- Event Time 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
- Event Start Date January 5, 2019
- Event Location 10901 Co Rd 117
The 2019 Heathen Challenge at Sunlight Mt. Resort will play host to the USSMA National / Worlds Team Qualifier.
This Sprint race will determine who qualifies for the USSMA Worlds Team for the “SPRINT RACE” discipline.
< USSMA Worlds Team Qualifier Race
2018/19 USSMA LICENSES ARE MANDATORY TO QUALIFY!!!
USSMA / ISMF Race Divisions: (male/female for each) *USSMA member / license REQUIRED (ISMF license not needed).
- Cadet (U17)
- Junior (18, 19, 20)
- Espoir (21, 22, 23)
- Open (21+)
- Masters (45+)
Recreation Divisions: (male/female for each) *No USSMA member / license needed.
- Youth (U17)
- Adult (21+)
TO DETERMINE YOUR RACING AGE:
For the 2018/19 season, your racing age is the age you will be on Dec 31st 2019. For example, if a kid is currently 17, but will be 18 by the end of the year, their racing age is 18 and they will need to sign up for a Junior (18,19,20) member/license.
1:05PM – Cadet Female Final
1:10PM – Junior Male Final
1:15PM – Junior Female Final
1:20PM – Senior Male Semifinal 1
1:25PM – Senior Male Semifinal 2
1:30PM – Senior Female Semifinal 1
1:35PM – Senior Male Semifinal 2
1:40PM – Espoir Male Final
1:45PM – Espoir Female Final
1:50PM – Senior Male Final
1:55PM – Senior Female Final
Course – Standard ISMF set up
The sprint course will have a a skinning section with several switchbacks, a booter, then another skinning section. The descent will be GS gates with a skate to the finish line. Skis must be attached to the pack for the booter. All transitions must be completed in the transition zone (for example, you cannot ski out of the transition until your skins are in your suit).