World Rookie Tour 2018.19 – Dates and locations announced!

The World Rookie Tour season has officially started with one event in Chile and two events in New Zealand. Now the tour goes on and the Black Yeti is happy to announce you the dates and locations of the next competitions. Also this year the World Rookie Tour will hit some of the best ski resorts of the world, such as Corvatsch, for the fourth year in a row, Livigno and Pila, for the main youth snowboarding events in Italy, Nekoma in Japan and three resorts in USA, Copper Mountain, Keystone and Mammoth Mountain.

Yeti in Livigno – Ph Ania Grzelka

The legendary World Rookie Finals, the most awaited tour event, will take place for the third year in Kitzsteinhorn – Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria, from the 25th to the 30th of March 2019!

Alessandro Lotorto at the 2018 World Rookie Finals – Ph Gustav Ohlsson

The World Rookie Tour (WRT) is the largest youth snowboard series in the world with more than 1.000 riders from all over the world. The tour is not just competitions: it features loads of other activities to help rookies grow in the field of professional snowboarding, such as photo&video shootings, avalanche and rescue clinics, meeting with photographers and international team managers, parties and big big prizes.

Hironori Nagata at the 2018 World Rookie Finals – Ph Gustav Ohlsson

At the end, the winner of the World Rookie Finals will be awarded with the title of World Rookie Champion and will be offered a unique opportunity to enter the world of professional snowboarding: invitation to Video Shooting like filming with Pirate Movie Production, International Photo Shooting, Freeride Filming Trip and invitation to international world-famous snowboard events succh the X Games.

What are you waiting for? Come and join the 2018/2019 World Rookie Tour! Click here to see the full calendar on the website.

South America Rookie Fest (SS) – Valle Nevado, Chile 9.14 August 2018 DONE
New Zealand Rookie Fest (SS+HP) – Cardrona, New Zealand 14.16 August 2018 DONE
New Zealand Rookie and Grom Fest (SS+H) – Cardrona, New Zealand 2.5 October 2018 DONE
Corvatsch Rookie Fest (SS) – Corvatsch, Switzerland 12.16 December 2018
USASA Grom Fest (HP) – Copper Moutain, US 6. January 2019
World Rookie Fest (SS) – Livigno, Italy 12.16 January 2019
USASA Grom Fest (SS) – Keystone, US 10 February 2019
Indy Park Rookie Fest (SS) – Nekoma, Japan 9.10 March 2019
Rev Tour Rookie Fest (SS+HP) – Mammoth Mountain, US 12.14 March 2019
Pila Rookie Fest (SS) – Pila, Italy 13.17 March 2019
World Rookie Finals (SS+HP) – Kitzsteinhorn – Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria 25.30 March 2019