Whakapapa Events
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Whakapapa Events

July School holidays - Whakapapa

Saturday, July 6 - Saturday, July 20

Due to poor weather conditions Mini X Games has been moved to Thursday ONLY.

We have loads of fun and FREE entertainment for you these school holidays. Timings and locations may change due to weather conditions. Chat to our friendly staff in the plaza if you can't find us and they can point you in the right direction.

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Mini X Games - Whakapapa

Thursday, July 18 - Thursday, July 18

Due to poor weather conditions Mini X Games has been moved to Thursday ONLY.

The event will take place this Thursday as a 1 Day Slopestyle event in Happy Valley from 10:00am - 1:30pm.

Registration opens from 8:30am and will be open till the end of the event. To enter the competition is FREE but you must already have a lift pass to access Happy Valley for skiing & riding.

It's a great way for young skiers & boarders to show off their skills & enter an event for the first time. All abilities are welcome for children aged 5 – 12 years. It's ideal for kids new to competition events to give it a go!

The event will take place in Happy Valley & will feature a mini race course (including jump) suitable for absolutely all levels, especially beginners! There will be loads of great prizes from Mt Ruapehu to be won, so grab the family & join us for a great day on the snow!

The Masters Champs - Whakapapa

Saturday, September 21

The Masters Champs ski race is Saturday 21st at Whakapapa! ⛷️Skiers aged 30+ this ones for you! So wax ya ski's, sharpen your edges and get ready to bash down some gates!

Registrations are on the day from 9am-10am at Knoll Ridge Cafe, race entry is $40 per person.

Competitors will get 2 runs, starting at 10.30am. Oldest first on both runs.
Prize giving will be at 4pm

Whakapapa Cup - Banked Slalom

Saturday, September 28

Mt Ruapehu presents the Whakapapa Cup Banked Slalom Event, supported by Dragon. Get down to Whakapapa Saturday September 28 (contingency 29th) for an epic day of laying down lines & chilled out good vibes. Bragging rights and cool prizes up for grabs!

Open Men (16+), Open Women (16+), Adaptive.

Event timings: Registration - 9AM to 11AM at Snow Sports Knoll Ridge Café, Inspection - 10AM – 11AM, Event start - 11AM, Prizegiving - 3pm at bottom of course.

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