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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.

2016 NASTAR Midwest Championships

Welch Village is the host venue for the 2016 NASTAR Midwest Regional Championships on Feb 27-28, 2016. 

2016 NASTAR Midwest Championships Flyer

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NASTAR at Welch Village

NASTAR races are open to everyone! No matter the age or the ability! 

2015/16 NASTAR Schedule & Rates

-  $5 for two runs
-  $10 unlimited runs one day
-  $75 NASTAR Season Pass (Unlimited NASTAR runs on 21 dates)

Friday Night NASTAR
-  7pm on Dan's Dive
- Dates: Dec. 18, Jan. 1, 8, 22, 29; Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26

Saturday NASTAR
- 3-4:30pm on Lookout
- Dates: Dec. 19, 26; Jan. 2, 9, 30; Feb. 13, 

- 10-11:30am on Lookout
- Dates: Dec. 20, 27; Jan. 3, 10, 31; Feb. 14, 

Questions about NASTAR at Welch Village?

Please email our Race Director, Tammy Coyne or call 651-258-4567 ext. 141

For more information on NASTAR click here

Office Hours Monday - Thursday
9am to 3pm
Office Hours Friday
9am to Noon
Winter, Mon-Thu
10am to 9pm
Winter, Fri-Sat
9am to 10pm
Winter, Sunday
9am to 9pm

Upcoming Events

  • Warren Miller's
    Warren Miller's "Here There and Everywhere"
    State Theatre - Minneapolis
    10/21/16 - 10/22/16 , 07:30 PM

    It’s been 67 years since ski-film pioneer Warren Miller picked up a camera to capture the wonder, the adventure, the humor and the beauty that is skiing. Since that time, Warren Miller film crews have traveled the globe, and their quest has taken powder-hungry filmgoers, Here, There & Everywhere—and this year continues that legacy.

    Click Here for Tickets 

  • Explore MN Slopes Ski and Snowboard Expo
    Explore MN Slopes Ski and Snowboard Expo
    Mall of America
    10/21/16 - 10/22/16 , 10:00 AM - 09:30 PM

    Kick off the Ski Season at the MOA over MEA!

    Click HERE for More Information

  • 2016 Job Fair
    2016 Job Fair
    October 27 5pm-8pm & October 29 10am-2pm
    10/27/16 - 10/29/16 ,
    Email: info@welchvillage.com
    Interested in working at Welch Village this winter?  Stop by our annual job fair to find out about available positions, our fun work environment and benefits.