Additional Rules & Information
USSS regulation helmets are mandatory for the Speed Training, Slalom, and Giant Slalom races.
Official Jury postings are posted in the scoreboard window at the bottom of the Timing Hut on Avalanche Slope.
Per USSS guidelines, ski rule violations will be handled on a protest basis only. Ski rule violations will be subject to disqualification.
Free parking is available in the hotel area above the WPRC Training Center, or in the maintenance parking lot located below Avalanche lift. Please DO NOT park in the Ski Patrol parking area at the bottom of Avalanche – you will be towed.
Athletes and parents are welcome to the use the WPRC Training Center located at the base of Tyrol Slope. All ski equipment must be kept off the catwalk located on the uphill side of the training center. Ski patrol must have clear access through the catwalk at all times.
Event Format and Scoring
The PARA U14 State Championships will consist of 3 runs of Slalom and 3 runs of Giant Slalom, and an optional Speed Training day on Friday. New World Cup points will be assigned for each run of Slalom and Giant Slalom. Overall State Champions, State Team, and postseason event selection will be based on total New World Cup Points from the six runs. Tie breaks follow the "Inside/Out Method".
Discipline awards will also be given for Slalom and Giant Slalom based on total New World Cup Points from all three runs of each discipline. Tie breaks follow the "Inside/Out Method".
Weather and unavoidable circumstances may reduce the total number or mix of possible runs for use in determining the final rankings.
Event scoring will be available online at: http://www.wprcskiteam.org/races/para_u14_states
In addition to posting unofficial times to the scoreboard at the finish line, WPRC will use USSALiveTiming.com to provide online access to:
- Start Lists
- Live results
Start lists for all 6 runs of the event will be published to USSALiveTiming.com within 24 hours of the close of registration. Athletes will not receive paper copies of start lists in their Race Packets. If athletes or parents would like paper copies of the start lists, you will need to print them yourselves. Paper copies of the start lists will be provided to all Race Officials and Team Captains.
Race Day Communications - Remind
WPRC uses Remind to send text and e-mail race communications the day of the race. Communications through remind will include things such as:
- Run start times
- Course inspection times
- Changes in schedules
- Notification of Jury postings
To join the WPRC Remind group for the PARA U14 State Championships:
- Send text to: 81010
- Include the Remind group name “@u14stchamp” in the message
To opt out from a Remind distribution list, please follow the instructions on the following Remind.com help page: https://help.remind.com/hc/en-us/articles/202540968?
Western Pennsylvania Race Club (WPRC) is a successfully run ski program based at Seven Springs. The club has been in operation since 1962. WPRC promotes the development of youth athletics through alpine ski racing.