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!|
|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|
|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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