The Burton Park Jam Tour will hit the African continent on July 14th 2012 with a slopestyle contest for girls and boys at the Afriski Snowpark.
The Burton Park Jam Tour is an event series for young riders who want to build their competitive experience while having fun and enjoying snowboarding. With 10 stops in 9 different countries, the Burton Park Jam Tour 2012 is open to all male and female riders divided in two categories – Girls & Boys (18 years and younger) and Women & Men. Every contest will be run in a Slopestyle Jam Session format with free onsite BBQ and DJ set.
After successfully kicking off last season with the first stop in Germany, Burton is proud to announce the dates for the 2012 Burton Park Jam Tour, starting in January 2012, providing a great contest experience for all young amateur riders.
In partnership with Red Bull and with the support of MINI, the Burton Park Jam Tour will have nine confirmed stops in eight European countries and recently added a tenth stop on the African continent. Open for all male and female riders divided in two age groups – Girls & Boys (18 years and younger) and Women & Men.
Every stop of the Burton Park Jam Tour will be a 2 Star TTR event, allowing riders to earn points for the TTR World Tour and for the WSF World Rookie Rank, listing them on the same rankings as the world’s top riders. Being a one-day Slopestyle event, every contest will be run in a Jam Session format with onsite free BBQ and DJ set.
„Having fun while providing young riders with a great contest experience is what makes the Burton Park Jam Tour special“, says Burton Europe’s Marketing Director Marian Kaeding, “and we do hope that lots of young talents will join the tour across Europe this season“.