FAQ

What is Hot Dawgz & Hand Rails?
Now in its 15th year, Hot Dawgz & Hand Rails (HDHR) is, “the largest winter kickoff party known to man,” featuring live music performances and some of the world’s best snowboarders in a one-of-a-kind rail jam competition at Bear Mountain.

This year’s music lineup will feature performances by theLINE and AWOLNATION.

When is HDHR 2018?
HDHR 2018 is Saturday, Sept. 22. Gates open at 9AM with competitions/performances expected to go until approximately 7PM.

Is HDHR 2018 a ticketed event?
YES – Anyone attending HDHR 2018 must purchase an event ticket to gain entry into the competition and concert venue.

How much do HDHR 2018 tickets cost?
Adult (age 13+) – $30
Kids (ages 5-12) – $20
Kids 4 & Under – FREE
2018/19 Winter Passholders (Adult)1 – $15
2018/19 Winter Passholders (Kids)1 – $10
Local Residents, Adult (age 13+)2 – $15
Local Residents, Kids (ages 5-12)2 – $10
Local Residents, Kids 4 & Under2 - FREE
Active Personnel (Police, Fire, Military, EMT)3 – $20

Prices subject to change.
1Passholders must purchase HDHR 2018 tickets at the Bear Mountain or Snow Summit ticket windows or by calling 844.GO2.BEAR to receive discount. Limit, one discount ticket per passholder.
2Residents must purchase tickets at the Bear Mountain or Snow Summit ticket windows and provide valid proof of residency at time of purchase. Limit, two kids discount tickets (ages 5-12) or free admission (4 & under) per paying adult.
3Active Personnel must purchase HDHR 2018 tickets at the Bear Mountain or Snow Summit ticket windows. Valid agency issued ID required. Limit, one discount ticket per person.


Where/how do I purchase HDHR 2018 tickets?
Tickets may be purchased at HotDawgzAndHandRails.com/Tickets, the Snow Summit and Bear Mountain ticket windows, or by calling 844.GO2.BEAR.

Will there be VIP tickets for HDHR 2018?
NO - BBMR will not be offering/selling VIP tickets for HDHR 2018.

Do BBMR season passholders receive any discounts?
YES – 2018/19 adult BBMR and Ikon season passholders receive a $15 discount. 2018/19 youth passholders receive a $10 discount on HDHR tickets.

Do I have to be a BBMR season passholder to attend HDHR 2018?
NO – HDHR is open to the public and season passholders alike, with passholders receiving discounts on Adult and Kids GA tickets.

Will BBMR be selling Winter 18/19 season passes at HDHR 2018?
YES – 18/19 BBMR and Ikon season passes will be available to purchase in-person at HDHR 2018.

Do local residents receive any discounts?
YES – Local residents receive a $15 discount on Adult GA tickets and $10 discount on Kids GA tickets (must provide proof of residency).

What is the rail jam competition schedule?
First heat: 1PM – 2PM
Second/Final heat 3:15PM – 4:30PM

*All competitions/performances are Saturday, Sept. 22. Times subject to change.

What is the competition format?
HDHR 2018 is a rail jam event featuring 50+ of the world’s best riders competing on a #BearBuilt course at Bear Mountain.

How many athletes are competing at HDHR 2018?
HDHR is one of the industry’s largest winter kickoff events, with 50+ of the world’s best rail riders scheduled to compete.

*Athletes are subject to change.

Can I compete at HDHR 2018?
NO – The HDHR rail jam is an invite-only event, making it one of the most exclusive and competitive contests in the industry.

When/where is athlete registration?
Athlete registration will be at the Bear Mountain main lodge on Friday, Sept. 21 during the film screenings (6PM – 9PM) and Sept. 22 beginning at 9AM.

* Times subject to change.

What is the music schedule?
DJ SlipMatt: 9AM – 2:15PM
theLINE: 2:15PM – 3:15PM
DJ SlipMatt: 3:15PM – 5:15PM
AWOLNATION 5:15PM – 6:15PM

PARENTAL ADVISORY: Some artist performances/lyrics may contain explicit content. Parental advisory is advised for children/young attendees.

*All competitions/performances are Saturday, Sept. 22. Times subject to change.

Will there be any film screenings/premieres at HDHR 2018?
YES – BBMR will host a screening of PRISM, presented by ThirtyTwo Boots (8PM), and BETA, presented by Snowboarder Magazine (9PM), on Friday, Sept. 21, at Bear Mountain. Both screenings are free/open to the public. Doors open at 6PM with food/drink service available at Method’s, Laybacks, and Boneyards in the main lodge.

Will there be industry vendors at HDHR 2018?
YES – Many of the snowboard industry’s leading companies will be at HDHR 2018 to showcase the latest gear and equipment and provide giveaways for attendees.

How do I reserve vendor booth space at HDHR 2018?
Fill out a vendor application form.

Is on-site parking available at HDHR 2018?
YES – Parking will be available in the Bear Mountain upper lot and select satellite lots on a first-come, first-served basis.

Upper lot parking is $10 per vehicle, cash only. Satellite parking is free with complimentary shuttle service to/from the Bear Mountain base area.

Are there any non-paid parking options available?
YES – Free parking will be available at select BBMR satellite parking lots with complimentary shuttle service to/from the venue.

Will tailgating or outside food & beverages be permitted?
NO – Tailgating and outside food & beverages are not permitted at HDHR 2018 and will be strictly enforced.