December 7-8, 2013
Update: We are sorry to announce that the Saturday 12/7 races have been cancelled due to extremely low temperatures. The jury has made the decision to hold the distance races (Classic Mass Start) tomorrow 12/8, but the start times will change to Noon for the Women's 10k, and 1:00 pm for the Men's 15k.
Saturday, December 7 - Sprint Classic Races were CANCELLED
Qualifying races 9:00 12 pm, Followed by Elimination Heats
Immediately followed by awards ceremony for Saturday races.
Sunday, December 8 - Mass Start Classic Races
Women 9:00 am 12 noon, 10k
Men 10:00 am 1:00 pm, 15k
Immediately followed by awards ceremony for Sunday races.
Registration Fees: $35 per race.
Other Fees: There will be a trails fee of $10 per athlete, per day of training at Bohart Ranch. This should be paid to Bridger Ski Foundation at the Coach's Meeting on December 5 (see below).
Race Registration Deadline: Thursday, December 5, 5:00 pm.
Coach’s Meeting: Friday, December 6th, 6 pm
There will be only one coach’s meeting to review details of both the classic sprint and mass start races. Location: Bridger Ski Foundation office at 851 Bridger Dr. Suite 4 (Entrance and parking lot off Birdie Drive).
Rules of Competition: All athletes must be registered members of FIS, and the competition will follow FIS rules. Additional information regarding specific details of these races will be linked here (e.g. seeding, brackets, etc.)
Technical Delegate: Robert Myers
Asst. Technical Delegate: Tomas Gedeon
Chief of Competition: Per Hjalmarson
Chief of Course: Neil Westesen
Chief of Stadium: Pat Flowers
Chief of Timing: Peter Smuts
Race Secretary: Bojana Susak
SCHEDULE OF RACES
Saturday, December 7: Sprints, C
9:00 am, Qualifying races; top 30 in women and men master’s bracket proceed to quarterfinals; top 12 junior female and male racers proceed to “A “ and “B” finals.
10:30 am, Elimination Heats (~5 minute intervals between starts)
Women Quarter Finals (5 heats of 6 racers; top 2 + lucky loser proceed to semi-finals)
Men Quarter Finals (5 heats of 6 racers; top 2 + lucky loser proceed to semi-finals)
Women Semi Finals (2 heats of 6 racers)
Men Semi Finals (2 heats of 6 racers)
Women “A” Finals
Men “A” Finals”
Junior Men “B” and “A” Finals
Junior Women “B” and “A” Finals
Sunday, December 8: Mass start, C
Seeding will be done according to the current FIS points for each skier. Skiers without points will have a fixed point number assigned by the Technical Delegate.
9:00 am, 10k, Women's mass start, C
10:00 am, 15k, Men's mass start, C
Wax testing and warm-up areas will be provided.
Parking: All athletes, coaches and support can park at the lower parking lot.
Prizes and Awards:
Medals will be awarded to the first three places in each division.
Prize money will be awarded according to: USSA – Super Tour
Lodging: BSF will provide lodging for Super Tour leaders in each gender
Our SuperTour Lodging Sponsor is Homewood Suites by Hilton, in Bozeman
Please contact them for special lodging rates at the link above or 406-587-8180
The special room rate will be available until November 25th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.
THANK YOU TO ALL OUR RACE SPONSORS!