Jr Race Program

Jr Race Program: ages 6-15 (Saturday only)

Dates:  Dec. 10th, 2016 – March 25, 2017
The Junior Race Program serves as an “Intro to Race” program, which meets 18 Saturdays starting Dec. 10th, 2017 at Eldora Resort. Holiday camp is included with the program, and optional Sunday races with an end of season Finale round out the season. Skill development focuses on Alpine Fundamentals, balance, all mountain skiing. Technical aspects include slalom training, giant slalom training, intro to Kombi courses, as well as fundamentals related to timing, pole plant, terrain navigation, line and most importantly FUN! The Jr. Race program is limited to 160 participants, and focuses on the Youth Ski League racing calendar (YSL). “One” all mountain ski is appropriate for this program, while some athletes may have a slalom / giant slalom specific ski (not required). The Holiday camp is also included in this program. Dec. 27th – Dec. 29th.

Jr Race Weekend Program: U10 – U16 (Saturday + Sunday)

The EMSC Jr Race “Weekend Program” is designed for young athletes who are ready to make a greater commitment to competitive skiing. The combination of Saturday Jr Race training with an extra day of focused development on Sunday will provide the support and training for an athlete who is seeking to compete at a higher level in YSL competition, or has ambitions to compete in the more competitive USSA “age class” division. Athletes participating in the Weekend Program (two day) will have the opportunity to compete in the five YSL races, then finish the season by competing along side our EMSC Core Program athletes in the final two age class races of the year.

Sunday training sessions build on Jr Race Saturday training with smaller athlete/coach ratios. The “Weekend Program” Sunday training is scheduled for non-race weekends from Sunday Jan. 3 through Sunday March 27. 31 days of on snow training.

* In order to provide the enhanced training on Sundays, Jr Race Weekend Program registration is restricted to our most committed Jr Race athletes. Please discuss with Eric Vogel (vogelski@gmail.com)

Time:
9:00am – 3:30pm

Age Categories:
U16: 14 & 15 years
U14: 13 & 12 years
U12: 11 & 10 years
U10: 9 & 8 years
U8: 7 & 6 yearsAge is calculated by how old the athlete is before or on December 31st, 2016

Program Includes:
Introduction to the world of ski racing: Giant Slalom and Slalom events

Calendar:
Dec. 10th & 11th Evaluations – Athletes may pick a day or ski both days
Dec. 17th – Ski with Coaches and Parents – Meet the group
3-day December Holiday race camp Dec. 27th – Dec. 29th
Dec.  31st – First regular Sat. Program
March 25th & March 26th YSL Championships at Eldora!

Race Calendar – Coming Soon

*Low athlete-to-coach ratio

King Soopers Cards

king_sooper_cardHelp EMSC raise funds for training equipment, facilities and athlete scholarships, and earn work credits! All you have to do is purchase a gift card for $5 (comes pre-loaded with $5) and re-load it to pay for your groceries. Each month our club loads more than $5000, King Soopers pays us 5% of the total.

Purchase Card

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  • Dates:
  • Early Bird Price
  • After Oct. 1 Price
Jr. Race
$1195(early bird price - $1135)
  • Dec.10th , 2016 - March 25th, 2017
  • $1135
  • $1195
Jr. Race Weekend
$
  • Dec. 10th 2016 - March 25th, 2017
  • $1610
  • $1695