FW Fall Convention


                 Far West Convention Fall Convention
                                      November 1st - 3rd

Registration is now open.
Registration closes on Sunday, October 27th at 5:00pm.
A $20 late fee is added after this time.

Registration is a two step process: 
1. Fill out the Far West Fall Convention Web Form by Clicking Here.
2. At the end of completing the webform there will be a payment link to pay via Far West Paypal. There are three payment options in the cart: Club Excellence Only ($25), Officials Education Only ($25), Club Excellence and Officials Education ($40). Please choose accordingly from the drop down menu and add to your cart. 

Discounted lodging is available by phoning The Village at Squaw Valley at (866)818-6963 and reference the Far West Fall Convention for these rates or you can make your reservation online by clicking here.
Discounted Nightly Rates range from $139 - $199. Any reservations over a Saturday require a two night minimum. All rooms require a $29 Resort Fee and tax, no discounts on Studios and Standard Room Types.

Questions: please contact the Far West Office, [email protected] or 530.559.4130

Friday, November 1, 2019

Coaches Education (1/2 Continuation Credit) Presenter Time Room Fees
Check in Lucy Schram 8:00-8:25 Entrance to Bar One Free
Long Term Athlete Development Ron Kipp 8:30-9:30ish Bar One Free
Break   9:30ish - 10:00    
LTAD/FWDI/Technique Ron Kipp 10:00 - 12:00 Bar One Free
Far West Board Meeting  Click for Agenda Laurey Carlson, Chair 9:00 - 11:30 O Lounge Free
Regional Club of Excellence Presenter Time Room Fees
High Performance - Findings of Ntnl SQ Validated Training U.S. Ski & Snowboard:Troy Taylor 13:00 - 13:45 Bar One $25
Sharing observations and insights from the ~1000 Validated SkilllsQuest Fitness assessments conducted across the country this Fall and give attendees an understanding of strengths, challenges and opportunities in physical fitness development.
Comp Services -Event Online Registration for Coaches U.S. Ski & Snowboard: JJ Ehlers 13:45 - 14:15 Bar One  
Far West will be moving to US Ski and Snowboar event online registration this season. Find out how to utilize the system, plus sign up as a coach attending an event, which will be required in order to present you club on hill.
Break   14:15 - 14:30    
Stop The Bleed Info and Training U.S. Ski & Snowboard:  14:30 - 15:30 Bar One  

Rapid developments in ski technology and tuning techniques have led to an increase in life-threatening lacerations to young ski racers around the world. On March 24, 2018, Jonathan Davis nearly bled to death from such an injury. This training will equip coaches and volunteers with a Stop the Bleed Kit, compliments of the Kelly Brush Foundation, and provide training on use of the kits.

Whole  Athlete Development: Sport, School, Social U.S. Ski & Snowboard: Julie Glusker 15:30 - 16:30 Bar One  

This workshop will explore the importance and value of caring for developing athletes beyond slope and across sport, school, and social as a way to help athletes build solid character and a positive culture. During this interactive presentation with questions, peer-peer sharing, and plan drafting, attendees will learn and share best practices on athelte care, characater competency, and positive club culture. We will use teh USOPC Quality Coachign Framerwork as a reference.

Break   16:30 - 16:45    
Club Development - Characteristics of a High Performance Club U.S. Ski & Snowboard: Ellen Adams 16:45 - 17:30 Bar One  

 If it’s “the process, not the results” that creates an environment for athletes to reach their full potential, who and what is behind that process? Learn about how a club can build a foundation and culture that is committed to continual improvement, utilizing best principles and practices to build a roadmap to success.

Dinner and Round Table Discussions FW and US Ski and Snowboard 17:30 - 19:30 Pavillion  

Saturday, November 2, 2019

First Aid, CPR/AED Full course Truckee Fire Dept 9:00 - 15:00 TBD Fees TBD
Click here to sign up for this course: must be registered by end of the day October 27th
Regional Club of Excellence Presenter Time Room Fees
Clinic Leader Training - Become a certified level 100 clinic leader U.S. Ski & Snowboard:  08:30 - 10:30 Bar One Free
This session is for current Level 300+ Certified Coaches and current Clinic Leaders.      
Do you want to become a U.S. Ski & Snowboard Level 100 clinic leader or have the option to lead "in-house"  club delivery clinics? This session is for you!
Officials Education Presenter Time Room Fees
Event Online Registration - Race Directors and RA's JJ Ehlers 08:30 - 10:00 O Lounge Free
Race Administration Part 1 + new TnC (bring laptop) Presenter TBD 10:00 - 12:00 O Lounge Free
Age Class Meetings Presenter 11:00 - 12:00 Locations  Free
Tahoe Race Series Forum Jim Reilly, Chair   Bar One  
U10.U12 Forum Kristen Cooksey, U10 Chair   Arcade  
U14 Forum Jim Hudson, U14 Chair   Wild Flour  
U16 Forum Lindsay Dowd, U16 Chair   Wild Flour  
U19+ Forum Mike Ginsberg, U19+ Chair   Pocket Bar.Dave's Deli  
Officials Education Presenter Timew Room Fees 
Check in Lucy Schram 12:00 - 12:50 Entrance to Bar One $25
FW Updates + Officials Review and Update - No Testing Various FW Alpine Officials 13:00 - 15:45 Bar One  
TD Meeting: current and prospects Mike Ginsberg, Jordan Stone 16:00 - 17:00 Bar One  
FW ACC Meeting  Click here for Agenda Beat Hupfer, Chair 17:00 - 19:00 Pavillion Free

Sunday, November 3, 2019

Officials Education New Course with Testing*  Presenter Time Location $25
Check In Lucy Schram 8:00 - 8:30 Pavillion  
Referee and Jury Advisor Course Lisa Powell 08:30 - Finish Bar One  
Timing and Calculations Jordan Stone 08:30 - Finish Pavillion  
Chief of Race and Chief of Course Kevin Kermode and Jon McKean 08:30 - Finish Wildflour  
Race Administration Part 2  Lucy Schram 08:30 - Finish O Lounge  
*Online CO and US Ski and Snowboard membership required prior to taking an officials course.
All course study guides are linked for attendees opportunity to download and study prior to the courses.


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