NASTAR at Welch Village

What is Nastar?


NASTAR is the acronym for the NAtional STAndard Race and is the largest public grassroots ski race program in the world. More than 95,000 Nature Valley NASTAR participants compete throughout the season to win platinum, gold, silver and bronze medals in their age and gender groups. In addition, participants are ranked in their ability group and the top ranked racers qualify to compete in the Nature Valley NASTAR National Championships.
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2013/14 Welch VIllage Nastar schedule

Friday Nights - Open Nastar is held every Friday night from 6:30pm - 8:30pm on Dan's Dive Dec. 20th - Feb. 28th.  There will not be Nastar on January 17th.  Race course is on Dan's Dive...register in Jaxx Chalet.

Weekend Slalom and GS NASTAR - NASTAR now keeps both a SL and GS handicap for you.  NASTAR Slalom sets will use stubby gates.  We offer SL and GS NASTAR on select weekends during the season.  All Weekend NASTAR will be held on Lookout.

2013/14 Weekend NASTAR Dates:  Saturday Dec 21, 3-4:30pm; Sunday Dec 22, 10-11:30am; Saturday Jan 18, 3-4:30pm; Sunday Jan 19, 10-11:30am; Saturday Feb 1, 3-4:30pm; Sunday Feb 2, 10-11:30am; Saturday March 1, 3-4:30pm

NASTAR Midwest Championships at Welch Village! Feb. 15-16, 2014.
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NASTAR National Championships - March 25-30, 2014 at Aspen/Snowmass
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Race Clinics

Spend some time with our qualified race clinicians to work on drills/skills outside the race course to improve your skiing once you are ready to enter the race course.  

Friday nights, 7-8pm, $25 includes clinic and unlimited Nastar runs, lift ticket additional.

Clinics are available Dec 20th through Jan. 31st, (No clinic or Nastar offered on Jan 17th).  

Register in our OnLine Store by Thursday noon, for the Friday clinic you plan to attend."


Nastar Rates

Two runs - $5

Unlimited one-day - $10

Nastar Race Clinic - $25

Nastar Season Pass - $60 (this provides unlimited Nastar at all times all season)

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For all Nastar questions please contact our Race Director Ann Kulla by email or call 651-258-4567 ext. 141



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