Burton US Open begins todayTown Talk | February 28, 2016 The Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships returns to Vail Mountain today through March 5. The world's best will be competing once again for the halfpipe and slopestyle titles. Olympic medalists such as Kelly Clark, Ayumu Hirano, Jamie Anderson and many more will try and make snowboarding history at this year's event. The action continues off the snow with nightly concerts in Vail Village. After dark there will be plenty of free concerts in Solaris Plaza featuring The Sheepdogs, The Bright Light Social Hour, Big Grams and Griz. For full event details, or to view the live webcast, visit BurtonUSOpen.com.