Racing

2014-2015 YOUTH RACE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

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PROGRAMS

U-7 (age 6)
This is a beginner level program for 6 year olds. 
Mid-Winter Program: Jan 3 – March 7 (8 weeks) Wed 4-6pm, Saturday 8:30-11am $360
U-8 & U-10 (ages 7-9)                             
This is an entry level program aimed at learning the fundamentals to be able to tear it up all over the mountain. It’s about having lots of fun, making new friends, improving skills, exploring the entire mountain, and learning the basics of racing.  Skiers are grouped according to skiing ability throughout the first couple weeks of the season and then ski with a dedicated coach for consistent and reliable coaching.
Dry Land Pre-Season Training: Nov 11- Dec 4 Tues/Thurs 3:30-5pm, Saturday 10:30am-12:30pm $100
5 day Winter Vacation Program: Dec 29-Jan 2, 9-10:30am with Ski School –11-12:30pm Race Development $150
Mid-Winter Program: Jan 3 – March 7 (8 weeks) Wed 4-6pm, Saturday 8:30-11am $360
February Vacation Week: Feb 16-20, 8:30-11AM $125

U-12 (ages 10 &11)
Following the progression developed by the USSA Coaches, this program takes them to the next level!  Athletes in this program learn the skills needed to make “carved” turns all over the mountain. Exploring the mountain and challenging the skiers is the goal of this program!

Dry Land Pre-Season Training: Nov 11-Dec 4 Tues/Thurs 3:30-5pm, Saturday 10:30am-12:30pm $ 100
5 day Winter Vacation Program: Dec 29-Jan 2, 8:30-11am $ 150
Mid-Winter Program: Jan 3 – March 7 Wed & Thurs 4-6pm, Saturday 8:30-11:30am $ 672
February Vacation Week: Speed Camp (3 days) 8:30am-12pm $ 90

S.T.O.R.M (ages 10-14)  Race and Ski School Program - Non-Competitive       Ski or Snowboard

Mid-Winter Program: Jan 4 – March 8 Fri 4-6pm, Sunday 12:30-3pm $ 360

U14 (ages 12 -13)                             
This athlete can ski everything with confidence and style: the steeps, the trees, the terrain park, ice, powder and gates. This program is for athletes who have solid skills and want to take them to the next level. While fun is still what it’s all about, in Team Devo you will learn more advanced skills and racing tactics. Although not mandatory, athletes in this program are encouraged to participate in local races and to travel to USSA races conducted by MARA.

Dry Land Pre-Season Training: Nov 11-Dec 4 Tues/Thurs 330-5pm, Saturday 10:30am-12:30pm $ 100
5 day Winter Vacation Program: Dec 29-Jan 2, 8:30-11am $ 160
Mid-Winter Program: Jan 3 – March 7 Wed & Thurs 4-6pm, Saturday 8:30-11:30am $ 682
February Vacation Week: Speed Camp (3 days) 8:30am-12pm $ 100

U16+(ages 14 and Older)                        
This program is for athletes who love to ski race, and  focus their energy on racing and improving their skills. Racing techniques, tactics and competition are the main focus, but there will also be time for all mountain skiing and general skill improvement. Athletes are expected to participate in local races at the Middle School and High School levels, as well as USSA. Greater attention will be placed on type of skis and boots used.

Dry Land Pre-Season Training: Nov 11-Dec 4 Tues/Thurs 3:30-5pm, Saturday 10:30am-12:30pm $ 100
5 day Winter Vacation Program: Dec 29-Jan 2, 8:30-11am $ 170
*Weekend Program: Jan 3 – Feb 28 Saturdays & Sundays 12:30-2:30pm $ 320
February Vacation Week: Speed Camp (3 days) 8:30am-12pm $ 110
 
*Weekend Program: 
Want more technical training and expert coaching?  This is a program designed for the athlete wanting to challenge themselves and to gain more technical skills in ski racing.  It is for ages U16-U18 with some elite U14.  This group will be going to some USSA races that are non sanctioned.  
The weekend program will concentrate on building the fundamental skills at a higher level while progressively developing the athletes over-all understanding of race strategies and tactics required to be successful. We will provide a competitive training and racing environment that encourages ski racers to push their comfort zones and strive for higher levels of performance.  This excelled racing group will be participating in 3-4 MARA races that are non-sanctioned USSA races.
Saturdays 12:30-2:30
Sundays 12:30-2:30
8 weekends starting January 3rd-March 1 (not counting February 21 & 22)     $320
 
Snowboard Racing:
Come learn how to race.  We are offering this race program to the intermediate and expert snowboarder looking to improve their skills and challenge themselves in a positive way.  We have an experienced racing coach who will be teaching technical skills, coaching racing and setting excellent training courses.
February vacation:  9-11am              COST:  $100
Sign up as soon as possible because we need at least 5 snowboarders to run this program.  
 
High School Racing Program
Contact the CHRHS Athletic Department

MASTERS – Post High School (no upper age limit)
Still got that fire in your belly that heats up when you run through gates? Would you like to learn more about racing, or add competition to your skiing experience? Have you joined a Friday Night Racing Team and really want to go for it this season? Sign up for Team Commitment to work with experienced coaches and join other competitive adults who share a passion for racing.
Men's Coach Thursdays:                  5:30-7pm, Jan 8 – Feb 12                                                      Cost:  $ 108
Women's Coach Wednesdays:         6-7pm, Jan 7 - Feb 11                                                             Cost:  $ 96

Friday Night Team Racing – All Ages
This is a program for teams of four or five people that compete weekly in January and February. Categories include: families, adults, youth, snowboard, and mixed equipment (alpine, telemark and snowboard). All teams must be co-ed. Up to six people may comprise a team but only four are allowed to score for the team each Friday. Prizes and a perpetual trophy are awarded at the end of the season. A registration form is required with signatures from all adults and parents of youth racers. Helmets are required.
Friday Nights: 4:30PM for kids and 5:30 – 7:00 PM, Jan. 9 – March 6 (no racing Feb. 6 & 20)    Team Cost: $150
CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION FORM

CSB Coached Duel Time Trails - Open to the public
A series of of coached time trials with preregistration required, course inspections and designated start times. For those committed to the entire series there will be trophies and/or prizes awarded.
Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25                           12:30-2:30 race start                         
Included if enrolled in Mid-winter programs                        Cost: $15 per race

Maine Jr Ski Club (Middle School age)
www.mainejrski.com
Schedule: TBA

 

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