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WORLD SCHOOLS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Every two years this amazing opportunity presents itself to Scottish schools skiers

World Schools Background

Every 2 years the SSSA organises a team of Scottish schools skiers to represent Scotland at the World Schools Championships (WSC). (Pic above is the 2016 team)

Every time it runs, the championship moves to a different location. It lasts for one week and offers competitions in the Slalom and Giant Slalom disciplines.

Being a "non alpine nation" Scotland is permitted to take a team of pupils selected from multiple schools. (Alpine nations must select teams from a single school)

The team usually comprises:-

5 x male U18 alpine racers

5 x female U18 alpine racers

5 x male U16 alpine racers

5 x female U16 alpine racers


All pupils interested in applying to be considered for selection into the WSC Alpine Team should ensure they have read the guideline information and criteria before applying. Application is by online form only.

A panel of selectors, made up of experienced coaches will scrutune the applications and independently nominate athletes for each team. The selection panel will then review these nominations and jointly select the WSC team in early September.

Whilst the SSSA works hard to secure sponsors and raise funds to subsidise the cost of the trip as far as possible, each team athlete will be required to pay a proportion of the overall costs of attending. This contribution can only be determined after the costs have been budgeted and sponsors secured. 

ALL DISCIPLINES

2021 Championship Information:

DATES: xx Feb - xx Feb 2021

LOCATION: tbc

HEAD OF DELEGATION: tbc

COACHING TEAM:

  • tbc 

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TRAVEL & ARRANGEMENTS: Information Sheet

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2021 APPLICATIONS & SELECTIONS ARE NOW COMPLETED.

2021 APPLICATION & SELECTION INFO & CRITERIA: Click here ​2021 APPLICATION FORM: Click here

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2021 Selected Team Athletes:

NUMBER OF ALPINE TEAM PLACES AVAILABLE: 20

U16 MALE TEAM:

1

2

3

4

5

U16 FEMALE TEAM:

1

2

3

4

5

U18 MALE TEAM:

1

2

3

4

5

U18 FEMALE TEAM:

1

2

3

4

5

 

2018 World Schools Team Athletes

U16 MALE ALPINE TEAM:

Fraser Hunter

Jonathan Marshall

Robbie Anderson

Ross Nesbitt

Thomas Ward

U16 FEMALE ALPINE TEAM:

Andrena Grant

Holly Mckey

Iona Ross

Isla Ward

Shona Rankin

U18 MALE ALPINE TEAM:

Calum Shepherd

Christopher McLew

Scott Waitt

Scott Wylie

Tom Crockart

U18 FEMALE ALPINE TEAM:

Ciorstaidh Struthers

Eilidh Ryan

Katie Stuart

Tabitha Allan

Victoria McKinlay

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