October 2013 – January 2014
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.
$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.
Taco and Burrito Bar by Annette Burkart Catering
Parent Dessert Bar
Stop by our membership table to join or renew.
Thank you to those who have joined or renewed their membership for 2013-2014.
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.
Boca Double Pole 3k uphill
Roller skiing double pole only
All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.
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!
Far West Nordic 2013 Kickoff Dinner
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.
Chopped Cottonwood Caesar
(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
Petite fresh berry crisp with whipped cream
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
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!
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Date: Saturday December 21, 2013
Time: 10 AM (youth start 9:30am)
Start: ASC Training Center
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
Preregistration required for JN Qualification
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.
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.
Date: Monday January 20, 2014
Time: 10 AM
Start: Tahoe Donner XC
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
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.