Who can compete?
Competitors from all ability levels are encouraged to enter, with an emphasis on fun and participation in the initial regional championships. As the competitions move into the State and then the National event, the level of competition and the degree of difficulty increases.
Interschools is a team-based competition for students attending the same school, although individuals can enter when insufficient competitors are not available to form a team (except for the Cross Country Relay which is a team only event).
Teams and Individuals compete in their school divisions: Division 1 Years 11 & 12, Division 2 Years 9 & 10, Division 3 Years 7 & 8 , Division 4 Years 5 & 6, Division 5 Year 4 and below.
Students can enter Division 6 in Alpine and Skiercross at the NSW/ACT/QLD Championships and the Australian Championships. Division 6 is for students in Kindergarten to Year 2.
Competitors can compete up a division to make a team. However, a primary school competitor can not race in a secondary division. Females can compete in a male team.
The top 3 teams and individuals are awarded in each event, except the Cross Country Relay where only the teams are recognised. The top 5 teams and top 10 individuals from an event are considered for an invitation to the next competition round.
To achieve a team score, teams need to include:
3-4 competitors for Alpine. Fastest 3 times in each run needed to achieve team result.
2-3 competitors for Skiercross, Freestyle Moguls, Snowboard Giant Slalom, Snowboard Cross and Ski and Snowboard Slopestyle. Fastest times/scores in each run needed to achieve team result.
3 competitors for the Cross Country Freestyle and Relay. Aggregate of 3 team member finishes used for Freestyle team place.