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Forget Paintballs, it's All About the Snow Battle

Saturday, March 5, at Brundage

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At a ski resort not so far, far away, Snow Wars will soon determine who runs the Brundage Mountain galaxy.

Snow Wars, a spin-off of Yukigassen--a Japanese snowball-fighting competition--consists of two teams made up of seven players each. The teams face off in a paintball-inspired setting, complete with snow structures to hide behind.

Their goal is to capture a flag that rests in the middle of the battlefield. Teams are armed with all the snowballs they can make and the desire to be crowned the 2011 Brundage Mountain Snow Wars Champions.

This cold war takes place on Saturday, March 5, at Brundage Mountain Ski Resort with registration starting at 9 a.m. in front of the lodge. Instructions will be given at 11 a.m., and the competition will start at noon.

All ages are welcome, making this a great opportunity for the family to get in one more trip to the mountain. Or maybe you feel like you and your co-workers could take your company to the Promised Land, bringing the title home. Whatever your reasons, Snow Wars gives us all an excuse to play in the snow before winter gives way to spring. May the force be with you.

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