LOCALS & NEXT GEN QUALIFIERS

SUNDAY JANUARY 14 & MONDAY JANUARY 15, 2018

HISTORY

At the first Mt. Baker Banked Slalom in 1985 there were a grand total of 19 finishers. The entry ranks have swelled a wee bit since then, to the point where we had to switch from a first-come, first-serve entry method to a more complicated system in the 2000's. We've refined it over the years, trying to accommodate people from all aspects of snowboarding; amateurs, pro's, sponsors, young, old, riders from around the world and the locals from our home mountain. The Locals Qualifier is our way to maintain solid representation by our locals at the Banked Slalom, and is in appreciation for the lean years in the early '90s when the locals kept the race afloat with their stoke and participation.



LOCALS' REQUIREMENTS & REGISTRATION INFO

To race in the Locals, you must either:

  • Have a 2017-18 Mt. Baker Season Pass -OR-
            • Live in one of the following areas:
              • Whatcom County • Skagit County • Island County
              • Lower Mainland of BC (White Rock, Surrey, Langley, Matsqui, Abbottsford, Chilliwack).
            • AND REGISTER IN PERSON AT Mt. Baker Business Office in Bellingham or White Salmon Admin Office at the ski area starting at 11AM on Friday Jan 5.

Entry Begins: Friday January 5, 2018 at 11:00 am

Entry Ends: January 10 or the first 250 racers, whichever comes first

REGISTRATION FOR NEXT GEN • AGES 11 & Under

NEXT GEN REGISTRATION & RACE DAY INFO


CATEGORY RACE ORDER*

We are trying something new this year - expanding the Locals to a two-day event! Categories for amateur racers ages 20+ will race on Sunday Jan. 14 and categories for ages 19 & under and pro racers will race on Monday.


SUNDAY JAN. 14

Women Amateurs
Older Amateurs
Men Masters
Women Masters
Mid Masters
Grand Masters

MONDAY JAN. 15

Next Generation Girls
Next Generation Boys
Junior Girls
Junior Boys
Younger Amateurs
Pro Men
Pro Women
Pro Men Masters
Pro Women Masters

*Category order subject to change. Check in at registration for most up to date order.

IF YOU WIN A SPOT AT LBS

Locals who win a LBS spot at qualifiers must complete their main LBS registration (including entry fee payment) by Jan 25, 2018 or their spot will be given away to another racer.

Locals' Winners LBS Entry Opens: January 18, 2018

Locals Winner LBS RegistrationDeadline: January 25, 2018
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