Far West News

Please note that Clifford Mann Classic has an event order adjustment.
New order:
Friday and Saturday, Dec 7-8 will be Slalom
Sunday and Monday, Dec 9-10 will be Giant Slalom

you can review the projected schedule on the Far West Facebook page by clicking here.
 

Far West will host three referee clinics and updates in the month of December. The goal is to catch all December hires and get them trained prior to racing season.

Option 1: December 7th and 8th at Mammoth in the Race Headquarters. This will be a two day event. 7th - referee course and those that only need an update. 8th- the exam will be given (attendees must attend the 7th in order to test on the 8th). Both days will begin at 3:30pm. $20 on time registration deadline - 12/5 at 11:59pm. Late Registration/On-site registration is $30.

Option 2: December 14th at the Sugar Bowl Academy starting at 4pm. This will be a referee course/update followed by an exam.
$20 on time registration deadline - 12/12 at 11:59pm. Late Registration/On-site registration is $30.

Option 3: December 15th at Squaw Valley(conference room TBD) starting at 4pm. This will be a referee course/update followed by an exam. $20 on time registration deadline - 12/13 at 11:59pm. Late Registration/On-site registration is $30.

Any first time officials must turn in their Competition Officials exam before taking the referee course.
Attendees need to bring a physical copy of the referee study guide, ACR and ICR. There will be a limited number of ACR and ICR's available to borrow.
Registration is available at www.adminskiracing.com
 

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2019 Memorial Scholarships.

Sprock Recipients:

Cheyenne Brown Jessica Liu
Matthew Smallhouse Dylan Thomas

Trabert Recipient: Luca Robillard

Van Ruiten Recipient: AJ Hurt

Congratulations to the 2019 Far West PACE Team! This team is designed to encourage low points racers to attend Far West/U.S. Ski and Snowboard races. 
These athletes have either a Far West or Foreign US Ski and Snowboard membership and compete within the Far West Division. This team does include collegiate aged athletes (Srs). The men have less than 50 points in at least one discipline, and the ladies have less than 70 points in at least one discipline.
Athletes earn a day for day credit the WR Elite Spring Series.

Congratulations! Click here to view the team members.

Congratulations to the 18-19 Far West Ski Team, top performers during the past season.
These athletes have all competed in the Far West last season, and the men have less than 70 points in two disciplines while the ladies all have less than 80 points in two disciplines. One of the males was an event winner during the WR JR Championships and one of the ladies was an event winner at the U16 JR Championships, which makes the automatics to the Far West Ski Team.

The athletes will receive entries and lift tickets to Far West Races, a Far West Ski Team jacket and a Far West Ski Team pass that helps them with lift tickets to participating ski areas.
We look forward to seeing them throughout the season at Far West races, along with their Nor Am and beyond track!

Congratulations! Click here to view the team!

Congratulations to the 63 athletes that have qualified to the 2018 Far West Academic Team. These U16 and older athletes have maintained a 3.5 GPA or higher during the Spring 2018 competition semester. Those that are denoted with a * have maintained a 4.0 or higher GPA during this time.
Far West Skiing is proud of each of these athletes academic and athletic successes in the spring of 2018! Keep up the great work.

Click here to see the name of these outstanding Student-Athletes!

Mission Statement

Promote the skiing development of young athletes from all clubs in the Far West with the objective of placing elite competitors onto the US Ski Team. 'Alpine Athlete competencies' as developed by USSA will be used as a guideline.

  • Promote alpine competition in Far West from entry level, club level and elite level.
  • Provide financial support to athletes, coaches and development projects.
  • Maintain a structure that will support the needs of Far West clubs, athletes, coaches and general membership.



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