Other Events

School Races outside of Interschools

Along with the Interschools Championships, there are other events open to school students and their families. Please click on the images below for more information on these races.

Amelia McGuiness NSW Junior Moguls Series - entries open

​​​​​​There is a new fundraising snowsports event in 2018 that supports the Amelia McGuiness Australian Snowsports Development Foundation - entries are now open for the AMASDF NSW Freestyle Junior Series at Thredbo July 29.

EVENT DETAILS

This event is part of the NSW Junior Series that is held in Thredbo and Perisher each year. The event provides a great training opportunity for skiers who would like to improve their Interschools mogul skiing, while supporting our emerging athletes. The course is slightly more difficult than a standard Interschools course and is built with two jumps. On-course coaching will be available on the day for any participant who pre-registers. The event is open to anyone who has confidently competed at an Interschools mogul event previously.

Resort: Thredbo
Date: Sunday 29th of July 2018
Course: To Be Confirmed
Race Times: To Be Confirmed
Cost: $58 per entry

Payment & Waivers Due: Friday 27th of July 2018 via the Online Entry Tax Invoice.
Discipline: Moguls
Entries: Now Open - Via the Interschools Online Entry System. School Coordinators will be responsible for entering competitors and payments. Entries may be limited, so enter early!

!! Please note: This is an individual event only. Schools will submit entries as teams, but participants will be competing as individuals on the day.
Entries Close: Thursday 26th July 2018
Bib Collection: Bib Collection will be on the morning of the event. Times to be confirmed.
Presentations: TBC
Results: Results will be available on the NSW Interschools website after the event.
Helmets: Helmet use is mandatory for all participants (including adults) whilst on course for inspection and competition. Any participants who arrive at the top of course without a helmet will not be allowed to participate
Tickets: Participants must have a valid Lift Ticket for the day of the event. No discount tickets will be available.

Contact: Daniel Bosco: freestyle@nswsnowsports.com.au

 

OTHER AMASDF EVENTS

  • Amelia McGuiness XC Sprints– Sunday 19th of August
  • The Amelia McGuiness Alpine & Snowboard GS Time Trial – Monday 20th of August

Entries to open early August for these events.

 

The Amelia McGuiness Australian Snowsports Development Foundation Participation Award

The Amelia McGuiness Australian Snowsports Development Foundation is excited to announce the inaugural Amelia McGuiness Foundation Participation Trophy.

The Amelia McGuiness Australian Snowsports Development Foundation Participation Trophy will be awarded to the Primary School and Secondary School with the highest overall entries across all three Amelia McGuiness Foundation Events.

The criteria for the AMASDF Award is as follows:

  • One award will be awarded to a Primary School and a Secondary School
  • To be eligible for this award, schools must participate in all three events being;
  1. Amelia McGuiness NSW Junior Moguls Series
  2. Amelia McGuiness Cross Country Sprints
  3. Amelia McGuiness Alpine & Snowboard GS Time Trial – The two disciplines in this event is classified as the one event. Participants will not be counted twice for entering both Alpine and Snowboard GS.
  • The primary and secondary school with the most participant entries across all 3 events will be awarded as the overall winner.

The Amelia McGuiness Foundation Participation Trophy will be awarded with the Primary and Secondary NSW State Interschools Championship Trophy.

 

ABOUT

The Amelia McGuiness Australian Snowsports Development Foundation (AMASDF) was established in memory of Amelia McGuiness who tragically died in a skiing accident in 2009.

All monies raised are distributed to our emerging athletes via the Amelia McGuiness Scholarship, which opens in early October each year. This scholarship is dedicated to providing practical support (for equipment, training, and resources), to up-and-coming winter snowsports athletes from the age of 10 to 18 years old, across all disciplines including disabled snowsports. The foundation has distributed $181 960 in funds to emerging athletes since 2010.

Amelia McGuiness Australian Snowsports Development Foundation Events

THE AMELIA MCGUINESS EVENTS - 2018 

  • Amelia McGuiness NSW Freestyle Junior Series Thredbo – Moguls – Sunday 29th of July
  • Amelia McGuiness XC Sprints– Sunday 20th of August
  • The Amelia McGuiness Alpine & Snowboard GS Time Trial – Monday 21st of August

ABOUT

The Amelia McGuiness Australian Snowsports Development Foundation (AMASDF) was established in memory of Amelia McGuiness who tragically died in a skiing accident in 2009.

All monies raised are distributed to our emerging athletes via the Amelia McGuiness Scholarship, which opens in early October each year. This scholarship is dedicated to providing practical support (for equipment, training, and resources), to up-and-coming winter snowsports athletes from the age of 10 to 18 years old, across all disciplines including disabled snowsports. The foundation has distributed $181 960 in funds to emerging athletes since 2010.

These events are the perfect opportunity to practice for your Alpine, Snowboard GS, Moguls, and XC events before the NSW State Interschools Championships.

 

HOW TO ENTER

Online registrations for the Amelia McGuiness Events are now via the Interschools Online Entry System under the Amelia McGuiness Events.

Schools Coordinators will be required to enter participants for both events, and will be responsible for looking after the schools tax invoice.

Amelia McGuiness NSW Junior Series (Thredbo Only) will be open early May, with the regional events, and close Thursday 26th July.

