It is happening, come be a part of the Towne Challenge at Mt.Holiday. This group continues to offer a fresh, hip twist on what we all have grown to love in downhill ski racing, maximizing a relaxed but competitive environment so as to ensure total participation by interested skiing enthusiasts. Check out the flexible – for everyone format, cool scoring and a great LOCAL skiing gem, get outside of the house and ride. WHOOP WHOOP!
WHO: All area ski/snowboard/tele riders who have the need for speed, or just a good time and a reason to get out of the house while supporting the local ski hill. Registration closes when there are 75 participants total signed up and will be on a first come first served basis.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS JANUARY 11, 2018
Must be 21 or older to complete.
The First “practice” race will be held Jan 3rd, 2018 and regular season races will begin the following Wednesday and end Feb 21st, 2018
|6:00 pm||Course set|
|6 – 6:30 pm||Course Inspection|
|6:30 – 7:45 pm||RACE! First two runs scored, additional runs for bragging rights|
|7:45 – 8 pm||Tear down (all help is appreciated)|
|8 – 8:30 pm||Results in the T-BAR|
FORMAT: To accommodate all of your busy schedules we will follow an extremely relaxed format. There will be no run orders and all of the participants can show up to get there two runs at their convenience. The only expectation is that all runs be finished by 8pm (or sooner depending upon the number of participants on a given night. All scores will be the combination of each participant’s first two runs in the course each evening. Sorry, no practice runs.
SCORING: Points given in each race will be equivalent to the finishing place of each participant. All DNF/DQ will be scored in accordance with the FIS penalty which is the number of racer in the field +one. All DNS (no shows) shall be the total of racers plus 5. There will be 7 races from which the worst two results will be dropped off the overall scoring. NO SPEED SUITS ALLOWED. An extra penalty of 50 points shall be assessed to any participant sporting lycra or any other similar fabric with nothing covering it.
REGISTRATION / FEES: Print, fill out and sign attached registration form and Liability Waiver and send to Mt. Holiday, 3100 Holiday Road, TC 49686 with a check for $50 made out to Mt.Holiday. There will be $12 tickets on race night for those who do not have a season pass.
|DIVISIONS||Fun Men Alpine||Fast Men Alpine||Men Boarders / Tele|
|Fun Women Alpine||Fast Women Alpine||Women Boarders / Tele|
|JAN 3||Fun Race: as many runs as you can imagine.|
|JAN 10||Race 1 GS 20 meters 6:30 – 8 pm|
|JAN 17||Race 2 GS 18 meters 6:30 – 8|
|JAN 24||Race 3 GS 18 meters 6:30 – 8|
|Jan 31||Race 4 SL 12 meters 6:30 – 8|
|FEB 7||Race 5 GS 24 meters 6:30 – 8|
|FEB 14||Race 6 GS 26 meters 6:30 – 8|
Race 7 – Super Combined (30 m GS and 11 m SL)
Final season standings / Awards to follow
OFFICE: 231-938-2500 | 3100 Holiday Road, Traverse City, MI 49686
Our community non-profit recreation area