Date: February 2 – 3, 2018
Events: GS M/W Friday; SL M/W Sat. and Sun. Race Run – Skookum, accessed by either Chair #3 or Chair #4
Class: U14 and older
Team Captains Meeting: 7pm Thur. Feb. 1, Coast Wenatchee Hotel, 9th floor. Additional coaches meetings as needed through out the weekend.
Bibs: Issued each morning at registration by team. Please have 1 coach pick up the bibs and distribute to your team. Athletes will turn bibs in at the finish area after their second run each day. Those not taking a second run may leave their bib at the scoreboard after the 1st run.
Pre-race Registration: Enter online: ussa.org. To use the USSA system: Log into your MY USSA acct. Under Tools, click on Athlete Event Registration. Fill out Search Competitions. Scroll to your event. Click Attend for each day you will be racing. Traditional mail in entry using USSA race entry form also accepted.
Entry Deadline: Friday, Jan. 26th (entries received, not postmarked). There is a $5 per day late fee for entries received after that date. On line registration closes Tues. Jan. 30 at midnight. Absolutely NO phone, FAX, or e-mail entries accepted, unless done as a team entry. NO Day of Race Entries Accepted. Refunds will be given if entry is cancelled 24 hours in advance of the first race start. Refunds for online entries will incur a $5 fee to cover administrative and credit card fees charged by the site.
Entry Fee: $47.00 per race. If entering by mail, make payment to MRSEF and include with USSA entry card. Entries received without payment will be considered late entries. Mail entries to: MRSEF Race Administrator, 25 N Wenatchee Ave. Suite 112, Wenatchee, WA 98801
Lifts: $44 for competitors, purchase at Mission Ridge Ticket Kiosk. Checks, cash, or credit card accepted. Do not send lift ticket money with registration. Elite Pass tickets will be available at Mission Ridge ticket office. The Mission Ridge ticket office opens at 7:30am for racers and 8am for parents. All competitors must purchase a competitor ticket, no other discounts apply. Cash, checks, and credit card accepted.
Waivers: All athletes must complete the MRSSA Competition Waiver available on the MRST Apple Invite race registration page. Return the completed form to email@example.com.
Bib Deposit: $50 charge per lost or damaged bib.
Early Lift for Competitors: Lifts open at 8:00am for competitors, one load only from base area and 9:00am for parents.
Course Inspection: 8:30am – 9:15am. Course closed at 9:15am; 1st forerunner at 9:20am.
Awards: Presented 30 minutes after each day’s races at the awards podium in the base area. 1st – 3rd place awards in Categories 1 – 5. Overall M/F for each day, Overall male & female for the weekend, plus a team award will be presented Sunday after the day’s individual awards. Awards not claimed will be forfeited.
Race Volunteers: Anyone interested in volunteering to gate keep on race day can check in at registration. Volunteers receive a ticket for the day worked, plus one for an additional day of skiing during the 2017-2018 ski season. Lunch and beverages provided.
Gear Bags: The Mission Ridge Lodge is relatively small. Bags left under tables or anywhere on the floor of the lodge will be moved to lost and found. Please help us keep our lodge easy to navigate.
Lodging: The Coast Wenatchee Hotel – A block of rooms has been arranged for $102.00 (up to 4 people) per night with 6:30AM breakfast included. The Coast Wenatchee Hotel will have adequate tuning space available. Ask for the Mission Ridge-Hampton Cup room block and the dates of the race to receive the special rate. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel direct at 509-662-1234 or central reservations at 800-663-1144
Mission Ridge RV Parking Policy: Mission Ridge has a new RV Parking Policy that can be found here: https://www.missionridge.com/rv-parking-policy-2016-17.
HELMETS ARE REQUIRED
Please make parents and spectators aware that access to the finish arena requires the use of a lift or a 20 minute walk via the summer road behind the lodge. Mission Ridge does not allow foot traffic on its ski runs or lifts nor do we provide any form of transportation to the race arena. A Chair #1 only ticket is $30.
Questions: Contact Claudia Yamamoto at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 509-398-1962.