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2019/2020 TOWN CHALLENGE RACE SCHEDULE

DECEMBER 4 - Info Session & Kickoff Event | Lululemon Steamboat Springs

DECEMBER 18 - Thunderhead Assault | Individual Race | Steamboat Resort

JANUARY 15 - Vertigo Craze | Individual Race | Steamboat Resort

FEBRUARY 26 - Howelsen Circuit | Circuit Race | Howelsen Hill Ski Area

MARCH 11 - Daze Field Blowout | Individual Race | Steamboat Resort

MARCH 26 - Sunset Happy Hour Hustle | Vertical Race | Steamboat Resort

RACE DIVISIONS & PRIZE CATEGORIES

DIVISION OVERVIEWS

PRO/OPEN

  • Open to any racer 15 years of age and older

  • Participants 15 to 17 years of age must have a parent or legal guardian signature to participate

  • Open to 'heavy metal' racers (split board, AT skis, telemark skis, and skis over 100 mm underfoot) 

  • Strict 1 hour 50 minute course cutoff time (all racers must be off the course by 8 PM)

  • Racers in this division can expect:

    • Multiple climbs, boot packs and descents (approximately 3,000 ft to 3,500 ft of vertical ascent)

    • Off-piste ascents and descents w/ kick turns and moderately technical boot packs and varied terrain​​

SPORT

  • Open to any racer 15 years of age and older

  • Participants 15 to 17 years of age must have a parent or legal guardian signature to participate

  • Open to 'heavy metal' racers (split board, AT skis, telemark skis, and skis over 100 mm underfoot)

  • Strict 2 hour course cutoff time (all racers must be off the course by 8 PM)

  • Racers in this division can expect:

    • Approximately 2 climbs and 1 boot pack (approximately 2,000 ft of vertical ascent)​

    • A course that mostly sticks to groomed runs for descents, cat tracks and some off-piste climbs with minimal or no kick turns needed

JUNIOR

  • Open to any racer 10 to 17 years of age

  • All participants in the division must have a parent or legal guardian signature to participate

  • Open to 'heavy metal' racers (split board, AT skis, telemark skis, and skis over 100 mm underfoot)

  • Strict 1 hour 40 minute cutoff time (all racers must be off the course by 8 PM)

  • Racers in this division can expect:

    • Approximately 1 climb with 1 short boot pack (approximately 1,000 ft of vertical ascent)​

    • A course that sticks to groomed runs or directly next to groomed runs for both the ascent and descent

    • A "sweep" volunteer that will follow the JUNIOR division participants along the course and a "transition" volunteer that is available to assist in the transition area and make sure all racers descend safely

    • The option to have a parent/adult accompany the JUNIOR participant during the race

SERIES AWARDS/POINTS: 

 

OVERVIEW

  • Series awards will be given at the send of the season. There will not be individual prizes awarded after each race.

  • In order for a racer to be eligible for series awards, they must have competed in at least 3 of the 5 series races.

  • Only 4 of the 5 races will count for a racer's season total. If a racer competes in all 5 races, the lowest scoring race will be dropped from the cumulative season total. In the event a race is cancelled, one race time will still be thrown out.

  • If a racer changes divisions during the season, they will not carry any earned points with them to the new division for cumulative season totals. 

PRO/OPEN

  • Male | 1st, 2nd, 3rd 

  • Female | 1st, 2nd, 3rd 

SPORT

  • Male | 1st, 2nd, 3rd

  • Female | 1st, 2nd, 3rd

JUNIOR

  • Male 10-14 | 1st, 2nd, 3rd

  • Female 10-14 | 1st, 2nd, 3rd

  • Male 15-17 | 1st, 2nd, 3rd

  • Female 15-17 | 1st, 2nd, 3rd 

See OFFICIAL RACE SERIES RULES for additional details on the series points system. 

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