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March 1, 2015, Strafford Nordic Relays Strafford Nordic Center, Strafford, VT ()
Event Info:

Sprint Style relay races with teams of 2 skiers.  Link to flyer
Short lap = approx .3KM
1 lap = approx. .7KMLollipops: 1 short lap x 1 time each - FREE

  • BKL 1/2: 1 short lap x 2 times each - $15
  • BKL 3/4:  1 lap x 2 times each - $20
  • BLK 5/6: 1 lap x 2 times each - $20
  • BKL 7/8: 1 lap x 3 times each - $20
  • Open: 1 lap x 3 times each - $25

Registration:

Click here to register on skireg

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Contact:hilary@straffordnordicskiing.com
Website:www.straffordnordicskiing.com/crosscountryskirace
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March 1, 2015, Ski & Shoe to the Clouds Great Glen Trails , Gorham, NH ()
Event Info:

A 10km Cross Country Ski and snowshoe race at Great Glen Trails and the Mt Washington Auto Road. 4km at the base then 6k up the Mt. Washington Auto Road with a 2,200 ft elevation gain. While there will be competitors who are seeking to make or break a record, for others it is the ultimate way to personally test themselves in one of nature’s most spectacular environments.


Registration:

http://skitotheclouds.com/registration/

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Contact:Kim Hoyt kim@mt-washington.com
Website:www.skitotheclouds.com
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March 1,2015, March Madness Paintball Race Gunstock Nordic Association Clubhouse, Gilford, NH ()
Event Info:

GNA will host its annual Paintball/ Biathlon Race High school, J2 , J1, OJ, Senior & Master skiers: Practice shooting 8:30—9:45 Race Start time: 10am (15sec interval start) , distance 3 x 2.5K, Freestyle, J2 will start in the morning J2 3 x 1.5K Race fee: $10 -NENSA members; $15 non NENSA .. Raffle for racers at noon! for BKL ages: Practice shooting 11:30—12:45 Start time: 1pm, Feestyle (Lollipop, J6,J5,J4,J3,) Course maps: www.gunstocknordic.com


Registration:

Registration begins at 8:30am Pre-registration encouraged! $10 for NENSA members, $15 for non-members, Checks payable to Gunstock Nordic Association. Register online

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Contact:gunstocknordic@msn.com
Website:www.gunstocknordic.com
Register: Link to Registration Page
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March 1, 2015, Craftsbury All-ages Super Sprint Craftsbury Outdoor Center, Craftsbury, VT ()
Event Info:

"Craftsbury All-ages Super Sprint" Sunday, March 1, 2015 Super-short, super-fun, bumps and jumps! Everyone (ages 5-105!) skis the same course multiple times--no elimination! Click here for the flyer

Qualifier: Short, freestyle loop on COC trails (~0.5km) 12:00pm 15-sec Interval-Start

Super Sprint: Twists, bumps, jumps, obstacles on a short, fun, "built" freestyle course (0.5 km)

1:00 p.m. Round #1 (skiers seeded in waves of 6); 30-60 seconds between wave starts.

1:15 p.m. Round #2 (skiers move up or down a wave based on finish place only from Round #1)

1:30 p.m. Round #3 (skiers move up or down a wave based on finish place only from Round #2)

~1:45 p.m. Round #4 (skiers move up or down a wave based on finish place only from Round #3)

~2:30 p.m. Awards


Registration:

Click here for skireg link

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Contact:Christine Masssey, cmassey@uvm.edu
Website:craftsbury.com
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March 6-8, 2015, BKL Festival Mountain Top Inn and Resort, Chittenden, VT ()
Event Info:

We are so pleased to announce that The Mountain Top Inn and Resort in Chittenden, VT will be the host of the 2015 BKL Festival! They’ve got lots of Vermont treats in store for you. Stay tuned for more details.

Take this opportunity to enjoy 25% off normal rates for guest rooms in the Inn. You can also stay in one of the many houses on the property. If you stay at Mountain Top you can park your car on Friday and not drive again until Sunday when you leave!

