RACE FORMAT & RULES

Racing for hardware

Medals will be awarded to the first three places, age and category.

The first three places will be determined by combining the skier\snowboarder’s fastest time on Wednesday with their fastest time on Thursday.

All racers will declare a racing age and category prior to the start of their first run on Wednesday and Thursday

Medals will be given out in the following divisions, Women, skiing and snowboarding, Men, skiing and snowboarding

Age groups and Categories, Birth-29  30-39  40-49  50-59  60+, Beginner,  Intermediate,  Advanced,  Expert

 

Kenneth Walton Memorial Fastest Racer

Awarded to the the racer who skis or boards the fastest time overall. Fastest time will be determined by combining the skier\snowboarder’s fastest time on Wednesday with their fastest time on Thursday. Racing category, age and sex are for naught, you are racing against everyone.

 

Wednesday’s race

Wednesday’s race is a modified giant slalom, the fastest time of the two runs will be used for medal placing.

All racers will declare a racing age and category prior to start time of first run.

Start times will be first come first serve.

One run must be made on Wednesday to qualify for a medal.

There is no age handicap.

A racer improving their second run time by five seconds or more will be moved up in category.

 

Thursday’s race

Thursday’s race is a giant slalom, the fastest time of the two runs will be used for medal placing.

All racers will declare a racing age and category prior to start time of first run.

Start times will be first come first serve.

One run must be made on Thursday to qualify for a medal.

There is no age handicap.

A racer improving their second run time by five seconds or more will be moved up in category.

 

So there is no confusion, medals will be awarded by age and category to the first three places having the fastest combined time from one run Wednesday and one run Thursday

Hose race format and rules

NEW this year...The Stan Smith cup will be awarded to the winner of the Hose race as determined by the FASTEST time. The traditional Jamaican handicap format will also be used to determine a second winner. The Jamaican handicap is calculated by taking the total number of teams and dividing by two, the sum number is the winner. For example 20 teams divided by 2 makes team 10 the winner.

Teams are made up of 5 persons any age or ability.

All gates must be run.

This is a one run event.

 

The race will begin with all 5 members without skis/snowboard and bunking coats on, bunking coats will be donned by all members, a 50’ roll of hose will be extended by one member, when the hose is fully extended all members will don skis/snowboard and proceed down course.

 

Time starts when bunking coats are touched,

Time ends when the last person crosses the line.