Burton US Open 2013 Details

Posted By: The Ski Channel on December 19, 2012 7:28 pm

The 31st annual Burton US Open presented by MINI will take place in Vail, Colorado from February 25th – March 2nd 2013. Over 100 of the world’s top riders will participate for four days in progressive halfpipe and slopestyle competitions to get a slice of over $340,000 in cash prizes.

 The schedule will be as follows:

 2013 Burton US Open Championships Competition Schedule

Wednesday, February 27th:     Slopestyle Semi-Finals

Thursday, February 28th:         Halfpipe Semi-Finals

Friday, March 1st:                    Slopestyle Finals

Saturday, March 2nd:               Halfpipe Finals

The qualifying rounds will take place at the first ever US Open Snowboarding Qualifiers event in Seven Springs, PA February 1st -3rd. The top 10 qualifying men and five women per discipline will go on to compete at the US Open Championships in Vail

The top 10 men and five women from the World Snowboarding Points List per discipline (halfpipe and slopestyle) will also be invited to compet

e in Vail. In addition, 20 men and 10 women per discipline will receive wild card invitations to compete. For a list of invited and wild card riders go to  www.burton.com/uso.

The Burton European Open (BEO) Juniors events (halfpipe and slopestyle) are scheduled to take place in Laax, Switzerland on February 9th, 2013. The Us Open junior Jam has been cancelled for the year 2013, but the top two boys and top girl from the BEO Juniors event will advance to the semi-finals of the US Open Championships in Vail.

 For additional Burton event details, head to www.burton.com/events or follow the hashtag #BurtonUSOpen. And stay tuned for plenty of exciting news to come about confirmed riders, the entertainment line-up and webcast/broadcast details.