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Date: Sunday, April 10, 2016
Event Check-In: Coca-Cola tent in Gondola Square between 9:30-11:30am
Time: Event starts at 1:00pm
Where: On Stampede trail at the Base of the Steamboat Ski Area
Eligibility: Open, Event Capacity is limited to 50 skimmers. No refunds or transfers once an entry is accepted.
Registration: Entry fee is $20, participants must check in on the day of the event between 9:30-11:30am, or their spot will be given to those competitors on the waiting list.

  • You must bring your own skis or board depending on your watercraft preference.
  • COSTUMES are highly encouraged.
  • No full-figured powder skis permitted – waist maximum of 11.5cm.
  • Any length of ski or board permitted.
  • ABSOLUTELY no poles allowed on course.
  • You must be at least 9 years or older to participate.
  • No alcoholic beverages within the race arena – disqualification will be immediate.

There is only one division in the 2015 Splashdown Pond Skimming Championships. You must outdo all skiers and riders, men and women, children and the elderly if you are to be crowned the champion.

Overall scores will be based on the following criteria:
Costume: 10-point scale
Distance: 1 points for every 5 feet crossed & 10 points for all the way
Style: 10-point scale
Crowd Response: 10-point scale based on the noise meter and overall crowd reaction
Air: 10-point scale

SMARTWOOL BELLY FLOP COMPETITION: A special SmartWool prize will also be awarded to the best belly flop.