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December 13 - 17, 2023


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Join us for 'The Homecoming Experience' at Copper Mountain, CO December 13 - 17, 2023. 

A collaboration of the NBS 
Rocky Mountain and Midwest Regions. Celebrating Black Culture, Black Joy and Black Excellence in the Mountains.  Take advantage of early season pricing and get your skiing/boarding techniques a tune-up as you get ready for the upcoming winter season.

Our objective is to introduce the NBS to the next generation of skiers, boarders and other Snowsports enthusiasts.  We heard you loud and clear.  We want to ski/board and party with other people of color.  We are excited to bridge our legacy members and the next generations of skiers, boarders, etc.  We party with a purpose, building relationships while expanding our networks with friends and family.  

Join us as we anticipate several of our NBS athletes will compete in the Toyota U. S. Grand Prix Copper Mountain.  It doesn't get any better!!

We look forward to seeing you at Copper Mountain, CO.

Support Our Mission

NBS Mission

“To identify, develop and support athletes of color who will win International and Olympic winter sports competitions representing the United States and to increase participation in winter sports”.

Brian Rice and Keagan Supple are members of Team NBS and train at Copper Mountain. 

Meet and support Brian and Keagan at The Homecoming Experience December 13-17, 2023




Standard VIP 
 Early  Ended Sep 14  $99 $249 
 Regular  Ended Nov 15  $125 $275 
 Late  Nov 16 - Dec 12  $150  $300
 On-site  Dec 13 - Dec 15  $200  $350
 Youth (Up to age 17)  Aug 1 - Dec 15  Free  
 A-la-carte:  Game Night  Nov 16 - Dec 14  $75  $165
 A-la-carte:  Comedy Show   Nov 16 - Dec 15  $75  $165

• Skiing and Snowboarding with NBSers

• Discount Lessons
• Discount Lift Tickets 
• Discount Icon Pass (group discounts ends 9/1/2023)
• Discount Lodging in Copper Mountain & Frisco
• Game Night & Comedy Show featuring 'Simply Shanell'
• Free Shuttle within Copper Mountain Central, East and West Villages, to and from Frisco
• Free parking in designated areas
• The Homecoming Experience Swag 
• Apre Ski Meet-Ups 

• And more...

• Registration is non-refundable, but transferable
• Replacement of lost registration wrist band is the cost of registration


• Includes Standard Registration

Two Special Nights - Game Night & Comedy Show:
• Reserved Priority Seating  

• Private bar
• Private restrooms 
• Open Bar Premium/High End (Includes unlimited mixed drinks, wine, 2 domestic beers and 3 craft beers, unlimited non-alcoholic drinks)
Examples of Spirits:  Makers Mark, Kettle One, Tanqueray, Patron

Schedule of Events 
*** Tentative ***


December 13


December 14


December 15


December 16


December 17


Jacques Peak- Mtn. Plaza



Jacques Peak-Mtn.Plaza



Jacques Peak-Mtn.Plaza.


Ski and Board


See You In Big Sky, MT

NBS 2024 Summit

Feb 24 – Mar 2, 2024

See You Next Year

2024 Homecoming

Dec 2024

10am- 4pm

Ski and Board

Grand Prix Snowboard Showcase and Competition

Free-ski Halfpipe Qualifiers

Snowboard HalfpipeQualifiers

Free-ski Halfpipe Finals

Snowboard Halfpipe Finals


Snow Shoeing

Ice Skating

Roller Coaster



Whiskey Jacks


Eagle BBQ Restaurant


Black Diamond


JJ's Tavern or Jakes



Game Night - Frisco

Comedy Show - Frisco


After 10pm

Mulligans opens at 10pm for a late-night takeover

Vertical Challenge


Scavenger Hunt

Silverthorne OutletShopping



.......activities are still being finalized!


Ski and Ride School Programs
50% off group lesson rate & $50 lift ticket with lesson

Before you purchase lift tickets, if you plan to take a lesson, which is 50% off the group lesson rate, you can also purchase a $50 lift ticket with your lesson.  That's right $50 lift ticket with your lesson.  Make sure you ask.  This is a huge savings.    You are only eligible for the $50 ticket on the date of your lesson. 

