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RMN JNQ#4 and RMISA CU Invitational hosted by Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club- Classic Mass Start

January 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm MST

University of Colorado Invitational-Spencer J. Nelson Memorial                 

RMISA Regional + RMNJNQ Ski Races 2020                                   

HOST:   University of Colorado + Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club                       

LOCATION: Steamboat Springs, Colorado ~ Howelsen Nordic Trails

DATES:      January 18th + 19th 2020                       

EVENTS:    January 18th 🡪   Men’s 10k Interval Freestyle/ Women’s 5k Interval Freestyle + Junior Distances                 

10km for U18/U20 M and F

5km for U16 M and F

3km for U12/U14 M and F

1km for U8/U10 M and F


                    January 19th 🡪   Women’s 15k Mass Start Classic/ Men’s 20k Mass Start Classic + Junior Distances

START TIMES:  9:00 AM both days~ 15 second interval starts on 1/18 for all races/Mass Starts on 1/19 for all                                                    

  *Official Training🡪 Friday 1/17/2020🡪 1:00-3:00pm      Open race course both days

ENTRIES:                         RMISA/RMN and FIS/USSA rules apply                                       

Send entries via email to aburkholder@sswsc.org  using the attached entry template 

ENTRY DEADLINE:        Monday, January 13th, 2020 at 9:00pm    


ENTRY FEES:                 R.M.I.S.A.  🡪    $300.00 per gender (up to seven athletes per team, for each race) 

                                         Individuals  🡪    $35 per individual 

                                         RMN  🡪 U16/18/20- $35 per race, U12/U14- $25 per race, U8/U10- $10 per race

              Entry fees due after the TC Meeting on Friday 1/17/2020

              Payment by cash or check is preferred



SEEDING:           FIS then USSA points


LICENSES:                      USSA / FIS Sanctioned Event 


T.C. MEETING:               January 17th, 2020, 5:30pm, Olympian Hall, Howelsen Lodge




Bib Pick Up:          7:30am-9:00am Olympian Hall- Saturday + Sunday



OFFICIALS:                     FIS TD –                    Dr. Al Pokorny        

               FIS Ass. TD –              David Stewart                                                      

  Chief of Race –           Nick Rose 

  Chief of Course –       David Zink

  Race Secretary-         Amy Burkholder

  Timing-                       Race Rite

  Medical Director-       Matt Newman




Monday, January 13th, 2020

  • College/Club/Independent entries to:    aburkholder@sswsc.org
  • All entries must be received before 9:00 PM on 1/13/2020


Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

  • Published Entry List at 5:00 PM
  • Wax Call made and emailed out before 5:00 PM


Thursday, January 16th, 2020

  • All scratches due to: aburkholder@sswsc.org

 By 5:00 PM so we can create accurate invoices and start lists before the TCM. Any scratches made after 5:00 PM    will be charged full race entry fees.


Friday, January 17th, 2020

  • Official training from 1:00-3:00 PM (no foot traffic)
  • Team Captains Meeting 5:30 PM Olympian Hall- Howelsen Lodge


Saturday, January 18th, 2020 Individual Start Freestyle 5/10k (9:00 AM Start)

        Olympian Hall is not available for us on Saturday. Please use Howelsen Fireplace Room


Sunday, December 19th, 2020 Mass Start Classic 5/10/15/20k (9:00 AM Start)

        Olympian Hall is available for athletes.


$50/ lost or unreturned bib

$75/ lost or unreturned racing chip


Waivers: Electronic-Links below   Please complete both waivers. Completed waivers due with entries 1/13


City waiverhttps://waiver.smartwaiver.com/w/5a8230298f4dc/web/

SSWSC waiverhttps://waiver.smartwaiver.com/e/6MTRuJpNpgUYGDeD4UJWKV/


Trail Passes- Required for non-race days for athletes. Available at the SSWSC Office, second floor Howelsen Lodge (9:00-5:00). Required for family and friends, if skiing.


Parking: Howelsen Rodeo Grounds- spill over for team vans only= west side of Ice Rink Parking Lot 


Power:  Space for wax tents and 110v power located between the parking lot and the Finish Pen


Food:    Available at the Howelsen Concession Stand 


Awards: Rodeo Arena


RMN Glide Wax Protocol– A glide wax call will be made for both race days by the host club, Wednesday afternoon from these options: Swix LF5, Swix LF6, and Swix HF8





January 19
8:00 am - 5:00 pm