2017/2018 SEASON EVENTS
Back in Blue – Nov 17th @ 6PM
We are changing up our format this year!
6pm-8pm RAIL JAM: Registration will be $10 and include access to the park, event t-shirt, small goodie bag, and a raffle ticket (while supplies last). The grand prize for the raffle will be either a pair of Head twin tip skis or a Neversummer snowboard! For those of you who are spectating– we will have plenty of vendors, beverages and live on-snow entertainment (the first rail jam in the south)!!
8pm-10pm: We move our slopeside party into the Seasons of Ober Restaurant! We will be showing ski/ride films from Red Bull on a big screen– We’ll pull the raffle tickets there– you must be present to win!
Back in Blue is Ober Gatlinburg’s annual preseason rail jam presented by Volunteer Chevrolet and Ole Smoky Distillery. As always there will be food and drink specials and a live DJ during the event. Winner must be present to win the GRAND prize!
Waiver required for all Rail Jam participants … Download Here.
Ladies Night in the Park – Jan 9 & Feb 13th
Ladies Night in the Park is the perfect opportunity to try out the jibs in the park in a no pressure, ladies only environment. The park crew will build and design progressive features to maximize the fun. Led by a female coach with plenty of support and motivation, Ladies Night in the Park is a great way to learn about freestyle riding or improve your park skills! ….PLUS, as an added bonus, on the same nights, check this out :
Ladies, want to ski for free and help out a local charity at the same time? Ladies of all ages will receive a free 6pm-10pm Lift Ticket with 10 canned goods or non-perishable items. So whether you want to hit the slopes with your College Buddies or Gal Pals come out for a night of fun and recreation to support the Sevier County Food Ministries.
Sunday Session: Slopestyle – Jan 28th & Feb 25th @ 1PM
Ober Gatlinburg’s signature freestyle competition series is back for another season. Held on Sunday afternoons, there are two opportunities to come out and compete for great prizes and bragging rights. As usual, the combined top finishers for both Sunday sessions will receive a 2018/19 Ober Gatlinburg season pass. The January session will be a slopestyle competition combining scores on the jump and jibs. February’s Sunday Session will focus on your aerial skills. Sponsors to be announced.
3rd Annual “King of the Mountain” – Feb 3rd 11AM
Modeled on the Freeride World Tour, King of the Mountain will combine technical skiing and freestyle creativity to determine the best on the mountain. The course will be on Mogul Ridge and the upper half of Castle Run and competitors will be judged on five categories and given 2 runs on the course. The event is free (for ticketed skiers/snowboarders w/equipment) but helmets and waivers are mandatory. Registration will start at 10 AM at the Slope Gate and the event will run from 11AM to 1 PM, with awards immediately following the conclusion in “The Loft.” We will be crowning a King of Mountain skier and snowboarder as well as a Queen of the Mountain.
Sunday Session: Air and Style – Feb 25th @ 1PM
Ober Gatlinburg’s traditional spring celebration returns for another season! Pond skimming, giant slalom, jump competition, plenty of food and drinks, and cool vendors will all be on display. Registration will start in early February and there will be loads of great prizes up for grabs. Compete against your friends or just come out for a fun day in the sun! Sponsors to be announced.
Spring Fling – Mar 4th @ 12PM
Ober Gatlinburg’s traditional spring celebration returns for another season! Pond skimming, giant slalom, jump competition, plenty of food and drinks, and cool vendors will all be on display. Registration will start in mid – February and there will be loads of great prizes up for grabs. Compete against your friends or just come out for a fun day in the sun! Sponsors to be announced.
Big thanks to all of our sponsors for their continued support!