Western Region Projects
What are Western Region Projects
Western Region Training System
Fall Prep Period Projects
Western Region fall project schedule
November 9th-19th, 2016 Mammoth Mountain, CA
U19 and older: West Team and Regional Training Group.
The region is excited to offer a November project once again in the West, teaming up with Mammoth Mtn. Resort. This is a 4-event project, snow permitting, focusing on early season race prep, including NorAms. Athlete selection will include named WEST Team athletes and RTG athletes ranked from a 4-event NTSM selection board using the 3rd USSA points list. Arrival is on November 9th, with 9 days on snow over a 10-day period.
November 13th-19th, 2016 U19 National Performance series Vail, CO POSTPONED
U19 men: National selection, NTSM SL & GS FIS points plus 5 regional.
The National Performance Series brings together the best U19 athletes from across the country at multiple times throughout the winter to compete in a head-to-head training and racing environment. The goals are to expose young athletes to their national peer group, to stimulate growth through series competition, and to accelerate elite-level development toward international competition.
U19 NPS Schedule
Vail – November 14-19 – 2xSL, GS, GS Cancelled
November 21st-24th , 2016 National NorAm Prep - Copper, CO
U19 and older: West Team
This is a tri-regional project, focused on prep for Lake Louise and Panorama NorAms. West Team athletes intending on the December NorAms will be invited. More information will be sent as soon as available.
December 3rd-10th, 2016 U16 National Performance Series Beaver - Creek, CO
U16 men and women: National selection, WCP from U16 Nationals.
The U16 NPS is new this year and designed for both genders. The first project will take place in Colorado, in conjunction with the Beaver Creek Birds of Prey World Cup races, providing our best U16 athletes with a first-hand view of World Cup action and an opportunity to train afterward on a world-class venue. The second project will take place on the east coast at Burke Mountain. Results from the two projects will determine the team of 12 athletes who will be selected to compete in the Seven Nations Cup in Saalfelden/Hinterreit, AUT from Feb. 14-16, 2017. Those same 12 athletes will also be invited to participate in a training project during the Squaw Valley World Cup in March and they will be automatics to the U16 Nationals in Sugarloaf, ME.
U16 NPS Schedule
Beaver Creek, CO – December 4-10 – SG, GS PROJECT ANNOUNCEMENT
NorAm Projects announced November 15th
December 5-9, 2016 Lake Louise, CAN
December 11-18, 2016 Panorama, CAN
January 2-5, 2017 Burke, VT
January 2-5, 2017 Stowe, VT
February 1-4, 2017 Vail, CO
February 1-11, 2017 Copper, CO
March 17-18, 2017 NorAm Finals
March 19-20, 2017 NorAm Finals
March 17-20, 2017 NorAm Finals
March 22-23, 2017 NorAm Finals
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