Elite Team Beer & Cider Tasting Fundraiser

beertastingNew Moon Natural Foods
Truckee, CA

Friday,  February 13th
5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

New Moon Natural Foods in Truckee will be fundraising for the Elite Team once again! Sample beer with a Donation with the proceeds going to The Far West Nordic Elite Team. Come and enjoy a beer and cider tasting and help support the Elite Team! $10 Suggested Donation, with all proceeds going to the ELITE TEAM.

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Far West Nordic 2014 “KICKOFF DINNER”

Far West Nordic 2014 Season “Kickoff Party”
Cottonwood Restaurant

Sunday, November 16, 2014   
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

daronrahlves-lifestyle-1687Guest Speaker: DARON RAHLVES

This is an incredibly fun evening of inspiration and socializing, Far West Nordic’s first “official” event of the season!

Social hour with cash bar, 3 course dinner with beer and wine, and raffle for a “Personally Inscribed 24″x36″ Photo Canvas Print of Daron Rahlves!”

Cost is $55 for Far West Nordic members and $65 for nonmembers.
Group discount for a table of 10 purchased by a Far West Nordic member is $500.


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jn2014-sprint_halvorsen-hannahDecember 6th, 2014
Truckee Community Recreation Center 

The 29th annual Far West Nordic Auction/Raffle Party will be held on Saturday, December 6th at the Truckee Community Recreation Center. This is the “CAN’T MISS” EVENT of the season. This is Far West Nordic’s largest fundraiser for its Junior Nordic Programs. Please plan on attending and bidding on some of our great prizes. Check for updates on our AUCTION PAGE. Tickets will be available at the door, or you can purchase entry tickets ONLINE.

And we need VOLUNTEERS for this, Far West Nordic’s most important fundraiser! Please CLICK HERE to sign up to help out before or during the event.



Tahoe XC Fast & Female Event

11 am, July 28, 2014 at Tahoe Cross Country


Junior Nordic Girls:  This day will be led by the phenomenal group of women training in the Truckee/ Tahoe area who are excited to share their stories, expertise, and passion for nordic skiing. Designed for young female athletes from 11 to 14 years old, you should come prepared to do a little rollerskiing, a lot of dancing, and with plenty of questions for the elite women skiers. Older Juniors are welcome to come as well, as participants or helpers. Girls Only! (Wearing pink is highly recommended.)

CLICK HERE to reserve a spot. Email Wilson Dippo wilson@tahoexc.org for questions.


Venue Change for End of the Season Party

PLEASE NOTE: Our End-of-the-Season Party for Far West Nordic has been moved!

fw_logo-small06The end-of-season awards and party will be held on Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 1-4 pm at the Rideout Community Center on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe, 740 Timberland Lane, Tahoe City, CA  96145.

This is a potluck, and you should bring your own utensils, plates and a cup.  Far West will provide water and lemonade.  If you want something stronger, you should BYOB.

There will be opportunities for basketball and ping pong, but you’re probably best leaving your kayaks and SUP’s at home.

This party is open to Far West Nordic juniors and their families, elite team, masters, and members.  Spread the word.




fw_logo-small06The Far West Nordic Annual Meeting and the Annual Election of Directors and Officers will be held Monday, May 12, 2014 at the Truckee River Winery (11467 Brockway Road, Truckee CA). Appetizers and wine and an informal get together from 5:30 pm followed by the board meeting and annual election of directors and officers at 6:30 pm. Come meet the Far West Nordic directors, officers, and committee members. Learn how you can get involved and help shape the future of Far West Nordic. 

WE WANT YOU!! Either as a Board Member, or key volunteer, or Committee Chair, we would love to take advantage of your energy and ideas how to make things better in the Nordic world. We need representatives from all walks of the skiing community, parents of junior athletes, racers, and recreational skiers. Board members and committee members are desired from all regions (Mammoth, South Lake, Bay area, etc.).

Application for Appointment to the Board of Directors (online form)

Application for Appointment to the Board of Directors

If you are interested in becoming a board member please submit an application and attend the annual meeting.

Elite Team Dinner

The Far West Elite Team is hosting a plated dinner at the Tahoe Cross Country Yurt Saturday April 12th at 6:00 p.m. Please join us as we wrap up the most successful season the Far West Elite Team has ever had and look forward to another great year. A delicious dinner will be served by the Elite Team in their finest attire. As part of a delicious meal, we will have a meat and a vegetarian entree options and are happy to accommodate other dietary restrictions if informed ahead of time. Cost will be 40$ a plate and capped at 40 seats due to space. All of the proceeds will go towards the Elite Team. Menu

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Far West Nordic 2013 Season Kickoff Party


Far West Nordic 2013 Season Kickoff Party
Cottonwood Restaurant

Sunday, December 8, 2013   
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Guest Speaker: MARCUS NASH and other Tahoe Olympians
2-Time Olympian and 9-Time National Champion

Social hour with cash bar, 3 course dinner with beer and wine,
and “Chance” raffle!
Cost is $55 for Far West Nordic members and $65 for nonmembers.
Group discount for a table of 10 Far West Nordic members $500.
Raffle tickets can be purchased at the door for some great prizes to help you get ready for the ski season! One raffle ticket included with admission.

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