Race Information, Brochure and Entry Forms

School Teams

Each school can enter a maximum of two teams. Teams are composed of four competitors. The best three competitors from each team run to count in the race. Substitutions can be made in the event of injury or illness. All competitors must be under the supervision of an adult who will be responsible for them at all times. Minis can enter but are cannot be included in school teams and team events.

Programme

British Schoolboys International Races 2022
31 January to 2 February 2022
Wengen, Switzerland

Saturday 29 January 2022
Arrival day

Sunday 30 January 2022
09.00 Piste inspection and pole training
14.00 Pole training
17.30 Welcome meeting reception in DHO club room
Eiger Residence opposite the station- adults only

Monday 31 January 2022
09.00 Pole training
13.00 Fun parallel and minis race
17.30 Team captains meeting Hotel Belvedere
All racers should be represented – teams by one adult only

Tuesday 1 February 2022
10.00 1st Run Giant Slalom
TBA Minis one run Giant Slalom
TBA 2nd Run Giant Slalom
17.30 Team captains meeting Hotel Belvedere

Wednesday 2 February 2022
10.00 1st Run Slalom
TBA 2nd Run Slalom
18.00 Prize giving in Kino Cinema

Championship Committee

Richard Berry (Chairman), Kirsty Crawford, Maureen Berry, Hugh Williams, Sarah Hoyle, Glan Williams, Ingrid Christophersen, Gareth Mason, Gwyneth Watson

Wengen Piste Map


Wengen Piste Map

Terms and Conditions

The races will take place on the Lauberhorn piste in Wengen, weather permitting, and are open to all British schools and clubs through National Ski Councils. The races are entered on the British Race Calendar and will be eligible for BASS seed points. Competitors eligible for BASS points are those born between 2001/2009 inclusive. Minis, including girls, will also be accepted and will have two events of their own. Competitors wishing to make an entry must be in full time education.

Entries for the British Schoolboys Races should be made individually or by school teams of which they are members and signed by teacher or parent to whom the competitor is responsible. ALL competitors MUST be in the charge of an adult who is in the resort and who is responsible for them at all times. Minis are not included in school teams and team events.

Travel – Entering Switzerland

Covid and Health Cards

As government are regularly reviewing Covid tests required for travel, we would suggest that you check the current government guidance. https://www.gov.uk/corona
For guidance on Health Insurance Cards go to https://www.gov.uk/global-health-insurance-card

The Swiss authorities require a certificate of vaccination for entry into the country and a Coronavirus Entering Switzerland form. This can be found on the website https://swissplf.admin.ch/formular .
Children under the age of 16 are not required to provide proof of a negative coronavirus test on entering Switzerland.

Transfers from any Swiss airport can be arranged.

Insurance and Athlete’s Declaration forms

The entry is submitted for the racers named and confirms that the racer agrees to abide by the British Competition Rules as well as submitting an Athlete’s Declaration when registering with BASS or given to the organisers if unregistered. He must also have sufficient and adequate insurance covering withdrawal from the race and event cancellation, proof of which must be available with the entry. Costs incurred (entry fees, lift passes and accommodation) will not be reimbursed by the organisers. The race organisation cannot be held liable for inadequate insurance cover.

Parents of all non-BASS registered competitors, unless submitted at last year’s race, will be required to sign an Athlete’s Declaration, which can be found on the web sites mentioned below.
www.downhillonly.com www.gbski.com
For your entry to be processed we require hotel booking dates, lift passes and race entry, no later than 1 January 2022:-

● Full payment of entry and uplift ski pass if required.
● Signed Athlete’s Declaration (where applicable)
● Proof of Insurance (photocopy)

If you need ski tuning facilities in Wengen follow the link http://www.skiset.com/

Changes may be made to this programme without prior notice and responsibility for such changes cannot be accepted by the organisers. Entries must be sent by email to mb@winter-sports.co.uk; priority will be given to school entries which can be made by the school. Unregistered racers must be clearly marked if they have never been registered for BASS points. A list of unregistered racers will then be circulated before the first team captains meeting for agreement by the meeting.
The DHO is an affiliated member of Snowsport England and follows Snowsport England’s Safeguarding Policy Snowsafe. This along with the DHO Data Protection Policy can be found on the DHO website. Entries other than team entries will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Entries will only be accepted with full payment as detailed above. Entries must be made on the entry form before that date with each racer named and signed by the responsible person agreeing to these terms and conditions. The official notice board will be in the lobby of the Belvedere Hotel, all entry data and teams will be posted on the board, any corrections must be notified to the organisers by 4.30 pm Sunday before the team captains meeting at 5.30 pm. Race officials headquarters will be: Hotel Wengenerhof, Wengen

Accommodation

The Hotel Belvedere has been reserved by the race organisation for those staying for four or more nights. Bookings can only be made through the race organisers and not with the hotel direct. Teams will mainly be accommodated in the Belvedere but in order to keep teams together some may be placed in one of the other hotels in the hotel group. Entries must be made and payment as per invoice received by 1 January 2022. Details of the special group rate can be found on the entry form. Parents wishing to accompany their child’s school may make take advantage of the group rate if bookings are made at the same time as the school. Reservations for a shorter period may be available within the hotel group but not at the group rate. To qualify for group rates schools must send a booking request to the race administration by email mb@winter-sports.co.uk when an invoice will be sent by return. The payment must be sent as a BACS payment to the account on the invoice before 1 January 2022. Breakfast, packed lunch on request and dinner are included in the group rate. The hotel needs to be advised of any special dietary requirements at the time of booking. Skis and boots must not be worn inside the hotel but left in the basement. Bookings can only be made through the race organisation so please do not contact the hotel direct.

Hotel Belvedere Wengen
Tel: +41 33 856 68 68
hotel@belvedere-wengen.ch
www.belvedere-wengen.ch

All others may wish to arrange accommodation through the Tourist Office CH – 3823 Wengen Switzerland
Tel: +41 33 856 85 85 e-mail: info@wengen.ch

Lift passes

Special group rate lift passes for all, only available through the race organisation as always, rates as shown on the entry form, payment with entry. When your entry has been received you will be sent a voucher which must be presented to the Wengen station and lift passes will be given in exchange.

Piste

Inspection has been arranged for Sunday 30 January 2022. A piste for training will be provided for competitors to train on in preparation for the race days. Individual or school team race training can only be arranged by contacting the race administrator Maureen Berry at the email address shown on the entry form. We cannot give exclusivity to any one team and trainers will have to cooperate with other school teams in the training area. The Wengeneralpbahn wish to remind competitors that skiing outside of racing and training areas must be at reduced speed with due care and attention to the general public and other people on the pistes.

Medals

Medals will be awarded to the first three individuals in each discipline and in each of the following categories, Junior under 21 and under 18, Children under 16 and under 14 and Minis under 12.

British school team medals are awarded based on combined results. Teams are composed of 4 skiers, best 3 to count, max 2 teams per school. All entries for all events must be made on the form provided. Team substitutions can be made in the event of injury or illness.

An acceptance list will be published on the website during the early part of January 2022 or on
www.gbski.com . Any questions should be address to Richard or Maureen Berry via the contact details.


Downloadable Race Brochure & Entry Form


Downloadable Athlete’s Declaration

Time to think about Insurance ?


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The Team
The Admin Team photographed by Emma Brunton Photography

Race Administration

Mobile: +44 (0)7767 833591 or + 44 (0)7785 915984

Email: mb@winter-sports.co.uk

Further Information


Terms and Conditions


British Schoolboy’s Races

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