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Taos World Championships, Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico
March 27 – March 30, 2024

The World Pro Ski Tour’s World Championships are just around the corner in Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico, March 27 – March 30, 2024. We will be hosting a super slalom and giant slalom for both the men and women. There will only be one qualification, a super slalom, which will be held on Thursday, March 28, 2024. We will run the super slaloms on Friday, followed by the giant slaloms on Saturday. See the enclosed schedule for more details.

REGISTRATON IS OPEN FOR TAOS, Follow the instructions below to register.

BIB DEADLINE IS MARCH 14! For your name to be printed on your bib, you will need to register and pay, no later than the March 14! For TV coverage it is highly recommended to have your name on your bib! There is no flexibility with this date, if we don’t hear from you by the 14th, your bib will be blank.

REGISTRATON WILL CLOSE THURSDAY, March 21, 2024, at midnight, MST. This allows our staff and TV production crew time to prepare for the upcoming events. For late entries after March 21, reach out to me directly for approval.

Schedule for Taos

Wednesday, March 27
3:00 – 6:00 pm Athlete Registration
6:00 pm Athlete Meeting
7:00 pm Athlete Press Conference

Thursday, March 28
8:00 – 10:00 am Late Registration
12:00 pm Qualifier – Super Slalom, Men and Women

Friday, March 29
9:00 – 9:45am Course Inspection
10:00 am Super Slalom, (1) men, (1) women

Saturday, March 30
9:00 – 9:45am Course Inspection
10:00 am Giant Slalom, (1) men, (1) women

Friday, February 16, between 3:00 to 6:00pm
On Friday, February 16, all athletes, including both men must check-in at Bear Valley Lodge between 3:00 to 5:30pm for bib distribution, lift tickets, handouts, and waivers that need to be completed prior to racing.

The meeting will follow registration which includes athletes, race staff, and the TV production team that will follow the racer registration, then followed by a Welcome Reception. Athlete’s must either attend in person or be on the Zoom call. We will email the Zoom call information a week prior to the meeting.

Entry fees for Taos, NM

For 2024 race season “All” athletes racing will be members of the tour at no additional fee.

Membership $0 membership for the season
Entry Fees Men & Women $300 entry for the weekend (2 events)
College Discount* $200 for entry for the weekend (2 events)

*For athletes attending college, you will need to send a photo of your active college ID to be eligible for the college discount. Once received the code will be sent to you, you will need the code before you pay for your entry.

For our online registration, if you have not raced with us this year, you will need to join the tour for these events. For the new members, you must register as a member first, set up a username and password, sign the waiver, complete the bio. The membership registration will ask you to pay, please follow the process the cost will be $0. Once you complete the membership process you will go back and pay the entry. See the details instructions below.

For the events in TAOS, we will qualify 32 for both men and women. If there are less than 28 athletes registered for either group, we will then qualify 16 (per governing rules).

The prize money will be matched for both the men and women. The overall World Champion winners at Taos, will receive an additional $25,000 bonus in addition to their prize money earned. A complete prize money breakdown will be available soon.

The Online Registration is a 3-step process. Please make sure to follow all the steps:

When registering as a Tour Member please follow the steps below.

Returning Members

  1. Click to login using the link below.

    After you log in you will be redirected to the race registration page. If you raced with WPST prior, you do not have to re-register, just log in.

  2. Pay for your entry fees to complete Race Registration

New Member Registration:

  1. Register for membership using the link below
  2. After registration go to the race registration page to pay your race entry fees.

*Athletes attending college, you will need to send a photo of your active college ID to be eligible for the college discount. Once received, the discount code will be sent to you. You will need this code before you pay for your fees.

Step 1. REGISTER AS MEMBER (racer portal) First Time

You must first create a racer account with a username and password at our website using the Member option When you get to the registration page you will be required to fill out a registration form that will provide us your bio information that will used on website, social media and TV appearances. After you submit the registration form you will be required to sign an athlete agreement. After signing the agreement, you will be automatically signed into the website and taken to the race registration page where you can begin the process of registering and paying. You will not be able to pay for races until after you have registered (setting up a username and password).

Step 2. DO NOT FORGET TO GO BACK AND PAY (racer portal)

Register and pay your race fee. After you join as a member, go back to the “Race Registration” page and you will see the price per each race on the race registration page.

Step 3. PRIZE MONEY PAYOUT (via email)

All prize money will be paid through ACH payment services and deposited directly into your bank account. For the 2024 season you must fill out new ACH and tax forms. You must complete these and email them back prior to your first event, at lmnelson@worldproskitour.com. This only has to be done one time for the season. The forms must be completed for any prize money payments to be made. These forms will be emailed to registered athletes racing in Taos in a separate email.

ACH form: For all Athletes to complete
W-9 For US Athletes
W-8BEN For Foreign Athletes

Our TV production company, eef4kproductions.tv is in full swing for the upcoming winter season. They will also produce several television shows throughout the season.

Life in Between Gates is syndicated to over 85,000,000 homes including NBC Sports regionally, AT&T Sports, Altitude Sports, NESN, Root Sports and more. Fox Sports 2 will host the highlight show and for streaming our events will be on multiple platforms including WPST Facebook, YouTu.be, and CBsports.com.

The World Pro Ski Tour is working diligently to build and promote the 2024 race season. We will announce any new updates, new sponsor information, schedule changes, and TV production at the athlete meeting.

If you have any questions prior to registering online, please contact me directly to avoid any issues with the registration portal.

We are all very excited to see everyone in Bear Valley, California!

Best Regards,
970-390-4800 lmnelson@worldproskitour.com

Critical Contact Information

Jon Franklin – CEO
303-601-3400 jonf@worldproskitour.com

Ed Rogers Chairman Emeritus
207-443-9535 erminc1@gmail.com

Barrett Stein – Event Director
970-708-5080 bstein@worldproskitour.com

Briar Schreiber – VP of Marketing
720-352-3101 briar@worldproskitour.com

Lisa Mutz-Nelson – Dir. Operations
970-390-4800 lmnelson@worldproskitour.com

John Jacobs – Technical Advisor
518-744-9460 jjacobs@reliableracing.com

Kevin Clarke – Tour Announcer
603-986-0839 kevinclarke@roadrunner.com

Kevin Kieley – Starter/Start Ref
207-701-1105 kkieley@stanthonyshrine.org

Hayden Scott – TV Producer
970-390-8811 hayden@eef4k.tv

Randy Pattison – Start Coordinator
909-744-0659 randy@alpinepacific.org

World Pro Ski Tour is invites you to a scheduled Zoom meeting:    

Wednesday, March 29, at 6:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

Topic: WPST Athlete Meeting – Bear Valley, California
Time: February 16, 2024, 6:00 PM PST (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 898 9571 7690
Passcode: 1

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