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Show off on snowboard

A snowboarder catches some air. File photo A snowboarder catches some air. File photo

Over the next two months, snowboarders are invited to film their best moves at Cataloochee Ski Area and submit them for The Cat Classic, a premiere and contest slated for Saturday, March 9, at Salty Dog’s Seafood and Grill in Maggie Valley. 

Filming must take place between Jan. 1 and Feb. 24 at Cataloochee and may be a single run or a collection of clips, with a length limit of one minute.

To enter, tag @TheCatClassic on Instagram or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Cash and prizes will be awarded for first, second and third places in each division —including $100 to the top male and female rider ages 15 and up and $100 to the top male and female rider 14 and under.

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