New Slopestyle Event April 17, 2013 - Season: 2012-13 Sunshine to host first ever slopestyle event Banff, Alberta, Canada – Sunshine Village Ski and Snowboard resort will host the inaugural Sunshine Slopestyle Event powered by Rockstar Energy, on April 20th and 21st. The new event, which will highlight some of the region’s best freestyle skiers and riders, will take place in the Grizzly Terrain Park beneath the Rogers Terrain Park. The ski portion of the competition begins Saturday at 10 a.m. with snowboarding to follow on Sunday at 10 a.m. Registration to participate in the event is $20 and will feature a youth category for men and women aged 12 to 17, and an adult category for men and women over 18. An awards ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. on the stage outside of Mad Trapper’s Saloon in the heart of Sunshine Village. What: Sunshine Slopestyle Event powered by Rockstar Energy When: Saturday, April 20th and Sunday, April 21st at 10 a.m. Where: Grizzly Terrain Park beneath the Rogers Terrain Park The weekend will also feature live performances from local band Cronic, who are set to kick off the Sunshine Spring Concert Series. The outdoor musical offerings run every weekend leading up to the 85th annual Slush Cup on May 20th. Both the slopestyle event and spring concert series are accessible to all of Sunshine’s on-mountain guests. For even more on the Sunshine slopestyle, visit http://youtu.be/7JB6VHy2jLs , and for more great spring events at Sunshine Village visit www.skibanff.com/events. Sunshine Village Ski and Snowboard Resort Sunshine Village, close to the town of Banff, provides skiers and boarders with 12-lifts including seven modern high speed quad chairs, the most in the Canadian Rockies, and one of the world’s fastest 8 passenger gondolas. Stay slope-side in the Rockies only “ski-in ski-out” hotel and ski or ride 3,300 acres and three mountains in the provinces of Alberta and British Columbia along the Continental Divide during Canada’s longest season from November to late May. For more information visit www.skibanff.com.