Corvatsch Rookie Fest: register now!

After the events in South America and New Zealand, the Black Yeti is moving in the Alps, in Switzerland.

Everything is ready for the first 2018.19 WRT event in the Northern Hemisphere. From the 12th to the 16th of December Rookies and Groms will have the opportunity to compete in the amazing Corvatsch snowpark and to win a qualification spot for the 2019 World Rookie Finals in Kitzsteinhorn, Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria, and prestigious prizes offered by WRT sponsors.

Accommodation Packages and Entry Fee
The organizers offer an all-inclusive package including 3 nights in a Bed and Breakfast (check in on Wednesday, check out on Saturday), 3-day lift ticket (Thursday, Friday and Saturday) and the entry fee at the rate of 310€. Extra cost for accommodation multiple room: 55€/person. Extra cost for lift ticket: 25€/person.The entry fee costs 70€.

Prize Money
The winners will be awarded with one all-inclusive ticket for the World Rookie Finals in Kitzsteinhorn Zell am See-Kaprun, two all-inclusive tickets for Pila Rookie Fest and three surf camps offered by Surftolive.com. Moreover there will be Union Bindings, TSG helmets at stake and for the first time also Level gloves.

We also invite you to bring your skateboard as you will have the opportunity to have fun on the mini ramp near the snowpark.

Come and join the Corvatsch Rookie Fest! To register please download the registration form here, fill it out and send it to registration@worldrookietour.com.

Check out the last year’s edition of Corvatsch Rookie Fest! Click here and enjoy the video.

Ph: Fizza Lorenzo Verdinelli

Corvatsch Rookie Fest – Program

Wednesday 12th – Arrival Day

12.00 – 17.00 Registration, payment, bibs distribution at riders office at Corvatsch valley station in Via dal Corvatsch 73/76 Silvaplana, in front of the ticket offices
19.15 Event presentation and welcome dinner at Mulets, Via Mulets 9, Silvaplana
20.30 Video premiere at Mulets

Thursday 13th – Training all riders
08.00 – 17.00 Registration, payment, bibs distribution at riders office at Corvatsch valley station in Via dal Corvatsch 73/76 Silvaplana, in front of ticket offices
10.00 – 13.30 Training

Friday 14th – Qualification 
9.00 Riders meeting
9.00 – 9.45 Training all riders
10.00 – 11.00 Quali heat 1
11.15 – 13.00 Quali heat 2
15.00 Qualifications results announcement at Corvatsch middle station
15.15 Bibs giving back at Corvatsch middle station
19.00 – 22.00 Snow Night Session and photo shooting (special price lift tickets for rookies)

Saturday 15th – Finals 
9.00 Riders meeting
9.00 – 9.45 Training
10.00 – 12.00 Finals
14.30 Prize giving at Corvatsch middle station
14.45 Bibs giving back at Corvatsch middle station

Sunday 16th – Reserve day and shooting
(Saturday night: 55€/person, Sunday lift ticket: 25€/person)
10.00 – 13.00 Reserve day for finals or World Rookie Tour photo shooting

Note: the program

2017 Corvatsch Rookie Shooting

After two days of contests the best riders of the Corvatsch Rookie Fest were at Corvatsch Snowpark for the Corvatsch Rookie Shooting! The sun, the amazing mountain landscape and the fantastic snowpark made this day memorable and the Black Yeti is sure that the Rookies will remember it forever! Enjoy the pictures here!

Photo credits: Andrea Cianfrocca – Francesca Silvestri

Check also out the amazing video of the 2017 Corvatsch Shooting here! 🙂

Filmed and edited by Andrea Cianfrocca

2017.18 World Rookie Tour – Official Calendar
NZ Rookie Fest. Cardrona, New Zealand. October 05-08, 2017. Halfpipe and Slopestyle DONE
World Rookie Rail Jam. Modena, Italy. October 26-28, 2017. Urban Rail Jam DONE
Corvatsch Rookie Fest. Corvatsch, Swiss. December 13-17, 2017. Slopestyle DONE
DEEJAY XMasters World Rookie Fest. Livigno, Italy. January 20-25, 2018. Slopestyle
Bulgarian Rookie Fest. Pamporovo-Mechi Cal, Bulgaria. January 26-28, 2018. Halfpipe and
Slopestyle CANCELLED
USASA Grom Fest. Keystone, USA. February 10, 2018. Slopestyle
Valle d’Aosta Rookie Fest. Pila, Italy. February 21-25, 2018. Slopestyle
USASA Grom Fest. Breckenridge, USA. February 25, 2018. Halfpipe
Indy Park Rookie Fest. Nekoma, Japan. March 03-04, 2018. Slopestyle
Oslo Rookie Fest. Oslo, Norway. (to be confirmed)
Mammoth Rev Tour Rookie Fest. Mammoth Mountain, California. March 15-16, 2018. Halfpipe and Slopestyle
World Rookie Finals. Kitzsteinhorn, Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria. April 10-15, 2018. Halfpipe and Slopestyle

