Junior DTeam Ski Racing

The Welch Village D-Team is a ski development program which provides a junior racing venue to develop the skiing skills of each athlete.  Welch Village is part of the Midwest Sports Development League (MSDL).  The program emphasizes safety, enjoyment, fun, and learning at all times. 

Any skier can join the Welch Village D-team as long as they fit the age and ability requirements.  Athletes need to be between the ages of 6-17, age is determined by birthdate on Sept. 1st.  All athletes must be strong intermediate skiers and must be able to ride the chairlift without the assistance of an adult. 

Program consists of 7 training days at Welch Village and 4 races, 3 of which take place at other ski areas in the area.  


D-Team Announcements

For all important information and updates with the D-Team visit the official D-Team Blog

2015 D-Team Picnic - Sunday, Sept. 27th at 12pm; more details coming soon!


2014/15 Saturday Program (11 weeks)

2014/15 Information Only.  2015/16 Information coming soon!

Coaching Fee: $365 (all ages)

Coaching Fee Does Not Include Season Pass or Lift Tickets

Training Schedule:  9am-2pm; lunch break at 11am

Training Days: Dec. 13, 20, 27; Jan. 3, 17, 31; Feb. 21

Race Schedule: Jan. 10 @ Welch Village; Jan. 24 @ Powder Ridge; Feb. 7 @ Coffee Mill; Feb. 28 @ Mount Kato (Championship)

*D-team will not train or race on President's Weekend (Feb. 14-15) Due to the Midwest NASTAR Championships

*Helmets and eye protection are mandatory while participating in these programs per MSDL rules.


2014/15 Sunday Program (11 weeks)

Coaching Fee: $325 (all ages)

Coaching Fee Does Not Include Season Pass or Lift Tickets

Training Schedule: 12pm-4pm; break at 2pm

Training Days:  Dec. 14, 21, 28; Jan. 4,18; Feb. 1, 22

Race Schedule: Jan. 11 @ Welch Village; Jan. 25 @ Wild Mountain

Feb. 8 @ Trollhaugen; March 1 @ Afton Alps (Championship).


*D-team will not train or race on President's Weekend (Feb. 14-15) Due to the Midwest NASTAR Championships. 

*Helmets and eye protection are mandatory while participating in these programs per MSDL rules.


extra training?

Extra race training options on weeknights as well as race camps will now be coordinated through our new Race Academy!  CLICK HERE to see the Race Academy Training Options.


If you have a question about Junior Dteam racing, please contact Peter Zotalis via email at peter@welchvillage.com

Registration for the 2014/15 DTeam will be available approx. Oct. 1st, 2014

 

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Annual Jr. Race Team Picnic
Sunday, Sept. 17th at noon

Contact: Peter Zotalis
Email: peter@welchvillage.com

If you are a current Welch Village D-Team or USSA Alpine Team family please join us for our annual picnic on Sunday, Sept. 27th. Also, if you are planning on joining a race program for the first time in 2015/16, please come as well! All families are asked to bring a side dish or dessert to share.  Hot dogs & brats will be provided.


Ski & Board Equipment Sale and Swap
New Date This Year!
10/02/2015 - 10/03/2015
Email: info@welchvillage.com

Our Annual Ski and Snowboard Equipment Sale & Swap features brand new gear from local shops and used gear. Swap & Sale will be Friday, Oct. 2nd 4-9pm and Saturday, Oct. 3rd 10am-2pm.   Stay tuned for more information in the coming weeks! 


Bakkelyka Brew
Music and Craft Beer Festival
10/03/2015 // 03:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Join us for our first annual Bakkelyka Brew on Saturday, Oct. 3rd!

- 4 bands
- Beer tasting from 3-5pm with 15 local craft breweries
- Great food

Online Ticket Special until Sept 15th CLICK HERE

All event details CLICK HERE


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