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Alpine Racing & Freestyle


Program Age Price (sign-up now for best price)
Alpine Racing U8 6 to 7 (ages listed as of January 1, 2014)
$1,700
Alpine Racing U10 8 to 9 (ages listed as of January 1, 2014)

$1,925

Alpine Racing U12 - U18 10 to 18 (ages listed as of January 1, 2014)
$2,025



Programs run every Saturday and Sunday beginning December 6, 2014 through March 29, 2015*

Programs offered on select dates during holiday periods. December 26 through December 31, 2014; January 2 – 4, 2015; January 15-17, 2015*

*subject to change

Daily sessions run from 8:30am-3pm (Lunch 11:30am-12:30pm) *

*Sessions subject to change based on circumstances at the discretion of the management
All programs require a helmet, no soft ears for all programs above U8 (ages 6-7)

To compete, athletes must be members of the Vermont Alpine Racing Association (VARA) and the United States Ski Association (USSA); non-scored for U12 and U14. NOTE: not required for U8 (ages 6-7), race participation encouraged for U10. 

ALL ALPINE RACE PROGRAMS REQUIRE MEMBERSHIP TO THE STRATTON WINTER SPORTS CLUB

U8 Alpine Race Program
8:30 am to 3 pm (Lunch 11:30 am to 12:30 pm)*
AGES 6–7.  This program is designed to introduce young skiers to the Stratton Mountain racing program, all mountain skiing, and skiing fundamentals.  The U8 program is a fun approach to free skiing, drills, and skills.  Participants must be self-sufficient and should be able to ride the lift alone, put on their own equipment, and ski parallel down intermediate terrain. The emphasis of the U8 age group is learning fundamental skiing skills, lots of skiing, and fun.  This group will participate in Stratton’s fun home race series during the season, but travel to other venues is not required.  Participants should have 1-pair for current model skis and properly fitted boots.

Requirements:  Membership to the Stratton Winter Sports Club

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U10 Alpine Race Program
8:30 am to 3 pm (Lunch 11:30 am to 12:30 pm) *  
AGES 8–9.   The emphasis in the U10 program is on building strong free skiing technique with an introduction to ski racing.  Basic balance and skiing fundamentals will be promoted as well as an introduction to race training.  The goal is create skiers with sound skiing skills, which will then help them become stronger racers.  There are five Southern Vermont Council races scheduled to give the participants the opportunity to experience competition.  Participants must be able to ride the lift alone, put on their own equipment and ski more advanced terrain. We encourage race participation which requires memberships in the Vermont Alpine Racing Association (VARA) and the United States Ski Association (USSA).  Participants should have 1-pair for current model GS-style skis and properly fitted boots.

Requirements:  VARA Membership, USSA ‘non-scored’ Membership, Helmet (no ‘soft ears’), Membership to the Stratton Winter Sports Club

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U12  Alpine Race Program
8:30 am to 3 pm (Lunch 11:30 am to 12:30 pm) *
AGES 10 –11. The U12 program is designed to continue development of the athletes’ basic skiing fundamentals through free skiing, drill work, drill courses, gate training, and an introduction to video analysis.  Strong skiing skills are a prerequisite with an emphasis on the ability to carve.  At this level, there is an increase in teaching race tactics and competition but basic skiing fundamentals and free skiing will continue to be the primary focus.  There are five Southern Vermont Council races scheduled for this age group that the athletes are expected to attend. Typical equipment needs for this group include: Helmet (no ‘soft ears’), slalom protection gear, a GS suit, and properly sized current slalom and giant slalom skis.  Athletes must be members of the Vermont Alpine Racing Association, (VARA) and the United States Ski Association (USSA).

Requirements:  VARA Membership, USSA ‘non-scored’ Membership, Helmet (no ‘soft ears’), Membership to the Stratton Winter Sports Club

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U14 Alpine Race Program
8:30 am to 3 pm (Lunch 11:30 am to 12:30 pm) *  
AGES 12-13.  The U14 program will focus on skiing skill development through technical free skiing, drill courses, video analysis, and gate training.  Athletes must be strong skiers with the ability to ski the entire mountain. Participants will continue focus on free ski fundamentals with an increase in gate training, competition, and video analysis.  The U14 age class will also be introduced to Super-G/speed elements training, and racing.  There are six Southern Vermont Council races for this group with the top performers advancing to a Vermont State Championship.  From State Championships, the top performers will move on to the U14 Eastern Championships.  Typical equipment needs for this age group include: Helmet (no ‘soft ears’), a GS suit, slalom protection gear, and properly sized slalom, giant slalom, and Super-G skis.  At this age, it is strongly recommend that athletes wear back protection when training GS and Super-G.  Athletes must be members of the Vermont Alpine Racing Association, (VARA) as well as the United States Ski Association (USSA). 

