Downtown Rail Jam planned

MARQUETTE – A Downtown Showdown Rail Jam will be held Feb. 16 on East Washington Street in Marquette. The inaugural event will include snowboarders and skiers performing on the rails for viewers. The schedule includes: 3 to 5 p.m. Open Jam, all riders, all abilities; 6 to 6:45 p.m. Skier Rail Jam; 7 to 7:45 p.m. Snowboarder Rail Jam; 8 to 8:30 p.m. ski and board finals under the lights; and 9 p.m. awards and prizes.

There will be cash prizes for top competitors, music, food vendors and an indoor Winter Expo at the Waterfront.

Preregistration to ride the rails will be open until Feb. 13 at, or participants may register on site the day of the event.

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