The Coca Cola Slope Soaker is back!
Strap on your skis or snowboard and see if you can make it across our Slope Soaker pond located on the lower mountain beside the Timber Chair.
Participants are encouraged to dress up in creative costumes as crossing the pond is not the only goal. Extra prizes and points will be awarded for creativity/costumes, effort, crowd reaction, biggest splash etc. Plus all the registered participants are entered in for amazing draw prizes from our sponsors!!
This fun event is open to anyone 12 years of age and older. Registration is $20+gst and can be done at Guest Services. Registration will open on Tuesday April 1st. Proceeds from the event are going to be donated to Fernie Search and Rescue.
The Slope Soaker is limited to the first 75 people that register so sign up early! Day of registration will only be available if spots are available.
10:30am - 12:00pm: Check-In & Registration @ Daylodge. All competitors (even pre-registered ones) must check in by 12pm to get their bib number or they will lose their spot. (Day of Registration will only be available if there are spots still left)
12:30pm: MANDATORY Participants Meeting @ Bottom of Pond
3:00pm: LIVE MUSIC IN THE PLAZA FROM THE GOOD OL GOATS
4:15pm (approx): Awards - Awards will take place during the first set break of the band.
RCR WAIVER POLICY: Please note that it is MANDATORY that all minors (under 16 years old) that are taking part in an RCR Event MUST have a parent or legal guardian sign the Event Waiver in person IN FRONT of an RCR Staff Member. A legal guardian is defined as the minor's parent or a court appointed guardian. This means another competitor or a friend's parent CANNOT sign the waiver for you! If a parent or legal guardian cannot be present at registration they must sign the waiver ahead of time an RCR Resort or the RCR Head Office in Calgary and let the Event Coordinator in Fernie know.
Slope Soaker Rules
1) Consumption of alcohol is not permitted during or prior to participation in the event.
2) No nudity or offensive costumes are permitted during the event. Nudity will result in the loss of season pass / ban from resort privileges next season.
3) Helmets are MANDATORY for all competitors
4) Participants must be on skis or snowboards only. (No sleds, GT racers etc).
5) No ski poles allowed (as they may damage the tarp liner).
6) If you do not cross the pond the rescue team will help you get out of your gear and exit the pond. Refrain from trying to stand up in the water as sharp ski edges can damage the pond liner.
7) No inverted aerial maneuvers permitted
8) All contestants must bring their own towel/blanket for after they exit the pond. Change of clothes is also strongly encouraged as the water will be COLD!
9) Small props are allowed with your costume as long as they are not restraining and/or a safety hazard to yourself or the crowd. No fire, fireworks etc are allowed as props. Tight face masks that cover your nose and mouth are not allowed for safety reasons. Event officials have the right to disallow any props they feel are a safety hazard.
10) Event officials can deny entry at any point during the event (registration, start area etc) if they feel that participants may put themselves or others at risk.