Welcome to Vuokatti, Finland. Vuokatti is a legendary place for freestyle snowboarding in Finland. Finnish Snowboard Academy has been there since 2004 and also Olympic training center for winter sports is located in Vuokatti. Vuokatti ski resort has two amazing snowparks made by Schneestern.
In QKLS Rookie Fest Vuokatti we have many extra activities like skateboarding session, SafeShred session and rail jams on the slopes.
QKLS Rookie fest is part of the QKLS Tour 2023 and here is every series from kids to open.
9.2.2023 – ARRIVAL DAY
9.30–19.00 Training at Vuokatti Snowpark. Park is open for everybody.
17.00–19.00 Riders, coach and media registrations. Payment of entry Fee (only in card) and accommodation packages (cash and credit card). Bibs Distribution.
All at Race Office – Ski school Hupila, front slopes.
19.00 –20.00 Riders Meeting at Ála-Katti restaurant Vuokatti ski resort
10.22.2023 – TRAINING DAY
9.30-17.00 All park is open for everybody
16.00-17.00 Race office open at Ski school Hupila, front slopes
18.00-20.00 SafeShred Trampoline & Skate session at Vuokatti Super Park (Entry fee 6€)
20.00-20.30 Riders Meeting at Vuokatti Super Park
11.2.2023 – SLOPESTYLE KIDS & GROMS – TRAINING DAY FOR ROOKIES AND OPEN SERIES
09.00-09.30 Race office open at Ski school Hupila, front slopes
09.30–10.15 Warm-up Kids, Grom girls
10:20-11:50 Qualification Kids, Grom Girls
11:50-12:35 Warm-up Grom boys
12:40-14:00 Qualification Grom boys
14:00-15:00 Lunch break
15.00-15.45 Finals warm-up
17:15-18:00 Rail jam
18:10 Prize-giving Ceremony at Vuokatti Snowpark
18:15 Riders meeting
12.2.2023 – SLOPESTYLE ROOKIES & OPEN
9:00-9:30 Race office open at Vuokattisport Ski school Hupila, front slopes
9:30 – 10:15 Warm-up
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch break
13:15-14:00 Finals warm-up
15:45 Prize-giving Ceremony at Vuokatti Snowpark
Organization reserves the right to make changes.
Open 2004 and older
Rookies (1.1. 2005-31.12.2007)
Kids (1.1.2012 and younger)
2 All-inclusive tickets for the 2023 World Rookie Finals in Kaprun Kitzsteinhorn Zell am See-Kaprun (Austria), 2 Spring Camp tickets in Ruka. Including tickets and coaching.
All podium riders will be qualified for the 2023 World Rookie Finals in Kaprun (Austria).
Goodies from the sponsors.
National team athletes can be registered directly by National Snowboard Association (registration to be submitted by national secretary or national/regional coach)
Registration must be done by the National Federation for the whole “National Team” by sending the application form to email@example.com
Finnish athletes can be registered to the event here: https://www.liveheats.com/fsa
Entry fee 35 € (card)
Local bus service to Vuokatti available from Kajaani (taxi from Kajaani to Vuokatti about 100 €)
Contact by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
TV PRODUCTION & FOOTAGE
After the event video highlights, footage and photos of the event will be available (contact email@example.com).
Sport Apartment 4-6 person, 46 m²: 125 €/night (minimum 2 nights) https://vuokattisport.fi/en/sport-apartments/
Vuokatti Chalets 4 person, 45 – 54 m²: 150 €/night (minimum 2 nights) https://vuokattisport.fi/en/vuokatti-chalets/
Sales office booking: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel. +35886191500
Sales office open: Mon-Fri 8am–4pm
If you have any special requests for your accommodation just contact sales office.
Rookie Fest 23 competitors and coaches:
1 day 36 € / child 6-12 y. 25 €
2 days 67 €/ child 6-12 y. 46 €
3 days 94 € / child 6-12 y 65 €
4 days 117 € / child 6-12 y. 81 €
5 days 141 € / child 6-12 y. 98 €
VAT 10 %, Skipass prices don’t include Keycard. Keycard 7 € (SkiData keycard)
Skipasses for competitors family members according to normal price list:
1 day 44 € / child 6-12 y. 31 €
2 days 84 € / child 6-12 y. 58 €
3 days 117 € / child 6-12 y 81 €
4 days 146 € / child 6-12 y. 101 €
5 days 176 €/ child 6-12 y. 122 €
Skipass prices don’t include Keycard. Keycard 7 € (SkiData keycard)
SPONSORS & PARTNERS
Vuokatti, Blue Tomato, Burton, Kuoma, Urheilu Mehiläinen, TSG International, Jail Jam, Elle Erre. Media Partner: Sequence, Boardriding.com, Prime Snowboarding, Quattro Media.
The event is energized by Red Bull.
Organization Finnis Snowboard association in cooperation with WSF and Black Yeti
Organization: Finnish Snowboard association
Official Website: www.worldrookietour.com
The World Rookie Tour is organized by Black Yeti company in collaboration with National and International Sports Associations and it is made possible by Red Bull, Burton, Nitro, Völkl, Marker, Union Bindings, TSG Protection, Level Gloves, Surftolive.com, Jail Jam, Elle-Erre Easy Flag, Blue Tomato and Urheilu Mehiläinen. You can follow the World Rookie Tour on our international media partners Boardriding.com, Prime Snowboarding, Prime Skiing, Sourge Skateboarding, Sequence Magazine and Quattro Media.
2022-2023 World Rookie Tour Calendar
Check the last updated version of the WRT calendar here: Calendar – World Rookie Tour
Follow the World Rookie Tour online:
Facebook fan page: www.facebook.com/worldrookietour
Vimeo channel: www.vimeo.com/channels/worldrookietour
ABOUT WORLD ROOKIE TOUR
The World Rookie Tour is organized by the Black Yeti ssrl in collaboration with World Snowboard Federation, National Snowboard, Ski and Skateboard Associations, and selected action sports agencies. It was born in 2005 as a series of youth snowboard events and it consists now of a selection of high-quality International events for snowboard, Freeski, Skateboard and Surf, the so-called ”Rookie Fests”, reserved for riders under 18’s only, in Europe, North and South America, Oceania and Asia. The World Rookie Tour consists not only of competitions: it also features loads of other activities to help rookies to grow in the field of professional action sports, such as photo & video shootings, avalanche, and rescue clinics, meetings with photographers, and international team managers, parties and English talks. Since year zero, it awards tickets to world-class events such as X Games Norway, Audi Nines, The Arctic Challenge, The Air & Style, The World Snowboarding Championships, Red Bull Roller Coaster, Simple Session, Mystic Sk8 Cup, invitations to professional photo & video shootings, and shooting trip all around the world. Every year the tour crowns the World Rookie Champions at the end of the season, during the World Rookie Finals, a unique event format where the best youngsters from almost 30 countries compete and have fun. More information at www.worldrookietour.com.
Contact for Info and Media
Ville Puominen, email: email@example.com / tel: +358407150954
Local Event Organizer
Simo Suopanki, email. firstname.lastname@example.org / tel: +358505342177
International Media Manager WRT
Marco Sampaoli, email: email@example.com / tel: 0039.059.9783397 / 0039.340.3285569
International Event Coordinator WRT
Meinhard Trojer, email: firstname.lastname@example.org/ tel: +43.650.5637424