22/02/2011 | by Tom Copsey
You are a motivated snowboarder and want to draw the attention of international media and industry? You want to grab a part of EUR 40.000.- sick prize money and compete with other freestylers or just watch the action as viewer? – Here is your chance, the QParks Tour 2011 is ON!!
Since the beginning, QParks stands for constant park quality. But also the list of events in the QParks portfolio has reached impressive scales in the meanwhile. Besides the famous Horsefeathers Pleasure Jam there are other series of contests which follow the goal to give motivated youngsters the chance to get a foothold in the freestyle scene.
Obviously, they have the best requirements for starting a freestyle tour and have put their heads together and decided to make the next move to offer young and talented riders out there a spring board for a carrier as a freestyle pro. From now on, the QParks Tour is reality and we can look forward to a series of cool events – now it’s up to you to show your skills and draw attention of the scene. It might sound a bit hackneyed but one thing about the QParks tour is crystal clear: action speaks louder than words!
The QParks Tour is an international freestyle tour, that lasts the whole winter season and takes place in selected snowparks in Austria, Switzerland and Italy. All stops are open contests for Snowboarders in the categories men, women and rookies.
Especially for talented young bloods the QParks Tour is a perfect opportunity to jump into the spotlight of the scene. Freestylers can battle with other riders, snap new tricks and expand contacts to others of the scene. All viewers you should not miss those events, as most of the stops offer beside the contest action a nice side program with BBQ, DJ-sounds and public film and photo sessions with the QParks media crew.
Beside tons of cool goodies from the sponsors all riders have the chance to win sick prize money! The winners of each tour stop qualify automatically for the huge final of the QParks Tour which will take place at the end of the season at the Horsefeathers Superpark Dachstein.
- international freestyle tour – 19 snowboard and freeski contests – 10 snowparks – 3 countries
- 2 events are official tour stops of the Shred Down Austrian Masters, at 3 events you can gather TTR points
- categories: men, women, rookies
- sick prize money in total of EUR 40.000.-, a lot of goodies from the event partners and qualifying spots for other events
TOURMODE AND QUALIFICATION
Until the end of April all 9 contests are qualification events for the big final at the end of the season. The goal is to collect as much points as possible. The given points at each tour stop will be allocated as followed:
1. Place: 30 Points
2. Place: 25 Points
3. Place: 20 Points
4. Place: 14 Points
5. Place: 12 Points
6. Place: 10 Points
7. Place: 8 Points
8. Place: 6 Points
9. Place: 4 Points
10. Place: 2 Points
Treasure island – win your Balicamp trip
Easier than a treasure hunt is the QParks Tour raffle. Ride the contests, become the most popular rider of the Tour and win an all-inclusive trip to the BALICAMP. But also spectators can vote for their favorite pro and win a BALICAMP holiday at the end of the tour! The trip to the sun, waves, surfing and easy lifestyle for both riders and voters includes flight, accommodation and surfguiding in the legendary Balicamp!
Read more at qparks.com!