CALENDAR

 

October 2013 – January 2014

Oct
26
Sat
FAR WEST NORDIC AUCTION/RAFFLE PARTY @ Truckee Rec Center
Oct 26 all-day
FAR WEST NORDIC AUCTION/RAFFLE PARTY @ Truckee Rec Center | Truckee | California | United States

Saturday • October 26, 2013 • 6PM

Truckee Community Recreation Center

A Benefit for the Far West Nordic Junior Ski Program

The 28th annual Far West Nordic Auction/Raffle Party will be held at the Truckee Community Recreation Center
Far West Nordic’s largest fundraiser for its Junior Nordic Programs.

Katrin Larusson

TICKETS

$40 Admission for ages 12 and up includes one raffle ticket.
$20 admission Juniors age 11 and under
$20 donation only ticket

Buy additional raffle tickets for $5 each.

Tickets will be available from Far West Nordic juniors, online, and at the door.

You can designate a Junior to receive credit for your online purchase.
We cannot credit individual Juniors for tickets purchased at the door.

 

FOOD

Taco and Burrito Bar by Annette Burkart Catering

Parent Dessert Bar

MEMBERSHIP

Stop by our membership table to join or renew.
Thank you to those who have joined or renewed their membership for 2013-2014.

PRIZES

Live Auction • Silent Auction • Raffle Prizes

It is not necessary to be present to win.

Thanks to all of our generous donors we have a phenomenal array of raffle and auction prizes including…

The Grand Raffle Prize Dream Ski Package: Salomon boots and bindings, Fischer Skis, Swix Poles, all top of the line,
and a 90 minute “Pick Your Pro” lesson.

Great Auction Items include Ski Area Passes – Restaurant Dining – Romantic Weekend Getaways – Ski Equipment – Vacations – “Celebrity” Ski Lessons – Fine Art – Outdoor Gear & Clothing – “One of a Kind” Prizes

Check back here for a list of prizes.

 

Nov
9
Sat
Boca Double Pole Time Trial @ Boca Reservoir
Nov 9 all-day

Boca Double Pole 3k uphill

Roller skiing double pole only
Individual start

Historical results

Nov
12
Tue
FAR WEST BOARD MEETING @ Tahoe XC Yurt
Nov 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Nov
15
Fri
New Moon Elite Team Fundraiser @ New Moon Natural Foods
Nov 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Friday  November 15th
5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
New Moon Natural Foods in Truckee.

New Moon Natural Foods in Truckee will be fundraising for the Elite Team. Mammoth Brewing Company will be sampling their beer with a $10 suggested donation with the proceeds going to The Far West Nordic Elite Team. Come and enjoy a beer tasting and help support he Elite Team!

Dec
8
Sun
Far West Nordic 2013 Season Kickoff Party @ Cottonwood Restaurant & Bar
Dec 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Far West Nordic 2013 Kickoff Dinner
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!

Buy your tickets today!  One raffle ticket included with admission.

 

Menu

SALAD

Chopped Cottonwood Caesar 

ENTRÉE CHOICE
(Individuals choose one on the night of the event)

Grilled Certified Angus Beef flank steak with a marsala demi-glace, roasted red potatoes and house vegetables

Pine nut crusted Southeast Asian basa with a tomato-dill Beurre blanc, rice, and house vegetables

Linguini with grilled chicken breast, diced tomatoes and a chipotle cream sauce

Butternut squash enchiladas with Ancho chile mole, cilantro and white cheddar cheese, sprinkled with toasted pumpkin seeds

DESSERT CHOICE

Petite fresh berry crisp with whipped cream
or
Petite chocolate brownie with whipped cream