Six Nations on the Corvatsch Rookie Fest Podium

The Black Yeti is proud of all rookies, even this year the Corvatsch Rookie Fest was a blast. The beautiful mountain landscape and the amazing set up of Corvatsch Snowpark made the event memorable.

Almost 50 riders from 8 nations got challenged to conquer the podium of the Swiss stop of the Rookie Tour.  The race took place on a perfect setup designed specifically for the event and consisted of one downbox & one downrail on the first table, two kicker (8 and 15 mt) on the second table, one 17 meters’ kicker with the possibility to use it like a spine and the last rail area with one downrail and one down tube.

Wendelin Gauger (SUI) scored best in today’s rookie boys final with a solid run, bringing Swiss among the winning nations. Second and third place went to two other nations, Germany and Italy, thanks to Philip Schwan (GER) and Marco Krschhackl (ITA) run. Also grom boys showed their best: Alessandro Lotorto (SUI) was awarded the first place, followed by William Mathisen (SWE) that brings Sweden on the podium and Loris Reich (SUI) at third step.

In girls’ competition Emma Gennero (ITA) took the first place in the rookie category. Silver and bronze medal for Mona Danuser (SUI) and Anine Leenderts (NOR) that bring Norway on the podium . On the groms’ side, the Swiss Lena Müller (SUI) brought gold home and Bianca Gisler (SUI) occupies the second steps, The bronze medal goes to Mia Brookes (GBR), which brings Great Britain among the winning nations.

The winning runs:
1* Rookie Boy – Wendelin Gauger (SUI): switch blunt 270, switch back 9 mellon, backside 7 mute, front 1 in, switch back 3 out
1* Rookie Girl – Emma Gennero (ITA): cab 1 in, backside 3, frontside 3 indy, 50-50 boardslide
1* Grom Boy – Alessandro Lotorto (SUI): backlip, fontside 7 mellon, backside 7 indy, frontboard 450 out
1* Grom Girl – Lena Müller (SUI): backboard, backside 3 tail, stailfish, 50-50 front 1

Download here Corvatsch Rookie Fest Final Rank

 

Photos of the 2017 Corvatsch Rookie Fest are available on the WRT Facebook Fanpage
Day 1 – Arrival & Training Day
Day 2 – Qualification Day
Day 3 – Final 

Photo Credits: Alberto Della Beffa – Francesca Silvestri

 

The Black Yeti is happy to confirm already the Corvatsch event also for next season 2018.19 World Rookie Tour. And now the cowntdown is on for the oldest and biggest event of the tour: the leggendary “Deejay X-Masters World Rookie Fest” in Livigno, from 20th to 25th January 2018. Stay tooned for all updated information.

 

2017.18 World Rookie Tour – Official Calendar

NZ Rookie Fest. Cardrona, New Zealand. October 05-08, 2017. Halfpipe and Slopestyle DONE
World Rookie Rail Jam. Modena, Italy. October 26-28, 2017. Urban Rail Jam DONE
Corvatsch Rookie Fest. Corvatsch, Swiss. December 13-17, 2017. Slopestyle DONE
Deejay Xmasters World Rookie Fest. Livigno, Italy. January 20-25, 2018. Slopestyle
Bulgarian Rookie Fest. Pamporovo-Mechi Cal, Bulgaria. January 26-28, 2018. Halfpipe and
Slopestyle CANCELLED
USASA Grom Fest. Keystone, USA. February 10, 2018. Slopestyle
Valle d’Aosta Rookie Fest. Pila, Italy. February 21-25, 2018. Slopestyle
USASA Grom Fest. Breckenridge, USA. February 25, 2018. Halfpipe
Indy Park Rookie Fest. Nekoma, Japan. March 03-04, 2018. Slopestyle
Oslo Rookie Fest. Oslo, Norway. (to be confirmed)
Mammoth Rev Tour Rookie Fest. Mammoth Mountain, California. March 15-16, 2018. Halfpipe and Slopestyle
World Rookie Finals. Kitzsteinhorn, Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria. April 10-15, 2018. Halfpipe and Slopestyle

2017 Corvatsch Rookie Fest: Qualification Day

Today took place the qualifications at Corvatsch Snowpark! Rookies and groms showed their best and impressed the judge. The 24 best riders are ready to go to the finals tomorrow!

