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Great day for flying among the trees! Aug 16, 2018
Great day for flying among the trees!
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Racing at Bretton Woods

Bretton Woods maintains several race courses, junior teams and leagues for skiers and riders who love ski racing.  For additional information regarding any of our race programs or offerings please call us at (603) 278-3320.

NEW FOR 2018/19! Team Inferno

Young skiers age 12-17 looking to enhance their overall winter sports experience will master the steeps and powder deeps, learn basic jumping skills, work on carving, run gates, spend some time in the glades and even experience Nordic skiing and snow tubing! 

For more information or to register please call 603.278.4422

Seasonal Schedule
  • November 24, 2018 - March 16, 2019
  • Saturdays 8:30am-2:30pm, plus select dates over vacation periods; unsupervised lunch from 11:30am-12:30pm
Pricing
  • Full Program: $1,200.00 per child; payment must be made by Oct. 1, 2018
Registration Details & Requirements
  • The minimum skiing ability to participate in this program is the “Blue Zone*” as described by the Bretton Woods Ski School.
    *Blue Zone: I am skiing mostly blue trails. I start some turns in a wedge. I am skiing parallel on blue trails. I challenge myself with some black trails.
  • All participants must have a Bretton Woods season pass or day ticket to participate each day.

2018/19 Bretton Woods Competition Center Programs

Bretton Woods is excited to offer Competition Center Programs for the 2018/19 winter season. These programs will introduce, develop and train aspiring racers. Additional season-long programs for juniors, including the Freestyle and Development Teams, are available as part of the Bretton Woods Ski and Snowboard School.

For more information or to register for any of these junior programs please contact (603) 278-3320 or submit an online request for more information. 

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U8 "Little Rippers" Program
(6-7 years old prior to 12/31/18)

Skiers ages 6-7 can enjoy our energetic and caring coaches with emphasis on fun. While teaching ski fundamentals, kids are actively learning and exploring the mountain while learning the safety rules and how to become more independent from mom and dad. They meet in the same place as the older athletes and get dropped off for lunch with their parents.

WHEN: November 24, 2018 - March 17, 2019
TIME: Saturday 8:30 am - 2:30 pm (unsupervised lunch from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm); Sunday 8:30 am - 11:30 am
COST: $1400 by Oct. 1, 2018; $1600 after Oct.1, 2018 

U10 Program
(8-9 years old prior to 12/31/18)

This program introduces children and parents to the world of racing and will focus on developing good skiing skills in a fun and safe environment. Our passionate coaches will lead the free skiing drills with a focus on ski fundamentals. We strongly believe that better skiers become better racers, following the philosophy of the US SKI Team. Athletes need to master skiing on all kinds of terrain and conditions before adding the tactics of running gates.  Therefore, the children in this program will be free skiing a lot. However, they will be introduced to short gates and get a taste of running slalom and giant slalom during the length of the season. Our 8 and 9 year olds will occasionally  traveling to other mountains for USSA races and skills camps supported by the USSA organization.

WHEN: November 24, 2018 - March 17, 2019
TIME: Saturday & Sunday, 8:30 am - 2:30 pm; unsupervised lunch from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
COST: $1700 by Oct. 1, 2018; $1900 after Oct.1, 2018

 

U12 Program
(10-11 years old prior to 12/31/18)

This program will continue to follow the progression still focusing on skill fundamentals, playing and skiing on different terrain. Stance, balance, turn shape and carving the ski edge to edge will be some of the goals for this age group. The concept of a proper line is taught while running Slalom and GS courses and starting to build awareness of trying to maintain the proper technique while applying tactics into a course.  Following the USSA guidelines we will be using brushes, short gates and build to regular course set on mostly mild terrain. These athletes will be participating in USSA/NHARA  open and qualifier races recommended by our experienced coaching staff.

WHEN: November 24, 2018 - March 17, 2019
TIME: Saturday & Sunday, 8:30 am - 2:30 pm; unsupervised lunch from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
COST: $1700 by Oct. 1, 2018; $1900 after Oct.1, 2018

U14 Program
(12-13 years old prior to 12/31/18) 

The 12 and 13 year olds are the age group in this program. It is important to keep working on their fundamental skills, best achieved in free skiing. A healthy mix of free skiing drills, in order to build and maintain good ski habits and gates are in focus. Through strong coaching leadership, a tiered platform will address new racers to the group. Traveling to other mountains will be encouraged but optional. This group will be racing in USSA open races as well as participating in "NHARA qualifiers". The coaches are fun and knowledgeable which makes it for a great learning experience. Using a journal is encouraged which helps athlete's awareness and ski with purpose. 

WHEN: November 24, 2018 - March 17, 2019
TIME: Saturday & Sunday, 8:30 am - 2:30 pm; unsupervised lunch from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
COST: $1700 by Oct. 1, 2018; $1900 after Oct.1, 2018

U16-18 Program
(14-17 year olds prior to 12/31/18)  

Seasoned racers in this age group will continue to focus on high energy training, race skills, energetic free skiing and reaching personal goals. There will be participants that may be new to racing in this age group, still, and our dedicated coaches will be working with each individual on his/her specific needs to each athlete will be able to reach their personal potential. The athletes in this group will be training at Bretton Woods and traveling to USSA and NHARA competitions at other mountains supported by our coaches. While still working on basic technical skills, we are also offering opportunities to experience Super G training and racing.  

WHEN: November 24, 2018 - March 17, 2019
TIME: Saturday & Sunday, 8:30 am - 2:30 pm; unsupervised lunch from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
COST: $1700 by Oct. 1, 2018; $1900 after Oct.1, 2018

Edge 2 Edge Racers Program
(14-17 year olds prior to 12/31/18)  

Busy teens age 15-18 can now participate in the U16-U19 program either Saturday OR Sunday, eliminating the full weekend commitment but with all the benefits of the full program. Your teen will still be able to compete in NHARA and USSA sanctioned events... All the great benefits with only half the commitment. 

WHEN: November 24, 2018 - March 17, 2019
TIME: Saturday & Sunday, 8:30 am - 2:30 pm; unsupervised lunch from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
COST: $1,200.00 per child; payment must be made by Oct. 1, 2018 or $125/child daily drop-in rate

Please Note

  • All participants must have a Bretton Woods season pass or day ticket to participate each day.
  • All programs will run daily during Christmas vacation (Dec. 27, 2018 - Jan. 1, 2019), MLK (Jan. 21, 2019) and Winter Vacation (Feb. 18-22, Feb. 25 - March 1, 2019).
  • Equipment Requirements: All athletes are required to wear a helmet (no soft ears). U12 and older racers must have an FIS approved helmet.
  • Recommended equipment U12 and older: GS skis, SL skis, SL protection gear, GS suit.
  • All athlets must have USSA and NHARA membership if they are racing.
  • Rates and information subject to change without notice.