Ski & Snowboard Snowcross
Recreational competitions open to participants 9-13 years (born in 2006-2010). Amateur skiers and boarders will compete in different age and discipline divisions on the Terrain Park Snowcross course.
Dates:
Daily: Jan 25 - Jan 26
Daily: Feb 29 - Mar 01
Cost:
$45.00 (GST included) for pre-registered competitors. $50 (GST included) if you wait for the event day to sign up and there is still room.
Registration:
You can pre-register in person through any Whistler Blackcomb Guest Relations and Ski School Sales locations (Blackcomb Daylodge, Whistler Village Gondola, Creekside) or by calling the Reservation Centre at 1-800-766-0449.

PLEASE NOTE


The Snowcross events are 2 day events - competitors must participate on both days.

Competitors not in a coached group will need an accompanying adult for the day. Competitors should be at least a level 5 or 6 in their ability before entering this competition.

Event FAQ's 

Event Information

Waivers

Participants' parent must sign an Event Waiver and present it to on-mountain registration desk on Saturday morning. Only one event waiver needs to be signed per season.

Entry Fees

  • $50 (GST included) for pre-registered competitors.
  • $55 (GST included) if you wait for the event day to sign up and there is still room.
  • Low price packages with 2 day Lift Access Passes are available with advance registration only. Check with Guest Relations for pricing for appropriate aged individual when registering.

REGISTRATION

Early registration is strongly recommended as places are limited in each category.

PRIOR TO EVENT DAY: Registration is available through all Whistler Blackcomb Guest Relations and Ski School Sales locations (Blackcomb Daylodge, Whistler Village Gondola, Whistler Creekside) or by calling the Reservation Centre at 1-800-766-0449.

If your class is full, please contact Events directly  wbevents@vailresorts.com or 604-905-2032 at least 24 hours prior to the event. - we will do our best to find a space in an appropriate class for you.

DAY-OF REGISTRATION: (if space is available)

Bib pick up is at the Rendezvous from 8:30-9:30 am on Saturday only.

Bib pickup on Sunday is at the start of the course.

Format

DAY 1

Training and Timed Seeding Run

DAY 2

Training and Cross Competition

Basic Schedule

  • Bib pick up before 9:30am at Rendezvous on Saturday and at the start of the course on Sunday.
  • Course Inspection at 9:45am.
  • Competitor meeting at 10:15am.
  • Training starts at 10:30am.

Equipment

Helmets are mandatory.

Mouth-guards are recommended.

Awards & Prizes

Awards party at 18 Below at Blackcomb's Base 2, with video playback, draw prizes and awards starting Sunday at 4:00 pm. All competitors eligible for great prizes. Participants must be at the awards in order to win prizes.

CLOTHING RESTRICTIONS

Particpants must wear a two part suit with a little bagginess. "Bagginess" is defined as having 4cm loose fabric at the thighs and 3cm at the bicep. Downhill or racing suits are not allowed.


Age Categories

Class sizes and breakdown will be adjusted based on pre-registration numbers and event history; classes may be merged within gender or age depending on numbers.

  • Places are limited in each category
  • Classes do fill up early, pre-registration is strongly recommended.

UNDER 14 (9-13 YRS)

Minimum Age is 9. (calculated as of December 31, 2019)

GIRL CATEGORIES

  • Ski Girls 9 (U10)
  • Ski Girls 10-11 (U12)
  • Ski Girls 12-13 (U14)
  • Snowboard Girls 10-11 (U12)
  • Snowboard Girls 12-13 (U14)
BOY CATEGORIES

  • Ski Boys 9 (U10)
  • Ski Boys 10-11 (U12)
  • Ski Boys 12-13 (U14)
  • Snowboard Boys 10-11 (U12)
  • Snowboard Boys 12-13 (U14)