The event at Falls Creek in 2017, organised by SASKI’s, South Australian Interschools Committee, is the only official Interschools Snowsports event representing South Australia.
The respective fastest overall male and female, primary and secondary student will thus become the state champion in their respect discipline. Any other resort claiming to be holding a similar event has no connection with SASKI and is conducting its own event for its own financial gain.
Suitably qualified teams and/or individuals will be eligible to enter the National Interschools Championships at Perisher in September this year.
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All South Australians families who arrive at Falls Creek by car and have registered as a member of SASKI are eligible for a 50% discount on resort entry. Details of which will be forwarded to your registered email address.
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WHAT ARE THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN SNOWSPORT CHAMPIONSHIPS?
They are part of a National Interschools programme. Facilitated here in South Australia by the South Australian Snowsport Association Inc (SASKI) with the support of sponsors. The event provides an opportunity for primary and secondary students to learn and showcase their skiing or snowboarding skills. Then at the end of the week compete for trophies for their school.
SASKI is a not-for-profit, SA Incorporated body registered with Sport SA.
WHEN ARE THEY HELD?
The Championships are conducted each year during the second week of the South Australian July school holidays. In 2017 the South Australian Interschools week takes place from Monday July 17th to Friday 21st. Snowboard competitions are nominally held on the Wednesday afternoon and alpine on Thursday, depending on the number of entries, the weather and the snow conditions.
WHERE ARE THEY HELD?
At Falls Creek in the Victorian snow fields approximately 11 hours from Adelaide. Your week at the snow can include daily lessons catering for beginners to experienced. By day 3 most beginners are quite confident and most compete in the competition. School groups start lessons on Monday morning, July 17th.
For accommodation at Falls Creek phone: 1800 45 35 25 or Web: www.fallscreek.com.au
Quick guide to the Championships
The 2017 entry fee to the Interschools Championships is $28 per entry.
Note: The race entry fee does not include a lift ticket.
The resort provides a comprehensive package offering special prices for students, teachers and parents for the SA Interschools week.
Falls Creek is offering special pricing on their package for the SA Interschools Championships. See Falls Creek 2017 Planner.
Watch a SA Interschool video:
Details of competition conditions and team specifications can be found in the official rule book.
ENTERING THE CHAMPIONSHIPS
Entering is carried online. For entry conditions and how to enter click on the link below.
Not been to Falls Creek previously or never been to the snow? Click on the link below.
Each team, (including a single entry “team”), requires a manager, see rules. However the same manager can manager any number of teams or individuals.
DISABLED STUDENTS INVOLVEMENT
Disabled Wintersport Australia (DWA) provides the opportunity for disabled persons to experience snow sports at Australian ski resorts. DWA offers a facilitator plus infrastructure at most Australian snow resorts, to assist disabled persons wishing to experience snow sports.
Sven Erikson 0406 367 899.
HOLIDAY PACKAGE IN CANADA*
All entrants, present and past, of the SA Interschools and their families have a chance to obtain a wonderful Family Package at Sun Peaks Resort, British Columbia, Canada.
The package is for two adults and two children and contains accommodation for 7 nights at Nancy Greene’s Cahilty Lodge, centrally located in the village, 6-day lift passes for 4 persons and ski/snowboard hire and transport from Kamloops Airport to Sun Peaks rtn.
Compliments of Sun Peaks Resort and Nancy Greene’s Cahilty Lodge.
*Note this is land content only
For general information phone Kati Wenk 0435 370 598