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 Now Open!


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. Register HERE.


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!


Racing Age Categories

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


Event Schedule

  • 8 a.m. - 9 a.m. - Check-in / bib pick up
  • 9:30 a.m. - Riders meeting at top of course, followed by course inspection
  • 10:00 a.m. – First rider drops, youngest to oldest, ladies first
  • 12:00 - 12:20 p.m. - Pause for course maintenance
  • 12:30 p.m. – Second runs start, youngest to oldest, ladies first
  • 3:00 p.m. – Awards at the base, about 30 minutes after the last rider finishes


Race Registration & Fees

$40 racer entry, plus a discounted lift ticket if you don't have a season pass. No registration/check-ins will be taken after 9 a.m. on Saturday Due to the nature of this event, competitors are required to have a season pass/lift ticket in order to compete. If spots are still available, day-of registration for the event will take place from 8:00 a.m. - 9 a.m.


Race Rules

Each participant must wear a properly fastened snow sports helmet during all event practice, inspection, and competition. Know your limits (skill and ability levels). Best of 2 runs; 1 missed gate results in a disqualified run.


Registration is not open yet! We will post the link here and on social media once registration opens. See you BACK TO THE BANK!


8:00 AM - 3:00 PM


$40 race entry fee, plus discounted lift ticket or season pass

Contact Person

Erika Roy, Event Manager

Contact Email

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