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

South America Rookie Fest: the countdown has begun!

From the 9th to the 14th of August the best rookies of the world and the future south American snowboard stars will gather in Valle Nevado to participate to the South America Rookie Fest!

The slopestyle contest will take place on Saturday the 11th in the spectacular Valle Nevado snowpark and beside the competition will be organized two days of backcountry riding, a trip to Santiago where riders will have the opportunity to surf and skate in Mall Sport and take part to a video and photo shooting with some pro athlets.

Have a look at the program!

August 8th – Riders arriving to Chile
August 9th – Warm up riding in Valle Nevado
August 10th – Training
August 11th  – Slopestyle Contest
August 12th – Weather Day / Backcountry filming
August 13th  – Backcountry filming
August 14th – Trip to Santiago (Skate and surfing in Mall Sport and Dinner at Santa Pizza)

About Valle Nevado
Valle Nevado is a modern, international level resort, known for its powder snowboarding, good backcountry access and well maintained slopes for all levels of snowboarders. This  resort is part of the Tres Valles (Three Valleys) along with neighboring resorts La Parva and El Colorado. Combined, the Tres Valles boast the largest terrain (7,000 acres) of South America.

Regarding the weather, it claims up to 80 percent sunny days, but due to its altitude and orientation, it generally maintains good, dry powder snow conditions for riders exploring the groomed slopes, bowls, and backcountry.

Valle Nevado is situated 3,670 meters above sea level and is surrounded by 6,000 meter peaks! Moreover, it is one of the few places in the world you may see the rare Andean Condor soaring above the pistes!

Click here to watch the past edition of South America Rookie Fest and enjoy some freeriding watching the video here.

New Zealand welcomes the World Rookie Tour for the second year

Get ready rookies! The 2018/ 2019 World Rookie Tour season has officially begun with the New Zealand Rookie Fest from the 14th to the 16th of August!

Following last year’s success, the Black Yeti returns to New Zealand for the second consecutive year! From Tuesday 14 to Thursday 16 August the amazing Cardrona Alpine Resort in Wanaka will host some of the world’s best under eighteen snowboarders and give them the opportunity to show their incredible skills and win a qualify spot in the legendary 2019 World Rookie Tour Final in Kitzsteinhorn – Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria.Riders who are born in 2003, 2002 and 2001 and entered in the FIS NZ Freestyle Open will automatically be entered in NZ Rookie Fest and can earn points on the World Rookie Tour points lists.

The Slopestyle qualifications will be held on Tuesday 14 August and the finals on Wednesday 15 August. The Halfpipe will be in the 22ft Olympic Superpipe on Thursday 16 August.Don’t miss this opportunity and sign up now! Click here to find all the info about the competition. To participate to NZ Rookie Fest, fill the form here.

IMPORTANT: if you are a FIS competitor entered in the FIS NZ Freestyle Open you are automatically entered in this competition!


2018 New Zealand Rookie Fest Schedule 
Monday August 13
6:00pm-8:00pm: Team Captains Meeting at Snow Sport New Zealand office – 78 Anderson Rd, WanakaTuesday August 14: Slopestyle, Qualifiers
7:00am Snow reports
8.30am Lifts open
9:00am – 9:40am Course Inspection/ Training all
9:40am – 3:00pm Qualifications, ladies and men
3:00pm Coaches meeting, bottom of course after final competitionWednesday August 15: Slopestyle, Finals 
7:00am Snow reports
8.30am Lifts open
9:00am – 9:50am Course Inspection/ Training all
10:00am – 12:25pm Finals ladies
12:30pm – 12:45pm Training Men’s finals
12:45pm – 2:30pm Finals Men
3:30pm Awards ceremony, Courtyard

Thursday August 16: Halfpipe Qualifiers and Finals 
7:00am Snow reports
8.00am Lifts open for competitors
8:30am – 9:05am Training
9:10am – 12:20am Qualifications Ladies and Men
12:20pm – 1:10pm Training Finals All
1:10pm – 2:25pm Finals Ladies and Men
3:00pm Awards ceremony, Courtyard
Note: Final schedule to be announced at Team Captains Meeting

