There are 4 levels of events having different value in points. You can dowload the complete 2011 FWQ point system here. Beware, the point system is different between each gender and categories.
15th to 20th: La Clusaz Radikal Mountain in La Clusaz France – Ski + Snowboard
3rd to 7th: Bigmountain Hochfügen in Hochfügen Austria – Ski + Snowboard
25th to March 1st: North Am Freeskiing Championships by Swatch in Kirkwood, California, USA – Ski Only
3rd to 6th: Salomon Extreme Freeride Championship in Taos, New Mexico, USA – Ski
5th to 9th: The North face Masters of Snowboarding by Swatch in Kirkwood, California, USA – Snowboard only
11th to 15th: Nendaz Freeride in Nendaz, Switzerland – Ski + Snowboard
25th to May 1st: Röldal Freeride in Röldal Norway – Ski + Snowboard
14th to 18th: Röldal Freeride Challenge in Röldal Norway – Ski + Snowboard
17th to 19th: Scandinavian Big Mountain Championships in Riksgränsen, Sweden – Ski + Snowboard
10th to 15th: The Northface Bigmountain New Zealand Freeski Open in The Remarkables and Treblecone, New Zealand – Ski + Snowboard
07th to 12th: Export 33 Xtreme Whakapapa at Mt Ruapehu, New Zealand – Ski + Snowboard
20th to 23rd: CGC JASNA Adrenalin in Jasna, Slovakia – Ski + Snowboard
27th to 31st: Stimorol Engadinsnow in Engadin St. Moritz, Switzerland – Ski + Snowboard (TBC)
17th to 21st: Nissan Mystic Experience at Monte Rosa, Italia – Ski + Snowboard
23rd to 27th: El Dorado Freeride in Arcalis at Vallnord Andorra/Spain – Ski + Snowboard
3rd to 6th: Salomon Extreme Freeride Championship in Taos, New Mexico, USA – Snowboard
23rd to 27th: Czech Open in Lenzerheide, Switzerland – Ski + Snowboard
25th to 29th: K2 Bigmountain Chill Series Craigieburn & Mt Olympus New Zealand – Ski + Snowboard
22nd to 25th: The North Face Masters of Snowboarding in Snowbird, Utah, USA (Snowboard only)
9th to 12th: The North Face Masters of Snowboarding at Crystal Mt, Washigton, USA (Snowboard only)
10th to 16th: Alpindustria Cup Dombai 2011 in Dombai, Russia – Ski + Snowboard
19th to 21st: T-Bar Free-Session powered by DaKine in Morgins, Switzerland – Ski + Snowboard
3rd to 6th: Freeride Battle in Kanin, Slovenia – Ski + Snowboard
10th to 16th: Snowweek 2011 in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia – Ski + Snowboard
20th to 27th: Alpindustria Cup – Elbrus 2011 in Elbrus, Russia – Ski + Snowboard
26th to 30th: Ride the Rock in La Tania, France – Ski + Snowboard
26th to 28th: First track freeride St-Luc Chandolin in Chandolin, Switzerland – Ski + Snowboard
31st to April 3rd: Czech Ride in Lenzerheide, Switzerland – Ski + Snowboard (TBC)
17th to 20th: Sogndal Freeride in Sogndal, Norway – Ski + Snowboard
10th to 13th: Voss Freeride in Voss, Norway – Ski + Snowboard (TBC)
17th to 20th: Kick the Vik eco freeride contest in Oberalppass, Switzerland – Ski + Snowboard
23rd to 27th: Hemsedal Freeride in Hemsedal, Norway – Ski + Snowboard
The riders who are eligible for the FWT 11 will be personally invited to participate by e-mail.
The distribution of wild cards on FWQ events is an exclusive right of each individual FWQ organizer. Priority will be given to local talent and winners of sister Open events in the distribution of these.
What type of insurance do I need ?
What is the minimum age required to compete in a FWQ event ?
Who should I ask if I did not understand the above explanations ?
All FWQ riders have to address their questions to the organizers of the FWQ events they are willing to participate in.