Ski or Snowboard Group Lessons - Prices represent 50% off group rates

$349 Youth 3-17yr full day group lessons 9:30am – 3pm.  *Youth Group lessons include lunch

$219 Adult 18+ full day group lessons.  10am – 3pm

Prices shown do not include a 7% resort surcharge.  Lift ticket is not included and is required for all lesson participants ages 6 and up.  Lift ticket is included for 3-5yr olds in lessons.

To receive a discount, you must call (866) 837-2996 and refer to our group code: (6007) - NBS Homecoming. 
Please ensure you book your lessons/lift tickets with the Central Reservations agent as the ticket is heavily discounted with a lesson ($50) and is cheaper than the group rate for your tickets. 

Lift Tickets


1.  To take advantage of the special group rates, lift tickets must be pre-ordered. LINK 

2.  There are no refunds, adjustments, or credits for the unused portion of lift tickets except for legitimate medical circumstances, accompanied by doctor's affidavit. 

3.  Single and Multi-Day Lift Tickets require a onetime purchase of a $5.00 reloadable Copper Card, not included in the Lift Ticket pricing listed.    

4.  Booking Deadline is December 1, 2023.

Lift tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite at this LINK .  Scroll down to 'Add-Ons' and select the number of lift tickets you need.  

Note:  The Copper Mountain lift tickets work exclusively with Copper Mountain only. If you have IKON Session pass, you can leverage at Copper Mountain, which s an IKON mountain.  Please check your IKON pass for specific instructions.    

Equipment Rental - 35% Discount

We are pleased to announce Charter Sports will offer NBS Homecoming a 35% discount off of their regular rental rates and the Charter Sports team stands ready to provide all of our attendees with the best service in ski and snowboard rentals at their Charter Sports - Taylor's Crossing Copper Mountain location.  

The NBS booking link is below and also embedded within the attached rate sheet. You can complete your online reservation. The Homecoming group discount is automatically applied and is reflected in your individual email confirmation. A credit card is requested to complete reservations, however, Charter Sports do not collect payment until you pick up your equipment (policies subject to change).

NBS Homecoming - Group Booking Link - Save 35%

Homecoming attendees are advised to rent their equipment online at least 24 hours in advance to receive the group discount and to have a most efficient rental experience. If needed, guests may also call Charter Sports toll free at 888-295-9797 to answer questions and help book their rentals. 

While we are past the lodging deadline, you can still call and book at the group rate.  However, rates are subject to availability.  

AC Hotel by Marriott Frisco, CO


Book your group rate for National Brotherhood of Snowsports Homecoming

AC Hotel Frisco is where modern meets the mountains and recreational activities abound.

Experience skiing at any of the six world class resorts all within 25 miles including a free shuttle to and from Copper Mountain, our host resort for The Homecoming Experience.  S
imply stroll down Main Street Frisco, taking in the local history, an array of dining and nightlife, along with great shopping offering a little something for everyone.

Make yourself at home in one of the 133 guestrooms featuring refrigerators. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have showers and hair dryers.Make use of convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and ski storage.

Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, laundry facilities, and an elevator. Free self parking is available onsite.  At AC Hotel Frisco Colorado, enjoy a satisfying meal at the restaurant. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Property is cleaned with disinfectant.  Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures. Social distancing measures are in place. Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer.   Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures.


CAMBRIA Hotel Copper Mountain

Booking LINK:

Let little luxuries make a big difference in Frisco

The Cambria Hotel® Copper Mountain in Frisco, CO, offers an opportunity to immerse yourselves in the mountains. Enjoy upscale amenities that include free WiFi, free parking, a grab and go breakfast and market and even a sundeck. Each and every guestroom includes a mountain view, and the hotel features a lounge and bar to enjoy even bad weather or unwind after a long day of fun.

Careen down the slopes at nearby Copper Mountain Skiing with equipment you brought with you or rented at Charter Sports Rentals and bike/ski valet right in our lobby. If skiing isn’t your favorite, you can still enjoy the speed you can only find here with Rocky Mountain Coaster. Enjoy hiking, fishing, go-karts and more during the summer months, because Copper Mountain is a year-round destination. You can also stock up on the basics for your day outside at the sundry shop.

Our rooms include mountain views, a desk to blend work and leisure. Other activities to enjoy in Copper Mountain include mountain biking, astronomy and hiking tours. A coffeemaker is also included in your room, and if you need anything else our 24-hour front desk staff is more than happy to assist you.

