NEXT GENERATION QUALIFIER

MONDAY JANUARY 16, 2017

2017 NEXT GEN REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

RACE DAY INFO FOR NEXT GEN RACERS


#1: RACER CHECK-IN

When: Monday, January 16, 2017 between 8:15 – 9:00 a.m.

Where: Heather Meadows Lodge, bottom floor

What: Sign the 2017 Locals Qualifier Liability Release Agreement and pick up your racer bib

Important: All racers must pick up their racer bib IN PERSON. All racers will be required to sign the 2017 Locals Qualifier Participant Release Agreement. If you don't sign it, you can't race.

Racers under the age of 18: must have their Parent/Legal Guardian complete the 2017 Locals Banked Slalom Qualifier Minor Participant & Legal Guardian Release Agreement in order to race in the Locals Qualifier. If your parent/legal guardian will not be with you at the Heather Meadows Lodge during registration, download the attached form, print it out, have your parent/legal guardian sign it, and bring it with you to the registration. Your completed release form must be legible and in good condition!!!


#2: ITINERARY

8:15 – 9:00 am: REQUIRED Racer check-in at the Heather Meadows Lodge

9:30 - Meet at the top of the course.
• Next Gen'ers will be given a 10-minute race seminar with Race Director Eliah Drake, which involves learning the race rules and basics and reviewing 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)

Category Start Times (these are estimates: please check the white board at the top of the course throughout the day for updates!!!)

10:10 – Mid Masters

10:20 – Masters

10:50 – Next Generation Girls first run

11:00 – Next Generation Boys first run

11:20 – Next Generation Girls second run

11:35 – Next Generation Boys second run

11:50– Junior Boys

11:55 – Junior Girls

12:00 – Older Amateurs

12:40 – Women Amateurs

12:50 – Women Masters

12:55 – Grand Masters

1:10 – Younger Amateurs

1:15 – Pro Men

1:20 - Pro Women

1:25 - Pro Masters

3:15 - Award Ceremony in the Heather Meadows Lodge.

All times are dependent upon weather, course condition, etc. Make sure to keep checking the white board at the top of the course for updates throughout the day. Race results and information will be posted on a board by the Heather Meadows administration office which is located inside the lodge, just behind the ticket office.


#3: THE COURSE

The race will be held in Deathstar this year. To access from the Heather Meadows side of the mountain, ride Chair #3 and follow the blue trail from the top of Chair #3 towards “Holiday”. The start will be right under Chair #4 at the upper section of Deathstar.

NOTE: A current Mt. Baker season pass or day lift ticket is required to race. There will be no discounts on lift tickets.


WHO QUALIFIES FOR THE LBS IN FEBRUARY

The top 3 placing Next Generation Boys and top 3 Next Generation Girls will qualify for the 2017 Legendary Banked Slalom. We will also qualify the top placing local Next Gen Boy and top local Next Gen Girl.

* Racers who qualify for the 2017 LBS MUST complete the LBS registration form AND pay entry fee by January 25, 2017. If your registration is not complete by this date, you will lose your spot in the 2017 LBS.