Wednesday, March 13, 2013
2013 SPRING JAM - 13TH Annual March 21st – 31st If you want to be part of the premier spring festival in the Rockies the Spring Jam is the place to be for Big Air, concerts and the Battle in the Bowls. All the activities are FREE and open to the public! Skiers and snowboarders from the all around the country will be in Snowmass to compete for the national titles in various divisions of the Nature Valley NASTAR National Championships. The Bud Light Big Air Fridays (March 22,29 – 2PM at Snowmass, Fanny Hill) has become a tradition on Fanny Hill in Snowmass, and attracts competitors from across the nation to show off their high-flying aerials. This year be sure to watch the Little Air competition which follows immediately, kids are invited to compete on a special “little air” jump for prizes! The Fallen Friends memorial (March 23 – 12Noon) at Aspen Highlands is the chance for locals to rock their favorite costume and compete on a one-of-a-kind course. Proceeds from this benefit AVSC Scholarship Funds, register at www.aspensnowmass.com/springjam. KickAspen Big Air (March 23 – 8PM at Aspen Mountain) is an invitational event, under the lights, where skiers and snowboarders compete on a 60-foot jump at the base of Aspen Mountain-easy to walk to from all parts of town. Bud Light Hi-Fi Concert Series (March 22 – 3PM – Snowmass base village) is the place to be, featuring Brett Dennen and his group, if you want to hear “feel good” music and are reading to scoot your boots to his dance tunes. Helly Hansen’s Battle of the Bowls at Aspen Highlands (March 30 – 9:30 AM) takes place on an exciting course specially designed by Chris Davenport. If you’d like to compete, make some righteous turns in the pow pow, register to do battle at www.aspensnowmass.com/battle. All the teams will meet at the end at Highlands Pizza to celebrate and swap tall tales! Jammin’ on the corner (March 30) head to the corner of Cooper and Galena in Aspen for the Hi-Fi CORE PARTY at 8PM with funky sounds of GroupLove and special guest DJ Naka G! Snowboarders go head-to-head to see who will take home rail glory at the Smith Grudgematch Rail Jam (March 31, Buttermilk), and you can catch all the action from the deck at Bumps, registration to compete is free at Radio Boardshop in Aspen. Terrain Park Boot Camp ( March 23 & 24/30 & 31 – 12Noon, Snowmass)is the place for all of you beginners to learn rails, boxes and jumps from professional coaches and athletes….don’t be scared…get out there and try it! Others exciting events at SPRING JAM: March 21 3-4:30PM – Live music: JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound, Base Village, Snowmass 5-6:30PM – Flow State, movie by Warren Miller, Base Village, Snowmass March 22 9:30 AM – Competition Day 1, Spider Sabich Race Arena 3-4PM – Live music: Matthew Moon, Base Village, Snowmass 5-6:30 PM – Bud Light Hi-Fi Concert, Base Village March 23 9:30AM – Competition Day 2, Spider Sabich Race Arena 3-4:30PM – Live music: Jes Grew, Base Village 4:30PM-8PM – NASTAR National Championships Awards Ceremony, Base Village March 24 10AM – Nature Valley NASTAR Race of Champions, Spider Sabich Race Arena 1PM – Team Races, Spider Sabich Race Arena We hope to see you this March!