Jamboree And Videotron Are Back In Quebec City For The UNMARKED Video Contest


From Jamboree and Videotron:

Snowboard video contest showcasing the best of the Quebec backcountry.
Quebec City, Wednesday, January 23, 2019 – Powder hounds know there's nothing quite like the call of the fresh stuff, and that's the stoke the riders in this year's UNMARKED presented by Vidéotron video contest will be sharing with spectators and online viewers as part of the 2019 Jamboree festival. When all eight videos showcasing the pinnacle of backcountry expeditions in Quebec are posted online at the beginning of March, everyone will be encouraged to vote for their favorite flick, then the winning team of athletes and videographers will be crowned at the 2019 Jamboree. All eight videos will also be screened on the night of the Big Air World Cup Finals on March 16, right after the Freestyle Big Air Final. Prepare to feast your eyes on some breathtaking images of sick powder, tricks and adventure!

Check out the schedule for the live event here!

The video recruiter (Alex Cantin) is stoked to be back on board with the UNMARKED project this year. "Last year it was so sweet to take a tour with the video teams of some of the most stunning backcountry playgrounds Quebec has to offer," JF said. "They really set the bar high in terms of the imagery and the calibre of the riding, so we can't wait to see what the teams have in store this year."

Keep up to date on the videos and voting by following Jamboree on Instagram here!

Les Prospecteurs, Les Dameuses and the Northern Explorers get to challenge last year's snowboard category champions Les Épicuriens de la glisse. After last year's male-dominated competition, the organizers are pleased to announce a female contingent for 2019 as many of the ski and snowboard teams now feature women athletes too.

The viewers get to decide who wins.
Hot on the heels of the huge viewer participation in the 2018 contest, this year's UNMARKED is putting the power in the public's hands again to decide on the best video. Fans can check out the Jamboree Facebook page at the beginning of March to watch the videos and "like" their favorite short film.

The team that wins the people's vote in the snowboard categories gets to walk away with $1,500 in prize money to share. And that’s not all—there's also $1,000 in prize money up for grabs with the Vidéotron Top Pick Award for the best video and storyline. That's a total prize purse of $4,000 for the 2019 UNMARKED contest!

Jamboree back with another spring in its step.
Spring is in the air again for the second year running as the Jamboree hosts the FIS Big Air World Cup Finals. Downtown Quebec City's L'Îlot Fleurie is the place to be this March 15–17 when the world's top snowboarders take off on the big ramp. See the full event details online at www.snowjamboree.com.

About the Jamboree
The Jamboree is an iconic snowboard festival that was born in 2005 and rolls out the red carpet every year for the FIS Snowboard World Cup, now in its 20th edition on home snow. Sanctioned by Canada Snowboard, Freestyle Canada, the Quebec Snowboard Association and Ski Acro Québec, the 2019 Jamboree is proud to present the FIS Snowboard and Freestyle Ski Big Air World Cups. This year's event runs March 15–17, 2019. Quebec Winter Events Corporation delegates the production of this prestigious world-class happening to Gestev, a leading-edge company that has specialized in organizing sporting and cultural events in the Quebec City area since 1992 and has earned BNQ 9700-253 certification for responsible event management.

About Gestev
Founded in 1992, Gestev is a dynamic event management company specializing in happenings that make their mark locally as well as on the world stage. Over the years, Gestev has raised event management and production standards by adding a party twist to high-calibre sporting events, including music shows and live entertainment, while making competitions accessible to all. Jamboree, Red Bull Crashed Ice, Vélirium, Ski Tour Canada and Transat Québec Saint- Malo are just a few of the major events organized by Gestev, which also manages the Baie de Beauport recreational site.

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