Grouse Mountain Showdown Over the City 2012

Comments 111 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Grouse Mountain presents the Quiksilver Showdown Over the City, a 4-star event that is part of the Swatch TTR World Snowboard Tour.

Quiksilver Showdown Over the City 2011 from Alterna Films on Vimeo.

International and local snowboard talent will be competing for $15,000 in cash and prizes at Grouse from March 23rd to March 24th, 2012. Friday will have the qualifiers – for amateurs and pros – along with a night time rail jam session while Saturday will host the finals and other festivities. Registration for the qualifying event is now open.

Filmmakers and photographers can also compete to win prizes as they document the events.

Vancouver at Night (Vancouver in Fog)
Photo credit: flynnkc on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool.

Grouse Mountain has offered up a fantastic prize package for one Miss604.com reader and a guest. This includes one night in a deluxe suite at Hotel Le Soleil along with two passes for the Quiksilver Showdown Over the City complete with beer garden passes. Here’s how you can enter to win:

  • Leave a comment on this post naming a pro or amateur snowboarder (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
RT to enter to win a Showdown Over the City prize package from @GrouseMountain & @Miss604 http://ow.ly/9ACqG

I will draw one winner next Monday, March 18, 2012 at 11:00am. Must be 19 years of age or older to enter and attend the beer garden at the event. Please enjoy responsibly. Hotel stay is valid for March 24, 2012.

Update The winner is Travis!

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111 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. JakeMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 10:05am PST

    Jake Kuzyk…Diane Rudge!!

  2. John MahMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 10:10am PST

    looks great! would love to go!

  3. John MahMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 10:11am PST

    Diane Rudge!

  4. chrissyMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 10:12am PST

    Mark Sollors 🙂

  5. TheresaMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 10:15am PST

    I have lived in Vancouver and have never been up to Grouse *hangs head in shame*

    Breanna Strangland!!

  6. JulieMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 10:17am PST

    Maëlle Ricker!

  7. taniaMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 10:17am PST

    Diane Rudge!

  8. rinoMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 10:17am PST

    Maëlle Ricker

  9. RoMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 10:18am PST

    Elliot Catton

  10. Ammar AhmedMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 10:19am PST

    Travis Rice

  11. RobynMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 10:21am PST

    Seb Toutant – he won at the Showdown a few years ago. I think he was only 16 at the time!

  12. SheilaMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 10:24am PST

    diane rudge

  13. LynnMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 10:26am PST

    Diane Rudge

  14. David D.Monday, March 12th, 2012 — 10:54am PST

    Diane Rudge

  15. JanMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 11:15am PST

    Maëlle Ricker

  16. belindaMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 11:21am PST

    Ben Bilocq the Silent Killer

  17. BrandonMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 11:55am PST

    Gotta go with Shaun White

  18. AndrewMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 12:15pm PST

    Elena Hight

  19. VanessaMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 12:24pm PST

    Shaun White comes to mind!

  20. VinceMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 12:34pm PST

    Diane Rudge!

  21. MaryMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 12:35pm PST

    wow wow wow, just wow

    Shaun White

  22. Erin BMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 12:40pm PST

    Shaun White! excellent hair.

  23. ChristineMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 12:46pm PST

    Shaun White

  24. Joanna WuMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 1:01pm PST

    Ellery Hollingsworth! Just found out about miss604 and it’s awesome!

  25. ChistaMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 1:25pm PST

    Shaun white

  26. DeidreMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 1:26pm PST

    Diane Rudge!

  27. Sunshine GMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 1:34pm PST

    Devun Walsh

  28. tinaMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 1:54pm PST

    Diane Rudge

  29. AlexMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 2:04pm PST

    Devun Walsh

  30. SanazMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 2:19pm PST

    Sean White

  31. Desneige MedierMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 2:20pm PST

    This is a fantastic picture!

  32. GaryMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 2:42pm PST

    The Flying Tomatoe….Shaun White

  33. Stephanie SMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 2:49pm PST

    Shaun White!

  34. PhyMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 2:49pm PST

    Maëlle Ricker

  35. TiffanyMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 3:06pm PST

    I know he’s American… but he’s good – Shaun White. The Carrot Top of sports.

