HKR Kitzbühel

Spectator

information

Merchandise

  • WHERE CAN I BUY MERCHANDISE?

    • Hats, caps, T-shirts and other items from the official Hahnenkamm race fan collection can be ordered at www.kitzsport.at (expected from December 2022). 
    • The official poster for the 83rd Hahnenkamm Races will be available from the Kitzbühel BTV branch (Bank für Tirol und Vorarlberg) and K.S.C. offices from autumn onwards. Proceeds of the sales will be used to support K.S.C.’s up-and-coming young ski talent.
    • Official staff clothing is not for sale. 

Tickets

  • WHERE CAN I GET MY TICKETS?

    • Tickets are only available in advance, there will be no on-site sales. Tickets for the general standing area are available from the online shop. All grandstand, special zone and group tickets are available exclusively from the ticket office at Enable JavaScript to view protected content..
    • All other ticket information can be found here: Ticket Informationen
  • CAN I RETURN MY TICKET?

    • The ticket purchaser can return the ticket up to ten days before the respective race day. To do so, please send an e-mail to Enable JavaScript to view protected content.. The official ticket price will be refunded, minus a 10% handling fee.
    • If a ticket is returned within nine days or less before the race day in question, no refund will be made.
  • WHAT HAPPENS IN THE EVENT OF A PROGRAMME CHANGE/RACE CANCELLATION?

    • If a race is cancelled with longer advance notice, up to 5 days or more before the relevant race day, an automatic refund of the ticket price will be made minus a 10% administration fee.
    • An automatic refund will also be made if spectators are not allowed to attend the event due to Covid-19.
    • The ticket is bound to a specific date and not to the programme. We kindly ask for your understanding in the event of any necessary changes to the programme.
    • We also ask for your understanding that the Hahnenkamm Races are an open-air event. Programme changes, postponement and cancellations are deemed standard event risks.
    • In the event of a race cancellation four days or less before the relevant race day, the ticket price will not be refunded.
  • WILL COVID-19 AFFECT THE HAHNENKAMM RACES?

    • Currently there are no Covid-19 restrictions in Austria. We hope that this will remain the case in the coming winter. We kindly ask for your understanding, should precautionary measures become necessary due to official directives. Any Covid 19 regulations that may be in force on any given day must be complied with.
    • An automatic refund of the ticket price will be made if spectators are not allowed to attend the event due to Covid-19.
  • CAN I BUY A TICKET ON RACE DAY AT SHORT NOTICE?

    • If a race day is not yet sold out, a ticket for the general standing area can be purchased online at any time.
    • There is no possibility to buy tickets on site.

Fan Clubs

  • ARE THERE SPECIAL TICKETS FOR FAN CLUBS?

    • Fan clubs receive special ticket concessions (group ticket).
    • Please send enquiries by e-mail to: Enable JavaScript to view protected content.. We recommend ordering in good time.
  • ARE THERE DESIGNATED FAN SECTORS?

    • Spectators and fan groups at the Hahnenkamm races are free to choose where they observe the races, so there are no designated areas for fan clubs.
  • WHICH RULES APPLY TO FAN BANNERS?

    • There are special camera-compatible places for fan banners, so they are in the field of vision of the TV cameras and photographers. These designated places are located above the finish line on the left side (seen from below). 
    • For safety reasons, especially regarding the racers, we ask you not to attach the poles directly to the fencing.
    • For contractual reasons and to protect the Hahnenkamm sponsors, no third-party advertising (own sponsors) may be placed on the fan banners. Please conceal advertising spaces (logos, lettering, advertising slogans). This will be checked in the access area and on the event grounds. 
  • WHAT ELSE IS IMPORTANT FOR FAN CLUBS?

    • Bringing food or drinks of any kind into the event grounds is prohibited. Compliance with this rule will be checked at the entrances. Numerous stands at the event grounds offer drinks and snacks.

On Site Spectators

  • WHERE AND HOW DO I ACCESS THE EVENT GROUNDS?

