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Regular season leagues start in January and run for seven consecutive weeks. Races usually take and hour to an hour and a half. Ski Challenge offers seven leagues at Buck Hill.
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- Calendar of Events
- Overall League Schedule
- What do I do at the First Race?
- End of Season Awards
COSTREGULAR SEASON - (Starting In January - 2024)
|Regular Season - Early Pay||TBD||TBD + CC FEE||Oct 31|
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Adult (teen) Leagues (13+) – League Description
For Adults and teens. Ages 13 and over. Younger kids are welcome to Guest Race if accompanied with a parent and follow our Guest Racing Policies.
Leagues: Buck Hill Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday DAY, Wednesday PM, Thursday
Please note that these leagues are focused around adults and if you choose to sign your teen up to participate with you, we cannot guarantee that the atmosphere at awards will always be appropriate for kids.
All Age Leagues (All Ages) – League Description
For ages 4 and over. All ages are welcome to join teams, however, kids and adults will NOT be separated out for individual awards such as Fastest, Fast, Most Improved. Teams will be be ranked together for standings. Parents are NOT required to race. These leagues may consist of more adults than kids. If you are looking for leagues with more kids please see our ADULT + KIDS LEAGUES.
Leagues: Buck Hill Sunday PM League
End of Year League Awards – Kids and Adults will be ranked separately for Fastest of the League and Most Improved of the League. Most Valuable of the League will be given out to one racer and can be either an Adult or Kid.
If an All Age League ends up with more than 10 girls and 10 boys under 18 years of age participating, it will be converted to an Adult + Kids League where individual awards are separated out.
FAMILY LEAGUE – Adult + Kids (4+) – League Description
PLEASE NOTE – In order for an All Age league to be considered an “Adult + Kids” league, we need at least 10 girls and 10 boys under the age of 18 participating.
Teams can consist of all adults, all kids, or mixed. 18 Year old and up are considered adults. 17 and under are considered kids. Separate awards for Fastest, Fast and Most Improved will be given to adults and kids. Teams will be be ranked together for league standings.
End of Year League Awards* – Separate Fastest of the League and Most Improved of the League for Adults and Kids. Most Valuable of the League will be given out to one racer and can be either and Adult or Kid. (*There are no end of year individual league awards for preseason leagues)
Parents are allowed to race out of turn if they need to help their little ones. Parents are allowed to guide young, inexperienced racers through the course. Check with the Ski Challenge Staff for specifics. Younger or inexperienced racers are welcome to start at the bottom of the start ramp. Parents are not required to race, but are strongly encouraged to attend the race. Ski Challenge will have one staff member at the top of the hill getting racers in order and instructing on how to participate in the race. Ski Challenge does not have the staffing to assist racers on the chair lift.
Younger, less experienced racers are allowed to slowly snow plow through the course during inspection and may also try the ramp during inspection upon Race Crew approval. More experienced racers are asked to follow the Ski Challenge inspection rules.
Leagues: Buck Hill Sunday AM
Each participant gets to take extra runs (3 or 4 total) in the race. Only the best time in each run will be used to determine handicaps. The following are considered bonus leagues for the 2023-24 season*: Buck Hill Sunday PM, Buck Hill Monday (3 RUNS TOTAL) * May Change back to a “normal” league if the league gets too big.