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Events for the week of 01/26/2014
USSA Slalom and Giant Slalom Competition
Date: 1/25 - 1/26

Slalom & Giant Slalom competition for licensed USSA racers. U10-U21 and Masters. Registration follows USSA procedures. No registration on race day. 9a.m. Start


Crescent Ski Council Race Series
Date: 1/25 - 1/26   click here for website

Cataloochee Ski Area is proud to be hosting its first race weekend with Crescent Ski Council Race Series on Saturday and Sunday, January 25th and 26th. CSC Racing holds a series of races throughout the southeast every season attracting an average of 150 of the Southeast's best ski racers and their families each weekend. 

PLEASE NOTE these races will necessitate closing Upper Omigosh and Alley Cat on both Saturday and Sunday mornings for racers only. Alley Cat will also be closed Sunday afternoon for NASTAR public racing. ALL OTHER TRAILS WILL BE OPEN AND SKIING.

Please take this opportunity to come out and watch this exciting race and also try your hand at NASTAR. Last year, several Cataloochee skiers qualified to participate in the national NASTAR event, held in Colorado.


GNU/Libtech Shred for the Cup Big Air
Date: 1/26 - 1/26   click here for website

The second event of ATP’s SFTC Series, the Big Air is coming up Sunday, January 26th! Conditions are amazing right now, and a favorable forecast means deep consistent snow, and proper jumps for all ability levels. Look for 3 different takeoff/jump options for beginner, intermediate, and advanced categories – all designed with trickability in mind. The event will take place in the Appal Jam Terrain Park.

Riders can save money by pre-registering before the day of the event. Stop by the Alpine Ski Shop to Pre-Register & Save. A Downloadable Registration form is available HERE. All competitors receive lunch and Shred for the Cup Series T-Shirts in addition to entry into the event.

Remember that points are given out for placement at each SFTC event, and are tallied throughout the season to determine the overall series winners that receive the coveted cups! See the current Points Standings HERE

Registration will be held in the Alpine Ski Shop (Lower level of Lodge) from 9-11:00am. A warm up session will be available for competitors from 10:30 – 11:30 with a rider meeting at 11:45. The event is scheduled to begin at 12 Noon.

Free Event Spectator tickets are available at registration and at the main office for and are required for slope access to watch the event without ski/snowboard equipment.

Tons of prizes are up for grabs in over 20 categories thanks to our event sponsors. GNU & Libtech are the SFTC Big Air Title sponsors, so expect lots of goods from these brands as well as our contributing sponsors.

The Shred for the Cup series has become the benchmark Park competition series in the region, with 3 events held throughout the winter that test Skiers & Snowboarders skills in several park disciplines (Rail Jam, Big Air, & Slopestyle). As always, the Series has categories for all skill levels (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanded) of both Skiers & Snowboarders, as well as a dedicated women’s category in both Ski & Board.


2014 Ober Gatlinburg Race Program
Date: 1/30 - 1/30   click here for website

OG RPM IS AN 8 EVENT OPEN CLASS SKI & SNOWBOARD RACE SERIES HAPPENING EVERY THURSDAY AT 5:30PM STARTING 1/9/14 - 2/27/14!

When

January 30, 2014 

Where

Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort
1339 Ski Mountain Road
Gatlinburg, TN 37738

Contact

Pete Jucker
865-436-5423
petejucker@gmail.com

OG RPm is an 8 event open class Ski & Snowboard Race Series

the best 6 out of 8 count towards the season champions in each division

Happening every Thursday 5:30pm - starting January 9, 2014

the Finals Race on Thursday February 27, 2014 will determine the season champions

Anyone that can ski or ride Mogul Ridge can enter

Divisions:

Ski/Snowboard       –      Male/Female     –     12 + under, 13-17, 18-34, 35-54, 55+

Entry Fees:

Complete Series $75 – entries accepted through 4pm Thursday January 23, 2014

or per event fee $12 – entries accepted until 6:30pm on day of each Race

Helmets & signed Waiver are mandatory

All participants must have a valid Ober Gatlinburg Area Ticket or Season Pass (not included in Entry Fee)

Sign up here: https://secure.jotformpro.com/form/33128448649968


Cataloochee Adult Challenge Cup Race Series
Date: 1/30 - 1/30

Join the Cat Crew on Thursday nights here for the Cataloochee Adult Challenge Cup Race Series. Individuals race against the clock in a NASTAR race setting for the best of two runs. Top challengers in both men’s and womens’ age divisions win cool stuff. You must be 21 years of age or older to participate. Registration begins at 6 and racing begins at 7pm.
 


US Airbag at Snowshoe
Date: 1/31 - 02/02   click here for website

Have you seen that MASSIVE INFLATABLE PILLOW at a Fair or Festival?!

yep - that's US AIRBAG™
 

The US AIRBAG™ is that massive inflatable landing device seen on the news at State Fairs and Music Festivals across the country. Dial in that bag of tricks on a soft landing, then take them to the park. 