Call the Main Lodge (802-483-2311) and mention the Festival to get your discount.

 


Registration:

https://www.skireg.com/2015nebklfestival

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Contact:
Website:www.2015bklfestival.com
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March 7, 2015, Bretton Woods Nordic Marathon Omni Mount Washington Resort, Bretton Woods, NH (NEMS, Zak, Club)
Event Info:

The Bretton Woods Nordic Marathon is a classic technique x-c marathon for recreational and competitive skiers. The event is a major fund-raiser for the New England Ski Museum. The event includes full and half-marathon distances (timed and untimed). Course: a 21-kilometer loop. 2 laps for 42K marathon. Four feed/aid stations per lap. All participants are invited to post-race awards banquet in resort grand ballroom. Awards 3-deep in 5-year age groups; huge raffle; family members may purchase meal tickets for $10. Skiers age 13 and younger may take part in a “Bill Koch League” youth race which takes place shortly after the marathon starts. Pre-registration. Field limited to 400. Registration: www.skireg.com


Registration:

www.skireg.com Entry Fees to be established on or before Aug. 1, 2015

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Contact:Ellen Chandler ellen@sparkle-media.com
Website:www.skimuseum.org
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March 8, 2015, 41st Mt. Washington Cup Skate race Bretton Woods Nordic Center, Bretton Woods, NH (Zak, Club)
Event Info:

The 41st Mt Washington Cup is a 10KM (2x5k=10K) Skate Race held on the Ammonoosuc Trail System of the Bretton Woods Nordic Center.


Registration:

Register online at: skireg.com on or before March 6, 2015. $30, DOR $50. Registration fee includes: Entry and Trail Pass for the day, Awards celebration with food and drink, T-shirts will be given to the first 75 entrants.

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Contact:Bretton Woods Nordic Center, 603-278-3322
Website:www.brettonwoods.com/nordic
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March 13-15, 2015, NENSA U16 Championships Fort Kent Outdoor Club, Fort Kent, ME ()
Event Info:

Save the date for this year's U16 (formerly J2) Championships! Click here for more information about this event.


Registration:

Registration for this event is handled differently for each state. Contact your Team Leader to find out the process.

 

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Contact:
Website:www.10thmtskiclub.org/events/nensa-u16-championship-weekend/
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March 14, 2015, Trapp Lager Marathon Trapp Family Lodge, Stowe, VT (NEMS)
Event Info:

Join us on March 14th for the Trapp Lager Marathon! Hosted by the Trapp Family Lodge, this will be a 25 or 50 kilometer classic ski marathon and is part of the Swix New England Marathion Series. Racers will ski a winding 25 kilometer loop on our scenic trails and enjoy an after party and awards ceremony with live music, good food, and of course, some great Austrian style lager! Representatives from Salomon, Atomic, Rossignol, Madshus and other leading ski companies will also be hosting an on-snow demo for racers to preview next year's equipment. In addition, Swix will be holding their year-end sample sale, with exclusive factory team products and one-of-a-kind items available for well below wholesale pricing! Come enjoy our world-class venue with skis on foot and a pint in hand!


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11 - Online registration closes! After which all racers must sign up in person at the Trapp Family Lodge Outdoor Center, or the evening before the marathon at bib-pickup. The late registration fee is $100 for all age/distance categories.

FRIDAY, MARCH 13 (5:00PM - 8:00PM) - Bib and race-packet pickup will be held at the Trapp Family Lodge for all racers. Late registration ends at 8:00PM!

SATURDAY, MARCH 14 (8:00AM - 5:00PM) - All racers (50km and 25km) will start at 8:00AM in the stadium at the Trapp Family Lodge Outdoor Center. Following the race will be an after-party, awards ceremony, raffle, and on-snow demo.


Please do not register for the 50km marathon unless you are able to complete the race within a 6 hour time frame.

No refunds for any reason unless the race is cancelled.


