From 2-6 March, The Black Yeti will come back for the 5th time in Monte Bondone, Italy, for the 2016 edition of the Trentino Rookie Fest. One of the most successful event in the World Rookie Tour will be focused on an incredible program including slopestyle competitions, night rail session, a visit to the beautiful town of Trento, and lifestyle activities such as the “Crazy Bob Race" and a night walk in the woods. A trip to discover Trentino, not only a competition, for a great experience with a lot of entertainment for all participants.

The sportive side of the event include the Slopestyle Contest, to get qualified for the 2016 Volkl World Rookie Finals in Ischgl. Unfortunately this year the luck of snow didn’t allow to build the halfpipe, but in addition will happen a Night Rail Jam in “Cash for Trick" format to awards the best street riders!

Moreover many side activities will fulfill the event program: film premiere about the 2015 World Rookie Tour, Night Photo Shooting, and a touristic trip to Trento to visit the old town, “Buonconsiglio" castle and enjoy some shopping. Typical Trentino food, nice hotel with swimming pool, night walk in the woods, the “Crazy Bob Race" and a great final party on Saturday night will ensure great time as well.


The city of Trento and Monte Bondone love the Trentino Rookie Fest and we love them too. This is a unique event in the World Rookie Tour, in which fun, relax, good food and touristic attractions meet competitive freestyle snowboarding." stated Marco Sampaoli, WSF Vice-President and event organizer. “The event grow every year with more participants and with additional activities in the program to ensure a great event in the same infrastructures of the latest Winter Universiadi". Marco continued.

The 2016 Trentino Rookie Fest slopestyle contests are included in the World Snowboard Tour and will offer all inclusive tickets and qualification spots for the 2016 Volkl World Rookie Finals in Ischgl.

Event Program

Wednesday 2 March - Arrival Day , Registration , Event presentation and WRT film premiere

Thursday 3 March - Training Day Slopestyle, Night Rail Jam & Photo Shooting

Friday 4 March - Slopestyle Qualification and trip to Trento

Saturday 5 March - Slopestyle Finals, Crazy Bob Race, Final Party

Sunday 6 March - Reserve Day or Departure Day


2 tickets for the 2016 Volkl World Rookie Finals in Ischgl, Austria

6 surfcamp in Santader offered by

2 tickets for the 2016 World Rookie Shooting

Goodies offered by the sponsors

All the podium riders will be qualified for the 2016 Volkl World Rookie Finals in Ischgl, Austria

Accomodation Packages and Entry Fee

  • Trento & Monte Bondone Turistic Office offers all inclusive package including 4 nights in hotel in half board from 2 March (check-in day) until 6 march (check-out day) including 3 days and 1 night lift tickets, entry fee and event pass at 390€ (in 3star hotel) or 440€ (in 4star hotel). Extra cost for accommodation single room: 20€/night.
  • 3 days lift tickets (from 3 untill 5 february), and 1 night lift ticket, entry fee and event pass: 160€
  • Only entry fee and event pass: 90€

Registration, info and bookings

phone: 0039.059.9783397