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Rangatira Alpine Trophy Race 2019

When: 31st August, 2019

Where: Whakapapa

Most importantly the “Rangatira Alpine Trophy” for the fastest club on the mountain, is up for grabs.

Registration: will be at Lorenz’s Cafe on the 31st August between 8.00am and 9.00am. Race Start: 10am at top of the Valley. Prize giving & After party: 6 – 10pm, Happy Valley Cafe. Theme: Mexican - prizes for best dressed!!

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Tremendous sponsors on board supporting us with loads of prizes and giveaways including prizes from Ballistics, Loaded, SnowPlanet, Skinnies, Buff and many more.

Race Details:


The Rangatira Alpine Trophy race will be raced in teams of a maximum of four people and a minimum of three. The entry fee is $120 per team or $30 per individual racer, if a team of three cannot be made. Each racer gets one run on the course. Teams must be made up of people from the same club. Entry Categories: Every racer must be entered into one of five categories:

  • Open – Anyone

  • Masters – Aged 40 and over (as at 1 January 2019)

  • Juniors – Aged 16 and under (as at 1 January 2019)

  • Veteran – Aged 60 and over (as at 1 January 2019, shall race as individuals)

  • Snowboarders – All ages

Team Awards:

In the Junior, Open, Masters and Snowboard categories, there will be team prizes awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd fastest teams. To be eligible for a team award, the team must be made up of racers from a single category. The top 3 team members, single best runs will count towards the overall team time. At least one Female's time must be included within the aggregate team time.

Individual Awards:

Individual awards shall be awarded to the fastest junior skier female, fastest junior skier male, fastest open skier female, fastest open skier male, fastest master female skier, fastest master male skier, fastest veteran female skier, fastest veteran male skier, fastest female snowboarder and fastest male snowboarder.

The Rangatira Alpine Trophy:

The grand prize, The Rangatira Alpine Trophy, shall be awarded to the fastest club. The winner is determined by the aggregate of the five fastest times taken from members within the same club. These times must include one Junior, one Master or Veteran and one Female (This is based on age, not category raced in). Each person can only qualify for one of these criteria, if their time is being counted (e.g. if you are the fastest Female, you cannot also be counted as the fastest Junior or Master).


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