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England's best mogul skiers head to Yorkshire this weekend for the nation's Indoor Championships. It's the first of three English National contests coming up at the same venue.

The Indoor Championships will take place at their new home of Snozone in Castleford.

Competitors will tackle the purpose-built moguls course and show off their skills at the contest on Saturday. 

The National competition is the first of three taking place at Snozone over the next few months.   

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The English Slopestyle Championships will be held there on Saturday June 17th when hundreds of young skiers and snowboarders will compete on the kickers and rails. 

English Indoor Slopestyle ChampionshipsEnglish Indoor Slopestyle Championships - photo David Allen

And on Saturday 29th July, the English Ski/Snowboard Cross Championships take place.  The event attracts a big and talented field of youngsters for some serious indoor racing.  

English Indoor Ski Cross Championships 2016English Indoor Ski Cross Championships 2016 - photo Gareth Vogan

Ian Findlay, Talent Lead at Snowsport England said they were looking forward to getting competition underway at their new home in Castleford. 

"We are delighted that we are able to run an English Indoor Mogul Championships, and have the experts to build an impressive moguls course," he said.  

"We are then expecting big numbers of young competitors for both the Slopestyle and the Ski/Snowboard Cross Champs later in the spring."  

The English Indoor Championships not only allow young athletes at the top of their sport to challenge for the English titles, they also provide a foundation for skiers and snowboarders new to competition to gain event experience and advance their snowsports career.   

English Indoor SBX Championships 2016English Indoor SBX Championships 2016 - photo Gareth Vogan

Entry to both the English Slopestyle and Ski/Snowboard Cross Championships are now open. 

Competitors can enter using the Snowsport England Entry system.

If the athletes are members of Snowsport England, then they can use their Snowsport England Registration Number (also referred to as a BASS or BARTS number) to enter. 

Non-registered athletes can also enter by following the same link, filling in their contact information and creating an account.  

Entries close on 15th June for Slopestyle and 27th July for Ski/Snowboard Cross.

For information about each event, follow the relevant Facebook pages for announcements, reminders and photos of the event:

Ski & Snowboard Cross

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