About Us

The Snowsports Association of Ireland (formerly known as the Ski Association of Ireland) was formed in 1971 to promote the development of the growing sport of Skiing in Ireland and affiliated to the International Governing Body of the sport, namely Federation Internationale De Ski (FIS) and subsequently the Olympic movement through the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI).The Snowsports Association of Ireland has been affiliated to the Federation Internationale De Ski for more than twenty years and the Olympic Council of Ireland since 1997.

What does the SAI do?

The main object of the Snowsports Association of Ireland is to promote the sport of snowsports and assoicated winter sports.

  • Development of recreational and of National and International competition.
  • Developmnet and promotion of the sport both at Irish national and international level.
  • Make representations to Government Departments, Statutory bodies and other authorities in Ireland and abroad in the furtherance of these objectives.

Upcoming International Events

World Snow Day - Janaury 2017

Trofeu Borrufa Andorra (Childrens International Races)  January2017

FIS Alpine World Ski Championships - St. Moritz, Switzerland - 12 to 19th February 2017

FIS Nordic World Championships - Lahti, Finland  22nd February to 5th March 2017

FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships - Are, Sweden - March 2017

FIS World Freestyle Chamionships - Sierra Nevada, Spain - March 2017





Latest News & Events

FIS Alpine World Ski Championships - St. Moritz

Monday, 20 February 2017

A team of 5 skiers and support personnel competed in the World Alpine Ski Championships in St. Moritz on 12th - 19th February. More information - see "Events"


© 2017 Snowsports Association of Ireland
  • Clifton House, Fitzwilliam Street Lower, Dublin 2 
  • Phone: +353 1 6615200
  • Fax:
  • Email: info@snowsports.ie


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