FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Sandy Henderson, Vice President Sales
Lay It Out Events
Bend, Ore. – Jan. 4, 2012. The U.S. Cellular Rail Jam brings top Northwest skiers and snowboarders to the 2012 OnPoint Community Credit Union Bend WinterFest presented by American Family Insurance. The largest rail jam in the Northwest will offer its biggest cash and prize giveaway ever, with over $5,000 up for grabs during the Friday, Feb. 17 and Saturday, Feb. 18 competitions at the festival center, 344 NW Shevlin Hixon Drive in the Old Mill District. Admission is free with a WinterFest button and 6,000 spectators are expected each night.
The ski competition kicks off Friday, Feb. 17 at 5 p.m., and the snowboard competition begins on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 5 p.m. The U.S. Cellular Rail Jam finals will take place during the music mainstage’s headlining sets, with a crowd of thousands cheering on regional and national talent as they attack the 100-foot-long, 30-foot-high Rail Jam. More than 50 tons of snow will be trucked down from Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort, allowing both skiers and snowboarders to perform their most technical and progressive tricks while getting some serious air.
Skiers and riders will be competing for over $5,000 in cash and prizes from REI, Norgeboards Paddleboards, Aspect Board Shop, and Blackstrap Apparel and Action Sports Wear, and the title of 2012 U.S. Cellular Rail Jam Champion.
Applications for 2012 U.S Cellular Rail Jam are still being accepted. Call Lay It Out Events at 541-323-0964 to register.
About Lay It Out Events
Lay It Out Events is Central Oregon’s premier event company, offering the best in consultation, design and implementation. Producers of Bend’s most popular events including Bend WinterFest, Bite of Bend, Balloons Over Bend, The Little Woody and the Snowriders Summit, Lay It Out Events is at the forefront of Central Oregon’s most successful events. For more information, visit www.layitoutevents.com.