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Australian Junior Freeride Championships

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The Australian Junior Freeride Championships are happening again from 31 August to 2 September and are set to showcase the best young talent with over 200 junior athletes aged from 6 to 18 years old battling it out in Perisher’s Terrain Parks. A step up in competition from freestyle events in Interschools, this is the next step in the pathway in competitive freestyle skiing and snowboarding for the younger generation. Come and watch as the best juniors form across the nation battle it out.

The event sees three days of action from Australia’s next generation of freestylers, and up for grabs are the Ski and Snowboard Junior Titles in the disciplines of Slopestyle & Halfpipe, and Boarder-Cross

Competitor Registration: Is now open, please register through the links below. Registration closes 28 August at 5pm. 

REGISTER HERE

  • Who: Park Skiers and Snowboarders, ages 6-18
    • Grom (12 years & under, born 2007 - 2013)
    • Youth (13 to 14 years, born 2006 - 2005)
    • Rookies (15 to 19 years, born 2004 - 2000)
  • Where:
    • Slopestyle, Leichhardt Terrain Park
    • Half-Pipe,  right-side Front Valley.
    • Boarder-Cross, Sun Valley Rider-Cross Course.
  • When: Saturday 31 August – Monday 2 September
    • Schedule:
    • Ski & Snowboard Half-Pipe: Saturday 31 August - Half-Pipe, Front Valley
      • Format: 2 runs per competitor, best run counts. 
      • Bib Collection: 7:30am - 8:30am, Perisher Skitube Building Upstairs Meeting Room
      • Training: 8:45am - 9:30am, Half-Pipe. 
      • Riders Meeting: 9:40am, Top of Course.
      • Event Start: 9:45am
    • Slopestyle - Sunday 1 September - Leichhardt Terrain Park
      • Format: 2 runs per competitor, best run counts. 
      • Bib Collection: 7:30am - 8:30am, Perisher Skitube Building Upstairs Meeting Room
      • Training: 9:15am - 10:00am, Slopestyle Course. 
      • Riders Meeting: 10:10am, Top of Course.
      • Event Start: 10:15am
    • Boarder-Cross - Monday 2 September - Boarder-Cross, Sun Valley Rider-Cross Course. 
      • Format: 1 qualification run per competitor then 4 rider finals. 
      • Bib Collection: 7:30am - 8:30am, Perisher Skitube Building Upstairs Meeting Room
      • Riders Meeting: 9:30am, Top of Course.
      • Inspection: 9:40am. 
      • Training: 10:00am - 10:45am.
      • Qualifications Start: 11:00am. 1 run per competitor. Running order: Groms, Youth then Rookies. 
      • Brackets for finals will be based from qualification results. The size of field for finals will be decided by the registrations in each age group. This will be announced at the riders meeting.  
    • Please Note: All times/dates are tentative & weather dependent. Any updates to schedule will be emailed to compeitors. 
    • Coaches & Volunteers: Are needed for this event. If you are coach or volunteer please register for each appropriate event below: 

    Take a look below for action across the Perisher Terrain Parks from the 2018 Australian Junior Freeride Championships. 

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