Alpine Slalom (SL) & Alpine Giant Slalom (GS)
The South African National Ski Championships are open to both
S.A. citizens and visiting nationalities. Only South African
Citizens (S.A. Passport holders) qualify for National titles,
trophies and medals. All South African competitors must be
a member of a club affiliated to Snow Sports South Africa.
3. Age Groups
groups are established according to the year of birth(YoB):
||Junior / Senior
||U18 (J I)
||U21 (J II)
||1957 and earlier
An official Entry Form must be completed and delivered to
the Race Secretary before 5p.m. on the day before the event.
5. Entry Fee
An entry fee of R250.00 covers both events and must be paid
in cash at registration.
6. Event Notice Board
The Event Notice Board will contain all official notices,
timetables, event changes, start lists and results.
7. Race Meeting
Race meetings will be held every evening before the competition.
Bib (start) numbers will be drawn for all registered competitors.
Bibs will be ready for collection after the draw. Bibs must
be returned immediately after every race.
9. Course Marshals and Protocol
Course and gates will be under the jurisdiction of the Course
Marshals, who will document and report all rule infringements
to the Race Secretary.
10. Course Inspection
The course has to be inspected during the time period stipulated
by the race committee. Racers inspecting the course may only
sideslip through the gates. Any competitor who is caught skiing
through the gates during inspection will be disqualified.
11. Start and Timing
It is the responsibility of every competitor to be at the
start on time. The start referee will coordinate the line-up
at the start and will give instructions to racers to take
up positions in the start gate. Once the start referee has
announced that the course is clear the competitor has a 5
second time window to go through the start gate. During any
race, non-racing skiers and spectators must under no circumstances
cross the finish line.
The Children's competition starts with U12, U14, U16,
1st and 2nd run.
The top 15 in U18, U21, Seniors and Masters, will start in reversed order
for the 2nd run. Racers missing or straddling a gate or not
finishing their run will be disqualified. The winner is the
racer with the lowest combined time for both runs in each cathegory.
Any protests must be communicated without delay to the Race
Secretary. The Jury may grant a provisional re- run, should
more time be needed to investigate the protest. Impeded racers
can appeal to a Course Marshal for a re-run. The decision
of the Jury is final.
Provisional Results will be posted on the Event Notice Board
after the conclusion of the competition. Official Results
will be published as soon as final Protocol and Protest Resolutions
15. Prize Giving
Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals will be awarded:
South African Championships - Alpine Skiing Slalom (SL)
South African Championships - Alpine Skiing Giant Slalom (GS)
Where applicable, International Ski Federation (FIS) rules
will apply to the competition events of the South African
National Ski Championships.