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It's a Skiesta!

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By The Staff

Don’t put away the skis and snowboards just yet; the opportunity to squeeze a few more runs down Pajarito Mountain will be offered during Skiesta Saturday at the ski area.Registration will be held from 8:30 -10 a.m. in the main lodge. Admission is free.The activities include Skin up, Ski Down at 9 a.m. Also, Slopestyle Snowboard and Ski Competition will be at 11 a.m. Following this competition will be the Ski and Snowboard Giant Slalom racing at 11:30 a.m. for Skiesta participants and at 10:30 a.m. for the ski race team. The Bump contest will be held at 12:30 p.m., and a jumping contest will be held at 1:30 p.m. Additionally, the Sloppy Slalom will be held at noon and a kid’s teepee race will start at 1 p.m.There will be prizes awarded to the top three male and female finishers in different age divisions in all the competitions. Prizes include t-shirts, travel mugs, bumper stickers, goggles and other items.“The spirit of Skiesta is to give back to all those who supported Pajarito Ski Area throughout the year,” co-organizer Armand Groffman said in an e-mail. “It offers an opportunity for all to participate in activities and have a great time on the mountain. The snow gods have been unusually kind to us this year and we all should be very thankful.”Groffman added people of all ages are invited to join the fun.“It’s a great opportunity for kids to have a great time,” he said. Participants are also encouraged to wear costumes.