Next Generation Qualifier â€¢ Ages 11 & under
January 21, 2013
To maximize young racers' enjoyment and experience at the Legendary Banked Slalom, the Banked Slalom Crew has come up with a special program for the Next Generationers. No Lottery, Invitational or Sponsor spots for the main race will be given to Next Generation racers.Â
All racers ages 11 & under who want to race in the Legendary Banked Slalom will be required to qualify for the main race through the Locals' & Next Generation Qualifier on January 21st. The top 3 Next Generation Finishers will qualify for the 2013 Legendary Banked Slalom.
Who qualifies to race in the Next Generation Qualifier:Â
Snowboarders ages 11 & under (from anywhere in the world, not just Locals!)
How to Enter:
Next Gen Qualifier entry forms MUST be completed in personÂ (including signed legal release by racer AND parent/guardian), along with $10 registration fee,Â at one of the following locations starting January 2, 2013:
- Mt. Baker Business Office â€¢ from 9am-5pm
- Mt. Baker White Salmon Admin Office â€¢ from 11am-2pm
The Next Gen qualifier registration is a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVE entry procedure and entry forms and race payment ($10.00) will be accepted in person only (no faxes, no mailing, no taping to the door, no dropping off anywhere but the designated place on the designated days).
Next Generation Race Day: January 21, 2013
How It Works:Â Registered Next Generation racers are required to be at the top of the race course at 1:00 pm January 21st with a parent/guardian, where they will:
â€¢ receive their race bibs
â€¢ they will be given a 15-minute race seminar with Race Director Gwyn Howat, which involves learning the race rules and basics, reviewing the course as well as watching racers run the course
â€¢ sign a legal release
â€¢ have their parent/guardian sign a legal release
â€¢ after which, racers will be given a designated race start time
â€¢ racers will meet again at the top of the course at the designated race start time
â€¢ each racer will be required to do a slip/practice run WITH a parent or an escort designated by their parent (1 adult for every 1 Next Gen'er)
â€¢ immediately after their practice run, Next Gen/Escort teams will all come immediately back to the top of the race course, then the Next Generation racers will take their official race runs!
Who Qualifies For LBS:Â The top 3 Next Generation racers will qualify for the Legendary Banked Slalom on Feb. 8-9-10, 2013