Friday August 17 
WEATHER DAY

If you need further information, please contact:

Luke Hetzel (Snow Sports NZ and Entries) luke@snowsports.co.nz +64 021 0838 2997
Graham Dunbar (Cardrona Alpine Resort) events@cardrona.com +64 027 543 9779
Carly Parker (Chief of Competition) carly.parker@cardrona.com +64 022 640 2035

WORLD ROOKIE TOUR PROVISIONAL CALENDAR
World Rookie Fest (SS) – Valle Nevado, Chile 9.14 August 2018 
New Zealand Rookie Fest (SS+HP) – Cardrona, New Zealand 14.16 August 2018

Corvatsch Rookie Fest (SS) – Corvatsch, Switzerland 12.16 December 2018
World Rookie Fest (SS) – Livigno, Italy 12.16 January 2019 
World Rookie Finals (SS+HP) – Kitzsteinhorn – Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria 25.30 March 2019Many other events will be announced soon! Stay Tuned!

2018 World Rookie Finals have just begun

The 2018 World Rookie Finals started in the best way possible! Yesterday – 10th April – Kaprun welcomed 141 riders from 24 different Nations, such New Zealand, Australia, Usa, Canada, Japan, Finland and Lithuania.

For the second year in a row, the finals of the largest youth snowboard series is hosted in the prestigious snowpark of Kitzsteinhorn, where the best worldwide riders are anxious to show off their tricks and have fun all together. During the registration and opening dinner at the Jufa Hotel, all Rookies and Groms had the opportunity to get together for the first time and to meet again their friends from all over.

Today is training day and Slopestyle Girls Qualification in the marvelous Kitzsteinhorn Snowpark. The competition set up consists of two tables with two jumps each and three jib tables with different obstacles that can inspire the riders to put down their most creative tricks.

In the afternoon, Rookies and Groms can join the First Aid workshop from 17.00 until 18.00 at the Jufa Hotel, where an EMT will show and teach them how to react and behave in case of an accident.

The Black Yeti whishes you all good luck!

Check out the updated program for today below.

Wednesday 11th April 2018 – Traning Day + SS Girls Quali Day

– 09:00 – 12:00 Training Slopestyle for all riders
– 09:00 – 13:00 Training Halfpipe for all riders
– 12:00 – 12:30 Slopestyle reshape
– 12:30-13:00 Warm up Girls Slopestyle
– 13:00 Qualification Girls Slopestyle
– 17:00 – 18:00 First Aid Workshop at Jufa Hotel
– 18:00 – 19:30 Dinner
– 20:00 Coach and Riders Meeting and Slopestyle Girls Qualification Results

Click here  to see the photos of the arrival day.

Download the starting list of the Slopestyle Girls Qualification here.

Check also out the the video here.

Ph: Gustav Ohlsson
Filmer: Andreas Monsberger

World Rookie Finals: only a few days left

After 6 months of events in New Zealand, in Italy, in Switzerland, in the USA and in Japan, the World Rookie Tour came to an end and is ready to see the next World Rookie Tour Champions in Kitzsteinhorn – Zell am See-Kaprun.

From the 10th to the 15th of April, riders will have the chance to show their skills and and have fun in the amazing Snowpark Kitzsteinhorn, which offers incredible kickers, a massive superpipe and countless rails, boxes and obstacles.

The winners will be rewarded with special prizes: wildcard to World Class Events, filming session with Pirate Movie Production, invitation to Rookie Fest ShootingTrip to Chile and many tickets to next season Rookie Fest events.

Moreover, to make this event even more memorable are the lifestyle activities: social dinner every day, workshops with Viva con Aqua, which is a clean water project, a first aid clinic, a dedicated Yoga Session especially created for the World Rookie Tour by the founder of kimiyo – Yoga for Kids And Teens, Miriam Deller and for the first time the Gorilla Workshop, a healthy food initiative where riders can produce some smoothies. Last but not least the final party to celebrate the end of a great season.

