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The 47th Annual Colorado Peace Officers Ski & Snowboard Race

Welcome Peace Officers! It's that time of year again... Time to dust off your boots, tune those edges and see how fast you can rip down the mountain!

Friday, March 27, 2020 Vail, Colorado




Event Waivers

Each participant must print and sign both waivers. Completed waivers can be brought to the registration.

Event Details

Location & Date

 

Location & Date:

Join us at the world class ski town and resort of Vail, CO!

  • Friday, March 27, 2020 in Vail, Colorado

Entry Fee & Registration

 

Entry Fee & Registration:

Be sure to register before March 14th, 2020 for the discounted fee! Register today!

  • $95.00 prior to March13th, 2020
  • $110.00 after March 14th, 2020
  • Registration Deadline is March 25th, 2020

What's Included

 

Fees Include:

Your registration fee doesn't just get you on the mountain! It also includes:

  • 1 Full day of skiing or snowobarding!
  • Continental breakfast. Coffee, juices, fruit, pastries at the Colorado Ski Museum (3rd level of the Village Parking (Structure) during sign-in in the morning.
  • Two professionally timed runs!
  • Dinner and Odell beer at The Sebastian Hotel.

Race Divisions

 

Race Divisions:

For Men and Women (Individual or Team)

  • Ski or Snowboard for three Divisions: Beginners – Intermediate – Advanced
  • Please try not to take yourself too seriously out there, have fun!
  • Be honest with your ability level. This is to insure you race against the same ability.

Event Schedule

 

Event Schedule:

  • 7:30am - 8:45am: Racer check-in at Colorado Ski Museum
  • 8:30am - 9:45am: Course inspection and warm-up (You can only parallel the course)
  • 9:45am - 11:30am: Race: Golden Peak
  • 11:30am – 4:00pm: Free Skiing, lunch is on your own
  • 3:30pm - 6:30pm: Dinner at The Sebastian Hotel, Dinner at 4:00 and awards at 4:30

Requirements

 

Requirements:

All participants must sign, individually, the (2) "Liability Release" prior to racing. Participants that have not signed the waiver will not be allowed to race. There are two waivers that need to be signed by each participant. You will only need to send in each signed waiver and do not need to return entire registration packet.


Scoring

 

Individual Scoring:

The individual scoring system will be as follows:

  • Medals will be awarded to the top three racers in the Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced men’s and women’s divisions.
  • There will be a masters category, consisting of male and female racers over 50. If a masters participant places in top 3 in the advanced category they will be scored there.
  • The scoring system will apply equally to men and women's divisions. The best time of two runs will be used for individual and team placing.
  • Each racer must compete one run on each of the two courses.
  • Skier/rider ability is based on basic ski/ ride ability not race ability or experience. If you can ski black diamond runs comfortably you are an expert, if you can ski blue runs comfortably you are intermediate, if green runs are your bread and butter you are a beginner.

 

Team Scoring:

The team scoring system will be as follows:

  • The best times of the team members will be added together for a team score. If a team member Does Not Finish (DNF) on both runs, the team is disqualified.
  • There are three team categories, competitive, non-competitive and mixed (gender or discipline).
  • Mixed category teams can be a mix of skier and boarders or male and female participants or both.
  • On the entry form please rate yourself as to your honest racing ability.
  • Race officials reserve the right to address skier/rider class and ability issues if they arise.

 

Categories:

Individual
Men’s Ski
Men’s Snowboard
Men’s Masters Ski 50+

Men’s Masters Snowboard 50+
Women’s Ski
Women’s Snowboard
Women’s Masters Snowboard 50+
Women’s Masters Ski 50+

 

Teams

Competitive
Men’s Ski
Men’s Snowboard
Women’s Ski
Women’s Snowboard

 

Non Competitive 
Men’s Ski
Men’s Snowboard
Women’s Ski
Women’s Snowboard
Mixed

 

Rules

 

Rules:

  1. Each team will be made up of three racers. Racers can register without a team and race for individual rewards.
  2. All team members must work for the same agency.
  3. All racers must be full time or retired peace officers, dispatchers, code enforcement officers, or police personnel. Proof may be required at the sign-up post.
  4. All racers must sign in between 7:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. at Colorado Ski Museum. The sign-up post will close promptly at 9:00 a.m. Those not signing in by 9:00 a.m. will be disqualified.
  5. NO FORERUNNING OF THE RACE COURSE. VIOLATORS MAY BE DISQUALIFIED.
  6. NO SKIING ACROSS THE RACE COURSE OR THROUGH THE FINISH LINE DURING THE RACE.
  7. Racers must complete one run on each of the two race courses
  8. Racers must be at the starting gate when their number is called. Those failing to do this will start FOLLOWING ALL RACERS. (WILL BE ENFORCED)
  9. Any fouls must be reported to the timekeeper immediately following the run. Any re-runs will be at the discretion of the head official.
  10. Teams with members who ski or snowboard under assumed names will be disqualified.
  11. Individual racers are welcomed and encouraged. You will not, however, be eligible for team scoring.
  12. Individual Master’s entries will not disqualify you from team events. Master racers who place in the "Advanced" category will be awarded "Advanced" medals but will not be eligible for Masters medals.

Event Directions

DIRECTIONS TO PARKING STRUCTURE AND AWARDS PARTY

From westbound I-70 at MM 176, turn left at teardrop shaped roundabout and then head under I-70, south. Then go around to the south side roundabout and take the 3rd road from it, which is South Frontage Rd East. You will be heading eastbound at this point. Go about ¼ mile and look for the Vail Village Parking Structure on the right side. You will pull into an underground entrance and turn to the right. You will have a free parking pass for 03/16/2018 only, parking is also free after 3pm.


AWARDS PARTY AT THE SEBASTIAN HOTEL


(16 Vail Road) The hotel is within walking distance and also on the free bus route from the Vail Village Parking. Ski gear and boots are not allowed into the hotel. You can leave your vehicle at the Village Structure and get on the bus at the base of the south stairs of the Vail Village Parking Structure and take the bus toward Lionshead, west bound. Get off at the Vail Road and East Meadow bus stop near La Bottega/The Sonnenalp Resort. Walk west to the intersection with Vail Rd. and turn right, north. The entrance to The Sebastian is on your right 50 yards ahead.

Lodging

 

Lodging Options

The following hotels will most likely have the most affordable rates available.

  • The Sebastian Hotel- Site of awards party - 970 331 0698
  • The Evergreen Lodge (across from the Vail Municipal building) - 970 476 7810 - Rate Sheet Here
  • Double Tree Hotel in West Vail- 970 476 2739
  • You can also check out: VAILONSALE.COM



Event Quick Info

47th Annual Ski & Snowboard Race

When

  • Friday, March 27th, 2020 Vail, Colorado

Entry Fees

  • $95.00 prior to March 13th, 2020
  • $110.00 after March 14th, 2020

Deadline

  • Registration Deadline is March 25th, 2020

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