Summer Races

This summer we intend to send a Race Squad team to 4 events in the UK, incorporating both indoor snow-dome and outdoor dry slope races. These are seeded races for categories U14 and older. From 2014 all seed points are allocated separately for indoor and outdoor races and not combined as previously. Current BARTS seed lists can be viewed here.

Age Categories

Qualifying age categories for this season are

U10 – 2007/06 Unseeded

U12 – 2005/04 Unseeded

U14 – 2003/02 BARTS

U16 – 2001/00 BARTS

U18 – 1999/98 BARTS

U21 – 1997/96/95 BARTS

SEN – 1994-86 BARTS

MAS – 1985 & earlier BARTS

To be eligible to race, all entrants must hold current full membership of the Ski Club of Ireland and all term fees must be up-to-date. All entrants must also be registered with Snowsport Wales for the current season.


Summer Race Schedule 2015

09-10 May             GBR Indoor Series 2015, Race 1 & 2, Chill Factore, Manchester,

13-14 June              GBR Indoor Series 2015, Race 3 & Scottish Champs, Breahead, Glasgow

22-23 August         Scottish Dry Slope Championships 2015, Hillend, Edinburgh

12-13 September   Welsh Dry Slope Championships 2015, Pontypool, Wales

Costs for each race are €160 per racer, which includes travel, 2 nights accommodation and race entry fees. Costs not covered include practice session on the evening preceeding the races (£10-£20 approx), lunches, snacks and evening meals.

Team selection is carried out by the coaches prior to each race and is based on racer performance and ability, attendance record, racer availability and availability of parent to drive or act as houseparent for the trip. For more information please email racing@skiclub.ie

To register or renew your registration with Snowsport Wales click here