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The great british celebration

 

Prochaine édition:
Du 30 mars au 05 avril 2019

 

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The Great British Celebration, what’s that?

Les Arcs event aimed at putting the spotlight on British culture! During the 4 days of festivities, the whole resort of les Arcs, from the station in Bourg-Saint-Maurice to the top of the Aiguille Rouge, will be decorated in the colors of the British flag.
The event has just one motto: fun, partying and skiing!

 

Participation of Jenny Jones, the first Briton to win an Olympic medal in a snowboard


On the program :

Monday 26 march
Arc 2000 - Place Olympique

From 6pm to 7.30pm : « Le Crunch » : Football tournament
Mulled wine and hot chocolate followed by fireworks.
Sign up at the Arc 2000 Tourist Office between 9 am and 5 pm (>18 years).


Tuesday 27 march
Arc 2000 - Ski area - near the Bulle Café

10am to 4pm :Downhill ski competition


Wednesday 28 march
Arc 1600 - Snowpark

2.30pm : Meeting and picture signing with Jenny Jones, the first Briton to win an Olympic medal in a snowboard.

Arc 1950 - Clock tower square

From 5pm : Tea-time with cakes tasting on a giant plate for nearly 500 persons.
Dj Party with Fred Metral.


Thursday 29 march
Arc 1800 - Mille8 area

From 4.30pm to 6pm : Sledging competition with prize-giving

From 6pm to 7.30pm : "Black of the Wall" Concert - Villards village, Place Haute



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L'envie vous démange de nous rejoindre pour fêter la Grande Bretagne aux Arcs ? Profitez dès maintenant de nos séjours packagés à tarifs préférentiels !

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L'évènement « The Great British Celebration » résumé en un Best-of d'1min30 rien que pour vous !

The Great British Celebration, what’s that?

It’s a brand new made in Les Arcs event aimed at putting the spotlight on British culture! During the 4 days of festivities, the whole resort of les Arcs, from the station in Bourg-Saint-Maurice to the top of the Aiguille Rouge, will be decorated in the colours of the British flag.
The event has just one motto: fun, partying and skiing!

 

On the programme :

Lundi 27 mars
Arc 2000 Ice skating rink - 6 to 7.30pm

« The Crunch » : a crunch bubble foot tournament at the new ice rink in Arc 2000 with mulled wine and hot chocolate on offer.
Sign up à the Arc 2000 Tourist Office between 9am and 5 pm (>18 years).


Mardi 28 mars
Arc 1600 Cachette competition area - 10.30am

Alpine skiing competition on the Cachette competition course.
Sign up à the Arc 1600 Tourist Office before Monday 10am.


Mercredi 29 mars
Arc 1950 - Le Village

From 3.00 p.m., onwards in the Place de l’Horloge : The « Robin Hood Tournament », a contest between 2 teams of a maximum of 6 players armed with bows and arrows with foam balls instead of points. The object: to bring the flag back to base by eliminating your adversaries one by one using the arrows. Each team hit will be eliminated!
*Entries, from the age of 7, in the Tourist Office Chalet in ARC 1950 from midday on Saturday 25/03 to midday on Wednesday 29/3

Prize-giving scheduled for 5.30 p.m. in the Place de l’Horloge

From 6.00 p.m., onwards in the Place de l’Horloge: British Family Party with DJ Fred Metral, A Dance Floor on the snow for all the family with mulled wine, hot chocolate, and toasted marshmallows round the fire-pit. The Village’s pubs and bars will be taking part in Après-Ski events.


 Jeudi 30 mars
Arc 1800 Mille8 area - 5pm to 6.15pm

toboggan competition at Mille8 with prize-giving,
Cheese & Wine,
"Trio Pop" Concert - Villards village, Place Haute from 6.30 to 7.30pm

Menu, happy hour and theme evenings for an atmosphere that is 100% British in les Arcs’ shops and attractions!

If you’re itching to join us in celebrating Great Britain, take advantage now of our package holidays at preferential prices!
  
From 20 % reduction on all accommodation from Pierre & Vacances Premium Arc 1950 Le Village, from 25/03 to 01/04/17 (depending on availability).


Résultats Freeride Week 2016

Ce ne sont pas moins de trois compétitions qui ont eu lieu du 29 janvier au 06 février aux Arcs : 2 compétitions de 2* et une 4* où les participants ont eu de la chance de rider de la neige fraîchement tombée ! Le spectacle était au rendez-vous et nous sommes ravis de vous le faire partager en images !

