The Tour

If you dream to become a professional action sport rider, then your future starts from World Rookie Tour!

The World Rookie Tour is the most famous, largest and oldest youth international action sport series with more than 2.500 riders: snowboard, freeski and, from summer 2019, skateboard. It consists of a selection of high quality International events, which are not only competitions, but also features loads of other activities to help rookies to grow in the field of professional sport, such as workshops, photo & video shootings, meetings with photographers and international team managers, ticket to the best action sports events, parties and English talks.

World Rookie Tour restarts the show after lockdown: Coronavirus restrictions in fact, forced the shutdown of all the World Rookie Tour events around the world in March. But now a strong call from Yeti headquarters has announced the restart of the tour: the Black Yeti is coming back to town!

From Chemnitz in Germany to Winterthur in Switzerland, from Prague in the Czech Republic to Modena in Italy, 4 qualification events across Europe to conquer a spot for the World Skateboard Finals in Innsbruck, Austria.

Waiting for the snowboard and freeski calendar, the most important skateboard tour for young skaters is ready to rock, are you too?

Go to www.worldrookietour.com/calendar  to see the full calendar.

 

HOW TO PARTICIPATE TO THE WORLD ROOKIE TOUR

The World Rookie Tour is an under 18 snowboard and freeski freestyle competition (under 21 for the skate comp) opened to everybody who wants to become professional action sport rider. To take part in the World Rookie Tour you need to be a member of a National Sport Association.

QUALIFING CRITERIA TO THE WORLD ROOKIE SNOWBOARD FINALS

– Rookies (men and women) born from the 1st of January 2003 to the 31st of December 2005.
– Groms (men and women) born from the the 1st of January 2006 and younger.
– Qualification by Rank: the top 20 riders of the World Rookie Rank (top 20 man, top 20 women) + the top 10 riders from the Grom rank at march the 25th 2020. You can check the ranking here.
– National Quota: every WSF member National Snowboard Association is entitled to nominate 2 Rookies Men, 1 Rookie Women, 1 Grom Men, 1 Grom Women. It´s up to the national association to define how they give out the spots. To get in touch with your national reference contact please write to registration@worldrookietour.com.
– The top 3 riders, both men and women / Rookie and Grom, from the previous international stops are already qualified to the World Rookie Finals.
– Wild Cards: the organization can assign up to 8 wild cards for the final to partner events, team, sponsor or single athletes.
– National secretary or national coaches are allowed to send their team registrations.

QUALIFING CRITERIA TO THE WORLD ROOKIE FREESKI FINALS

– Rookies (men and women) born from the 1st of January 2003 to the 31st of December 2005.
– Groms (men and women) born from the the 1st of January 2006 and younger.
– Qualification by Rank: to be announced
– National Quota: every nation is entitled to nominate 6 athletes (4 men and 2 women). It´s up to the national association to define how they give out the spots. To get in touch with your national reference contact please write to registration@worldrookietour.com.
– The top 3 riders, both men and women / Rookie and Grom, from the previous international stops are already qualified to the World Rookie Finals.
– Wild Cards: the organization can assign up to 8 wild cards for the final to partner events, team, sponsor or single athletes.
– National secretary or national coaches are allowed to send their team registrations.

QUALIFING CRITERIA TO THE WORLD ROOKIE FINALS SKATEBOARD

– Rookies (men and women) born from the 1st of January 2000 to the 31st of December 2005.
– Groms (men and women) born from the the 1st of January 2006 and younger.
– Qualification by Rank: to be announced
– National Quota: every Nation is allowed to nominate 4 Riders (3 men and 1 women). It´s up to the national association to define how they give out the spots. To get in touch with your national reference contact please write to registration@worldrookietour.com.
– The top 3 riders, both men and women / Rookie and Grom, and the Best Trick winner, from the previous international stops are already qualified to the World Rookie Finals.
– Wild Cards: the organization can assign up to 8 wild cards for the final to partner events, team, sponsor or single athletes.
– National secretary or national coaches are allowed to send their team registrations.