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Horseshoe Resort is gearing up to kick-off the 5th annual Horseshoe Open, Ontario’s largest ski and snowboard festival, March 13 to 15.

The three-day event will see Horseshoe play host to some of North America’s best skiers and snowboarders alongside an amazing DJ showcase.
“This year’s Horseshoe Open is set to be our biggest and best yet,” said Director of Partnerships and Events, Jonathan Reid. “With the addition of SkierCross and Snowboard Cross we’re really looking forward to seeing what the athletes have in store for the Open. This year’s event will also showcase Ontario’s first Double Up Big Air which is sure to produce a spectacular show!”

Throughout the weekend, skiers and snowboarders will compete in several events spanning the resorts 29 ski runs and the New Mountain Dew Terrain Park. Events include Slopestyle, Rail Jam, Big Air, SkierCross, and Snowboard Cross, to be judged by members of the Canadian Snowboard Federation. With $25,000 in cash and prizing available as well as prizing from Oakley, Solomon, Bonfire and Mountain Dew, skiers and snowboarders will be showing off their best tricks.

Evening events will light up the sky with a professional Double Up Big Air competition alongside fireworks on the hill. Guests will cap off the weekend at the Coors Light Pro Rider after party.

Registration cost for the Slopestyle, Rail Jam, SkierCross, Snowboard Cross and Big Air events is $30 per event and participants are eligible for a discounted lift ticket. All events and DJ Showcase are open to the public.

For the full event information or to book accommodations, visit

Announcement courtesy of Skyline Resorts
Photo by Marc Landry

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