Alpine ski racing in New Zealand is governed by the rules of the International Ski Federation (FIS). The New Zealand Competition Rules (NZCR) provide guidance for events which sit outside of the FIS rule book (for example Junior Interfield and Schools races). Follow the links below to download information on:

Snow Sports NZ Alpine Strategy 2022


International Competition Rules (FIS) (v.July 2023)
New Zealand Competition Rules (v.May 2024)
Age Group Classifications 2024 (v.May 2024)
Equipment Regulations 2024 (v.April 2024)
Course Setting Rules 2024 (v.April 2024)


Selection Policies and Criteria

High Performance Pathway
Gangwon 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games Nomination process and criteria
2024/25 NZ Ski Team Criteria
2024/25 NZ Junior FIS Squad
2024 World Junior Championships Portes du Soleil (FRA)
2023 World Ski Championships Courchevel Meribel (FRA)
2024/25 International Youth Competitions Selection Criteria
2024/25 International Youth Competitions Expression of Interest
Athlete Code of Conduct
Alpine Event Agreement


ROC Forms and guideline

Race Official Duty Allocation On Hill Forms
Perpetual Trophy Acceptance Gate Judge Report Card
Medical Support Requirements Assessment Form Finish Referee Report Card
FIS Athlete's Declaration Start Referee Report Card 
 WhatsApp Guidelines Referee Report Form
Timing & Calculations  Technical Delegates
Race Penalty Calculation   TD Report 
Back Up Time Calculator
Back Up Time Calculation Procedure  
Hand Timers Recording Sheet  


Medical & Anti-Doping

Drug Free Sport NZ
Notice of an Update to the FIS Anti Doping Rules August 2019
FIS Anti Doping Rules
SSNZ Alpine Health & Safety Update 13th June 2016


Snow Sports NZ Alpine Forum

2021 Alpine Forum Minutes

2022 Alpine Forum Minutes

2023 Alpine Forum Minutes

Rules Proposal Form