2019 ConocoPhillips Besh Cup Races 5 & 6

Posted by on Jan 23, 2019 in Current Season Information, Besh Cup Races, Besh Cup General Information, CCAK

Besh Cup 6 Information Sunday Start List Bib Pickup Begins at 9:30am Registration is 9:00-10:00 Tshirts for sale – $20 If you have...

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2018-19 Besh Cup Racing Season Registration is Open!

Posted by on Oct 9, 2018 in Besh Cup Races, Besh Cup General Information, CCAK

Register here  – Registration closes at midnight of the WEDNESDAY before the weekend of racing. Rates – $35 per race for U16...

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2018-19 Besh Cup Race Schedule

Posted by on Sep 18, 2018 in Current Season Information, Besh Cup Races, Besh Cup General Information, CCAK

The final ConocoPhillips Besh Cup racing schedule has been finalized. Besh Cup Calendar 2018-19 Season As of January 16, 2019, this...

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2018-19 ConocoPhillips Besh Cup Racing Season Preparation Renew Your US Ski & Snowboard License!

Posted by on Sep 13, 2018 in Current Season Information, Besh Cup Races, Besh Cup General Information, Junior Nationals, CCAK

Season Schedule 2018-2019 The 2018-19 season schedule has been finalized. Besh Cup Calendar 2018-19 Season Coaches for Team Alaska The...

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How to Navigate the Conoco Phillips Besh Cup Races

Posted by on Jan 1, 2014 in Current Season Information, Besh Cup Races, Besh Cup General Information, 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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US Ski & Snowboard / FIS License Categories

Posted by on Oct 21, 2015 in US Ski & Snowboard & FIS, Besh Cup Races, Besh Cup General Information, US Ski & Snowboard Elite Training Groups

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 Current Season Information, Besh Cup Races, Besh Cup General Information, Junior Nationals, Arctic Winter Games

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

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Besh Cup Races 3 & 4 – Tsalteshi Trails Association, Soldotna

Posted by on Jan 14, 2019 in Current Season Information, Besh Cup Races, Besh Cup General Information

Updates will be posted here after the Wednesday night Competition Committee meeting.Tsalteshi Trail Access: ski trails are available to...

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Besh Cup Races 1 & 2 – Government Peak Recreation Area

Posted by on Dec 12, 2018 in Current Season Information, Besh Cup Races, Besh Cup General Information

Saturday: Interval Start Classic 11am Start – UPDATED 10am Friday U18+M – 15K (2 x 7.5K loop) U18+F – 10K (2 x 5K...

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Besh Cup Races 1 & 2 Government Peak Maps

Posted by on Dec 13, 2018 in Besh Cup Races, Besh Cup General Information

5K Course – Saturday & Sunday 7.5K Course – Saturday 3.75K Course – Saturday 3.75K Course –...

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2018-19 Besh Cups 1 & 2 CCAK Race Venue Assessment – Competition Committee Action

Posted by on Dec 6, 2018 in Besh Cup Races, Besh Cup General Information

Monday, December 10 post – Noon The Cross Country Alaska (CCAK) Competition Committee met tonight, Thursday, via teleconference to...

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

Posted by on Nov 16, 2016 in Besh Cup Races, Besh Cup General Information

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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Frequently Asked Questions About US Ski & Snowboard Licenses

Posted by on Sep 2, 2007 in US Ski & Snowboard & FIS, Besh Cup General Information, 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 Besh Cup Races, Besh Cup General Information, Junior Nationals, Junior Nationals & Arctic Winter Games, Besh Cup Points & Seed Points, Rankings, CCAK

Skiers who place in the top 20 after competing at Senior Nationals are ranked on the World Junior Ranking List (scroll to find list on the...

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CCAK Welcomes Trax Outdoor Center as a Sponsor!

Posted by on Jan 12, 2015 in Besh Cup Races, Besh Cup General Information, 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 General Information

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 General Information

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 General Information

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 General Information

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 General Information, 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 explain them...

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