2017 Howmans Gap Allstars Inc XC Race Weekend - 8 / 9 July
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All the Important Stuff

The information below was from 2016 events - 2017 details coming soon.


Saturday 8 July 2017: Snow Trek & Travel High Plains Tour (A Victorian Ski Chase Event)

Organised by HGA Ski Club Inc on behalf of Ski Cross Country Victoria Inc

Freestyle (skate or classic) race with 4 course distance on offer being 2.5 km, 5 km, 10 km, and new for 2016, a 1 km fun event to encourage all skiers of any age to have a try of going around an easy race course (children 10 years of age and under must be accompanied by a parent.)

Prize Awards

Everyone who enters, pays the entry fee and completes the race will be eligible to win one of the many spot prizes.

For the new 1km Fun Event in 2016, spot prizes will be awarded randomly as participants cross the finish line. There will be no age category prizes for the 1km event.

Anyone may enter any race distance offered for the 2.5 km, 5 km and 10 km Snow Trek & Travel Wodonga High Plains Tour events, but category prizes may only be awarded as indicated by Y in the following table, provided there are sufficient entries in each respective category:

MALE FEMALE
2.5 km 5 km 10 km 2.5 km 5 km 10 km
Under 14 (13 and under) Y - - Y - -
Under 16 (14 - 15) - Y - - Y -
Under 18 (16 - 17) - - Y - Y -
Open (18 - 29) - Y Y - Y Y
Masters (30 - 49) - Y Y - Y Y
Grand Masters (50 and over) - Y Y - Y Y
1st Overall - - Y - - Y
Age you will be at 31 December 2016

Start 11am at Nordic Bowl (location will change if insufficient snow) ** Note that the new Fun 1 km event will start at Midday **
Entries taken online at High Plains Tour Entries up to 8.00pm on Friday 8/7/16 or at Windy corner between 9 and 10 am on 9/7/16. Pay fees on race day. See Note below re payment

Entry Fees (same as 2012))


Sunday 9 July 2017: YMCA Howmans Gap Victorian Relay Championships

Organised by HGA Ski Club Inc on behalf of Ski Cross Country Victoria Inc

Three person team (one classic and 2 freestyle skiers) relay races of 2.5kms and 5kms.

Everyone who enters, pays the entry fee and completes the race will be eligible to win one of the many spot prizes.



MAJOR SPOT PRIZE - Random Draw

Race Sponsors YMCA will provide one night's accommodation for 2 people at Howmans Gap.



Championship Certificates

For the YMCA Howmans Gap Victorian Relay Championships, teams may enter either the 2.5km or the 5km race distance offered but Championship certificates may only be awarded as indicated by Y in the following table, provided there are sufficient entries in each respective category.

MALE FEMALE
2.5 km 5 km 2.5 km 5 km
Under 14 (13 and under) Y - Y -
Under 16 (14 - 15) Y - Y -
Under 18 (16 - 17) Y - Y -
Under 35 (18 - 34) - Y - Y
Under 45 (35 - 44) - Y - Y
Under 55 (45 - 54) - Y Y -
55 and over Y - Y -
As indicated in the above table Champion certificates may be awarded as follows: Age at 31 December 2016.

Start 11am at Nordic Bowl (location will change if insufficient snow)
Entries taken at Windy corner between 9 and 10 am on Sun 10/7/16. Pay fees on race day.

ELIGIBILITY

At 31 December 2016
A junior will be aged under 18
A senior will be aged 18 or over
A master skier will be aged 30 - 49
A Grand Master skier will be aged 50 or over

Teams of any three skiers (1 x Classic and 2 x Freestyle technique) may enter, they do not need to be members of an organisation, but teams with members all of the same club, school or university member are encouraged. Championships can only be awarded to teams who are all of the same sex and all being eligible for the age category as per the table above and the criteria in the next paragraph.

A team can race and an individual can receive spot prizes, but the team will be ineligible to win or place in a Victorian Relay Championship if it contains: However, an older senior can race in a younger senior age category (they have attained that age)
Schools teams will be recognised as participating for their school.

Entry Fees - per 3 person team (same as 2012))


Payments

For the Snow Trek & Travel High Plains Tour , if you pre-register on line here, on the morning of the race you will need to sign the pre-printed entry form and pay your entry fees to complete your race entry.

If you need more information, email us