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Info – Corona World Championships, Yabuli 2016

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UPDATED EVENT INFO FEB 21st, 2016

 

Event                         The 2016 Corona World Championships of Snowboarding (WCS 2016)

Location                     Yabuli Ski Resort, Heilongjiang Province, China

Date                             March 9th – 16th 2016

Disciplines                 Men´s and Women’s Halfpipe, Slopestyle and Big Air.

Official Web + # wcs2016yabuli.com / #WCS2016
Info can also be found at worldsnowboardtour.com & worldsnowboardfederation.com

Prize Money              USD$ 500.000

 

Prize Money Distribution

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Prize money may be subject to taxes.

 

Qualification 

Qualification Criteria can be found at: WCS Qualification Criteria.
Official WSPL Ranking Lists pull date: Monday 14 December, 2015.

 

Registration

All National Quota registrations must be received from NSO’s no later than December 15, 2015.

Wildcard announcement rounds:

Round 1: December 15, 2015.

Round 2: January 14, 2016.

After which, all qualifying riders will be individually contacted by WCS 2016 via email, in order to complete the registration process and confirm their attendance.

** In order to issue the Visa Invitation Letter and extradite your visa and travel process, ALL qualified riders must confirm their attendance AS SOON AS POSSIBLE **

If a rider fails to confirm their attendance, they will lose their spot and the right to compete at the event.

 

Visas

A Visa Invitation Letter will be issued ONLY once a rider has confirmed their attendance. Riders will be asked to confirm their passport details during the registration confirmation process. All riders will be individually responsible for obtaining their own visa, in accordance with their nation’s requirements.

For all rider support persons, whose details are not already included in your NSO’s submission, should you require a Visa Invitation Letter please send your: Name (as it appears on your Passport), DOB, Email, Physical Postal Address, Passport Number + Nation/Place of Issue + Expiry, Arrival & Departure details to: Meini Trojer: meinhardtrojer@powdern.com
All persons will be individually responsible for obtaining their own visa, in accordance with their nation’s requirements.

 

Global+Rescue Service Fee         

During registration, every Rider will be required to pay a special service fee of USD64 for use of the medical evacuation service, provided exclusively to WCS participants by Global Rescue for the duration of the event.
Yabuli is situated in a remote region of China and in the case of injury, Global Rescue will provide assured medivac and medical repatriation cover, to get you safely back to your home nation and into the care of your preferred medical provider.
Coaches and Accredited Persons attending WCS 2016 may also take advantage of this special rate, though advance payment will be needed.

More info on the Global+Rescue Service Fee are HERE.
For further enquiries, please contact: info@wcsnowboarding.com

 

Shuttle Service 

Getting to WCS 2016: Fly into Harbin International Airport (HRB) and  from Harbin, there will be a shuttle service directly to Yabuli Resort. The return shuttle service from Harbin International Airport >< Yabuli is free of charge for all riders and accredited persons. For everyone else the cost of the shuttle service is USD 100. Cash or Credit Card accepted.

Shuttles will run all day between Club Med Yabuli, the Avaunce Hotel and the venue.

**SHUTTLE BOOKINGS ARE REQUIRED. PLEASE SEND YOUR FLIGHT INFO TO hljsports@163.com **

 

Accomodation

**UPDATE: PLEASE NOTE ALL DISCOUNTED ROOMS @CLUB MED ARE NOW SOLD OUT.**

If you have contacted Yabuli2016 and have not received a confirmation email, you will not have a room at Club Med.

Club Med still has rooms available at the following rates:

1309 CNY/person/night (shared room)
1964 CNY/person/night (single room)
To book please contact: Ms. Coco Yuan e: coco.yuan@clubmed.com, Tel: +86 21 61972981

 

Accommodation will be free of charge for Top Riders as follows: (Determined by the December 14th Qualifying WSPLs)
HALFPIPE – Top 10 Men / Top 5 Women
SLOPESTYLE – Top 10 Men / Top 5 Women
BIG AIR – Top 6 Men / Top 3 Women

For everyone else, WCS 2016 has negotiated discounted room rates at The Avaunce 3-Star Hotel
** Prices per person/per night include breakfast, lunch and dinner and rates are only guaranteed from the 8th to the 17th of March **

Riders, Coaches & Parents
Single room:
Avaunce Hotel: USD150
Shared room:
Avaunce Hotel: USD100 – per person/per night

Everyone Else
Single room:
Avaunce Hotel: USD200
Shared room:
Avaunce Hotel: USD150 – per person/per night

** Please book Avaunce accommodation through Yabuli2016visa@163.com **

 

Accreditation & Lift Passes

Every Rider, Coach and Rider Support person will receive proper accreditation that will allow access to designated areas and lifts at Yabuli Ski Resort.

 

Judging

Scores will be determined in accordance with TTR/WSF Judging Criteria, by qualified TTR/WSF judges and officiated by the TTR Judge Director and WCS2016 Head Judge. Further TTR/WSF Judging info can be found at: TTR/WSF Judging Protocol 

 

Course Design

Go to: WCS 2016 Course Design

 

Broadcasting

Host broadcasters are Heilongjiang TV and CCTV5. All finals will be live on national TV (CCTV5). Live streaming will be available on worldsnowboardtour.com and worldsnowboardfederation.org  International broadcast details will be released at a later date.

 

Media 

All media attending WCS 2016 must register at: WCS 2016 Media Registration Once registered, you will be contacted directly with more information.

 

Organization

WCS 2016 will be managed by an international team of snowboarding’s top event management, media, and communications professionals whose experience across snowboarding’s leading international events, spans globally. The WCS 2016 Team will be working alongside the local Yabuli Organising Committee to oversee the World Championships of Snowboarding, Yabuli 2016.

