Dress up in your most outrageous ski duds and come out to Squaw Valley for a day full of belly laughs, camaraderie and philanthropy in celebration of legendary skier Shane McConkey.

9:00 AM- 9:30 AM Chinese Downhill – Watch some of the world’s greatest winter athletes dress up in ridiculous outfits and compete for the coveted Pain McShlonkey Golden Saucer trophy in the ultimate snowblade showdown. Athletes line up atop the legendary KT-22 chairlift (subject to conditions) for an all-out snowblade blitz as the pros take on 30 amateurs in an anything-goes battle to the finish on Squaw’s GS Bowl, named for the original 1960 Olympic Giant Slalom course. Pros are invited to compete while amateur contestants are selected by submitting their most awkward photo in an online contest.

TBD NEW THIS YEAR! Snowblade Ballet – . For the first time ever, the Pain McShlonkey Classic will feature a Snowblade Ballet competition. Registered PMS competitors will compete as couples or as individuals to spin, flip and prance their way into the hearts of spectators and judges during a one minute Snowblade Ballet routine. Judging panel will include former Ski Ballet competitor and legendary Tahoe local Troy Caldwell.

2:00 PM-3:00 PM Costume Contest – The other crowd favorite is the PMS Costume Contest held on Squaw’s KT Base Bar Sun Deck. This contest is open to everyone with great prizes awarded for best dressed. Huge Raffle Giveaway – And don’t forget to grab a ticket for the HUGE raffle. Win loads of gear, dining certificates, lodging packages, GoPros and so much more.

3:00 PM-4:00 PM Awards Ceremony – Who will take home bragging rights to the fastest snowblader on the planet?

8 PM-1:00 AM The World’s Greatest After Party – The weekend closes with the grand finale after party featuring Queen Nation a tribute to one of the most iconic rock bands in history. Glam rock attire is encouraged. Guests must be 21 or older to attend with valid ID required.

Schedule is weather permitting and subject to change.



WHEN: Saturday, March 29, 2013 at 8 PM
WHERE: Squaw Valley Conference Center – Squaw Valley, CA


Purchase tickets to the World’s Greatest After Party here or at Le Chamois. Party is held at the Squaw Valley Conference Center (formerly Olympic Village Lodge). Tickets sell out. Advance purchase recommended.