  36. Buddha GirlMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 3:07pm PST

    Shaun White

  37. Darcy-Airbnb SuperhostMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 3:33pm PST

    M. Ricker

  38. jocelyneMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 3:38pm PST

    shaun white! and a enviable head of hair 😉

  39. Lori-Vancouver AirbnbMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 3:41pm PST

    Maëlle Ricker

  40. TravisMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 3:42pm PST

    Kevin Griffen, Local Vancouver brand Endeavor snowboards team rider and previous winner of the showdown.

  41. Elizabeth BMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 4:09pm PST

    Maelle Ricker!

  42. MichaelMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 4:13pm PST

    Shaun White

  43. CarmelleMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 4:59pm PST

    Elliot Catton

  44. winnieMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 7:17pm PST

    Hannah Teter

  45. Tara DaviesMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 7:36pm PST

    Diane Rudge rules!

  46. KatieMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 9:06pm PST

    Maëlle Ricker!

  47. LindseyMonday, March 12th, 2012 — 11:42pm PST

    Shaun White!

  48. JoanneTuesday, March 13th, 2012 — 1:07am PST

    Shaun White

  49. RebeccaTuesday, March 13th, 2012 — 2:23am PST

    Shaun White

  50. JulieTuesday, March 13th, 2012 — 8:39am PST

    Shaun White!

  51. LauraTuesday, March 13th, 2012 — 9:13am PST

    Shaun White!

  52. tessaTuesday, March 13th, 2012 — 10:06am PST

    beau bishop

  53. SallyTuesday, March 13th, 2012 — 11:35am PST

    Diane Rudge

  54. Mine GismondiTuesday, March 13th, 2012 — 5:02pm PST

    Diane Rudge!

  55. Angela griffinTuesday, March 13th, 2012 — 5:03pm PST

    Diane Rudge

  56. CGTuesday, March 13th, 2012 — 5:32pm PST

    Would give anything to be on the slopes right about now. Great contest! Thanks.

  57. RoryTuesday, March 13th, 2012 — 6:11pm PST

    Shaun White

  58. Safiq MajeTuesday, March 13th, 2012 — 6:12pm PST

    Shaun white

  59. DebbieTuesday, March 13th, 2012 — 7:07pm PST

    Diane Rudge

  60. GigiTuesday, March 13th, 2012 — 8:58pm PST

    Shaun White!

  61. EvanTuesday, March 13th, 2012 — 9:07pm PST

    Diane Rudge.

  62. MaeWednesday, March 14th, 2012 — 12:06am PST

    How can I pick anyone else but Maelle Ricker? Her name encompasses mine.

  63. Jenn SWednesday, March 14th, 2012 — 3:32am PST

    Diane Rudge

  64. icitea/ClareWednesday, March 14th, 2012 — 3:38am PST

    Devun Walsh 🙂

  65. Emily HWednesday, March 14th, 2012 — 7:31am PST

    Shaun White!

  66. StotesWednesday, March 14th, 2012 — 8:18am PST

    Shaun “The Flying Tomato” White

  67. LynWednesday, March 14th, 2012 — 8:46am PST

    Shaun White – Yay! Snowboarding and Grouse Mountain.
    I haven’t been for so long I forget what I’m missing.
    This would be a wonderful event/ prize to win.

  68. SamirWednesday, March 14th, 2012 — 11:32am PST

    Shaun White!

  69. avisWednesday, March 14th, 2012 — 12:29pm PST

    what a pretty site

  70. MichelleWednesday, March 14th, 2012 — 12:35pm PST

    Shaun White

  71. Michelle WongWednesday, March 14th, 2012 — 12:55pm PST

    Shaun White!

  72. BreanneWednesday, March 14th, 2012 — 1:16pm PST

    Shaun white!

  73. JessicaWednesday, March 14th, 2012 — 1:21pm PST

    JP Walker!

  74. David L.Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 — 1:57pm PST

    Sarah Burke..RIP!!