    • You need a valid ticket to enter the event grounds. This also applies in the start area and alongside the entire racecourse. All information about purchasing tickets can be found here: Ticket Shop
    • The extensive finish area can be accessed from several sides (coming from the Hahnenkammbahn cable car, as well as from the town centre/Legends Park)
    • You can watch along the Streif on skis or snowboard, for which the Mausefalleboden, Seidlalm and Oberhausberg areas, among others, are particularly suitable. Please note any instructions and/or barriers. You can find more information in the "Watching on Skis” section.
  • WHERE ARE THE BEST PLACES TO WATCH THE RACES?

    • The event grounds at the finish area is the best spot to watch the Hahnenkamm Races, from where spectators have the opportunity to see the final 35 seconds of the race live, as skiers whizz down from the Hausbergkante. Moreover, an extensive entertainment programme in the finish area creates a great atmosphere, where spectators are kept right up to date with all the latest information. Numerous video walls and scoreboards are in place to cover the action along the entire racecourse.
    • “Family Land” has been created specifically for families. It is a cordoned off area with catering services, benches and tables and can be found close to the Downhill grandstand, between the Zielhaus and Rasmushof.
    • The start line and “Mausefalle” are also interesting spectator areas. For the ascent with the Hahnenkammbahn cable car, you will need a single ticket (for pedestrians), available from the Bergbahn AG Kitzbühel Lift Co.  A Hahnenkamm Race ticket is also required.
    • You can watch alongside the Streif on skis or snowboard. You will find more information in the "Watching on Skis” section.
    • It is absolutely necessary to wear winter-proof footwear with a sturdy sole, regardless of where you stand alongside the racecourse and/or finish area. You will find yourself in natural, winter terrain where an element of sure-footedness is required! Applicable warning signs and safety barriers must be observed.
      General Conditions of Admission (GCA)
  • CAN I ATTEND THE RACES AS A WHEELCHAIR USER?

    • We welcome wheelchair users and endeavour to make their stay as pleasant as possible.
    • If you would like to attend the races in a wheelchair, please send an email to Enable JavaScript to view protected content.
  • WHY DO THE VIDEOWALLS CONTINUE TO PLAY FOOTAGE THROUGH THE NIGHT?

    • The video walls must run around the clock to prevent frost damage.
  • ARE THERE ANY SNACK KIOSKS IN THE EVENT AREA?

    • As a rule, bringing any kind of food or beverages to the event grounds is prohibited.
    • Numerous stalls in the event area offer snacks as well as hot and cold drinks. The Red Bull restaurant will also provide you with food and drinks.
    • There is a kiosk especially for families between the Zielhaus/Restaurant Red Bull and Rasmushof.
    • Cash, debit and credit cards are accepted as means of payment.
  • WHERE ARE THE WCs?

    • A total of 300 heated WCs with fresh water and sewage connections are installed throughout the entire event grounds. The WC facilities are permanently serviced. Despite the high number of WCs provided, there may still be queues on occasion, for which we ask for your understanding.
      • WC-Süd (south -near the large video wall, finish area, in front of the commentators' booths) 
      • WC-Ost (east -just below the Downhill grandstand next to the “Lost & Found” facility)
      • WC-Nord (north - (next to the Red Bull restaurant, below the slalom grandstand)
      • WC-West 1 (finish jump, near the MasterCard Lounge)
      • WC-West 2 (finish jump, towards Ganslern)
      • WC-Ganslernbahn (valley station Ganslernbahn cable car)
      • Disabled WC 1 (in the grandstand area)
      • Disabled WC 2 (valley station Ganslernbahn cable car)
      • Grandstand and VIP zone guests will find WC facilities in the grandstand area.
      • Additional WC cabins in the Hof Hohenegg area (slalom)
  • IS THERE MEDICAL ASSISTANCE ON SITE?

    • For medical or health issues, please contact the Red Cross located at the “Ost -east” entrance (just below the Downhill grandstand next to the “Lost & Found” facility).
  • WHAT CAN I DO IF I LOSE SOMETHING?

    • A "Lost & Found" container is located near the VIP marquee (in the direction of the Hahnenkamm lift), just below the Downhill grandstand. Please drop off any lost property there, where you can also enquire after lost items. This stand is staffed from 9.00 to 21.00 hrs on race days.
    • After the races, any non-claimed items of lost property will be handed over to Kitzbühel Lost Property Offices (Fundamt), from where they can be collected. Please contact: Enable JavaScript to view protected content. or call +43 5356 62161.
  • CAN I BRING MY PET?