Get ready and stay tuned to our channels!

Click here to watch the video of the 2017 World Rookie Finals, while below you can find the program of the 2018 World Rookie Finals.

 

Tuesday 10 Apr 2018 – Arrival Day
– 08:15-21:00     Registration.  Payment of entry fee. Bibs distribution at Riders Office
– 10:00-14:00     Park and Pipe are open (you can buy additional lift ticket for Tuesday at the riders office)
– 18:00 – 19:30  Opening Dinner at World Rookie Final restaurant
– 20:00  Coach Meeting (due to weather conditions and amount of riders it´s possible to have Wednesday afternoon already Girls SS Qualification)

Wednesday 11 Apr 2018
– 09:30 – 13:00   Training HP
– 09:30 – 14:30  Training SS
– 17:00-18:00     First Aid Workshop
– 18:00-19:30     Dinner at World Rookie Final restaurant
– 20:00  Coach Meeting

Thursday 12 Apr 2018
– 09:00 – 15:30  SS Qualification Rookie + Grom Boys
– 16:30-18:00     Viva con Agua Workshop
– 17:45 – 18:30  Kimiyo Yoga Workshop
– 18:00-19:30     Dinner at World Rookie Final restaurant
– 20:00  Coach meeting
– 20:30-21:30     Gorilla Workshop

Friday 13 Apr 2018
– 09:00–14:00    Qualification + Finals HP
– 17:00–18:00    Kimiyo Yoga Workshop
– 18:00-19:30     Dinner at World Rookie Final restaurant
– 20:00  Coach meeting

Saturday 14 Apr 2018
– 09:00 –15:30   Qualification SS Rookie + Grom Girls + SS Finals Girls and Boys
– 18:00 – 19:30  Dinner at World Rookie Final restaurant
– 21:00  Prize giving ceremony HP SS at the Party

Sunday 15 Apr 2018 – Reserve or Departure Day

THE PROGRAM CAN CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER, CONDITIONS AND AMOUNT OF RIDERS

2018 World Rookie Finals – Registrations are open

The Black Yeti travelled all around the world in the last 8 months: from New Zealand to Italy, from Bulgaria to Scandinavia, from the Alps to Japan to North America. Rookies from more than 30 countries battled to conquer their spot to the most exclusive youth snowboard event on planet Earth:  the World Rookie Finals, at Kitzsteinhorn – Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria.
Only the most promising riders will join this legendary event, which award in the latest 12 years the annual  World Rookie Champion titles and incredible prizes: wildcard to World Class Events, filming session with Pirate Movie Production, invitation to Rookie Fest Shooting, Trip to Chile and many tickets to next season Rookie Fest events.  Roope Tonteri, Sven Thorgren, Christian Haller, Gjermund Braaten or Reira Iwabuchi are only some of the previous winner: who will be the next snowboard star to be crowned in Austria?
Riders from all over the world will come for a unique sports and lifestyle event in a great international scenario.  The program of 2017 World Rookie Finals will include  World Snowboard Tour Slopestyle and Half Pipe contest and many lifestyle activities:  social dinner every day, workshops with Viva con Aqua, a first aid clinic the final party and much more you will not miss for any reason.
The amazing Snowpark at Kitzsteinhorn – Kaprun/Zell am See, Austria
If you are a snowboard fan or if your dream is to start a professional snowboard carrier, then Kitzsteinhorn, Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria, is the place to be from April the 10 th to April the 15 th.

Click here to find all the info about program and booking. Download the registration form here and sent it to registration@worldrookietour.com.

