The Rossignol Demo tour is already in full swing and arrives Dec. 20-21 in Val Badia, Italy and Val Thorens, France.

To kick off its European tour Nov. 7-8, the famous French brand with the rooster for a mascot chose Val Senales Italy. After a whirlwind winter, the tour will come to a close March 6-7, 2010 at Passo Brocon, Italy.

The Rossignol Demo Tour crosses nine countries, hosts 136 events, and spends 270 days on the snow. It's also the occasion to come test Rossignol's new gear for the winter season. At the heart of the test villages, the new skis and boards will be at your disposal. All you'll have to do is hop on the gear and attack your top terrain, be it the park, the piste, or the powder.

The Rossignol Demo Tour spreads across Europe, so no matter where you're holidaying, there will surely be an event somewhere nearby. So as not to miss any of the important dates, here is a condensed list of events at some of Europe's biggest resorts. For the full programme, see the event Web site.

December: 20-21 Val Badia; 20-21 Val Thorens; 22-23 Les Menuires; 27-28 La Clusaz; 27-28 Madonna Di Campiglio.

January: 2-3 Alpe D'huez; 3-4 Andermatt; 9-10 San Martino di Castrozza; 9-10 Sörenberg; 23-24 Grindelwald; 23-24 Valmeinier

February: 6-7 Meiringen Hasliberg; 12 Serre Chevalier; 13-14 Bardonecchia; 13-14 Verbier; 17-18 Livigno; 27-28 San Martino di Castrozza

March: 1 Ax les Thermes; 3 Font Romeu; 5 Pyrenees 2000

Numerous activities will be hosted on-site. At the village, there will even be a photo service available. Have your picture taken, then download your souvenir pic from the event Web site and share with all your jealous friends.

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