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Events Calendar

Upcoming events:

All Season

5 July - 31 August

Salomon Quest Mountain Challenge

Whether you'd rather take it easy and cruise around as a family or ride the runs solo, it doesn't matter. Hold on to your passport and bring it with you to Hotham time and time again and discover more terrain than ever before. Anyone can participate in this free, fun program so get there and explore the mountain!

July 2014

28 July - 1 August

Women's Week (Ski and Board) presented by

Fine tune your technique at the 2014 Women's Week from 28 July - 1 August. 5 day and 3 day (28-30th July) options available. Ski or snowboard with like-minded ladies and receive tips from our best female instructors. Optional sessions on women's equipment, ski alignment and tuning, Pilates, plus a massage at the White Spa.

More information on the 2014 Women's Ski and Board Week presented by

30 July - 1 August


Come and enjoy the spectacular action of some of the world's best! Cheer on your favourite Olympians as they battle it out in training on Wednesday July 30th followed by two days of racing against other locals and internationals in the 2014 FIS ANC Ski-X championships. Location: Hotham's Rider-Cross course.

For more information call the Events department at 57594456 Click here for registrtaion

31 July

Peking Duk

Tix available from Swindlers on 03 5759 3436.

August 2014

2 & 3 August

Australian Biathlon Championships

The Australian Biathlon Championships are the second of two Selection Weekends for Australian Biathlon. Saturday's event is an Individual (Distance) race, with Sunday's event being a Sprint race.

Cost for participants $35/$25. A late fee applies for registrations made after Sunday 27 July.
All bookings close at 5pm on Friday 1 August. Spectators are free!

Daily Program - to be confirmed closer to the time:

  • Bib collection - 8:00am - 8:30am
  • Competitor briefing - 8:40am Whiskey Flat Shelter
  • Zeroing - 8:50am - 9:40am
  • Race start - 9:50am*
  • Medal presentation - 12:30pm Whiskey Flat Shelter

*Depending on numbers, we expect two race starts today and tomorrow, in which case the following groups and start times will apply:

  • 9:50am - age classes where athletes are permitted to carry rifles
  • 10:50am - other classes, including Sports and laser classes.

Volunteers are required to run these events. All participants should attend PERSONALLY for bib collection and competitor briefing. We rely on the parents of youth athletes to volunteer for both the 9:50 am and 10:50 am races.

Whiskey Flat will be available for training up until 3.00pm 1 August.

2 August

Retro Day for Ski Patrol/Medical Centre

Dig out your best retro ski suit and don the neon colours for Retro Day! Please donate a small amount to help our dedicated Ski Patrol and on-mountain Medical Centre.

5 - 7 August

RAAF Games

See the Navy; Army and RAAF battle it out on the slopes for on-snow supremacy in Slalom, Giant Slalom and Snowboard Cross disciplines.

7 August

Bliss N Eso Perform Live!

Aussie hip hop big guns Bliss n Eso play live at Swindlers, Mt Hotham on the back of their Circus under the Stars world tour.

Tix available from Swindlers on 03 5759 3436.

9 August

ALCP Hot-Ham Banked Slalom

The Legendary Hot-Ham Banked Slalom Event is back for 2014! This Snowboard only event is set to challenge riders as they race against the clock down Gun Barrel for the best time. Register on line at

Click here for Adult Registration

Click here for child registration

Or Register for the whole series

Click here to register an Adult for the series

Click here to register a Child for the series

9 August

ALCP Hot-Ham Hammer Bumps Event

A new addition to the ALCP Series Menu - The Hot-Ham Hammer Bumps Event is a skiers only event set to challenge all riders! Location TBC.

Click here for child registration

Click here for Adult registration

Or register for the whole series at

Click here to register a Child for the series

Click here to register an Adult for the series

9 August

Mum's the Word Rail Jam

The 4th Annual Mum's the Word Rail Jam is back this year on the the of 9th of August. This is a well loved event that brings a whole bunch of prizes, freebies and good times to the Basin Rail Park and Swindlers.

9 - 10 August

Salomon and Atomic Demo Days

Try out the latest skis for 2014. The teams from Salomon and Atomic are running Demo Days at Hotham. Come and say hello, test the latest gear and join the team afterwards at Zirky's Premium Equipment Hire for a drink and ask any questions about specific skis you might have. If you buy a pair of skis that day, you also get a free ski-bag!

Try out the latest skis for 2014 (and some 2015 models). TheSKImag and Australia's leading ski brands, are running a Demo Days at Hotham. - See more at:
9 - 10 August

Sled Dog Challenge

Located in the picturesque village of Dinner Plain, 350 sled dogs will race for the top prize in the Advance Sled Dog Challenge. This is Australia's only snow-based sled dog race and is not one to be missed!

9 August 2014

Volunteer Ski Patrol - 8th Annual Big Gig Fund-Raising Event

Help our Mount Hotham Volunteer Ski Patrollers continue the great work!

