GoPro Dual Slalom

GoPro Dual Slalom


The GoPro Mountain Games Dual Slalom event will feature head-to-head racing as two riders at a time battle down the Minturn Bike Park track. 


IMPORTANT: Registration for this event closes Wednesday, June 7 at 6:00 PM.

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Event Overview

FRIDAY, june 9

A differential is taken from one rider to the next, then racers switch sides and battle it out again, until the top three are standing on the podium. Be prepared for tight berms, big rollers, and exciting jumps! 




thursday, June 8

8:00 AM – Racer check-in
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Amateur Practice
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM – Course Maintenance
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Pro Practice
2:00 PM – Mandatory riders meeting
2:15 PM – 3:45 PM – Pro Qualifying (Advance into the round of 32)
4:45 PM – Mandatory riders meeting
5:00 PM – Amateur Qualifying *Amateur qualifying will immediately follow Pro qualifying; athletes should be prepared in case Pro qualifying ends sooner than advertised.

FRIDAy, June 9

8:00 AM Racer check-in 
9:00 AM 11:00 AM  Amateur Practice 
11:00 AM 11:30 AM Course Maintenance 
11:30 AM 2:00 PM  Amateur Finals 
2:00 PM 2:30 PM Course Maintenance 
2:30 PM 4:00 PM Pro Practice 
4:00 PM 6:00 PM  Pro Finals 
6:00 PM  Awards *Immediately following Pro Finals at the Venue 

*Times subject to change



Pro/Open – Men
Pro/Open – Women
Amateur Expert – Boys (18 and Under)
Amateur Expert – Men (19-29)
Amateur Expert – Men (30-49)
Amateur Sport – Men (19-29)
Amateur Sport – Men (30-49)
Amateur Beginner – Men (19-29)
Amateur Beginner – Men (30-49)
Amateur Open – Boys (14 and Under)
Amateur Open – Boys (15-18)
Amateur Open – Men (50+)
Amateur Open – Girls (14 and Under)
Amateur Open – Girls (15-18)
Amateur Open – Women (19+) 
Amateur Beginner – Girls (18 and Under)
Amateur Beginner – Women (19+) 

*Athlete’s age based on their age at the end of the calendar year on Dec 31, 2023 

Format & Seeding:
  • Race officials reserve the right to combine categories based on registrations.
  • Qualifying round:
    • Each racer gets one timed run down each side of the slalom track. Their time is then combined. The fastest time of the two qualifying runs will be the first (fastest) place qualifier.  
    • The number of riders that will move on to the finals will be based on total number of athletes registered in each category. 
  • Finals:
    • The fastest qualifier will be seeded against the slowest, the next fastest with the next slowest, etc.  
  • Required Gear:
    • Front and rear brakes
    • Properly fitting bike helmet
  • Protective gear is recommended for all riders.
  • 20″ BMX bikes will not be allowed.
  • Starts: The rider’s bicycle must be stationary and contacting the gate at the moment of the start. Failure to comply will be considered a false start. 
  • Runs: Alternating left and right, racers must ride around (not over) each gate, with both tire tracks passing on the outside of the gate. Failure to clear a gate shall be determined by gate judges located along the course, whose decision is final. 
  • Qualifying Rounds:
    • Everyone will have at least one run for qualifying.  
      • A rider who has a DNS, DNF, or DSQ for infractions (See Penalties below) in the qualifying round will be eliminated from the competition.  
      • The fastest qualifier will be seeded against the slowest, the next fastest with the next slowest.
        • In the event of a tie on total qualifying times, ties shall be broken at random for the higher seeded position. [coin flip, drawing lots].
  • Dual Slalom:  If the following infractions occur in the qualifying round, riders will receive a DSQ. If the infraction occurs in the rounds after qualifying, riders will be given a 1.5-second penalty for each infraction that occurs.
    • Missing a gate
    • False start
    • Changing lanes 
    • Interfering with the other rider
    • Not passing both wheels around a gate
    • Missing a gate or not returning to course per the regulations.
    • Not finishing in possession of the bike.
    • Missing start time and delaying the program. 

Offsite at the Minturn Bike Park | Minturn, CO

Price & Prizes


EARLY BIRD PRICING // February 1 April 5, 2023
$55 – Pro/Open
$45 – Amateur

REGISTRATION PRICING // April 6 – May 31, 2023
$65 – Pro/Open
$50 – Amateur

EVENT PRICING // June 1 – June 7, 2023
$75 – Pro/Open
$60 – Amateur


total purse: $12,000

1st – $3,000
2nd – $2,000
3rd – $1,000

1st – $3,000
2nd – $2,000
3rd – $1,000


Prizes to be determined.

Price & Prizes