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New Zealand Event Schedule Released

For all your frothing freeriders, get ready for the upcoming NZ Freeride competition season!

A fantastic opportunity to begin collecting points for the 2020 season while enjoying an unforgettable experience in a stunning part of the world!

 

FREERIDE JUNIOR TOUR


The New Zealand Junior Freeride Tour returns with 3 sanctioned junior events. The tour has been set up by FWT Judge and Advisor Dion Newport to provide our junior athletes with the opportunity to compete in professional freeride competitions in New Zealand focusing on fun, participation and safety!

ATTENTION NEW AGE ELIGIBILITY DATES - be sure to read this information!

WHAT IS NEW FOR FJT IN 2019/2020?


EVENT DATES:

September 7-8, 2019:

The Remarkables FJT 3* - Southern Alps, Queenstown (one day of competition, two weather days)


September 14-15, 2019:

Mt Olympus FJT 2* - Craigieburn Range, Canterbury (one day of competition, two weather days)


September 21-22, 2019:

Mt Ruapehu FJT 2* - Central Plateau, North Island (one day of competition, two weather days)

Registration dates for all NZ FJT events:

  • Registration opens: July 25, 2019 at 12:00 CET
  • Registration closes: August 8, 2019 at 24:00 CET

Please note that registration will only re-open if the event is not full.

 

FREERIDE WORLD QUALIFIER
 


The season will kick off with the North Face Frontier, a Freeride World Qualifier Tour event which will welcome competitors to The Remarkables Ski Field in Queenstown, NZ from 1-6 September 2019, as part of the Winter Games NZ. Directly after, the Mt Olympus Freeride Open will be held in the heart of the Southern Alps in what has been dubbed “The Playground of the Gods”.

ATTENTION NEW AGE ELIGIBILITY DATES - be sure to read this information!

WHAT IS NEW FOR FWQ IN 2019/2020?


EVENT DATES:

September 1-6, 2019:

The North Face Frontier, presented by the Winter Games NZ FWQ 2* and 4* competition - The Remarkables, Queenstown

  • FWQ 2*: Free entry to the 4* for the best 3 ski men, best 2 ski women, best 2 snow men and best 1 snow women.


September 10-13, 2019:

Mt Olympus Freeride Open FWQ 2* -  Mt Olympus, Craigieburn Range, Canterbury

Registration dates for all NZ FWQ events:

  • Registration opens: July 18, 2019 at 12:00 CET
  • Registration closes: August 1, 2019 at 24:00 CET

Please note that registration will only re-open if the event is not full.

 

Stay tuned to the latest event information and the upcoming Southern Hemisphere competitions on FWQ and FJT social media channels!