Far West News

The selections and registration are open for Schweitzer Speed Series and Elite Tech 2 in Snow King.
Both registrations close promplty at 5:00pm on Thursdsay, January 25th!!!

1. Schweitzer Speed Series - Quota of 35 per gender. Registration includes Far West Online Form, Schweitzer Online Release form and an updated credit card authorization if you need to change your cc..

2. Snow King Elite Series - Quota is 9 men and 11 ladies. Registration includes Far West Online Form, Snow King Online release form if not completed during the December Series, and an updated credit card authorization if you need to change your cc.

All selections and registration links can be found on the U19+ Schedules and Results page.

U14 Changes
Slaloms will now be held at Northstar. Updated race announcement has been posted. Registrations from Bear Valley have been moved over to Northstar.

U16, U19, U21 Changes
No racing on Friday, January 26th
January 27th and 28th will be 2 Slaloms at Alpine Meadows. Further info regarding registration and a race announcement will come out soon.
This will finish out the Slalom Qualifiers. The GS qualifiers have been postponed and a new location will be announced by the end of January.

Thank you everyone for your patience and happy that we are racing!

The Berlack/Astle Memorial Scholarship is available to U16's. 

World Cup Supply, Inc. and 1to3go are pleased to announce the opening of the application period for the 9th Annual Berlack/Astle Memorial Fast Skier Award. This season the application deadline will be April 1st 2018 with the recipients announced in early May. We encourage all coaches, program directors and academy headmasters to encourage their U16 athletes to apply.

Interested U16 athletes may find the application by visiting: www.junioralpinescholarship.com.

Download the Scholarship Announcement form here.

The Fundraising Chair seat is currently open and a great way for you to get involved with the fundraising operations of Far West Skiing!

FUNDRAISING CHAIR
This position is charged with seeking to raise funds for FWS. The Fundraising Chair develops and implements a program of corporate and/or individual sponsorships of FWS activities, plans and carries out other fundraising activities, , and/or other projects or events as requested by the FWBOD, including marketing, advertising and outreach.

 

Please contact the Far West Office by August 15th if you are interested in this position.

 

With the holidays right around the corner, what better gift to give your favorite skier or snowboarder than life saving Global Rescue coverage? As you know, Global Rescue is the official provider of medical evacuation for the U.S. Ski Team, USSA, and several other snow sports organizations worldwide. Whether you are skiing competitively or for fun, Global Rescue is prepared to respond to emergencies large and small. Memberships begin at $119. For more information, visit our partner site at www.globalrescue.com/partner/fwskiing

 

Mission Statement

Promote the skiing development of young athletes from all clubs in the Far West with the objective of placing elite competitors onto the US Ski Team. 'Alpine Athlete competencies' as developed by USSA will be used as a guideline.

  • Promote alpine competition in Far West from entry level, club level and elite level.
  • Provide financial support to athletes, coaches and development projects.
  • Maintain a structure that will support the needs of Far West clubs, athletes, coaches and general membership.



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