The Swiss-Ski Audi Ski Cross Tour, which was brought into being in 2009, forms the central element of national organisation in the ski cross discipline. The tour comprises European Cup, FIS and Open races – a total of ten race days over five weekends in various geographical regions of Switzerland. The FIS and European Cup races are reserved for licensed skiers, while the Open races also admit fun skiers. The Open races have four categories:


Category Age License
Men / Men U21 lic.* 1997-2001 with FIS Freestyle License
Men Open 1996+ without FIS Freestyle License
Men U21 Open 1997-2001 with FIS Freestyle License
Ladies 2001+ with & without FIS Freestyle License

*Men lic. and men U21 lic. are both in the same category at the Open races