Q: What happens if the event is cancelled due to COVID?
All participants will receive a full refund if cancelled due to COVID.
Q: I have never raced before, is that a problem?
A: No, not at all! In previous year we had a number of skiers who were trying cross-country skiing for the first time. The purpose of the event is to introduce ski racing to people with a wide variety of skills and experience. Get involved and join!
Q: How should my company select team members?
A: Companies are selecting teams in a variety of ways, including:
  • arranging trial races to select the fastest skiers
  • alternating participation from year to year (the Corporate Cup is intended to be an annual event)
  • selecting employees that have a particular interest in the event seminar content
  • selecting employees that have performed well on a nominated company project
  • drawing names out of a hat!
Q: Can my team participate in just the grand slalom, or just the cross-country (classic), events?
A: No. Teams must participate in both races to be eligible for prizes.
Q: How much does participation cost?
A: Standard price (Banks, Law Firms, Consultancies, etc.) 14,900 NOK (+MVA) per person, Corporates and Start-ups 11,900 (+MVA) per person.
Q: What is included in the participation fee?
A: The participation fee includes:
  • 2 nights accommodation at the Norefjell Five Star Hotel & Spa, in a luxury 3 person suite
  • Participation in the Thursday and Friday seminar program
  • Participation in the skiing racing program (Thursday GS and Friday cross-country))
  • Ski passes for Thursday
  • Entrance to the Apres After-Ski Event on Thursday evening (with complimentary evening tapas)
  • Attendance at the Gala Awards Dinner (including a 3 course dinner, wine and entertainment)
Q: Is it possible to participate and use alternative accommodation?
A: Yes, but unfortunately it is not possible to reduce the price to accommodate this alternative. We encourage all participants to lodge together as a team at the Norefjell Hotel & Spa
Q: I cannot join for the whole event, can I pay less and only join for part?
A: You may join for some or all of the events. However, unfortunately the price is a package and it is not possible to reduce the price for individual arrangements.
Q: How many teams can a company register?
A: There is no limit on the number of teams you may register.
Q: Is the cross country event classic or skating style?
A: The cross country will be a classic style event.
Q: Is it important to register an equal number of male and female teams?
A: Yes. We strongly encourage gender diversity in the selection and registration of teams.
Q: Can my company participate with males and females in the same team?
Yes, but the event is based on gender diversity so we encourage a balance of male and female participation. If you are not able to field a female team it is possible to register a mixed team as part of the male competition.
Q: One of our team members needs to cancel, can I substitute another person?
A: Yes. Please send us an email and request the change by providing the substitute’s details.
Q: What is the dress code for the events?
A: As you will be skiing after the seminars most people will be in relaxed mountain clothes to move to the slopes afterwards and for the Apres Ski event. The Gala dinner on Friday night is black tie.
Q: I have particular dietary requirements for the Gala Awards Dinner, who can I inform?
A: Please inform the hotel when you check in. They will accommodate various dietary needs.
Q: I am not comfortable sharing a suite with the other people in my team, can I book a separate room?
A: Yes. The hotel also offers double rooms for an additional nightly fee. Please send us an email with your request and we will provide cost and payment details.
Q: If the event is cancelled will I get my money back?
A: Norefjell is chosen for its reliable snow conditions in March and normally opens for skiing in November. However, if the event is cancelled for any unforeseen circumstances you will receive a full refund.

Can't find the answer to your question? Please contact us