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NASTAR National Championships

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When: March 26–30, 2014

Where: Snowmass

Join us for the most exciting amateur ski racing competition in America, the 2014 Nature Valley NASTAR National Championships.

NASTAR, the largest public grassroots ski race program in the world, is proud to partner with Aspen/Snowmass to host this marquee event. Avid skiers from approximately 45 states, ranging in age from three to 90, will converge on our world-class resort to compete for national titles in various divisions of the Nature Valley NASTAR National Championships.

The 2014 event, will celebrate the sport of alpine racing and serve as a reunion for the top recreational racers in the country. Aspen/Snowmass has planned an exciting week of activities that includes race clinics, races, free concerts, Warren Miller movie screenings, autograph signings by U.S. Ski Team alumni and NASTAR Pacesetters, competitor raffles/giveaways, awards receptions, a Family Challenge team competition and a Team Race. Participants and their guests will receive discounts on lift tickets and lodging and they will be given a credential that provides great deals at on-mountain restaurants and in-town discounts on food and beverages, merchandise and recreational activities.

Essential Information

Qualification

  • To qualify for the 2014 Championships, NASTAR racers must earn a top ten National Ranking or a top five State Ranking. Participants can also qualify by earning a top five Resort Ranking in their age and ability category by February 17, 2014. 
  • Racers will be categorized by age, gender, division and discipline and take two runs on Friday and two runs on Saturday. 

Visit NASTAR's official website to learn more about how to qualify for this event.

Scoring

  • The best handicap score earned Friday and the best handicap score earned on Saturday will be averaged to determine the competitors’ final results. 
  • Each racer that wins a Nature Valley NASTAR National Championship title is invited to compete in the final Race of Champions competition on Sunday. 
  • Racers carry their handicap into the race to level the playing field so that young and veteran racers have an opportunity to win and become the overall Nature Valley NASTAR National Champion. 

In addition, the fastest man and woman, based on raw time, during the Race of Champions will earn a trip to a U.S. Ski Team training camp in South America.

Additional Details

For more details visit the official website of the NASTAR National Championship.

Social Media

And for live updates, photos and videos "like" the NASTAR Facebook page.

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