World Rookie Fest is back in Livigno for its 15th edition!

15 years of fun, 15 of evolving snowboarding  
Each edition of World Rookie Fest in Livigno, Italy, has been extraordinary thanks to the excellent Mottolino Snowpark structures, the welcome town and the beautiful people who took part in the event for more than a decade. More than 100 riders from 20 nations arrive every year in Livigno for the slopestyle competition at the World Rookie Fest. Roope Tonteri, Marcus Kleveland, Staale Sandback, Seppe Smith, Mons Roisland, Christian Haller, Gjermund Braaten, Sven Thorgren, the complete Italian National Snowboard Team, are just some of today professional riders who took part in the event in the last 15 years and now Black Yeti is guessing who will be the next.

Registrations are now open with Early Bird offer  
As usual special deals in selected hotels and apartments are available for WRT teams to ensure a great experience in Livigno. To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the event, an Early Bird discount of 30€ per rider is offered to all-inclusive bookings received latest by December the 10th 2019. For all the info about program and all-inclusive packages click here.
To get your spot at the 2020 World Rookie Fest, download the registration form  here, fill it and send it to

Not only a slopestyle competition  
In addition to the legendary slopestyle, rookies and groms can join many side activities such as the  yoga lesson, for an energy boost, the unavoidable film premieres for the  “2018.19 World Rookie Tour tv show”, Freeride Safety Clinic by ARVA, and many dinners and parties to meet other riders and to make new friends coming from all over the world.

Make your trip to the Youth Olympic Winter Games  
To support the foreign team travel schedule, the departure day of the 2020 World Rookie Fest on January the 15th, is the arrival day for the freestyle competition at the 2020 Youth Olympic Winter Games in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Tons of huge prizes  
All the podium winners from World Rookie Fest slopestyle, male and female, grom and rookie, will be qualified for the 2020 World Rookie Finals. Furthermore, the best riders of the event will be crowned and celebrated with prestigious awards: 2 all-inclusive tickets for the 2020 World Rookie Finals in Kitzsteinhorn – Zell am See-Kaprun (Austria), 2 all-inclusive tickets for 2020 Summer Rookie Jam in Les 2 Alpes (France), 2 tickets to the 2020 Rookie Shooting, 6 surf camps in Santander by and other prizes offered by other WRT sponsors: Union Binding, ARVA, Level, Jail Jam and TSG.


Notes for Italian Competitors  
The World Rookie Fest in Livigno will be also the kick-off event of the 2020 Rookie Tour Italy and it will assign a direct qualification spot for the 2020 WRT Finals in Kitzseinhorn to the best Italian male rider in the overall rank. Also, the event will provide points for the Italian Rookie Rank to define the other qualification spot for Italian riders to the 2020 WRT Finals.

All-inclusive packages including 4 nights (in double room) check-in 11/01 check out 15/01, 3 days lift tickets, race registration (only for athletes), WRF event pass to all lifestyle activities and parties:

Type of accommodation  
2 ** hotel – half board Rider € 440,00 – half board Coach € 400,00
3 *** hotel – half board Rider € 480,00 – half board Coach € 440,00
Single room plus € 80,00 (20€ per night)

EARLY BIRD BOOKING: for booking received and paid the latest by December the 10th of 2019, a discount of 30€ per rider will be applied. No discount available for coach/parents.

IMPORTANT: if you have any special request for your accommodation (Apartment for 7 nights, specific hotel, less or more nights) just contact us and/or the Livigno Tourist Office will take care of all your requests!

For no-show not communicated at least 5 days in advance a penalty of the full amount of the reservation will be charged to the national snowboard association.

Info and registrations for the 2020 World Rookie Fest in Livigno, Italy:
Contacts: phone: 0039.059.9783397 or 0039.340.3285569

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Author: Sarah