Snow Queen (Croatian: Snježna kraljica) is the name of a men's and women's slalom race held as part of the Alpine skiing World Cup. It has taken place on Sljeme-Medvednica (Bear Mountain) since 2005. The race was originally called the "Golden Bear", but later the name was changed in honor of Janica Kostelić whose victories in the sport helped gain the race for the city of Zagreb in Croatia.
The race is held on the red run on Medvednica (Bear Mountain), starting at 985 meters and ending at 785 meters.
 Prize Fund
The prize fund of €165,000 (more than 1.2 million HRK) is the largest on the World Cup circuit, of which the winner takes €60,000.
The race attracts approximately 25,000 spectators making it the largest race in the Alpine skiing World Cup.
The trophy is made out of a crystal crown which has past winners' names imprinted on it. The winner receives a cloak and sits on a throne like a queen\king.
* Snow Queen Trophy which takes place on Medvednica mountaintop Sljeme is the only race in the World Cup that is held in one capital - city of Zagreb.
* Snow Queen Trophy is most visited race in the Alpine skiing World Cup.
* Snow Queen Trophy is race with the largest Prize Fund in the Alpine skiing World Cup.
* On 5 January 2006, Croatia's Janica Kostelić gave one of the best performances in her life during the race. From 7th place on the first run, while missing a pole and glove, she skied to 3rd place on her second run, ahead of Olympic champion Anja Pärson.