Event Schedule

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PARA U14 State Championships

Seven Springs Mountain Resort
February 22 - 24, 2019
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Thursday:  Race Packet Pickup

Location:  Ski Lodge

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Race Packet Pickup in ski lodge next to cafeteria

7:45 p.m.

Team Captains meeting in ski lodge next to Race Packet Pickup

Friday: Speed Training (optional)

Location:  Gunnar Slope (back side of mountain)

6:30 a.m.

Coaches pull out of ski patrol parking lot at bottom of Avalanche Slope and head to top of Gunnar Slope for venue setup

7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.

Race Packet Pickup in ski lodge next to cafeteria

8:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Polar Express Lift opens for athletes and coaches only

8:45 a.m.

Speed Training introduction and overview at top of Gunnar Slope in start area

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Course inspection

9:30 a.m.

Shuttle for non-skiing spectators to depart from shuttle circle outside of ski lodge next to the season pass office

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Speed Training exercises – 2 rotations in each drill

  • Pole jumpers
  • Wave track
  • Start – tuck turns – jump
  • Gliding turns
  • High speed turns on pitch

11:30 a.m. – noon

Setup for training runs.  Athletes are requested to remain on Gunnar Slope during setup.  Snacks and water will be available at the base of the venue.

Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Un-timed full-length training runs

2:00 p.m.

Shuttle for non-skiing parents will depart from the bottom of Gunnar Slope and return to shuttle circle at ski lodge

3:00 p.m.

Team Captains meeting in WPRC Training Center at base of Tyrol Slope.  Meeting will start after all equipment has been stowed back in the gate shed at the base of Avalanche Slope.

Saturday: SL Race Day

Location:  Avalanche Slope (front side of mountain)

7:45 a.m.

Race Packet Pickup in WPRC Training Center (if required).  If you plan to pick up your packet Saturday, please notify Rachel Greenier (U14derby@paracing.org).

8:00 a.m.

Lifts open for athletes

8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Course inspection for Run #1 / Run #2

8:30 a.m.

Gatekeeper meeting in finish area

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

SL Run #1

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

SL Run #2 (same course as Run #1)

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Course reset

12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Course inspection for Run #3

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

SL Run #3

5:00 p.m.

Athlete Banquet & Prize Drawing in Alpine Room.
Tickets must be purchased in advance - no ticket sales at the door.

Sunday: GS Race Day

Location:  Avalanche Slope (front side of mountain)

8:00 a.m.

Lifts open for athletes

8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Course inspection for Run #1 / Run #2

8:30 a.m.

Gatekeeper meeting in finish area

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

SL Run #1

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

SL Run #2 (same course as Run #1)

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Course reset

12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Course inspection for Run #3

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

SL Run #3

3:00 p.m.

Pizza Party in Grand Ballroom.
Tickets must be purchased in advance - no ticket sales at the door.

3:30 p.m.

Award Ceremony / State Team Selection in Alpine Room

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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.

P.O. Box 153
Melcroft, PA 15462