NOV. 20th – 3:00pm – 11:00pm

Ober Gatlinburg to Host 11th Annual “Back in Blue Rail Jam” on November 20th  

Face Coverings are required for spectators/participants and Helmets are required for participants 

Ober Gatlinburg will kick-off the 2020-2021 Winter Season with the 11th Annual Back in Blue Rail Jam on Friday, November 20th. Back in Blue is the East Tennessee Ski Area’s signature season opening event. Held outdoors in Ober Gatlinburg’s spacious Tubing Park, Back in Blue participants will have use of the facilities and spectators will have ample viewing space and snow-side seating. Complete with a full “Rail Jam” setup, Back in Blue is the earliest on-snow freestyle event in the southeast. Regional up-and-coming talent from Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee are anticipated at this year’s event.

The Rail Jam is open to both skiers and snowboarders. Rail Jam participant in person registration begins at 3:00 PM and will be $20 for participants, helmets required. The fee includes entry into the Ober Gatlinburg Freestyle Terrain (OGFT) Rail Jam, event t-shirt, and a raffle ticket (including a GoPro Camera and several other great prizes). Participants can pre-register BELOW…Those under 18 must submit an additional hard copy waiver signed by a guardian.

After the event, Ober Gatlinburg will clear the terrain park features and prep the hill for its Snow Tubing season which opens the next morning on Saturday, November 21st at 11 am.

Follow both Ober Gatlinburg and Ober Gatlinburg Freestyle Terrain (OGFT) Facebook pages for more event information, updates, and announcements.

For more information on Ober Gatlinburg and their events, contact 865.436.5423, email, visit, or just stop by!

Ober Gatlinburg Freestyle Terrain
Ober Gatlinburg Freestyle Terrain
Back in Blue Recap - Thanks to all the riders/skiers, sponsors, and park crew for making this event possible!

Ole Smoky Distillery
PRINOTH - Snow Groomers
Volunteer Chevrolet
Ober Gatlinburg Freestyle Terrain
Ober Gatlinburg Freestyle Terrain
Ober Gatlinburg Freestyle Terrain
Back in Blue course preview!
Practice/Registration 3-5:30p
Rail Jam 6-8:30p
Prizes/Bonfire after

*Face Coverings Required*
*Helmets Required*
Ober Gatlinburg Freestyle Terrain


Big thanks to all of our sponsors for their continued support!