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Inter-Chamber Ski-Race on Jan. 26, 2019, Nagano (Hakuba)

Sat 26 January 2019 09:30 - 21:00
Race: JPY 2,500 per adult, JPY 1,250 for minors under 20

The NCCJ is taking part in the traditional Inter-Chamber Ski Race in 2019! This will also see the participation of the Australian and New Zealand, Swiss, Canadian, Danish, German and Spanish chambers, besides the Austrian Business Coulncil and the Japan-Austria Society.

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!

Date and time: January 26th (Saturday) 2019 , 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
Venue: Nagano (Hakuba)
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
About Ski Race:
– event location, Happo-One, Hakuba, Nagano,
– two runs with the better time counting
– slightly extend the length of track
– start a little bit earlier, finish around lunch time on Saturday to have Saturday afternoon free for skiing
– registration for the race is done by the  Hakuba tourism agency
– evening party with great food and raffle prizes
– evening party venue, Hakuba Tokyu Hotel, 1F Grand Hall
– support by the local ski school and tourism office for setting up the race
Hotel bookings:
Please book your own hotel! We have gathered a list of hotels in Hakuba. Please find HERE for the Hotel list. 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 Tokyu Hotel where the award party is held.
– 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 (
Registration: Please sign up with Austrian Business Council from below link by January 13, 2019