ZAGREB, 10 December 2019 – The Croatian capital Zagreb will once again play host to an FIS Ski World Cup event in January.
The world’s top male and female skiers will once again gather in Zagreb for the Audi FIS Ski World Cup “Snow Queen Trophy” 2020, which will take place on 4 and 5 January 2020.
Every year, Sljeme welcomes 150 of the world’s top male and female slalom skiers and more than 400 crew members from around 25 countries on four different continents. Moreover, the races are covered by the media from around the world, with around 500 Croatian and international reporters and photographers regularly accredited for the races.
The 2020 competitions will be traditionally launched by the ladies’ slalom race on Saturday, 4th of January with the first run of the race scheduled for 1 pm, and the second for 4.15 pm. The men’s slalom takes place on Sunday, 5th of January, with the first run taking place at 2.15 pm and the second at 5.40 pm.
Tickets for the ladies’ race are now 30 kuna for adults and 15 kuna for children between 7 and 15 years of age (born between 1st of January 2005 and 31st of December 2012 inclusive). Tickets for the men’s races are priced at 50 kuna for adults and 25 kuna for children between 7 and 15 years of age. A ticket package for both the races is priced at 60 kuna for adults and 30 kuna for children between 7 and 15 years of age. Free entrance is provided for children of up to 7 years of age, for both the races.
The tickets for the ladies’ and men’s slalom races include bus transport from Mihaljevac and from Stubičke Toplice to Sljeme, entertainment programme with DJs performaning, as well as free food and refreshments. Such package makes the Sljeme races one of a kind across the world. Click here for more details.
HŽ Passenger Transport grants 40% discount on return journeys for 1st and 2nd class regular inland trains to all the visitors of the competition, ski lovers and fans. The discount can be used from 3rd of January to the 6th of January 2020 from all stations to the Zagreb Main Station, ie Stubičke Toplice and back for distances greater than 25 km.
The discount is based on the race ticket, and passengers must declare that they are traveling to the race when purchasing a train ticket and show the ticket during ticket control on the train. Also, discounts on these days can also be used by Slovenian citizens for return journeys from the Slovenian Railways Station to the Zagreb Central Station or Stubičke Toplice.
Check out how the World Cup slope in Zagreb is getting ready for the first ski days of the season in the photos below.