11 Snowsports Events for School Students in 2017

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11 Snowsports Events for School Students in 2017

There are 11 opportunities for school aged snow sports competitors to compete against each other throughout the season. It doesn’t matter if you are the only competitor from your school that competes, every event is open to individual competitors.

  1. Pymble Cup @ Perisher – July 3 – A great practice race for the start of the season in Alpine and Snowboard GS. Organised by Pymble Ladies College.
  2. The Scots Race @ Perisher – July 9 – An Alpine and Snowboard GS race and parents can enter this one too! Held in the school holidays and moves to a Sunday in 2017. Organised by The Scots College
  3. Redlands Cup @ Thredbo – July 10 -An Alpine and Snowboard GS race. You can enter as a team or individual and compete in your Interschools division. Organised by Redlands School.
  4. Subaru ACT-Southern NSW Interschools Championships @ Perisher – July 26-28 – In 2016 entries into the Interschools Championships was 1804 from 856 students at 88 schools. It is one of the biggest events on the calendar with Alpine, Snowboard GS, Skier X, Snowboard X and Moguls being contested. In 2017, Division 6 Skier X is being introduced for Kindergarten – Year 2 students.
  5. ACT Citizens Race @ Perisher – August 13 – A fun and friendly race open to everyone so race against your family and friends in either the Alpine or Snowboard GS.
  6.  Amelia McGuiness Junior Sprint Time Trial and Team Sprints @ Perisher – August 20 – A cross country race and fundraiser for the Amelia McGuiness Snowsports Development Foundation.
  7. Amelia McGuiness Memorial Time Trial @ Perisher – August 21 – An Alpine and Snowboard GS race open to everyone. Organised by the Amelia McGuiness Snowsports Development Foundation. Each year the Foundation provides athlete scholarships so please support them by entering this fundraiser event.
  8. Westpac NSW & ACT Cross Country Interschools Championships @ Perisher – August 24 – Individuals can enter the cross country freestyle and if you can get a team of 3 you can enter the cross country relay.
  9. NSW & ACT Slopestyle Interschools Championships @ Perisher – August 24 – In it’s second year, this new Interschools event will be open to Division 3 in 2017, along with Division 1 & 2 (Years 7-12). Slopestyle is a judged event where skiers and snowboarders perform tricks in the terrain park.
  10. ACT Schools Cup @ Perisher – September 3 – For Canberra students only. This Alpine and Snowboard GS race is a fun end of season race or a final practice before the Australian Championships.
  11. Subaru Australian Interschools Championships @ Mt Buller, Victoria – September 6-10 – The final event of the year for school students. The event saw a record 3121 entries from 1534 students at 247 schools in 2016.

Check out the SnowSports ACT Interschools website for more information on how you can race and represent your school!

Download the 2017 ACT Interschools Event Dates and Schedule

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