Photo Credit: André-Olivier Lyra 2016

The Jamboree presented by Vidéotron Mobile kicks off in Québec today. The weekend is packed with events, from the FIS Snowboard World Cup Big Air in Québec City to the Slopestyle World Cup in Stoneham. It also coincides with the Carnaval de Québec so there will be even more action going on than usual.

Snowboarders and skiiers from all over the world will be attending the 12th edition of the Jamboree. The Canadian girls to watch out for are Laurie Blouin, Jenna Blasman and Brooke Voigt. As for the guys, Sébastien Toutant, Maxence Parrot, Mark McMorris and Tyler Nicholson are sure to be throwing down.

Here’s a full schedule of the events taking place February 9-12:

Thursday, Feb. 9

Îlot Fleurie (Québec City)

9:30 -12:27 – Snowboard Big Air – Training and qualifications – Women

12:30-17:47 – Snowboard Big Air – Training and qualifications – Men

Stoneham

08:10 -10:25 – Freestyle Ski SS – Training and qualifications – Women

10:40 -15:15 – Freestyle Ski SS – Training and qualifications – Men

Friday Feb. 10

Îlot Fleurie (Québec City)

08:30-15:00 – Montagne en ville Tim Hortons (urban bunny hill! Kids (ages 4–14)

10:00-12:57 – Freestyle Ski BA – Training and qualifications – Women

13:00-18:02 – Freestyle Ski BA – Training and qualifications – Men

Stoneham

8:10 -10:25 – Snowboard Slopestyle – Training and qualifications – Women

10:40-15:15 – Snowboard Slopestyle – Training and qualifications – Men

Saturday, Feb.11

Îlot Fleurie (Québec City)

9:00-15:00 – Montagne en ville Tim Hortons

10:45 -11:45 – Snowboard Big Air – Training – Men + Women

12:00 -12:54 – Snowboard Big Air – Semi-finale – Men + Women ( TO BE CONFIRMED)

16:00 -16:45 – Snowboard Big Air – Training finalists – Men + Women

16:00 -22:00 – Expo Village

17:00 -18:22 – Snowboard Big Air – Finale, Men + Women

19:00 -19:45 – Freestyle Ski BA -Training, Men + Women – Finalists

20:00 – 21:22 – Freestyle Ski BA – Finale, Men + Women

22:00 – 24:00 – Party Igloofest

Stoneham

9:00 -15:30 – Expo Village

9:00 – 14:30 – Jambo Queen (Girls-only coaching session for beginner and intermediate)

10:00 – 14:00 – Jambo kickers

9:00 – 21:30 – Banked Slalom (Fun snowboard races down a special course)

Sunday Feb. 12

Îlot Fleurie (Québec City)

9:00-16:00 – Montagne en ville Tim Hortons

Stoneham

8:50 – 9:45 – Snowboard Slopestyle – Training, Men + Women

9:00 – 21:30 – Banked Slalom

10:00 – 11:41 – Snowboard Slopestyle – Finale, Men + Women

10:00 – 14:00 – Jambo kickers

11:50 – 12:45 – Freestyle Ski SS – Training, Men + Women

13:00 – 14:33 – Freestyle Ski SS – Finale, Men + Women

 

AMATEUR RACES AND OTHER ACTIVITIES

Jambo Queen Feb. 11 – 09:00 – 14:30

Station touristique Stoneham

Girls-only coaching session for beginner and intermediate skiers and snowboarders. Free mini snow park at the base in Stoneham.

Banked Slalom Epic – Feb. 11 – Trainings from 09:00 to 11:00, Race and podium 11:00 to 14:00

Station touristique Stoneham

Fun snowboard races down a special course; $10 on site + special lift ticket price.

Jambo Kicker – 11-12 Feb.

Station touristique Stoneham

Mini snow park with fat box and rails. Canadian athletes will be around! An autograph session in planned on Feb. 12 at noon.

La Montagne en ville présentée par Tim Hortons – 9 au 12 Feb. de 9 :00 à 17:00

Îlot Fleurie

We’re building an urban bunny hill! Kids (ages 4–14) can learn the basics on the slopes under the watchful eye of qualified instructors. Gear available to borrow (boots, helmet and board). Girls and boys are welcome: first-come, first-served.

Le Snowskate Mazda – Feb. 11 16h à 16h30

Îlot Fleurie

The Mazda Snowskate park will please deginners and pros alike. Modules, demos by the pros, prizes. It’s an opportunity for the public to get to know this new emerging sport!

Jamboree 360 degree

Îlot Fleurie and Stoneham

Vidéotron Mobile’s virtual reality booth will give the public a sense of what it’s like to jump the Big Air in downtown Quebec City! The Vidéotron Mobile gondola in the Expo Village for an awesome 360° immersion experience. Enjoy the adrenaline rush as you launch yourself down the ramp like a pro snowboard athlete!

Expo Village

Îlot Fleurie : Sat. Feb 11: 16:00 – 22:00

Stoneham : Sun. Feb 12 : 09:00 – 15:30

Igloofest – Sat Feb. 11 – 22:00 – 12:00

Îlot Fleurie, downtown Québec

Snowboard and ski enthusiasts and electronic dance music fans alike will be happy to hear it’s a go for Igloofest on Saturday, February 11.The official party for the Jamboree presented by Vidéotron Mobile kicks off right after the FIS World Cup finals at L’Îlot Fleurie in downtown Quebec City. Whatever the weather, the Bud Light party zone will be the place to be in Quebec City to party under the stars in a festive atmosphere with the massive Big Air ramp as a backdrop..

DJ Dopamyne is one of the most popular DJ in the Québec City rave scene. With her contagious energy, her explosive track selection and her surgical precision mixes, she owns her place at a national and international level. She had the chance to perform in the USA, Toronto, Montreal, and all across Quebec. She has alongside the biggest names in the Hard Dance music scene, like ENDYMION, ZATOX, BRENNAN HEART, ANGERFIST, ART OF FIGHTERS, DJ ZANY, THE VIPER and many more. Her mastery doesn’t stop at the epic melodies of hard dance; for JAMBOREE she’ll delve into the dirty basslines of electro and techno to give the crowd something different and perfect for the occasion. Immerse yourself in her electronic music universe worthy of the greatest Europeen parties!

Sleepy Tom is Canada’s latest homegrown talent putting a unique stamp on modern day dance music. After the Vancouver-based producer dropped The Currency, his firecracker of a debut EP on Fool’s Gold, he became an in-demand remixer adding stomping club muscle to official releases for & other festival favourites. Sleepy Tom has since broken out with highly acclaimed releases on Spinnin’ Records and Mad Decent. His collaboration with Diplo, “Be Right There,” has become a recognized worldwide hit, breaking well over 160 Million streams, going Gold in the UK, as well as smashing it’s way onto the US Top 40 charts. After touring extensively through 2016, highlighted by appearances at EDC LV & NYC, Made In America and Mad Decent Block Party, Sleepy Tom is back with his new single”Distant Future,” out this Fall on Mad Decent! – Stay Woke!

For a more information head to the Jamboree website.

 

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