Attitash on the Hunt for Kids with the Gift of Gab

By AlpineZone News |
Dec 20 2004 - 03:33 PM

BARTLETT, NH ??” The search is on. As part of the national Snow Star Search, Attitash is inviting local and regional kids age 10-14 to cut an audio snow report in hopes of being featured in the NBC broadcast of The Sports Illustrated for Kids Next Snow Search. Top contestants will be featured on allowing the public to vote for their favorite junior announcer who will then be able to participate in the Snow Star Search semi-finals.

“Kids bring your folks and folks bring your kids,” said Alex Kaufman, Resort Communications Manager for Attitash. “Everyone who comes out will get to digitally record a one minute snow report. The top entries will be uploaded onto so that the world can vote for their favorite.”

The recording session will take place Wednesday, Jan. 5 from 3-5 p.m. at the Attitash Base Lodge. Hopefuls will have their picture taken to go along with their snow report sample on The snow report script will be supplied by Attitash meaning entrants need only arrive with a smile for the camera and voice for the microphone.

Upon completion of the recording session, the general public will have the opportunity to listen to each snow report and vote for their favorites by visiting The audio samples will be available to the public between Jan. 7-11 after which time the top vote getter will be crowned.

The top contestant will have the opportunity to be entered into the semi-finals of the Snow Star Search. The Snow Star Search is a part of The Sports Illustrated for Kids Next Snow Search that airs on NBC television.

Contestants do not need to be skiers or snowboarders to participate in the recording session, but some snow sports familiarity is helpful in reading a snow report.

Lodging is available at The Grand Summit Resort Hotel starting at $79 per person per night including lift tickets during the month of January. Guests can get more information or reserve their package by visiting or calling (800) 223-SNOW.

Attitash is also offering an incentive in January where kids can ski and stay free with their parents when a 3-5 day ski and stay package is reserved at the Grand Summit Resort Hotel. Restrictions do apply.