South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – October 8, 2009 –The United States of America Snowboard Association has launched a two month fundraising promotion to raise money for the USASA Regional Series. The funds will go directly to the 31 Regional Series around the country, all of which are run by volunteers. This funding will help them to continue to provide the 5,000 members with the opportunity to participate in fun, fair and safe snowboard and ski events each year. As part of their partnership with the USASA, Mitsubishi has donated the 2010 Lancer Sportback Ralliart to be used as the grand prize in the nationwide promotion.

To enter, go to and complete the online entry/donation form there. You will automatically receive three (3) entries for $30, five (5) entries for $50, or twelve (12) entries for $100. Limit twelve entries per person per day. Follow the instructions to make your secure contribution via credit card. Entries must be received by November 30, 2009.

One (1) Grand Prize winner will be randomly drawn to receive a 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback Ralliart with an approximate retail value (ARV) of $28,310. The Winner will be responsible for all U.S. and State taxes and/or fees. The Grand Prize winner will be randomly selected from among all eligible entries received, on or about December 15, 2009. Official rules are published on the website.

About Mitsubishi Motors
The new-for-2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback joins the multiple award-winning* Lancer family bringing additional versatility and performance to the model line. The Lancer Sportback Ralliart adapts the powertrain and all-wheel technology from the rally-bred Lancer Evolution series. The result is a unique model with enhanced utility that is optimized for exhilarating yet balanced overall road performance, and offers excellent traction and handling in various conditions. On sale in the fall, the 2010 Sportback Ralliart gets the same version of the Lancer Ralliart 4B11 T/C turbocharged/intercooled 2.0-liter DOHC MIVEC engine that is derived from the Lancer Evolution, and is teamed with the Twin Clutch-Sportronic® Shift Transmission (TC-SST) from the Lancer Evolution MR model. Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc., (MMNA) is responsible for all manufacturing, finance, sales, marketing, research and development operations for Mitsubishi Motors in the United States. MMNA sells coupes, convertibles, sedans, sport utility vehicles, and light trucks through a network of approximately 450 dealers. For more information, contact the Mitsubishi Motors News Bureau at (888) 560-6672 or visit


United States of America Snowboard Association is dedicated to supporting recreational and competitive snowboarding within 31 regional series throughout the United States of America. Since 1988, USASA has fostered the competitive spirit of snowboard athletes and developed a solid grassroots organization that allows boys and girls of all ages and abilities to participate in over 500 organized snowboard events that qualify for national and international competition. See the complete event schedule and more at