The FIS Council has confirmed the calendars for the Audi FIS Ski World Cup season 2012/13 in its meeting on Thursday 31st May 2012 at the FIS Congress in Kangwonland (KOR).
The season will begin as has become a tradition with the Glacier Opening in Sölden (AUT), now scheduled for 27-28th October 2012. The season then continues traditionally with the Slalom Opening in Levi and the North American events including the Speed Opening for both ladies and men. The men's Italian tour in December will see the return of Madonna di Campiglio with a slalom on 18th December 2012 whilst the ladies will be returning to St Anton (AUT) for speed events on 12th-13th January and to Meribel (FRA) for a downhill/super combined weekend on 23rd-24th February 2013. Two City Events are planned in the upcoming season, in Munich (GER) and Moscow (RUS), as are two super combined events for each gender.
The highlight of the 2012/13 season, the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Schladming (AUT), are scheduled from 5th-17th February 2013.
The season finals will be held in Lenzerheide (SUI) from 13th-17th March 2013.