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Report: Treble Cone Banked Slalom 2019

One of the first Banked Slalom contests of this season went down on the last day of August in New Zealand’s Treble Cone resort. This year’s Treble Cone Banked Slalom counted an impressive number of 83 competitors. The organization of the event was complimented by amazing bluebird weather to create a festive atmosphere and fun event that was described by competitors and staff as the best Banked Slalom in recent memory!

Treble Cone’s Banked Slalom is recognised by the press as New Zealand’s most iconic snowboard race and has been a traditional event at Treble Cone for over 16 years.

This year the event was sponsored by: Moa Beer, Jones Snowboards, Now Bindings and POW.

Full results can be viewed here.

Official video:

For further info about the event & potential cooperation you can contact: Jo Lynch at or Alejandro Cuba at

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The Treble Cone Banked Slalom is a an epic event for snowboarders 18 years & over, on Saturday the 31st of August 2019.

Competitors must be 18 years old and over to compete. Categories are Open Male, Open Female, Masters Male (35+) and Masters Female (35+).

To register online, visit In-person registration is available at the Treble Cone Town Office at 24 Dungarvon Street, Wanaka or on-mountain at Guest Services. For more information, email Only 90 spaces available – registrations close 08:50 the morning of the event or when spaces are full.

Competition Entry – $40 Lift Pass – $100 Discounted passes are only available in person on the day. Please show your bib or registration confirmation at Guest Services to redeem.

Bib Collection: 08:00-10:00, at the Snow Sports Meeting Area opposite Guest Services Course Inspection: 10:00-10:45 Race Start: 11:00 Competitor BBQ: 14:00 in Plaza Awards Ceremony: 15:00 in Plaza The Banked Slalom course will be located on Lower Gun Barrel (snow dependent). Each participant will be allowed 2 runs, with the final time taken from the fastest run.

Helmets compulsory. Safety induction to be signed at registration. Snowboarders only.

– First Place: $500
– Second Place: $250
– Third Place: $100
Cash prizes are up for grabs for podium places in each category.

The overall first place male and female winner will each receive a new snowboard, courtesy of Jones.

The overall second place male and female winner will each receive a new pair of bindings, courtesy of NOW Bindings.

SPONSORS: NOW Bindings, MOA, POW, Jones, Treble Cone.