THE NORTH FACE JR. BIG MOUNTAIN CHALLENGE
The event is a part of the North American Freeride Junior Tour, sanctioned by the International Freeskier & Snowboarder Association. Freeriders compete in Big 7 over the course of two days and are judged on line, control, fluidity, technique, and style. This is a National Event for ages 7 – 18!
Please read carefully as we have a different schedule than last year!
- Thursday March 2: Optional Check In and Venue Inspection.
- Friday March 3: Qualifier Runs: U12 Boys, 12-14 Girls & 12-14 Boys.
- Saturday March 4: Qualifier Runs: U12 Girls, 15-18 Girls & 15-18 Boys.
- Sunday March 5: Finals for all ages.
Please note: the Mandatory Athlete Meetings each morning of the competition will have a roll-call. If you are not present for roll-call you will not be able to compete.
- 7-11 Boys Ski.
- 7-11 Girls Ski.
- 12-14 Boys Ski.
- 12-14 Girls Ski.
- 15-18 Boys Ski.
- 15-18 Girls Ski.
Bibs & Gear
Athletes will have a bib assigned to them. A $40 Cash Bib Deposit is required at check-in. You will receive this back once the bib is returned. Helmets and Back Protectors are MANDATORY in this event.
Athlete Package & Waivers
All participants must sign an event waiver for the Lake Louise Ski Resort as well as the IFSA. An Athlete Package will be emailed out to the email address provided on The Driven which will include waivers, Athlete Bios, Discounted Ticket Price Info, etc. Please ensure that your email address is accurate when you sign up as we will email parents if there are any changes to the schedule!
Discounted Lift Tickets
All athletes, parents & siblings are eligible for 20% off lift tickets. If you are skiing for 4 days, we recommend that you purchase a Lake Louise Plus Card, which would then give you 2 free days plus 20% off the other days. Spring Season Passes will also be on sale as of February 15 which provide another way to save.
With a Lake Louise Plus Card or a Season Pass, you are eligible for discounts at hotels in Lake Louise.
- The Lake Louise Inn.
- The Mountaineer Lodge.
- Deer Lodge.
- Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.