Competing for GBFreeski
There are regular competitions on the UK’s artificial slopes, indoor snow slopes and the Scottish Ski areas – all great places to start competing. You can find more information on the closest slopes to you on the Snowsport England and Snowsport Scotland websites.
To take part you’ll need to register in advance, with your Home Nation Governing Body dependent on the region you are living in.
The International competition circuit is made up of independent events in various disciplines and an established World Cup Series run by FIS (International Ski Federation). There are also Xgames, European open and many more check out the freestyle website
FIS is the governing body for skiing, and snowboarding competitions. To compete in FIS competitions you must have a FIS Licence, which is issued by Team BSS and become a member of your Home Nation. To move to the international stage you need to be performing to a very high level at national competitions. An international licence gives access to open and then European events. World Cup events have entry restrictions and are usually for British Team members only (FIS).