Horseshoe Resort announces the 2012 Horseshoe Open Ski & Snowboard Festival. This two day event will be host to a Pro Rider Invite Big Air, an open Slopestyle and Rail element as well as Freestyle Snowmobile action, a DJ showcase and a Coors Light After-party following the event.

Last year saw over 300 athletes compete for $25,000 in cash & prizing in both Ski and Snowboard while the pros battled it out for the top spot in the big air final. The unique event layout will allow full viewing from the extended Coors Light beer gardens and spectators can watch the Rockstar Snowmobile Freestyle with rider Jimmy Blaze performing March 9th and 10th as well as a live DJ showcases on the main stage.

For the 2012 Festival, riders can now pre-register to the event using the online service found at There, riders can find out info around the event and secure their spot in Ontario’s newest and largest freestyle festival. The cost for online pre-registration is $50 ($25 entry and $25 ticket) and the cost for on-site registration is $60 ($30 entry and $30 lift ticket) and registration is open on-site March 8th and 9th

Practice and Registration for the event starts 10am on Thursday March 8th and for all the info you need and to register online, visit