WELCOME TO THE WORLD PRO SKI TOUR!
We are happy to announce our 2021 season opener at Steamboat Springs, Colorado at Howelsen Hill, February 5-8, 2021. We have compiled important information for our online registration process, COVID guidelines, accounting documents for prize money payout, an online link to access the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Athletes liability waiver along with a schedule of events for the weekend.
Due to COVID restrictions our athlete registration will be online using our racer portal to complete the registration documents and payments. Registration must be completed by 5:00 pm, Friday February 5. At 6:00 pm we will host the athlete and staff race meeting via an online Zoom call (call information provided below).
On Saturday a grey World Pro Ski Tour tent will be located at the base of the outdoor stairs to Olympian Hall on the race-hill side. All athletes must check-in for bib distributions, lift tickets, along with any other handouts. At this time, you will be required to go through a COVID screening. Masks must be worn at all times onsite, except for your run. You may remove your mask when called to start.
If you have already register for past events, just sign in using your username and password. Then go on to register for the race.
For our Steamboat events, we will offer one qualifier with two events/purses. Entry fees for Steamboat will be either $250 for members (plus $150 for membership) or $300 for non-members.
Membership $150 membership, $125 entry per event
Non-Membership $150 for entry
NCAA $100 (Must show proof of school)
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
- Discount lodging through host hotel (upon availability)
You will need to choose from the two options when registering, as a Tour Member or a Non-Tour Member first, please follow the steps below. For returning users or members, login and go to the “Race Registration” page to register and pay: https://worldproskitour.com/product-category/race-registration/
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 within 7 days of the event. (Can you add within 7 days). This is in the rule book.
We are all very excited to see you in Steamboat, CO, 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
2021 WORLD PRO SKI TOUR SEASON EVENT DATES
February 5-8, 2021 Steamboat Springs, CO, Howelsen Hill