News and Events

Mt Hutt ‘all systems go’ for 40th season opening (13-Jun-13)
Immaculately groomed slopes and a genuinely warm welcome await avid skiers and snowboarders.....

Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area first to open in Australasia (10-Jun-13)
Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area today (June 8) celebrated in style as the first Australasian ski field to open for winter....

Coronet Peak first ski area in Australasia to open on Saturday (05-Jun-13)
Queenstown is officially open for winter as the 2013 season kicks off at Coronet Peak on Saturday (June 8).

Ski Areas Go Out With A Bang! (27-Sep-12)
Season extension and half price passes

Snow Park NZ Launches New Event (06-Jul-10)

Snow Park, NZ, July 6, 2010 - New Zealand's top junior

New Zealand’s top junior freeskiers and snowboarders will start their school holidays with a spectacle of talent and showmanship, when Snow Park NZ run their first ever ‘Junior Slopestyle Open’ on the 13th and 14th July. 

The action will take place on Snow Park’s slopestyle run with features especially sized to suit junior riders.

“There is a growing demand for more junior competitions so this year we decided to create our own freestyle slopestyle event," said Sam Lee, Snow Park NZ Operations Manager. "We value the future of freestyle skiing and snowboarding competitors and have designed a world class junior course and professionally run event.”

July 13th will see the Armada Freeski Slopestyle event followed by the Rossignol Snowboard Slopestyle on July 14th.

The event will also give New Zealand's Junior World Championships Team an opportunity to hone their skills prior to the upcoming World Junior Championships Slopestyle, also held at Snow Park NZ in August.  

The Snow Park Junior Slopestyle is part of the NZ National Points Tour (www.snowsports.co.nz) giving every rider the opportunity to score points towards becoming overall National Junior Champion. The event is also is also the first stop on the new Armada Ski’s ‘Rat Bag Tour’ (www.armadanz.com).

OFFICIAL DATES: 13th July Armada Freeski Slopestyle, 14th July Rossignol Snowboard Slopestyle, 15th July Contingency Day. 

AGE GROUPS (Date of birth is calculated from Jan 1):  Grommets (9 and under= born 2001 or later), Youth (10 – 13 = born 2000 – 1997), Juniors (14 – 16 = born 1996 – 1994)

REGISTRATION:  Entry Fee is $20 + $20 bib deposit.

ENTRY OPENING HOURS Friday 9th - Sunday 11th.  9am-4pm. 
  • Entries in person:  Accepted at Snow Parks ‘The Good’s Retail' shop.
  • Entries by phone:  Parent required to phone with valid credit card:  03 443 9991 (during registration hours 9-4).

FORMAT SCHEDULED:  Training followed by a three run final.

MAXIMUM ENTRIES: 60 entries per day.

 
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