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Boyne Highlands ~ “The Sizzler” Slopestyle Competition ~ January 16, 2021

For our second annual Bourbon & Bacon Bash, we are changing up last year’s hot event to a slopestyle throwdown. The Sizzler is open to all skiers and snowboarders who want to go all out for the sake of bacon and giveaways. This is a judged event and top finishers will walk away with some great prizes like Plath’s Meats bacon, BOYNE gift cards, and SWAG.  The Sizzler will be a fast moving competition with music, an announcer, and various divisions based on the number of entrants. Each rider will get two runs and the opportunity for bonus points by hitting “The Sizzler” bacon feature located at the base of the Lower Heather Terrain Park.

Spectators are welcome so come on out! Join us to watch from the base and enjoy a mouthwatering pig roast and a bar. We will have music, a bonfire, and visits from Huey The Highlands Pup to make for a fun – and sizzling – afternoon on the slopes.

Schedule of Events: Saturday, January 16

  • Event Registration: Pre-registration online is currently closed. Please register from 1-2:30pm the day of the event at the bottom of MacGully Terrain Park
  • Participation Fee: $20 | $10 with PEEPS Pass (collected on site)
  • Open Practice: 1-2:30pm in Lower Heather Terrain Park
  • Rider’s meeting: 2:45pm at the bottom of Lower Heather Terrain Park
  • Pig Roast and Bar: 2pm
  • Slopestyle Competition: 3pm in Lower Heather Terrain Park
  • Awards: 5pm (estimated) on hill at bottom of the terrain park, immediately following event
  • Open to skiers and snowboarders of all ages, participants under 18 must have a a parent/guardian present at on site registration to sign the waiver

Sizzler Awards

  • 1st Place: 5 pounds of pepper bacon & 5 pounds of cajun bacon, provided by Plath’s Meats; BOYNE gift card, swag
  • 2nd Place: 3 pounds of bacon provided by Plath’s Meats; BOYNE gift card, swag
  • 3rd Place: 3 pounds of bacon provided by Plath’s Meats; BOYNE gift card, swag

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Boyne Highlands ~ Skier/Boarder Cross ~ January 17, 2021

This event will pit racers against one another, in a spectacular double elimination style tournament, based on the racers’ age, gender, and discipline.

Each race heat has four racers on the course at the same time, firing out of their allocated gates when the starting gun bangs – and battling it out on a course that includes banked turns, jumps and other obstacles. Race against your friends and see who the real king of the mountain is. The first one across the finish line wins! The event is open to skiers and snowboarders, and everyone must have a valid lift ticket or pass, helmet, and signed release form.

Race: Sunday, January 17 at 3pm | Nastar

On Site Registration: There will be registration day of, at Skier Services until 2pm. Questions, please call 231.526.3026.

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Boyne Highlands – Holiday Rail Jam – December 29, 2019

Holiday Rail Jam presented by Under Armour

The Holiday Rail Jam is open to all skiers and snowboarders who want to “lay it on the line” and show us what you got.  This is a judged event and top finishers will walk away with some great prizes like Boyne gift cards and SWAG from Under Armour.  The rail jam will be a fast moving competition with music, announcer and various divisions based on the number of entrants.  Spectators are welcome so come on out and get ready for a great show.

Stuff you need to know:

  • Registration noon – 1:30pm in the near the entrance to the cafeteria at Boyne Highlands
  • Entry Fee is $5.00
  • Rail Jam will begin at 2pm, location to be determined
  • Divisions are dependent upon who signs up, but rest assured there will be divisions for boys, girls, skiers and snowboarders
  • Top finishers will receive BOYNE Gift Cards
  • Swag give away
  • All competitors must wear a helmet If you have questions or would like more information please contact Dan Turcott at dturcott@boyne.com.

Must be 18 years or older to sign the event waiver or have a parent or guardian present at registration to sign the waiver

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Boyne Mountain – Holiday Rail Jam – December 30, 2019


The Holiday Rail Jam is open to all skiers and snowboarders who want to “lay it on the line” and show us what you got.  This is a judged event and top finishers will walk away with some great prizes like Boyne gift cards and swag from the event sponsor.  The rail jam will be a fast moving competition with music, announcer and various divisions based on the number of entrants.  Spectators are welcome so come on out and get ready for a great show.

Things to know:

  • Registration 2 – 3:30pm in the West Civic Center Lobby at Boyne Mountain.
  • Entry Fee is $5.00
  • Rail Jam will begin at 4pm at a location to be determined
  • Divisions are dependent upon who signs up, but rest assured there will be divisions for boys, girls, skiers and snowboarders
  • Top finishers will receive BOYNE Gift Cards
  • Swag give away from event sponsor
  • All competitors must wear a helmet

If you have questions or would like more information please contact Dan Turcott at dturcott@boyne.com.

Must be 18 years or older to sign the event waiver or have a parent or guardian present at registration to sign the waiver.

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