The Amelia McGuiness XC Sprints and Time Trial Online Entry will open Monday 30th of July and close Monday 13th of August. Late entries will be taken on the day of the event.

Your School Coordinator can enter HERE

 

AMELIA MCGUINESS NSW FREESTYLE JUNIOR SERIES - Moguls

EVENT DETAILS

Amelia McGuiness NSW Junior Series is an individual event only. This event is part of the NSW Junior Series which is held in Thredbo and Perisher each year. The event provides a great training opportunity for skiers who would like to improve their Interschools mogul skiing, while supporting our emerging athletes.  The course is slightly more difficult than a standard Interschools course and is built with two jumps.  On-course coaching will be available on the day for any participant who pre-registers.  The event is open to anyone who has confidently competed at an Interschools mogul event previously.

Resort: Thredbo
Date: Sunday 29th of July 2018
Course: To Be Confirmed
Race Times: To Be Confirmed
Cost: $58 per entry

Payment & Waivers Due: Friday 27th of July 2018 via the Online Entry Tax Invoice.
Discipline: Moguls
Entries: Now Open - Via the NSW Interschools Online Entry System. School Coordinators will be responsible for entering competitors and payments.

!! Please note: This is an individual event only. Schools will submit entries as teams, but participants will be competing as individuals on the day.
Entries Close: Thursday 26th July 2018
Bib Collection: Bib Collection will be on the morning of the event. Times to be confirmed.
Presentations: TBC
Results: Results will be available on the NSW Interschools website after the event.
Helmets: Helmet use is mandatory for all participants (including adults) whilst on course for inspection and competition. Any participants who arrive at the top of course without a helmet will not be allowed to participate
Tickets: Participants must have a valid Lift Ticket for the day of the event. No discount tickets will be available.

Contact: Daniel Bosco: freestyle@nswsnowsports.com.au

 

AMELIA MCGUINESS ALPINE & SNOWBOARD GS TIME TRIAL

Schools can enter teams as well as individuals. Results will be posted online, there will be no presentations or medals. This fundraising event will only be open for school-aged participants, and will no longer have an open category. The Amelia McGuiness Time Trial will be only open to 250 competitors.

EVENT DETAILS

Resort: Thredbo
Date: Monday 20 August 2018
Course: To Be Confirmed
Race Times: To Be Confirmed
Cost: $40 per entry per discipline – 2 timed runs

Payment & Waivers Due: Monday 13th of August 2018 via the Online Entry Tax Invoice.
Disciplines: Alpine Div 6 to Div 1 & SBGS Div 5 to Div 1
Entries Open: Entries open Monday 30th of July 2018 via the NSW Interschools Online Entry System. School Coordinators will be responsible for entering competitors and payments.
Entries Close: Monday 13 August 2017. Depending on numbers, late entries or on-the-day registrations will be accepted at the bib registration desk during bib collection times unless the 250 competitor quoter is filled. *Only open to the first 250 competitors 
Bib Collection: Bib Collection will be on the morning of the event. Times to be confirmed.
Presentations: There will be no presentations for the Amelia McGuiness Time Trial. This is a fundraising event. Results will be available online.
Results: Results will be available on the NSW Interschools website after the event.
Certificates: Participation certificates will be available to download closer to the event.
Helmets: Helmet use is mandatory for all participants (including adults) whilst on course for inspection and competition. Any participants who arrive at the top of course without a helmet will not be allowed to participate
Tickets: Participants must have a valid Lift Ticket for the day of the event. No discount tickets will be available.

Contact: Rebecca Clark 040 800 6415

 

AMELIA MCGUINESS CROSS COUNTRY SPRINTS

Amelia McGuiness NSW XC Sprints is an individual Junior event only. The Amelia XC Sprints are a chance to gain valuable XC event experience under race conditions before the Interschools competitions, while raising funds to support our emerging athletes.

Individual XC Time Trials will be followed by Team Sprints (teams assembled by event organisers).
Bring your skate skis or your classics – whatever you will have the most fun on!

Location: The Nordic Shelter, Perisher XC Centre -15 Candleheath Road, Perisher Valley, NSW 2624
Date: Sunday 19 August 2018
Course: Perisher XC Trails (on the proposed Interschools course)
Race Times: 11:00am – Time Trial with the Team Sprints to follow.
Cost: $30

Payment & Waivers Due: Monday 13th of August 2018 via the Online Entry Tax Invoice.
Discipline: Cross Country Skiing
Entries: Entries open Monday 30th of July 2018 via the NSW Interschools Online Entry System. School Coordinators will be responsible for entering competitors and payments. Late entries or on-the-day registrations will be accepted at the bib registration desk during bib collection times.

!! Please note: This is an individual event only. Schools will submit entries as teams, but participants will be competing as individuals on the day.
Entries Close: Monday 13 August 2017 - Late entries or on-the-day registrations will be accepted at the bib registration desk during bib collection times.

Bib Collection: From 9am on the day
Presentations: Presentations will be held at the Nordic Shelter immediately after the Team Sprints.

NOTE – Presentations are informal. This is a fun event that focuses on participation and gaining experience.

Results: Results will be available on the NSW Interschools website after the event.

Contact: Leslie Ludwig - nswxc1@gmail.com