Protest East Rookie Fest in Czech Republik

After the stop in Serbia, the World Rookie Tour come back in Czech Republik for the second time with the Swatch TTR 2stars slope style “Protest East Rookie Fest 2009” in Svaty Petr, Spindleruv Mlyn, Czech Republic. Rookies from all Czechs and East Europe are expected to join this event in order to conquer valuable points for the World Rookie Rank and 2 invitations to the 4 star Protest World Rookie Finals 2009 in Ischgl, Austria.
Spindleruv Mlyn is the biggest and most popular ski resort in Czech Republic where Martin Cernik organizes his Snow Jam and others important events Czech Snowboarding Association since 1994. For the Protest East Rookie Fest , Spindleruv Mlyn will present both a fine Slope Style than an Half Pipe for a double rookie program! Slope style will include rail, box and platform with three jumps from 8m to 18m long. The final of the slope and pipe are in the center of Svaty Pert, ensuring easy access for spectators.

Prizes for the Protest East Rookie Fest
2 all inclusive ticket to the Protest World Rookie Finals 2009 from 15 to 19 april in Ischgl, Austria
3 Protest Surf Camp in Lacanau, France with a maximum of 300€ travel budget to be declared by the winners.

Image from previous Rookie Fest in Czech in 2008

Event Information
Name: Protest East Rookie Fest
Date of Event : 6th March arrival, 7th March training+ half pipe contest, 8th March training + slope style contes , 9th March reserv day or departure day
Star level: 2Star
Location : Spindleruv Mlyn, Svaty Petr
Format : Half pipe and Slope Style
Info and inscriptions: or +420 724 921 236
Age Groups: Rookie (born from 1st january 91 and 31st december 93) and Grom (born after 1st january 94)
Prizes: 2 free ticket to the 4 star “Protest World Rookie Final” in Ischgl, 3 Protest Surf Camp in Lacanau, France including a maximum of 300€ travel budget to be declared by each winner.
Entry Criteria: open qualification and invited riders.
Sponsor: Protest Boardwear, Ride Snowboards, Red Bull,, O2, CEZ group, Impromat
Media Partners: Onboard Snowboarding Magazine,, Tacky,,
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Accommodation cost start from 30€ per night in half board
Registration in Race office : start fee with three day skipass (Saturday,Sunday,Monday): 55€
Accommodation service:
Just sent email with names, arrival and leaving dates and number of persons. They will care about your accommodation. You will travel to Czech with hotel voutcher ready!!)
Tel.: +420 499 433 407
Fax: +420 499 433 537

2008 Rookie Fest in Czech saw Japanes dominate the Half Pipe

Airport Transfer: (one way 3 hours by car)
Pick Up Service from Airport to Spindleruv Mlyn
Profesional pick up service
Contact person: Alexandra – password World Snowboard Federation
Cell.:+420 777 777 237

Maximum Prize: 1-4 persons 115 €
5-8 persons 150 €
9-17 persons 250 €

If you will contact us realy soon it is possible to find for you cheaper transport. Send email ASAP on

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Contact Person
Jarda Bocek – Association of Czech Snowboarding
mobile +420 724 921 236

Media Request
Marco Sampaoli (WSF)
Mobile: +39.340.3285569

Registration form for the “Protest East Rookie Fest”
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Phone number:
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Next International Rookie Fest heats:
Protest World Rookie Finals – Ischgl, Austria – 4Star – 15.19 april 09
For 1star and 2star regional/national rookie contests check

Only the best rookies in the world will be granted access to the World Rookie Tour big final: the Swatch TTR 4Star “Protest World Rookie Finals” in Ischgl, Austria, from April 15 to April 19, 2009. Only the winners of the previous qualifiers will be able to go to Ischgl, together with the best athletes of the World Rookie Rank on April 5, and the wild cards that single nations give to their most promising rookies. The World Rookie Rank is a classification for under 18’s only and it is developed by the World Snowboard Federation (WSF) in collaboration with TTR. At the end of the World Rookie Tour, the final winner will be awarded with the title of World Rookie Champion. He will be offered a unique opportunity to enter the world of professional snowboarding: an invitation to a Video Shooting with the Pirate Movie Production, a Photo Shooting by On Board Europe and an invitation to an event which is still kept secret are awaiting the winner.

WSF is the only international organisation working uniquely to develop and support snowboard at all levels, including competitions and education, disable and adaptive snowboarding, activities for riders of any age. WSF is a network of national snowboard associations cooperating worldwide for the development and promotion of the sport. Members find in WSF a source of inspiration and support to their activities. WSF can create added value for everybody involved in snowboard on national level and offers ideas, handbooks and initiatives, the result of an organization whose components share the same goal: progression of snowboarding at all levels.