Interschools Race 12 May 2019

The 2019 Interschools Race will be held at the Alpine Centre,  Southampton on Sunday 12 May 2019.

Entries will be accepted on a first come first served basis.  Please ensure that you have the minimum number of racers in your team before entering.

All participants must be able to use the lift unaided and descend, in control, from the top of the slope. Long sleeves, long trousers and gloves must be worn. Helmets are compulsory but are available from the ski centre at no additional charge.

Each school team is required to provide a volunteer to help out with the race on the day.

Entry Price

Snowsports England  (SSE) Members (either a member of SASA or another SSE affiliated ski club): £13

Non SSE Members £16 (to cover the SSE day insurance)

Ski/Boot Hire\

If you need to hire skis and /or boots,  please specify boot size in UK whole size only.  The perfect size length is between chin and nose height – if the racer is between sizes,,  its best too go slightly shorter.  Sizes are available in the following sizes;

80 cm
90 cm
100 cm
110 cm
120 cm
130 cm
135 cm
140 cm
145 cm
150 cm
155 cm
160 cm
165 cm
168 cm
175 cm


Individual 1st, 2nd and 3rd, male and female in each age group (primary/secondary)

Winning school trophy (primary/secondary)

School 2nd and 3rd (primary/secondary)

Minimum number of entrants required to form a school team is 3. Maximum guaranteed entry per school team is 12. Further entries may be accepted as numbers permit, in order of receipt.  
If a school team has only 3 racers, the team must ski in the age group of the oldest member of the team. If a school team comprises 4 skiers with 2 in each age group, the team manager must state in advance which of the younger category skiers will “ski up” to form a valid secondary school team. If a school entry comprises more than 4 skiers, the racers must compete in the correct age group.”Singles” will only be accepted if they are SASA members. Where as school has entered a team of 3 or more racers, but there is only 1 racer in a particular age group, this does not constitute a “single” entry.
The event will comprise of 3 timed slalom runs, the fastest of which will count. The aggregate of the fastest times achieved by 3 separate racers will count as the team time. Primary school teams will compete through stubbies, secondary school teams will compete through full gates.

Event Poster

 Please use this poster to advertise the event at your school.