Niseko Winter ProAm Shootout 20/21

Get ready for some epic displays of skiing, snowboarding and photography prowess in this Winter's Niseko Shootout ProAm competition.

This Winter, entrance fees are waived, so we'll hopefully see more amateur teams competing for the prize!

Two person photographer and athlete teams will compete over a 4-day window in January 2021. Each team will submit just one shot which will be judged in two categories – Judges Choice and Public Vote. Each winner shares from a cash prize pool of ¥200,000!

This year, world-renowned riders and photographers are joining as guest judges, including Eric Pollard, Torah Bright, Taro Tamai, Tsutomu Nakata & Matias Fredrickson just to name a few.

Contest Timeline:

  • Registration is open from now until January 5th@11:59pm
  • Contest will run from January 7th@12:00am - January 10th,@11:59pm day and night
  • Shots will be posted from January 15th(~10am) - January 18th (11:59pm)
  • Contest winners will be announced on January 20th, 2021 at the Award Ceremony.


  • ProAM Judges' Choice Winners: ¥120,000 
  • ProAM Public Vote Winners: ¥80,000

Teams are rolling in so make sure to claim your spot in the comp before time runs out! Registration ends January 5th@11:59pm.

To register, entrants must fill out the ProAM registration form.

Full details and terms/conditions for the competition can be found here.

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