Welsh Alpine Championships

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Welsh Alpine Championships

Welsh Alpine Championships 2019 - Champery, Switzerland's gateway to the Portes du Soleil ski region

19-26th January 2019

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Snowsport Cymru Wales is delighted to confirm that  the Welsh Alpine Championships will be held in Champery, Switzerland from the 19th-26th January 2019.

The Championships consist of four days of competition with training facilities made available to clubs in resort in the build up to the championships.  The first two days of competition are FIS-CIT International events, these are for competitors holding FIS international race licences with their national governing body (British Ski & Snowboard in the case of GB competitors) and only competitors in the U18 category or older are eligible to participate in FIS races. The last two days of competition are designated as our Welsh Alpine Championship days, these races are eligible for competitors registered with their home nation (or holding international licences for non GB competitors).  Competitors in these races will fall into two main categories U10/U12 and U14 and older as specific races are run to suit the ages of the competitors.


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Lift pass vouchers - to benefit from discount prices on lift passes anyone coming to the Welsh Championships should download this voucher (click here to download lift pass voucher), take you voucher to your accommodation supplier in Champery/Les Crosets to be stamped/verified and take this with you to the ticket office when purchasing your lift passes. Please see bottom of this page to note details of discount prices

Entry to Events

FIS-CIT Races (22nd & 23rd January)

All entries from International competitors for these events should be made by their National Snowsport Federation  Please note the entry fees for International competitors is TBC per day and lift pass prices for competition days are also TBC per day.

Arnold Lunn World Cup Programme To be Confirmed (international competitors)

Entries to events from GBR competitors should be made online at the link below

https://entries.snowsportengland.org.uk/


Welsh Alpine Champs BASS Races (24th & 25th January)

Two days of competitions will be organised for skiers from U10/U12 Category through to Masters. GBR competitors must be registered with their Home Nation (Snowsport Wales/England/Scotland), non GBR competitors must provide proof of national licence along with proof of insurance to compete.

More info and programme (To be confirmed)

Entries to events from GBR competitors should be made online at the link below

https://entries.snowsportengland.org.uk/

Please be reminded that your registration as a competitor with your Home Nation must be valid for 2018 to enter the competitions or to complete entry online.

We also have a paper entry form available to those who are not able to use the online system.

 

Detailed Snow Forecast - http://www.snow-forecast.com/resorts/Champery/6day/mid

 

Snow report and forecast for Champery


The detail of the programme is set out below.

PROGRAMME 2019

18th - 23rd January Training
Monday 21st January FIS-CIT Team Managers Meeting 20:30hrs, Hotel Suisse Champery
Tuesday 22nd January FIS-CIT Giant Slalom 'Arnold Lunn World Cup'
Wednesday 23rd January FIS-CIT Slalom 'Arnold Lunn World Cup'
Thursday 24thJanuary BASS & U10/U12 Slalom
Friday 25th January BASS & U10/U12 Giant Slalom

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Entry forms and more event detail - to follow

Helmet Requirements and Regulations

Competition entries can be made online with links from the website https://entries.snowsportengland.org.uk/ or in the case of international competitors through their national snowsports association.

Accommodation The resort has set up some great deals under the banner Ya Ski Da There is plenty of accommodation available in the resort of Champery or at Les Crosets, to access details and book accommodation contact the Champery Tourist Office: http://www.champery.ch/

Teams and clubs wishing to make arrangements for training prior to the championships should email the Chief of Championships, Robin Kellen on robin@snowsportwales.net to coordinate arrangements.

Lift Passes - There is a fantastic offer for anyone involved with the Welsh Alpine Championships to buy lift passes that cover Champery Les Crosets.  These work really well for anyone who wants to ski on the Swiss side of the region and are training and racing in the championships.  N.B. You mus be residing in the Champery Les Crosets or Val d'Illiez area to access these lift pass prices.

Lift Pass Prices 2018 Welsh Championships
Valid for the ski area Champéry - Les Crosets

 

Adult

Child 5-15 years

Youth 16-19 years

1 day

CHF 33

CHF 23

CHF 30

2 days

CHF 63

CHF 44

CHF 57

6 days

CHF 165

CHF 116

CHF 149

7 days

CHF 186

CHF 130

CHF 167


There is also a 20% reduction on full ski are 'Portes du Soleil' lift passes, please quote "Yaskida" with your booking.

To access the above lift pass offer you are required to complete the voucher (download voucher here), have this verified by your accommodation provider and take this to the lift pass office when you purchase your lift pass.

Further information on the Championships special celebrations of the 13th anniversary and notices concerning the events will be posted on this web page.

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