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 Interfield and school races). Follow the links below to download information on:

Snow Sports NZ Alpine Strategy 2022


International Competition Rules (FIS) (v.July 2020)
New Zealand Competition Rules (v.July 2020)
Summary of Rule Changes to the NZCR and Instructions (v.June 2019)
Age Group Classifications 2020 (v.Feb 2020)
Equipment Regulations 2020 (v.July 2020)


Spring Alpine Forum 2020

Alpine Rules Proposal Form


Selection Policies and Criteria

2018-2022 Carding Criteria

Olympic Games Beijing 2022

Qualification System - Alpine Skiing

2022 SSNZ Olympic Nomination Criteria

2020/21 NZ Ski Team
2021 World Junior Championships Bansko (BUL) (tbc)
2021 World Championships Cortina (ITA) (tbc)

2021 FIS International Youth Competitions

Athlete Code of Conduct




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 
  Referee Report Form
Timing & Calculations  
Race Penalty Calculation   
Back Up Time Calculator Technical Delegates
Back Up Time Calculation Procedure  TD Report 
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

FIS Concussion Policy (v.2019)
ACC Sport Smart Concussion Guidelines
SSNZ Concussion Policy (v.May 2019)
Printable Pocket Concussion Recognition Tool
Scat 5 Sport Concussion Assessment Tool for Children (For use by medical professionals only)
Scat 5 Sport Concussion Assessment Tool (For use by medical professionals only)
SSNZ Alpine Health & Safety Update 13th June 2016


Officials and Coaches Education

SSNZ Race Officials Pathway Overview
SSNZ Intro to Race Timing
SSNZ & NZSIA Coaches Pathway