Rail Jam set to rock downtown Ketchum

Posted By: The Ski Channel on February 24, 2011 12:47 pm

The 511 Downtown Rail Jam is back for an encore in the streets of Ketchum.   Held February 26th  from 7-10pm, the event will showcase local and traveling skiers and snowboarders on an actual street rail and a new feature created by Sun Valley Resort’s Terrain Park Crew. The downtown location, at 511 Leadville Avenue in Ketchum, means there is no need for spectators or participants to purchase lift tickets and admission for spectators is free!  The competition entry is $10 and all participants must sign a liability release or parental consent form for competitors under 18.  Registration will be at 6:30pm at the 511 Building the day of.

$1000 in prize money will be awarded along with some other mystery prizes.  DJ Train will be rocking the beats in fire pit lined streets along with fodd and libations. 

The $10 entry fee will benefit the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation. Participants can learn more by contacting Andy Gilbert with the SVSEF at andy@svsef.org.

Event sponsors include Cox Communications, Smith Optics, Sun Valley Company, Board Bin, Sturtevants, SVSEF, Whiskey Jacques, Sun Valley Chamber of Commerce, City of Ketchum, and Alpinfoto Photography.