Category List and Entry Information

Resort Awards

  • Resort of the Year
  • Family Resort of the Year
  • Ecological Resort of the Year NEW*

Resort Awards Entry Information: This section of the awards is entered by submission as in the “How to Enter” page. Entries will then be short-listed and assessed by our expert panel of judges.  This category is not subject to a public vote.

Specific Category Information:

“Ecological Resort of the Year”. This category has not been in the World Snow Awards since 2014 due to the long-term nature of many projects. As such entries in this category can cover the period from October 2014 and do not have to focus on the 12 months from the 2016 awards.

“Rest of the World Resort of the Year”. This category is intended to honour those resorts not covered in the geographical areas of Europe and North America.

Travel Awards

  • Best UK Chalet Company in association with ChaletManager
  • Best UK Snow-sports Tour Operator
  • Specialist Travel Agent
  • Best Snow-sports School
  • Travel Innovation Award NEW

Travel Awards Entry Information: This section of the awards is entered by submission as in the “How to Enter” page. Entries into the Specialist Travel Agent category will  be short-listed and assessed by independent experts. Entries into the Travel Innovation Award will be short-listed and assessed by our expert panel of judges. Entries into all other categories will be short-listed before being put to public vote. Entries will be rigorously assessed by the short-list committee to ensure that only a manageable number of entries go forward to public vote. As such please ensure that your entry focuses on developments and initiatives over the last 12 months and how they have benefited the snowsports public.

Retail Awards

  • Best UK Snow-sports Retailer

Retail Awards Entry Information: This section of the awards is entered by submission as in the “How to Enter” page. Entries will be shortlisted before being put to public vote. Please ensure that your entry focuses on developments and initiatives over the last 12 months and how they have benefited the snowsports public.

Clothing and Equipment Awards

  • Best Clothing Manufacturer
  • Best Eye-wear Manufacturer
  • Best Safety Equipment Manufacturer
  • Best Technological Innovation

Clothing and Equipment Awards Entry Information: This section of the awards is entered by submission as in the “How to Enter” page. Entries will then be short-listed and assessed by our expert panel of judges.

Hardware Awards

  • Best Ski
  • Best Women’s Ski
  • Best Ski Manufacturer
  • Best Snowboard
  • Best Women’s Snowboard
  • Best Snowboard Manufacturer

Hardware Awards Entry Information: Entries are not accepted in the hardware categories. Entrants are determined and assessed by the Telegraph testing teams at the SIGB Ski Test in Kuhtai, Austria and the Snowboard Test (Spring Break) in Kaunertal, Austria.

Business Awards

  • Best Snow-sports Start Up NEW
Business Awards Entry Information: This section of the awards is entered by submission as in the “How to Enter” page. Entries will then be short-listed and assessed by our expert panel of judges. This is a new award to honour the most innovative or successful start-up business within the industry. Entries will need to show evidence of innovation, originality and/or commercial success. Entries can focus on a 24 month period from October 2015.

Lifetime Achievement Award

The lifetime achievement award is assessed and awarded by the judging panel and the editorial team at Telegraph Ski and Snowboard. Entries are not accepted for this award.

For any enquiries relating to the World Snow Awards entry process, please email Tim Holmes – tim.holmes@telegraph.co.uk

Entries are now closed.