Interschools Participation and Development Series

2019 SUBARU SSA Interschools Participation & Development Series

The SUBARU SSA Interschools Participation & Development Series is an additional event opportunity which has been added to the Events Calendar for 2019.  This new participation experience is scheduled for June 23 & June 30 at Perisher and will be half-day time trials. The participation time trials are for individual participants only rather than teams and will be similar in format to our highly successful Amelia McGuiness Time Trial events held in August.

All new schools experiencing Interschools for the first time, along with new 2019 participants and any members of the public are invited to attend.  All existing schools wishing to practice their race-skills and development for the upcoming Regional events are also invited.



Resort:             Perisher

Date:                Sunday June 23 & Sunday June 30

Disciplines:       Alpine GS, Snowboard GS, Ski Cross and Snowboard Cross

Course:             To be confirmed

Race Times:      To be confirmed

Cost:                 $25 per entry, per event.

Entries:             Online Entries are open now via the SSA Events Portal and close on Friday 17th June for both events. CLICK HERE TO ENTER - Entry is by Individual registration.  If you have a large group to register, please contact us directly. Late entries may be accepted at the bib registration desk during bib collection times.

Waivers:            Participants must complete an Interschools Participant Waiver at the time of entry along with payment via credit card. 

Bib Collection:  Bibs can be collected from the Interschools Race Room.  Times to be confirmed.

Results:            Results will be available on the Interschools website following the event, there will be no presentation for these time trials.  Participation certificates will be available to download closer to the event.

Note:                Helmets are mandatory for all participants (including adults) whilst on course for inspection and during the Time Trial.  Any participants who arrive at the top of course without a helmet will not be allowed to participate.  Race suits will also not be permitted in all divisions at this Time Trial series. Participants must have a valid Lift Ticket for the day of the event.  No discount tickets will be available.


All Participants must have an SSA SnowID in order to register.  If you do not have a SnowID or are unsure if you have a SnowID, please visit  Once you have obtained a SnowID you will be sent a Username via email to use when you register.


For further Information please contact:

Wendy Olsen – SSA Northern Operations Manager

Cathy Lambert – SSA Northern Admin Manager

Perisher Accommodation Packages & Special Deals

Over the Interschools Participation and Development Series weekends, there are special accommodation rates with the following. CLICK HERE to view the special accommodation deals. 

  • Perisher Accommodation
  • Jindabyne Sport & Recreation Centre
  • Altitude Lodge Smiggins
  • Perisher Manor Hotel
  • Aalberg Chalet
  • Australian Alpine Resorts
  • Avalanche Alpine Club
  • Chalet Sonnenhof
  • Corroberee Lodge
  • Eiger Chalet
  • Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa
  • Valhalla Perisher

Perisher Accommodation

Perisher's Accommodation finder is the easiest way to research and book accommodation online.

The largest range of properties in Perisher Valley, Guthega and Smiggin Holes as well as Jindabyne is right at your fingertips. Choose from lodges, hotels and self-contained apartments that suit every budget. Book directly with the property that best suits your snow holiday needs and save time and money. Look no further for your next Snowy Mountains holiday!

Ski & Board Packages at Jindabyne Sport & Recreation Centre

For school and sporting groups, ski weekends, family holidays and more, Jindabyne Sport and Recreation Centre make it easy to escape to the snow. With flexible packages to suit most budgets, including accommodation only packages right through to snow holidays. Start planning your winter escape at Jindabyne Sport and Recreation Centre today.


Our great-value mid-week and weekend stay packages are perfect for do-it-yourself stays at Jindabyne Sport and Recreation Centre. Choose from self-contained units, motel units, lodges and houses in a variety of configurations that sleep 3 to 36 people. There’s also accommodation for people with a disability.

Stay + meals

Don’t feel like cooking? Jindabyne Sport and Recreation Centre makes feeding the troops easy with meal options and bar service available.

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Bookings and enquiries at the Jindabyne Sport & Recreation Centre can be made by phoning (02) 6450 0200.


Altitude - The Lodge Smiggins

If you’re looking for a “home away from home” in the snow, then Altitude – The Lodge Smiggins is the place for you! From the moment you step inside the door, you will feel like part of the “lodge family”. Our dedicated team has one goal in mind: to ensure your snow holiday is unforgettable.

Comfort is the name of the game when you’ve been working hard on the slopes.

