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Events Calendar

Hotham Racing and Events

For the 2016 season it is a requirement to have an SSA Snow ID number to enter Hotham races and events.

It's FREE to join and gives you a unique identification number that can be used to track and keep up to date with all of your event participation history.

In addition, this code is intended to link to a new national 'Live Result' portal that is aimed to be rolled out from this winter.

Please follow the instructions on the link below to register for your personal Snow ID.

Upcoming events:

July 2016

30 July 2016

FREE Ski & Snowboard Demo Day

8.30am-12.30pm Saturday 30 July

Try new skis & boards free + get exclusive discounts on the day.  Thanks to Boardbox and OneTree Sports premium equipment centre.

From the top of the village chair

Thursay 28th- Saturday 30th July 2016

Australia Masters Series

Australian Masters Festival 2016


Thursday 28th July- Training

Friday 29th July- Training

Saturday 30th Jult- Giant Slalom & FOC Dual Slalom

Sunday 31st July- Slalom


Click here for more information and registration.

 Download Event Guide



August 2016

Wednesday 3rd- Thursday 4th August 2016

SBX Futures SBX Camp

Here is your opportunity to join some great athletes and train in the best environment possible with the SSA Futures SBX Camp.

Youngsters from all over are welcome to join the camp for the chance to develop their technique and racing skills.

Anyone who is a Rob Kneller youth foundation participant please contact SSA.

Click Here for Registration


Thursday 4th- Sunday 7th August 2016

FIS National Championships & ANC SBX

Watch the Pro's compete for the Championship title on Hotham's Rider X Course, built to national standards and beefed up for the Pro's.

The week's schedule starts with training followed by races. Budding SBX athletes can also join some of Australia's and the World's top riders in the SSA Future SBX Camp held prior to the event.

Click here for Registration



2016 Census

August 9th 2016 is Census Night

Tuesday 9th- Thursday 11th August 2016

RAAF Games

Event registration and details-TBC

12th August - 14th August

Australian National Childrens Series

SSA Childrens Championships.

12th Aug- Giant Slalom

13th Aug- Slalom

14th Aug- Rider X

Click here for registration


13-14 August 2016

Australian Biathlon Australian Championships

Australian Biathlon Championships 2016 - Day 1 of 2 Mount Hotham Biathlon Arena, 3 km east of Mount Hotham Village

Format: Mass Start/Individual (to be confirmed closer to the date)


08:00 - Race office opens

09:00 - Competitor briefing

09:10-09:45 - Zeroing

09:50 - Race start

Race entry for members is available via Webscorer.

Cut off for events is Sunday 7 August 2016. Late entries with an additional late fee may be accepted to 5pm Friday 12 August.

Spectators always welcome, best time to watch is from 9:10 am onwards! It is free to watch, and the Mount Hotham bus stops right at the Arena :)


Mount Hotham Biathlon Arena, 3 km East of Mt Hotham Village

13-14 August 2016

Dinner Plain Sled Dog Challenge

Now in its 23rd year, this annual event showcases the top dogs of Sled Dog racing in Australia and is unique in being the first Australian snow-based race of its kind.

Attracting competitors from all over the country and with growing international attention, the Dinner Plain Sled Dog Challenge is certainly the most celebrated event of the annual Sled Dog racing calendar.
More than 80 Mushers (dog team drivers) and in excess of 350 sled dogs are expected to compete in this year’s event which again features Skijoring, various sprint classes and the spectacular 8 dog team class.

First races start at 9am from Dinner Plain central roundabout.  Go and see a spectacular event!

Friday 12th - Sunday 14th August 2016

SSA Children's

Events registration and details-TBC

Friday 19th- Saturday 20th August 2016

Hotham Banked Slalom- Open Event

The legendary Banked Slalom event is back again for 2016!

As part of the Hotham Freeride Series, this is a Snowboard Only event and is set to challenge riders as they race against the clock for the best time.

Come along and watch guests, locals and instructors fight it out for the Banked Slalom 2016 title. Open to all!!!!

For registration into the Open Event- Click here for Registration.


Friday 19th- Saturday 20th August 2016

Hotham Junior Freeride Series- Banked Slalom

The legendary Banked Slalom event is back again for 2016!

As part of the Hotham Freeride Series, this is a snowboard only event and is set to challenge riders as they race against the clock for the best time.

Come along and watch guests, locals and instructors fight it out for the Banked Slalom 2016 title. Open to all!!!

Click here for registration


Saturday 20th August 2016

Milne Shield

Event registration and details- TBC

Monday 22nd- Friday 26th August 2016

FIS ANC Alpine Races

Event registration and details

25-28 August 2016

Ski Aspen event

Join Ski Aspen Tours for a long weekend of skiing and socialising as a taste of the Ski Aspen experience at Hotham.

This unique event package includes three days of guided skiing and coaching on Hotham’s best terrain with Hotham's best ski pros, great après, camaraderie and Aspen-style fun along with lift passes and accommodation. We're also breaking the rules by hosting a wild Ski Aspen apres party at Joyce Brockhoff Hut on Heavenly Valley.  

If you've heard of Aspen's Cloud 9 then you'll have an idea what to expect. If you haven't, we highly recommend checking it out on Youtube. Expect on-snow action, off-snow antics and everything in between! Bookings are open now and places are limited, so be sure to get in quick.

Visit Ski Aspen Tours

September 2016

Tuesday 30th August- Friday 2nd September 2016


Event registration and details-TBC

Saturday 3rd September 2016

Hotham Club Lodge Race

Event registration and details-TBC

Sunday 4th September 2016

Hotham Junior Freeride Series- Slopestyle

This will be the second last Hotham Junior Freeride Series event for the 2016 season.

The Spring Slopestlye will be held at the Rockstar Summit Terrian Park this September.

Click here for registration


7th September 2016

Camp Quality Fancy Dress Fun Walk

Wednesday 7th September 2016

Mount Hotham Alpine Resort Management Board’s annual Fancy Dress Fun Walk is here again and this year’s theme is “All Colours Olympic.” All donations to the event will go to Camp Quality whose purpose is to create a better life for every child living with cancer in Australia.

We hope that we will see on the day and, if not entered, please feel free to donate at supporting businesses or on the day to one of our tin shakers!

Event registration and details- TBC

Saturday 10th- Sunday 11th September 2016

Hotham Junior Freeride Series- Mountain Freeride

Hotham Junior Freeride Series will come to an end with this final course.

The Mountain Freeride is a junior only event that allows skiers and snowboarders of all abilities to show us their stuff on Canyons run in Heavenly Valley.

Helmets are compulsory.

Click here for registration





Saturday 17th-Sunday 18th September 2016


Events regisration and Details-TBC