WPST ATHLETE REGISTRATION GUIDE

Welcome to The World Pro Ski Tour!

Below is the Athlete Registration Guide for the 2024 World Pro Ski Tour Race Season Weekend
Bear Valley Resort, Bear Valley, California
February 16-18, 2024

Welcome to the 2024 winter race season, hosted by the World Pro Ski Tour. Our tour of professional ski races will host three venues this season, and once again we will offer a Women’s Tour.

The WPST will host six men’s and six women’s races. The race format will be dual super slalom or giant slalom, single-elimination, bracket-style competition. Prize money will be $10,000 going to first place in the first two events and going up to $20,000 for the World Championship events in Taos. The prize money will be matched for both the men and women’s events.

The first stop will take place in Aspen, Colorado, January 11-14, 2024 ad the base of Aspen Mountain next to the Silver Queen gondola. A single super slalom qualification will be held on Friday, January 12. The Super Slalom dual events will follow for both the men and women on Saturday and Sunday.

Below you will find information for our online and in-person registration process. We will post the 2024 Rules of Competition-Version 12, and the schedule of events on www.worldproskitour.com in the coming week.

SEASON SCHEDULE – Save the Dates!

January 11-14, 2024 2 Men/2 Women SL events Aspen, Colorado
February 16-18, 2024 2 Men SL/GS events Bear Valley, California

World Championships, Taos Ski Valley, NM

March 27-30, 2024 2 Men/2 Women SL/GS events Taos, New Mexico

Athlete Registration

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.

Athlete Meeting

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.

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

ENTRY FEES – Six season events for each of the men and women.
Membership $0 membership for the season
Entry Fees/Members $150 per event, $300 total per weekend

College Discount

$100 for entry $200 total per weekend
Email a copy of your school ID to Lisa for the discount code.
Men will qualify 32 for each race.

If there are less than 28 athletes, the field will be reduced to 16 to qualify (per governing rules). If there are less than 14 athletes, the field will be reduced to eight to qualify.

Women will qualify 8 in Bear Valley, CA.

When qualifying 16, if there are less than 14 athletes, the field will be reduced to eight to qualify.

ATHLETE REGISTRATION – IS NOW OPEN!

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR BEAR VALLEY! Follow the instructions below to register.

REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2024, at midnight, MST. This allows our staff and TV production crew time to prepare for the upcoming events. For late entries after February 9, reach out to me directly for approval.

BIB DEADLINE IS FREBRUARY 5! To have your name printed on your bib you will need to register no later than the 5!
After our first event, REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE, WEDNESDAY at 5:00pm MST, THE WEEK PRIOR TO THE ATHLETE MEETING. This allows our staff and TV production crew time to prepare for the upcoming events.

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. 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. You will be able to pay for multiple races at once if you choose so.

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 2024 we have a new account software, everyone who has raced with us in the past will need to fill these forms out once again.

The ACH and tax forms need to be complete and email them back prior to your first event, at lmnelson@worldproskitour.com. You will only have to complete this once. The forms must be completed for any prize money payments to be made. If for some reason the ACH will not work a check can be mailed to you. 

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,
Lisa
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)

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