BMW IBSF World Championships Bob + Skeleton Whistler

World Cup WhistlerPresented by: Conceptum Sport Logistics

Whistler Sliding Centre
February 25 - March 10, 2019

Whistler to host 2019 BMW IBSF Bobsleigh and Skeleton World Championships

The fastest athletes on ice will slide into the Whistler Sliding Centre track when Canada hosts the 2019 BMW IBSF World Championships, February 25 – March 10.

The world’s top bobsleigh and skeleton athletes will blast down the 16-corner icy chute that twists and turns down Blackcomb Mountain. More than 250 athletes representing over 35 countries will battle it out for the title of King and Queen of bobsleigh and skeleton in the most prestigious bobsleigh and skeleton event in a non-Olympic year.   

The action-packed event will feature nightly entertainment, local food options, beer gardens and other amazing activities for the whole family to enjoy!

Be trackside to check out these athletes who will reach speeds up to 150km/hour will sliding down the high-banked corners of the world renowned Whistler Sliding Centre.


Location Map


Event Schedule


March 1

17:00     2-Man Bobsleigh (Heat #1)
18:30     2-Man Bobsleigh (Heat #2)

March 2

11:30     Women's Bobsleigh (Heat #1)
13:00     Women's Bobsleigh (Heat #2)
17:00     2-Man Bobsleigh (Heat #3)
18:30     2-Man Bobsleigh (Heat #4)

March 3

11:30     Women's Bobsleigh (Heat #3)
13:00     Women's Bobsleigh (Heat #4)
16:00     Bobsleigh & Skeleton Team Event


March 7

09:00     Men's Skeleton (Heat #1)
10:45     Men's Skeleton (Heat #2)
12:30     Women's Skeleton (Heat #1)
14:00     Women's Skeleton (Heat #2)

March 8

09:00     Men's Skeleton (Heat #3)
10:45     Men's Skeleton (Heat #4)
12:30     Women's Skeleton (Heat #3)
14:00     Women's Skeleton (Heat #4)
17:00     4-Man Bobsleigh (Heat #1)
18:30     4-Man Bobsleigh (Heat #2)

March 9

17:00     4-Man Bobsleigh (Heat #1)
18:30     4-Man Bobsleigh (Heat #2)

Ticket & Accommodation Info

We have a number of great ticket options to allow you and your family to experience this, possibly, once in a lifetime opportunity. 

Purchase tickets or Book Accommodation for your World Championship visit online, or call 1-800-944-7853 to purchase by phone.

We have a limited number of VIP Experiences available on World Championship race days which will include:

- Access to our 2 VIP Areas at Whistler Sliding Centre

- Complimentary food, beverage and snacks being served in those areas only (does not include food and beverage in spectator tent)

- Use of VIP Shuttle that runs between main VIP lounge and upper VIP viewing area (this does not include transportation from whistler village to WSL)

For VIP Package details, please email with subject line WM VIP PACKAGES.

Getting to and from the Whistler Sliding Centre

There is NO parking available on site at the Whistler Sliding Centre. To get to the Whistler Sliding Centre, spectators can take the Excalibur Gondola (free to use without ski/snowboard equipment, closes daily at 6:30PM) to mid station and continue from there on foot (10-minute walk). NOTE: Races on March 1st, 2nd, 8th & 9th  end AFTER the gondola is closed. Spectator shuttles to get from Whistler Sliding Centre to Whistler Village will be running from outside of corner 16 to the Bus Loop near the bottom of the Excalibur Gondola. 

The Whistler Sliding Centre can also be accessed via the BC Transit bus system to Staff Housing – Route 7, followed by a short walk to the venue.

Parking lots 7 and 8 are available for free parking (upon availability only). Please note that at this time of year, these lots are very until 5pm daily. We therefore encourage spectators to make use of the Excalibur Gondola and BC Transit options.

Become a Volunteer

We're looking for track officials and event support.  If you are interested please fill out our volunteer form.

Media Accreditation

All media applying for accreditation for the 2019 BMW IBSF Bobsleigh & Skeleton World Championships must do so by contacting Chris Dornan at in advance of the event.  Accredited media can pick up accreditation in the Media Centre at the Whistler Sliding Centre during the World Championships.


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