Juniors Birkies Sunday 9th August

Eric’s  Junior Birkie Coaching Session this Sunday will start at 10am in the Nordic Bowl  NOT 10:45am as has been the previous arrangement. Following the coaching session juniors will be able to enter the Mini Series Race #3 in classical technique starting at 10:45am. Enter the Mini Series at Windy Corner Day Shelter from 9:15am.

The Rocky Valley Rush/Sun Valley Ramble will start at 11:15am following the Mini Series Race. Click [HERE] to enter.

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Hoppet Volunteers needed

The 2015 Kangaroo Hoppet needs help with many tasks leading up to and on the day of the running of the 25th event.

Please register your preferences by clicking [HERE]

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Ski de Femme, Rocky Valley Rush, Mini Series & Junior Joey this weekend – 8/9 August

      • Saturday 8th AugustSki de Femme. 10am: Start of free instruction sessions in  classical or skating technique – meet in the Nordic Bowl, Falls Creek. Then at 12noon there are fun events: 1.0/2.5/5km. To register online — [BOOK HERE]
      • Saturday 8th August – Junior Joey #2. Meet at the Clubhouse at Windy Corner, Falls Creek at 11am for a snowgaine event.
      • Sunday 9th August –  Rocky Valley Rush 14km (freestyle or classic style) or Sun Valley Ramble 7km classic only. Online entries close Friday 7th August at 5pm. Click [HERE] to enter. Race starts at 11:15am in the Falls Creek Nordic Bowl. Late entries and number collection at the Windy Corner Day Shelter from 9am.
      • Sunday 9th AugustSnow Trek & Travel Mini Series race #3classical style. Distances: 0.5/0.75/1.0/1.5/2.5km.  Starts at 10:45am in the Falls Creek Nordic Bowl. Enter at the Windy Corner Day Shelter from 9:15am.

      • Sat/Sun 15th/16th AugustNational Open & Masters XC Ski Championships – Falls Creek. Entries close Sunday 9th August. Click [HERE] to enter.
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Birkie Junior Coaching

This weekend (July 18-19th) is the Victorian Junior XC Ski Championships at Falls Creek with Classic Sprint on Saturday and the distance events on Sunday. All Birkie Juniors are encouraged to participate and have some fun out on the track.

Enter on the day only. Please click [HERE] to view and download an Entry Form. Please print it off, fill it in and bring it to the Windy Corner Race Office with the fee. Doing this will save time on the day. The form contains all the details: styles, start times, fees, classes, etc. The championships are being conducted by the Wangaratta Ski Club.

Eric’s coaching session — Eric will still run a coaching session for one hour in skate technique after the races at 12.30 or when presentations are over.

Too Young for Birkie Juniors? — Alecia Phillips, will be running a special session for U12’s from 11.30 -12.30 on Sunday!! Alecia instructed on Birkie Junior Camp last year and is the person with the big smile who will make sure you have fun and improve your skiing! The session is after the U12 races, so you may want to have an early snack.

More details on where to meet will be posted in the club house

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Mid Season Dinner at Roi’s Restaurant

Don’t miss out this year. Our Social Secretary Kerry Lucas needs to know if you are attending so please RSVP urgently.

This will be held on Thursday 23 July at Roi’s  Restaurant Kiewa Valley Highway Tawonga starting at 6pm. The two course meal is subsidised $15.00 by the club. Members pay for their own drinks.

RSVP by Monday 20 July — Kerry Lucas, Email <km.lucas@bigpond.com>, Tel: 5754 1341 or Mob: 0407 814 114

 

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Victorian Junior XC Championships – July 18th-19th Falls Creek

Enter on the day only. Please click [HERE] to view and download an Entry Form. Please print it off, fill it in and bring it to the Windy Corner Race Office with the fee. Doing this will save time on the day. The form contains all the details: styles, start times, fees, classes, etc. The championships are being conducted by the Wangaratta Ski Club.

Junior Birkie Coaching Program   Important notice — This program was outlined in the July Birkebeiner Bulletin on page 11. The program is designed for juniors graduating from Junior Joeys, and in year 5 to 9. Young skiers cannot be catered for. Please do not bring younger children or inexperienced children. We cannot cater for them, and turning them away will be upsetting for us all.

Posted in Juniors & Joeys, Race Info & Results

Adult Instruction Clinics with Eric start Tuesday 14th July

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