XC Oregon H.S. Invitational

2017 XC Oregon High School XC Ski Invitational

Date: Saturday, January 28, 2017

Location: Mt Bachelor Nordic Center

Latest Update: Friday, January 27


IMPORTANT RESOURCES (for Coaches, Officials, Parents, Volunteers)

Start Lists:

Girls Start List

Boys Start List

Event Maps:

5km Individual Course (and Relay Cut-offs)

5km Individual Stadium

Relay Stadium


Essential Event Information & Schedule For Coaches

XC Oregon has again budgeted support for the 2016 Invitational such that teams, coaches, and athletes will not have any trail pass or race fees.

10:30am girls race start, boys to follow after completion.

Main Race: 5km individual...freestyle technique...20 second interval start...an optional and low-key 3 x 1km freestyle relay will follow individual awards.



Contact Race registrar: Jinny Martin: vmartin@bendcable.com; 541-389-2849


The Invitational is a registered OISRA event and official state qualifier for both Northern and Southern Nordic Leagues with visiting H.S. skiers/teams considered "temporary members" of OISRA. All temporary member fees will be paid by the XC Oregon sponsorship.

Organizational Responsibilities:
Organizational responsibilities for the Invitational are divided up between both leagues and the XC Oregon program. For 2016, Bend & Redmond were designated the "host schools" at the fall League and Division Meetings.


Race Schedule & Format Logistics:

Race Schedule:
10:30am -- 5km individual FREESTYLE girls interval 20 second starts, followed by boys race.

Approximately 12:30pm -- Individual Awards Ceremony in bowl area (please all teams attend, random special prizes given out)

Approximately 1-1:15pm -- 3 x 1km relays (2 races run to completion: girls relay & boys relay). Each race should take roughly 15-20mins with minimal break in between to organize next start.

Individual Race Format Logistics:
-- All skiers will ski the same 5km course.
-- Individual interval start, 1 skier @ 20 second intervals for both girls and boys.
-- Following all girl's starts would be a 5 minute break before the first boy's starter.
-- The top ten finishers for girls and boys races will receive awards.

Relay Format Logistics:
-- The relay is completely optional and low-key. Any school that wishes to begin travel home after the individual awards -- please free to head out.
-- 2 separate relay races will be held -- girls relay and boys relay.
-- 3 skiers each skiing a roughly 1km loop.
-- Schools are allowed up to 3 teams per gender.
-- Schools are allowed 1 team on the first row assuming space is available.
-- No awards will be provided


Past Results and Photos

2015 & 2016 Invitational Results

Photos of the 2015 Invite (credit: Julie Benson)


Any questions please email jd at xcoregon dot org