Philip Schwan (GER) had an amazing run with the highest score in rookie category with a frontside 270 in on the first rail, back side 720 melon on the first kicker, frontside 720 melon grab frontside 720 talegrabe and a 180 in 360 out on the last rail. Whereas in the rookie female category Mona Danuser (SUI) had the highest score with a backside 50-50 on the first rail, frontside 360 melon on the first kicker, nosegrab on the second kicker and 50-50 180 out on the last rail.

In the grom category Mathisen William (SWE) impressed the judges with a backside lipslide on the first rail, frontside 720 grab on second kicker, backside 720 stalefish and on the last rail backside blunt 270 out. Bianca Gisler (SUI) had the best score in the female category with a backside lipslide on the first box, frontside 360 on the first kicker,  double nosegrab on the second kicker and 50-50 frontside 360 out on the last rail.

Finals will go down tomorrow. Stay tuned for updates on the social media channels of World Rookie Tour: www.facebook.com/worldrookietour  and  www.instagram.com/worldrookietour/.

 

Watch pictures from the qualification day

Corvatsch Rookie Fest – Quaification Result

Program

Saturday 16th – Finals
Each rider will take 3 runs (or 2 runs in case of bad weather) – Best Run counts
Advance to Final
4 Best Grom Girls / 4 Best Rookie Girls / 8 Best Grom Boys / 8 Best Rookie Boys
Start list: reverse order seeding from the finals (4->1 Grom Girls / 4->1 Rookie Girls / 8->1 Grom Boys / 8->1 Rookie Boys)
9.00 Riders Meeting
9.00 – 9.45 Training
10.00 – 12.00 Final
14.30 Prize Giving at Corvatsch mid station
14.45 Bibs give back at Corvatsch mid station
18.30 – 22.00 Dinner and riders party at Mulets Via Mulets 9, 7513 Silvaplana, Switzerland (25 €/person)

2017 Corvatsch Rookie Fest: Training Day

For the third consecutive year the Black Yeti has landed to Corvatsch Park to find the next pro rider.

After the dinner all together yesterday night @Mulets, this morning rookies enjoyed the new set up during the “windy” training session.

Around 50 riders from 8 nations have fun on the park obstacles through-out the day. Shaper’s work was awarded by the satisfied face of rookies. This year the set up for the competition is made up of: one downbox & one downrail on the first table, two kicker (8 and 15 mt) on the second table, one sideway kicker and the last rail area with one downrail and one downtube.

See all photos of first day HERE

Download update program HERE


FRIDAY 15th – PROGRAM

9.00-9.45: training for all riders
10.00-11.00: Quali HEAT 1 (Rookie Boys & Rookie Girl)
11.15-13.00: Quali HEAT 2 (Grom Boys & Grom Girls)
15.oo: Result Qualification Announcement @ Corvatsch Mid Station

Good Luck riders and rock on!

2017.18 World Rookie Tour – Official Calendar

NZ Rookie Fest (HP + SS). Cardrona, New Zealand. October 05-08, 2017. DONE
World Rookie Rail Jam (RAIL). Modena, Italy. October 26-28, 2017. DONE
Corvatsch Rookie Fest (SS). Corvatsch, Swiss. December 13-17, 2017.
Deejay Xmasters World Rookie Fest (SS). Livigno, Italy. January 20-25, 2018.
Bulgarian Rookie Fest (HP + SS). Pamporovo-Mechi Cal, Bulgaria. January 26-28, 2018.
USASA Grom Fest (SS). Keystone, USA. February 10, 2018.
Valle d’Aosta Rookie Fest (SS). Pila, Italy. February 21-25, 2018.
USASA Grom Fest (HP). Breckenridge, USA. February 25, 2018.
Indy Park Rookie Fest (SS). Nekoma, Japan. March 03-04, 2018.
Oslo Rookie Fest. Oslo, Norway. (to be confirmed)
Mammoth Rev Tour Rookie Fest (HP + SS). Mammoth Mountain, California. March 15-16, 2018.
World Rookie Finals (HP + SS). Kitzsteinhorn, Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria. April 10-15, 2018.

Corvatsch Rookie Fest: only a few weeks left

The long-awaited Corvatsch Rookie Fest is getting very close to time! So get ready because from the 13th to the 17th of December you will have chance to win the ticket and the qualification spot for the 2018 World Rookie Finals in Kitzsteinhorn, Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria.

