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Video Games National Contest

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Current members of the USASA are invited to participate in a national video contest being hosted by Reel Theory Productions.   GoPro is providing two, Hero 3 + video cameras to each of the 30 USASA series across the nation.  Series Directors will loan the GoPro cameras to their members to film and edit videos supporting the theme, “Why my USASA Series is the best!”
Andrew Mutty, owner / operator of Video Games Events stated, “My #1 recommendation is to have FUN with this event.  Get creative with the story line and attempt as much unique filming as possible. The overall goal here is to prove to the world "WHY your series is the BEST!"  Take the time to let us know what makes your crew different and interesting. It’s your time to shine!”
This event is very easy to pull off and here are some steps to help you.
  1. Allocate your team. Most series already know who the best filmmakers are on their regional area. Kids are making edits all the time so try to link up and identify who those kids are first.  They will lead you down the right path of forming a team.
  2. Each series is dedicated to have one team per series. This team films for one video. This is your chance to showcase how your series is so awesome by using a collaborative effort in making your videos. A team can be anywhere from 5-20 kids. The more kids you have filming, the better your material will be so we encourage you to embrace your whole regional area.
  3. Submit your list by the deadline. This can be a partial list or a full list.  Our goal here is to at least take the first steps in identifying the filmers, editors and a couple riders to get started.
  4. USE THE SHOT LIST.  This shot list is designed to help you get the most out of your team.  For example: Film this interview, film these tricks, film etc.  We have set the ground work and now your crew can do the rest.
  5. What to film?  Film anything you want or can; film events, have kids film street rails, film park material, or film backcountry, but make it true to your regional series.
Camp Woodward is providing weeklong sessions for their digital media camp as well as sessions for general ski / snowboard participants as part of the prize packages that will be awarded to the top videographers and featured athletes.
Rules, format, instructions, judging, prizes and registration information may be found at:    http://www.videogamesevent.com/usasa-go-pro/

Really, I WON ???

savannahHello??? Who?? What????? OMG :) I won a snowboard?

Yep that's a pretty common response when you call someone and tell them that they've won a brand new Never Summer Snowboard!  Just ask Savannah of the Big Mountain West Series our November snowboard winner.

We'll be giving away a Never Summer Snowboard in January to one lucky snowboarder and we'll also be giving a way a pair of Vokl Skis to a lucky freeski member.  All you need to do to be eligible is join or renew your USASA membership.

Just one of the many benefits of joining the the largest Snowboard & FreeSki Association on the planet.  Become a member today,  join us at our fun and fair events for all ages across the country.  We influence the future of our sport and we couldn't do it without you!

MidWest Never Summer Winner

korey Wow, imagine that, Grommet Boy Korey Frank got his start in the USASA Mid West Best series as a Free Trial member last season, step up this year, got himself a full membership and is already experiencing one of the joys of being a member, a brand new 2014 Never Summer Evo.

You can "share in the love" too, we're going to give away another never-summer-logo snowboard on November 1st.  

Join or renew your membership today and put the $10 that you're going to save towards some wax for the new shred stick that you just might win.  Membership increases to $85 beginning next month!

Winner Winner

AugustWinner.......pumpkin pumpkin-03 dinner!  

Ahhh not really, but 16 year old Megan Norton from the Western New York Series, upgraded her membership from a Free Trial last year to a Full Membership this season and won the Never Summer Snowboard drawing for August!  

Become a member or renew your membership today & take advantage of the early season rate of $75. Membership increases to $85 on November 1st, so don't delay, take care of this today and you'll be entered into Octobers drawing for another snowboard from our friends at Never Summer!

Monthly Overall Winner

Screenshot_92113_851_AM-2Love to compete in every USASA contest you can?  

Giant Slalom, Slalom, Rail Jam, Slopestyle, Boardercross, Halfpipe & Banked Slalom.......no matter, its all the same to you?  Well the folks at b-inline feel the same way too!  

We'll be awarding a new 2014 Burton Snowboard to the top ranked Nationals Overall Rider, selected from a random age class each and every month starting in November through the USASA National Championship in April.

Wanna increase your odds of winning?  That's easy!  Just put a smile on your face, give your friends some Hi 5's & ride in as many USASA contests as you can!

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