NASTAR National Championships at Winter Park Resort

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The Nature Valley NASTAR National Championships will return to Winter Park, March 24 – 27, 2011.  Winter Park Resort is proud to host the 2011 NASTAR National Championships. The 71st Anniversary season at Winter Park Resort will be celebrated with over 1,200 Nature Valley NASTAR qualifiers from across the country coming here to the Colorado Rockies for three days of competition, exciting events and world-class skiing and riding.

The top three finishers in each division at each of the NASTAR resorts will come to Winter Park to compete in the NASTAR National Championships.  With over 95,000 races in 28 states the NASTAR champions will be decided on the slopes of Winter Park.

This is the second year for the competition to take place here in WP and last years NASTAR event was a complete success.  If you are looking to come to NASTAR Winter PArk championship now is the time to book your stay.  Winter Park Base Lodging was sold out last year and this year is getting there also.  The No. 1 provider of Winter Park Resort Lodging is Winter Park Lodging Company.  So let WPLCo book your NASTAR Championship Lodging-Winter Park for you today.

NASTAR National Champioships Event Schedule:

Thursday, March 24

  • 7:30am – 9:00pm Competitor Check-In* (Vintage Hotel)
  • 9:00am – 3:00pm Optional Race Clinic
  • 5:30pm – 8:30pm National Championships Opening Ceremony (West Portal Plaza) » Winter Park welcomes Nature Valley NASTAR competitors and their guests with an evening filled with exciting activities! » 5:30-7:00pm Complimentary food and beverages for credentialed competitors and guests with bracelet). »
  • 6:00PM – 6:45 Warren Miller Screening of the Directors Cut of Wintervention »
  • 7:00pm – 8:30pm Live music by band TBD! » Chance to meet your fellow competitors from across the country.
  • 8:30pm Fireworks and torch light parade!

Friday, March 25 National Championships Competition Begins (DAY 1)

  • 7:30am – 12:00pm Competitor Late Arrival Check-In* (Vintage Hotel)
  • 9:30amRace Start Times Ages:
    • 21-44 Platinum & Gold (Lower Hughes, skiers right)**
    • Ages 45-54 Platinum & Gold (Lower Hughes, skiers left)
    • Ages 55-74 Platinum & Gold (Hughes Meadows)
    • Ages 21-49 Silver & Bronze (Upper Cranmer)**
    • Ages 50-74 Silver & Bronze (Middle Cranmer)**
    • Ages 75-95+ All Divisions (Lower Cranmer)**
    • Snowboard Division – all ages (Lower Cranmer)**
  • 11:15am
    • Ages 1-4 Platinum, Gold, Silver & Bronze Divisions (Lower Cranmer)**
  • 12:30pmRace Start Times  Ages:
    • 5-8 Platinum & Gold (Hughes Meadows)**
    • Ages 9-12 Platinum & Gold (Lower Hughes, skiers left)
    • Ages 13-20 Platinum & Gold (Lower Hughes, skiers right)
    • Ages 5-10 Silver & Bronze (Middle Cranmer)**
    • Ages 11-20 Silver & Bronze (Upper Cranmer)**
  • 3:30pm Friday’s Competition End
  • 3:30pm – 6:00pm Post-Race Ceremony (West Portal) »
  • 3:30 – 5:00pm Live music »
  • 5:00 – 6:00pm Introduction of U.S. Ski Team stars and competitor raffle to win great gear
  • 5:30pm Family Challenge Awards Ceremony

» Guests are welcome to attend (no bracelet required).

Saturday, March 26 National Championships Competition Begins (DAY 2)

  • 9:30am Race Start Times Ages:
    • 5-8 Platinum & Gold (Hughes Meadows)**
    • Ages 9-12 Platinum & Gold (Lower Hughes, skiers left)
    • Ages 13-20 Platinum & Gold (Lower Hughes, skiers right)
    • Ages 5-10 Silver & Bronze (Middle Cranmer)**
    • Ages 11-20 Silver & Bronze (Upper Cranmer)**
    • Ages 75-95+ All Divisions (Lower Cranmer)**
    • Snowboard Division – All Ages (Lower Cranmer)**
  • 11:15am Ages 1-4 Platinum, Gold, Silver & Bronze Divisions (Lower Cranmer)**
  • 12:30pm Race Start Times :
    • Ages 21-44 Platinum & Gold (Lower Hughes, skiers right)
    • Ages 45-54 Platinum & Gold (Lower Hughes, skiers left)
    • Ages 55-74 Platinum & Gold (Hughes Meadows)**
    • Ages 21-49 Silver & Bronze (Upper Cranmer)**
    • Ages 50-74 Silver & Bronze (Middle Cranmer)**
  • 3:30pm – 4:45pm Live Music
  • 5:00pm – 8:00pm Awards Ceremony (West Portal Station) » U.S. Ski Team & Olympic stars will present medals to the first, second and third place winners in each age & gender category in each division. » National Title winners (i.e. the first place finisher) in each age & gender category in each division will receive an invitation to race on Sunday. » Guests are welcome to attend (no bracelet required).
    • Awards will be prensented to age categories in the following order:
      • 95+, 90-94, 85-89, 80-84, 75-79, 70-74, 65-69, 60-64
      • 1-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-20
      • 55-59, 50-54, 45-49, 40-44, 35-39, 30-34, 21-29
  • 6:30pm – 10:00pm Awards Reception (West Portal) » Complimentary heavy hors d’oeuvres and non-alcoholic beverages for all National Championships competitors and their guests (cash bars available). » Swap stories with members of the Nature Valley NASTAR community, autograph session with U.S. Ski Team & Olympic stars and more!

» Guests are welcome to attend (guest bracelet required for admittance).

Sunday, March 27 Nature Valley NASTAR Race of Champions (National Title Winners Only)

  • 10:00am (Lower Hughes)
    • Non-Alpine Female – All Ages (snowboard, telemark & physically challenged)
    • Alpine Female – All Ages
    • “Race of Champions” Awards Ceremony (Lower Hughes finish area)
  • 11:00am (Lower Hughes)
    • Non-Alpine Male – All Ages (snowboard, telemark & physically challenged)
    • Alpine Male – All Ages
    • “Race of Champions” Awards Ceremony (Lower Hughes finish area)
  • 12:00pm Nature Valley NASTAR National Championships Ends

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