The Ski Club of Great Britain has announced the launch of a new mountain event taking place this April, during the Easter school holidays. The Ski Club Dual Slalom will be open to all ages and abilities and takes place in Tignes, France on Wednesday 7 April 2010.
This brand new event gives skiers and snowboarders the chance to race in teams of four on two slalom courses set up side-by-side. With a free drink for every entrant, top class prizes and optional fancy dress the Ski Club believes it can’t fail to be an enjoyable day on the slopes.
“The Ski Club is delighted to announce that we will be running this new event in one of Europe’s most popular resorts. We know how people like to get involved in races and we felt a dual slalom would be perfect to get the competitive juices flowing for skiers and snowboarders of all standards. It is not only a race but also a chance to mingle, don your best fancy dress, win prizes and party into the evening” said Emma Bebb from the Ski Club.
The race will take place from 1-3pm on Wednesday 7 April in Val Claret, by the Tichot lift. Entries can be made by filling in an online entry form on the Ski Club website, or in resort with the Ski Club reps at the Alpaka Lodge any evening from 4 April between 6.15pm and 7.15pm. You can also enter on the day. Costs are €20 per team (€5 per person) for Ski Club members and seasonnaires and €30 per team (€7.50 per person) for everyone else. For those people not in a team the Ski Club will be put individuals into teams of four.
After the race there is will be an awards ceremony at Le Coffee, Evolution 2’s restaurant situated on the mountain. Prizes can be won for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in both a Trophy and Plate competition, plus awards for the best family, best children and best fancy dress. Following the race there is an after party in the Loop Bar in Tignes Le Lac from 8.30pm where there will be drinks promotions, games and dancing.