Registration, info and bookings
registration@worldrookietour.com 

VERY IMPORTANT:  

QUALIFYNG CRITERIA TO THE WORLD ROOKIE FINALS AND QUALIFIED RIDERS AVAILABLE HERE

Everybody knows it, every kid loves it, and every champion was here! The 2018 World Rookie Tour, along with locations and formats, is as follows:

2017.18  World Rookie Tour – 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 DONE
Bulgarian Rookie Fest. Pamporovo-Mechi Cal, Bulgaria. January 26-28, 2018. Halfpipe and
Slopestyle CANCELLED
USASA Grom Fest. Keystone, USA. February 10, 2018. Slopestyle DONE
Pila Rookie Fest by DEEJAY Xmasters. Valle d’Aosta, Italy. February 22 -25, 2018. Slopestyle DONE
USASA Grom Fest. Breckenridge, USA. February 25, 2018. Halfpipe DONE
Indy Park Rookie Fest. Nekoma, Japan. March 03-04, 2018. Slopestyle DONE
Oslo Rookie Fest. Oslo, Norway. CANCELLED
Mammoth Rev Tour Rookie Fest. Mammoth Mountain, California. March 15-16, 2018. Halfpipe and Slopestyle DONE
World Rookie Finals. Kitzsteinhorn, Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria. April 10-15, 2018. Halfpipe and Slopestyle DONE

Contacts for: registration, information and booking:
Matteo Fregni: email registration@worldrookietour.com, phone 0039.059.9783397

2018 Pila Rookie Fest by DEEJAY Xmasters: the final countdown has begun!

Rookies get ready because the next European stop of the World Rookie Tour will be for the very first time in Pila, Valle d’Aosta, Italy, for the Pila Rookie Fest by DEEJAY Xmasters from the 22nd to the 25th February 2018! The event will take place at the amazing Areaeffe snowpark of Pila, a beautiful freestyle terrain surrounded by the massive freeride mountains of the Alps. The park is situated at 2.200 meters and it offers 4 different lines for every level: Begginer, Intermediate, Big and Rail. Moreover, thanks to the wonderful high mountain environment, it is the best place to have fun doing some freeride. Indeed one of the activities that will be organized is a Freeride Safety Clinic aimed to enhance the knowledge about the mountain and about how to have fun safely.

Amazing freeride arena at Areaeffe Snowpark of Pila

The beautiful ski resort of Pila and the city of Aosta will host the first edition of the Pila Rookie Fest by DEEJAY Xmasters, a great new event for the 2018 World Rookie Tour. The Pila Snowpark is amazing, with many obstacles for any level and an high quality pro-line, and it is in the middle of a beautifull freeride arena.” stated Marco Sampaoli, World Rookie Tour Co-Founder. “Also all the partecipants will stay in the same hotel, the same location where the event headquarter will be based, ensuring a great experience for everybody and a very easy general organization for all”.

“We strongly believed in youth projects and we are proud to host for the fist time a World Rookie Tour event in Pila” stated Davide Vuillermoz, Pila Ski Resort president and Italian snowboard pioneer. “We love snowboard and we invested a lot of energies in the development of the snowpark and the local freestyle community for many years, conquering the title of Best North-West Italian Snowpark in the last 2 season: we are ready to welcome the young rockers of the World Rookie Tour for a week of great fun”.

Areaeffe Snowpark of Pila

Accomodation, Packages and Entry Fee
All the riders will have the opportunity to stay in the same hotel at special rates, the same where the event headquarter will be based, with all comforts to ensure a pleasant stay.

All inclusive accommodation packages including 4 nights half board (double room) check in 21/02 check out 25/02, 3 days lift tickets, race inscription only for athletes, WRF event pass to all lifestyle activities and party at Pila Rookie Fest by DEEJAY XMASTERS.

€ 350,00 – (315,00 for coach/parents)

Each extra night € 50,00
Single room plus € 10,00 each night

For no-show not communicated at least 5 days in advance a penalty of the full amount of the reservation will be charged to the national snowboard association.

