2019 Broomhall U16/EHSC Maine Nordic Selection Race

The 2019 Broomhall EHSC and U16 Maine Team Nordic selection race will take place at Black Mtn on Saturday, March 2nd.  The day begins with a 5K Classical in the morning and a freestyle pursuit in the afternoon.  CLICK HERE to register for the race.  Online registration closes on March 1st at 5pm.  Entry fee is $20 per racer.  Payment is done at race headquarters on race day.  The Maine team will be chosen from the day's results.  Those named to the team must be prepared to pay the team leader.  See the attachment for race details.   Updates about the selection race and Maine team info will be posted later.

EASEF Scholarship: For the third year in a row Maine Nordic has been awarded scholarship money to support athletes in need of financial assistance to attend the U16 and EHSC trips. This has generously been supplied by the Eastern Amateur Ski Educational Foundation. Athletes are encouraged to attend the Selection Race and scan/email the attached application form  by 2/28/19 to:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Successful applicants will be notified by email.

Maine EHSC Team: As of now (2/15), there are 24 spots for boys and 23 for girls.

 

**2/28 Update: The 2019 EHSC team fee will be $350/athlete. This includes all transportation from the FK race site to the Hampton Inn in Presque Isle, rooms, all meals, as well as the race entry fee. It does not include transportation to or from Fort Kent. 

The final trip cost for U16s is $275 per skier.  The U16 team is staying at the Riverview in Bethel.

   All athletes participating in either the EHSC or U16 Festival must also join NENSA in order to race at those events. (You do NOT need to be a NENSA member to race at the Selection Race). Maine Nordic team jackets will be available at the Selection Race for $100.00. All U16 and EHSC team members must make their non-refundable payment at the race Saturday. Please make all checks payable to Maine Nordic, and include the athletes name on the check.
 
For U16 questions, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  For EHSC questions, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
 

Broomhall 
EHSC & U16 Maine Team 
Nordic Qualifier

MARCH 2, 2019
BLACK MOUNTAIN OF MAINE
39 GLOVER ROAD
RUMFORD, MAINE  04276

 

SCHEDULE

8:00 Course open for inspection

8:45 Registration opens

10:00 Boy's Classical 5K interval start

11:30 Girl's Classical 5K interval start

12:30 Course closed for grooming

1:00 Course open for inspection

1:00 Bib pick up for Pursuit race

2:00 Boy's Freestyle 5K Pursuit Start

3:00Girl's Freestyle 5K Pursuit Start

3:45 Team announcement in Nordic Stadium

4:15 Team member sign up in Competition Center

EVENT:               5km  CLASSICAL15 second interval start

                           5km FREESTYLEPursuit start

AWARDS: Maine team announcement will be approx. 4:15 pm in the Stadium. 

COACHES MEETING:Virtual – www.mainehighschoolskiing.com

WAX TESTING:    Wax testing allowed on the course . Everyone must ski in the direction of the race course.

 

WAXING: Wax rooms available (for a fee $50 plus $50 key deposit) on a first come first serve basis.   Make check payable to Black Mountain of Maine.   Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.to reserve a room.

COURSESpectators and coaches are welcome out on the side of the course during race.

MOVEMENT:Coaches must be wearing a coach’s bib. All others will require a nordic pass.

 All skiers must travel in the direction of the race course at all times. 

REGISTRATION: Entry fee $20.00 per athlete.($23 day of race) Two coaches comp passes per team.

Make checks payable to:   

CHISHOLM SKI CLUB
P.O. BOX 616
RUMFORD, MAINE  04276

 

BIB PICK-UP: Bib pick-up will be in race headquarters upon arrival at Black Mountain. Race headquarters opens at 8:45am. Please return unused bibs prior to the start of the race. $50.00 fee charged for any lost bib.

ENTRY DEADLINE:March 1, 2019 by 5 PM.  DOB  REQUIRED FOR EACH ATHLETE

No change to start order on race day. 

Register Online at www.mainehighschoolskiing.com

Day of Race registration available.

(U16 – born 2003 or 2004)

RESULTS: Copies of the official results will be made available in race headquarters shortly after the race protest period. Visit our web site www.chisholmskiclub.orgfor race results as well.

MAINE TEAM SELECTION: Maine team will be chosen from the day’s race results: Selection will be made and announced at the awards ceremony. Those named to the team must be prepared to pay the team leader if intending to go.

This is a chance for Skiers in grades 8 to 12 from across the State to come together in a great event with a course and venue prepared to a National level.