Snowboard Competition Training Schedule

The Competition Team training schedule is designed for athletes who are dedicated to pursuing the highest level of elite performance.  This program seeks to maximize the athletes’ abilities as well as build creativity, discipline, drive, determination, and self-confidence in a highly focused setting.  Athletes will be expected to successfully manage time for training, travel and schoolwork while maintaining at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA. 
*Fall Training is mandatory.

Skill Development Focus

Big Mountain Emphasis- National Level IFSA events
  • Riding steep, technical terrain fluidly and confidently
  • Decision making during highly competitive & very technical situations.
  • Proper line choice and competitive strategy
  • Focus on personal style and consistency
  • Create a long-term competitive game plan and marketable personal image
Freeride Emphasis-
  • Decision making in terrain parks and halfpipe
  • Goal setting and making plans to meet them
  • Developing a consistent set of tricks/skills used in competition throughout the season
  • Focus on personal style and consistency
  • Create a long-term competitive game plan and marketable personal image


14-19 years by December 31, 2016 (Born 2002-1997)

Fall Training Sessions

September 12 - October 7th (4 weeks) Additional Fee: $200 
Mondays (7 - 8:30 pm) Axis Gymnastics w/ Adam Dowell- $30/Session -  (307)-732-AXIS
Fridays (7 - 8:30 pm) Axis Gymnastics w/ Adam Dowell- $30/Session -  (307)-732-AXIS 
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October 10 - December 2 (8 weeks) included 
Mondays (7 - 8 pm) Axis Gymnastics - $20/Session - (307)-732-AXIS 
Tuesdays (4:30 - 5:30 pm) Strength & Conditioning
Wednesdays (4:30 - 5:45 pm)  Yoga - Flexibility & Injury Prevention: Snow King Lodge Room
Thursdays (4:30 - 5:30 pm) Strength & Conditioning
Fridays (7 - 8 pm) Axis Gymnastics - $20/Session -  (307)-732-AXIS 
*Athletes are recommended to take the Activities Bus to Snow King (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays) and should be picked up at Snow King.  

Pre-season Camps - highly recommended

Nov 12 - 13 / Snow King Fundamentals
Cost:  Approximately $149 dependent on number of athletes
November 19 / Grand Targhee
Cost: Approximately $99

Winter Training Sessions

December 3, 2016  –  March 26, 2017 (345.5 Hours Total)
Tuesdays (2 – 5 pm) Snow King Resort*
Wednesdays (1:30 - 4:30 pm) Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
Thursdays (1:30 – 4:30 pm) Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
Saturdays (8:30 am – 2:30 pm)  Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
Sundays (9:30 am – 2:30 pm) Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
Training Camp December 8 – 13
Summit County, CO or Park City, UT - depending on snow conditions 
Cost: Approximately $1,000
Holiday Camp at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
December 27-29, (9 am - 3 pm) 
*Competition travel is available at an additional fee.  
*Early release required for Snow King sessions. Read more about early release.
*Early release transportation available from the Jackson Hole Middle School to Snow King $50
*Snow King training begins January 3, 2017 and runs through March 16, 2017 - team will Practice from (1:30- 4:30) at JHMR in December

Summer Training

10-20 Days on snow recommended


Big Mountain Freeride
RegionalIFSA Jr Freeride Tour Grand Targhee, WY Snowbird, UT; & Big Sky, MT
National- Crested Butte, CO; Snowbird, UT; Grand Targhee, WY
International - North American Championships, Junior Freeride World Tour
Professional- Freeride World Tour; Freeride World Qualifier Tour
Skier/Boarder X, Banked Slalom, Slopestyle, Rail Jam, & Halfpipe
Local- Wednesday Night Lights Series @ Snow King & JHMR offerings
Professional-*USSA Grand Prix, Aspen Open, & Dew Tour
Event Expenses
Local- Approximately $10 - $35 per event
Regional- Approximately $500 - $2000 per season dependent on number of events
National- Approximately $2,000 - $10,000 per season dependent on specific events
Possible Licenses
USASA License-  Slopestyle, Skier/Boarder X, Halfpipe, Rail Jam
IFSA license-  Big Mountain Events

Ski Passes

Season Passes (not included in Program Tuition) must be purchased directly through the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Season Pass Offices.  To get the best rate, purchase the Grand Pass by August 31st.

Program Tuition

$3,540 + 3 days work deposit commitment
Early registration helps our planning! Register by August 15th and receive $50 off after check out. 

*Program rates increase $100 on September 21st & November 1st, 2016.
*Payment plan: register by September 30th with a minimum $100 deposit.  Balance is divided over October, November & December, and paid in full by 12/31/16.
*Learn more about the work deposit program here