The first of a series of grassroots snowboard events brought to you by Sask Snowboard will be Jan 19 at Asessippi. The day will include subsidized snowboard lessons, rentals, and lift tickets as well as some fun events for all to enter. There will be a high ollie contest, a speed carve limbo, and an event everyone can get down with, the SK Snowboard “Gold Standard” tricks for cash rail jam. (Only $5 to enter) Come take part in the amazing sport of snowboarding and get excited about partying at Asessippi.
The talking has began as the Battle of the Boarder is set for Asessippi Ski Area and Resort on Jan 18 2020. This Slopestyle competition will once again pit some of the best freestyle riders from Manitoba and Saskatchewan against one another in a competition for individual prowess and provincial supremecy. This 3rd instalment will break the tie as Manitoba won in 2018 and Saskatchewan ruled in 19. Registration will be onsite in the Asessippi day lodge beginning at 8:30 am with the competition scheduled to start at 11:00. Come represent your province in a fun day of snowboarding.
SK SBD is hosting its 2019/20 Team talent ID camp on April 5 and 6 in Banff/ Lake Louise. Athletes that would like to be part of next season’s program riding either with the provincial freestyle team or provincial freestyle development team should attend. Friday April 5 riders should meet at Sunshine Village at 10:00 at the gondola base outside creekside coffee shop. Sessions will go until 3:00 in the afternoon. On Saturday April 6 meeting time will be 10:30 near the board racks of Lake Louise Ski Area and will continue until 3:30 in the afternoon. If you would […]
The 2019 Provincial Championships will be held at Asessippi Ski Area and Resort on March 9. We are excited about a new course build that should ensure that every level of athletes should have the opportunity to show their skills and progression over the season. Age categories will be Male U11, U14, U17, 17+ and Female. The winners will be awarded “SK SBD Big Check” trophies and the $7500 in value can be converted into boarding bursaries to pursue their snowboarding in any SK SBD sanctioned program. These include but are not limited to Team Sask provincial team, Riderz Establishment […]
Friday afternoon will see an air competition that we are billing as the most fun and creative competition format ever. We are hosting a straight air, 180, 360, 540 competition but are also including instantaneous feedback for rad tricks in the form of cash money and prizes. Everyone is going to win something and there will be fun for all levels. Athletes will be able to get scores for each of the tricks that they are able to do but we want you to be able style them out and compete to push yourself at your level. It will definitely […]
Our 4th Mazda Grom Series event will be this Sunday March 3 at Mission Ridge. This just for fun event is to introduce young athletes who are 12 and under and new to competition to both speed and style events. They are completely free to all SK SBD members and a raging good time.
Mission Ridge Winter Park will be host to Provincial Series Events 4 and 5. Saturday March 3 will be SK SBD Jib Fest. This rail only event showcase some of the premier snowboarding talent in the province with cash prizes totalling $2500. Big checks and cold hard cash to the winners. First place to in the 17 and over category alone is Five Hundred bones! There will be multiple age categories including U14, U17, 17+, Female, and Ski. Registration will begin at 8:30 in the day lodge with training and heats starting at 10:00. Come out for a great day […]
Due to weather postponement form the first weekend in Feb we will be going ahead with 2 events this weekend. Sat Feb 16 will showcase Saskatchewan’s premier freestyle event, the “Jam Fest” Slopestyle. This Provincial Series Points event is the longest running slopestyle in Saskatchewan and a great turn out as well as an amazing course is expected. Registration will begin at 9:00 Saturday morning with the course opening for training at 10 am. Categories for Male U11, U14, U17, 17+ and Female U14, 14+ are expected but can be expanded or combined based on registration. Tons of Prizes and […]
10 Saskatchewan riders made the trip out to Big White (Kelowna) B.C. to compete at the BC Snowboard Provincial Series events. The 2 day slopestyle saw competitors from across western Canada and a couple from the United States. This was their first opportunity to hit a “Big” jump line this season. Our riders competed hard and had 5 great days of progression. Although everyone had a great event congratulations to Tate Schiele for making finals on the first day with a top 5 qualification result and a trip best SK rider score of 85.25. Great job to Angelina McCaffrey who […]
The 3rd annual Cash Bash sponsored by SK Snowboard and Propaganda is set for Sunday Jan 20 at Kinsmen Ski Area (Little Red), Prince Albert. This fun competition awards style and tricks with cold hard cash. Our amazing “judges” and volounteers are ready with a fistful of $5 dollar bills that will be handed out to competitors when they do something to impress them. It is for every level because they are just as stoked to see a first timer 50-50 a box as they are to see a seasoned veteran pull off a 450 out. Things will get going […]
There were a few bouncing helmets this weekend. We all want you kids to be as safe as you can. Make sure you read this and make sure your helmet fits right. ****You need to ensure that the helmet has the proper fit in order for it to do the job it’s meant to do. That means no thick Beanies under the Helmet. Here is a few key components to a proper fitting helmet. When you need a new helmet support your local shop and please head to a SK SBD sponsor shop to check them out. In Saskatoon, Backside […]
It was a great weekend at Asessippi. 64 snowboarders from across Manitoba and Saskatchewan came out to compete in the “Battle of the Boarder” This Manitoba and Saskatchewan Provincial Series points event kicked the new year off in style with some amazing riding going down. We were also stoked to see the largest group of female competitors of the season. Saskatchewan pulled out the provincial head to head competition, claiming the Golden Board by a score of 327 to 203!. Individual winners were as follows. Girls U13 1.Elsie Berger 2. Maya Veitch 3. Eryn Firnesz Girls U17 1.Paige Gordon 2. […]
The 2nd Annual “Battle of the Boarder” will see snowboard athletes from across Saskatchewan and Manitoba compete against one another for placings and represent their province in a head to head format for boarding supremacy. This slopestyle event is held on the boarder at Asessippi Ski Area Jan 12. Athletes will perform on a course made up of jumps and rails to get the best score possible. It is an important event as results count for both the Saskatchewan and Manitoba provincial series. Once the riding is finished the fun begins as every competitors points from the day are tallied […]
A great way to get started with snowboard competitions in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. Come be part of 1 or all of the 5 Mazda Grom Series events this season. Aimed at boarders that are 13 and under and fairly new to competition this format encourages athletes to be part of a coaching session with a small competition to follow. The emphasis is not on winning and losing but participating and succeeding at everyone’s level. The events are free with a SK Snowboard membership (available online or on site) except the final “Super Grom” at Asessippi on March 10 […]
The Sask Snowboard Provincial Series is packed this year with something happening all over the province. We are hoping to see you at all of the major resorts this season. Events are to be held at Asessippi, Wapiti, Little Red, Table Mountain, and Mission Ridge ranging from Chica’s Only Ride Camps, Slopestyle, Boardercross, and Big Air competitions, as well as our 35′ x 50′ freestyle training air bag. Specific event updates and information will be continually updated on this page as well as through social media. See you soon!