17 Mai 2002
MOLSON CANADIAN SNOW JAM
2002 SUMMER TOUR HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED!!
ATTENTION SNOW TEAM MANAGERS:
This summer, Molson Canadian Snow Jam will takeover the downtown areas of 9 cities across Canada and the US. Buffalo, Detroit, Calgary, Vancouver, Winnipeg, Albany, Toronto, Ottawa and Boston will be transformed into Molson Canadian Snow Jam - Canada's biggest action sports & music festival.
The 2-day festival will take place over a Friday and Saturday in each city, and will feature Quarter-Pipe, Vert Ramp and Street Course competitions for snowboarders, freeskiers, skateboarders , BMX and a demo for in-liners. The mainstage will feature another great summer line up of rock and hip-hop groups. Bands already confirmed for various events include; Jimmy Eat World, Goldfinger, Swollen Members, Sloan, Drop Kick Murphy's, the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Pennywise & many more! The Vendor Village will be back again this year showcasing action sports displays & products to the thousands of event visitors.
Total tour prize purse is $600,000!! With an increased tour bonus, broken down by sport this year. The prize money breakdown will be announced after June 10th on the Snow Jam event web site: www.snowjam.ca
2002 TOUR DATES & LOCATIONS:
* BUFFALO, NY - JULY 19/20 @ HSBC Arena
* DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 2/3 @ Comerica Park
* CALGARY, AB - AUGUST 9/10 @ Stampede Park
* VANCOUVER, BC - AUGUST 23/24 @ False Creek
* WINNIPEG, MB - AUGUST 30/31@ Venue TBA
* ALBANY, NY - SEPTEMBER 6/7 @ Saratoga Springs
* TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 13/14 @ Exhibition Place
* OTTAWA, ON - SEPTEMBER 20/21@ JetForm Park
* BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 27/28 @Bayside Expo Centre
HOW TO GET INVITED:
We are currently accepting INVITATION REQUESTS from athletes wanting to compete at one, some or all of the Snow Jam events this summer. A total of 15 men & 3 women will be invited to hit the Quarter-Pipe in each city.
To submit a request, visit: www.masev.com and follow the links to Action Sports. Click on the Athlete Request for Invitation below the Snow Jam event info.
Please ensure that you provide us with the most amount of info possible on the form – this will help us when we are selecting the riders for each city. Also, make sure that you mark every city that you are available to attend.
We are working to announce the initial invitation lists for each city by June 17, 2002. The Invitation Lists will be posted on the MASEV web site and the Snow Jam event site: www.snowjam.ca
Note that all events are invitational and the field sizes are limited. All requests will be considered for an invitation, although only those accepted will be notified.
Molson Canadian Snow Jam offers your select team riders a chance to ride & gain incredible exposure in front of our massive on-site audience and through our tour coverage TV production. Last summer's tour drew over 340,000 spectators from 7 cities - with Halifax, Nova Scotia taking the gold for the biggest crowds - 62,400 people!!
To discuss your athlete needs & requests, please call me at (604) 787-7770 or e-mail me: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Vendor Village at each event allows the thousands of attendees to see and buy the latest in product displays related to the youth culture. If your company is interested in having a booth at Snow Jam, contact Tanja Powell via e-mail: email@example.com
For tour details, updates & info, visit the Snow Jam event web site: www.snowjam.ca (after July 5th).
I look forward to seeing you and your team riders at the Snow Jam events this summer!
MASEV Communications Inc.
4th Floor, 177 West 7th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Y 1L8