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Do you want bragging rights of winning the Vans® Battle of the Grommets at Winter Park Resort?

For groms (youth) ages 15 and under, the ski and snowboard slopestyle competition held in the winter and the junior gravity mountain bike races held in the summer are awesome opportunities for boys and girls to discover the fun of competing on intermediate terrain found in Winter Park Resort terrain parks and Trestle Bike Park.

Registration is now live for our summer, Battle of the Grommets series!


      January 28, 2023


      March 18, 2023


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      This is a great chance for young slopestyle skiers and riders 15 and under to compete in Re-railer terrain park.

      Slopestyle is a winter sport in which athletes ski or snowboard down a course including a variety of obstacles including rails, jumps, and other terrain park features.

      This competition is open to the first 100 competitors. No day-of registration. Registration will close when we reach capacity OR at noon on Friday before the event, whichever comes first.

      Format: There will be two heats of competitors. Review the event program for full details. Each competitor will have two runs (weather permitting). The highest of the two run scores will be used to determine official results.

      Age Categories
      (Men and Women - category based on age as of 12/31/2022):
      9 and under
      Ages 10-11
      Ages 12-13
      Ages 14-15

    • 2023 Race Dates

      August 6, 2023 - Register Here

      September 4, 2023 - Register Here

      Modeled after the long-standing winter Battle of the Grommets™ Slopestyle competitions for skiers and snowboarders, we're proud to offer a summer version of this popular, grass-roots competition for groms ages 15 and under! This is a great way for younger downhill athletes to experience gravity racing with the technical terrain.

      All levels are welcome. Registration will close at noon the day before the event.

      The fastest time determines the winner.

      Entry Fee:
      $30 per racer

      Age Categories (Men and Women - category based on age as of 12/31/2023):
      9 and under
      Ages 10-11
      Ages 12-13
      Ages 14-15