On February 11-12, young racers from throughout Northern BC will be tearing up the slopes at Purden at the first ever Rio Tinto Nancy Greene North Zone Festival hosted by the Prince George Ski Club.
Racers are expected to come from clubs throughout the north, including Prince George, Powder King, Quesnel, Williams Lake and Smithers
The competition is open to BC Alpine registered competitors in the U6 – U12 category. There is also an open class for U12 plus recreational racers.
Racers will compete is a dual combined GS race, dual slalom race, a kombi obstacle course, speed trap and jump skills.
“We are excited to put on an event like this for our young northern athletes,” says Deanna Devlin, one of the organizers of the event. Devlin says it provides an opportunity to bring skiers together from the north zone in a fun and friendly competition.
Entry fee is $40 per racer and includes lunch both days and a t-shirt. More information about the event and how to register can be found on BC Alpine website events calendar http://alpinecalendar.ca/eventFiles/raceNotices/2117.pdf
The PG Ski Club gratefully acknowledges the support of local sponsors including NR Motors, Northern Steel, Currents West Electric, Integris Credit Union, PowerPro, Krell Chiropractic and Tourism Prince George.