Protest Balkan Rookie Fest in Serbia

After Livigno in Italy and Vallnord in Andorra, the World Rookie Tour move to east for the second edition of the “Protest Balkan Rookie Fest” in Monkra Gora, Serbia from 12 to 14 february 2010.This Swatch TTR 2Star Slopestyle that will saw the best rookies from the balkan area competing for 3 wild cards to the Protest World Rookie Finals in Ischgl, Austria, from 7 to 11 april 2010.

World Rookie Tour goes to Balkans

Last year edition saw riders from Serbia, Slovenia and Croatia challenging in Tara Mountain in the first Swatch TTR event in Balkans. World famous film director Emir Kusturika is the patron of the event. In addition, after the Rookie Fest in Livigno been Carbon Neutral, also the edition in Serbia will express an enviromental messagge partnering with Supernatural, a movement that aims to raise environmental awareness of people throughout Serbia. Supernatural brings together young people and professionals from the multitude of areas such as art, design, film, architecture, education, ecology and environmental management and organize the annual Supernatural Festival (more info here:

Protest Balkan Rookie Fest 2010 Informations
Date of Event : 12th February arrival, 13th February training, 14th February qualification and finals, party and 15th February morning departure
Star level: 2Star
Location : Mokra Gora, Tara Mountain – Serbia
Format : Slope Style
Info and inscriptions: or +381.63. 8670711Partecipants will be split into two categories: Rookies, those who were born between 1st January 1992 and 31st December 1994, and Groms, who were born after January 1st, 1995. Both male and female categories.

Waiting for the upcoming event in Serbia, we are happy to present you the 9 minute TV show from Protest World Rookie Fest in Livigno, the first part of the World Rookie Tour tv show that will be feature all the international tour stops and will be distributed to tv channel all over.
Watch the first 9minute part here: vimeo link.

If your dream is to become a professional snowboarder, then your future starts from the Rookie Fests!

Next International Rookie Fest Stops 2009.10
Protest Balkan Rookie Fest – Iver Mokra Gora, Serbia – 2Star – 12.14 february 2010
Protest East Rookie Fest – Splinderuv Mlyn, Czech Republic – 2Star – 5.7 march 2010
Protest World Rookie Finals – Ischgl, Austria – 4Star – 7.11 april 2010
Summer Rookie Camp – Val Senales, Italy – 3-10 july 2010 –
Freeride Rookie Fest – Valle Nevado, Chile – 2Star – august 2010
In addition to these, the Oceania Rookie Fest in Australia is next to be confirmed for summer 2010. Many local rookie stops 1Star will be organized by WSF National Snowboard Association all over (check for complete calendar)

For info and media request
Marco Sampaoli – WSF Board of Directors
mobile: +39.340.32.85.569