Accommodation Packages and Entry Fee
The organizers offer an all-inclusive package including 3 nights in a Bed and Breakfast (check in on Wednesday, check out on Saturday), 3-day lift ticket (Thursday, Friday and Saturday) and the entry fee at the rate of 310€. Extra cost for accommodation multiple room: 55€/person. Extra cost for lift ticket: 25€/person. If you want to have dinner at Mulets on Wednesday and on Saturday it will cost 25 €/person. The entry fee costs 70 €

Prize Money
The winners will be awarded with one all-inlcusive ticket for the World Rookie Finals in Kitzsteinhorn Zell am See-Kaprun, two all-inlusive tickets for Valle d’Aosta Rookie Fest in Pila and three surf camps offered by Surftolive.com. Moreover for the first time there will be Union Bindings and TSG helmets at stake.

We invite you to also bring your skateboard with you because you will have the opportunity to have fun on the mini ramp near the snowpark.

Come and join the Corvatsch Rookie Fest! If you haven’t registered yet, do it now here.

Corvatsch Rookie FestProgram

Wednesday 13th – Arrival Day
15.00 – 19.00 Registration, payment, bibs distribution at riders office at Mulets
19.15 Event presentation and welcome dinner at Mulets, Via Mulets 9, 7513 Silvaplana, Switzerland (25 €/person)
20.30 Video premiere at Mulets

Thursday 14th – Training all riders
07.30 – 13.00 Riders Office open for Registration, payment, bibs distribution at race office at Hotel Albana, Via Vers Mulins 6, 7513 Silvaplana, Switzerland
10.00 – 13.00 Training

Afternoon Enjoy Corvatsch, Silvaplana, St.Moritz

Friday 15th – Qualification 
Each rider will take 2 runs – Best Run counts
9.00 Riders Meeting
9.00 – 9.45 Training All Riders
10.00 – 11.00 Quali HEAT 1 – ROOKIE BOYS / ROOKIE GIRLS
11.15 – 13.00 Quali HEAT 2 (Warm up runs) – GROM BOYS / GROM GIRLS
15.00 Result Qualifications announcement at Corvatsch mid station
15.15 Bibs give back at Corvatsch Midstation
19.00 – 22.00 Snow Night Session and photo shooting (special price LiftPasses for Rookies)

Saturday 16th – Finals
Each rider will take 3 runs (or 2 runs in case of bad weather) – Best Run counts
Advance to Final
4 Best Grom Girls / 4 Best Rookie Girls / 8 Best Grom Boys / 8 Best Rookie Boys
Start list: reverse order seeding from the finals (4->1 Grom Girls / 4->1 Rookie Girls / 8->1 Grom Boys / 8->1 Rookie Boys)
9.00 Riders Meeting
9.00 – 9.45 Training
10.00 – 12.00 Final
14.30 Prize Giving at Corvatsch mid station
14.45 Bibs give back at Corvatsch mid station
18.30 – 22.00 Dinner and riders party at Mulets Via Mulets 9, 7513 Silvaplana, Switzerland (25 €/person)

Sunday 17 th – Rereseve day and shooting
(Saturday night: 55€/person, Sunday lift ticket: 25€/person)
10.00 – 13.00 Reserve day for finals or World Rookie Tour photo shooting

Note: the program is subject to change due to weather conditions.

 

CONTACTS
For general info:
info@worldrookietour.com

For registration and accommodation:
registration@worldrookietour.com
mobile: +39 3492210017
0039.059.9783397

For media request:
media@worldrookietour.com

2017 Corvatsch Rookie Fest: register now!

The World Rookie Tour goes on and now it’s time to get ready and register for the  Corvatsch Rookie Fest that will be held from the 13th to the 17th December 2017 at the amazing Corvatsch Snowpark in Switzerland.

Click here and register now!

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Here below you will find the provisional  program of the Corvatsch Rookie Fest 2017.

Wednesday, 13 December – Arrival day, event presentation, video premiere and dinner at Mulets in Silvaplana.

Thursday, 14 December – Training and heat 1 qualifications

Friday, 15 December –  Training, heat 2 qualifications and in the evening Night Session

Saturday, 16 December – Finals, dinner and party at Mulets.

Sunday, 17 December – Reserve day and photo shooting.

 

Further information about accommodation and all inclusive packages (including food, approved hotels, event registration and lift tickets) will be announced soon. Stay tuned!

 

Contacts for: registration, accommodation and booking:

Matteo Fregni: email registration@worldrookietour.com., phone 0039.059.9783397

 

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