Entry Information

Costs and Entry Dates

Entry cost: 

  • Ski Race - Novice and Elite: £62
  • Snowboard Race - Novice and Elite: £62
  • Freestyle (Rail jam and Slopestyle) Novice and Elite: £62
  • Ski and Snowboard Duals: £84.75 per team (5 in Ski Team, 4 in Snowboard, please consult Rules to ensure gender split is met)


Entries open: Tuesday 10th September 

Stage one entry closing dates: 

Student/Competitor Deadline: Tuesday 15 October 2019 at 11:59pm
(Students/Competitors must apply by this deadline)

Institution Administrator Approval Deadline: Thursday 17 October 2019 at 11:59pm
(Institutional Administrators have 48 hours after the student/ competitor deadline to approve entries)

Stage two entry closing dates

Should the competition allow more entries, a stage two entry window will open. Priority will be given to the entries received before the stage one entry closing date. Entries received in the stage two window and accepted into the competition, will be charged an additional 20% fee.

Stage two window: Friday 18 October – Tuesday 22 October 2019

Entry Allowance

Institutions can request up to 100 non-guaranteed entries in both the male and female events and 15 guarenteed. Should the event reach capacity, BUCS may need to restrict the number of entries per institution.

This means when submitting entries on BUCS Play, for both the Men’s competition and Women’s competition, competitors should be ranked in order of preference before being submitted.

Star Racers and Registered Racers

Ski Race only: 

Registered Racers

All BARTS registered racers should declare their number on their entries to assist with seeding. All registered racers with below 300 points will automatically qualify for GS on Day 2. All competitiors must compete in the Slalom to gain automatic qualification.

Star Racers

Each insitution can name a male and female star racer. This racer should be their best non registered racer (not in possesion of a BARTS and have below 300 points). Star racers will automatically qualify for GS on Day 2. All competitors must compete in the Slalom to gain automatic qualification.

To select a star racer please ensure they are ranked as number 1 in your ski race selections.

BUCS Points available

BUCS points will be allocated for the top 4 finshers in each elite race (novice competitions are not eligable for BUCS Points) and duals competition. 

Individuals will automatically be entered into the team competitions.

  • Men’s Overall Team – the team placing shall be determined by the highest score by  elite competitiors. 
  • Women’s Overall Team – the team placing shall be determined by the highest score by elite competitiors. 

An individual/team must have beaten another individual/team to score BUCS points (i.e. if 3 individuals finish an event, only 2 will score BUCS points)

Guest Entries

The competition will be accepting guest entries if capacity allows, more information will be avalliable here soon. 

Novice Entries

BUDS will hold a novice competition in each event. These will compete with the main field with results extracted for novice medalists. 

The novice competition is designed for entry level athletes and carries no BUCS points. There will be no Novice GS and Snowboard KO. 

Rules and regulations

Click here to view the rules and regulations for BUDS.

Entry Process

To apply for this competition:

1. Competitor to complete competition application on BUCS Play

2. Institution administrator approves entry

3. BUCS approves/denies entry into competition and publishes confirmed entry list.

Any data will be handled in accordance with BUCS Privacy Policy
By participating in this event you agree to adhere to BUCS General Event Disclaimer
To check whether you are eligible to compete in BUCS competitions, please visit BUCS individual eligibility REG 4.

Volunteers

In order to assist with the running of this events, institutions are required to provide event volunteers based on the ratio of their number of entries.

Volunteers will be required to do 3.5 hour shifts.

Volunteers can be the same individuals for the weekend or different. They can also be competitors as they will be rotated in around the events they compete in.

A timetable will be produced after entries close stating when each institution should provide a volunteer. It is the captains responsibility to ensure they show up.

Failure to provide volunteers will result in a £50 fine, processed after the event.

Number of volunteers required per Institution:

  • 1-5 athletes: No volunteers
  • 6-10 athletes: 1 volunteer
  • 11+ athletes: 2 volunteers

Withdrawals and Changes

Competitor withdrawals must be made by a competitors instituational admins by emailing BUCS Play app support. 

Withdrawals before the entry deadline, 15 October 2019 at 11:59pm (stage one) will not be charged.

Withdrawals after the entry deadline, 15 October 2019 at 11:59pm (stage one) and before midday on the 23 October 2019 will still be charged the entry fee.

Competitors who do not withdraw before midday on the 23 October 2019 and do not attend the competition will be classed as a late withdrawal/no show and therefore will be charged the entry fee and will also be fined £10 which will be charged after the event to the competitor’s athletic union.

Should a withdrawal be accompanied with a valid doctor’s note, no fine will be given but the entry fee will still be charged.

Should BUCS have to open stage two entries then new deadlines for withdrawals will be published. Reserves will only be charged an entry fee if they are accepted into the competition.