Regular organising body for FIS Ski World Cup races and Swiss candidate for the organisation of FIS World Ski Championships after Saint Moritz in 2017, Crans-Montana is making significant investments for promoting youth alpine skiing also. During the 2014/15 season, the "Haut-Plateau" will organise four major events, with all competitions taking place on the "Mont Lachaux", former Downhill Women’s course during the 1987 World Championships, which has been entirely re-done in 2013. The GP Migros will also be racing on the Piste Nationale.
Oerlikon FIS ski races, Grand Prix Migros: 1st qualifying race, 4th January 2015
The Grand Prix Migros, the largest ski races in Europe, offers the possibility each winter for 7,000 children (8-16 years old) to get to know competitive skiing.
During the 13 races that are organised throughout Switzerland in the 2014/15 season, these young people will have the possibility to qualify for the Grand Prix Finale, which will take place on 28th and 29th March at Les Crosets. The first qualifying race will take place on Sunday 4th January on the "Haut Plateau" and will be organised by the Crans Swiss Ski School/SC Race Ski School.
Information (available only in french and german):
THREE, TWO, ONE ... GO!
The online registration is open (form available only in french and german):
Swiss junior championships, speed competitions: from 20th to 24th January 2015
The 2015 M21/M18 national ski championships, speed disciplines for men and women, will be set up by the organisers of the World Cup races in Crans-Montana. The programme:
Tuesday 20th January: Downhill training
Wednesday 21st January: Downhill training
Thursday 22nd January: Downhill
Friday 23rd January: Super Combined (Downhill/Slalom)
Saturday 24th January: Super-G
FIS European Cup Men: from 28th to 30th January 2015
The FIS European Cup exists since the 1971/1972 season and today makes up the principle foundation of the World Cup. Its role is destined above all to allow young European skiers (Men and Women) the possibility to gain precious experience internationally. Since 2008, Crans-Montana has organised no fewer than nine European Cups (6x Men’s and 3x Women’s) as well as Finals in 2009. In January 2015, three new Men’s races will be added to the list:
Wednesday 28th January: Giant Slalom
Thursday 29th January: Super-G
Friday 30th January: Super Combined (Super-G/Slalom)
Swiss Junior Championships, U16 speed races: 7th March 2015.
In the framework of the Ochsner Sport Youth Cup – series of national races during which selected young people from same age groups will compete with each other and can be selected for the Junior international competitions – Swiss youth competitions, U16 speed races, amongst which there will be one Super-G race planned on Saturday 7th March 2015.
A second Super-G, points race counting for the Ochsner Sport Youth Cup, will be raced on Sunday 8th March. The Groupe "Compétition de la Noble-Contrée/GCNC" is the organiser of both races.