Bansko is in the top 5 ski resorts in the world, which will host the launch of two World Cup for men and women in the 2011/2012 season. The decision was taken during the calendar Conference of the International Ski Federation (FIS) in Portoroz (Slovenia). On her Bansko is preferred to several resorts that want to organize canceled due to devastating earthquake in Japan starts in men. So winter resort and ski center ranks to Val d’Isere (France), Lake Louise (Canada), Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Germany) and Sochi (Russia), which will also host two races of men and women in 2012 giant slalom and slalom for men in Bansko will be on 18-19 February, a week later, there still will be held and downhill and Super Giant slalom for women. Excellent sign to the FIS to Bulgaria is entrusted to Pamporovo host the European Cup slalom for men of 12-13 February 2012 in response amazing world of starting the World Cup for men in 2011 in Bansko, which were observed 200 million viewers worldwide, Bulgaria became an extremely popular tourist destination.
Starts the World Cup and European Cup in Bulgaria in the FIS season 20112/2012: On 11-13.02.2012 – A European Cup men / two slalom / On 18-19.02.2012 – World Cup men / slalom and giant slalom / On 25-26.02.2012 – World Cup women / downhill and super giant slalom /