After a great kick off event in Livigno (ITA) the World Rookie Tour keep on rolling to the next stop in Vallnord, Spain, from the 17th to the 20th of february for the Swatch TTR 3Star Protest Pyrenees Rookie Fest.
“After the first edition in 2010, Vallnord and local organizer Aleks Sanz from WSS are now ready to upgrade the rookie fest in Andorra to a 3 star level. It will be a great experience for all West Europe rookies and snowboard fans! ” stated Marco Sampaoli from WSF.
The park that will host Protest Pyrenees Rookie Fest is made the by ASP SNOWPARKS, the best company in Spain. “Vallnord and ASP are stoked to have this event again after the great success of the last year. There’s a luck of snow in Andorra but the snowpark is great and it’s going to be awesome” stated Aleks Sanz, the organizer of the event.
Vallnord hosts high quality freestyle area and a special slopestyle will be presented for the Protest Pyrenees Rookie Fest. Don’t miss the second west european edition of the most famous youth event!
The event in Vallnord will assign the following prizes:
2 tickets to enter for free the Protest World Rookie Finals in Ischgl, from 4 to 11 april 2011
1 ticket to the next Rookie Fest in Serbia or in Czech Republic
1 Ticket to the Ride Shake Down in Garmisch (Germany)
2 Tickets to the Protest Manifest in Formigal (Spain)
and lot of snowboard goodies from the sponsors
SCHEDULE PROTEST PYRENEES ROOKIE FEST
THURSDAY 17TH FEBRUARY
10:00-16:00H INSCRIPTIONS AT RACE OFFICE IN VALLNORD RESORT
10:00-16:00H WARM UP
18:00-22:00H INSCRIPTIONS AT RACE OFFICE AT HOTEL PRINCESA PARC IN ARINSAL
22:00-22:30H MEETING WITH CAPTAINS
FRIDAY 18TH FEBRUARY
09:00-11:00H WARM UPS
14:00-14:30H WARM UP
SATURDAY 19TH FEBRUARY
9:00-11:00H WARM UP
14:00H PRIZE GIVING
SUNDAY 20TH FEBRUARY
Age Groups: Rookie, those who were born between 1 January 1993 and 31 December 1995, and Grom, who were born after January 1, 1996. Both male and female. Event format: Slopestyle (3Star) Entry fee: 15€ (to participate an insurance is needed)
Vallnord Freestyle park website: www.vallnordfreestyle.com
Vallnord Ski Resort website: www.vallnord.com
WSS website: www.wsstour.com
Contacts for general info: Aleks Sanz email@example.com – mobile 0034.636.471.404
Media accreditation and media request including pictures, roughcut, tv highlights, web video: Marco Sampaoli firstname.lastname@example.org – mobile 0039.340.3285569
How to get There:
The best way is to rent a car from Barcelona Airport (205km) or Toulouse Airport (195km). Rent a car in the same airport with Avis, Hertz or Europcar. Other possibility is by bus from this 2 airports. But is possible that the schedules doesn’t fix with the event’s schedule.
Information and Booking Service Center
VALLNORD Turisme information and booking centre
Contact person: Anna Claveres
Telephone: 00 376 737 017 (From monday to friday | 09.00 – 14:00 | 16:00 – 19:00)