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2305 Mt. Werner Circle, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

Scholarship Day marks the first day of the season with revenues from the day’s specially priced ticket benefiting the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Scholarship Fund. Scholarship Day has raised nearly $760,000 since 1991/92. This fund provides financial support for deserving local children participating in Club programs. In fact, the Winter Sports Club is one of the oldest and most recognized ski clubs in the United States and has been named three times as the United States Ski & Snowboard Association’s Club of the Year. Tickets may be purchased at the Main Ticket Office, open 8:00am-5:00pm. Season passes, Pure passes and other passes are not valid on Scholarship Day.

Bring your Scholarship Day Ticket and get any of the following Opening Week Deals. Valid 11/27/13-12/4/13. Not valid with any other discount or offer.

  • 20% of all retail at The Grand Spa.
  • One half-priced tap beer or glass wine at the Cabin Bar. Valid through 12/15/13, except 11/28/13.
  • Get one free soda fountain drink at The Bear River, Thunderhead Food Court or Stoker with purchase.
  • 20% off any regular priced goggle, beanie, helmet or pair of gloves at any Steamboat Ski & Sport location or the Steamboat Pro Shop.
  • 20% off any single item at Steamboat Apparel and Gifts, Steamboat Gifts or Steamboat Grand Gift Shop. Full Price items only.

Opening Day Events

In addition to Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Scholarship Day be sure to join us for all of the Opening Day activities! The first lift will open at 8:30am. Activities include:

  • FREE Opening Day t-shirts to the first 100 in line at the Gondola.
  • FREE hot chocolate on the Steamboat Stage provided by the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club.
  • Surprise Gondola Car Opening Day Wishes.
  • Opening Day Happy Hour at the Bear River Bar & Grill from 11am – 5pm
        •2 for 1 Appetizers
        •$6 Korbel South Peach Cocktails
        •$5 Korbel Brut or Sweet Rose California Champagne

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