Main Events in Meribel
Annual & Big Events

British National Ski Championships

Delancy once again sponsor the highlight of the British racing calender in Meribel, the annual British National Ski Championships.  These championships have been held in Meribel for many years.

The competition produces some fierce competition between the top British skiers and can be watched from the Chaudanne area in Meribel. The Championship has in the past included popular British Skiers Alain Baxter, Findlay Mickel, and Chemmy Alcott, all previous winners in Slalom, Downhill and Super G titles. The Seniors’ competition runs until 1 April and is followed by the Childrens' Championships from 2 to 5 April, where events follow a similar pattern to that of the seniors, incorporating the Super G, Giant and Slalom races

Drive des Gourmets Golf Competition

Golf and gastronomy, Mid July

Drive des Goumets Golf Competition is Méribel’s most prestigious golf competition of the year.

This three day event combines golfing on the resort’s mountain course with gourmet wining and dining.

Each day competitors enjoy a four course lunch half way round the 18 holes, and each evening the prize giving is accompanied with champagne and further gastronomic offerings.

Visit the website for more information.

Event: Sports Event

Meribel Golf Course

French Mountain Bike Cup, Meribel

Cross country and Downhill mountain biking

After a summer of competitions, the best French mountain bikers come together in Méribel, to compete for the title of winner of the French Cup downhill (DH), Cross Country (XC) in the cadet categories, juniors and elites. At the same time, the best Trials bikers will compete for the 4th round of the UCI Trials World Cup!

It will take place around the Chaudanne area of resort and promises to be a great spectacle.

Follow the event on Facebook and download the programme, watch the official teaser video on the right of this page or visit the website for more information. 

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Location: Meribel Region

Event: Outdoor Event | Races / Competition | Sports Event

Venue Type: Open Air / Outdoors

International Backgammon Tournament, Meribel

Backgammon competition, December

With over 100 participants from around the wolrd, the Meribel Backgammon competition goes from strength to strength. It's a friendly event with some great prizes and warm hospitality up for grabs! There is a range of competitions, from doubles to speedgammon - all the entry fees are redistributed as prize money. Please visit the website for the full programme of events.

Meribel Air Show

Special Acrobatic Airshow with the Patrouille de France

The Meribel Air Show with Méribel Flying Club promises two days of daredevil aerial stunts from pilots that have featured in the Red Bull Air Race. This year they're celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Aero Club of Meribel. 

On the ground there will be 40 aircraft to come and look at, including modern planes, microlights & helicopters. There will be children's workshops to make kites and gliders, astronomy workshops and tourist flights which you can pay to go on. 

From the 29th July to the 1st August, the celebrations continue with 'The week of Air & Wind' where there will be more workshops, films shown, more astronomy workshops and kite flying.

And the best thing is it's free to come and watch!

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Event: Outdoor Event