Snow Sports Overview

snow sports are OFFERED IN TERM 2 holidays & term 3 AT PLC SYDNEY

PLC 

Co-ordinator

Ms Mel Johnston
(02) 9704 5683 (PE Staff room)
mjohnston@plc.nsw.edu.au

Competition Dates

  • Snow Sports Information Evening: Thursday 27 March 2016, 6.30 pm McQueen Seminar Room
  • Junior Snow Sports Camp: 22 - 27 June 2016
  • Senior Snow Sports Camp: 29 June - 4 July 2016
  • Regional Championships: 7 – 12 July 2016 at Perisher
  • NSW State Championships: 26 – 31 August 2016 at Thredbo
  • National Championships: 10 – 14 September 2016 at Perisher

Race Time

Race days from 7.00 am – 1.00 pm approximately, depending upon weather.

Uniform

PLC Sydney ‘Where’s Wally’ Jersey is compulsory for ALL presentation ceremonies. PLC Race Suits will be provided for A teams in Alpine events.

Equipment

Snow gear, goggles, ski jacket, ski pants, poles, helmet*, ski boots/snowboard boots and skis/snowboard are the athlete's responsibility.
*Australian standard helmets are compulsory AT ALL TIMES.

Transport & Accommodation

Own arrangements must be made and a car pool system arranged amongst team members can be a great idea. Accommodation, transport, food, lifts and lessons are provided for all camp participants.

Arrival on Race Day

Arrive at least 40 minutes prior to course inspection time. Please contact your team manager prior to race day to organise bib collection.

Poor Weather

All races will be on at all times and changes will be posted regularly at http://nsw.interschools.org.au or by liking NSW Interschool Snowsports on facebook. 

Venues

All camps are held through the Jindabyne Sport and Recreation Centre and activities are on snow at Perisher.

  • Sydney Regional Championships – Perisher  2016
  • NSW State Championships – Thredbo 2016
  • National Championships – Perisher 2016

Training & Camps

Fitness Training is compulsory and begins Week 1 of Term 2. To be eligible for a PLC senior pocket, attendance at one session per week is essential.
Snow Sports Camps: Development Camps are open to beginners and experienced skiers and boarders.

  • Years 5 and 6:  22 – 27 June 2016
  • Years 7 – 11: 29 June – 4 July 2016

Absenteeism

If unable to attend or make training, a note of explanation must be given to your sports coordinator prior to absenteeism.

Cost

$180 for Term 2 and Term 3.
This amount will be billed to students’ school fees account.
There are additional costs for:

  • Race entries
  • Registration
  • Camp Fees
  • Lessons

Season passes can be ordered online now but should include the Ski Tube.  Go to: www.perisher.com.au