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Happo-one Riesen Slalom Competition

The start point for the Riesen Slalom Competition is just another reminder of Japan's stunning mountainous terrain known as The North Alps.

Take the lift up early to capture fine views of the magical sea of clouds scenery. The age category of entrants is extensive and open to high school students with no upper age limit for adults.

Anyone hoping to participate in this year's race needs to fill in an entry form and submit the entry fee of 5,000yen to Happo-one Kaihatsu located opposite the Information Centre by 31st January 2017.

71th Riesen Slalom Competition Main Points

Date Thursday March 2nd & Friday March 3rd 2017
Venue Happo-one Riesen Slalom Course
Organizer Happo-one Kaihatsu, Hakuba Village
Supervision Hakuba Happo-one Ski School
Support Happo-one Kaihatsu, Happo-one Tourism Association, Happo-one Ski Club, Ogasaka Ski
Schedule & Categories
  Men's Women's
Day 1 March 2nd (Thursday)
Course B
Total distance
approximately: 2,500m
Elevation: 595m
Class5 (60~69)
Class6 (Over 70)
Class1 (~24)
Class2 (25~39)
Class3 (40~59)
Class4 (Over 60)
Open Class
Men 12 years old ~ 59 years old
Women 12 years ~ no upper age limit
Day 2 March 3rd (Friday)
Course A
Total distance
approximately: 2,500m
Elevation: 595m
Class1 (~24)
Class2 (25~39)
Class3 (40~49)
Class4 (50~59)
Open Class
Women aged 12 years old ~ no upper age limit
Men over 60 years old
*Opening ceremony will be held at the goal from 8:40am Thursday 2nd March 2017
*The pole setting will change for Course A and Course B
*Must wear a helmet during the competition.
Applications Close Saturday 31st January 2017
Location Nagano Prefecture, Kita Azumi Region, Hakuba Village
Happo-one Kaihatsu
Telephone: +81 (0261) 72-2715
Entry Form Method Pick up an entry form from Happo-one Kaihatsu or Happo Information Centre. (Japanese only)
Make your payment at Happo-one Kaihatsu.
Payment 1 race entry 5,000yen per person
*For participants in their class and an open class 2 race entries 10,000yen per person
*On the occasion that the race course is damaged and/or adverse weather conditions the competition will be cancelled
*Entry fee is non-refundable under no circumstances
*Please be understanding of these rules.


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