Copper Springs Lodge


Copper Mountain’s Central Reservations:   (866) 837-2996 

Provide Group Code: 6007 NBS Homecoming

Copper Springs Lodge is the ultimate ski lodge at Copper.

Warm rustic textures, 
mixed with willow, pine and rock create a unique atmosphere for entertaining family and friends or just sitting in front of the fire, snuggled up on the sofa reflecting on the day’s conquests on the Mountain. Enjoy the open and roomy lobby with its massive rock fireplace and large sofas and chairs.

Copper Springs Lodge is walking distance to the Super Bee chairlift and adjacent to Copper Station, 40,000 square-foot day lodge, is the focal point of the East Village.  A true mountain lodge with rustic rich interiors is just what you would expect to find featured in these alpine one, two and three bedroomunits.  

Room Descriptions

One bedroom: One (1) queen bed, One (1) sofa sleeper, balcony, fully equipped kitchen, 1 full bath, humidifier, gas fireplace, cable TV. Open living dining area concept

Two bedrooms:  One (1) queen or king bed in primary bedroom, One (1) queen bed in second bedroom, 1 sofa sleeper, balcony, fully equipped kitchen, 2 full baths, humidifier, gas fireplace cable TV, Open living dining area concept.

Three Bedrooms: One (1) queen or king in each bedroom, 1 sofa sleeper, balcony, fully equipped kitchen, 2 full baths, humidifiers, gas fireplace, cable TV Open living dining area concept.

Lodging Rates 
Lodging Costs – 4 nights (7 nights rates available upon request)




Per Pillow


# Pillows

December 13 – 17, 2023 (Wed – Sun)

Cambria Hotel Copper Mountain

Hotel Room 2Q

Dec 13 – 17, 2023




Cambria Hotel Copper Mountain

Hotel Room 1K

Dec 13 – 17, 2023




Note: Rates include Copper's resort surcharge (9.9%) and localtax(6.375%)

Copper Spring Condos - EastVillage

Gold 1 Bedroom Condo

Dec 13 – 17, 2023




Copper Spring Condos - EastVillage

Gold 2 Bedroom Condo

Dec 13 – 17, 2023




Copper Spring Condos - EastVillage

Gold 3 Bedroom Condo

Dec 13 – 17, 2023




Note:Rates include Copper's resort surcharge (9.9%),local tax (8.375%)and departure clean fee


Copper Mountain’s Central Reservations:(866) 837-2996

Provide Group Code:6007 NBS Homecoming

AC Hotel Frisco

Standard 2Q Hotel Room

Dec 13 – 17, 2023




AC Hotel Frisco

Standard 1K Hotel Room

Dec 13 – 17, 2023




AC Hotel Frisco

Deluxe 2Q Hotel Room

Dec 13 – 17, 2023




Note:Rates include 10.725% local tax



Fly into Denver International Airport  (DIA)/  The driving distance between Denver International Airport to Copper Mountain is 101 miles. It takes approximately 1h 49m to drive from Denver International Airport to Copper Mountain.

Ground Transportation from DIA

Copper Mountain is one of Colorado’s favorite ski 
areas. Copper Mountain is a wonderful family resort, with terrain to suit all members of the family! Catch a shuttle with Summit Express any time of year from the Denver Airport to Copper Mountain.

Copper Mountain Scheduled Daily Shuttles
Shuttle Prices

Scheduled Daily Shuttles To and From Frisco

Frisco is a quaint town in Summit County, located just minutes from Copper Mountain and Frisco. Summers in Frisco are filled with special events and fun for the whole Family!

Shuttle Prices


For years, riders have trusted Peak 1 Express to deliver them from Denver International Airport (DIA) to the mountains safely, quickly, and affordably. We’re proud to be Colorado’s favorite Rocky Mountain shuttle and private transport option – no matter the season.

Any flight, any time.

With the most scheduled shuttle times to and from DIA, we service more flight times than any other shuttle service in the state. View our shuttle schedules.

More options, less stress.

By offering the most direct service from DIA to Summit County, we make sure you spend more time enjoying your vacation, and less time stressing over parking or mountain road conditions.

Parking at Copper

Complimentary parking is available to those staying in Copper Mountain Resort managed lodging rooms and Cambria Hotel lodging rooms. 

Group attendees not lodging in these properties may be required to pay daily parking fees for close-in parking. 

Free parking is available in the Alpine Lot by the entrance of the resort, which offers shuttle services to all villages. 


Dining Options