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Pond Skim at Whitefish Mountain Resort
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Ski Season Grand Finale

We end the season with a splash at the annual Pond Skim!

Ski or snowboard over a custom built pond (costume mandatory) for a chance at a $1050 cash purse.

This event always fills up for competitors and we have had upwards of 2000 spectators. Come be a part of the best end-of-season throw down around!

Schedule
1:30pm all participants at the pond / checked in at registration in costume.
2:00pm competitors meeting
2:30pm Start
Awards 30 minutes after final skim (about 4:30)

Registration
-Pre-register online (and save $10) before 10am on the day of the event.
-Maximum 60 Skimmers. You MUST wear a real costume or your entry will be refunded and we will take someone from the waiting list.
-T-shirts are guaranteed to the first 50 online registrants, so sign up early!
-Day of registration will be $40, and available at the Pond Skim Venue IF space remains.
-Day of entries will be chosen based on best costume - at 1:30pm sharp.
-Even if you pre-register you must check in at 1:30pm at the bottom of Chair 1 on the day of the event to claim your t-shirt and bag of swag!

Event Format
Round #1- everyone will try to skim across the pond. Those who make it across will advance to the next round.
Round #2- remaining skimmers go over jump before entering the pond. Those who make it across the pond after the obstacle will advance to the next round.
Round #3- remaining skimmers will enter the pond switch! Farthest skimmer is the winner.

Rules (yes it does have rules)
-Participants must have skis or snowboards appropriately worn (normally mounted).
-Costumes are required and will be judged in a category by itself.
-Skimmers must start in the order determined by the starter.
-The Pond Skim is open to all competitors 16yrs and older.
-All drinks must be in a plastic container (no glass or bottles or blatant-over-the-top-drinking).
-No one visibly drunk will be allowed to participate.

Categories
$300 Pond Skim Ski Winner (Male or Female)
$300 Pond Skim Snowboard Winner (Male or Female)
$150 Pond Skim 2nd Place (Opposite gender of above winners - Ski or Board)
$150 Best Costume
$50 Best Crash
$50 Best Skimmer Under 21
$50 Best Skimmer Using Alternative Gear (Mono ski cross country skis ski blades etc. NO SLEDS!!!)

Awards to be held at the pond 30 minutes after last skim at the pond.

A SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS

Questions?
Email: events@skiwhitefish.com
Events Phone: (406) 862.2910

To see other events being held at Whitefish Mountain Resort, visit: http://skiwhitefish.com/events/

 
 
 
 
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Age group event is most appropriate for

All ages

Amenities
Free Event
Child Friendly
 
More Information

Whitefish Mountain Resort

406-862-2910

Event Dates: April 07, 2018

Event times: 2:30-4:30pm

Admission fees (if any): Free to Watch; $30 to Enter

Driving directions to event

The Pond Skim takes place at the base of Chair 1 in the upper village at Whitefish Mountain Resort

Location:
Latitude: 48.480958000
Longitude: -114.357800000
 
 
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