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USASA South Shore begins with rail jam, slalom, giant slalom at Sierra-at-Tahoe

Sierra-at-Tahoe hosts rail jam, slalom and giant slalom events on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 16-17.
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The first event of the 2016-17 USASA South Shore series begins this Friday, Dec. 16, at Sierra-at-Tahoe. Kick off the season with a rail jam, which begins at 3 p.m. and is followed by awards at 5:30 p.m. The Solstice bar stays open until 6 p.m. to keep the party going throughout the evening.

The event, held near the Solstice Plaza, is open to USASA members of all ages. Registration begins at 1 p.m.

Fun continues with the second USASA South Shore series — slalom and giant slalom — on Saturday, Dec. 17.

Like the rail jam series, this competition is open to USASA members of all ages.

The amateur race takes place on Lower Main, and athletes will have early lift access to Nob Hill.

Registration takes place from 8-9 a.m. in the Solstice Eatery Building, followed by practice and course inspection from 9-10 a.m.

A riders meeting is held at 10:15 a.m., shortly before the competition begins at 10:30 a.m.

Skiers and boarders can also preregister for this event online.

To learn more about the competitions, visit http://www.usasasouthtahoe.com. Get your USASA membership at http://www.usasa.org to participate in events all season long.

Membership costs vary based on age.

The next USASA Tahoe-based event is held Saturday, Jan. 7, at Homewood Mountain Resort.


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