General Information 2021-22 Season

Freeride Development Snowboard Team Program

Returning Freeride Development Snowboard Team members (and new siblings) may register online beginning July 1. New families may register beginning August 2, 9:00am PDT (Pacific Daylight Time). New members will be required to participate in a “skills assessment” to ensure they are ready for our Freeride Development Snowboard Team, held one week prior to the program start in December.

The MBSEF Freeride Development Snowboard Team program is the foundation of MBSEF Snowboarding.  Riders ages 8-14 develop their freestyle riding skills and are introduced to the fun of snowboard competition. The focus of this program is to have fun while taking your riding to the next level. MBSEF provides a coaching staff certified by the American Association of Snowboard Instructors (AASI). 

The Freeride Development Snowboard Team program is designed to progress and develop freestyle skills and to produce well-rounded all-mountain riders. Training focuses on terrain park, halfpipe, rails, and freeriding skills. Riders are grouped with others of similar age and ability.  This is a twelve week program held on Saturday and/or Sunday, and midweek on Wednesday afternoons. On-snow times are 10:00-3:00 for weekends, and 12:30-4:00 Wednesday afternoons.. There will be two or three contests during the season for all Freeride Development Snowboard Team riders, slopestyle, boarder/skier cross, and half pipe.  The competitions focus on fun and cameraderie.  Riders are encouraged to participate in the competitions.  Contest dates and schedules are planned, dates TBD. 

ProgramAgesOn-Snow TrainingCompetitionDatesFees
Snowboard Development 12 Week Sat/Sun/Wed8-1410:00-3:00 Sat/Sun

12:30-4:00 Wed

Junior Race Center
Two or three fun contestsDec 11 - Mar 13$980 1 Day

$1,450 2 Day Sat/Sun

$1,540 2 Day Sat or Sun, Wed

$1,725 3 Day
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Freeride Competition Snowboard Team Program

MBSEF Freeride Competition Snowboard Team riders train with professional coaches to improve their freestyle riding while learning the fundamentals of snowboarding competitions.  MBSEF provides a coaching staff with the highest level of freestyle accreditation from the American Association of Snowboard Instructors (AASI).

On-snow training focuses on all aspects of snowboarding including slopestyle, halfpipe, gates, boardercross, and all-mountain freeriding skills.  Riders are taught contest run design, competition strategies, and sportsmanship.  Riders are encouraged to compete.  Coaching will be provided at competitions.  Riders are grouped with others of similar ability and age.

The Freeride Competition Snowboard Team is a goal-oriented program for motivated riders who want to train for local competitions, and also at the regional and national level.  Two, three and four day options are available. 

Freeride Competition Dryland Conditioning – Dryland Conditioning is strongly encouraged (unless you are participating in an organized school or other sport) for Freeride Competition Team members age 10 and up (younger athletes must have coach approval for participation).   Fall Dryland Conditioning will incorporate 1 hour strength training, and 1 hour of outdoor cardio activity (ex. trail running, mt. biking, hiking, etc.).  Fall Weight and Endurance training for athletes age 14 and up will incorporate one hour of weight training and one hour of agility/core strength training.

ProgramAgesOn-Snow TrainingCompetitionDatesFees
Freeride Competition Snowboard Team - 2, 3 & 4 Day10-1910:00-3:00 (Sat/Sun)

12:30-4:00 (We/Th)

Junior Race Center
Local, Regional, National12/4 to 3/22

Dryland Training Begins 9/20
$1,945-2 Day

$2,335-3 Day

$2,835-4 Day
Freeride Competition Dryland Conditioning9+N/A9/20 to 11/19See Flyer
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Freeride Full Time Snowboard Program

This is our elite team for very motivated riders with the desire to train for and compete in high level competitions. Full Time Team riders train with top-level professional coaches to improve their riding while learning advanced principles of snowboarding competition.  This program is primarily designed for athlete participation in USSA and FIS competitions.  Riders focus on qualifying for events such as Grand Prixs, Junior Worlds, US Open, USASA Nationals, Rev Tours, and other events.  Qualification to USASA Nationals via regional series may be attempted if scheduling allows.  On snow training will focus on all aspects of snowboarding including slopestyle, halfpipe, gates, and all-mountain freeriding skills.  Riders are coached in contest run design, competition strategies, board tuning/waxing, nutrition, exercise, sports psychology, and sportsmanship. 

Freeride Competition Dryland Conditioning

Dryland Conditioning is included in the Freeride Full Time Snowboard Program.  Fall Dryland Conditioning will incorporate weight training, agility/core strength training.

ProgramAgesOn-Snow TrainingCompetitionDatesFees
Freeride Full Time Snowboard Team 5 days/week13-1910:00-3:00 (Sat/Sun)

12:30-4:00 (We/Th/Fr)

Junior Race Center
Local, Regional, National11/22 to 4/3

Dryland Training Begins 9/20
$4,040
Freeride Competition Dryland Conditioning10+N/A9/20 to 11/19Included
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