Ski & Snowboard Club Vail NRL Info Dec 13 & 14, 2014

 Ski & Snowboard Club Vail

USSA National Ranking List (NRL) Race

Maloit Park Minturn, Colorado

Information December 13 & 14, 2014

Dec 11, 2014 EDITION

Schedule of Events:

Tuesday December 9, 2014

  1. 7pm Deadline for Entries due to Mike Elliott. Email (  Call 970 769-8655 for questions.
  2. Any entries received after 7pm are subject to a $10 late fee per athlete per race.

Thursday December 11, 2014

  1. Entry lists for both the Interval Start and Mass Start Races sent out for verification and will be posted on Four Corners Timing Web Site.

Friday December 12, 2014

  1. 1pm Courses Open for Inspection. Courses closes at
  2. No Trail Fees for racers or coaches. Parents and/or spectators — we accept donations for trail fees only.  There are two donation boxes located on the trail.  Feel free to help out!

Saturday December 13, 2014 — Interval Start Freestyle Technique 5km

  1. 9am – 10:45am Final Registration and Bib Pick-up in Lobby Vail Ski and Snowboard Academy (VSSA) School. No Late Entries Accepted Race Day.
  2. 11am Start of Freestyle Race.

Order of Start for Qualifying Races:  15 Second Interval           

  • SR/U20/U18/U16 Males 5km                 11am
  • SR/U20/U18/U16 Females 5km             11:40am
  • U14/U12 Males 3km                                   12:15pm       These Start Times are Subject to Change
  • U14/U12 Females 3km                               12:40pm                                           
  • U10/U8 Males and Females 1km            1pm

Sunday December 14, 2014 — Classic Technique Mass Start By Class

  1. 9am – 9:45am Final Registration and Bib Pick-up in Lobby VSSA School. No Late Entries Accepted.  Course open to all coaches with proper race bibs.  Parents and spectators — please consider a donation for the grooming.
  2. 10am Start of Classic Race.

Order of Start                                                                                                                                                                                      

  • SR/U18/U20 Males                 10km           10am
  • SR/U18/U20/U16 Females    5km             10:35am   These Times are Subject to Change
  • U16 Males                                    5km             11am
  • U14/U12 Males                          3km              11:25pm
  • U14/U12 Females                      3km              11:45pm
  • U10/U8 Males                            1km              12:05pm
  • U10/U8 Females                       1km               12:07p


  1. Waiver and Release of Liability: Every competitor must have a signed SSCV Waiver and Release of Liability and signed USSA Waiver and Release of Liability.
  2. Racing Bibs: Ski Racers will use the same bib for both races.  $60 fee will be charged for missing or damaged bibs.
  3. Bathrooms: Located within 50 meters of the Start/Finish as well as the locker rooms with the VSSA School.
  4. Waxing: Waxing will be outside.  Power is available in at least two locations from the VSSA School and two from the EVCF building located just west of the school.
    1. RMN Waxing Protocol HF waxes only. No Pure Fluorinated Waxes Please.
  5. Parking: Both lots will be available.  Team vans will be allowed to park in the back of the VSSA School closer to the race Start/Finish.  Parents and spectators please park in the VSSA School lot.  Parking attendants will be available to assist with the parking.
  6. Entry Fees Per Race:

U16 and Older $35. 

U14 & U12 $25. 

U10 & U8 $10

  1. Payment: Checks payable to SSCV (Ski and Snowboard Club Vail).  Please pay for both races at registration.
  2. Late Entries or Changes: $10 fee for any additions or changes after 7pm on Tuesday December 9, 2014.  Late entries and changes will be accepted until 6pm Friday December 12, 2014.  There will be no race day entries accepted.  Lost or damaged race bibs will be subject to a $60 fee.
  3. Seeding For Saturday’s Interval Start Race: U16 and Older seeding will be done directly off the USSA NRL points list, then Rocky Mountain Nordic Final Points List from 2013/2014, then random draw.  U14 and younger seeding will be random draw.
  4. Seeding for Sunday’s Distance Race: Same procedure.  U16 and Younger will be based off of Saturday’s results.
  5. Timing both days: Four Corners Timing.
  6. Organizing Committee:

Chief of Competition                        Mike Elliott

Chief of Course                                  Dan Weiland

Technical Delegate                           Toni Geer

Assistant Technical Delegate        Tom Scrimgeour

Race Secretary                                   Carmen Weiland

Race Administrator                           Euginnia Manseau and Brittney Ziebell

Chief of Stadium                               Caleb Krueger/CB Bechtel

Chief of Timing                                  Four Corners Timing

Chief of Start                                     Grant Herzog

Assistant Chief of Start                    Christian Kloser

Chief of Medical                                Dr. Gordon Hardenbergh