The kick off event of the World Rookie Tour 09.10 will celebrate the World Snowboard Day in Andorra with the Swatch TTR 2Star Protest Pyrenees Rookie Fest from 18 to 20 December 2009. Snowboarding future stars will challenge in order to conquer an invitation to the legendary Protest World Rookie Fest in Livigno, Italy and 3 tickets to the Protest World Rookie Finals in Ischgl, Italy.

"We are happy to have a new location for the kick off event of the northern hemisphere tour" state Marco Sampaoli, tour director "Vallnord in Andorra showed great interest in the event and local organizer Aleks Sanz from WSS is for sure the best supporter we can ask. It will be a great event for the kids from west Europe."

Vallnord in Andorra is a host an high quality freestyle area and a special slopestyle will be presented for the Protest Pyrenees Rookie Fest. Don't miss the opportunity to join the first west european edition of the most famous youth event!

The event will assign the following prizes:

1 ticket to enter for free the Protest World Rookie Fest in Livigno, Italy, from 16 to 20 January 2010

3 tickets to enter for free the Protest World Rookie Finals in Ischgl, Italy, from 4 to 11 April 2010

Snowboard goodies from the sponsors

The Protest Pyrenees Rookie Fest is organized by World Snowboard Federation and Winter Single Session (WSS) and it is made possible thanks to Protest Boardwear and Ride Snowboards, Vallnord Ski Resort and Turistic Office, supported by Pirate Movie Productions, energized by RedBull.

Watch it on www.freecaster.tv or read it on Onboard European Snowboard Magazine and Snowboard.

If your dream is to become a professional snowboarder, then your future starts from the Rookie Fests!


Event Program

December18th: Arrival day and registration at Race Office

December19th: Training day and qualification

December 20th: Finals and departure

General Information

Age Groups: Rookie (born from 1992 to 1994) and Grom (born from 1st january 1995 and up)

Event format: Slopestyle (2Star)

Entry fee: 20?

Vallnord Ski Resort homepage: www.vallnord.com

Info, inscriptions, transportation info and hotel booking: Aleks Sanz aleks@wssactionsports.com 0034.636.471.404