Who can compete?
Interschools events are open to students in Kindergarten to Year 12.
Competitors from all ability levels are encouraged to enter, with an emphasis on fun and participation in the initial regional championships. At the Australian Championships, the level of competition and the degree of difficulty increases.
Interschools is a team-based competition for students attending the same school, although individuals can enter when insufficient competitors are not available to form a team (except for the Cross Country Relay which is a team only event).
Teams and Individuals compete in their school divisions: Division 1 Years 11 & 12, Division 2 Years 9 & 10, Division 3 Years 7 & 8 , Division 4 Years 5 & 6, Division 5 Year 4 and below, Division 6 Kindergarten to Year 2 (Alpine and Skiercross Only).
Competitors can compete up a division to make a team. However, a primary school competitor can not race in a secondary division. Females can compete in a male team.
The top 3 teams and individuals are awarded in each event, except the Cross Country Relay where only the teams are recognised.
To achieve a team score, teams need to include:
3-4 competitors for Alpine. Fastest 3 times in each run needed to achieve team result.
2-3 competitors for Skiercross, Freestyle Moguls, Snowboard Giant Slalom, Snowboard Cross and Ski and Snowboard Slopestyle. Fastest times/scores in each run needed to achieve team result.
3 competitors for the Cross Country Freestyle and Relay. Aggregate of 3 team member finishes used for Freestyle team place.