Industry Press Release

COPPER HOSTS 20th ANNUAL USASA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

04/24/2009

Copper Mountain, CO (April 1, 2009) — Copper is the host venue for the largest amateur snowboarding and freeskiing event on earth – the 2009 USASA Nationals, from April 3 – 11. This year, nearly 1,600 of the top regional finishers will attend the USASA Nationals to compete against some of the best male and female athletes from around the country in slopestyle, superpipe, boardercross, slalom and giant slalom in their quest to become national champions.

Schedule of Events (subject to change):

Friday, April 3 (Registration)

12:00 p.m.   Registration in the lower level of the Copper Conference Center

Saturday, April 4 (Practice Day)

8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Venues open for practice
4:00 – 8:00 p.m.   Opening Ceremonies in Burning Stones Plaza
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.   En Fuego: DJ Spins in Burning Stones Plaza
6:15 – 7:00 p.m.   Opening Ceremonies Parade in the Village at Copper
7:15 – 7:45 p.m.   En Fuego: BMX Show in Burning Stones Plaza
7:50 p.m   En Fuego: Torchlight Parade on Main Vein
8:00 p.m.   En Fuego: Fireworks Display

Sunday, April 5, (Competition Day 1)

7:50 a.m.   Boardercross Competition starts on Vein Glory
7:50 a.m.<