2017 Michigan Tech CXC Junior Cup/FIS Open/Alumni Open

December 16-17, 2017
Michigan Tech Nordic Training Center - Houghton, Michigan

Saturday, December 16 - Freestyle Sprint
Sunday, December 17 - Classic Mass Start

Registration

Registration deadline: Tuesday, Dec. 12, 11:59 pm CT

CXC Junior Cup (JNQ) participants (U16, U18, U20) register at the CXC Registration Website

CXC Youth Cup participant (U14, U12) register at the CXC Youth Cup Registration (note, this is different than the Junior Cup registration)

FIS Open registrants (Open/Senior/Masters wanting to earn FIS or USSA points) also register at the CXC Registration Website

Alumni and friends wishing to ski in the Alumni Open (no FIS or USSA points earned), register using this Google form. There is no cost, but a donation to the MTU Nordic ski program is appreciated (here's the page to visit to do so)!

Questions? If you have questions about registration and/or FIS/USSA license requirements, contact Tom Smith, Head Coach, Michigan Tech Nordic Ski Team (thjsmith@mtu.edu or 906-487-2986).

Volunteers

We need volunteers for this race. If you are interested and available, please complete the volunteer form.

Distances

Saturday, December 16 - Freestyle Sprint

Sprint maps: 1.5 km | 880m | 600m | stadium

  • 1.5km - U18, U20, Collegiate, Masters, Senior
  • 0.9km - U16, U14
  • 0.6km - U12 and under

Sunday, December 17 - Classic Mass Start (5k/10k/15k)

Mass Start maps: 5km course | 3km course | 2km course | stadium

  • 15km (3 x 5km) - Men - U18, U20, Collegiate, Masters, Senior
  • 10km (2 x 5km) - Women - U18, U20, Collegiate, Masters, Senior
  • 5km - M/F U16
  • 3km - M/F U14
  • 2km - M/F U12 and under
  • 5km fun race - Michigan Tech alumni, area skiers, others (not a USSA/FIS scored race)

Wax Facilities

On request, each junior and collegiate team will be assigned space in one of the 10 rooms in the Michigan Tech wax building. Teams will share space with other teams. Power is available for wax trailers (but Michigan Tech will not provide any wax trailers). For more information contact Tom Smith at (541) 408-7833.

Lodging

Motel space in Houghton/Hancock will be limited, given that Michigan Tech's fall commencement is the same weekend as the JNQ. We recommend checking with the Keweenaw Convention and Visitors Bureau (www.keweenaw.info), as well as such alternatives as AirBnB, VRBO, and HomeAway.

Contact Information

Tom Smith, co-race director
Michigan Tech Head Coach
thjsmith@mtu.edu
(906) 487-2986
Joel Isaacson, co-race director
Associate Athletic Director, Michigan Tech
jdisaacs@mtu.edu
(906) 487-1915
   

Schedule

Friday, December 15

8:00 am - 5:00 pm Courses marked for training (purchase of trail pass required)
5:30 pm

Coaches Meeting - Room 237 - Student Development Complex (start lists will be available and bibs will be distributed after the meeting).

Saturday, December 16

7:30 AM

Race secretary building open for information and bib distribution

7:30 AM

Grooming complete; course open for inspection

   

9:00 AM

Qualifier U16 - boys and girls

9:40 AM

Qualifier open, master, senior, college, U20, U18 (men, then women)

   

10:40 AM

Heats - Men (Master, Senior, College, and any juniors among top 30 qualifying)

11:10 AM

Heats - Women (Master, Senior, College, and any juniors among top 30 qualifying)

11:40 AM

Semi-finals - Men

11:52 AM

Semi-finals - Women

12:04 PM

Final - Men

12:10 PM

Final - Women

   

12:21 PM

Heats - U20, U18 Men

12:51 PM

Heats - U20, U18 Women

1:21 PM

Semi-Finals - U20, U18 Men

1:33 PM

Semi-Finals - U20, U18 Women

1:45 PM

Final - U20, U18 Men

1:51 PM

Final - U20, U18 Women

   

2:12 PM

Semi-Finals - U16 boys

2:30 PM

Semi-Finals - U16 girls

2:48 PM

B and A Final - U16 boys

3:00 PM

B and A Final - U16 girls

   

3:27 PM

U14 Qualifier boys and girls

3:52 PM

U14 Boys Final (B and A)

4:04 PM

U14 Girls Final (B and A)

   

4:26 PM

Qualifier U12/U10 boys and girls (mass start)

4:41 PM

U12/U10 Boys Final

4:47 PM

U2/U10 Girls Final

 

Sunday, December 17

7:30 AM

Courses open for inspection

7:30 AM

Race secretary building open for information and bib distribution

   

9:00 AM

Master, senior, college, U20/U18 men 15 km (3 x 5km)

10:30 AM

Master, senior, college, U20/U18 women 10 km (2 x 5km)

12:10 PM

U16 boys then girls (1 x 5km)

   

1:10 PM

U14 boys then girls (1 x 2.8km)

   

2:05 PM

U12/U10 boys then girls (1 x 1.8km)

   

2:40 PM

Alumni and Friends 5km Fun Race