2020 Junior Nationals

2020 Arctic Winter Games

Two $2,000 Pia's Scholarship is available for JNs. Click here for the application and instructions to apply.

2020 Cross Country Junior Nationals will be held in Truckee, California hosted by the Auburn Ski Club Training Center  March 7th – 14th, 2020.

Visit the Auburn Ski Club Junior Nationals website for specifics about the event. Tickets are secured and the departure date for Team Alaska is the early morning of Thursday, March 5. The return date is arriving in Anchorage Sunday, March 15.

 

 

Click here for the Junior Nationals team packet. If you are in contention for Junior Nationals or AWG, to streamline the process on Sunday, please print your own copy of the packet and have paperwork signed and ready to submit. Bonus points for having it in an envelope.

The team quota for the 2020 season is once again be expanded to 50 athletes.

Arctic Winter Games 2020 will be held in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory. The dates are March 15-21, 2020 (departing March 13, arrive home March 22). Click the above link to be taken to the cross country ski page of Team Alaska AWG.

Once you are named to the team, please visit the Home page of Team Alaska and Register your athlete. Click link and scroll to "Register Your Athlete"

Click here for Cross Country Alaska AWG team packet. If you are in contention for Junior Nationals or AWG, to streamline the process on Sunday, please print your own copy of the packet and have paperwork signed and ready to submit. Bonus points for having it in an envelope.

  • The pdf titled 2020 AWG Info Packet includes all forms that need signatures:

    • The only one that needs to be submitted on Sunday, February 2 is the Athlete Information Form.

    • The travel form that requires a notary should be returned to Shawn Maltby of Team Alaska or uploaded to the online athlete profile (contact info in packet) once your position with AWG is secured.

    • The Code of Conduct form should be returned to Shawn Maltby of Team Alaska or uploaded to the online athlete profile (contact info in packet) once your position with AWG is secured.

 

AWG Expenses

  • $2,050 payable to Team Alaska

    • Covers AWG uniform for opening/closing ceremonies, travel, food, accommodations, entry fees.

    • Check accepted at Besh 6 or may be paid online when you register with Team Alaska. Online payment includes fee to cover credit card processing fees. This fee is NOT paid to CCAK.

  • $125 payable to Cross Country Alaska

    • Wax & coaching expenses.

    • Check accepted at Besh 6 or may be paid online.

    • $10 credit card processing fee when paying online

  • Race uniform ordered and paid for separately on Podiumwear online storefront. Link and pictures will be available SOON!

The team consists of 24 skiers:

  • four male & four female U14 skiers

  • four male & four female U16 skiers

    • Congratulations to Western Interior Skiing Association Championships qualifier Finn Hornfischer of Unalakleet. He earned the first position on this team as a result of the 2019 Spring Championships. There are three U16 male skier spots remaining as we go into the 2019-20 ski season.

  • four male & four female U18 skiers

The Arctic Winter Games is a unique and worthwhile event. Two positions on the AWG team are reserved for the top male and top female skier from Western Alaska Championships held the previous March. Depending on the age class of these athletes, the next 3, instead of 4, positions will be selected from the points list. In 2020, there is only one slot taken by the above mentioned athlete.

Team Alaska Selection Procedures

2020 selection procedure for Team Alaska for Junior Nationals & Arctic Winter Games will be posted after expansion decision for 2019-20 has been made.

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