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Dodge Ridge Senior Winter Challenge and Festival

Senior Winter Challenge and Festival

Looking for a little extra fun at Dodge Ridge in February?

Check out the 2nd Annual Senior Winter Challenge and Festival! It’s fun for the whole family and proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity of Tuolumne County and their Parrots Ferry Housing Village in Columbia.

Open to men and woman of all skill levels ages 50 years and older, the Senior Winter Challenge includes GS Races, Slalom and Dual Slalom events for skiers, snowboarders and telemarkers, along with Nordic events and an All Mountain Challenge.

Register for the Challenge: http://www.dodgeridge.com/site/challengeregister.php

For those who are not competing, there will be several events and festivities including an Artshow, Brewfest, Food Sampling, Live Music, Wine Tasting, Evening Mixers, as well as activities for kids like Arts & Crafts, Face Painting, Jugglers, and Story Telling. There will also be a Banquet Dinner on Saturday night, followed by a Fireworks Display.

If you want to spend time on the slopes, don’t worry; the challenge won’t hog all the snow. Dodge Ridge has 832 skiable acres, 62 runs and 1,600 vertical feet that you can take advantage of during the Senior Winter Challenge and Festival.

Below are just a few of the festival activities. For the complete detailed list, visit: http://www.dodgeridge.com/site/challengeschedule.php

– On Mountain VIP Tour of Dodge Ridge for VIP Competitors beginning at 10:00am

– Wine Tasting, an Art Show and Live Music in the North Fork Bistro at 3:00pm.
– Awards Ceremony at 5:00pm for all of Friday’s competitors.

– Activities for kids from 11:00am to 3:00pm in the Family Lodge Snowplay Area.
– Live Music and Happy Hour begins at 3:00pm in the Creekside Lodge.
– Awards Ceremony at 5:00pm for all of Saturday’s competitors.
– Banquet Dinner* starting at 6:00pm; includes a gourmet dinner and live music.
– Free to the public Slopeside Fireworks display at 8:00pm

*Dinner is included in the VIP package, but additional tickets are available for $50 each. There are also group Lift Ticket and Banquet Packages available at:

– Live Music and a Brewfest in the Outdoor Plaza from 12:30pm to 3:00pm
– Taste of Tuolumne Food Sampler in the North Fork Bistro at 3:00pm

SENIOR CHALLENGE REGISTRATION: http://www.dodgeridge.com/site/challengeregister.php

For a complete Calendar of Dodge Ridge Events for 2011 visit: http://www.dodgeridge.com/site/events_activities.php

Dodge Ridge Senior Winter Challenge and Festival
Dodge Ridge Senior Winter Challenge and Festival