Next Generation

Next Generation Qualifier - Ages 11 & under
January 19, 2015

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. 

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 19th. The top 3 Next Generation Finishers will qualify for the 2015 Legendary Banked Slalom.

January 6, 2015


January 14 or First 15 Registered Racers

Who qualifies to race in the Next Generation Qualifier:
Snowboarders ages 11 & under (from anywhere in the world, not just Locals!)

How to Enter:
Complete an entry form, or call us, at:

  • Mt. Baker Business Office from 9 am - 5 pm:  360-734-6771
  • Mt. Baker White Salmon Admin Office from 11 am - 2 pm

The Next Gen qualifier registration is a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVE entry procedure.

Next Generation Race Day: January 19, 2015

How It Works:  Registered Next Generation racers are required to check in at Racer Registration on race day with a parent/guardian, where they will:
- receive their race bibs
- sign a legal release
- have their parent/guardian sign a legal release
- be given a designated race time 

Then, racers meet at the top of the course at the designated race start time where;
- 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
- 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)
- 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:  The top 3 Next Generation racers will qualify for the Legendary Banked Slalom on Feb. 19, 20 & 22

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