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Mad River Glen's Unconventional Terrain Competition will be held on Saturday, February 9. The first leg of Mad River's Triple Crown Competition Series, the Unconventional Terrain Competition is the East's original extreme ski competition and challenges competitors with a grueling test of their abilities. The expert terrain at Mad River Glen is recognized as some of the most difficult terrain in the East, and the Unconventional Terrain Competition is a test of a skier's ability to conquer this terrain.Judging for the event is based on smoothness, creativity, turn quality and difficulty of line. "The Triple Crown, and the Unconventional Terrain Competition in particular, seems to attract the best skiers from all over," said Mad River Glen marketing director Eric Friedman. The event, now in its ninth season, has developed a reputation for the wildest ski competition in the East.