Introducing FIS World Championship Candidate: Courchevel Méribel

Courchevel Méribel (FRA) is one of two Candidates bidding to host the 2023 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships. Its profile is featured below.

Our slogan: “Together for 2023”; Our promise: “The best of Alpine Skiing for all”.

The French Ski Federation and the linked Olympic ski resorts of Courchevel and Méribel are working together to make the 2023 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships a great sporting and cultural success that will leave a lasting legacy for all skiers.

Courchevel and Méribel’s long tradition of competitive skiing and hosting major international events has given them vast experience in welcoming spectators and VIPs. As a result, they already have the top-quality facilities and expertise needed to stage the prestigious FIS World Championships.

Easily accessible, both resorts are part of the “3 Vallées”, one of the world’s largest ski areas. They offer a wide range of accommodation, with 130,000 beds covering all budget categories. In addition to Olympic competitions, both resorts have already hosted several FIS Ski World Cups.

Courchevel Méribel 2023 will place the athletes at the heart of the event by providing two top-class international competition slopes. To provide ideal racing conditions to,bring out the best in the athletes and show each competition event to its best advantage, these slopes will be prepared meticulously by a team of experienced professionals.

Courchevel Méribel 2023’s aim is to offer the world an outstandingly friendly Event that brings together people from all horizons. As part of this concept we will provide free access to all the competitions and organise a great Alpine Ski Festival.

Courchevel Méribel 2023 will make its slogan come true by showcasing the joys of skiing and the excitement of ski racing, especially to young people.

Given the need to organise an environmentally responsible event, the Courchevel Méribel 2023 Bid Committee has signed a “Charter of Environmentally Responsible Commitments for Organisers of Major Sports Events”, drawn up in conjunction with the WWF.

We hope to welcome you to Courchevel Méribel in 2023 to celebrate the best of Alpine Skiing!

Text courtesy Courchevel Méribel 2023 Bid Committee