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About the World Championships of Snowboarding

The World Championships of Snowboarding (WCS) is the pinnacle snowboarding event organized by TTR Pro Snowboarding and the World Snowboard Federation. The WCS crowns snowboarding’s true World Champions in the disciplines of Halfpipe, Slopestyle and Big Air. It is a high calibre celebration of the sport held every 4 years, bringing together 400 riders representing 43 WSF Member Nations, staged by alternating resort locations around the world. In 2016, Yabuli resort, the largest winter sports resort in China will host the 2nd edition of the World Championships of Snowboarding.

 

PROGRAM

            

Tuesday, March 8th

Arrival day

 

Wednesday, March 9th

8:00 – 16:00                 General Registration

Practice:

09:00 – 12:00               Men’s and Women’s HP & SS Practice

13:00 – 15:00               Men’s and Women’s HP & SS Practice

 

Thursday, March 10th

Women HP Pre-Quals:    

8:00 – 9:00                Women’s Pre-Quals Practice Heat #1

9:15 – 11:00                Women’s Pre-Quals Heat #1

Men SS Pre-Quals:

8:00 – 9:00                 Men’s Pre-Quals Practice Heat #1

9:15 – 10:55                 Men’s Pre-Quals Heat #1

10:55 – 11:55               Men’s Pre-Quals Practice Heat #2

12:00 – 13:40              Men’s Pre-Quals Heat #2

Practice:

12:00 – 15:00                 Men’s and Women’s HP Practice

14:00 – 15:00                 Men’s and Women’s SS Practice

9:30 – 11: 30 & 13.30 – 15.30 Men’s and Women’s BA Practice

 

Friday; March 11th

Men HP Pre-Quals:

8:00 – 9:00                Men’s Pre-Quals Practice Heat #1

9:15 – 11:15                 Men’s Pre-Quals Heat #1

Women SS Pre-Quals:

8:00 – 9:00                 Women’s Pre-Quals Practice Heat #1

9:15 – 11:15                   Women’s Pre-Quals Heat #1

BA:

9:00 – 10:00                 Men’s Quals Practice

10:15 – 12:00                 Men’s Quals

12:00 – 13:00                Men’s Semi Practice

13:15 – 14:50                  Men’s Semi Final

Practice:

12:00 – 15:00              Men’s and Women’s HP practice

12:00 – 15:00              Men’s and Women’s SS practice

15:00 – 16:00              Men’s and Women’s BA Practice

 

Saturday, March 12th

Men SS Quals

8:00 – 9:00                 Men’s Quals Practice Heat #1

9:15 – 10:50                 Men’s Quals Heat #1

10:50 – 11:50               Men’s Quals Practice Heat #2

12:05 – 13:40               Men’s Quals Heat #2

Women HP Quals

8:00 – 09:00               Women’s Quals Practice Heat #1

09:15 – 11:15               Women’s Quals Heat #1

BA:

13:00 – 13:45               Women’s Semis Practice

14:00 – 14:45               Women’s Semi Final

Practice:

14:00 – 15:30                Men’s and Women’s SS Practice

12:00 – 15:00                Men’s and Women’s HP Practice

09:30 – 11:30                Men’s and Women’s BA Practice

 

Sunday, March 13th

Men HP Quals

8:00 – 9:00                 Men’s Quals Practice Heat #1

9:15 – 10:35                 Men’s Quals Heat #1

10:35 – 11:35               Men’s Quals Practice Heat #2

11:50 – 13:10               Men’s Quals Heat #2

Women SS Quals

9:00 – 10:00                 Women’s Quals Practice Heat #1

09:15 – 11:35                 Women’s Quals Heat #1

BA:

12:00 – 13:00                Men’s and Women’s Finals Practice

13:30 – 15:00                 Men’s and Women’s Finals

Practice:

13:30 – 15:30                 Men’s and Women’s HP Practice

12:00 – 15:00                 Men’s and Women’s SS Practice

 

Monday, March 14th

Men & Women HP Semis

8:00 – 9:00                 Women’s Semis Practice

9:15 – 10:15                 Women’s Semi Finals

10:15 – 11:15                Men’s Semis Practice

11:30 – 13:10                Men’s Semi Finals

Men & Women SS Semis

8:00 – 9:00                  Men’s Semis Practice

9:15 – 11:20                  Men’s Semi Finals
11:20 – 12:20                Women’s Semis Practice

12:35 – 13:50               Women’s Semi Finals

Practice:

13:30 – 15:30                Men’s and Women’s HP Practice

14:00 – 15:30                Men’s and Women’s SS Practice

 

Tuesday, March 15th

Men & Women SS Finals

8:30 – 9:30                   Women’s Final Practice

10:00 – 11:00               Women’s Finals

11:30 – 12:30               Men’s Final Practice

13:00 – 14:30               Men’s Finals

15:15                             Awards

 

Practice

10:00 – 12:00               Men’s and Women’s HP Finals Practice

13:00 – 15:00               Men’s and Women’s HP Practice

 

Wednesday, March 16th

Men & Women HP Finals

8:30 – 9:30                 Women’s Final Practice

10:00 – 11:00              Women’s Finals

11:30 – 12:30               Men’s Final Practice

13:00 – 14:30              Men’s Finals

15:00                           Awards

20:00                            Party@Club Med

Thursday, March 17
Departure Day

 

** SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.  LATEST SCHEDULE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT REGISTRATION. **

 

We look forward to seeing you all in Yabuli!

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