Benefits for members
- WSF Rookie Festivals
WSF members can inscribe their best juniors to the most credible and higher level rookie tour of the world. For next season the World Rookie Tour has continental finals in Asia, South America and Europe including the WSF World Rookie Finals in Austria. The Rookie Festivals gives some of the riders a chance to qualify for top WST events which can be the starting step to become a pro: is a fantastic chance to enter into international competitions.
- Rookie to Pro ranking
Through WSF’s cooperation with TTR, member nations are given the possibility to get events on the TTR World Snowboard Tour and consequently give the riders a chance to get on the “rookie to pro” ranking list. (World Snowboard Tour ranking list). To include your events on the WST means you make the riders feeling like a real competitor, motivate event organisers to improve their events and offer sponsors higher valued events.
WSF intend to develop a complete educational system with materials (translated into English) and courses/clinics for different functions on all level. This season WSF offer
· National and International Judge Clinics
· Workshops on grass root projects
· Clinics for Technical Delegates
Also WSF is working on systems for authorisation of international instructors and plan on regularly basis to host clinics about subjects relating to international snowboard.
In addition to education based on traditional methods, WSF works on an internet based “CCentre”. The purpose is to help our members to build strong national snowboard associations. Any WSF member will have the access to all information stored here and be able to download updated materials from any place in the world.
- International exchange and projects
WSF members can join international projects for the snowboard development usually financed by the European Community (i.e. Female Snowboard Project by Norwegian Snowboard Associations and the D-Day project by the French Association)
- Services for members
Promotion of snowboard in general is important through the WSF web site. Members can have their activities promoted here as well as read about what is going on in other nations. Riders can read about their ranking positions and check if results lists are correct. Connected to this web site, a the WSF press office assists members with the communication of main events and also introduces national news in the WSF Newsletter.WSF 1 and 2 star events will receive world wide media coverage thanks to this news service of the WSF. 3 stars and up will receive both WSF press office service and TTR communication program.