Requirements:  VARA Membership, USSA ‘non-scored’ Membership, Helmet (no ‘soft ears’), back protection (highly recommended), Membership to the Stratton Winter Sports Club

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U16 Alpine Race Program
8:30 am to 3 pm (Lunch 11:30 am to 12:30 pm) * 
AGES 14-15.  The U16 athletes typically have had a number of years of racing experience and are expert skiers.  The U16 program continues to work on technical free skiing with an increased focus on conditioning, gate training, racing, and video analysis.  The U16 athletes will participate in the Southern Vermont Council race series and the USSA Vermont Cup races.  The top athletes competing in the SVC race series will qualify for the Vermont State U16 Championship. The top performers at the U16 State Championships will move on to an Eastern U16 Championship event.  The athletes will also focus on the development of their USSA ‘point profile’ by competing in the ‘scored’ competitions (Vermont Cups & SVC Events).  Typical equipment needs include: Helmet (no ‘soft ears’), GS suit, slalom protection gear, a back protector, and properly sized SL, GS and SG skis.  Athletes must be members of the Vermont Alpine Racing Association (VARA) as well as the United States Ski Association (USSA).

Requirements:  VARA Membership, USSA ‘competitor’ Membership, Helmet (no ‘soft ears’), back protection (highly recommended), Membership to the Stratton Winter Sports Club

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U18/21 Alpine Race Program
8:30 am to 3 pm (Lunch 11:30 am to 12:30 pm) *
AGES 16-18.  The U18/21 program is for high school aged athletes who want to continue their ski racing in a weekend program.  These athletes participate in the USSA Vermont Cup ‘scored’ events.  The stronger athletes may qualify for one of the Eastern FIS race series.  The additional training on varied terrain will give an advantage to this aged athlete as they continue to develop their technical and tactical skills.  The U18/21 group will develop their skiing through technical free skiing, drill courses, increased gate training, and video analysis.  Typical equipment needs include:  Helmet (no ‘soft ears’), a GS suit, slalom protection gear, a back protector, and properly sized SL, GS and SG skis.  Athletes must be members of the Vermont Alpine Racing Association (VARA) as well as the United States Ski Association (USSA).  Athletes hoping to compete at a FIS level will need to purchase a FIS license prior to the season.

Requirements:  VARA Membership, USSA ‘Competitors’ Membership, Helmet (no ‘soft ears’), Membership to the Stratton Winter Sports Club

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PROGRAM AGE PRICE BY OCTOBER 8, 2012
Competition Junior Alpine Racing 8 to 18
$1,689

Program Age Price (sign-up Now for best price)
"Allegro" Junior Freestyle Development 8 to 18
$1,925
Freestyle B-Team 8 to 18 $2,650
Freestyle A-Team 8 to 18 $3,100









Programs run every Saturday and Sunday beginning December 6, 2014 through March 29, 2015*

Programs offered on select dates during holiday periods. December 26 through December 31, 2014; January 2 – 4, 2015; January 15-17,2015*

*subject to change

Daily sessions run from 8:30am-3pm (Lunch 11:30am-12:30pm) *

*Sessions subject to change based on circumstances at the discretion of the management


ALL FREESTYLE PROGRAMS REQUIRE MEMBERSHIP TO THE STRATTON WINTER SPORTS CLUB

ALLEGRO - Freestyle Development

AGES 8-16.  ADVANCED SKIERS ONLY.  Allegro is a high level development program geared toward improved skiing on expert terrain.  Participants in the Allegro program focus on skiing moguls and jumps, with particular attention to developing strong athletic skills that are related to Freestyle skiing. Coaches will work with participants during program sessions to focus on identifying and achieving a daily plan while working toward fulfillment of short and long term goals.  Athletes enrolled in Allegro will participate in ongoing goal setting and performance assessments to ensure proper placement and continued growth within our programs.

