2018-19 Besh Cup Racing Season Registration is Open!

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

Register here 2018-19 Season Information US Ski & Snowboard Information New to Besh Cup...

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2018-19 Besh Cup Race Schedule

Posted by on Sep 18, 2018 in Season Race Format Information, Races, Besh Cup, Calendar, CCAK

The final ConocoPhillips Besh Cup racing schedule has been finalized. Besh Cup Calendar 2018-19 Season Besh 1 & 2 – December 15...

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

Posted by on Sep 13, 2018 in Season Race Format Information, Races, Besh Cup, 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 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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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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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 explain them...

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FIS and US Ski & Snowboard Rules for Sanctioned Events

Posted by on Sep 2, 2007 in US Ski & Snowboard & FIS, Besh Cup, US Ski & Snowboard / FIS Information

FIS Rules & Competition Guide US Ski & Snowboard Nordic Competition Guide Regarding race-day cancellation because of weather, FIS...

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Rules For Postponement, Cancellation or Relocation Prior To Race Day

Posted by on Sep 2, 2007 in Season Race Format Information, Races, Besh Cup

Note that refunds cannot be given for cancelled races.  All of the expenses  involved in putting on a race have been incurred prior to...

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