The 2007 FIS Snowboard World Championships in Swiss Arosa are coming up in early 2007.

From January 14-20th, the best riders of each nation will battle for World Champion honours in Switzerland. For the first time, the 7th FIS Snowboard World Championships are taking place on Swiss ground.

But hosting resort Arosa is not a newcomer when it comes to organising a great snowboarding event. The health resort, located at 1,800 meters altitude in the Grisons canton, has hosted three World Cup stops including the World Cup finals of the 2002/2003 season. For the WCS competitions in the disciplines Parallel Slalom, Parallel Giant Slalom, Snowboard Cross, Halfpipe and Big Air, the host guarantees courses and facilities of highest levels.

Here's the schedule:

January 14th, 2007: Snowboard Cross Men and Women

January 16th, 2007: Parallel Giant Slalom Men and Women

January 17th, 2007: Parallel Slalom Men and Women

January 19th, 2007: Big Air Men

January 20th, 2007: Halfpipe Men and Women