2019.20 World Rookie Tour – Unbreaking News

The World Rookie Tour announces big news for the upcoming season: the Audi Nines partnership, FIS World Cup qualifier deal and changes in the official calendar.

Annika Morgan

Audi Nines extend partnership
The Black Yeti is proud to announce that Audi Nines, one of the most famous freeski and snowboard competition in the world, confirms its partnership with 2020 World Rookie Tour. All male and female slopestyle 2020 Champions will win a ticket to this unique event and will be invited to the next edition of the Audi Nines Big Air Contest in April 2020 in Sölden and in Obergurgl, Austria.

The Audi Nines is a global media event that offers to the most talented freeskiers and snowboarders a futuristic set-up  that make this event unique in the snowsports world.
Have a look at 2019 WRT Champions participation in the last edition of Audi Nines:
Annika Morgan GER, 2019 WRT female snowboard slopestyle Champion – VIDEO
Ulrik Samnøy NOR, 2019 WRT male freeski slopetyle Champion – VIDEO


Ulrik Samnøy

FIS World Cup spots
FIS General Assembly voted the WRT as official qualification criteria for the World Cup Tour. With immediate effect, and starting from 2018.19 season and after, the World Rookie Tour Champions, snowboard and freeski, male and female, slopestyle and halfpipe, will get a spot for the next 2020.21 FIS World Cup Tour.

New date for 2020 World Rookie Fest in Livigno, Italy
In order to ensure a comfortable travel day for teams from Livigno to Lausanne for the Winter Youth Olympics, the World Rookie Fest announce a new date with arrival day on January the 11th and departure day on January the 15th 2020. More details about the 15th edition of the World Rookie Fest in Livigno, the oldest event in the tour, will be revealed soon.

New freeski event in the tour: Kronplatz, Italy
Kronplatz will be part once again of the World Rookie Tour with a slopestyle event from March the 20th to March the 22nd. The event in Kronplatz will connect the previous freeski stop in Madonna di Campiglio, from March the 15th to the 19th, with the World Rookie Freeski Finals in Seiser Alm, from March the 23rd to the 27th in order to create a unique “Dolomites Freeski Rookie Experience”   with 3 events in 3 premium alpine resorts, one after the other, for a fantastic 12 days journey. Stay tuned for more details

What are you waiting for?

Come and join the 2019/2020 World Rookie Tour: the future is here.

Click here to see the full calendar on the website.

Photo: David Malacrida, Gustav Ohlsson

2019.20 World Rookie Tour Snowboard – Calendar
Summer Rookie Jam // Les 2 Alpes . FRA // 13-20.07.2019 // SS/BA/HP
NZ Rookie Fest // Cadrona . NZL // 14-17.08.2019 //  SS/HP
NZ Show Down Rookie Fest // Cadrona. NZL // 04-06.10.2019 // SS/BA/HP
World Rookie Fest // Livigno . ITA // 11-15.01.2020 // SS
Colorado WRT Grom Fest // Vail . USA // 26.01.2020 // HP
QKLS Rookie Fest // Ruka . FIN // 29.01-02.02.2020 // SS
REV Tour Rookie Fest // Mammoth Mountain. USA // 07-09.02.2020 // SS/HP
Colorado WRT Grom Fest // Keystone A51 . USA // 08.02.2020 // SS
Balkan Rookie Fest // Sofia . BUL // 13-16.02.2020 // SS
Young Guns Rookie Fest // Takasu . JPN // 28-29.02.2020 // HP
Indy Park Rookie Fest // Nekoma . JPN // 06-07.03.2020 // SS
Ursus Rookie Fest // Madonna di Campiglio. ITA // 15-19.03.2020 // SS
World Rookie Finals // Kitzsteinhorn, Zell Am See-Kaprun . AUT // 31.03-05.04.2020 // SS/HP

2019.20 World Rookie Tour Freesking – Calendar
Summer Rookie Jam // Les 2 Alpes . FRA // 13-20.07.2019 // SS/BA/HP
NZ Rookie Fest // Cadrona, NZL // 14-17.08.2019 // SS/HP
NZ Show Down Rookie Fest // Cadrona. NZL // 04-06.10.2019 // SS/BA/HP
Colorado WRT Grom Fest // Vail . USA // 26.01.2020 // HP
REV TOUR Rookie Fest // Mammoth Mountain. USA // 05-06.02.2020 // SS/HP
Colorado WRT Grom Fest // Keystone A51 . USA // 09.02.2020 // SS
Balkan Rookie Fest // Sofia . BUL // 13-16.02.2020 // SS
Skyline Park Rookie Fest // Innsbruck, Skyline Park. AUT // 14.02-16.02.2020 //SS
Ursus Rookie Fest // Madonna di Campiglio. ITA // 15-19.03.2020 // SS
Kronplatz Rookie Fest // Kronplatz. ITA // 20-22.03.2020 // SS
World Rookie Finals // Seiser Alm. ITA // 23-27.3.2020

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If you dream to become a professional snowboarder,
then your future starts from the World Rookie Tour!