Sans plus attendre, voici la vidéo des plus beaux runsde cette semaine de compétitions >>

Et les résultats de chacune des compétitions :

Les résultats du 4*

Ski Hommes :
- 1er : Nicolas Salençon
- 2ème : Flo Jaufred
- 3ème : Elias Hendersen

Ski Femmes :
- 1ère : Juliette Willmann, qui enchaine les victoires après sa seconde place à Chamonix et sa première place à Vars.
- 2ème : Stöckel Karin
- 3ème : Stéphanie Cook

Snowboard Hommes :
- 1er : Florian Bouver Fournier
- 2ème : Thomas Feurstein
- 3ème : Chris Charlet qui fait son deuxième podium de l'hiver sur les FWQ après sa victoire à Chamonix.

Snowboard Femmes :
- 1ère : Anna Orlova
- 2ème : Manuela Mandl
- 3ème : Anouck Mouton

Voir la vidéo de la 4* du 05/02

Les résultats des 2*

Ø  2* du 2 février

Ski Hommes :

- 1er : Vassili Bottier
- 2ème : Florian Vauthier
- 3ème : Nikolai Schirmer

Ski Femmes :

- 1ère : Kajsa Larsson
- 2ème : Sophie Martz
- 3ème : Laia Castellarnau Plaza, à nouveau à la troisième place comme à Vars, elle avait aussi remporté l'étape de Chamonix. 

Voir la vidéo de la 2* du 02/02

Ø  2* du 4 février

Ski Hommes :

- 1er : Nicolas Salençon, qui aura donc remporté deux des trois épreuves.
- 2ème : Jules Socié
- 3ème : Hugo Carraz

Ski Femmes :

- 1ère : Caroline Stromberg
- 2ème : Juliette Willmann, à nouveau sur le podium, pour la cinquième fois déjà cet hiver !
- 3ème : Laia Castellarnau Plaza, également abonnée aux podiums, ce qui n'est pas étonnant quand on l'a déjà vue skier... 

Voir la vidéo de la 2* du 04/02

Bravo à tous les participants !



Arc 1950 Freeride Week

From 29 January to 07 February 2016

LThe French Freeride Series which counts towards the famous Freeride World Qualifier (2** and 4****) will be taking place this year over a full week in Arc 1950!

ARC FRENCH FREERIDE JUNIOR – FJT

30 & 31 January 2016

Le Freeride Junior Tour or FJT is aimed at young freeriders between the ages of 14 and 17. In France there will be various 1 to 2** competitions which will be organised to offer all young athletes, novices or experienced, the chance to take part in freeride events and to qualify for the three 3*** European stages of the Freeride Junior Tour organised alongside the stages of the Freeride World Tour.

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ARC 1950 FRENCH FREERIDE WORLD QUALIFIER 2 * - FWQ 2*

01 & 02 February 2016

Le Freeride World Qualifier or FWQ, is made up of about fifty events organised throughout the world. Freeriders can take part in as many 1* to 4* competitions as they like and earn points (plus one star race where points can also be earned). The 3 best results achieved during the season go forward to the final FWQ classification and the best contestants in each region will be selected to take part in the FWT the following year.

Dates to remember:

>Freeride World Qualifier 2* 01 & 02 February 2016 

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>Freeride World Qualifier 2* 03 & 04 February 2016

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>Freeride World Qualifier 4* 05 & 06 February 2016

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A perfect day to come and admire and discover the art of snow riding.  

  



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Freeride Bear Battle

2nd edition

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The French Freeride Series which counts towards the famous Freeride World Qualifier (2**) will take place on 7 and 8 March this year in Arc 1950.


ARC FRENCH FREERIDE 1950 QUALIFIER 2 **, but what is it?

The Arc French Freeride 1950 Qualifier (2**) is the essential round on the winter 2015 freeride skiing circuit because it will enable the best freeriders to win points in the FWQ overall classification for the Freeride Bear Battle which will take place the following day.

Contested as a duel, the second day will see the 32 best riders of the previous day following in the footsteps of the regions bear hunters of old.  At the end of the weekend, a single rider will be crowned as the best «bear hunter » and will be awarded a trophy.

To recapitulate:

Saturday 07 March:

     >Round of the French Freeride Series, or a dream opportunity for every competitor to give their best by making their best runs.

Sunday 08 March:

     >Bear Battle Freeride or the elimination duels!

A perfect day to come and admire and discover the art of snow riding.


A village will be available at the finish for all visitors throughout the weekend with a number of entertainments:
>exhibitions,
>mountain awareness,
>music and food and plenty of other surprises too!

Entries & information: info.fwq.lesarcs@gmail.com


NB: The competition has been moved, for security reasons, and will now take place on the area of Arc 1600, Malgovert!
For those who wish to attend the event, you can get closer to it from the Mont Blanc track.

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