“Chance” Raffle prizes

  • Blue Mountain Hat by Rivka Designs
  • Marble Neck Warmer by Rivka Designs
  • Soap, soap dish and loofa – Tahoe Mountain Soap Company
  • Tea and t-shirt – Tahoe Teas
  • Oakley Goggles
  • Swix Ski Bag
  • Olive Oils by Carolea
  • Lisa’s Luscious Jams and Spreads
  • Carmels and Carmel Syrup by Collin’s Caramels
  • Kids skis – Rossi classic 150 with NNN bindings
  • Margarita pitcher and four matching glasses
  • Four 1-day xc ski trail passes at Tamarack
  • Notecards by Kath McGaughey
  • Renewal Dermatology, Gift Certificate $250.00
  • Two lift passes to Sierra-at-Tahoe (good Mon-Fri)
  • Andrew Newell, U.S. Olympic Team Polo Shirt
  • Heart necklace by Riverside Studios
  • Tim Hauserman’s book, Cross Country Skiing in the Sierra Nevadas
  • K2 SNBD Snowboard, Coors Logo 22″ Stance and Length 55.9cm
Dec
14
Sat
Wild Cherries Elite Team Fundraiser @ Wild Cherries Coffee House
Dec 14 @ 6:00 am – 6:00 pm

WC logoWild Cherries Coffee House in Truckee
Saturday, December 14th
6am-6pm

Wild Cherries Coffee House in Truckee will be  donating 10% of all sales on December 14th to the Far West Nordic Elite Team. Come and enjoy a coffee or meal and help support the Elite Team!

Follow the Elite Team Blog!

Dec
21
Sat
ASC Freestyle Sprints @ Auburn Ski Club
Dec 21 all-day

Date: Saturday December 21, 2013
Time: 10 AM (youth start 9:30am)
Start: ASC Training Center
Interval Starts
Distance: 1 km
Cost: Pre Registration (by 2/18) $25, Juniors $20, Youth race $10 for ages 12 and under; Late Reg $40 , Juniors $35, Youth race $25
USSA scoring + $10 (For athletes wishing to be USSA scored (yes that’s all you Junior National hopefuls) add $10
ASC members $5 discount for preregistration
Register online at athleteinyou
NRL sanctioned
Preregistration required for JN Qualification
Info: www.auburnskiclub.org

Dec
22
Sun
Snowshoe Thompson Classic @ Auburn Ski Club
Dec 22 all-day

Date: December 22, 2013
Time: 10 AM Interval Starts (youth start 9:30am)
Start: ASC Training Center
Distance: 10 km Adult;  5km Juniors; 2km Youth
Cost: Pre Registration (by 2/18) $25, Juniors $20, Youth race $10; Late Reg $40 , Juniors $35, Youth race $25

USSA scoring + $10 (For athletes wishing to be USSA scored (yes that’s all you Junior National hopefulls) add $10
Juniors must have a USSA license and provide their USSA number by the morning of the race in order to get USSA points for the race.

ASC members $5 discount for preregistration
Register online at athleteinyou
Sponsored by Silver Sage Sports Performance
Info: www.auburnskiclub.org
Preregistration required for JN Qualification

Jan
20
Mon
MLK Freestyle JNQ Race @ Auburn Ski Club
Jan 20 all-day

Monday January 20th
Interval start at 9:30am
$10 entry fee for ASCTC members, $15 for non-members until 4pm Saturday
Race day registration $30

This is a JNQ only event with the following ages classes

  • U18/U20 boys  15km
  • U18/U20 girls 10km
  • U14/U16 boys and girls 5km

We NEED VOLUNTEERS to make this event happen. Please contact Meg Seifert at (530) 426-3313 x 103.

Registration

 

Sierra Skogsloppet: CANCELED/POSTPONED @ Tahoe Donner XC
Jan 20 all-day

Date: Monday January 20, 2014
Time: 10 AM
Start: Tahoe Donner XC
Wave Starts
Distance: 15 km Adults; U20 boys 15km; U18 Boys and U20/U18 Girls 10km; U16 Boys and Girls 5km; Youth 12yo & Under 2km
Pre Reg $25, Juniors $18,  Youth $5
Race Day registration: $30, Juniors $23, Youth $10
Fundraiser for the Truckee Schools Nordic Teams
Info: www.tdxc.com

Organized by our local school cross country ski teams as a fundraiser and starting at 10 a.m. A 2-kilometer course option for 12-year-olds and under will be available. Everyone is welcome and all participants enter the drawing for some great prizes donated by friends of the school teams.