Young skiers (age 15 and under) from across the Midwest race on the 2011 Junior Olympic course at Theodore Wirth Park in Minneapolis. Freestyle sprint on Saturday and a longer classic race on Sunday. Saturday afternoon skiers compete in the Midwest Skiball Championship Tournament and in the SkiX-c course- a short loop with jumps and a slalom course.
Young skiers from across the Midwest race on the 2011 Junior Olympic course at Theodore Wirth Park in Minneapolis March 13-14, 2010
Freestyle sprint on Saturday morning and a longer classic race on Sunday morning. Saturday afternoon skiers can also compete in the Midwest Skiball Championship Tournament and race on the SkiX-c course- a short loop with jumps and slalom turns.Sunday's mass start will be seeded according to the results from Saturday's sprint race.
Midwest Championships Sprints
500 meters to 1 kilometer freestyle sprints. The day starts with qualifying heats. The first 16 boys and girls in each age class (14-15, 12-13, 10-11, 8-9, 7 and under) advance to the heats of 4. The top 2 in each heat advance to the semi-finals and the top 2 in each semifinals advances to the finals. Age class awards for top-3 in each age class category except 5 and under. All kids 7 and under receive participation ribbons
Midwest Championships Mass Start Classic
Exciting mass start racing on the Hap & Judy Competition Loops at Theodore Wirth Park. Six separate mass starts: 12-13 and 14-15 year age categories start together and boys and girls start separately (5 kilometer course). 8-9 and 10-11 year age categories start together and boys and girls start separately (2.5 kilometer course). All kids 7 and under start together and ski a one kilometer course. Age class awards for top-3 in each age class category except 7 and under. All kids 7 and under receive participation ribbons.
For further information, click on this link: http://www.jo2011.com/midwestchamps/
Here is the link for the registration for the Midwest Junior Championships: http://www.zapevent.com/listactivities.aspx?eventid=709
Please contact Michael Bono by email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to discuss or need additional information.