Video 10 Apr


4Star TTR Slopestyle Contest - 11.15 April  2012
 Ischgl, Austria

20 Snowboard Rookie Teams from all over the world will land tomorrow in Ischgl, Austria, for the 4Star 2012 Protest World Rookie Finals, the most important youth snowboard event of the season where the yearly WSF World Rookie Champions titles will be awarded.

England, France, Canada, Rumania, Italy, Czech Republic, Japan, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Switzerland, Polland, USA, Germany, The Nederland, Slovenia, Austria, Russia, Australia and Andorra are the national team confirmed for the 2012 Protest World Rookie Finals: almost 100 rising stars from all over the world will challenge in Ischgl for a 30.000€ prize money value.  Among the many prizes there will there will be invitations to Onboard Europe and Cooler photoshootings to offer the winners a chance to get their first international picture piblished. Have a look at last year shooting in this video report here

We are exhited to host again this incredible event in Austria" stated Meinhard Trojer, WRT organizer and WSF board of director. “Every year we offer the partecipants a unique program packed of lifestyle activities and we have the honor to see the future stars of snowboarding before they start to shine”.

Follow the 2012 Protest World Rookie Finals online from tomorrow on and : there will be daily updates with stories, pictures and videos.


Prizes for the Protest World Rookie Finals 2012

Filming with Pirate Movie Productions,
Onboard and Cooler photoshooting,
2 Golden tickets to 2012/13 World Rookie Fests
5 tickets to Halfpipe Rookie Fest 2013 in Monte Bondone Italy,
2 Freeride Film Trip to Australia,
Snowboard goodies, Pieps, Tech Riders, CHUCKBUDDiES, Trophies.

Watch the video from last season Protest World Rookie Final 2011 at

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The Protest World Rookie Final 2012 is organized by World Snowboard Federation and the N.ASA, with the support from Protest Boardwear, Ride Snowboards,, Tobis, Gummy, Ischgl, energized by REDBULL, supported by Pieps, Tech Riders and CHUCKBUDDiES. You can follow the Protest World Rookie Final on our international media partners Onboard Snowboarding Magazine, Cooler Magazine,

World Rookie Tour 2012 Calendar
Protest World Rookie Fest - Livigno, Italy - January 14-18, 3Star slopestyle // DONE
Transilvania Rookie Fest - Arena Platos, Romania - January 27-29 - 2Star, slopestyle // DONE
Protest French Fries Rookie Fest - Avoriaz, France
- February 3-5 - 3Star, slopestyle  // DONE
Halfpipe Rookie Fest - Monte Bondone  Trentino, Italy - February 8-11 - 3Star halfpipe // DONE
Canuck Chuck Rookie Fest Canada - Horseshoe Resort - February 24-26 - 3Star, slopestyle // DONE
Ride East Rookie Fest - Splinderuv Mlyn, Czech Republic March 16-18 -  3Star, slopestyle // DONE
West Coast Rookie Fest “Kidwell Classic” – Kirkwood, California, USA, 23.25 March // DONE

Protest World Rookie Finals - Ischgl, Austria - April 11-15 - 4Star, slopestyle
Summer Rookie Camp - Val Senales, Italy-  June 30 - July 14 - Training Camp *
Australia Rookie Fest -  Thredbo, Australia -  August 16-17  - 3Star slopestyle*
South America Rookie Fest - Valle Nevado, Chile - August (date tbd) - 2Star slopestyle*
*= part of the World Rookie Tour 2012.13

If you dream to become a professional snowboarder, then your future starts here at the Rookie Fest!

The World Snowboard Federation (WSF) is the international organisation working exclusively to develop the sport of snowboarding at all levels, including competitions,  Para-Snowboard, judge and shapers education and certification, shapers education and certification, and snowboard activities for riders at every age.  WSF represents a network of National Snowboard Associations (NSAs) who work together at a worldwide level to promote the development of snowboarding. NSA members can find a source of inspiration and support from the WSF for the activities they are conducting within their nation. The WSF can offer ideas, manuals, and initiatives as a result of unifying under one organization with the same goal: progression of snowboarding from the ground upcreates added value for everybody involved in snowboarding on a national level and can offer ideas, manuals, and . initiatives as a result of unifying under one organization with the same goal: progression of snowboarding at all levels. Official website:

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