World Snowboard Day Coming Soon To A Mountain Near You

The Sixth Annual World Snowboard Day is set to get underway on Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011.

Despite the lack of snow in some parts of the world, There will be 112 events in 31 countries throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and South Africa.

The majority of events will provide free lessons to any newcomers, as well as competitions and demos, and maybe a video premier or two.

From World Snowboard Day:

The countdown has begun! In less than one month thousands of snowboarders will get together across the world's summits for the 6th edition of World Snowboard Day. If it's not already done, mark Sunday, December 18th, 2011, on your calendars and come discover, for free, the thrill of snowboarding and share your passion for sliding on snow.

Although the snow has yet to arrive in some corners of the globe, we guarantee that this new edition of World Snowboard Day will be as amazing as each previous edition. There are already 112 events in 31 countries! Whether you're in North America, Europe, Russia, Asia or South Africa, there will be an event nearby so that you can celebrate World Snowboard Day!

Whatever your destination, event organizers have brewed up an unbelievable program for you: free lessons for newcomers, contests, demonstrations, equipment tests, film viewings, barbecues, parties and concerts, all in a festive, warm and welcoming atmosphere!