    • Dogs are not allowed in the special areas (zone and grandstand).
    • Dogs are allowed in the event area (muzzle & leash compulsory!)

Watching on skis & General ski operations

  • CAN I WATCH THE RACE ON SKIS?

    • You can watch alongside the Streif on skis or snowboard. For example, in the Mausefalleboden, Seidlalm and Oberhausberg areas. Please note any instructions and/or barriers.
    • To watch on skis, you will require a lift ticket from Bergbahn AG Kitzbühel and a valid HKR admission ticket.
  • CAN I SKI DURING RACE WEEK IN KITZBÜHEL?

    • Skiing is possible in the entire ski area. You can check out the current status of the slopes and lifts here: kitzski.at
    • The Streif and Ganslern racecourses are closed to the public. The Parallel Streif (No. 21) and Kampen (No. 22) are generally open for public skiing. A valid ticket must be presented on race days in order to use them. Please note that some sections may not be accessible or visible. Furthermore, we advise you to pay attention to warning signs and closures.
    • The Ganslern (A2), Ministreif (A8) and Mocking (A9) lift systems are closed for public skiing. 
    • The Starthaus (A7) and Märchenwald (A6) conveyors are in operation but require presentation of a valid HKR ticket. 
    • The Walde (A3) lift is open for public skiing. A valid HKR ticket must only be shown as soon as you start the downhill run via the Parallel Streif (No. 21).
  • CAN ANYONE USE THE HAHNENKAMMBAHN CABLE CAR?

    • The Hahnenkamm lift is open for use by anyone with a valid ski pass. However, we ask for your patience during the race week as there may be waiting times.
    • We recommend the Fleckalmbahn (A4) as an alternative access to the Kitzbühel/Kirchberg ski area.

Race-related Side Events

  • ARE THERE OTHER EVENTS SURROUNDING THE HAHNENKAMM RACES?

    Friday, 20.1.2023

    18:30 hrs

    Start number allocation for the
    Downhill & award ceremony
    Finish area

    Saturday, 21.1.2023

    14:00 hrs

    KitzCharityTrophy
    Contact: Mario Peter – WWP
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    Rasmusleitn (finish area)

    18:30 hrs

    Start number allocation for the
    Slalom & Downhill award ceremony
    followed by Hahnenkamm fireworks
    Finish area

    21:00 hrs

    KitzRaceParty
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    KitzRaceClub

    Subject to change without notice

  • HOW DO I GAINACCESS TO THE VIP MARQUEE?

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Award ceremonies

  • WHERE AND WHEN DO THE AWARD CEREMONIES TAKE PLACE?

    • The award ceremonies for the races on Friday and Saturday will take place in the finish area after the start number allocation (start: 18:30 hrs).
    • The award ceremony for the Sunday race will take place directly after the race at the finish area.
  • DO I NEED A TICKET FOR THE AWARD CEREMONIES?

    • No ticket is required for the evening award ceremonies on Friday and Saturday.
    • As the award ceremony on Sunday will take place during the race, a valid ticket is required to attend. 

Watching from home

  • WHERE AND WHEN CAN I WATCH THE RACES LIVE ON TV?

    • In Austria, host broadcaster ORF provides extensive reporting from and about Kitzbühel: The races will be televised or reports broadcast in almost all European countries, as well as overseas.
    • A list of TV stations will be published on www.hahnenkamm.com before the first race.
  • WHERE AND WHEN CAN I FOLLOW THE RACES ONLINE?

    • Within Austria, all races are available as a live stream on the ORF-TVthek.
    • All fans outside Europe can watch the Hahnenkamm races live, free of charge and with English commentary by visiting app.skiworldcup.live.

Work with us - Volunteers

  • IS IT POSSIBLE TO WORK AT THE HAHNENKAMM RACES?

    • The Hahnenkamm Race is not a volunteer event. All teams are currently fully staffed, and no positions are open.