Students' Council: Winter Sports Games 2014 Coming Soon! (31)
For the third year in a row, all students are welcomed to participate in the biggest event of winter- The Winter Sports Games! If you want to spend one Sunday in February skiing or snowboarding, then on 9th February you have to be in Žagarkalns!
A special buss will be provided, so you can get to Žagarkalns and it will return you back to Riga, as well. The departure is intended to be at 9:30 a.m. from Riga Technical University’s main building in Kaļķu Street 1 (Old town). And the departure from Žagarkalns, is planned to be at 17:45. Of course, those who wish, they are most welcomed to go to the event with their own vehicles of choice, it is even possible to take family and friends with you.
The event will begin with a classic race in dual slalom. Parallel to this sport, throughout the day, there will be other activities, such as team and individual ones, where all the interested ones will be given the chance to go and show their skills at running up the hill, throwing Frisbee, etc. It will be possible to registrate for the activities on the day of the event. This year, there is going to be a unordinary race, as well, so all interested ones are most welcomed to participate in it and show the most unusual run-off.
If during the day there is a moment when your fingers and throat are in need for a warm drink, all the participants are welcomed to sip some warm tea in the leisure tent provided by the organizers of the event.
Events day plan:
9:30 a.m. Departure from Kaļķu Street 1
11:30 a.m. Arrival
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Registration
12:30 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. Opening and warming-up
13:00 p.m. – 15:30 p.m. Dual slalom
13:30 p.m. – 15:30 p.m. Through snowball to Red Bull
15:30 p.m. – 15:45 p.m. Dinosaur run up to the hill
13:30 p.m. – 15:30 p.m. Frisbee
15:45 p.m. – 16:30 p.m. Tug of war with skis
16:45 p.m. – 17:00 p.m. Unordinary race
17:10 p.m. – Award ceremony
17:45 p.m. – Returning to Riga
The ticket prices are from 9 EUR. Price might change depending on what you will need to participate in this event: 5h for the chair lift (elevated passenger ropeway) price – 9 EUR / 6.33 Ls, the equipment rental price 8 EUR / 5.62 Ls. Bus ticket in both directions will cost 4 EUR.