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Northwoods Nordic Ski Club will host the Central Cross Country (CXC) Great Lakes Division (GLD) Junior National Cup (JNC) at our CAVOC venue on March 2-3, 2024. Located off of South Shore Drive, CAVOC has a 2.5km, 3.3km, 5.3km and 1500m FIS homolgulated trail system.
About the Races
This event is a CXC Cup Event and results will be scored to the Regional and National (NRL) ranking lists. The CXC Cup events are sanctioned by the U.S. Ski & Snowboard; a current Cross Country General or Competitor U16+ membership is required to enter the CXC Cup race. Junior athletes with CXC and US Ski and Snowboard competitor licenses will be scored to the regional and national ranking list.
Registration for the weekend is here: Link Coming Soon
Race Headquarters is located in the CAVOC Lodge: 4321 South Shore Drive, Rhinelander, WI.
Race Headquarters and Registration will be open at 8:00 am on Saturday and Sunday.
A Team Captains/Coaches Meeting will be held in the CAVOC Lodge on both Friday, March 1st and Saturday, March 2nd at 5:30pm.
12 pm to 5 pm - Both the skate distance (5.3km) and the classic sprint (1500m) courses will be marked and open for preview. All turning zones will be marked. A single classic track will be set on the skate distance (5.3 km) course.
8:00am - Course open. Bibbed coaches may be on course earlier.
8:00am until 10:00am - Registration is open.
9:30am - Course Closed.
Start times will be posted after registration is closed. It is anticipated that start times will begin at 10:00am.
The order of starts is as below.
Male U16 - Free Technique-Individual Start, 5.3km
Female U16 - Free Technique-Individual Start, 5.3km
Male U18/U20 - Free Technique-Individual Start, 10.6km (2 laps)
Female U18/U20 - Free Technique-Individual Start, 10.6km (2 laps)
Start lists will be posted at the link below when available. Live results are not official!
Fluoro waxes are not permitted at this event. No indoor waxing facilities will be provided. Some outdoor power hook-ups will be available. If you are bringing a wax tent or trailer and require a power source, please contact us by Friday so we can set aside an area for you. We have limited space so let us know early to assure a spot.
Only USSS coaching members with their assigned bibs, bibbed athletes, and credentialed volunteers/officials can be in the Field of Play (i.e., course, wax testing area and warm up trails).
Come out and help us with the venue. You'll have the best seat in the house! Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:
1) Click this link: coming soon
2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
3) Sign up! It's easy.
The table below provides contact information for local establishments.
The CAVOC Lodge is open and available for participants to gather. Several rows of tables and chairs will be setup to spread out.
There are several great viewing areas for spectators at the venue. Parking is available onsite with quick access to the venue. Indoor bathroom facilities are available in the CAVOC lodge and several porta potties are present.
No dogs are allowed on the CAVOC property.
Documents with information on the venue and course maps are available for download.