WELCOME TO THE WORLD PRO SKI TOUR!
The 2020 race season is moving into the fourth event of the season at Waterville Valley, New Hampshire. We have enclosed registration information, critical contacts, our season schedule, and Waterville’s schedule of events.
The first part of our athlete registration takes place online using our racer portal to complete the required documents and payments. At Waterville Valley, NH the on-site registration will be Friday, March 13, from 3:00 to 6:00 pm at the Waterville Valley base lodge. All athletes must check-in for bib distributions, lift tickets, and any other handouts needed, followed by our racer meeting. You will also be required to sign a ski area liability release at the check-in.
For all athletes wishing to race in our World Championships in Taos, NM it is required that you become a tour member and race in either Waterville Valley, NH or Sunday River, ME our final two events of the season, non-members will not qualify to race at the World Championships. Taos will consist of a single SL qualifier for both events on Friday, April 10th, Dual SL on Saturday and Dual GS on Sunday April 12th. Athlete registration will be held on Thursday afternoon prior to qualifying. The entry fee will be $200 for the weekend and all athletes must race in both events, move information on these events will be distributed at Waterville Valley.
Entry Fees: Waterville Valley, NH
Membership $200 membership, $100 entry (Taos entry $200)
Non-Membership $150 for entry
Member Benefits Include:
- Customized Race Bib with racers name at each WPST event
- Discounted Race Entrance Fees
- Accumulate points for the overall season the Tour Champion Title
- Accumulate points for the overall season the Rookie of the Year Title
- Accumulated points from the Speed Run winner during each qualifying
- Priority seeding ahead of non-members in each event
- Ability to vote/sit on the WPST Racer Board
- 15% commission on any sponsorship brought to WPST
- Race in the season end World Championships in Taos, NM
Registration is a 3-step process…Please make sure to follow all the steps.
Step 1. REGISTER AS MEMBER OR NON-MEMBER
You must first create a racer account with a username and password at our website using one of the two options below, as a Member or a Non-Member. 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.
Step 2. DO NOT FORGET TO GO BACK AND PAY
Register and pay your race fee. If you choose to join as a member you will not get member discount pricing until after you have paid the membership fee, pay for your membership first, then go back to the “Race Registration” page and you will see the discounted price per each race on the race registration page, you will be able to pay for multiple races at once.
Step 3. PRIZE MONEY PAYOUT
This season all prize money will be paid through ACH payment services directly into your account. The ACH and tax forms will be available at racer registration when you check-in. These forms must be completed for payments to be made. If for some reason the ACH will not work a check can be mailed to you after the event.
We are all very excited to see you in Waterville, NH, if you have any questions, please contact me directly to discuss.
Critical Contact Information
Jon Franklin – CEO
Barrett Stein – Event Director
Briar Schreiber – Dir. PR, Marketing
Lisa Mutz-Nelson – Dir. Operations
John Jacobs – Chief of Course
Kevin Clarke – Tour Announcer
Kevin Kieley – Starter/Start Ref
Hayden Scott – TV Producer
WORLD PRO SKI TOUR 2019-2020 – SEASON EVENT DATES
December 13-15, 2019 Vail, CO
January 1-2, 2020 Steamboat Springs, CO, Howelsen Hill
January 17-18, 2020 Eldora Mountain, Nederland, CO
March 13-15, 2020 Waterville Valley, NH
April 3-5, 2020 Sunday River, ME
April 10-12, 2002 Taos, NM, World Championships (Tour members Only)