City Ski Championships 2020 in Courmayeur

COURMAYEUR MONT BLANC
30 JANUARY TO 2 FEBRUARY 2020

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Find out more about the 2020 Financial Times Alpine Forum

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Knight Frank City Ski Championships – 2020

21st Birthday Edition – Courmayeur, Italy

Thursday 30th January – Sunday 2nd February 2020

The City Ski Championships, in partnership with the Financial Times Alpine Forum, are coming of age and back in Courmayeur for 2020!

The weekend offers a packed and varied programme of skiing, racing, meals, drinks and entertainment in truly charming and historic surroundings, under the watchful eye of Mont Blanc.

Enter as a team of 4, or as an individual, and get the opportunity to experience the thrill of ski racing with both a giant slalom and team parallel slalom. For those who prefer not to race, you can just come to network, party and spectate!

Prices start from £350 for the registration fee. For the full price list, download this PDF.

To register your interest, or for more information, please contact us.

Why Courmayeur?

  • No-one knows Courmayeur like Momentum Ski, the event organisers, with a 33 year history in this resort, providing a service that is second to none
  • Short transfers are available from three different international airports (90 minutes from Geneva)
  • It’s a charming compact pedestrian village centre with great bars, stylish boutiques and some trendy nightclubs as well
  • The food is truly excellent both on and off the mountain, with great value restaurants
  • The skiing is varied with something for all levels, boasting beautiful scenery and Mont Blanc as a backdrop
  • Great, lift-served off-piste with excellent itineraries for all levels
  • Easy access to the renowned Vallée Blanche run or the more challenging Toula glacier from the Skyway Monte Bianco cable car
  • The lift passes include days at other resorts in the Aosta Valley or you can buy the Mont Blanc Unlimited pass to ski in Chamonix or Verbier
  • You have the option to heli-ski, which isn’t available over the border in France
  • For those renting, you can leave your equipment on the mountain and ski to and from the shop door!
  • There’s also a great selection of non-skiing activities for those who don’t ski or want a rest day
  • Overall it’s a great value, historic Italian resort

Choose from some great hotels including:

Provisional Programme

CITY SKI CHAMPIONSHIPS PROGRAMME 2020

 Thursday 30 January
  • Guest arrivals
  • From 20:00 Informal dinner to pre-book – La Padella
  • 21:00-00:00 Race registration and bib collection at Bar Roma
Friday 31 January
  • 8:40 Lifts open
  • 10:00-11:00 Race Paddock opens for late bib collection at base of Aretù (piste 14)
  • 11:00 Course inspection for GS race on piste Aretù
  • 11:30 Course inspection closes
  • 12:00 Giant Slalom on piste Aretù – 2 runs
  • 12:00-14:30 Race paddock light buffet and partner activities
  • 15:00 Après ski at SuperG with DJ
  • 19:00 Team parallel slalom registration at the Grand Hotel Royal & Golf reception
  • 19:00 Dining aperitivo at the Grand Hotel Royal & Golf lounge
  • 20:30- 21:30 Financial Times Alpine Forum
  • 22:30 Party at Bar Privé
Saturday 1 February
  • 8:20 Lifts open
  • 9:30-11:00 Team Distance Challenge powered by Snow-Camp  – Le Mans start at race paddock
  • 11:00 Check in at race paddock for Team Parallel Slalom
  • 12:00 Team Parallel slalom on bottom section of Piste Aretù
  • 12:00-14:30 Race paddock light buffet and partner activities
  • 15:00 Après ski at SuperG with DJ
  • 20:00 Awards dinner at Hotel Pavillon
  • 23:00 Post party at Club Haus 80’s
Sunday 2 February
  • Free skiing and departures

FT Alpine Forum

Led by our media partner, The Financial Times Alpine Forum is composed of a discussion panel of leading journalists, executives, comedians and social commentators.

Created at the time of the move to Crans Montana and the expansion of the event in 2011, the Forum offers an insightful and entertaining discussion on current affairs, trends, challenges and the future of our lives.

“the team loved it”
- KNIGHT FRANK

“A great weekend”
- MARCUS BRIGSTOCKE, Comedian

“fantastically organised”
- KPMG

“It just gets better every year”
- FRANK GARDNER, BBC Security Correspondent

“One of the world‘s best ski festivals”
- TELEGRAPH TRAVEL

“one of the raciest ski conventions of the season”
- EVENING STANDARD