North Island Primary School Ski Champs - Years 1-6
Time & Location
About the Event
The North Island Primary and Intermediate School Snow Sports Championships (NIPS) are held annually at Whakapapa in the last week of August and the first week of September.
Teams of 5 ski competitors or 4 snowboard competitors from schools all over the North Island gather at Mount Ruapehu for this event.
It is now one of the largest single sport primary schools sporting events in New Zealand and the largest skiing event held on Mt Ruapehu with over 300 competitors.
The event spans three weeks with teams from all Schools with Years 1 – 8 competitors.
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Monday 27th NIPIS Years 1/6 Championship, Whakapapa
Week Two: Monday 27th to Thursday 30th August
Skiers Years 1 – 6
Course Assistants meeting Sunday 3pm at Department of Conservation Centre, Whakapapa Village. Each Team (of 2 or more athletes) must have 1 course assistant present.
Team Managers meeting Sunday 4pm at Department of Conservation Centre, Whakapapa Village (all teams must be represented or they will be removed from the Competition)
Waimarino Lodge, 9 Waimarino Tokaanu Road, National
Friday 17th August 4pm – 7pm
Saturday 18th August 4pm – 7pm
Sunday 19th August 8am – 12pm
Sunday 19h August at the DOC Information Centre, Whakapapa Village prior to Manager’s Meeting from 2.30pm
Practice Race Day - Sunday 28th August (no additional entry required) – not supervised
Monday - Giant Slalom Ski
Tuesday - Dual Slalom Ski
Wednesday - SkierCross (optional)
Wednesday - Prizegiving Team Events
Thursday - Weather Day
Course for Year 1 to Year 4 – Girls
Course for Year 1 to Year 4 - Boys
Course for Year 5 & Year 6 –Girls
Course for Year 5 & Year 6 – Boys
Course Assistants Sign Up Links -
Girls Year 5 & 6 GS - http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090f44a8af2ba7f49-week7
Boys Year 5 & 6 GS - http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090f44a8af2ba7f49-week6
Girls Year 1 to 4 GS - http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090f44a8af2ba7f49-week5
Boys Year 1 to 4 GS - http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090f44a8af2ba7f49-week12
Girls & Boys Dual Slalom Year 1 to 4 - http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090f44a8af2ba7f49-week9
Girls & Boys Dual Slalom Year 5 & 6 - http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090f44a8af2ba7f49-week8
These course may be combined if numbers predict this.
All events will move progressively during the week to ensure the Giant Slalom and Dual Slalom are completed for team results
Prizegiving is planned for Wednesday afternoon at the Plaza, Whakapapa. Should the weather day be used, prizegiving will move to the National Park School Hall at 10am on Friday.
Medal winning teams not in attendance must make alternative arrangements for the collection of their medals.