The Delancey British Alpine Championships, the most significant date on the British Alpine ski racing calendar, will return to world class resort Meribel in France for the 11th year from 30 March to 11 April 2014, less than a month after the conclusion of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.
Supported by Delancey for the 4th year, … the Senior and Junior Championships take place from 30 March to 7 April followed by the Under 16 and Under 14 Championships from 8 April to 11 April and will feature the best of British Alpine skiers,Â as well as in the senior competition, some of the top World Cup Alpine athletes. All races are open to FIS registered national and international athletes and will include a big contingent from the British Combined Services.Â
Dave Edwards, CEO of governing body British Ski and Snowboard said: â€œThe continued support of Delancey as the major sponsor of British Alpine Skiing and of the British Alpine Championships reiterates their commitment to British sport.
â€œThe Delancey British Alpine Championships continues to be the biggest event on the British Alpine skiing calendar. By confirming Meribel as our chosen resort for the Championships, we believe we are returning to one of the best ski resorts in the world and are proud to work with Meribel who will host the Alpine World Cup in 2015.â€
Speaking on behalf of Delancey, and as President of British Ski and Snowboard, Sir John Ritblat comments:â€œWe are delighted to once again sponsor the prestigious British National Alpine Ski Championships, particularly at such an exciting time, as our talented athletes prepare to compete against the world at their very own Winter Olympics in Sochi – a unique global event which will take place in front of hundreds of millions of viewers worldwide.
Having also signed up as the principle sponsor of the Alpine Ski Team this year, we hope our funding not only enables another extraordinary Championships, but will help support funds for training, travel and equipment, ultimately ensuring our Winter Olympians are well represented and bring home more medals than ever before.â€
For more information about eligibility and entry to the Delancey British Alpine Championships visit www.teambss.org.uk