Back to the Banks 1st Annual Banked Slalom

Saturday, March 18, 2023

Back to the Banks: 1st Annual Banked Slalom at Saddleback Mountain

March 18, 2023 | 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

Registration Is CLOSED!


Due to overwhelming demand and last-minute sign-ups, we have had to close the registration for the 1st Annual Back to the Banks Banked Slalom at Saddleback. We apologize, but this decision is to ensure the best experience for all riders who have already signed up. Thank you!


Back to the Banks is the 1st annual snowboard banked slalom event at Saddleback Mountain! Join us for this timed snowboard-only race on Grey Ghost consisting of berms and turns that will challenge riders. Best time counts. Come on and ride! This event is open to all ages. $40 entry fee plus discounted lift ticket. 


Back to the Banks Banked Slalom Event Poster


Prizes for the top 3 riders in each age group! After the race and awards, join us for an after-party with The Mallett Brothers Band!


Race Registration & Fees

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. $40 racer entry, plus a discounted lift ticket if you don't have a season pass. $5 from every rider registration goes to Boarding For Breast Cancer (B4BC) to support survivorship programs. There will also be a silent auction and raffle to raise more money for B4BC!

Boarding For Breast Cancer


Saturday Event Schedule

  • 8-9 a.m.  – Check-in / bib pick up inside main lodge by guest services. Please note! Non-returned bibs will result in a $50 charge to the card on file after race. You can return them to guest services at the conclusion of event.
  • 9:30 a.m. – Riders' meeting at top of the course, followed by course slip
  • 10 a.m. – First rider drops, youngest to oldest, ladies first in the following order: Pay attention to your drop order
  • 12:30 p.m. – Second runs start, youngest to oldest, ladies first
  • 3 p.m. – Awards at the base area


Race Drop Order

  • 13 & under boys/girls combined  
  • 14-17 girls 
  • 14-17 boys 
  • 18-29 women 
  • 18-29 men 
  • 30+ women 
  • 30+ men 


Important! Race Rules 

Helmets are required. Due to the nature of this event, competitors are required to have a season pass/lift ticket in order to compete. Discounted lift tickets are available. Best of 2 runs; 1 missed gate results in a disqualified run. 




8:00 AM - 3:00 PM



Contact Person

Erika Roy, Event Manager

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