PORTLAND, OREGON (Nov. 18, 2010) – Riders are confirmed and prize money finalized for the upcoming Backyard Bang Rail Jam in downtown Denver at the Art Institute of Colorado this Saturday November 20th at 12 Noon.
The official rider list can be viewed at www.salomonsnowboard.com
Pro Riders in attendance include Louif Paradis, Scotty Arnold, Harrison Gordon, Chris Grenier and perhaps Jed Anderson.
First place prize for men will be $1500 and the first place prize for women will be $1000. Riders are traveling from throughout the US to compete against Colorado’s finest.
The event is open to the public at no charge and will include food, refreshments and a wide range of entertainment options. Interactive games, giveaways, autograph signing with pro riders and a DJ booth will all be a part of the day’s activities.
The fun won’t stop after the finals are over. Attendees are invited to hang with the Pro’s and celebrate the beginning of the snow season at the official after party at City Hall. The evening will help raise money for SOS, The Snowboard Outreach Society. It’s 21+ and $10 at the door.
Event sponsors include The Art Institute of Colorado, Salomon Snowboards, Bonfire Snowboarding Company, Scion, Skull Candy, Snowboard Colorado Magazine, Red Bull and Inkmonster.
For more information about the event, please contact Marcie Kaplan, Admissions Marketing Coordinator at The Art Institute of Colorado at 303-824-4724 or [email protected] . For registration and competition details, please check www.salomonsowboards.com.
About The Art Institute of Colorado
For over 55 years, The Art Institute of Colorado (www.artinstitutes.edu/denver) has been a vital resource to the metro Denver community. It offers career-focused bachelor’s and associate’s degrees in the areas of design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts. The Art Institute of Colorado is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. (230 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1413, 1.800.621.7440, www.ncahlc.org ) The Art Institute of Colorado is one of The Art Institutes (www.artinstitutes.edu), a system of more than 45 education institutions located throughout North America, providing an important source of design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts professionals
About Salomon Snowboards
Salomon Snowboards seeks to inspire and enable riders of every level as they discover, develop and put to action their love of snowboarding; through innovative products and events that preserve snowboarding’s core social, cultural and environmental values. To find out more visit www.salomonsnowboard.com .