Opening weekend is coming!

Join us for our opening weekend event on June 11th! Enter our “First Run of 2022” banner competition to win!

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Snow Season Opening Weekend

Snow Season Opening Weekend

Join us as we celebrate the launch of the 2022 Snow Season. We’ll be hosting our official opening ceremony, with live music as well as the return of our “First Run of 2022” competition!

Book a toboggan pass, ski lesson or lift pass and make the most of snow season! Mt Baw Baw offers a snow guarantee on the toboggan park and beginner ski and board areas. Book entry in advance for 10% off in 2022!

Saturday 11th June

  • 9.00AM – Enter our First Run of 2022 Competition to win the right to the first lifted ski run of the season! Celebrate our unique annual tradition and ski through out crash through banner footy style.
  • 2.00PM – Frosti Frog Mascot Appearance
  • 11.00AM-2.30PM – Live music on the Village Central deck
  • 11.00AM-2.30PM – Kids face painting and performers
  • Special activities and discounts to be announced on this page or the event page
  • 3.45PM-4.20PM – Welcome to Country, Smoking Ceremony and official ribbon cutting with our friends from GLaWAC
First Run of 2022 Competition
How to win
In 7 words or less, create an inspirational message for the 2022 season and win the First Run of 2022! The most inspiring or creative message as voted by a panel from the Mt Baw Baw administration team will win!
The winner will have their message turned into a crash through banner, on opening weekend Saturday 11th June at 9am you’ll be the first one on the lifts, ski down, and crash through the banner to officially start the ski season!
Competition begins May 10th and closes May 26th. This is not a competition of chance. The winner will be decided based on the content. The competition is open to all ages. We encourage kids to decorate their entry.
How to enter
1 x winner
  • 1 night accommodation for up to 4 people in Frosti Lodge (Private room in shared lodge)
  • Ski passes for up to 4 people for Saturday 12th June
  • Ski hire for 2 x persons from the Village rental store
  • Be the first customer to ride the lifts at Mt Baw Baw 2022!
  • Your design and inspirational message will be printed on a crash through banner for our opening weekend!
Up to 4 x runner ups
  •     Double lift pass to be used between June 13th and 20th, 2022.
  • Each person may submit up to two entries, an entry must include name, phone and/or email address to be valid
  • Children under 15 years will require adult accompaniment
  • Competition closes 11.59pm May 26th, 2022 or earlier at the organisers discretion if unforeseen events impact delivery time of banner
  • Competition winner will be decided and announced via website/social media no later to 5pm Sunday 29th May, 2022
  • Entry must be 7 words or less to be eligible
  • The prize winner will require beginner-intermediate ski or board skills to ride a T-Bar and then ski through the banner. In the event the winner does not have these skills, they may nominate a family member to ride on their behalf. The winner will be required to sign a liability waiver. The nominated family member will not receive any additional prizes or winnings except a ski lift pass for Saturday 12th June
  • Southern Alpine Resort Management Board Staff members, or family of SARMB staff members may enter but are ineligible for the prize winnings. In the event a “message” from staff or family is chosen the prize will be awarded to a second-place getter.
  • A winner under 18 years will require adult accompaniment to the Resort. Children under 15 years will require accompaniment during the “First Run” event.
  • Accommodation may be upgraded by the winner at charge based on price difference subject to availability, however in the event of cancellation the prize cannot be transferred.
  • The prize/s may not be transferred unless as describe above, and may not be refunded or exchange unless as described above.

Deals & specials
Don’t forget to save time by hiring or purchasing chains in advance of the Resort. Chains are a legal requirement and must be carried. Resort entry fees apply.

Book resort entry online and in advance to save 10% in 2022.


Saturday 11th June 2022
9:00 am


Sunday 12th June 2022
5:00 pm

Book Entry in Advance

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