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Protest World Rookie Fest 2008 in Livigno Announced

The largest dedicated junior event in Europe, Protest World Rookie Fest, is back! Program and inscription info for the 3Star Protest World Rookie Fest in Livigno are now avaible. Sign the date and the palce: from 18 to 22 january, Livigno, Italy. Follow all details in english, german and italian language.

Protest World Rookie Fest 2008
Slope Style TTR 3Star, 18-22 January 2008, Livigno, Italy.

The largest dedicated junior event in Europe, Protest World Rookie Fest, is back! For the third year in Livigno, more than 100 athletes from 15 nations are waited and they will compete and have fun at this 3Star TTR event reserved to girls and boys born from Januar 1st 1990 and up. Some of the greatest rookie from all over the world will take part in order to show the level of the youngsters! All the participants will get free gadgets of the event, Protest World Rookie Fest T-shirts, magazines, DVDs and extra energy from Red Bull!

Protest World Rookie Fest is more than a compertition!
The program of Livigno Protest World Rookie Fest includes an international slope style contest, a ‘Pipe Traffic Jam’, avalanche and rescue clinics from Pieps, great buffets, meetings with photographers and international team managers, a photo contest and big final party. In each WRF you will find sport, competition, fun, social and constitutive activities and lots of new friends from allover the world. Snowboard progression from rookie to pro level. For reports, rankings, photos and videos of the Livigno WRF 2007 you can check the World Snowboard Federation site.

– A ticket to the TTR 5Star Aesthetiker Jam Waengle Taengl at Mayrhofen, Austria, the event with the best slope style in the TTR World Tour and 50.000$ prize-money.
– 10 ďall inclusiveĒ tickets to the TTR 3Star O2 World Rookie Fest at Neklid in Czech Republic from the 14th to the 17th February for the best 5rookies, 3 groms e 2 girls
– Avalanche tranceivers from Pieps ed gadgets from Protest and Ride.
– An interview on Tacky Network (Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Holland, Italy, England) Photo Contest @ Protest World Rookie Fest
From the 18th to the 20th January a photo contest among all the partecipants will take place. The best action and life style photo will be awarded with a 500Ä prize-money and in addiction some materials. The photos have to be given to the staff before the evening of the20th January and the winners will be announced during the World Rookie Fest 2008 prize giving on the 21st evening.

Official website:
Official Rookie Community:
Infos, inscriptions and media accreditation
Marco Sampaoli, +39.340.3285569,

About World Snowboard Federation and World Rookie Tour: from rookie to pro system
World Snowboard Federation (WSF) is a non profit international organization that takes care of the snowboard promotion at every level thanks to a network of more than 30 countries. The World Rookie Fest were born during 2003 in Norway and in 2006 became a world tour, collecting the inscriptions of the most promising athletes from all over the world. From this winter there will also the WSF World Rookie Rank, where the results of all the WSF under 18 events will let to determine the World Rookie Champion 08 but only after the last event, the Volkl World Rookie Fest (3Star) in Austria on the 20th April 2008. As World Rookie Tour prizes there are a Protest international sponsorship for the best european rookie without a clothing sponsor and, for the Rookie Champion a check out on Method Mag and a golden ticket to a super top TTR event!

Rookie Champion 2007, Sergey Lapuski from Russia, enter the Rookie Challenge at Air&Style07, where will go the Champion 2008?
All infos on

The WSF event calendar 2007.08 is on line and worth a look too: 82 freestyle competitions at 1, 2 and 3 Stars level from 13 country are included in the Swatch TTR World Tour. Here is the list: check which ones will be hosted in country!


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