Requirements: Membership to the Stratton Winter Sports Club


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B-Team

AGE 10-16.  COMPETITIVE PROGRAM.  The Freestyle B Team is comprised of athletes whose primary goal is continued development in freestyle skiing through focused training session and competing in various mogul events. The B team is coached by former World Champions and current nationally ranked mogul competitors.  It is our goal that B team athletes work to build a strong freestyle skiing foundation while competing in the Eastern Qualifying Series Mogul Events in Vermont. Our coaches work with potential athletes to determine their current abilities and discuss short and long term goals to determine proper placement within our program. Coaches work closely with our B team athletes providing on and off snow instructional lessons and strong coaching during our B team athletes competition runs.

Requirements: Membership to the Stratton Winter Sports Club


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A-Team

AGE 14-18.  COMPETITIVE PROGRAM.  The A-Team participates in the highest level of training and competition within our Freestyle program. Our A-Team is coached by former Olympians as well as US Freestyle Ski Team Members. Our coaches’ work with our A team athletes to develop training programs that relate to a schedule that includes more competitive mogul events in the Eastern Region. With personalized training profiles, sessions will be based on short and long term goals as developed by both coaches and athletes.  Ongoing performance and conduct assessments will be used to measure the effectiveness of the training outline.

Requirements: Membership to the Stratton Winter Sports Club


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Freestyle Programs Daily Schedule:
8:20am: Meet coaches in front of Ski School Building
8:30am: Athletes/coaches head up for warm up-Session 1
8:30-11:30am: Session 1
11:30am: Lunch
12:25pm: Meet coaches in front of Ski School Building
12:30pm: Athletes/coaches head up for warm up-Session 2
12:30-2:30pm: Session 2
2:30pm: End of day for athletes.

Program Age Price (sign-up now for best Price)
Master Alpine Racing 19+
$2,025
(M1)Masters 101 19+ $1,425


M1 Participants: Do you have children enrolled in Seasonal Programs? Call 1-800-STRATTON (787-2886) and ask about special discounts just for you!

Programs run every Saturday and Sunday beginning December 6, 2014 through March 29, 2015*

Programs offered on select dates during holiday periods. December 26 through December 31, 2014; January 2 – 4, 2015; January 15-17,2015*

*subject to change

Daily sessions run from 8:30am-3pm (Lunch 11:30am-12:30pm) *

*Sessions subject to change based on circumstances at the discretion of the management

ALL MASTERS RACING PROGRAMS REQUIRE MEMBERSHIP TO THE STRATTON WINTER SPORTS CLUB

MASTERS ALPINE RACING
8:30 am to 2:30 pm (Lunch: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm)

AGE 19 AND UP. The Masters Racing program is for the Master racer who wants to continue their ski training and racing in a weekend adult program.  Some of the participants compete in the New England Masters race series, while others just love to ski fast and train lots of gates.  The training on varied terrain with dedicated program coaches will give an advantage to the master aged athlete who wants to continue to develop their technical and tactical skills.  Typical equipment needs include:  Helmet (no ‘soft ears’), a GS suit, slalom protection gear, a back protector, and properly sized SL and GS skis.  Participants are encouraged to become members of the Vermont Alpine Racing Association (VARA) as well as the United States Ski Association (USSA).  

The Master-Racing program also offers a Friday-Sunday (Masters + Friday) program for those Masters racers looking for more skiing and training.  The Friday program runs from 9:00am-2:30pm on all non-holidays.

Requirements:  USSA ‘Competitors’ Membership, Helmet (no ‘soft ears’), Membership to the Stratton Winter Sports Club

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MASTERS 101 - M1 
8:30 am to 11:30 (MORNING SESSION ONLY)

AGE 19 AND UP.  The Masters-M1 program is for the newer Master skier or racer who wants to improve their skiing skills, train in entry-level courses, and enjoy skiing Stratton with a like-minded group of adults.  Participants will work on their skiing and training skills in a relaxed atmosphere and may join in with the Masters-Racing program once they are ready.  Dedicated coaches will teach and guide the group through GS and SL skills, as well as free skiing fundamentals.  This is a program for those looking to learn and have a fun time in the process.  This is a morning program that runs from 8:30am-11:30am.

Requirements:  Helmet, Membership to the Stratton Winter Sports Club

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