Ski-Town 2024

January 27, 2024

Does your ski community, resort and snow school have what it takes to be crowned BC/Yukon’s Ski-Town 2024?

Show the region why your snow school/resort stands above all others by submitting a video that shows what makes your resort unique and how your snow school, resort and ski community come together to share the passion and spirit of skiing.

Winning entry receives $5,000 for snow school/resort upgrades and the opportunity to host a Regional Event the following season.

What is the Ski-Town Competition?

Which British Columbia/Yukon ski community stands above all the others? The Competition aims to rally people together and help promote snow schools/resorts throughout British Columbia and the Yukon.

One of the strengths of the ski community in British Columbia and the Yukon is that sense of community, so tell us how your snow school, resort and ski community come together to share the passion and spirit of skiing. What makes your resort/snow school special and unique, and why should skiers visit?

To Enter

Submit a Story to Enter the Competition:  To nominate your snow school/resort and compete in the Competition, share your story by providing an answer to each of the following three (3) questions via a video submission.

  1. Tell us about your ski community’s spirit as well as its passion for skiing. What makes your ski community, snow school/resort unique?
  2. Tell us about your snow school/resort. Why is it important to you and your ski community?
  3. Explain how your snow school/resort will invest the $5,000 to upgrade and improve your snow school and/or resort.

Story Submission submitted must meet the following criteria, as applicable:

  • Be original
  • Video should be maximum 3 minutes in length and must be in avi, dv, mov, mpg4 format
  • Highlight why your snow school, resort and ski community stands above all others
  • Entries sent to csiabcregion@gmail.com with the subject title Ski-Town 2024 by the posted deadline

Entry: By submitting a Story Submission and therefore entering this Competition, you are entering for a chance for your nominated snow school/resort to win the Grand Prize of $5,000 and to host a regional event the following year.

Eligibility to Enter: Competition is open only to all current CSIA members residing in British Columbia or the Yukon and all nominated snow schools, resorts and ski communities must be within British Columbia or the Yukon. Prizes will be awarded to the nominated snow school, not the individual who enters the Competition on behalf of the snow school/resort.

Deadline: All entries must be received by March 10, 2024

Judging: Administrator will manage, monitor, and prepare materials for the Judging Panel and will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Depiction of the nominated ski community’s spirit and passion for skiing (20%)
  • Description of the snow school/resort’s importance to you and your ski community (20%)
  • Description of the need and how the prize money would positively impact the snow school/resort (35%)

Top four (4) submissions will be added to the CSIA BC YouTube channel for public voting. Voting will be open for two (2) weeks, from March 25 to April 7, 2024. Votes are determined by the number of likes each submission receives. Public votes will account for the final 25% of the overall score.

Winning submission: Winning submission will be announced at the Spring Fling. The winning snow school/resort is responsible to produce a follow-up video showing the highlights of the regional event and report how the prize money has positively impacted the snow school/resort experience.

Story Submission Guidelines: Story Submission must not: (a) be sexually explicit or suggestive, violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, sexual orientation, professional or age group, profane or pornographic, contain or reference nudity or any materially-dangerous activity; (b) promote alcohol, drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing), any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or any particular political or religious agenda or message; (c) be obscene or offensive, or endorse any form of hate or hate group; (d) contain copyrighted materials owned by others, without permission, to the extent permission is necessary; and (e) be false or misleading.

Publicity: In addition, by participating in the Competition, each entrant hereby grants permission for the Competition Parties and their respective designees the universal license to use, copy, transmit, distribute, publicly perform, publish, edit, delete or display such Story Submission, or any portion thereof for the purpose of advertising, trade, or promotion without further notice, permission, compensation or consideration in any and all media now known or hereafter developed, in any manner, without limitation and without any further right of approval, notification or compensation.

 

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