Georgian Team Sprints 2023
Saturday March 25th, 2023
Georgian Nordic Outdoor Activity Centre invites everyone to participate in the fast and fun Georgian Team Sprints 2023. This is a SOD Paraffin Race Series event.
This event is meant to be a fun introductory experience to cross-country skiing relays for skiers of all ages and abilities.
March 18 Update: Trails are still in good conditions following the Saint-Patrick's day rain. We are cautiously optimistic to have good ski course in the stadium area on March 25. Register NOW!
- Races will be relays with 2 athletes who alternately ski 3 legs each.
- Races will be in the free technique . U8 and U10 categories will ski in the classic technique.
- Start groups for all races will be determined once registration closes, and may involve collapsing genders or ages. Start position within a group will be determined by random draw.
- Open, and Masters categories will ski a 1000 m course.
- U18 and U16 categories will ski a 600 m course.
- U14 and U12 categories will ski a 300 m course.
- U10 and U8 categories will ski a 250 m course in the classic technique.
Note: Course distances may change depending on available snow and conditions.
Covid 19 Considerations:
- BEFORE driving to Georgian Nordic, please go through the Covid Screening questions https://covid-19.ontario.ca/screening/customer/ . If you have any Covid-19 symptoms, please DO NOT attend the Georgian Nordic Team Sprints 2023.
- Teams will be composed of two athletes of the same gender and in the same age category.
- Please try to indicate the name of your partner (team mate) and team name on your zone4 registration. Organizers will gladly match skiers who do not have a partner (team mate).
- Athletes from different clubs can make a team.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Thursday March 2nd, 2023 12:00 AM Registration Opens
Thursday March 23rd, 2023 9:00 PM Registration Deadline
Saturday March 25th, 2023 11:00 AM Start of competition.
All entries must be received by 9:00 pm, Thursday March 23rd, 2023, with payment.
SKI WAXING PROTOCOL:
Georgian Nordic Team Sprints 2023 is a part of the SOD Paraffin Race Series. In order to increase accessibility of the sport, focus on athlete development, and reduce costs, only the use of non-fluoro (NF) liquid, gel, buffer waxes and paraffin glide waxes will be permitted. Hardeners and non-fluoro powders are also not permitted . These restrictions apply to all categories, but do not apply to grip waxes.
Thank you everyone.
- Georgian Nordic Outdoor Activity Centre
- Parry Sound, ON