Horseshoe Resort Hosting Series of Exciting Snowboard Competitions This March

Courtesy of Barrie 360: Marie GagnePublished: Mar 2nd, 2023

Excitement is building at Horseshoe Resort as they prepare to host a series of national and international snowboard competitions. The events are sure to entertain, with high-performing athletes showing off their talent in 3 different snowboarding disciplines: 

  1. Alpine
  2. Freestyle
  3. Snowboard cross



Watch Ontario’s up-and-coming freestyle snowboarders as they compete to become Ontario’s Provincial Champion in thrilling Slopestyle and Big Air competitions. Taking place just a short walk away from Horseshoe’s main lift and après patio, spectators can cheer on snowboarders as they showcase their impressive tricks.

Horseshoe’s Outlaw Terrain Park will also host Air Nation Ontario’s Freestyle Tour. One of the most anticipated events of the season, the tour brings together North America’s top freestyle athletes. The event will feature two Slopestyle snowboard competitions and one Big Air showdown. 


Friday, March 3 – Training
Saturday, March 4 – Ontario Snowboard Slopestyle Provincial Championship
Sunday, March 5 – Ontario Snowboard Slopestyle & Big Air Provincial Championship
Monday, March 6 – No events
Tuesday, March 7 – Training
Wednesday, March 8 – Air Nation NorAm Slopestyle
Thursday, March 9 – Air Nation NorAm Slopestyle
Friday, March 10 – Air Nation NorAm Big Air


Next up, you can enjoy the exhilarating conclusion to the Speed Nation Alpine Tour at Horseshoe Resort. At this event, North America’s finest Alpine athletes compete in two intense Parallel Giant Slalom (PGS) competitions, vying for the coveted NorAm title. 


Wednesday, March 8  NorAm PGS Training
Thursday, March 9 – NorAm PGS Races: Qualifications & Finals
Friday, March 10 – NorAm PGS Races: Qualifications & Finals
Saturday, March 11 – Provincial Championships


Get ready for heart-pumping action as Horseshoe Resort hosts the third of four stops for the highly competitive Speed Nation Snowboard Cross (SBX) Tour. Featuring top international athletes, competitors will battle against the clock and each other, making for an adrenaline-fueled race to the finish line. 


Sunday, March 12 – Provincial Championships FIS (Federation of International Skiing)
Tuesday, March 14 – Training
Wednesday, March 15 – NorAm SBX
Thursday, March 16 – NorAm SBX
Friday, March 17 – Jr FIS Nationals & U15 (under 15 years old) SBX Training
Saturday, March 18 – U15 SBX Nationals
Sunday, March 19 – Provincial Championships Non FIS

All of these will be fantastic spectator events, with many of the snowboard competitions viewable off the main lift. 

Patricia Dent

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