Copper Hosts 21st Annual USASA National Championships

COPPER HOSTS 21st ANNUAL USASA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

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Copper Mountain, CO…April 1, 2010…Copper is the host venue for the largest amateur snowboarding and freeski event on earth – the 2010 USASA Nationals, from April 3 – 10.  This year, nearly 1,500 of the top finishers from almost 35 different regions will attend the USASA Nationals to compete against some of the best male and female athletes from around the country in slopestyle, superpipe, boardercross, slalom and giant slalom in their quest to become national champions. www.usasa.org

Schedule of Events (subject to change):

Daily Schedule for Competition Start Times (detailed schedules are available at registration)

7:50 a.m.                       Halfpipe                                                Main Vein Superpipe

7:50 a.m.                       Slopestyle                                             Catalyst Terrain Park

7:50 a.m.                       Boardercross / Skiercross                      Vein Glory

8 a.m. – 6 p.m.              Daily Registration / Check-In                 Lower Level Conference Center

9 a.m.                          Slalom                                                  Copperopolis

9 a.m.                          Giant Slalom                                          Copperopolis

4 – 6 p.m.                     Awards Ceremony (Sun – Fri)               Burning Stones Plaza

5 p.m.                           Daily Captain’s Meetings                       Ptarmigan

Friday, April 2

Noon – Midnight           Registration open                                   Lower Level Conference Center

Saturday, April 3

8 a.m. – 8 p.m.              Registration                                           Lower Level Conference Center

8 a.m. – 4 p.m.              Practice – All Venues                            All venues

5 – 8 p.m.                     Opening Ceremonies                             Burning Stones Plaza

6 – 8 p.m.                     PG Family Movie (TBD)                       The Cage

7:15 – 7:45 p.m.             BMX Show                                           Burning Stones Plaza

7:50 p.m.                       Torchlight Parade                                  On Mountain – Main Vein

8 p.m.                           USASA Nationals Fireworks Display     Burning Stones Plaza

Sunday, April 4 (Easter Sunday)

8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.         Big Kids (13+) Easter Egg Hunt             On Mountain

8:30 a.m.                       Community Church Service                    Copper Chapel

11 a.m.                         Easter Egg Hunt (6-12 years)                 The Village at Copper

Noon                            Easter Egg Hunt (5-and-under)              The Village at Copper

12:30 p.m.                     Mountain Top Church Service                Top of American Eagle Lift

4 – 6 p.m.                     USASA Awards Ceremony                   Burning Stones Plaza

6 – 8 p.m.                     PG Family Movie (TBD)                       The Cage

Monday, April 5

4 – 6 p.m.                     USASA Awards Ceremony                   Burning Stones Plaza

6:30 – 8 p.m.                 Woodward at Copper Ping-Pong Tourney – The Cage

6:30 – 8 p.m.                 Woodward at Copper Game of Skate     The Barn

Tuesday, April 6

4 – 6 p.m.                     USASA Awards Ceremony                   Burning Stones Plaza

6:30 – 8 p.m.                 Woodward at Copper Guitar Hero Tourney – The Cage

6:30 – 8 p.m.                 Woodward at Copper Mini Ramp Jam    The Barn

Wednesday, April 7

3:30 – 5:30 p.m.             USASA Awards Ceremony                   Burning Stones Plaza

4 – 6 p.m.                     Monster Mashup Pro Superpipe Event    Main Vein Superpipe

7 – 11 p.m.                   USASA Nat’ls Windell’s Dance Party    Jack’s Bar

Thursday, April 8

4 – 6 p.m.                     USASA Awards Ceremony                   Burning Stones Plaza

6:30 – 8 p.m.                 Woodward at Copper Foosball Tourney  The Cage

6:30 – 8 p.m.                 Woodward at Copper Bowl Jam             The Barn

7:30 – 8:30 p.m.             Transworld Movie – “GET REAL”         Burning Stones Plaza

Friday, April 9

4 – 6 p.m.                     USASA Awards Ceremony                   Burning Stones Plaza

Saturday, April 10

Weather day

Due to the USASA National Championships April 3 – 10, Catalyst Terrain Park, Main Vein Superpipe, Vein Glory, Copperopolis and the NASTAR course will be closed to the public at varying times Friday, April 2 – Saturday, April 10 (terrain openings and closures are subject to change).  Copper apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause; guests are invited to enjoy the event during this time.  Freeride locations open to the public include Eagle Jib Park, High Point Park, Jibberish Park and the Kidz Terrain Park.  Guests can inquire at the Ticket Windows or Guest Services locations for information regarding spectator access, foot passenger lift access or other details regarding the USASA National Championships.

On Easter Sunday, April 4, make sure to bring the kids (young and old alike) to Colorado’s Largest Easter Egg Hunt. 50,000 Easter Eggs will fill the Village and Mountain this Easter Sunday at Copper. There will be an all-ages hunt on the mountain and two kid’s hunts in the village. Plus there will be special “Copper Eggs” in each of the hunts that can be redeemed for great prizes, including cash, season passes, and much more!

Woodward at Copper is the first of its kind indoor/outdoor ski and snowboard camp on the planet, with a focus on terrain park and pipe progression. The 20,000 sq ft Woodward at Copper Barn gives campers access to Snowflex® jumps, foam pits, a spring floor, fly-bed trampolines and indoor skateboard features. During USASA Nationals, participants will receive discounts on most sessions, including up to 50% off One Hit Wonder Sessions and up to 25% off Drop-In Sessions, USASA participant only exclusive access, as well as USASA participant’s Friends and Family receiving discounts. Restrictions may apply. For a virtual tour of The Barn, program details, videos, pictures and much more, visit www.WoodwardatCopper.com.

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About Copper

Copper Mountain knows there are skiers and riders out there who have never felt the thrill of waking up and hearing on the radio that school was cancelled. There are people who have never spent a whole day in the snow doing anything their heart desired. No joke. These people, and those who understand snow day bliss, are the reason we do what we do. So come to Copper to take a day, or two or seven and experience the mountain. Welcome everybody, to the home of the snow day. For up-to-date weather, photos and more visit www.coppercolorado.com.  New this year is the first ever indoor/outdoor ski and snowboard camp on the planet, Woodward at Copper, www.woodwardatcopper.com.

About USASA

The USASA is a grassroots snowboard organization with over 5,000 members who compete in more than 500 events in 33 regional series across the U.S. Competitors range in age from 7 – 70 and represent a group of riders passionate about the sport of snowboarding. The USASA National Championships have been the final event of the season for these riders for close to 20 years.  This year will mark the 21st annual USASA Nationals and promises to be the biggest and best yet.  For more info including detailed schedules, competition groups and more, visit www.usasa.org.

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