Grouse Mountain Tyee Ski Club - Great People, Great Racers since 1929

Club Event Details

U10 (13 under) SkiX @ Whistler 023-1718
Racing
Whistler
Sat Mar 3rd, 2018 - Sun Mar 4th, 2018
Fri Feb 23rd, 2018
coach expenses [$20.00]
U10
Signup Closed.
Please direct inquiries to the contact person as per below.

13 under skiCross @ Whistler - 3 - 4 March 2018

Registration deadline: Friday, 23 February 2018

Age categories: Under 13 = U10 (upon talking to the Head coach),  (age is calculated as of Dec 31, 2017

Recreational competitions open to participants 9-13 years (born in 2004-2008). 

The Whistler Blackcomb Ski and Snowboard Cross events are recreational competitions open to all ages. Amateur skiers and boarders will compete in different age and discipline divisions on the Nintendo Terrain Park Snowcross course.

Please note: the Snowcross events are 2 day events - competitors MUST participate on both days.

Places are limited in each category. Pre-registration is strongly recommended.
This is a parent arranged event, meaning that all transport, accommodation, meals, lift tickets and event registration are to be done on your own.

Eligibility: All Grouse Tyee U10
Meeting time: at Base II of Blackcomb Gondola  at 8 am (See 'B' on map below. Parking is free in Lot 6)
Pick up: at 3 pm at Base II of Blackcomb Gondola
Registration: TWOFOLD: FIRST !!!! with Whistler Blackcomb Guest Relations (race entry) to secure a spot and ONLY THEN also on our website (for covering coaches expenses)

Cost: 20$ (expenses for coaches) PLUS entry fee to be paid to Whistler Blackcomb, see below

"Please keep in mind that once registered the only option to cancel the registration is by communicating directly with the event organizer (admin@grousetyee.com) BEFORE the registration deadline. Not paying for the event will NOT automatically cancel the registration."

Waiver: Bring a filled out and signed waiver in the morning to be found HERE

 


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For those who do not participate, regular training is taking place on Grouse Mountain as well.

Awards: If you would like to attend awards with your kids: Awards party at TBA  with video playback, draw prizes and awards starting Sunday at TBA pm. All competitors eligible for great prizes.. Participants must be at the awards in order to win prizes.

SkiCross is a 2 day event!! - competitors MUST participate on both days. Day 1 - training and timed seeding run; day 2 - training and cross competition (4 competitors at the same time) racing in an elimination rounds format. All around, there will be plenty of runs on the terrain course and if you advance through the rounds, you will have lots of race runs. Bring GS skis and remember that speed suits are not allowed. However, you should wear the most aerodynamic pants, sweater/jacket that you have.

Registration

EARLY registration is strongly recommended as places are limited in each category.
Prior to event day, registration is through all Whistler Blackcomb Guest Relations and Ski School Sales locations (Blackcomb Daylodge, Whistler Village Gondola, Carleton Lodge) or by calling the Reservation Centre at 1.800.766.0449.
Check out the Whistler Blackcomb website for more info HERE


Entry Fee to be paid to Whistler Blackcomb

  • $45 per day   for pre-registered competitors.
  • Low price packages with 2 day Lift Access Passes are available with advance registration only. Check with Guest Relations for pricing when registering.

We do not recommend registering on race day because in the last couple of years all the places are filled up prior to the race. More details can be found here: http://www.whistlerblackcomb.com/todo/events/mountain/snowcross.htm

In addition, you must also register online with TYEE here, so we know how many Tyee coaches to bring to Whistler. The cost for Tyee coaches travel expenses for the 2 days is $20.


If you have any questions about, please feel free to speak with your parent coordinators, head coaches or the program director.