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JUNE

29 June Fire­works at Hotham Watch as the win­ter night ski lights up dur­ing the high­est fire­works dis­play in Aus­tralia. Fire­works shows are held at Hotham’s Sum­mit Ski Run. Best view­ing from near the Sum­mit Trainer or across the road near Zirky’s and Hotham Cen­tral.

29 June - 5 July Hotham Snow­board­ers Inc School Hol­i­day Pro­gram 1

The school hol­i­day pro­grams are de­signed to de­velop all round freestyle race and moun­tain snow­board­ing skills. Rid­ers will have the op­por­tu­nity to com­pete in the Aus­tralian Ju­nior Se­ries, Vic­to­rian In­ter­schools, In­ter­school Na­tion­als, the A la Carte in the Park Se­ries, Hotham SBX Fes­ti­val and more. Cost: $795

http://hotham­snow­board­ers.com.au/

JULY

3 July Harry the Snow­dragon’s Birth­day Head on down to the Big D to cel­e­brate Harry the Snow­dragon’s birth­day. There will be a FREE live show, party games and a birth­day cake.

6 July Bread and But­ters Rail Jam To wel­come the snow and the open­ing of the Basin Rail Park, Hotham is host­ing a rail jam to get you into full swing for the A la Carte in the Park se­ries set to launch this sea­son. Pre- reg­is­tra­tion at Board­box or Guest Ser­vices in Hotham Cen­tral.

6 July - 12 July Hotham Snow­board­ers Inc. School Hol­i­day Pro­gram 2 The school hol­i­day pro­grams are de­signed to de­velop all round freestyle race and moun­tain snow­board­ing skills. Rid­ers will have the op­por­tu­nity to com­pete in the Aus­tralian Ju­nior Se­ries, Vic­to­rian In­ter­schools, In­ter­school Na­tion­als, the A la Carte in the Park Se­ries, Hotham SBX Fes­ti­val and more. Cost: $795

8 July - 13 July Park Rangers Squad The chance for 7-14 year olds to ben­e­fit from 6 hours in­struc­tion each day fo­cused on Hotham’s nat­u­ral ter­rain. Spend time in the park and on the bumps. In­cludes two video ses­sions and lunch for $811 (lift ticket ad­di­tional). Open to ad­vanced skiers and rid­ers.

13 July Cheese and Crack­ered Rail Jam Hotham’s park crew are gear­ing up for the sec­ond en­tree to our A la Carte in the Park Se­ries for 2013 with the Cheese & Crack­ered Rail Jam! Come and watch as the crew show off their skills. If you’re keen to join in, reg­is­ter at Board­box or Guest Ser­vices in Hotham Cen­tral.

13 July - 14 July Cruz the Blues and Con­quer the Blacks Spend the July school hol­i­days ex­plor­ing the moun­tain with our Cruz the Blues pass­port event. Take on the moun­tain over three se­lect week­ends. Get your pass­port stamped at the check­points and go in the run­ning to win a mul­ti­tude of weekly prizes plus a grand prize give­away at the end. Open to all ages, this pro­gram is a fun way for groups and fam­i­lies to dis­cover what Hotham Alpine Re­sort has to of­fer - and win! See www.hotham. com.au/pass­port for the lat­est up­dates.

17 July - 18 July Tassie In­ter­schools Com­pe­ti­tion heats up again with the Tas­ma­nian schools com­pet­ing against each other on Hotham’s tough ter­rain. The Tassie In­ter­schools cham­pi­onships take place over two days, with each school bat­tling it out to prove they are the best on the slopes.

20 July - 21 July Mer­lin’s Magic Wand Fundraiser Help raise money by do­nat­ing a small amount to Mer­lin’s Magic Wand - pro­vid­ing mag­i­cal ex­pe­ri­ences to ill, dis­abled, or dis­ad­van­taged chil­dren. www.mer­lins­mag­icwand.org.

20 July - 21 July Sk­iMag Demo Weekend Try be­fore you buy this weekend at the Sk­iMag Demo Weekend. Ma­jor brands will be avail­able to trial at the top of the Vil­lage Chair. Reg­is­ter to test the lat­est mod­els for two days and re­ceive a goodie bag and sub­scrip­tion to the Sk­iMag.

20 July - 21 July Vic­to­rian Biathlon Cham­pi­onships Check out the Vic­to­rian Biathlon Cham­pi­onships at the Whiskey Flat Biathlon Range this weekend. Con­tes­tants rang­ing in age from 12 to 60+ will com­pete in a sprint event on Satur­day and a mass start event on Sun­day to re­veal the 2013 Vic­to­rian biathlon cham­pi­ons! $20 for par­tic­i­pants and free for spec­ta­tors.

26 July - 2 Au­gust Frosty Fruits Gay Ski Week Hotham hosts the Frosty Fruits Ski Trip with plenty of groomed fun both on and off the slopes. New in 2013 are short stay and long stay op­tions. En­joy a quick visit from 25 July - 28 July or make the most of it and stay for the week from 26 July - 2 Au­gust.

27 July Pea Brain Soup Big Air Held at the Big D colos­seum, Pea Brain Soup Big Air gives con­tes­tants from around Aus­tralia the chance to get to­gether and wow the crowd with big air and im­pres­sive jumps. Part of the A la Carte in the Park Se­ries, this event is one not to be missed!

29 July - 2 Au­gust FIS ANC - Gi­ant Slalom Hotham will again be host­ing two in­ter­na­tional Gi­ant Slalom races on the fa­mous Snake Gully show­cas­ing the high­est level of Alpine Ski Rac­ing in the South­ern Hemi­sphere. Come and cheer on our na­tion’s top Alpine rac­ers. Olympians and Na­tional Team ath­letes from 18 coun­tries will com­pete to im­prove their world rank­ing and for the ti­tle of ANC Cham­pion.

29 July - 2 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.

29 July - 2 Au­gust Women’s Week (ski and snow­board) Fine tune your tech­nique at the 2013 Ocean Spray Women’s Week from 29 July - 2 Au­gust. 5 day and 3 day 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.

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