Prizes
The 2018 Pila Rookie Fest by DEEJAY Xmasters will offer:
– 1 all inclusive ticket for the 2018 World Rookie Finals in Kitzsteinhorn Zell am See Kaprun, Austria
– 1 invitation to the end of season World Rookie Shooting 2018 (date and location to be announced)
– 2 all inclusive ticket to the Modena Skipass World Rookie Rail Jam (scheduled in November 2018)
– 1 all inclusive ticket to the Corvatsch Rookie Fest 2018 (scheduled in December 2018)
– 6 Surf Camp in Santander offered by Surftolive.com
– Products from our main sponsors Union Binding, Oakley, Quiksilver, Roxy and TSG for all the podium riders.

Moreover all the podium riders will be qualified for the 2018 World Rookie Finals.

Don’t miss this opportunity and sign up now! Click here to find all the info about program and booking. Download the registration form here and sent it to registration@worldrookietour.com.

Info and registrations for the Pila Rookie Fest in Valle d’Aosta, Italy:
Matteo Fregni: email registration@worldrookietour.com, phone 0039.059.9783397 or 0039.349.2210017

2018 PILA ROOKIE FEST BY DEEJAY XMASTERS PROGRAM

21st Feb 2018 – Arrival Day
15.00 – 20.00 Riders, coach and media registrations. Payment of entry Fee and accommodation packages (only in cash). Bibs Distribution. All at Race Office c/o Hotel Express Aosta– Località Autoporto, 33 – 11020 Pollein AO.

22nd Feb 2018 – Training, Video Premiere and Event Presentation
08.00 – 10.00 Riders, coach and media registrations. Payment of entry Fee and accommodation packages (only in cash). Bibs Distribution. All at Race Office c/o Hotel Express Aosta– Località Autoporto, 33 – 11020 Pollein AO.
10.30 – 14.00 Training in Slopestyle at Areaeffe Snowpark – Pila
14.00 – 16.30 Freeride safety camp at the top of the snowpark
17.30 – 18.00 Event Presentation at Race Office c/o hotel Express Aosta
18.00 – 19.30 Welcome Party at Race Office c/o hotel Express Aosta

23rd Feb 2018 – Qualifications
9.30 – 15.00 Training and Qualification in Slopestyle at Areaeffe Snowpark – Pila
16.30 Visit to Aosta city downtown
18.30 Results from Quali and Coach Meeting at Race Office c/o Hotel Express Aosta 253, Livigno

24th Feb 2018 – Finals
9.30 – 14.00 Training and Finals at Areaeffe Snowpark – Pila
15.00 Prize-giving Ceremony at Areaeffe Snowpark – Pila

25th Feb 2018 – Reserve Day or Departure Day
All day Departure or Reserve day for competition

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 DONE
Bulgarian Rookie Fest. Pamporovo-Mechi Cal, Bulgaria. January 26-28, 2018. Halfpipe and
Slopestyle CANCELLED
USASA Grom Fest. Keystone, USA. February 10, 2018. Slopestyle
Pila Rookie Fest by DEEJAY Xmasters. Valle d’Aosta, Italy. February 22-25, 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

DEEJAY Xmasters WRF Final Party by Dolly Noire

The Black Yeti is happy to invite all participants of the DEEJAY Xmasters World Rookie Fest to the Final Party that will take place on the 24th of January at Miky’s Disco Club in Livigno, the best way to celebrate together the end of an amazing event! This was made possible thanks to our sponsor Dolly Noire, an Italian streetwear brand.

Moreover this event will be made memorable by Dj Boss Doms, who will lighten up the atmosphere! So save the date and see you there!

DJ Boss Doms

Program of the day

24 Jan 2018
10.00 – 14.00 Training and Finals at Mottolino Snowpark
17.00 Prize-giving Ceremony at at Race Office c/o “CIELO” Via Gerus 253, Livigno
22.30 Final Party at MIKY’S

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!

corvatsch

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!

World Rookie Rail Jam by Skipass – 26.28 oct

The black Yeti will be back in Modena (Italy) for the second edition of the World Rookie Rail Jam by Skipass! It will take place during the largest italian Tourism and Winter Sports Fair at ModenaFiere, from the 26th to the 28th October 2017.

