Thursday, 23 February 2017

Blue Mountain Resort to Host Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup Finals

The Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup Finals will be hosted at Blue Mountain Resort March 3-5, 2017.The event will showcase the world’s best ski cross athletes as they compete in the season’s final World Cup race. Blue Mountain Resort located in the Blue Mountains, Ontario is looking forward to welcoming visitors from all over the globe to cheer on their athletes while enjoying Ontario’s premiere alpine destination.

Credentials: Media who would like access to the event venues must be credentialed. An accreditation form can be found online at Media passes will be issued at the registration desk located inside the Blue Mountain Inn. A photo ID is required.

Filming and Photography: Upon arrival, designated positions near the bottom of the course and in the finish area will be assigned to the credentialed photographers on a first-come, first-served basis.

NOTE: All media other than print are required to complete a Video / Audio Footage Policy form.

Interviews: Media interested in interviewing particular athletes, team or coaches before, during or after the events should contact Ashley Shantz, Manager, Communications & Media Relations for Alpine Canada at Media interested in interviewing representatives from Blue Mountain Resort should contact Tara Lovell, Manager, Public Relations for Blue Mountain Resort at

Visitor / Spectator Information: The Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup race and Celebration Festival are FREE to attend. Visitors are encouraged to use the Collingwood / Blue Mountain Transit Link which will be offering FREE bus service from Downtown Collingwood to the Village at Blue.

Spectators are welcome to watch the event from the course finish area which will be located behind the Blue Mountain Inn. Spectators and guests can also watch live coverage of the race in the World Cup Celebration Festival Area located in the Blue Mountain Village. Guests can also enjoy free family activations and live music in the Village throughout the weekend. 

Event Schedule:
Friday, March 3
-        Official Training (1:00 – 3:00 p.m.)
-        World Cup Festival – Village at Blue Mountain
Saturday, March 4

-        Official Training (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.)
-        World Cup Festival – Village at Blue Mountain
Sunday , March 5

-        Training and World Cup Finals @ 10:30 a.m.
-        Awards – Ski Cross Finish area immediately following the race
-        World Cup Festival – Village at Blue Mountain