  75. SigridWednesday, March 14th, 2012 — 2:51pm PST

    Maëlle Ricker

  76. HarjWednesday, March 14th, 2012 — 3:01pm PST

    Maëlle Ricker

  77. SamanthaWednesday, March 14th, 2012 — 3:03pm PST

    My brother Hayden is amazing !!! He manages to travel the world in order to board year. round!

  78. Angela MWednesday, March 14th, 2012 — 3:54pm PST

    Diane Rudge

  79. ariel cWednesday, March 14th, 2012 — 5:22pm PST

    shaun white !

  80. DavidWednesday, March 14th, 2012 — 9:57pm PST

    Shaun White

  81. Tooth FairyWednesday, March 14th, 2012 — 10:04pm PST

    ☺ Kevin Griffen

  82. Shane AndersonWednesday, March 14th, 2012 — 11:38pm PST

    shaun white

  83. lindaThursday, March 15th, 2012 — 7:21am PST

    Maëlle Ricker!

  84. DeannaThursday, March 15th, 2012 — 12:44pm PST

    Looks like a great event!
    Gotta up Sean Genovese – great local.

  85. Steve CourneyeaThursday, March 15th, 2012 — 3:14pm PST

    Shawn White, Last time I was at Grouse Mountain I ran the Grouse Grind in 56 min. this time I’d likr to tram it!

  86. JuliaThursday, March 15th, 2012 — 4:30pm PST

    The flying tomato (fellow redhead here).

  87. Christie CThursday, March 15th, 2012 — 5:56pm PST

    Love Grouse! Barrett Christy, a snowboarding mom, Awesome!

  88. BernadetteFriday, March 16th, 2012 — 10:36am PST

    GOTTA BE HANDS DOWN…SHAUN WHITE! WOULD LOVE TO WIN THIS PACKAGE!

  89. KristinaFriday, March 16th, 2012 — 10:46am PST

    Thanks for hosting this contest!

  90. donna chongFriday, March 16th, 2012 — 11:05am PST

    Diane Rudge

  91. Steve Zussino – Grocery AlertsFriday, March 16th, 2012 — 3:08pm PST

    Diane Rudge

  92. Niamh KavanaghFriday, March 16th, 2012 — 3:28pm PST

    Maëlle Ricker

  93. TaylorFriday, March 16th, 2012 — 3:34pm PST

    Maëlle Ricker!

  94. FernandoFriday, March 16th, 2012 — 3:38pm PST

    I want to go!! Diane Rudge:)

  95. KarloFriday, March 16th, 2012 — 4:10pm PST

    Jamie Anderson

  96. bucks14Friday, March 16th, 2012 — 11:17pm PST

    Shaun white

  97. Victoria & GabbySaturday, March 17th, 2012 — 3:41pm PST

    We really want to go!!!!!!!!!! We love skiing!!!!!!! we need 4 tickets or 2

  98. Marlene VSaturday, March 17th, 2012 — 3:54pm PST

    Shaun White

  99. p.sharpeSunday, March 18th, 2012 — 4:42am PST

    Travis Rice

  100. mikeSunday, March 18th, 2012 — 6:36am PST

    Kevin Griffin. Sick didnt even realize this was coming so soon. wish i could compete but i tore my knee boarding cypress in december. baaah.

  101. sharonSunday, March 18th, 2012 — 2:39pm PST

    Maëlle Ricker 🙂

  102. MarySunday, March 18th, 2012 — 7:05pm PST

    Diane Rudge

  103. TimMonday, March 19th, 2012 — 9:38am PST

    Shaun White

  104. AmandaMonday, March 19th, 2012 — 9:40am PST

    Diane Rudge 😉

  105. GraceyMonday, March 19th, 2012 — 9:48am PST

    I’m an amateur snowboarder. Haha, no but really, Maelle Ricker!

  106. Vida L.Monday, March 19th, 2012 — 9:55am PST

    Seb Toutant!!

  107. MelMonday, March 19th, 2012 — 10:03am PST

    Spencer O’Brien – She’s been killing it this year!

  108. richard wMonday, March 19th, 2012 — 10:22am PST

    Maëlle Ricker

  109. JaneMonday, March 19th, 2012 — 10:46am PST

    Diane Rudge

  110. SusanMonday, March 19th, 2012 — 12:49pm PST

    Diane Rudge!

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