Burlington, VT (February 25, 2019) –The 37th annual Burton U·S·OPEN Snowboarding Championships announce a packed programming schedule covering five days of halfpipe and slopestyle competition February 26th – March 2nd. This includes a full slate of finals programming on FS2, and complete semi-finals, finals and the Burton Junior Jam presented by Clif Bar streaming live on Red Bull TV and BurtonUSOpen.com. The 37th annual Burton U·S·OPEN at Vail Mountain will be host to an incredible field of the world’s top riders competing in halfpipe and slopestyle including Mark McMorris (CAN), Chloe Kim (USA), Scotty James (AUS), Jamie Anderson (USA), Red Gerard (USA), Danny Davis (USA) and many more.
Live programming on BurtonUSOpen.com begins on Tuesday, February 26th at 12:00pm EST with the Burton U·S·OPEN Junior Jam presented by Clif Bar. This legendary event features the world’s top halfpipe boy and girl groms 14 and under battling it out to secure a spot alongside the professionals in the Burton U·S·OPEN halfpipe semi-finals. Complete coverage of the men’s and women’s slopestyle and halfpipe semi-finals continues on BurtonUSOpen.com and Red Bull TV, beginning with women’s slopestyle semi-finals at Vail Mountain’s Golden Peak on Wednesday, February 27th at 12:00pm EST, followed by men’s slopestyle semi-finals at 2:30pm EST. Thursday’s schedule features women’s halfpipe semi-finals at 12:00pm EST followed by men’s halfpipe semi-finals at 2:30pm EST. Each field will be narrowed down to six women and ten men heading into the Friday and Saturday finals. The livestream coverage will include commentary by hosts Sal Masekela, Tina Dixon and Tom Monterosso, with Louie Vito reporting from the field and guest announcer Kelly Clark.
Television coverage on FS2 begins with the slopestyle finals events on Friday, March 1st with women’s slopestyle finals at 4:30pm EST followed by men’s slopestyle finals at 12:00 am EST (March 2). Coverage continues on Saturday, March 2nd with a re-airing of men’s slopestyle finals at 2:30pm EST, followed by women’s halfpipe finals at 4:30pm EST and leading right into men’s halfpipe finals at 6:00pm EST. Commentary will be provided by hosts Preston Strout and Brandon Graham.
Live coverage of the Burton U·S·OPEN finals also continues on BurtonUSOpen.com and Red Bull TV. On Friday, March 1st, women’s slopestyle finals kick off at 1:00pm EST followed by men’s slopestyle finals starting at 4:00pm EST. Coverage of the final day of competition on Saturday, March 2nd will start with women’s halfpipe finals at 1:00pm EST, followed by men’s halfpipe finals at 4:00pm EST.
Complete 2019 Burton U·S·OPEN Programming Schedule in Global Time Zones*:
*Times are subject to change, so please check your local listings.
LIVE programming on BurtonUSOpen.com and Red Bull TV
Junior Jam presented by Clif Bar Halfpipe Competition – Tuesday, February 26th: 12:00pm EST/10:00am MST/9:00am PST/6:00pm CET (Central Europe)/2:00am JST (Japan, February 27th)
Women’s Slopestyle Semi-Finals – Wednesday, February 27th: 12:00pm EST/10:00am MST/9:00am PST/6:00pm CET/2:00am JST (Japan, February 28th)
Men’s Slopestyle Semi-Finals – Wednesday, February 27th: 2:30pm EST/12:30pm MST/11:30am PST/8:30pm CET/4:30am JST (Japan, February 28th)
Women’s Halfpipe Semi-Finals – Thursday, February 28th: 12:00pm EST/10:00am MST/9:00am PST/6:00pm CET/2:00am JST (Japan, March 1st)
Men’s Halfpipe Semi-Finals – Thursday, February 28th: 2:30pm EST/12:30pm MST/11:30am PST/8:30pm CET/4:30am JST (Japan, March 1st)
Women’s Slopestyle Finals – Friday, March 1st: 1:00pm EST/11:00am MST/10:00am PST/7:00pm CET/3:00am JST (Japan, March 2nd)
Men’s Slopestyle Finals – Friday, March 1st: 4:00 pm EST/2:00pm MST/1:00pm PST/10:00pm CET/6:00am JST (Japan, March 2nd)
