2017 Les Schwab NW Cup
Date: February 10-12, 2017
Events: Friday Giant Slalom, Saturday, Giant Slalom, Sunday Slalom. Race Run – Skookum, accessed by either Chair
#3 or Chair #4
Class: U16 and older
Registration: 7:00 am to 8:00 am each morning prior to the race. Upper-Level Hampton Lodge. Team Captains Meeting:
Each morning, 7:45am in the Hampton Lodge. Coach lift tickets will be handed out during the meeting. Additional
coaches meetings will be held as needed throughout the event.
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, Feb. 3, 2017. (entries received, not postmarked). There is a $5 per day late fee for entries
received after that date. Absolutely NO phone, FAX, or e-mail entries accepted. 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 for 1 day, $94.00, or $141.00 for 3 days. 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: $34 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 MRSA Competition Waiver available http://mrst.us/wpcontent/
uploads/2014/11/liability-release-form.pdf . Completed waivers should be sent 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 days races at the awards podium in the base area. 1st – 3rd place awards in
Categories 1 – 5. 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 2016-2017 ski season. Lunch and
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. The Coast Wenatchee Hotel will have
tuning space available. 509-662-1234 ask for the Mission Ridge Northwest Cup room block and the dates, or book
online: http://coa.st/1voh . $99 + tax per night, up to quad occupancy; includes Continental Breakfast Buffet
served from 6am – 8am.
Mission Ridge RV Parking Policy: Mission Ridge has a new RV Parking Policy that can be found here:
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.