XC Oregon H.S. Invitational

XC Oregon High School XC Ski Invitational

Date: Saturday, January 26, 2019

Location: Mt Bachelor Nordic Center

Latest Update: Tuesday, June 5

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

2018 Results

Event Maps: (2018 versions shown, to be confirmed Late Fall 2018)

5km Individual Course (and Relay Cut-offs)

5km Individual Stadium

Relay Stadium

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Essential Event Information & Schedule For Coaches

XC Oregon has again budgeted support for the 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 & low-key 3 x 1km freestyle relay (one girls relay, one boys relay) will follow individual race awards.

Host Northern League School: Bend SHS (providing course marshals)

Timing: Southern League

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INSTRUCTIONS FOR REGISTRATION:

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

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Sanctioning/Insurance:
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.

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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 team tent village area (please all teams attend)

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. Short award ceremony will ideally take place BEFORE the relay so teams that want to head out can do so.

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

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Past Results and Photos

Archived Invitational Results

Photos of the 2015 Invite (credit: Julie Benson)

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Any questions please email jd at xcoregon dot org

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