World Rookie Tour 2014, the yeti is moving on!

Mon 20 January 14

After the 2014 kick off rookie event in Livigno, Italy, the Black Yeti and his young fellows are starting their journey across Europe with the upcoming stops in Romania and France with Slopestyle and Halfpipe competitions, to find their way to the end of season “Gran Finale” in Ischgl.

World Rookie Tour 2014, the yeti is moving on!

World Rookie Tour 2014, the yeti is moving on! © World Snowboard Federation

Many young riders from Austria, Romania and East Europe can’t wait to compete at the Arena Plato?, Paltinis, Romania, for the fourth edition of Transylvania Rookie Fest. Once again Transylvania Rookie Fest will take place in the Fun Park of the Arena Plato?. starting from Friday, January 17th for the qualifications and Saturday for the big finals.

The weekend after the Yeti will move to France to the French Fries Rookie Fest in Avoriaz for a double cheese contest with halfpipe and slopestyle: for the first time France will host two disciplines of the WRT and give to riders the opportunity to train in the snowboard queen discipline just few days before the 2014 Olympics.

And then, after Romania and France, the next tour stop is planned in Bella Italia for the 3rd edition of theTrentino Rookie Fest in Monte Bondone with both Halfpipe and Slopestyle contests, from 19th to 23rd of february.

Download here all the information and for registration contact: rookie@worldsnowboardfederation.org

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2014 World Rookie Fest – Official Calendar

WSF World Rookie Fest – Livigno, Italy –  06.11 January 2014 – 2* TTR slopestyle – done

Transilvania Rookie Fest – Arena Platos, Romania – 17. 19 of  January 2014 – 2* TTR slopestyle

French Fries Rookie Fest Avoriaz, France –  01.03 February 2014 – 2* TTR slopestyle and halfpipe

Trentino Rookie Fest  – Monte Bondone, Italy – 19.23 Feb 2014 – 2* TTR slopestyle and halfpipe

Indy Park Banzai Rookie Fest  Nokoma, Japan – 22.23 February  2014 – 2* TTR slopestyle

East Rookie Fest Vitkovice, Czech Republic – 07.08 March 2014 – 2* TTR slopestyle

Bulgarian Rookie Fest Pamporovo, Bulgaria – 22.23 March  2014 – 3* TTR slopestyle

Völkl World Rookie Finals Ischgl, Austria – 02.06 April 2014 – 3* TTR slopestyle

Australian Rookie Fest - Thredbo, Australia –August 2014 – 2* TTR slopestyle

South America Rookie Fest - Valle Nevado, Chile – August 2014 – 2* TTR slopestyle and freeride

If your dream is to become a professional snowboarder, then your future starts from Rookie Fest!

 

2014 World Rookie Tour Rules

The title of World Rookie Champions 2014 will be awarded to the winner of the 3Star Volkl World Rookie Finals 2014 in Ischgl, Austria.

This event is reserved to the following riders:

  • All riders that finished on the podium (top 3) from a previous Rookie Fest, both male and female, Rookie and Grom age groups
  • Selected riders from NSAs: each nation has a national quota of five (5) riders (2 male rookies, 1 female Rookie, 1 male and 1 female Grom).
  • The top 20 riders from the World Rookie Rank at the end of March + the top 10 riders from the Grom Rank
  • The riders inscriptions have to be submitted by the official WSF member nation only

Age Groups

WSF rookie events are reserved to Rookies (born from 1st of January 1996 to 31st of December 1998) and Grom (born from 1st of January 1999 and up), both boys and girls. All contests of the World Rookie Tour will generate valuable results for the TTR World Snowboard Tour Ranks and for the World Rookie Rank developed by World Snowboard Federation in association with the TTR World Pro Snowboard Tour.

The WSF World Rookie Tour is organized by the World Snowboard Federation in collaboration with its National Snowboard Associations, and it is made possible by REDBULL, Blue-Tomato and Volkl Snowboards. You can follow the World Rookie Tour on our international media partners Onboard European Snowboard magazine, Cooler and MPora.

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