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Jr Race Program
Jr Race Program: ages 6-15 (Saturday only)
Dates: Dec. 9th, 2017 – March 24, 2018 The Junior Race Program serves as an “Intro to Race” program, which meets 18 Saturdays starting Dec. 9th, 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. Jan. 2nd – Jan 4th.
Jr Race Weekend Program: U10 – U16 (Saturday + Sunday)
Dates: Dec 9th, 2017-Late April
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 the GS Spectacular and the Loveland Derby SL to allow athletes and parents to experience the next level of racing.
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 Dec. 31 through Sunday March 26. 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Jr Race Sunday Only+ 1 LOC program New for 2017-8
This program offers Sunday training on Non-race weekends from Dec.31 through March 24th. Included in this program is the 3 day Holiday Camp and also 1 day a week of our Tuesday or Thursday Lights on Chute training blocks which go from 4-6:30pm. This program is designed for an athlete who is doing other sports, wants to check out ski racing as their next sport or Middle/High school athlete who wants to train more. Athletes U16 and below are able to do the Youth Ski League races during the season but are not mandatory. A USSA competitors license will be needed to race.
9:00am – 3:30pm
U16: 14 & 15 years
U14: 13 & 12 years
U12: 11 & 10 years
U10: 9 & 8 years
U8: 7 & 6 years
Age is calculated by how old the athlete is before or on December 31st, 2017
Introduction to the world of ski racing: Giant Slalom and Slalom events
Dec. 9th & 10th Evaluations – Athletes may pick a day or ski both days
Dec. 16th & 17th – Ski with Coaches and Parents – Meet the group
3-day December Holiday race camp Jan. 2nd – Jan. 4th
Dec. 23rd – First regular Sat. Program
Dec. 31st – First regular Sun. Program
March 17th & 18th – YSL Championships at Breckenfridge 4/17-Girls, 4/18-Boys
Race Calendar – Click on Calendars then on Jr Race
*Low athlete-to-coach ratio
- Early Bird Price
- After Oct. 1 Price
- Dec. 8th , 2018 - March 30th, 2019
- Dec. 8th 2018 - March 30th, 2018
- Dec. 8th, 2018 - March 30th, 2019