Visit US AIRBAG for more info


 


Wintergreen Women's Friday Clinics
Date: 1/31 - 1/31

Women’s Ski & Ride clinics, offered on Fridays from late January through mid-February, are geared for women who want to improve their skiing and riding skills, taught by Wintergreen’s PSIA/AASI female instructors. Sign up for one or all four. The clinics are from 9 am-2 pm. Lunch and instruction is included. Cost: $125 per clinic or $425 for all four. Lift ticket and rental equipment are not included.Call 434-325-8065 for questions and to register.


Wintergreen Family Fun Festival
Date: 1/31 - 02/02   click here for website

Family Fun Festival celebrates families! Join us for events, races and entertainment - all geared for families.

Friday, January 31 

9 am-10 pm Skiing & Riding
9 am – 2 pm Women’s Ski & Ride Clinic
 Meet at the Snowsports School
9:30 pm - 12 am Live Entertainment at The Edge Mercy Creek aggressive folk rock, earthy edgy music  

Saturday, February 1 

9 am-10 pm Skiing & Riding 
9 am – 5:30 pm    XM on the Blue Ridge Terrace
1-3 pm NASTAR,
 ext. 8065 Race against the clock!
4:30-5:30 pm Slopestyle Registration Snowsports School Desk
3-6 pm Apres Ski Firecracker Jam jazz, blues and rockabilly
5:45  pm Slopestyle Riders Meeting Terrain Park (ext. 8065)
6 pm Slopestyle Competition Start It's the second race in the series. Terrain Park (ext. 8065)
9:30 pm – 12 am Live Entertainment at The Edge Mercy Creek aggressive folk rock, earthy edgy music

Sunday, February 2         

9 am-9 pm Skiing & Riding
9 am - 5:30 pm Mixing up the Tunes
 outside the Skyline Rental Shop
1 – 3 pm    NASTAR Eagle Swoop (ext. 8065) Race against the clock! 


College Week at Beech Mountain
Date: 2/1 - 2/08   click here for website

Beech Mountain Resort will once again host their annual College Week from February 1-8. For two weekends, all college students will receive the group rate on tickets by showing a valid and current college ID in the Group Sales office. In order to redeem the college discount, you must have an additional form of identification. Group Sales will also offer discount rates for ice skating rentals during College Week. Join us both weekends for fun-filled events!

  • Weekend Activities Include:
  • Live Music
  • Karaoke
  • Tours & Tastings at Beech Mountain Brewing Co.

Southern Alpine Racing Association Race
Date: 2/1 - 2/02   click here for website

Friday, January, 31 Registration 

6:00pm - 9:00pm SARA Race Registration 
Top of the World (in hallway next to Ski rentals): $35 per race (cash or checks payable to SSTPA)

Lift Tickets
Purchased at Top of the World Rentals: $30 per day Racer, $30 per day Family Members* 

Saturday, February, 1 Slalom Race

7:00am - 8:30am SARA Race Registration 
Top of the World (in hallway next to Ski rentals): $35 per race (cash or checks payable to SSTPA)

Lift Tickets
Purchased at Top of the World Rentals: $30 per day Racer, $30 per day Family Members*

8:00am Coaches Meeting for Saturday’s Race – Top of Widowmaker Slope

8:30am - 9:30am Slalom Course Inspection
Widowmaker Run at Soaring Eagle Chairlift

10:00am Slalom Race 
Widowmaker Run at Soaring Eagle Chairlift

Immediately After Coaches Meeting for Sunday’s Race
Slalom Race Meet at Registration Area at Top of the World Lobby

7:00pm – 9:00pm Slalom Awards Ceremony in the Connection Nightclub

Sunday , February, 2 Giant Slalom Race 

7:00am - 8:30am SARA Race Registration 
Top of the World (in hallway next to Ski rentals): $35 per race (cash or checks payable to SSTPA)

Lift Tickets
Purchased at Top of the World Rentals: $30 per day Racer, $30 per day Family Members*

8:30am - 9:30am Giant Slalom Course Inspection
Widowmaker Run at Soaring Eagle Chairlift

10:00am Giant Slalom Race 
Widowmaker Run at Soaring Eagle Chairlift

One Hour After Giant Slalom Awards Ceremony located in the Connection Nightclub
GS Race 


Wintergreen Slopestyle, Event 2 of 5
Date: 2/1 - 2/01

Join us for the Wintergreen Slopestyle, part of the winter terrain park series, consisting of three Rail Jams and two Slopestyles. Open to skiers and snowboarders of all ages; valid lift ticket required and registration fee of $25. Join us for one or all of five of our events. Prizes will be awarded for individual events as well as a grand prize for competitors that compete in three out of five events.  Event Time: 6 pm. Register at Snowsports Desk from 4:30-5:30 pm. 


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