Tirol provides unforgettable opportunities to yell yourself hoarse by cheering for your favourites. Pair these great sports events with Tirol’s top-notch sports venues, lodging and dining—not to mention the country’s awesome natural beauty and its welcoming sports culture, backed by sports-mad locals.
Kitzbühel, January 21 - 27, 2019
Kitzbühel’s iconic Hahnenkamm Mountain (the name translates to "Rooster’s Comb") is home to the world’s most notorious, dangerous, blood-curdling downhill racecourse for men, called the "Streif" (or the "Stripe"). Downhill races for men have been held here since 1931. In addition to offering a line of sight to the most challenging and decisive sections of the Streif, the finish area is also one massive party that regularly pulls in upwards of 50,000 spectators. Come see all the action and athleticism from the world’s best male ski racers with the Super-G on Friday, the Downhill on Saturday and the Slalom on Ganslernhang Course on Sunday.
Sölden, October 25 - 27, 2019
Since the year 2000, Sölden’s Rettenbach Glacier has been playing host to the annual FIS World Cup Season Kickoff with a women’s & men’s giant slalom. Rettenbach Glacier high above Sölden—with one of the steepest pitches on the tour—is one of the select few on the World Cup circuit to hold both the ladies’ and men’s events. A festival atmosphere surrounds the on-mountain venue and spectators near and far are invited to enjoy prime viewing of the finish line! The most creative fan club will be awarded by the organization team.
Hochfilzen, December 13 - 15, 2019
Biathlon, the winter sport that combines cross country skiing and rifle shooting, is especially popular in the resort of Hochfilzen. In December 2018, the world’s best athletes in the sport of biathlon will once again compete for their chance at glory at the Biathlon World Cup competitions at the new Biathlon Center in Hochfilzen, which has hosted the 2017 Biathlon Worlds. Come on to the Hochfilzen Biathlon Center for some shooting and high speed cross country ski action during the BMW IBU Biathlon World Cup!
Innsbruck, January 3 - 4, 2019
For more than 60 years the legendary Four Hills Tournament has held one of its four events at Innsbruck's Bergisel ski jumping stadium. The competition, which always takes place just after New Year, is the highlight of the year for the world's best ski jumpers as they soar through the skies above the regional capital. The current hill record is held by an Austrian, Michael Hayböck, who jumped 138 metres in 2015. Will 2019 see this record broken?
Innsbruck-Igls, January 14 – 20, 2019
In January 2019, the world’s best athletes in the sport of bobsleigh & skeleton will be sliding into Igls for action-packed World Cup competition on the Olympic Bobsleigh Run. Scheduled events include women’s & men’s skeleton races, 2-man bobsled races and 4-man bobsled races. Four video boards will provide top-to-bottom coverage for spectators.
Fieberbrunn, February 23 - 28, 2019
Fieberbrunn is the only tour stop in Austria and Germany on the Freeride World Tour. Watch in amazement as skiers and snowboarders ride down from the summit of Wildseeloder mountain, overcoming gradients of up to 70 degrees. The best viewing for the event is the grand stand on opposite Lärchfilzkogel Mountain. The grand stand is made of snow and this is the place where great off snow action is guaranteed. This is sure to be an event you don’t want to miss!
Lienz, December 28-29, 2019
Skiing history has been written in Lienz for more than half a century. Since 1997 the largest town in East Tirol has hosted the FIS Women's Alpine Ski World Cup every two years. Day one is always the giant slalom, followed by a slalom on day two. The finish area at the foot of the Hochstein mountain is just a few minutes' walk from the town centre.
Neustift, November 21-23, 2019
The FIS Freeski World Cup stop on the Stubai Glacier has established itself in just a few years as a firm favourite in the event calendar. Around 100 skiers from many countries gather at the end of the Stubai Valley to compete in the Stubai Zoo park in a quest for valuable FIS points. The impressive line-up always includes several Olympic medallists. Once the competition is done there is plenty of time for après-ski at the after-party in Neustift.
Seefeld, January 31 - February 2, 2020
Every January the Olympic Region Seefeld welcomes the world's best Nordic Combined athletes for three days of competition. The Olympic ski jumping hill and the cross-country trails around Seefeld host the FIS Nordic Combined World Cup and the Nordic Combined Triple. Competitions include several ski jumping events as well as cross-country races over 5, 10 and 15 kilometres. The Casino Arena in the heart of the resort is the best place to follow all the action.