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USSA Hole Shot Tour hits Killington Resort

The USSA Hole Shot Tour makes it's Killington Resort stop Feb. 4-6. The Hole Shot Cross Tour is a competition designed to bridge the gap between grassroots and World Cup level for Snowboardcross and Skicross. The event also brings athletes together from across the country to identify the top juniors in the sport. Athletes 15 (SBX), 16 (SX) and older compete together in an open-class style event. The top juniors will be named to U.S. Snowboarding and U.S. Freeskiing Project Gold, a group of top development athletes who will train together in the summer. They will also be invited to other select projects.

Athletes also qualify for Junior World Championships and World Cup events from the Hole Shot Tour. Athletes must have a current National USSA license and FIS license prior to registering for a Revolution Tour contest. USSA or FIS memberships may not be purchased onsite; memberships must be purchased at least two weeks prior to the event.

Events will take place on the Snowshed Slope. Each field (SX and SBX) will feature 80 men/women. Entry fee is $100 per event. Includes lift ticket for competition days only. Training tickets may be purchased online for $35.

Schedule: (subject to change)
Monday, Feb. 4
9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Registration and check-in, Snowshed Lodge
9:30 - 10 a.m. Course inspection
10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Course open for skier cross training
1 - 3 p.m. Course open for boarder cross training
4 p.m. Team Captains' meeting, Snowshed Lodge
Tuesday, Feb. 5
8:30 a.m. Lift open
8:40 - 9 a.m. Course inspection
9 - 9:45 a.m. Boarder cross and skier cross training
10 a.m. Boarder cross and skier cross qualification
1 p.m. Boarder cross and skier cross finals, with award immediately following
5 p.m. Team Captains' meeting, Snowshed Lodge
Wednesday, Feb. 6
8:30 a.m. Lift open
8:40 - 9 a.m. Course inspection
9 - 9:45 a.m. Boarder cross and skier cross training
10 a.m. Boarder cross and skier cross qualification
1 p.m. Boarder cross and skier cross finals, with award immediately following