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RACING PROGRAMS

Perfect North Slopes offers a variety of training, practice, and racing opportunities for skiers of all abilities.

If you are interested in becoming a racer, aspire to improve your skills through the gates, or just want to participate occasionally in a NASTAR race, then we have lesson programs to fit your needs. Learn more by selecting the options below.

Season Race Programs

Perfect North Slopes offers two different race programs to help you get your start into racing, or help make you a little more competitive and faster in the gates. These programs are designed for skiers and boarders that would consider their skills set as intermediate to advanced.

Introductory Race Program – (6 Consecutive Weeks)

Program Cost: $375
Program Days/Time:

  • Mondays, 6:30-8:30 PM – Begins January 8, 2024
  • Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 PM – Begins January 10, 2024
 
Ages:  7+
Skill: Intermediate to Advance Skiing/Snowboarding 
Prerequisites: None
Equipment: Helmets are strongly recommended for all Race Programs
 
The Introductory Race Program is a recreational program designed for new racers who are interested in establishing their racing skills. Participants will improve their general skiing/boarding ability, become more comfortable on a race course, and learn techniques used by PSIA/AASI and the US Ski Team. Training will consist of technical free skiing/boarding with an instructor, as well as gate training.  With participants grouped by similar age and skill levels, racers may use this as a stepping stone from recreational into competitive racing.
 

Participants must be at least 7 years old, able to ride chairlift by themselves and ski/board intermediate terrain in control
Introductory Race Program includes NASTAR Season Pass
Program does not include lift ticket or equipment(

 

Advanced Race Program – (6 Consecutive Weeks)

Program Cost: $375 per program
Program Day/Time: Tuesdays, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM – Begins January 9, 2024

Ages:  7+
Skill: Advanced Skiing/Snowboarding
Prerequisites: Must have participated in a race program or prior race experience
Equipment: Helmets are required
 
If you are well beyond recreational racing and looking for a path into, or advancement in the competitive realm, these are the programs for you! 
These programs target the higher-level racer who wants to become more proficient in the particular race disciplines of GS and Slalom.
 
Participants must be at least 7 years old, able to ride chairlift by themselves and ski/board intermediate terrain in control
Introductory Race Program includes NASTAR Season Pass
Program does not include lift ticket or equipment

Public Race Programs

Throughout the season, enjoy the thrill of skiing and boarding between gates against your friends, and others across the mid-west and entire country! Each week Perfect North Slopes offers public timed race events and several weekend race competitions. 

NASTAR Public Racing

NASTAR stands for NAtional STAndard Race and is the largest public grassroots ski racing program in the world.

NASTAR gives recreational racers an opportunity to compete and compare their scores to friends and family regardless of when and where they race using the NASTAR handicap system. 

NASTAR Racing Times:

Sundays – 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Thursdays – 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

NASTAR Day Pass

$ 10 Day
  • Unlimited racing for the day purchased
  • Equipment: Helmets are strongly recommended for all Race Programs
  • Race Location: Intermission, off the Orange Chair

NASTAR Season Pass

$ 65 23/24 Season
  • Unlimited racing for the 23/24 Season
  • Equipment: Helmets are strongly recommended for all Race Programs
  • Race Location: Intermission, off the Orange Chair

Public Race Competitions

Throughout the ski and snowboard season at Perfect North Slopes, public races provide the opportunity to compete against other racers from regions throughout the Midwest. Winners are awarded prizes and bragging rights!

Public races are open to anyone. Prior racing experience is recommended. No teaching or coaching happens during these events. NASTAR Season Passes are not eligible for public races

 

King Of The Hill

Sunday, February 4, 2024
$ 20 Ages 13 and up
Ages 7-12: $10
  • Combined event:
    Downhill and Super G on Lower Runway
    GS and Slalom on Intermission
  • Course Inspection is at 10:00 AM
    Racing begins at 10:45 AM
  • Medals for the top three finishers in several age and gender categories

Super NASTAR

Saturday, February 24, 2024
$ 15 Ages 7 and Up
  • Slalom and GS Races
  • First Session:
    Slalom Course Inspection - 10:30 AM
    Race - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    Second Session:
    GS Course Inspection - 1:00 PM
    Race - 1:30 PM- 3:00 PM
    Single Run Race of Champions - 3:00 PM
  • Medals for the top three finishers in several age and gender categories

Top To Bottom

Sunday, February 25, 2024
$ 15 Ages 7 and Up
  • Three GS Courses
    Two timed runs on each course
    Best times added together for a combined overall time
  • Course Inspection is at 10:00 AM
    Racing begins at 10:45 AM
  • Medals for the top three finishers in several age and gender categories

Perfect North Snow Sports School is a PSIA/AASI (Central Region) Education School.

Learn more at thesnowpros.org