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Salisbury Winter Sports Assn Jumpfest

80 Indian Cave Rd, Salisbury, CT 06068-1812
+1 860-850-0080
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Annual Tradition

One of the most anticipated events of the year for locals. Growing in size every year, with more... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mtw713
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Lakeville, Connecticut
Good time

I would say overall this is a good time for those who appreciate serious ski jumping. The... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
tonimaschel
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East Mansfield, Massachusetts
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Salisbury Winter Sports Association (SWSA) is best known for its annual Jumpfest ski jumping competitions, usually held the first weekend in February. These include the Eastern Nationals, target jumping under the lights, junior jumping, the Human Dogsled Race, ice carving, the Snow Ball, and others. Other events during the year include a skijumping camp for young people, ski/skate swap/shop (first Saturday each December), Brew-Ski, and other community events. Jumpfest is also the centerpiece of the Jumpfest Winter Festival, an area-wide celebration leading up to an including Jumpfest weekend.
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1 week ago
“Annual Tradition”
24 Jun 2017
“Good time”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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80 Indian Cave Rd, Salisbury, CT 06068-1812
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most anticipated events of the year for locals. Growing in size every year, with more & more people travelling further & further distances to attend (but it maintains the "hometown" vibe!). Activities occur throughout the weekend, with local businesses taking part in...More

Thank mtw713
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I would say overall this is a good time for those who appreciate serious ski jumping. The commentary by local pros is there. The refreshments are available. The crowd is a bit tribal in that they are obviously family members or have been friends since...More

Thank tonimaschel
Reviewed 14 June 2016

How many people get to watch ski jumping in person??? Not that many........well here's your chance!!!! Very quiet town most of the year and it comes live during the Jumpfest. Everyone is incredibly nice, the event is very well run and it's a thrill to...More

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 23 April 2016

It's not every day that one can experience the ski jumps! Salisbury is a beautiful small New England village, and the Salisbury Jumpfest is just a slice of Americana for a fairly odd sport! Very fun to watch on a winter's night!

Thank burbankmadre
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Spent a few freezing but cheery hours at Jumpfest. The event ran from 1-3:30 or so, with about 15 skiers (the youngest ones were 10 years old!). Event was well organized. You park in a grassy area, then walk for a few minutes, get your...More

Thank northboundlane
Reviewed 26 January 2016

An all volunteer Olympic qualified Ski jump combines expert jumpers with lots of local fun. Great visibility up close to the jumpers combined with food, drink and a warming fire.

2  Thank jack s
Reviewed 8 February 2015

A family-friendly event, the ski jump fest was a great opportunity to bundle up and venture into the cold! Bonfires and beer (for the adults) helped keep everyone warm. We made lots of new friends, learned about the scoring criteria and skill associated with the...More

1  Thank Heather S
Reviewed 7 February 2015

All volunteeer group, year in, year out produce a great weekend of ski jumping competition for the jumpers and the community. Plus, lots of differnt activities to compliment the jumping. Over 5,ooo people can't be wrong showing up year after year! Salisbury Connecticut IS ski...More

Thank mmilesWHDD
Reviewed 14 October 2014

In the remote northwest corner one would not expect to find a world class nordic ski jump facility but this little town thinks big! The annual SWSA (Salisbury Winter Sports Association) annual Jumpfest is a fabulous winter sporting event. It is supported throughout the year...More

Thank WanderlustJL
Reviewed 7 September 2014

Bring some friends, chairs, blankets, hats and gloves. Oh and don't forget the bourbon or your cold weather beverage of choice and a few cowbells to help cheer on the jumpers. If you have never been to a ski jump before than this is an...More

Thank kvdahlberg
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