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Jr. Castlerock Extreme Challenge

Talented young skiers (14 & under) are invited to compete in a highly challenging and technical run down Castlerock’s infamous Lift Line.  Join us for the 4th Annual Jr. Castlerock Challenge, a qualifying event for the main Castlerock Extreme Challenge and part of the Ski The East Freeride Tour. 


  • Open to 110 competitors up to 14 years old. 
  • Online preregistration is now live. NO DAY OF REGISTRATIONS.
  • Competitors MUST have a lift ticket, or season pass. Parents are responsible for getting competitors to and from the event.


  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Bib pick-up/check-in (Gate House Lodge on the Second Floor)
  • 9:00 AM Judges' Meeting (Gate House Lodge on the Second Floor)
  • 9:30 AM Competitors' Meeting (Gate House Lodge on the Second Floor)
  • 10:00 AM Event starts (Top of Liftline Trail at Castlerock)
    • Heat 1 (8 and under) starts at 10:00 AM
    • Heat 2 (9-11 yrs) starts no earlier than 10:30 AM
    • Heat 3 (12-14 yrs) starts no earlier than 11:00 AM
  • 2:00 PM Awards Ceremony (Outside Valley House)

Format and Judging


  • One run per competitor 
  • Competitors allowed one practice run
  • Youngest age category first
  • Competition format will consist of one competitor dropping into course every 2 minutes (may change depending on whether and judges.) If a competitor misses his/her start time, it is up to the discretion of the starter if competitor will get to run. Re-runs will not be offered.


  • There are three judges stationed along the course with each having a different vantage point. Judging criteria are: 
    1. Difficulty and execution of line
    2. Air/style 
    3. Fluidity
    4. Quality of turns
  • No refunds for disqualified competitors.

Date: 2/7/2015
Time: 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Location: Lincoln Peak, Sugarbush Resort
Admission: $20
Website: http://www.skitheeast.net/freeridetour/stop3/
Area: Lincoln Peak
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