Mountain Sports Spring Schedule

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Final 3 on 3 Challenge

March 5Powder MountainRegistration: 4 p.m.Event: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.Teams of three compete on three terrain park features to earn points and win 2008-2009 season passes to Powder.

XTERRA Winter World Championships

March 7 to March 9SnowbasinThis is a multi-event sports festival with the main event being a multi-sport race that includes cross-country skiing, mountain biking, running and snowshoeing.

Jeep Terrain Park Challenge

March 8SnowbirdRegistration: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.Event: Noon to 4 p.m.

World Superpipe Championships

March 8Park City Mountain ResortThe pipe holds three competitions in a single day — men’s and women’s snowboarding and men’s skiing — so you can check out Shaun White, Torah Bright, Tanner Hall and Simon Dumont.

Bluehouse Ski Slopestyle

March 8BrightonPre-register online, $15; day-of (8 a.m.), $20Event: 10 a.m.

The Canyons Rail Jam

March 8The CanyonsThe Canyons hosts its annual rail jam for skiers and riders.

Forum’s Droppin’ F Bombs

March 15BrightonForum brings some “bombs” for a themed competition.

The Canyons Slopestyle Competition

March 15The CanyonsAnnual slopestyle competition for skiers and riders of all ages.

U.S. Freeskiing Nationals

March 19 to March 22SnowbirdThe world’s top extreme skiers throw down at the Bird with aggressive skiing, big air and gnarly cliff drops.

March Madness Giant Slalom Race

March 22Powder MountainThis is a fundraiser for the Powder Mountain Race Team. Registration is $10.

Slug Games: Paparazzi Hipster Jam

March 22BrightonSlug Magazine hosts an all-in-one photo, video and snowboard competition.

Western Region FIS Finals GS/SL

March 27 to March 30Park CityU.S. Ski and Snowboard Alpine Race

Sprint U.S. Freestyle Championships

— Aerial Competition March 27 Utah Olympic Park — Halfpipe Competition March 28 Park City Mountain Resort — Mogul Competition March 29 Deer Valley — Dual Mogul Competition March 30 Deer Valley

The Canyons Spring Grüv The first annual Spring Grüv includes free concerts and contests.Pond Skimming ContestMarch 29Event: NoonContestants must wear costumes while they attempt to skim a 100-foot pond.

Canis Lupis Challenge

March 30Event: NoonSlalom gates will be placed at the top and then contestants will race through the mile-long gully to the finish.

Volcom’s Peanut Butter and Rail Jam

April 5BrightonRegistration: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.Event: 11:30 a.m.