Canada Snowboard will host separate National Championship events for freestyle, snowboardcross and alpine disciplines this season. These events will bring the best snowboard athletes from across the country together to showcase the incredible snowboard talent in Canada.
The events are as follows:
Freestyle – SnowCrown at Winsport’s Canada Olympic Park
March 13 – 17, 2013
For the second-straight year, Canada Snowboard has partnered with 365 sports and Winsport’s Canada Olympic Park to produce first class halfpipe and slopestyle competitions for both senior and junior athletes.
The SnowCrown is ready for your registration and is stoked to see an even stronger field of snowboarders stepping it up in 2013 stay tuned for updates on www.snowcrown.ca and see you there. The schedule of events is as follows:
Snowcrown, National Freestyle Championships – COP, Alberta
March 13-17, 2013
Wednesday March 13 Arrival, Registration, Practice
Thursday March 14 Slope Qualifications / Athlete Social Event
Friday March 15 Slopestyle/Halfpipe Qualifications / Evening: Halfpipe Finals
Saturday March 16 Slope Finals - Battle Rails (Invitational downtown event)
Sunday March 17 Grom Championships (13 and under)
The SnowCrown will be followed by a national freestyle talent development camp at Canada Olympic Park from March 18-20.
Alpine – National Championships and NorAm Finals at Le Relais
March 24 - 28, 2013
2013 will mark the first of three-consecutive years that Canada Snowboard and Le Relais will partner to provide Alpine National Championships at the impressive Quebec resort. The event will also be NorAm finals, so watch for an impressive array of athletes and coaches from across North America to participate along with up-and-coming provincial team athletes.
With a great venue like Le Relais, the training and competition venue will be second to none. Event Guides to come in January, but athletes should save the dates. The schedule of events is as follows:
Alpine National Championships – Le Relais, Quebec
March 24–28, 2013
Sunday March 24 Arrival and training
Monday March 25 Junior PGS Races (FIS and U14)
Tuesday March 26 NorAm PGS Race
Wednesday March 27 NorAm PSL Race
Thursday March 28 Weather day, if needed
Please note that although for this season the Alpine and Snowboardcross Nationals are at conflicting times. Alpine athletes wishing to develop and train their snowboardcross skills will be eligible to attend the Blue Mountain Talent Development Camp on a World Cup calibre snowboardcross course from February 2-5, 2013.
Snowboardcross – National Championships and NorAm finals at Big White Ski Resort
March 25 - 30, 2013
Canada Snowboard, BC Snowboard and Big White Ski Resort are working closely together to deliver the best Snowboardcross (SBX) Nationals event so far in this first of three-year event.
The event will also be the 2013 NorAm finals and will be held in conjunction with the exciting IPC Para-snowboarding World Cup. Both junior and senior events will take place on this top-level multi-featured course.
We look forward to seeing snowboardcross athletes from across the country at Big White. Event guides to follow in January. The schedule of events is as follows:
Schedule: SBX nationals - Para-Snowboard World Cup - OFF-Snow
Monday, March 25 Arrival/Sign - Arrival/Sign In - TC Meeting
Tuesday, March 26 Training - Training - TC Meeting/Workshop
Wednesday, March 27 Training - Training - TC Meeting/Workshop
Thursday, March 28 13-14 Qual/Finals - World Cup #1 - TC Meeting/Workshop
Friday, March 29 Jr Qual/Finals - World Cup #2 - TC Meeting/Banquet
Saturday, March 30 Sr Qual/Finals