Mont Saint-Sauveur to host the second Coors Light Saint-Sauveur Challenge film competition
• Wednesday February 23rd to Saturday, February 26th – an open contest for freeskiers, snowboarders and filmmakers.
• Total Cash Prize of $10 000 and Contour HD Cameras Awarded to the Winning Video Production Teams
Montreal, February 18th, 2011 – Bite Size Entertainment, The Coors Light Brewing Company, Contour HD and Mont Saint-Sauveur announced the second edition of the Coors Light Saint-Sauveur Challenge, an on-mountain film competition. The challenge will feature teams of two people, one rider and one filmmaker, utilizing any terrain on Mont St-Sauveur and Mont Avila over the course of three days in order to create the most unique and original three-minute video. Filmmakers’ videos will be uploaded to www.themountainchallenge.com for pro-judges and public viewers to access and vote. The winning duo will be awarded $4 000 and Contour HD Cameras for a total cash price of $10 000 on Saturday night, during the Cold Party Coors Light at Mont Avila’s bar.
“Last year, thirty-two films were created which generated more than half million views on YouTube.” said event founder, JF DuRocher of Bite Size Entertainment. “We’re thrilled to have Coors Light, Mont Saint-Sauveur and Contour HD on-board for this event and can’t wait to see what some of the world’s very best riders and filmmakers create during the three day comp.”
The Coors Light Saint-Sauveur Challenge is an open contest and teams of two can subscribe via www.themountainchallenge.com website. Judged by freeski legend and X-games judge JF Cusson, former pro skier Frank Raymond as well as snowboarder and editor of Snow-show.ca, Guillaume Beaudoin, teams will also have the opportunity to fight for a the “most views award” which will reward the team that gets the most hits on YouTube.
There will be a Cold Party Coors Light film premier party on Saturday, February 26th at Mont Avila bar. Various awards will be announced that night.
“We’re really proud to be able to present this contest and bringing the Cold Party Coors Light experience as well, also I’m excited about the level of competitors that the Coors Light Saint-Sauveur Challenge will have’’ Said Francois Cantin of The Coors Light Brewing Company.
For additional information about the challenge, please visit www.themountainchallenge.com
For information concerning Mont Saint-Sauveur, please visit http://www.mssi.ca.
Coors Light Saint-Sauveur Challenge is presented by Mont Saint-Sauveur, Mont Avila, The Coors Light Brewing Company, Contour HD, Snowboard Canada magazine, SBC Skiers, Newschoolers.com, Snow-Show.ca and is an initiative of Bite Size Entertainment.
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