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maine-jr-ski-league-logo-180Chisholm Ski Club and Black Mountain Ski Resort will be hosting Day 2 of the 2016 Maine Jr. Ski League Class A Championships on Saturday, February 13th.

sassi logo2  BECAUSE OF EXTREMELY HIGH WINDS AND FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR ATHLETES, THE SASSI MEMORIAL 5K CLASSICAL THAT WAS SCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 31ST HAS BEEN CANCELED. EVERY EFFORT TO RESCHEDULE WILL BE MADE. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR MORE INFORMATION AS IT BECOMES AVAILABLE.

The  2015 Sassi 5K Classical race wil once again be run on the same day as the Junior Sassi Memorial 3K on Saturday, January 31st.

To help travelers coming to the race on Saturday, we have decided to delay the schedule by one hour. Here is the updated schedule:


12:00 U16 Boys
12:45 Men
2:00 U16 Girls
2:45 Women
This will have the last girl finishing about 3:55 PM

We will be using the John's 5K Course. Download map here.

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SASSI MEMORIAL

CROSS COUNTRY INVITATIONAL

 

JANUARY 30, 2016

BLACK MOUNTAIN OF MAINE

39 GLOVER ROAD

RUMFORD, MAINE 04276

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START TIME                  11:00 am     WOMEN

 

                                       1:00 pm       MEN

 

EVENT:                                       5km CLASSICAL15 second interval start

SEEDING:                        Coaches to seed skiers as they deem (list J2 seeding separately).

AWARDS:            Awards & U16 team naming will be at approximately 3:15 pm in the Stadium. Racers must be present to win the bib draws.

COACHES MEETING:            9:15 am in the first floor of the timing building (optional).

WAX TESTING:               Wax testing allowed on the course up to 15 minutes before the start. Everyone

            must ski in the direction of the race course.

WAXING:             Wax rooms available (for a fee) in the wax building on a first come first serve basis.  Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve a room.

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

MOVEMENT:                        Coaches must be wearing a coaches bib. All others will require a nordic pass.

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

REGISTRATION:                        Entry fee $10.00 per athlete. 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:            January 26, 2015 by 5 PM. DOB FOR EACH ATHLETE REQUIRED

                                                No change to start order on race day.

                                                E-mail            This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

                                                Tel:            207-357-8844            Cell

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.org for race results as well.

U16 SELECTION:            This will not be the selection race for the Maine U16 team. The selection race for the U16 and Eastern High school teams will be held at Black Mountain on Saturday, March 5th (U16 – born 2000 or 2001)

This is a chance for Skiers in grades 12 and under from across the State to come together in one great event with a course and venue prepared to a National level. This is the premier event of the season and a great preparation for the State Nordic meet.

 

Click Here to download pdf file of schedule

 

sassi logo2Fiona Ahearne, with her grandmother cheering her on, earned gold in the 2016 Women's Sassi Memorial Classical at Black Mountain Ski Resort on January 30th. Ahearne, who skis for Maine Coast Waldorf (formerly Merriconeag), finshed the 5K course in 17:16.3 to take the gold.

BECAUSE OF EXTREMELY HIGH WINDS AND FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR YOUNG ATHLETES, THE JR SASSI THAT WAS SCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 31ST HAS BEEN CANCELED. NO FURTHER INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME.

The  2015 Junior Sassi 3K Classical race wil once again be run on the same day as the Sassi Memorial 5K on Saturday, January 31st.

To help travelers coming to the race on Saturday, we have decided to delay the schedule by one hour. Here is the updated schedule:

10:00 - boys
10:30 - girls

We will be using a modified version of the Scotty's 3K map. Download map here.

Junior Sassi LogoCarter McPhedran and Cloe Sisson won the boys and girls 2016 Jr. Sassi 3K Classical at Black Mountain Ski Resort on Januray 30th. McPhedran, skiing for Maranacook, crossed the finish line ahead of the pack in a time of 10:07.2.

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