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Latest IFSA News

2022 Whitewater Freeski Open IFSA Junior Regional 2*

From January 07, 2022 until January 09, 2022

 



 

 

 

 


2022 WHITEWATER FREESKI OPEN
 IFSA JUNIOR REGIONAL 2* RESULTS
-- FINAL RESULTS --


 

 

 

ATTN: This information was updated 12/23/2021:
FACE COVERINGS WILL BE REQUIRED IN ALL INDOOR SPACES, LIFT MAZES AND WHILE RIDING AND UNLOADING LIFTS. A PROOF OF VACCINATION (POV) CARD AND GOVERNMENT ID WILL BE REQUIRED FOR GUESTS 12 AND OVER IN ALL INSIDE AREAS OF THE DAY LODGE, AND THE GLORY LODGE. POV WILL ALSO BE REQUIRED FOR USE OF THE WHITEWATER SHUTTLE.

For more information, see: https://skiwhitewater.com/covid-19/

Face coverings will be required in all indoor spaces, lift mazes and while riding and unloading lifts. A Proof of Vaccination (PoV) card and Government ID will be required for guests 12 and over in all inside areas of the Day Lodge, and the Glory Lodge. PoV will also be required for use of the Whitewater Shuttle.


 


ATTENTION COACHES

  • As in years past, it will be mandatory for coaches to be in possession of an IFSA Coach Membership and hold a current L100 or L200 certification.
  • If you are unsure on your certification status, contact the IFSA Admin Team: Contact Us
  • It is mandatory for coaches to also register on The Driven for any IFSA Junior events they plan to attend. There is no registration fee, however registration is compulsory if coaches plan to attend. Coaches who HAVE NOT registered will not be granted ticketing benefits or access to the event or venue. Please help keep events running smoothly by completing registration on The Driven. 


☞  Review the IFSA Series Handbook: CLICK HERE
☞  Back Protectors are MANDATORY for an athlete's competition run(s).
☞  Please review our Venue Inspection & Terrain Enhancement Protocol: CLICK HERE

 


Competition Info

Athlete Check-in: January 6th 9am – 5pm at Whitewater Downtown Office located at 602 Lake Street, Nelson, BC V1L4W8
Mandatory* Athlete Meeting: Details TBA
*If you cannot attend the mandatory athlete meeting, you must make arrangements with the event organizer, listed below.

Competition Dates: January 7-9, 2022

Divisions: 
Skiing
Age Categories: 
U12, 12-14 and 15-18

Event Contact

For questions specific to this event, the schedule, or cancellation requests,
please contact the Event Organizer:  
Sarah - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Registration

If you wish to compete or coach, you must register during the registration period indicated below.

Pricing

Event Registration Price for Athletes: 
$85 for 12-18 Age Categories
$65 for U12 Age Categories

An IFSA Junior membership is required to compete. 
Click Here to obtain your IFSA 2022 Membership.

Event Registration Price for IFSA Coach Members: FREE
An IFSA Coach membership is required to compete. 
Click Here to obtain your IFSA Coach Membership.

Coaches MUST register for event on The Driven to gain ticketing benefits and venue access

Deals

Athlete Ticket Deals: 25% Off Full Mountain Full Day Lift Tickets for each day of the competition including January 6th.
Parent or Family Ticket Deals: 25% Off Full Mountain Full Day Lift Tickets for each day of the competition including January 6th for up to 3 immediate family members.

Registrants can purchase their discounted lift tickets at Check-In.

Lodging Deals: Best Western

The Best Western Plus Baker Street Inn (www.bwbakerstreetinn.com) is our accommodation sponsor for the 2022 event. They will be offering a special direct booking discounted rate for $139.99 + tax for a double queen room, based on double occupancy and an extra $10 for each additional person. Rooms are limited, so remember to book in advance and mention that you are visiting for the SMITH Junior Freeski Open. This hotel is the only full-service hotel on Baker Street, and be sure to check out their new modern Italian restaurant, Marzano
(www.marzanonelson.com).


If you need any special group dinners or events, you can contact us any time. Overnight guests of the hotel are also entitled to a discounted full hot breakfast of $9.99. Stay at the Baker Street Inn and you can also relax in the hot tub or exercise in our fitness centre. Pets are always welcome wireless internet is free.
Nelson offers a large variety of accommodation options, and you are sure to find something budget-friendly with a great location. Visit our website www.skiwhitewater.com for more on Nelson and the surrounding area.

 

Coaches: Coaches will ONLY qualify for tickets and venue access by completing event registration on The Driven.
You must be a currently certified IFSA Coach with a 2022 IFSA Coach Membership and registered on The Driven.

COACH TICKETING POLICY - MUST BE REGISTERED ON THE DRIVEN

  • 1 Athlete: No ticket
  • 2-4 Athletes: 1 Free Coach ticket
  • 5-10 Athletes: 2 Free Coach tickets
  • 11-15 Athletes: 3 Free Coach tickets
  • 16+ Athletes: At Event Host’s discretion

Cancellation Policy

For all IFSA Junior Freeride Events, the event refund policy is established by the Event Organizer.

WHITEWATER CANCELLATION POLICY


- If a rider requests a refund more than two weeks prior to the event date, a full refund (minus transaction fees) will be issued.

- If a rider requests a refund less than two weeks before the event date, a 50% refund (minus transaction fees) will be issued.

- No refund will be provided for cancellations made less than one week before the event date unless a doctor verifies a positive Covid-19 test.

- If the event should be cancelled due to weather or unforeseen circumstance on event day, no refund will be issued to help cover the administrative costs of event setup and compensating the judges and employees required to be on the hill.

- A 50% refund will be provided if the event is forced to cancel due to local health regulations or restrictions


It is at the sole discretion of the Event Organizer, and not the IFSA, when and under what circumstances a refund will be issued. 
To request a cancellation or refund, you must contact the Event Organizer.

2021 IFSA/FWQ North American Champions

Dillon Flinders

Dillon Flinders

2023 FWT Rookie Qualifier
3rd Place Ski Male

Holden Samuels

Holden Samuels

2023 FWT Rookie Qualifier
2nd Place Snowboard Male

Delila Quinn

Delila Quinn

2023 FWT Rookie Qualifier
2nd Place Ski Female

Leif Mumma

Leif Mumma

2023 FWT Rookie Qualifier
4th Place Ski Male

Xander Guldman

Xander Guldman

2023 FWT Rookie Qualifier
2nd Place Ski Male

Katie Anderson

Katie Anderson

2023 FWT Rookie Qualifier
1st Place Snowboard Female

Jonathan Penfield

Jonathan Penfield

2023 FWT Rookie Qualifier
1st Place Snowboard Male

Addison Rafford

Addison Rafford

2023 FWT Rookie Qualifier
1st Place Ski Female

Jedidiah Kravitz

Jedidiah Kravitz

2023 FWT Rookie Qualifier
1st Place Ski Male

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