The South Australian Interschool Snowsport Championships are part of the Australian National Interschool programme. Facilitated in South Australia by the South Australian Snowsport Association (SASKI) with the support of sponsors. The event provides an opportunity for primary and secondary students of all abilities to showcase their skiing or snowboarding skills and compete for trophies for their school. Details of the conditions and team specifications can be found in the official rule book. Quickguide14
WHEN ARE THEY HELD?
The Championships are conducted each year during the second week of the South Australian July school holidays. In 2016 the South Australian Interschool week takes place from July 17th to 122nd. Snowboard competitions are held on the Wednesday afternoon (15th) and alpine competitions on Thursday (16th), depending on the number of entries, the weather and the snow conditions.
WHAT ARE THE STUDENTS COMPETING FOR?
Perpetual trophies are awarded to Schools with the greatest number of points acquired during the competitions. Male and female team times for each school, in both secondary and primary categories, determine the number of points awarded. First, second and third place getters in each division will be awarded medals, see RULES. Individual medals are awarded to the fastest primary and secondary male and female skier/boarder. There are trophies for the Best Presented School and the Best Placed New School.
WHERE IS IT HELD?
For 2016 venue TBA. Your week at the snow can include daily lessons catering for beginners to experienced. By day 3 most beginners get pretty confident and most compete in the competition. School groups start lessons on Monday morning, July 18th.
The week the Championships are conducted at in the Victorian snow fields and the week is known as the SA Interschool Week. The Entry Fee to the Interschool Championships is $TBA per entry, however entries received before June 23th 2016 are discounted to $TBA.