Innsbruck (AUT), February 7th, 2014 – For the fourth edition of the legendary Nine Queens presented by O’Neill, event organizers are excited to announce invitations to Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis for the world’s best female snowboarders to crown a queen of their own. The “Wanna be a Queen” online video contest is now open and gives talented newcomers the chance for a coveted invitation to this one of a kind women’s only event.

From March 9th to 14th, 2014 the very best female snowboarders will unite in Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis to session the perfect playground to showcase their talents. The massive obstacle, built out of 40,000 mÑ of snow by the shapers from Schneestern, is centered around a perfectly sized and shaped kicker integrated into a picturesque fairytale castle. The exclusive feature provides the athletes with many jump and jib options to progress themselves – and the invited media with a perfect background for unique shots. Over the week riders will be accompanied by various filmers, drones and the Flying Bulls helicopter.

With Nine Queens presented by O’Neill finding entrance into the snowboard world, invited pro-riders like Anna Gasser (AUT), Aimee Fuller (UK) and Silje Norendal (NOR) are stoked to be a part of this exceptional event. Nine Queens is not just a contest, but rather a week long session of awesome times, where athletes have the chance to showcase and progress their skills in a stress-free, safe and fun environment while working together with photographers and filmers to produce extraordinary content.

Many elite riders have already confirmed their attendance but the riders list is not yet complete. Motivated snowboard girls can now seize the opportunity and apply for participation in Nine Queens with a video. Do you think you can challenge the queens for the throne? Then take part in the “Wanna be a Queen” online video contest and submit your 2-minute edit by February 26th. Show us your nine best tricks on kickers, quarter pipes, hips, rails or a pipe; the more variety, style and technical skills, the better. All the details can be found on the official event website http://ninequeens.com/b11-wanna-be-a-queens-theonline-video-qualifying-contest/ where you can also view all the submitted edits.

For further info go to the Nine Queens homepage www.ninequeens.com or Facebook.

About Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis:

The winter sports paradise Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis with its three historical villages is located on a sunny high plateau above the Tyrolean Inn Valley, framed by the mighty 3000-metre Samnaun mountains and the Ötztal Alps. Enjoy 450 hectares, 160 metric kilometres/212 skiable kilometres of perfectly groomed runs, guarantee of snow throughout winter and spring – 80 % of the runs can be covered by artificial snow –, 67 lift systems, 116 km of maintained cross-country skiing trails, freeride slopes, numerous terrain parks and the whole gamut of winter fun sports. With the Kinderschneealm childrens’ entertainment centre, the Murmlipark and Berta’s Kinderland, excellent ski schools, all-day childcare, separate children’s restaurants and many other family-friendly attractions one can safely say that Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis has one of the best winter offering for families, and has indeed been commended several times as the most family-friendly resort in the Alps.

For more information go to the website: www.serfaus-fiss-ladis.at