EVENT FEE INCLUDES:  Awards for overall and age-category winners, shwag bag, raffle prizes, feed stations, a post race meal, 1 beer ticket (21+), a trail pass for race day, 1 additional trail voucher, music, and free ski demos of next year's equipment from race sponsors.

Additional meal and beer tickets can be purchased at the event by racers and non-participants.


LODGING: Stay trailside at the Trapp Family Lodge! The Trapp Family home in Stowe has been an iconic feature of the Vermont landscape for more than half a century. The resort features a 96-room Austrian-style hotel with charming old world appointments, most with striking mountain views, and all with access to a long list of outdoor and indoor resort amenities.

Any racers who wish to stay with us March 13 and/or March 14 will be granted a deluxe guest room for $189 per night. Just state that you are a competitor when booking. 


DIRECTIONS:

  • From Route 100 turn onto Rt. 108 at the flashing light/stop sign in Stowe Village
  • Follow Rt. 108 about 2 miles to Luce Hill Road, just past Piecasso on your left
  • Bear left onto Luce Hill Road. It will be flat for about 1/2 mile, then climbs about 1.5 miles to the Trapp Family Lodge.
  • You will pass Ten Acres Lodge on your left
  • The Trapp Family Lodge will be on your right at the top of the hill, with the Outdoor Center immediately after.

For further information please contact the Trapp Family Lodge Outdoor Center at 802-253-5755.


Registration:

SkiReg

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Contact:802-253-5755
Website:https://www.skireg.com/trapp-lager-marathon
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March 14, 2015, Carl Johnson Memorial Ski-A-Thon Great Glen Trails, Gorham, NH ()
Event Info:

A fun Ski-A-Thon with all money raised going directly to ALS research. Ski the scenic 5km course from noon to 3pm. Remember Carl Johnson; a close friend to Great Glen Trails and a lover of all things skiing who passed away from ALS in 2006.


Registration:

http://greatglentrails.com/events/carl-johnson-memorial-ski-a-thon/

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Contact:Kim Hoyt kim@mt-washington.com
Website:http://greatglentrails.com/events/carl-johnson-memorial-ski-a-thon/
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March 14-15, 2015, Frost Mtn Grand Prix Rikert Nordic Center, Ripton, VT ()
Event Info:

Come to Rikert Nordic Center, Ripton VT, USA, this March 14-15 for the 3rd Annual Grand Prix! This event is for skiers 10-14 years old, and is intended to be a fun introduction to International Racing! We consider this the second half of the Noram Championships held in conjunction with our great Quebec friends, Club Défi, who host the NORAM YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP each year in St-Gabriel-de-Brandon, Quebec. This year the Norams are Feb 14-16 - go here for more information on signing up.

Based on results of both the NORAMs and the Grand Prix, we will once again crown overall North American champions for each age group.

Schedule of Events:
March 13
Courses open from 8am-4pm. Courses will be marked in the afternoon for weekend's races.

March 14
11:00am-12:30pm- Day of race registration and bib pickup
12:00pm-Boy's Individual Skate Race (birth years 2003 and 2004 - 2.5km; birth years 2001 and 2002 - 5km)
1:00pm- Girl's Individual Skate Race (birth years 2003 and 2004 - 2.5km; birth years 2001 and 2002 - 5km)
6:00pm- Pasta Dinner
7:30pm- Day 1 Awards
8:15pm- Coaches Meeting

March 15
8:00am- Bib pickup
9:30am- Girl's 2.5km Skate Prologue
10:30am- Boy's 2.5km Skate Prologue
12:00pm- Girl's 2.5km Classic Pursuit
1:00pm- Boy's 2.5km Classic Pursuit
2:00pm- Day 2 Awards

The Grand Prix races will be held on portions of Rikert Nordic Center’s FIS Homologated Trail. The center has a comprehensive snowmaking system that covers the entirety of the 5km trail!


