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Capital University News, California State University, Sacramento

October 10, 2005

Fortieth ski and snowboard swap at Sac State

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the largest one-day sale of new and used ski and snowboard equipment in the Sacramento area, lift tickets to Sugar Bowl Ski Resort will be given away to the first 800 paying attendees of the Sacramento State Ski and Snowboard Swap. The University's Ski and Snowboard Club will hold the swap from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23, in the University Union Ballroom.

People of all ages can sell their used ski and snowboard equipment, clothing and accessories and buy newer ones at the event. To sell gear, attendees must check in their equipment the day before from 12 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 22. Unsold items or cash for sold items can be picked up from 6 to 9 p.m. after the swap.

Lift tickets and season passes will be available for purchase from various Lake Tahoe resorts. Local law enforcement and health organizations will be on hand to teach health and safety techniques to prevent injuries while playing in the snow or driving on winter highways. There will be a live band and entertainment for children.

Admission is $7 general, $5 for seniors and students with an ID and free for children 12 years and under. Early-bird admission at 9:30 a.m. will be $20 general and free for ages 12 and under. Parking will be free for the event. For more information, contact Soroush Rahiman of the Ski and Snowboard Club at (916) 718-8966 or visit For media assistance, contact the Sacramento State Public Affairs office at (916) 278-6156.


California State University, Sacramento • Public Affairs
6000 J Street • Sacramento, CA 95819-6026 • (916) 278-6156 •


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California State University, Sacramento • Public Affairs
6000 J Street • Sacramento, CA 95819-6026 • (916) 278-6156 •