4th Inter-Chamber Ski Race

Jan. 26, 2019 09:30 - 17:45


  • Online bookings are closed for this event.

The British Chamber of Commerce in Japan is delighted to be part of the 4th annual Inter-Chamber Ski Race in 2019 at Happo-One, Hakuba, Nagano, on January 26.

The Inter-Chamber Ski Race is intended as a fun event for members of foreign business chambers in Japan, their friends, Japanese or foreign business partners and family. Children and senior family members are welcome! The race will be a "best of two runs", so get your skis ready and hit the slopes of Hakuba!

About the Ski Race:

– event location, Happo-One, Hakuba, Nagano, http://www.happo-one.jp/english/
– snowboarders also welcome to join
– participants allowed two runs, with the better time counting
– finishing around lunch time on Saturday to have afternoon open for skiing
– registration for the race is done by the Hakuba tourism agency
– evening party following the event with great food and raffle prizes
– evening party venue, Hakuba Tokyu Hotel, 1F Grand Hall
– support from the local ski school and tourism office in setting up the race

Race day: January 26th (Saturday), we recommend staying from Friday 25th to Sunday 27th

Race start will be 9.30am, registration and pick-up of numbers starts at 8.30am
Evening/Award Party will start at 6.00pm

Participation Fee:
Race: JPY 2,500 per adult, JPY 1,250 for minors under 20
Award Party: JPY 5,500 for participants over 12yo, JPY 2,500 for children up to 12 years, free for children under 3yo

Registration procedure:

Austrian Business Council (ABC) will organise all registrations
Please visit their website HERE to book


Hotel bookings:

Please book your own hotel! We have gathered a list of hotels in Hakuba. Please find HERE for the Hotellist.
Due to an upturn in the ski industry and interest from tourists, the weekends are usually well booked. Therefore, please book early!

Transport to the location:

Please choose your own modes of transport. The following public transport are working well in our experience:

Shinkansen to Nagano Station, then switch to Highway Bus, approx. 2 ½ to 3 hours
Highway buses from Nagano station depart every hour. Take the East Exit at Nagano station and get on Hakuba bound buses at bus stop no. 6.
The Bus stop in Happo-one, Hakuba, is about 5min walk to the hotel

Super Azusa Chuo limited express train directly to Hakuba station, approx. 4 hours
After arrival at Hakuba station you best take a taxi to your hotel or ask the hotel how to go there (approx. 10min by car)

Highway Bus from Shinjuku to Happo-one, approx. 4,5 hours
Cost conscious solution with approx. JPY 9,000 go and return

Ski equipment:

If you have no ski equipment, no worries! There are plenty of rental shops in Hakuba. We recommend the Head Sports Station ( http://head-sportsstation.jp/hakuba/)

We are looking forward to your participation!

Please note, if you have friends who would like to promote this event in other organizations, please forward the flyer. The event is intended as an event open beyond chamber members.

This event will also be welcoming members of the following:
Australian and New Zealand, Canadian, Danish, German, Netherlands and Spanish chambers, as well as the ABC and the Japan-Austria Society.

Venue Information

Happo-One, Hakuba, Nagano
Access Map

Access Map

Payment Options:

  • No Need To Pay

Member Cost: ¥0

Non-Members Cost: ¥0