It’s a urban trail jam contest, on an high quality rail set up, where 32 rookies and groms can compete and show their best. The first 3 winners in each category will be qualified for the 2018 World Rookie Finals in Kitzsteinhorn at Zell am See-Kaprun! The rookie and the grom winners will be awarded with all-inclusive tickets for the World Rookie Finals in Kitzsteinhorn at Zell am See-Kaprun and for the new 2018 event “Valle d’Aosta Rookie Fest”.

The contest will take place on the 27th.
On the 28th the top 5 riders of the World Rookie Rail Jam will have the chance to compete at the Rail Pro Skipass with a prize money pool of 5.000€. The other participants will have the opportunity to visit the beautiful city of Modena and have fun at Le Gobbe skatepark.

Skeleton Program:
26th arrival day in Modena and social activity to be defined
27th World Rookie Rail Jam competition day (training, quali and finals)
28th Skipass Rail Pro competition day (for top 5 rookie/grom only) and skate session at Modena Skatepark.

For info, registraions and bookings: info@blackyeti.info

Important: the event is reserved to WSF NSA rookie team only and a limited number of free accomodation is available.

So save the date and see you in Modena!

Get ready for the 2017 World Rookie Rail Jam by Skipass

The Black Yeti is starting the new season in Modena (Italy) for the 2017 World Rookie Rail Jam by Skipass that will take place during “Skipass”, the Tourism and Winter Sports Fair at ModenaFiere, the 27th and 28th October 2017.

Skipass, the most important event for mountain and winter sports lovers with more than 86.000 visitors, will be the amazing stage for the annual “urban” date of the World Rookie Tour. Skipass Pro Rail, one of the Europe’s best urban rail set in the last years, is designed and built by the wise shapers of the F-tech Company based in South Tyrol.

As has become the tradition at the World Rookie Tour events, organization will offer the opportunity to attend many side activities, that will make the Rookie experience in Modena even more memorable: unmissable visit at the Ferrari Museum, the big Skipass final partyand a special Skate&Pizza Session.

The event is reserved to a maximum number of 32 riders, and each national team can compete with 4 riders. But to make the event even more special, 24 invited riders will participate for free, included accommodation for 2 nights (26 and 27 October), entry fee and fair tickets. Every WSF national rookie team has 3 “all-inclusive” spots for the riders. Coaches and families are welcome with special hotel offers and Skipass fair ticket for free.

For a taste of the action from World Rookie Rail Jam By Skipass 2016, watch the video here.

For the registration form please contact Matteo Fregni at registration@worldrookietour.com.

Program for World Rookie Tour Rail Jam by Skipass Modena

Thursday 26. Oct 2017
10:00-19:00 Check in – Registration directly at the hotel
15:00-18:00 Ferrari Museum

Friday 27. Oct 2017
11:00-12:00 Training
13:30-15:00 Qualification
16:30-17:30 Final
22:30 Final party – location to be defined

Saturday 28. Oct 2017
10:30 Check out
11:00 – 15:00 Skipass Rail Pro (reserved to top 5 riders of the Rookie Jam)
11:00 Visit Modena Unesco site
12:00 Skate session at Skatepark Le Gobbe and pizza time

Prizes
– The first 3 winners in each category will be qualified for the 2018 World Rookie Finals in Kitzsteinhorn at Zell am See-Kaprun.
– All-inclusive tickets for the rookie and the grom winners for the World Rookie Finals in Kitzsteinhorn at Zell am See-Kaprun and for the new 2018 event “Valle d’Aosta Rookie Fest”.

Registration and accommodation
Black Yeti offers entry fee, entry ticket for the Skipass fair, accommodation for 2 nights (check in Thursday 26 October – check out Saturday 28 October) until reaching 24 athletes. Each WSF national snowboard association will have 3 all inclusive free sport. To all riders and coaches registration fees and fair tickets are
free. Riders, coaches and families will be hosted in the same hotel. Special hotel rates are available for coaches and families (approx. 40€/night).For national teams who want to participate with more than 3 athletes, information will be announced later (registration fee and fair entry tickets will be free, special rate for hotel).v+

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

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