Team Southwest is a program designed for the budding ski racer. The age class team includes athletes 12 and under that have an interest in developing race skills and refining techniques. At the U14 level this will include an opportunity to qualify for the Junior Olympics.
We want to build a solid foundation and create the desire to race more and become competitive on a regional level. This team trains 50-65% of the time in the gates focusing on tactics and techniques important to ski racing. Free skiing is incorporated for fun and refining skills.
Athletes have the opportunity to participate in dryland training sessions.
Additional fees will include travel, lodging and lift tickets at away events and event entry fees.
Travel fees will be due at the time of event registration. This fee covers the cost of coach expenses when traveling. This is intended to keep program fees down and allow families to manage their budgets more effectively.
12 and under
This program will consist of the following training sessions:
On Snow Training (DMR):
Begins December 8th, 2012
All day Saturday and Sunday 9am – 3pm
Concludes with Southern Series Championships March 2013 (March 22 – 24, 2013)
On Snow Training (Chapman)(Jan – Mar, 2013):
Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 6:00 – 7:45 pm
Dryland Training (Oct 8th – Nov 19th, 2012):
A blend of trampoline, gymnastics, core strengthening.
Monday (Session 1) 4:00 – 5:00 pm, Stillwater Foundation. Map
Monday (Session 2) 5:00 – 6:00 pm, Stillwater Foundation. Map
Waiver form required. Download here and bring to first practice.
Work Deposit: $150
IMPORTANT CHANGE: As of November 8th, 2011, Athletes are NO LONGER required to obtain a license or join the USSA organization to be members of the Purgatory Ski & Snowboard Team. Athletes will have to join USSA ONLY if they compete in an USSA event or competition.
ONLY Athletes who participate in USSA Events & Competitions will be required to join the United States Ski & Snowboard Association (USSA) and have a photo copy of their membership card on file with the team. The USSA is the national governing body for US Olympic skiing and snowboarding, and the parent organization for the U.S. Ski Team, U.S. Snowboarding and U.S. Freeskiing. They are paired together with the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and share governance in selection of athletes to the National U.S. Ski and Snowboard teams. The Purgatory Ski Team is a proud member and sponsor of the USSA organization.
2012/2013 Tuition - $875
2012/2013 Work Deposit – $150 (refundable)
2012/2013 Chapman - Check with City of Durango Parks and Rec. Recommendation is to purchase a Chapman pass
2012/2013 Dryland Training $75
2012/2013 USSA Membership - Approx $75
2012/2013 Travel Fees – $75 per weekend
2012/2013 J4 Qualifiers – Prater Cup – TBA
2012/2013 J4 Junior Olympics – TBA