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British Indoor Slopestyle Championships

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EVENT RELEASE

The British Indoor Snowboard & Freeski Championships returns to Chill Factore in Manchester on Saturday 10th October 2015.

Team GB athletes including Jamie Trinder, Matt McCormick, Madi Rowlands and others are expected to be among the top-emerging freestyle talent from all across the UK challenging for British Championship titles and medals. Equally, the British Championships has always prided itself on its open and inclusive entry, welcoming riders that are looking for their first competitive experience.

Every rider started somewhere, including Winter Olympian Murray Buchan who reflected on his years at The BRITS, ‘The Indoor Champs is where riders like myself, Woodsy, Jamie (Nicholls) and most of Team GB gained vital early experience and collectively pushed one another’s ability and expectations. Becoming British Champion at age 16 still ranks up there as one of my proudest achievements.’

This year the Slopestyle course will feature over 12 obstacles that focus on big transfer and combination lines, with course plans being released in the weeks leading up to the event. The Championship will continue with its relaxed Jam Session format for the entire competitive field which will maximise rider time and decide the overall British titles. As the youth and kid categories are generally less likely to challenge for the overall title they will also compete in a traditional 2 run final following the Jam Session.

For further information and to pre-register online, head to www.the-brits.com

And of course keep up to date with al the latest news including park plans at www.facebook.co.uk/britsfestival  

 

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£35 REGISTRATION/ SLOPE FEE

Online Pre registration will be coming shortly. Registration on the day will cost an extra £5*

REGISTER ONLINE HERE 

All athletes are requested to pre-register via the Online Entry Form in order to streamline registration on the day and maximise slope time for athletes. You will not be requested to pay until you collect your bib and therefore are not financially committing to anything.

ALL payments are taken on the day in Cash OR Cheque, made payable to "Soul Sports Events Ltd". Please make every effort to arrive at registration with the correct amount in order to process your registration as efficiently as possible.

* £5 Late/Onsite Entry goes directly to the British Snowboard & Freestyle Ski Teams.

BIB DEPOSIT = £10

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FORMAT & SCHEDULE

Snowboard

08.30 - 10.00: Registration/Bib collection 
10.00 - 11.30: Open Jam session of full course for all riders (inc U12, U16, Men & Women), after which athlete field cut in half
11.45 - 12.15: Zone 1 - 30mins session to cut remaing athlete field
12.15 - 12.40: Zone 2 - 25mins session to cut remaing athlete field
12.40 - 13.00: Zone 3 - 20mins session to cut remaing athlete field
13.00 - 13.15: Zone 4 - 15mins session to place finalists
13.15 - 14.15: U12 & U16 (Men & Women) 2 runs for age categories* placing's. Best run counts.

Freeski

13.00 - 14.30: Registration/Bib collection 
14.30 - 16.00: Open Jam session of full course for all riders (inc U12, U16, Men & Women), after which athlete field cut in half
16.15 - 16.45: Zone 1 - 30mins session to cut remaing athlete field
16.45 - 17.10: Zone 2 - 25mins session to cut remaing athlete field
17.10 - 17.30: Zone 3 - 20mins session to cut remaing athlete field
17.30 - 17.45: Zone 4 - 15mins session to place finalists
18.00 - 19.00: U12 & U16 (Men & Women) 2 runs for age categories* placing's. Best run counts.

EQUIPMENT RULES

All competitors MUST wear a helmet when practicing and competing

PRIZE Purse & MEDALS

£400 Cash is awarded in the Overall British Champions as follows: 1st place = £100, Men/Women/Ski/Snowboard

36 Medals are awarded for National Championship's. These are distributed through U12, U16 and Open categories. Potentially, an athlete could win their age category and finish in the top 3 Open and receive 2 medals.

CHILL FACTORE

Trafford Way, Trafford Quays Leisure Village, Manchester M41 7JA
www.chillfactore.com

 

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