CALENDAR

 

May
14
Mon
FAR WEST BOARD MEETING and ANNUAL ELECTION OF DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS @ Truckee River Winery
May 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Far West Nordic Annual Meeting and the Annual Election of Directors and Officers will be held Monday, May 14, 2011 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.

Jun
24
Sun
WESTERN REG: Park City, Utah
Jun 24 – Jul 1 all-day
  • June 24-July 1, 2012
  • Cost: $900 Includes food, lodging, ground transportation, camp fee, etc.
  • By Invite Only
  • Signup Deadline: June 17, 2012

Open to Far West athletes by invite only. This is the premiere summer training camp for the best Juniors in the Western Region. Super motivating for the year ahead this is a must do camp if you are serious about your summer training and winter goals. A USSA license is required.

Coach will be  Kara LaPoint.


Checks are preferred for all payments.

Remember to send in your Medical Release, Waiver & Release Form, and Code of Conduct Form well in advance!

Jun
26
Tue
LAKE TAHOE/BLISS CAMP: D.L. Bliss State Park, CA
Jun 26 – Jun 28 all-day
  • June 26-28, 2012
  • Cost: $185
  • Open to all Far West Nordic Juniors ages 12-19 (11 year olds subject to coach’s discretion)
  • Signup Deadline: June 19, 2012

Open to all Far West juniors age 12-19. This is our best camp for those of you who have never been to a Far West Camp or those of you who want a little extra push and motivation. Super fun and challenging right here in our own beautiful backyard, the west shore of Lake Tahoe. Camp consists of hiking, kayaking, general water mayhem, rollerskiing, technique, and Fun.

Coaches will be Ben Grasseschi, Mary Ellen Benier, and Stefan Benier.

Checks are preferred for all payments.

Remember to send in your Medical Release, Waiver & Release Form, and Code of Conduct Form well in advance!

Jul
19
Thu
JUNE LAKE CAMP: June Lake, CA
Jul 19 – Jul 22 all-day
  • July 19-22, 2012
  • Cost: $235
  • Open to all Far West Nordic Juniors ages 13-19
  • Signup Deadline: July 12, 2012

The June Lake Camp is a Far West classic, the longest-running Nordic training camp in the division. It is both super fun and extremely motivating for just about any Junior athlete, whether you’re an experienced racer or an up-and-coming young competitor. Based out of  (where else?) beautiful June Lake in the Eastern Sierra, activities will include some challenging & scenic runs, great roller skiing on spectacular roads, and also an incredible hike to the top of a 13,000+ ft. peak, where you will truly feel “on top of the world.” Combined with traditional fun games, swimming, and great camaraderie, the June Lake Camp is the one must-do training session of the summer.

Open to all Far West juniors age 13-19. A super fun and motivating camp for the ‘old hands” to the ‘newbies’. Camp consists of amazing hiking, rollerskiing, sightseeing, and technique-ing.

Coaches will be Nancy Fiddler, Mark Nadell, Austin Meng, and more.

Remember to send in your Medical Release, Waiver & Release Form, and Code of Conduct Form well in advance!

Aug
13
Mon
FAR WEST BOARD MEETING @ Tahoe XC Yurt
Aug 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Aug
15
Wed
FW/PNSA Camp: Trinidad, CA
Aug 15 – Aug 19 all-day
  • August 15-19, 2012
  • Cost: $360
  • Open to Junior National Qualified athletes
  • Signup Deadline: August 5, 2012

Open to all Far West Juniors who have qualified for Junior Nationals. We have a friendly rivalry and shared training and technique experiences with Pacific Northwest Junior skiers. A super fun and challenging camp geared towards getting you ready for the hard training in the fall that is necessary to make you the best skier you can be. Camp consists of running, hiking, general water mayhem, rollerskiing, World Cup Soccer match, technique, and Fun; not necessarily in that order.

Coaches will be Ben Grasseschi, Ben Husaby, plus others.

 

Checks are preferred for all payments.

Remember to send in your Medical Release, Waiver & Release Form, and Code of Conduct Form well in advance!

Sep
10
Mon
FAR WEST BOARD MEETING @ Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation
Sep 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

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

All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Oct
27
Sat
FAR WEST NORDIC AUCTION/RAFFLE PARTY @ Olympic Village Lodge
Oct 27 all-day
FAR WEST NORDIC AUCTION/RAFFLE PARTY @ Olympic Village Lodge

Saturday • October 27, 2012 • 6PM

Olympic Village Lodge

Squaw Valley

A Benefit for the Far West Nordic Junior Ski Program

The 27th annual Far West Nordic Auction/Raffle Party will be held at the Olympic Village Lodge in Squaw Valley
Far West Nordic’s largest fundraiser for its Junior Nordic Programs.


TICKETS

Katrin Larusson

$30 Admission Ticket for ages 12 and up includes one raffle ticket.
Juniors age 11 and under $7 admission includes one kids raffle 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

Pasta Party

Traditional Caesar Salad
Spaghetti and Meatballs in Basil Marinara
Meat / Vegetable Lasagna
Gluten Free Pasta
Steamed Seasonal Vegetable Medley
Garlic Bread Sticks
Assorted Cookies

Wine by Truckee River Winery
Beer by Great Basin Brewing Company

 

PRIZES

Live Auction • Silent Auction • Raffle Prizes • Kids raffle

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. Pros include Glenn Jobe, Sally Jones, or Ben Grasseschi.

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
12
Mon
FAR WEST BOARD MEETING @ Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation
Nov 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.