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Riders get ready because the next European stop and the last chance to win a spot for the legendary World Rookie Tour Finals, will be the Pila Rookie Fest by Rock and Ride in Valle d’Aosta, Italy, from the 13th to the 17th of March 2019.
The competition will take place for the second time in the amazing Areaeffe snowpark situated at 2.200 meters and surrounded by massive mountains. The park offers four different lines, beginner, intermediate, big and rail, to give riders the possibility to do their best according to their level. Moreover, Pila is one of the best freeride spots in the Alps thanks its wonderful high mountain environment.
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. Last but not least, there will also be a welcome dinner and a small tour in the beautiful Aosta city.
Save the dates and don’t miss the last European qualification opportunity for the end of season World Rookie Finals!
Below you will find the information you need about accomodations, registrations and the program!
Accomodation, Packages and Entry Fee
All the riders will have the opportunity to stay in the same hotel, Express in Aosta, at a very special price. The hotel is only 5 minutes far from Pila Gondola and will be the same location of the event headquarter, with all comforts to ensure a pleasant stay.
The all inclusive accommodation packages in Express Aosta include 4 nights half board (double room), 3 days lift tickets, race registration (only for athletes), partecipation to all activities and party: € 350,00 for riders // € 310,00 for coach/parents.
Each extra night € 50,00
Single room plus € 10,00 each night
The rooms at this special prices are limited, so please hurry up to send us your registration!
To register, you need to download the registration form HERE, fill it out and sent it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Pila Rookie Fest by Rock and Ride will offer:
– 1 all inclusive ticket for the 2019 World Rookie Finals in Kitzsteinhorn Zell am See Kaprun, Austria;
– 1 invitation to the end of season World Rookie Shooting 2019 (date and location to be announced);
– 6 Surf Camp in Santander offered by Surftolive.com;
– Products from our main sponsors, Union Binding, Level, Jail Jam and TSG, for all the podium riders.
Moreover all the podium riders will be qualified for the 2019 World Rookie Finals.
2019 PILA ROOKIE FEST BY ROCK AND RIDE PROGRAM
13th March 2019 – 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.
14th March 2019 – 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
15th March 2019 – 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, Pila
16th March 2019 – Finals
9.30 – 14.00 Training and Finals at Areaeffe Snowpark – Pila
15.00 Prize-giving Ceremony at Areaeffe Snowpark – Pila
17th March 2019 – Reserve Day or Departure Day
All day: reserve day in case of bad weather or departure day
Info and registrations for the Pila Rookie Fest in Valle d’Aosta, Italy:
Email email@example.com, phone 0039.059.9783397
WORLD ROOKIE TOUR CALENDAR
South America Rookie Fest (SS) – Valle Nevado, Chile 9.14 August 2018 DONE
New Zealand Rookie Fest (SS+HP) – Cardrona, New Zealand 14.16 August 2018 DONE
New Zealand Rookie and Grom Fest (SS+H) – Cardrona, New Zealand 2.5 October 2018 DONE
Corvatsch Rookie Fest (SS) – Corvatsch, Switzerland 12.16 December 2018 DONE
USASA Grom Fest (HP) – Copper Moutain, US 6. January 2019 DONE
World Rookie Fest (SS) – Livigno, Italy 12.16 January 2019 DONE
USASA Grom Fest (SS) – Keystone, US 10 February 2019
Indy Park Rookie Fest (SS) – Nekoma, Japan 9.10 March 2019
Rev Tour Rookie Fest (SS+HP) – Mammoth, US 13.14 March 2019
Pila Rookie Fest (SS) – Pila, Italy 13.17 March 2019
World Rookie Finals (SS+HP) – Kitzsteinhorn – Zell am See-Kaprun, Austria 25.30 March 2019
Follow the World Rookie Tour online:
Facebook fan page: www.facebook.com/worldrookietour
Vimeo channel: www.vimeo.com/channels/worldrookietour
If you dream to become a professional snowboarder,
then your future starts from Rookie Fest!
ABOUT THE WORLD ROOKIE TOURThe World Rookie Tour is organized by the Black Yeti ssrl in collaboration with World Snowboard Federation and its National Snowboard and Ski Associations. It consists of a selection of high quality International events, the so called “Rookie Fests”, reserved for riders under 18’s only, in Europe, North and South America, Oceania and Asia. The World Rookie Tour consists not only of competitions: it also features loads of other activities to help rookies to grow in the field of professional snowboarding, such as photo & video shootings, avalanche and rescue clinics, meetings with photographers and international team managers, parties and English talks. Since year zero it awards tickets to world class events such as X Games Norway, The Audi Nines, The Arctic Challenge, The Air & Style, The World Snowboarding Championships, invitations to professional snowboard photo & video shootings, and freeride trip in Chile. Every year the tour crowns the World Rookie Champion at the end of season, at the World Rookie Finals, a unique event where the best youngsters from almost 30 countries compete and have fun. More information at www.worldrookietour.com.
ABOUT THE WORLD SNOWBOARD FEDERATION
The World Snowboard Federation (WSF) is the international organization exclusively working to develop the sport of snowboarding at all levels. Program areas include: Halfpipe, Big Air and Slopestyle competitions, Banked Slalom, Para-Snowboard, judge and shapers, education and certification, and snowboard activities for riders of every age. The WSF represents a network of National Snowboard Associations (NSAs) who work together at a worldwide level to promote the development of snowboarding. NSA members can find a source of inspiration and support from the WSF for the activities they are conducting within their nations and by working towards the same goal: progression of snowboarding from the ground up. Amateur and Pro Riders alike need to be members of the WSF to support the sport of snowboarding and enjoy the advantages of being a WSF Member.