Mountain Creek Hosts TransAm Rail Jam

By AlpineZone News |
Feb 03 2006 - 09:04 AM

VERNON, New Jersey ??” On February 11th, Mountain Creek will call on amateur snowboarders from around the region to participate in the 2006 TransWorld TransAm contest. The unique rail jam is aimed at creating a fun progressive atmosphere for beginner snowboarders who are looking to get off the ground this winter.

The contest will test rider’s imaginations with a custom designed mini-slopestyle course. All participants will be evaluated on overall creativity, innovation and skill. The top three finishers for men and women will be featured on TransWorld Snowboarding Magazine’s website ( and awarded custom Oakley blades. First place holders will be presented with a limited edition Ride snowboard and qualify for the TransAm finals at the North Star resort in California on March 3. Additional awards will be given for categories such as “best fall” throughout the event.

Mountain Creek is the third stop on the five-stop TransAm tour which is hosted by the most progressive park resorts in the country. On site registration for the event will be held in the Training Room at Vernon Base from 9-10am and is open to the first 100 riders that sign up. Participants may download the TransWorld TransAm waivers at and present them at registration. The event will begin at 11:30am on the Sugar Trail and is free with a Mountain Creek season pass or a lift ticket.

For more information please contact Vanessa Peck at 973-864-8096 or [email][/email]. Further details can be found on the website