Skiers and Riders shine at Okemo's Light the Night Rail Jam March 5

Bonnie MacPherson, 802-228-1947 Okemo Mountain Resort

LUDLOW, Vt. – Okemo Mountain Resort will light up the night sky and a specially constructed rail garden on Bull Run, March 5, for the Light the Night Rail Jam presented by Amp Energy Drink. $5,000 cash and prizes will go to the best skiers and riders in this jam format competition.

Okemo’s Light the Night Rail Jam competitors can participate in one of two divisions this year. The Amateur class will compete for prizes, while the Pro class will compete for the chance to win a portion of the $5000 cash prize. A best-trick contest presented by Clif Bar will also be offered.

The entry fee is $20. Registration is scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. in the mezzanine of the Clock Tower base lodge. Competitors may also pre-register online at The Amateur competition starts at 5:30 p.m. and the Pro class starts at 6:30 p.m. Helmets are required for all competitors. Participants under 18 require a waiver signed by a parent or guardian.

This after-hours jam format competition under the lights is always popular with spectators and the competitors turn it up for an electrifying contest of terrain park skill.

For more information about Okemo Mountain Resort, please call (802) 228-1600 or visit

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