The Snowboard Outreach Series' first freestyle event of the season is this weekend at the Steamboat Ski Area.
The halfpipe competition is Saturday in Mavericks Superpipe, and the slopestyle event is Sunday in the SoBe Terrain Park. The SOS, the country's largest amateur snowboard series, is a U.S.A. Snowboarding Series that travels throughout Colorado.
Competitors can register online at www.sosoutreach.org or from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday in the Champagne Power Room at the ski area.
The competition fee is $25 and a one-time annual USASA membership fee of $65. For competitors without lift tickets, the ski area will be issuing one-day passes for $29.
The competition is open to skiers, as well.