Grand Prix: (U.S. Ski & Snowboard racing)
This is the qualifying series to the Western Region Jr Champs for U19 and U21 athletes, these races are U.S. Ski & Snowboard events. For the 2018 season the Grand Prix series will consist 3 weekends of U.S. Ski & Snowboard /Far West events plus the Far West Finals Tech and SG Finals.
The Grand Prix series is scored for Srs/U21’s and U19’s as a series to qualify for scholarships to be used for the following season. The places are determined by adding up the total World Cup Points earned during ALL the races listed in the Grand Prix series for that season. Each race is scored by separating the field by gender into Srs/U21’s and U19 classes. Foreign, out of division, current USST and U16 participants in each race are removed and results are sorted by class prior to assigning WCP’s for each race. Athletes must have competed in at least half of the scheduled Grand Prix races in order to qualify for the scholarships.
Overall Champions from the Grand Prix Series will be awarded the following:
1st place – U19 men/women $600 Scholarship
2nd place – U19 men/women $300 Scholarship
3rd place – U19 men/women $200 Scholarship
Current Standings are posted below the schedules on the U19+ page.