Registration:

Register online by 5:00 p.m. on March 11th here on skireg or day of on March 14th from 11:00-12:30 p.m.

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Contact:Keith Wilkerson - keith@frostmountainnordic.org
Website:
Register: Link to Registration Page
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March 15, 2015, 2nd Annual Cochran's Nordic X Challenge Cochran's Ski Area, Richmond, VT ()
Event Info:

A festive and competitive citizens Nordic Ski Cross Race for all ages.  Hilarious, challenging and loads of fun!Uphill, downhill, slalom gates, jumps, and obstacles, all on one pair of skis.
Spectator friendly!  Don’t want to race?  Come watch and bring the whole family!!
FREE pancake feast with hot Slopeside Syrup for all competitors.
Interval start.  Seeding based on ability, age and sex.  Shorter course for kids, 12yr. and under.
Prizes for top three in all age categories.
Cost: Kids $20 (12 & under), Adults $40

Link to press release
Link to poster


Registration:

Registration on-line:  Go to www.cochranskiarea.com
Must register by Wed.  March 11th
REGISTRATION LIMITED TO 250 ADULTS & 50 KIDS

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Contact:Laura Farrell, laura@cochranskiarea.com, 802-291-1348 & Pennie Rand, mrand@gmavt.net, 802-373-7204
Website:www.cochranskiarea.com
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March 15, 2015, 7th Annual Maine Huts & Trails Classic Ski Race & Tour Maine Huts & Trails, Kingfield, ME ()
Event Info:

Link to event information


Registration:

Online registration only at www.skireg.com. Registration closes at 5:00 PM on 3/13/15

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Contact:cwoodworth@mainehuts.org
Website:www.mainehuts.org
Register: Link to Registration Page
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March 20-22, 2015, NENSA Eastern High School Championships Black Mountain of Maine, Rumford, ME ()
Event Info:

Save the date for the 2015 Eastern HS Championships @ Black Mountain! Click here for more information about this event.


Registration:

Registration for this event varies for each state. Contact your team leader for details.

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Contact:
Website:
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March 21-22, 2015, NYSEF Nordic Kids Festival Olympic Jumping Complex, Lake Placid, NY (U14 and younger)
Event Info:

Join us in the Olympic Village for a fun-filled weekend of xc ski racing, paintball biathlon and ski jumping!
Annual Nordic Ski Festival for kids U14 and younger

START TIME: 9:30 AM both days
SATURDAY: individual freestyle race. K6 and K20 ski jumping. freestyle sprint race. ice cream and awards ceremony.
SUNDAY: ADK Paintball Biathlon Series Finale

RACE ENTRY FEE: $40 weekend ($20 each day)


Registration:

LINK TO RACE REGISTRATION: AlpineReg

QUESTIONS?
  email Margaret at margm@nysef.org

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Contact:Margaret Maher margm@nysef.org
Website:http://www.nysef.org/x-c-biathlon/
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March 21, 2015, Sugarloaf Ski Marathon Sugarloaf Outdoor Center, Carrabasset Valley, ME (NEMS)
Event Info:

COME JOIN US FOR SOME END OF SEASON FUN  at the 2015 Sugarloaf Ski Marathon, Saturday March 21st, 2015!!  We try hard to make this an event to remember with good music and lots of prizes!  It is the perfect way to end the season. This event also caps off the NENSA New England Marathon Series! 

Sugarloaf Outdoor Center, 25K and 50K Freestyle


Registration:

REGISTER FOR THE 2015 SUGARLOAF SKI MARATHON

*Special rate for College students with valid college ID!   $35 for 50km, $25 for 25km

Registration – $45.00 before March 1st, then $60 until March 18st.   Please be aware, skireg.com will add a $3-$4 fee to this price to process on-line registration so prices will be a bit higher than our set entry fee.

Great prizes for top 3 men and top 3 women in 50K and 25K.

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Contact:
Website:http://www.colbytriathlon.com/sugarloaf-ski-marathon
Register: Link to Registration Page
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