The Auckland Grammar Snowboarding team’s main competition is the North Island Secondary Schools Snowboarding Competition (NISSSC), which is held near the end of term three on the Turoa Ski Field Ohakune. Trials and Recreational sessions are conducted at the Snowplanet facility in Silverdale.
The competition has three elements – the Slope Style, the Dual Slalom and the Boardercross. The School is only permitted to enter three riders per event but all are encouraged to trial and gain experience.
Costs that are incurred are generally admission costs to Snowplanet, entry costs to the NISSSC, accommodation costs while at the championships and general costs such as minibus expenses.
Terms played: Term 2 and 3
- Auckland Championships Term 2 at Snowplanet
- North Island Secondary School Competition is in Term 3
Practice times: Trials to be held at the Auckland Secondary Schools Competition held at Snowplanet. There will also be training visits to Snowplanet
Costs: Cost of Snowplanet and lift passes and entry fees to the competition
Equipment: Students need to have own snowboarding gear, or this can be hired at the venue
Registration: Early Term 2
The Master in Charge of Snowboarding is Mr Crook. Students are able to speak to him in the Technology during the School day or contact him via email.