The National Schools Snowsports Association (NSSA) has announced the first Schools Open races for the 2021/22 academic year, taking place throughout September.

Two indoor races have been organised – The National Schools Open – North at Chill Factore, Manchester on 20th September and The National Schools Open – Southat The Snow Centre, Hemel on 27th September.

Entry is open to both senior and junior school teams or individuals and membership is not required for entry. School teams can span several age groups.


The races are suitable for new racers, with training available the evening preceding each event.

Prizes will be presented in age groups and team prizes to the best male, female and mixed teams in Junior and Senior sections.

Both the South and North races are endorsed by Snowsport England as selection events for the National Schools Squad 2021/22.

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