CLICK HERE for the National Invites from the Northern NSW Champs to the Australian Interschools Championships.
QLD Qualification Rules - from the Interschools Rules of Racing
7.7 - From the Northern NSW & QLD Championships, subject to competitive times/scores, QLD teams that place within the overall top 5 team placing’s, along with QLD individual competitors that place in the overall top ten individuals, from Divisions 1-5 in all disciplines, and Division 6 in Alpine and Ski Cross, will be eligible to race in the Australian Interschools Championships. (subject always to the discretion of the NSW/ACT Interschools Committee).
7.8 - Where the National Event is preceded by a State qualifying event, each team participating in the National Event must have one original team member from Skier Cross, Snowboard Cross, Moguls, Snowboard GS, Cross Country Freestyle and Relay, and two original team members from Alpine that qualified in the State event. Schools may enter competitors into the National event that did not compete at the Regional and/or State events as long as they are placed in a qualified team, before entries are closed. When teams do not have the required number of original members, or do not have the required additional competitors to register as a team, they will no longer qualify and cannot compete.
7.9 - For mogul competitors a minimum acceptable score (for Championship progression) will be determined by the Interschools Committee following completion of each event, and before invitations are extended to the next level of competition. Historically this has been a score which is a minimum 40% of the total attainable score (24 / 60), and is often as high as 50% of the total attainable score (30 / 60). The minimum progression score determined reflects the level of the Championships (Regional or State), the Division Level, the course conditions, and the quality of the athlete field.
7.10 - Only teams and individuals that are included on the official State and National invite lists, or have been officially advised by the NSW & ACT Interschools Committee, are eligible to enter and compete in the NSW State and / or Australian Championships.
Online Entries for the Australian Championships will open August 26. For more event information, including the race schedule (updated July 30), visit - https://ausinterschools.com.au
The 2019 NSW / QLD / AUSTRALIAN Interschools Snowsports Events Calendar has been released. The event dates and resort locations are:
- The Travelplan Ski NORTHERN NSW and QUEENSLAND Interschools Snowsports Championships - Perisher – Tuesday 9th to Saturday 13th July (5 days).
- The Travelplan Ski SYDNEY Interschools Snowsports Championships - Thredbo – Tuesday 16th to Saturday 20th July (5 days).
- The SUBARU ACT / Southern NSW Interschools Snowsports Championships - Perisher – Dates to be determined.
- The SUBARU NSW State Interschools Snowsports Championships - Perisher – Tuesday 20th to Sunday 25th August (6 days).
- The SUBARU Australian Interschools Snowsports Championships - Victorian Resort TBD – Wednesday 4th to Sunday 8th September (5 days).
The 2018 NSW / ACT / QLD Interschools Multiclass Championships will be held on Saturday August 25 at Thredbo as part of the NSW State Interschools Championships. The event is being run in conjunction with Disabled Wintersport Australia (DWA). The event is an Alpine and Snowboard GS event for students with a disability in NSW, ACT and QLD.
Participants will also have the opportunity to participate in a two day DWA training camp at Thredbo leading up to the event on August 23 & 24. The camp is free of charge (with DWA membership) and involves 2 x 2 hour coaching sessions each day with DWA’s volunteer adaptive snowsport guides. It is a basic introduction to racing to help students understand the racing process and to become more comfortable in a race course.
Students compete for their school in their Interschools division (year at school).
- Division 1 Male & Female - Years 11 & 12
- Division 2 Male & Female - Years 9 & 10
- Division 3 Male & Female - Years 7 & 8
- Division 4 Male & Female - Years 5 & 6
- Division 5 Male & Female - Years 4 & below
Paralympic classification is not required to participate in the training program or Interschool Multiclass race.
Medals will be awarded to the top 3 place getters in each division.
Prepare for the NSW/ACT Interschools Multiclass Event with a two day preparation program. Students will receive a basic introduction to racing to help understand the racing process and to become more comfortable in a race course on August 23 & 24 in Thredbo. CLICK HERE for more Information
Australian Multiclass Event
In 2018 for the first time NSW, ACT, QLD and Victorian Interschools Multiclass participants will qualify to attend the National Interschools at Perisher on Saturday the 8th of September. To qualify for the Australian event, all participants must have competed in their State event (either NSW or Vic).
For more information on the event, please contact Wendy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0422 240 483
For more information on DWA and the event camp, please contact Tom Hodges at email@example.com
Along with the Interschools Championships, there are other events open to school students and their families. CLICK HERE for more information on these races.
CLICK HERE for the Interschools Calendar of Important 2018 dates, which outline when entries close, course official training dates, etc.
For the 2018 Australian Interschools Event Dates and Schedule, visit - https://ausinterschools.com.au/latest-news