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2019 UniSport Nationals Snow

Sunday 25 - Thursday 29 Aug, 2019 2019-08-25 05:00:00 2019-08-29 23:00:00 Australia/Sydney 2019 UniSport Nationals Snow UniSport Nationals Snow returns to Thredbo and will see Australia’s best university students battle it out on the slopes in the four sports of alpine, freestyle, cross-country skiing and snowboard to find which universities will be crowned champions! Thredbo, New South Wales, Australia Add to Calendar

UniSport Nationals Snow returns to Thredbo from 25-29 August 2019 and will see Australia’s best university students battle it out on the slopes in the four sports of alpine, freestyle, cross-country skiing and snowboard to find which universities will be crowned champions!

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INFORMATION

Registering for Nationals Snow is easy!

Before your start, please make sure you have received your team code from your University Team Manager.

Step 1: 
Login to your existing registration account, or if you haven’t previously participated, Create Account.
Step 2: 
Complete your personal details, and select your category of participation.
Step 3:
Complete the registration steps and make payment via PayPal. A guest checkout option is available for those who do not have a PayPal account.
Step 4:
Receive your confirmation of registration via email.

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Key information

Snow handbook

See here – Nationals Handbook 

GateKeeper Roster
2019 gatekeeping roster will be made available closer to the event.
View cheat sheet here.

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Welcome to Thredbo

If you’re after local tips on where to stay, best places to eat and everything in between, head to the Thredbo Winter Guide.
First time to Thredbo? Get all the travel information you need here. Don’t forget your National Park Entry passes and permits.
We want you to have a fun and safe experience at the snow. We recommend you head over to the SnowSafe website for your free snow safety guide.

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Competition guidelines and rules

UniSport Australia (UniSport) competitions are conducted under the official playing regulations of the relevant international or national sporting organisation.
Where required, UniSport guidelines will indicate any rule/regulation amendments specific to our competitions.

EVENTS

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Alpine Skiing

Super G
Super G is a speed event where each athlete completes one run down the course with their finish time determining the final order based on ascending time.
Format: One run
Date, time and location coming soon. 

Giant slalom
Each athlete completes two runs on the same day on different courses. It is a technical event with a longer course and fewer gates than the slalom. The number of gates is determined by the vertical drop of the course.
Format: Two runs. Second run: top 32 reversed order, rest of field to follow.
Date, time and location coming soon.

Slalom
Each athlete completes two runs on the same day on different courses. Times from the two runs are added together to determine the final order based on ascending total time. It is technical event over a shorter course than other alpine events but with a high number of gates that the athlete must negotiate.
Format: Two runs. Second run: top 15 reversed order, rest of field to follow.
Date, time and location coming soon.

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Freestyle skiing

Slopestyle
In slopestyle, athletes ski down a course including a variety of obstacles including rails, jumps, and other terrain park features. Points are scored for amplitude, originality and quality of tricks.
Format: Two qualification runs – best of two. Top 6 through to finals; two runs, best of two.
Date, time and location coming soon.

Skiercross
Despite its being a timed racing event, skier cross is often considered part of freestyle skiing because it incorporates terrain features traditionally found in freestyle. Skier cross courses have both naturally occurring terrain and artificial features including big-air jumps and high-banked turns.
Format: One run qualification. Top 32 through to finals.
Date, time and location coming soon.

Moguls
Mogul skiing is a competition consisting of free skiing on a steep, heavily moguled course, stressing technical turns, aerial manoeuvres and speed.
Format: Single moguls, two runs; scores in air and turns only. No finals – best of two runs.
Date, time and location coming soon.

Rails
Rails come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Athletes perform tricks which are scored based on difficulty, style and execution.
Format: Random start order, no finals. Competitors can attempt as many scored runs during event as possible. Result is determined by best score.
Date, time and location coming soon.

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Snowboard

Super G
Super G is a speed event where each athlete completes one run down the course with their finish time determining the final order based on ascending time.
Format: One run
Date, time and location coming soon.

Giant slalom
Each athlete completes two runs. It is a technical event with a longer course and fewer gates than the slalom. The number of gates is determined by the vertical drop of the course.
Format: Two runs. Second run – top 15 reversed order followed by rest of field.
Date, time and location coming soon.

Slopestyle
In slopestyle, athletes snowboard down a course including a variety of obstacles including rails, jumps, and other terrain park features. Points are scored for amplitude, originality and quality of tricks.
Format: Two runs qualification, best score counts. Finals – top six out of qualification; best of two runs.
Date, time and location coming soon.

Boardercross
In boardercross, several riders race down a course with jumps, berms and other obstacles constructed out of snow on a downhill course.
Format: One run qualification. Top 32 male, top 16 female into finals.
Date, time and location coming soon.

Rails
Rails come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Athletes perform tricks which are scored based on difficulty, style and execution.
Format: Random start order, no finals. Competitors have as many scored run attempts in the time allowed. Results is determined by best score.
Date, time and location coming soon.

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Cross country skiing

Individual
Cross-country skiing is a form of skiing where skiers rely on their own locomotion to move across snow-covered terrain. In the individual event, women will compete over 5km and men over 7km.
Format: Freestyle
Date, time and location coming soon.

​Team relay
The team relay event will encompass three individuals each completing 1km in a relay-style fashion.
Format: Freestyle relay
Date, time and location coming soon.

Enquiries

For any enquiries about this event, please contact your relevant area: https://www.unisport.com.au/contact-us

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