Looking for more details about the program?  See our Frequently Asked Questions page by following the link below:

Frequently Asked Questions


It is not Ski Challenge policy to cancel or postpone races, however, in the event of very severe weather, only the team captains should call the Ski Challenge office. We will also post an announcement on the website and social media.  We will do all we can to make up canceled races.  We cannot issue refunds for canceled races that cannot be made up. Check here for updates on cancellations throughout the season.


If you sustain an injury prior to the start of the season which will prohibit you to race and you have already paid please contact the office.  If you sustain an injury during the season which will prohibit you from further racing you need to first try and find a replacement to “buy” your spot.


Ski Challenge does NOT give refunds if the season takes place.   If you are unable to participate after the season has started, you are welcome to “sell” your spot and get a replacement.  Your replacement must check in at the Ski Challenge registration table in order for the change to be made.  Ski Challenge does not sell spots on a per-week basis.  NO REFUNDS DUE TO CANCELLATIONS OR RACES YOU ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND.  No refunds due to weather.


As a captain, you are responsible for:

  • Getting a Deposit in to hold your team spot by September 15, 2023
  • Filling your team of 10 racers
  • Making sure everyone on your team registers and pays in a timely manner
  • Getting your desired running order in
  • Informing your team of all rules and information
  • Informing your team of any cancelations or schedule changes
  • Signing your team up for Championships at Giants Ridge

Existing Team

If you are an existing team, look for an e-mail sent to captains in July. This e-mail will invite captains to hold a team spot for the upcoming season by registering their team and paying a deposit. A deposit consists of payment for one team spot. This deposit is non-refundable even if the team does not end up existing. As an existing team, you have first dibs on your existing spot in your particular race series. After August 31, if the team spot has not been reserved and a deposit has not been received, you may lose your spot.   If an existing team is NOT reserved by October 31, it will be eliminated.

New Team

If you would like to form a new team, contact the Ski Challenge Office to get your name on the captain’s e-mail list. You may add your team to any race series that has room. Some race series events may be full unless an existing team does not return.  Call 952-894-9220 or e-mail to

Wait List

If you are looking for additional racers for your team, you can check out the Wait List.  This list consists of individuals looking for a team.



REGULAR SEASON - (Starting In January - 2024)
Regular Season - Early Pay$165$165 + CC FEEOct 31
Regular Season - After Oct 31$175$175 + CC FEEAfter Oct 31 and at
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What does the fee cover for Regular Season Racing?

Your fee covers all race event administration including your T-shirt, uniform/bib, two (more for bonuse leagues) timed runs per race, scoring and awards at each race, trophies and medals at the final league race, chances to win door prizes at each race, result newsletters, web site with updated scores every week, team photo, and staffing for each event.  Note that your fee does not completely cover the cost of all the above expenses, so the fee is subsidized with sponsorship money.  Ski Challenge does not charge or credit on a per-race system.  Note that fees include much more than the racing itself.  NO REFUNDS on Race Fees.  Lift tickets are NOT included in your fee for The Ski Challenge. You must purchase lift tickets from participating ski area in order to use the hill.


To see a complete list of the Ski Challenge Rules follow the link below:



Ski Challenge uses a team scoring and individual scoring method based on handicap numbers.  A handicap is just your percentage slower than a par time that is established by a par setter.  To see more details about scoring follow the link below:



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