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FIS World Cup Prize Money for Season 2007-2008

Thu, Jul  5, 2007 - By FIS

According to the International Competition Rules article 219.1, the FIS Council confirmed the values of prize money for the 2007/2008 FIS World Cup season in its Autumn Meeting held in November 2006. The values will remain the same as for the previous season.

Note: "CHF" indicates Swiss Francs. 1 CHF = about 0.82 US Dollars.

Audi FIS Alpine World Cup events:

  • Minimum cash prize per event: CHF 100'000.— divided between 1 – 10
  • Minimum cash prize for European Cup events: CHF 2'300.— divided between 1 – 10

Viessmann FIS World Cup Cross-Country events:

  • Minimum cash prize for individual events: CHF 40'000.— divided between 1 – 10
  • Minimum cash prize for relay events: CHF 30'000.— divided between 1 – 6

For the FIS Tour de Ski, a special prize money formula continues to apply.

In addition, as a trial, the amount of CHF 2'500.— per competition (CHF 5'000.— per competition day for both ladies and men) shall be paid by the event organizers in an “overall pool” that will be distributed at the FIS World Cup Finals. An example of the prize money calculation for the World Cup awards is shown below:

Season Total CHF 180'000 (Total / gender CHF 90'000; based on 36 events)

1st place 35% 31'500
2nd place 25% 22'500
3rd place 15% 13'500
4th place 10% 9'000
5th place 7% 6'300
6th place 5% 4'500
Rookie of the Year 3% 2'700

e.on Ruhrgas FIS World Cup Ski Jumping events:

  • Minimum cash prize per event: CHF 70'000.— divided between 1 – 10
  • Minimum cash prize per double event: CHF 70'000.— divided between 1-10
  • Minimum cash prize per team event: CHF 70'000.— divided between 1-3
  • Minimum cash prize for Continental Cup events: CHF 1'500.— divided between 1-6

Warsteiner FIS World Cup Nordic Combined events:

  • Minimum cash prize per event: CHF 30'000.— divided between 1 – 10
  • Minimum cash prize per team event: CHF 20'000.— divided between 1 – 6

FIS Freestyle World Cup events:

  • Minimum cash prize per event: 15'000.— divided between 1 – 10

NOKIA Snowboard FIS World Cup events:

  • Minimum cash prize per event: CHF 25'000.— divided between 1 – 10