Gold Coin Entry

Join us for the 8th Annual Big Gig where The Love Bomb perform live at 9:30pm followed by DJ Mermaid 11pm downstairs at the Genny until late.

Date: August 9th 2014

Venue: The Genneral Store

Auction starts at 8:30pm - Items for Auction: Rossignol Skis - MHSC 2014 Season Lift Pass - MHRMB 2014 Season Resort Entry - HothamBus 2014 Season Travel - Bolle Goggles - Patagonia, Quiksilver and Icebreaker gear and various vouchers, from food to on mountain services.

10 August

ALCP Beer Battered Rider Cross

Another main in Hotham's A la Carte in the Park series. Compete in a qualifying run follwed by heats of 2 for the junior and grommet catagories and heats of 4 for open mens and ladies riders.

Click here to register an Adult

Click here to register an Child

Or Register for the whole series

Adult Click here to register an adult for the series

Child Click here to register a child for the series

12 - 15 August

FIS ANC Australian SBX Festival

Watch the pros compete in the FIS ANC Australian SBX Festival all week. Hotham's SBX course is built to International standards. The week's schedule starts with training on Tuesday August 12th followed by 2 FIS ANC races Wednesday and Thursday with Friday as a weather day. Budding SBX athletes can also join some of our countries and the worlds best riders in the SSA Futures SBX camp held Monday & Tuesday Ausgust 11th & 12th. For details please contact the Hotham events office on or +61 (0)3 5759 4456.

14 August

Thundamentals supported by Remi!

Event and ticket details - coming soon!

16 August

ALCP Cow Hide Free Ride

ALCP's next main course being served is a new addition to the menu, the Cow Hide Free Ride Event - Location: TBA.

Click Here for Child Registrtaion

Click Here for Adult Registrtaion

17 August

Chicks with Stix - Mt Hotham Throwdown

Registration for the Chicks with Stix Mt Hotham Throwdown is now open.  

To register your interest, fill out out the form on the Chicks with Stix website.

More details to come soon.

19 - 21 August

Police Games

Hotham is very excited to welcome the Police Winter Games back to Hotham for 2014. Come and watch as Australian police, past and present, team up and hit the slopes for some friendly competition on the snow!

21- 26 August

Frosty Fruits Gay Ski Week

Hotham hosts the Frosty Fruits Ski Trip with plenty of groomed fun both on and off the slopes.

For more information visit the Points of Difference website.

21 August

Stonefield supported by White Summer Perform LIVE at Swindlers

Stonefield supported by White Summer are playing LIVE at Swindlers.

More information on tickets - Coming soon

25th-29th Aug

FIS ANC Alpine Race Series

The last of the FIS ANC races for Hotham this season include 2days of GS racing starting August 25th followed by 2 days of SL racing starting on the 27th. The international races will be held on Snake Gully race course. Get out early to check out international and local FIS racers competing for the Austalian New Zealand Cup title.

28 August

Pete Murray Performs LIVE

Event and ticket details - coming soon!

Ash Grunwald live @ Swindlers

After a playing a life-changing run of shows in iconic venues across America with his old friend Xavier Rudd, Ash Grunwald was nominated for 'Best International' act for the LA Music Critic Awards, and will play at Swindlers for the Hotham crowd tonight.

Tickets $23.50 from Swindlers 03 5759 3436.


30 August 2014

Burton Girls Go Ride

We're pleased to announce that the Burton Girls Ride Days are back for another year.

With a great response last year and an added location, the 2nd annual Burton Girls Ride days bring together the women's snowboarding community for a day of women specific demos, activities and laps with female pro riders.

To register and receive all the information, girls must email their name and the location they'd like to attend to

For more information, click HERE

September 2014

4 September

Kingswood supported by White Summer Perform LIVE!

Event and ticket details - coming soon!

6 - 13 September

Learn to Ski and Snowboard Week

Can't Ski or Board' Doesn't matter! This is the week to learn a new sport and show of to your friends! Hit the slopes for a week of exciting activities where you can hone your snowsports skills with our team of dedicated ski instructors, then brush up on your mountain knowledge after you speak to our snowmaking and grooming experts. Accommodation and lift pass deals are on offer this week so stay tuned to find out more!

7 September

ALCP Spring Sessions Sorbert Slopestyle

The 2014 A La Carte in the Park series will come to an end with the final course, Spring Sessions Sorbet Slope Style at the Summit Terrain Park

Adult Click here to register an Adult

Child Click here to register a child


13 - 14 September

Spring Cup Skiing and Golf Weekend

The 2014 Hotham Spring Cup will test your skills both on the slopes and on the green as individuals or teams of three take on Hotham's Sun Run on Saturday 13 and the Bright Country Club on Sunday 14 September. Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to celebrate the beginning of Spring!