Snow Sports NZ

2024 Event Information

Event Information

The Schools Alpine Competition 24 (Winter Festival Queenstown NZ) is a 4-day multi-discipline event, with a weather contingency day.

The event will commence with a welcome function at the Queenstown Memorial Hall on Sunday 22nd September, where event information is relayed, sponsors are promoted and event packs are distributed.

The competition is for North/South Island schools, and invited Australian schools at The Remarkables Park, Queenstown, NZ.

Every child must travel with their own parent(s) or guardian. Flights and accomodation to be sorted by the competitors and their families.

All athletes must be made aware of the Athlete Code of Conduct, which can be found here.

Dates & Venues

Welcome and Information Meeting 
Date: Sunday 22nd September

Venue: Queenstown Memorial Hall

Schools Alpine Competition
Date: Monday 23rd September – Friday 27th September, 2024.
Venue: Remarkables Ski Field, Queenstown, New Zealand.

Last week of Term 3, 2024.

Schools Alpine Competition 24 Event Costs

Entry Fee (per event): $150 NZD INC GST. If registered and paid prior to August 16th. Late entries will be taken until August 31st, but these will be at $175 NZD INC GST. 

School Team Details

  • Junior Teams (Years 3-6)
  • Intermediate Teams (Years 7-8)
  • All competitors must compete in Day 1 of the Giant Slalom for seeding purposes.
  • Max 5 / Min 3 Per Team – 3 fastest times combined for school team trophies.
  • Team categories include:
    Mixed (minimum 2 girls per team)

Competition Programme

Category Monday (23rd) Tuesday (24th) Wednesday (25th) Thursday (26th) Friday (27th)
Ski Giant Slalom (Seeding Times) Ski Cross Dual Slalom Slopestyle Weather Contingency Day
Snowboard Giant Slalom (Seeding Times) Boarder Cross Dual Slalom Slopestyle Weather Contingency Day

* All events will be subject to weather conditions and safety requirements

Registration Info

Registrations are welcome for both boys and girls from years 3 through to 8. Individual competitors and schools teams can both enter.

Helmets are compulsory. Race suits are welcome. 

All entries and payment due 16th August 2024.

Late entries will be accepted until August 31st, however the price will be $175.00 per event if paid after 16th August.

Gate Volunteers

We are on the lookout for Gate Volunteers / Timers, ideally parents for the four days of racing at the event. Volunteers will be led by the NZSKI and Remarkables Race Officials and receive a free day pass, lunch and coffee / tea during the day.

Volunteers cannot be team managers.

If you are interested, please fill in the below details, and send them to

Associated School:

We will be in touch and let you know which days we require your support.


Child : (Unlimited Spring Pass): $280 NZD
Adult : Spring 5 day $500 NZD

SAC Competition Lift Pass Deal

Spring Full Season
Adult 5 day pass $500 $575
Adult 6 day pass $570 $690
Adult spring season pass $625 Super EB $1,045
Child spring season pass $280 Super EB $359

* Full season is a season pass from the opening to the closing of the mountain. Spring pass (dates to be confirmed but will cover the dates of this event)