Full Metal Contest

Les Menuires from 24th to 31st march 2012

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The Darker Team association and the ski resort of Les Menuires presents the 5th edition of the Full Metal Contest ! Open to everyone, this is the unmissable rendez-vous which combines ski & snowboarding competitions with metal / rock concerts given by famous international groups. Like every year, participants and the public are invited to get out their best rock dressing-up costumes to participate in the explosive ambience of this event. So wax your skis / snowboard, sharpen your nails, don't forget your leather jacket and mittens and come to Les Menuires from 24th to 31st March for the Full Metal Contest.

Line-up

Wednesday 28th March

    14:00 / Freestyle initiation
  • From 14:00 to 16:30 at the Kids Park Preyerand
  • On-site registration (free and open to everybody)

Thursday 29th March

    14:00 / Freestyle initiation
  • From 14:00 to 16:30 at the Kids Park Preyerand
  • On-site registration (free and open to everybody)
    18:00 / Opening evening on La Croisette
  • Demonstration of freestyle motorbiking
  • Concert by Stone The Crow

Friday 30th March

    09:00 / Derby on La Masse
  • Departure at the top of the Lac Noir chairlift
    13:30 / Rendez-vous at the BK Park
  • Barbecue on the freestyle zone
  • Training for the competition
    20:30 / Concerts in the Sports Center
  • Vera Cruz, Crucified Barbara
  • Kvelertak, Dog Eat Dog

Saturday 31st March

    11:00 / Finals of the Full Metal Contest
  • Freestyle skiing competition in the BK Park
  • Prizes to be won

The metal bands

Dog Eat Dog

Dog Eat Dog

Well known American group, Dog Eat Dog has been mixing hardcore, rap and funk around the world since the early 90s with hits such as No fronts, Who's the king and Expect the Unexpected. » dogeatdog.nl

Kvelertak

Kvelertak

Originally from Stavanger in Norway, Kvelertak was formed in 2007. Their first album, of the same name, an improbable mix of Punk and Hardcore-Black-Metal won them two Spellemann Awards. » kvelertak.indierec.net

Crucified Barbara

Crucified Barbara

Already present last year in Les Menuires, these 4 beautiful Swedish girls return to the FMC on the occasion of the release of their new album to give us another dose of hard rock for all to enjoy ! » crucifiedbarbara.com

Vera Cruz

Vera Cruz

Parisian hard-core rock group, who have played with International groups like Cancer Bats, Every time I die and Terror. The evening is likely to be pretty energetic ! » verafuckingcruz.com

Derby La Masse K2

K2

Derby open to everyone, departure in groups of 10, timed event.

2000€ of prize money with the prizes spread over the different categories (ski, snowboard, men, women) including a sponsorship by the protection brand KALI for the season 2012/2013.

  • 08:30
    Race briefing, departure from the La Masse gondola
  • 09:30
    Course inspection
  • 11:00
    First departure, top of the Lac Noir chairlift

Enrolment : send an email to cds[at]clubsportsmenuires.com (replace [at] with @) with family name, first name, sex, date of birth, type of equipment. The 30&euros; enrolment fee is payable on the day at the race briefing. Race reserved for over 16 year olds. For 16 to 18 year olds, written permission to take part in the race given by a their legal guardians, must be provided.

Holiday offers

FMC week from 226 euros / person (1) Short stay from 142 euros / person (2)

(1) 7 nights accommodation in studio 4 persons, 6 days ski pass (Les Menuires / Saint Martin), admission to the concert, access to different events freeride and freestyle. (2) 3 nights accommodation in Studio 4 people, 2 days ski pass (Les Menuires / Saint Martin), admission to the concert, access to different events freeride and freestyle.

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