Women’s Halfpipe Finals – Saturday, March 2nd: 1:00pm EST/11:00am MST/10:00am PST/7:00pm CET/3:00am JST (Japan, March 3rd)
Men’s Halfpipe Finals – Saturday, March 2nd: 4:00 pm EST/2:00pm MST/1:00pm PST/10:00pm CET/6:00am JST (Japan, March 3rd)
FS2 Broadcast Schedule:
Women’s Slopestyle Finals – Friday, March 1st: 4:30pm – 6:00pm EST/2:30pm – 4:00pm MST/1:30pm – 3:00pm PST
Men’s Slopestyle Finals – Friday, March 1st: 12:00am – 2:00am EST (March 2nd)/ 10:00pm – 12:00am MST/ 9:00pm – 11:00pm PST
Men’s Halfpipe Finals – Saturday, March 2nd: 6:00pm – 8:00pm EST/4:00pm – 6:00pm MST/3:00pm – 5:00pm PST
Men’s Slopestyle Finals (2nd Airing) – Saturday, March 2nd: 2:30pm – 4:30pm EST/1:00pm – 2:30 pm MST/12:00pm – 1:30pm PST
Women’s Halfpipe Finals – Saturday, March 2nd: 4:30pm – 6:00pm EST/2:30pm – 4:00pm MST/1:30pm – 3:00pm PST
Spectators are invited to come watch all the exciting competitions for FREE as well as experience free nightly shows on the Solaris Concert stage and the Shakedown Sessions presented by Jack Daniels, as well as the full slate of Burton U·S·OPEN activities.
For details on all things U·S·OPEN, follow the hashtag #BurtonUSOpen and head to BurtonUSOpen.com or download the official Burton U·S·OPEN app on your mobile device now through Google Play and the App Store. The app is your guide to all of the events including competitions, concerts, product demos, kids Learn To Ride opportunities, as well as a full list of invited riders and the history of the longest-running snowboard event in the world.
About the Burton U·S·OPEN
The world’s best snowboarders will come together in Vail, Colorado from Feb 27 – March 2, 2019 to partake in the longest running, premier snowboarding event, the Burton U·S·OPEN Snowboarding Championships. By day, experience world-class halfpipe and slopestyle competition, then at night keep the momentum high with FREE concerts, events and activities for all-ages. A big thanks to the following partners for their support of the 37th edition of the Burton U·S·OPEN: Burton, Toyota, Town of Vail, Red Bull, Pacifico, Clif Bar & Company, Paul Mitchell, G-Shock, Microsoft Surface, Stoli, Jack Daniels, Protect Our Winters, anon and Vail Mountain.
About Red Bull TV
Red Bull TV features beyond the ordinary live events and videos featuring inspirational stories covering sports, music and lifestyle entertainment. Anytime, anywhere. Red Bull TV is available on the web, connected TVs, gaming consoles, mobile devices, and more. Accessible via the web at www.redbull.tv and its Android, iOS and Windows Phone applications, Red Bull TV is also available as a pre-installed channel on Apple TV and Samsung Smart TVs and as a free, downloadable app on Amazon Fire TV, Kindle Fire, Chromecast, Nexus Player, Roku Players, Roku TV models, Playstation and Xbox consoles.
About Vail Mountain
Under blue skies more than 300 days each year, Vail is the world’s premier mountain resort. The year-round alpine destination delivers a superior, seamless experience for every guest, from the vast terrain and natural grandeur of the surrounding Gore and Sawatch Ranges to world-class events, shops and spas, and the abundant culinary options and luxurious accommodations that line the pedestrian-friendly streets of Vail and Lionshead Villages. Vail offers more than 5,200 acres of developed ski and snowboard terrain including seven limitless Back Bowls in winter, and flourishing with new summer activities after the debut of Epic Discovery in 2016. Coupled with the enduring spirit of innovation inherent in Vail’s founders, and a timeless pursuit of excellence in all aspects of guest service and operations, Vail is like nothing on earth.
Taren Dolbashian, Burton Snowboards, firstname.lastname@example.org