How to Navigate the Conoco Phillips Besh Cup Races

Posted by on Jan 1, 2014 in Season Race Format Information, Races, Besh Cup, Besh Race Host Clubs

Sample ConocoPhillips Besh Cup Race Weekend Timeline_2018 (Updated March 2018) If two weeks prior to the race, the scheduled venue has...

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2017-18 Season Race Format Information

Posted by on Mar 26, 2018 in Season Race Format Information, Races, Besh Cup

Besh Cup Calendar Distance & Formats The Competition Committee will meet at the Spring Summit and propose a format for the 2018-19...

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ConocoPhillips Besh Cup Races 5 & 6 – Kincaid Park, Anchorage

Posted by on Dec 12, 2017 in Races, Besh Cup

Update February 2, 2018 Besh Cup 5 & 6 Saturday, February 3 & Sunday, February 4 Kincaid Park – Anchorage, Alaska The Ski For...

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2018 Senior National Championships and Team Alaska Prequalifiers

Posted by on Jan 11, 2017 in Races, Junior Nationals, Junior Nationals & Arctic Winter Games, Teams, National Rankings, National & International, Rankings, National Teams (JWC/U23/J1 Scando/ etc.), CCAK

Many Alaskan skiers competed at the US Senior National Championships in Anchorage. Based on World Junior Cup points earned at these races,...

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2017-18 Season Registration Open!

Posted by on Sep 30, 2017 in Season Race Format Information, Races, Besh Cup, CCAK

Registration is open. Click here to register. See updated flyer: CCAK November 2017 Newsletter – as of November 22, 2017. Change to...

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ConocoPhillips Besh Cup Races 3 & 4 – Lookout Mountain, Homer_Startlist Update

Posted by on Jan 9, 2018 in Races, Besh Cup, CCAK

Homer races are a go! The report from KNSC is that the snow cover and base is good at Lookout Mountain. While it has been raining in the...

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Besh 1 & 2 Fairbanks Information – Start Lists Posted Besh 2

Posted by on Dec 12, 2017 in Races, Besh Cup, CCAK

Sunday Start List and Schedule Besh 2 Startlist Besh 2 Schedule Sunday Race Information Being that the race will no longer be held on the...

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US Ski & Snowboard / FIS License Categories

Posted by on Oct 21, 2015 in US Ski & Snowboard & FIS, Races, Besh Cup, US Ski & Snowboard / FIS Information

US Ski & Snowboard / FIS Licenses US Ski & Snowboard requires all who ski in sanctioned races (this includes ConocoPhillips Besh...

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2018-19 Season Age Class System

Posted by on Oct 15, 2013 in Season Race Format Information, Races, Besh Cup, Junior Nationals, Arctic Winter Games, Teams

Beginning with this 2013-2014 ski season, US Ski & Snowbard and CCAK adopted the “U” age class system with ‘U’...

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FIS Pole Length for Classical Technique Competitions in Effect for Besh Cup Races

Posted by on Nov 16, 2016 in Races, Besh Cup, CCAK

The FIS Council confirmed on 5th November 2016 the ICR Art. 343.8.1 and 343.12.1 regarding the pole length in classical technique...

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2017-18 ConocoPhillips Besh Cup Registration Opens October 4

Posted by on Oct 17, 2016 in Races, Besh Cup, CCAK

Registration begins October 4. Earlybird deadline November 30 – 6 races for the price of 5 (U16 & older) Pricing remains...

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Fast Track to Besh Cup Results

Posted by on Jan 24, 2016 in Races, CCAK

Besh Cup Race results – Click here. Includes January 21  – Besh Cup...

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Frequently Asked Questions About US Ski & Snowboard Licenses

Posted by on Sep 2, 2007 in US Ski & Snowboard & FIS, Besh Cup, Junior Nationals, Arctic Winter Games

Important information for all skiers trying out for Junior Nationals (JN) and Arctic Winter Games (AWG). US Ski & Snowboard requires...

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What Does Prequalification Mean and How Does it Affect Team Alaska?

Posted by on Jan 13, 2016 in Races, Besh Cup, Junior Nationals, Junior Nationals & Arctic Winter Games, Arctic Winter Games, Besh Cup Points & Seed Points, Teams, Rankings, CCAK

Skiers who place in the top 20 after competing at Senior Nationals are ranked on the World Junior Ranking List. Those who place in the top...

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CCAK Welcomes Trax Outdoor Center as a Sponsor!

Posted by on Jan 12, 2015 in Races, Besh Cup, CCAK

  Please visit Trax Outdoor Center on Friday, January 16 from 5-7pm for a parent/athlete night open house! CCAK is excited to have...

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Besh Cup Race Series General Information

Posted by on Nov 19, 2013 in Besh Cup

The Besh Cup race series is the premier cross country ski race series in Alaska. Here is some general info about the races. ENTRY FEES The...

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The Besh Cup Trophy And Its History

Posted by on Feb 8, 2011 in Besh Cup

The Besh Cup trophy is the most prestigious award of the Besh Cup race series. The award is given to the male and female skiers who earn...

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Rules For Sprint and Mass-Start Races

Posted by on Dec 20, 2007 in Besh Cup

There are special rules for the conduct of competitors during sprint competitions and during mass-start competitions. The most important of...

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Skiers should expect increased enforcement of technical rules

Posted by on Nov 25, 2009 in Besh Cup

At the international level, athletes have asked for obstructing and interference to be more closely called during sprint events.   ...

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The Points Lists – Explained

Posted by on Sep 2, 2007 in Besh Cup, Junior Nationals & Arctic Winter Games, Besh Cup Points & Seed Points, Rankings

Cross Country Alaska maintains three ranking lists, each with a specific purpose. This document attempts to explan them...

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