Ride East Rookie Fest 2012

The Black Yeti will come back to Europe for the Ride East Rookie Fest, from 16th to 19th of March in Spindleruv Mlyn, Svaty Petr, the best resort in Czech Republic. This event was established in 2008 with a unique set up consisting of halfpipe, rails and jump in the same run realising a Super Slopestyle. It stands out for its long list of prizes, creating high expectations for the riding level and for the international rider field: some of the best European rookies are awaited!

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“This event is part of the World Rookie Tour since many years and it is now a classic in our youth snowboard series“ stated Meinhard Trojer, WSF Board of Directors “every year we are happy to come back to Czech Republic, enjoy a suite hospitality and watch a great event“.

This event will be the last European qualification for the end of season Protest World Rookie Finals, to be held in Ischgl, Austria, from 11th to 15th of April, where the World Rookie Champions will be crowned and incredible prizes awarded.

Moreover World Rookie Tour is proud to announce a great news: after the event in Canada, a second international rookie fest stop is now confirmed in North America. The “West Coast Rookie Fest – Kidwell Classic“ will take place in Kirkwood Resort, California, from 23rd to 25th of March, organized by the “Father of Freestyle” Terry Kidwell personally. More info will be released soon.


Friday 16th March
10.00 Race office open – registration
10.00 – 19.00 Race office open – riders registration (Svaty Petr, Spindleruv Mlyn Snowpark /big green building (near from park bully garages). Note: in front of Park Bully building is steel emergency stairscases: step up and folow signs to Race and Press office.
19.00 – Coach and riders meeting + Welcome FREE drinks and snack (race office)
20.00 – Welcome party – Mlejnice Club, Dj´s + Movies (in front of Post office)

Saturday 17th March
10.00 Race office open – registration
10.15 official training in Super Slope Style
14.30 traning in Super Slope Style over
18.00 Office is closed
20.00 – Warm up party – Mlejnice Club, Dj´s + Movies

Sunday 18th March
9.00 – TRAINING Super slope style HP and SS in one RUN
11.00 – Riders and Coutch meeting (platform of Big Air) 

11.30 – Start Event
16.00 –17.00 Ceremony and prize Giving
Sunday free food and drinks during event for all (ERF Crew and Riders) tents near big air landing. Tents Crocodille baquettes, Skateshop.cz + RIDE Snowboards Test Center 2013.
21.00 After Party

Monday 19th March
 Reserve day


Name: Ride East Rookie Fest

Date of Event : 18th – 20th March 

Star level: 3Star

Location : Spindleruv Mlyn, Svaty Petr

Format : SUPER SLOPE STYLE HP/SS in one run

Entry fee: 40 € (included – snowpark entrance for two days (skipass), welcome coffee and snack opening, Saturday and Sunday lunch from Crocodille baquettes, welcome present pocket from sponsors, cookies and fruits in Race office all day long)

Info and registration: info@snowboarding.cz or +420 724 921 236

Age Groups: Rookie (born in 1994-95-96) and Grom (born in 1997 and up)


Accommodation cost 35-40€ per night/ half board

Registration in Race office : start fee with free access to snowpark (Saturday,Sunday): 40€

Accommodation service:
Just sent email with names, arrival and leaving dates and number of persons and we will take care of your accommodation requests. You will travel to Czech with an hotel voutcher delivered by email.
Email: info@snowboarding.cz subject: ERF accommodation
Tel.: +420 724921236

Airport Transfer: (one way 3 hours by car) 
Pick Up Service from Airport to Spindleruv Mlyn
Profesional pick up service – VW Caravelle 6 seats
Contact person: Vasek Marsik – password World Snowboard Federation
Maximum prize for one way: 4-6 persons 125€
Email: info@snowboarding.cz subject: ERF transport
Cell.: +420 724921236

Check out all World Rookie Rank previous results here 

Maps of Spindleruv Mlyn

Event Director
Jarda Bocek – Association of Czech Snowboarding
mobile +420 777 277 646
mail: jarda.bocek@snowboarding.czwww.snowboarding.cz

International Media Request – 
Marco Sampaoli (WSF) at : marco@worldsnowboardfederation.org 
Mobile: +39.340.3285569

Czech Republic Media Request – 
Marek Teysslet at media@snowboarding.cz

Registration form for the “Ride East Rookie Fest 2012” 




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Send registration to: info@snowboarding.cz

All photo by Premysl Vida