Calling all freeriders aged 12 to 18!

The event is a part of the North American Freeride Junior Tour, sanctioned by the International Freeskier & Snowboarder Association. Freeriders compete at the Lake Louise Ski Resort over the course of two days and are judged on line, control, fluidity, technique, and style. This is a National Event for ages 12 - 18!

Basic Schedule

Please check back for the schedule!

Venue: Eagle Ridge 7 - please note venue may change due to snow coverage.

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.

Categories

  • 12-14 Boys Ski
  • 12-14 Girls Ski
  • 12-14 Boys Snowboard
  • 12-14 Girls Snowboard
  • 15-18 Boys Ski
  • 15-18 Girls Ski
  • 15-18 Boys Snowboard
  • 15-18 Girls Snowboard

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 LiveHeats 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!

Great Lift Pass Options

All athletes, parents & siblings are eligible for 20% off lift tickets. Another good option for adults and kids ages 13+ is a Lake Louise Plus+Card which provides 3 free days (1st, 4th, and 7th visit) plus 20% off tickets all other days - just $155.

Accommodation 

With a Lake Louise Plus Card or a Season Pass, you are eligible for discounts at hotels in Lake Louise.

  1. The Lake Louise Inn is our preferred hotel for the BMC!
  2. The Mountaineer Lodge.
  3. Emerald Lake Lodge.
  4. Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

REGISTRATION

Register with LiveHeats.

REGISTER ONLINE

COACH REGISTRATION

Coaches will only qualify for lift tickets and venue access by completing event registration on LiveHeats. You must be a certified IFSA Coach with a 2024 IFSA Coach Membership and registered on LiveHeats.

Coach Comp Ticket Policy:

  • 2 – 4 Athletes: 1 Free Coach Ticket for each day.
  • 5 – 10 Athletes: 2 Free Coach Tickets for each day.
  • 11-15 Athletes: 3 Free Coach Tickets for each day.

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • If an athlete requests a refund more than 2 weeks prior to the event date, a full refund (minus transaction fees) will be issued.
  • If an athlete requests a refund less than 2 weeks before the event date, a 50% refund (minus transaction fees) will be issued.
  • No refund will be provided for cancellations made less than 1 week before the event date unless a doctor verifies an athlete injury.
  • If the event should be cancelled due to weather or unforeseen circumstances on event day, no refund will be issued to help cover the administrative costs of event set-up, judge fees, wages, etc. required to be on the hill.

INSPECTION RULESDon't be disqualified!

Mandatory Equipment

  • Helmet
  • Back Protector

Recommended Equipment

  • Mouth guard

Venue Inspection

  • Venue inspection is mandatory for all athletes.
  • Bibs must be worn properly.
  • One coach or parent may be present with the athlete.
  • Any terrain enhancement or alteration is strictly prohibited.
  • During inspection, athletes must be aware of everyone else around them.
  • Slow skiing/riding is mandatory.
  • Athletes may not rehearse or session a line or jump/drop off any features.
  • In blind areas, athletes shall verbally announce themselves to make others aware.
  • Athletes must be respectful of fellow athletes, coaches and officials.
  • Whenever possible, use a side step motion instead of sliding or skidding to a stop.
  • Avoid traversing to respect the snow coverage.
  • Absolutely no tree branches or foreign objects are to be used to enhance visibility of the features.
  • Reckless behavior or infractions of inspection rules will result in immediate disqualification from the event.

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