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2015.16 World Rookie Tour


The Black Yeti is ready to announce the 2015.16 World Rookie Tour with 11 confirmed international events all around the Globe: from Europe to Asia, from South to North America. The best ski resorts and the best parks are ready to welcome to best young riders from all over the world, to discover the next snowboard stars.

The 2015.16 WRT kicked off already in the Southern Hemisphere with the South America Rookie Fest in Chile and now is time to hit the Northern side of the world.

11 years of passion and dedication, created what is know today as the best and largest youth snowboard series.
11 events are already confirmed for the 2015.16 WRT: USA and France will be again in the tour, 4 halfpipe events are scheduled, the legendaries event in Livigno and Ischgl will be bigger than ever, and 2 additional bonus events will be announced soon.

As in the past, each event will awards all-inclusive invitation to the end of season Volkl World Rookie Finals in Ischgl. Moreover some special overall tour prize will be awarded at the events in Livigno, Monte Bondone and Ischgl and will be announced soon.

The countdown is on, mark the dates on your calendar and get ready to join the 2015.16 World Rookie Tour!
2015.16 World Rookie Tour – Calendar
South America Rookie Fest (SS) . Valle Nevado, Chile 21.23 August 2015 – DONE
Corvatsch Rookie Fest (SS) . Corvatsch, Swiss 10.13 December 2015
Iceripper Rookie Fest (HP) . Laax, Swiss 06.09 January 2016
World Rookie Fest (SS) . Livigno, Italy 09.14 January 2016
Peyragudes Rookie Fest (SS) . Peyragudes, France 21.24 January 2016
Transilvania Rookie Fest (SS) . Arena Platos, Romania 05.07 February 2016
Indy Park Rookie Fest (SS) . Nekoma, Japan 27.28 February 2016
Trentino Rookie Fest (SS + HP) . Monte Bondone, Italy 02.06 March 2016
Bulgarian Rookie Fest (SS + HP) . Pamporovo, Bulgaria 15.17 March 2016
Revolution Rookie Fest (SS + HP) – Seven Springs Resort, USA 15.16 March 2016
Völkl World Rookie Finals (SS) – Ischgl, Austria 05.10 April 2016

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Age Groups
WSF rookie events are reserved to Rookies (born from 1st of January 1998 to 31st of December 2000) and Grom (born from 1st of January 2001 and up), both boys and girls. All contests of the World Rookie Tour will generate valuable results for the TTR World Snowboard Tour Ranks and for the World Rookie Rank developed by World Snowboard Federation.

The World Rookie Tour is organized in collaboration with World Snowboard Federation and its National Snowboard Associations, and it is made possible by Red Bull, Volkl Snowboards and SP Gadgets. You can follow the World Rookie Tour on our international media partners Onboard European Snowboard magazine, Cooler and MPora.
The World Snowboard Federation (WSF) is the international organization exclusively working to develop the sport of snowboarding at all levels. Program areas include: competitions, Para-Snowboard, judge and shapers, education and certification, and snowboard activities for riders of every age. The WSF represents a network of National Snowboard Associations (NSAs) who work together at a worldwide level to promote the development of snowboarding. NSA members can find a source of inspiration and support from the WSF for the activities they are conducting within their nation and by working towards the same goal: progression of snowboarding from the ground up. The WSF collaborates with the TTR Pro Snowboarding, the owner and operator of the TTR World Snowboard Tour and the TTR World Ranking System. Through this collaboration and coordination of events at the TTR World Snowboard Tour, The WSF and the TTR want to create an environment that fosters the development of competitive snowboarding. In February 2012, the WSF and the TTR hosted the inaugural World Snowboarding Championships in Oslo, Norway, an elite level event to be held every four years in alternating cities around the world. Official website:

About TTR Pro Snowboarding & World Snowboard Tour
TTR Pro Snowboarding is a non-profit organization that oversees a professional network of events and athletes. Our objective is to develop and showcase the sport of snowboarding through the World Snowboard Tour, while facilitating a fair and open competition environment that includes innovative judging and ranking systems. We encourage riders to develop from rookies into world-class athletes through a 6 Star level rating system; which will be replaced by a new 4-tiered structure from October 2014. Under the new World Snowboard Tour 2.0, the 4-tiered structure will encompass Elite, International, National, and Regional event levels. Elite events will comprise the WST Pro Series (current working title). The Regional, National, and International levels of the WST 2.0 will make up the WST Qualifying Series (working title).

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