  • Comfortable rooms with modern facilities? Check!
  • Spa and Sauna to ease those aching limbs? Check!
  • Open fireplace to enjoy a rewarding post-slopes cocktail from the licensed bar? Check!
  • Dinner and Breakfast included in your tariff to satisfy the most discerning of diners? Check!

We offer room options from twin-share through to family rooms that sleep 5, so we’ve got something for everyone. Got a big family? No problem! Ask about our “two room” option.

We’re located just a short stroll from the Smiggins lifts and bus stop, so there’s easy access to Perisher Valley with the free Shuttle Bus, but you may want to just stay around the family-friendly Smiggins precinct for a day.

Come and join us at Altitude – The Lodge Smiggins. We’re sure you’ll be saying “I’ll be back” as you leave.

We're offering $170 per adult and $35 per child, per night for Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights (June 21/22/23 and June 28/29/30). Dinner bed and breakfast included.

Call 1800 610 348 or email and mention that you heard about us from NSW Interschools Snowsports.

Australian Alpine Resorts

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Australian Alpine Resorts in Jindabyne are your local experts in accommodation and ski package deals for the Australian Alpine areas. All reservations staff are Snowy Mountains residents and have an excellent knowledge of the area and accommodation options available on and off the snow. Our association with Raine and Horne Snowy Mountains gives us access to over 140 fully self contained apartments and houses in the Jindabyne district. In addition we can offer you an extensive range of accommodation throughout the NSW and Victorian ski resorts from budget to superior with our Free booking service. Start your holiday with one call, our staff are here to look after you and answer any questions you may have.

We have packages to suit your individual requirements including:

  • Lift and Lift/Lesson tickets
  • Ski and Snowboard Hire
  • Transfers

With such an extensive range of accommodation and package options to choose from just ask one of our friendly consultants.

Special Interschools Offer

Interschools families who book directly with Australian Alpine Resorts will receive 10% off participating self-contained apartments in Jindabyne and Thredbo.

Australian Alpine Resorts has a huge range available from budget to luxury ‘Black Diamond Collection'.

Valid all season excluding school holidays. Not valid with any other offer.

For reservations call 1300 138 311 or visit

Avalanche - Alpine Club - Perisher Valley

Avalanche is an on-snow family friendly lodge in the heart of Perisher Valley offering a small and intimate home like atmosphere with stunning views of Perisher.

The advantage of our location, just on the rise of a slight incline, is the ability to ski down the road to your first ride up the mountain, in the peak of the season.

With a maximum of 18 guests.

For your comfort, our lodge is fully non-smoking. As an Interschool competitor or family, you can utilise our lodge facilities during the Interschool competition alongside our members and their guests. This ensures your stay is safe, friendly, informal and most importantly, (on a ski vacation) relaxing.

Tariff includes:

  • Full Breakfast
  • 3 Course Dinner
  • Hors Oeuvres at 5pm
  • Sauna access (onsite)
  • Free Wifi Internet access
  • Ensuite
  • Drying Room
  • Arrival and Departure Transfers
  • 1 x Daily Hans Oversnow back to the lodge (to give those tired legs a break)

To find out more, email, and/or visit the website at

Chalet Sonnenhof


ON SNOW ACCOMMODATION (Only 300m to the lifts)

Comfortable on mountain accommodation - Dinner and Breakfast included


17 June until 30 June 2019

This Special offer is available to all Interschool families and participants,

Direct bookings only - Phone Karen 02 64575256


Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa

Located on the border of the Kosciuszko National Park, Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa is a natural playground nestled in the Thredbo Valley surrounded by the spectacular Snowy Mountains.

Just 15 minutes from Thredbo and Perisher (Perisher Resort is accessed via the resorts 150 metre private driveway to the ski tube with a shuttle bus operating during winter only). Its unique setting and many complimentary activities appeal to families to relax and absorb the scenery or experience the many mountain activities on resort and in the local area.

 Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa is offering the following discounts to families attending the Interschools in 2019.

  • 10% for 7 or more nights, Bed and Breakfast
    • Full use of resorts complimentary activities
    • Use of Resort's complimentary shuttle bus to the Ski tube (runs on a timetable)

Applicable to standard public available rates. Additional discounts are not valid with this offer.

To redeem this offer please booked direct on 1800 020 524. When booking, please quote INTER in any correspondence or by phone to receive the discounts mentioned above.

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Phone - 1800 020 524