For the 2012-13 ski racing season. Intermountain Division qualifying races for Junior Nationals are denoted with asterisks (*). Age classes are OJ (Older Junior) ages 18-19; J1 ages 16-17; J2 ages 14-15; J3 ages 12-13; J4 ages 10-11; J5 ages 8-9; and J6 ages 6-7. ASMS refers to 2012 American Ski Marathon Series. Major local events in bold.
DATES EVENT LOCATION
Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 22-23IMD Series Skate/Mass Start ClassicLake Creek, Ketchum
Wednesday-Tuesday, Jan. 2-8World Jr./U-23/Scandinavian Cup TrialsSoldier Hollow, Utah
Wednesday-Tuesday, Jan. 2-82013 U.S. Cross Country ChampionshipsSoldier Hollow, Utah
Sunday, Jan. 6Prairie Creek Snowmaker ClassicBaker Creek start, 11 a.m.
Saturday, Jan. 12Ski Free DayWood River trail system
Saturday, Jan. 1210th annual Idaho Nordic Teton Ridge ClassicDriggs (idahonordic.com)
Thursday-Sunday, Jan. 17-20Bozeman JN qualifier*Bohart Ranch, Bozeman, Mt.
Sunday, Jan. 13Billy Goat Loppet SVSC ChampionshipBilly’s Bridge
Wednesday-Saturday, Jan. 30-Feb. 2Soldier Hollow JN qualifier*Soldier Hollow, Utah
SV NORDIC FESTIVAL/SKI CLUB REUNION WEEK/AXCS NATIONAL MASTERS
Saturday-Sunday, Jan. 26-Feb. 34th annual Sun Valley Nordic FestivalSun Valley, svnordicfestival.com
Saturday, Jan. 26BCRD Ski the RailsWood River trail system, 10 a.m.
Saturday, Jan. 2617th annual Galena/Ski Trails Winter BenefitSV Inn Limelight, 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 27“Skin It to Win It” Randonee RaceDollar Mountain, 12 noon
Wednesday, Jan. 30AXCS National Masters PrologueSun Valley Nordic, 10 a.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 30Sun Valley Ski Hall of Fame inductionnexStage Theatre, Ketchum, 4:00
Thursday, Jan. 31AXCS National Masters 10k ClassicSun Valley Nordic, 10 a.m.
Thursday, Jan. 31Downtown Ketchum Jam and SprintsSkiTown/Ketchum, 4 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 1Boulder Mountain Ski Tour ExpoWood River YMCA, 10 a.m.
Saturday, Feb. 238th Boulder Mountain Ski Tour/Half BoulderGalena Lodge, 10 a.m.
Sunday, Feb. 3SWIX Boulder Ski Tour DemoSun Valley Nordic, 10 a.m.
Sunday-Friday, Feb. 3-8SV Ski Club Reunion WeekSun Valley Resort
Wednesday, Feb. 6Tollerup Cup Memorial Nordic TourSun Valley Nordic
Saturday, Feb. 9Leif’s Combined Alpine/NordicBaldy/SV Nordic
Saturday, Feb. 91st Annual McCall Re-Mastered (45k/15k skate)Ponderosa State Park, McCall
Sunday, Feb. 10Papoose Club Croy Cup (citizens/ski team)Croy Creek Nordic, Hailey
Sunday, Feb. 101st Annual McCall Re-Mastered (6k hill climb)Jug Mt. Ranch (mccallnordic.com)
Friday-Sunday, Feb. 15-17Bogus Basin JN qualifier*Boise
Saturday, Feb. 16Boulder Backwards Classic Ski TourGalena Lodge/Elephant’s Perch
Sunday, Feb. 17Intermountain JN team namedAfter Bogus Basin JN races
Friday-Sunday, Feb. 22-24Intermountain Division J3/J4/J5 Youth Ski FestivalBozeman, Mt.
Saturday, Feb. 2341st ASMS American BirkebeinerHayward, Wisc., mass start 52k
Saturday, March 2 34th annual ASMS Yellowstone RendezvousWest Yellowstone, Mt.
Saturday, March 9Devo Nordic triathlon/End of Year PartyDevo teams, Lake Creek
Sunday-Saturday, March 6-960th NCAA Nordic Ski ChampionshipsMiddlebury College (Vt.)
Friday-Sunday, March 8-102013 TD Bank U.S. J2 National ChampionshipsHolderness, Plymouth, N.H.
Sunday-Saturday, March 10-162013 USSA Cross Country Junior NationalsFairbanks, Ak.
Sunday, March 17Galena LoppetGalena Lodge, 10 a.m.
Monday, April 1Annual X-C Team Comp/Prep Awards BanquetTBA
Thursday-Saturday, April 4-6SVSEF Bill Janss Pro-AmSun Valley
Sunday, April 7Ride/Stride/Glide & Winter Closing DayGalena Lodge
Friday-Sunday, April 12-14IMD Series FinalsGrand Targhee, Wyo.
U.S. LONG COURSE NATIONALS/SUPER TOUR FINALS AT TAHOE/TRUCKEE, CA.
Wednesday, April 3USSA Super Tour Stake Prologue 3.5k
Thursday, April 4USSA Super Tour mass start freestyle (15k men/10k women)
Saturday, April 6USSA Super Tour classic sprints
Monday, April 8USSA Super Tour 6k freestyle hill climb
Wednesday, April 10USSA Super Tour mass start classic (20k men/15k women) Thursday, April 11U.S. Nordic Championships (mass start, 50k men/30k women)
NOTES—The schedule for the 2013 U.S. Cross Country Championships (short distance) at Black Mountain at Soldier Hollow, Utah: On Wednesday, Jan. 2, classic 1.4-kilometer (women and men) sprint qualifications and final heats; on Friday, Jan. 4, individual start freestyle men’s 15k/women’s 10k; on Sunday, Jan. 6, mass start classic 20k (women) and 30k (men); on Tuesday, Jan. 8, freestyle 1.4k (women and men) sprint qualifications and final rounds……Middlebury College in Vermont is hosting the March 6-9 NCAA Ski Championships at Snow Bowl (alpine) and Jake Rikert Ski Touring Center (Nordic). It is the fifth time Middlebury has hosted the national collegiate meet, the last time in 2001.……Here is the schedule for the 2013 USSA Cross Country Junior Nationals March 10-16 at Birch Hill Recreation Area in Fairbanks, Ak.: Monday, March 11, freestyle interval start; on Tuesday, March 12, classic relays; on Thursday, March 14, freestyle sprint qualifications and finals; on Saturday, March 16, mass start class 15k/10k/5k. For more details visit www.jn2013fairbanks.us.…..This is the 14th season for the Bend (Ore.)-based American Ski Marathon Series (541-382-3503).