Snowboard Festival returns to Sunlight |

Snowboard Festival returns to Sunlight

The annual Bighorn Toyota Snowboard Festival will return to Sunlight Mountain Resort this weekend, complete with a Big Air Contest, a Rail Jam and a Slopestyle competition.

Free snowboard lessons also will be available to never-evers as part of the festivities.

Boarders of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in the contests. An extreme competition also is planned again this year.

The cost of each even is $5 for $10 for entry to all events.

The festival is sponsored again by Bighorn Toyota, along with BSR, Casual Culture and Factory Surplus.

Action will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday with the Slopestyle Competition in Sunlight’s terrain part.

Helmets are required and contestants are judged on style, form, fluidity and difficulty of maneuvers.

At 1 p.m. the Rail Jam will be held on the new rail in the terrain park. Helmets again are required.

On Sunday, never-ever boarders can get free lessons. The first 40 people to register at the Sunlight Education Center will get the free lessons, beginning at 10 a.m.

Registration will open at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday.

Then at 11 a.m. on Sunday, the crowd-pleasing Big Air event will be held on Holiday Hill, in full view of the deck.

Helmets are required.

Inverted aerials are prohibited.

The Snowboard Extreme competition will wrap up the day’s action, starting at 1 p.m. Sunday in the East Ridge area.

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