CALENDAR

 

October 2013 – April 2014

Oct
12
Sat
Canadian Strength Test @ Tahoe XC
Oct 12 all-day

The Canadian Strength Test

  1. Pull-Ups (1 min), Recovery (1 min)
  2. Sit-Ups (1 min), Recovery (1 min)
  3. Push-Ups (1 min), Recovery (1 min)
  4. Box jumps (1 min), Recovery (1 min)
  5. Bench Dips (1 min)

To get a strength score, multiply the number of pull-ups completed by 3, then add that score to the total repetitions completed in the other four exercises.

Oct
26
Sat
Drifter Time Trial @ Negro Canyon
Oct 26 all-day

Drifter Time Trial
2 kilometers running hill climb up Negro Canyon
Individual Start

Historical results

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!

Mar
17
Mon
FAR WEST BOARD MEETING @ Tahoe XC Yurt
Mar 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Apr
12
Sat
Elite Team Dinner @ Tahoe Cross Country Yurt
Apr 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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.

tickets

 

Menu

Hors D’oeuvres:

Pancetta wrapped Dates

Caprese

Soup:

Curried Carrot Soup with flatbread

Entrees:

Herb Roasted Chicken

-Or-

Roasted Winter Squash

on bed of a wild rice accompanied by roast asparagus and beets

Desert:

Marsala Baked Apples