McCauley Mountain to host Kandahar races this weekend

UntitledOver 200 young ski racers and their families will come to McCauley Mountain on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday March 1, 2 and 3 to take part in the Kandahar Ski Race hosted by the Polar Bear Ski Club.

The weekend will start off with a racers’ training day on Friday followed by a Friday evening Meet and Greet for racers and their families, hosted by Nick Bankert and Felicity Davey at the Last Run Café.

The showing of Warren Miller’s ski movie “Flow State” will be presented at View on Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8 and available at View’s box office.

A buffet spaghetti dinner will be held Saturday night at View from 6 to 7 p.m. The cost of the dinner with film ticket is $12 in advance or $15 the day of the show.

Giant Slalom (GS) races will be held on Saturday and Sunday starting at 9:30 a.m.

Alpine ski club racers from Snow Ridge, Woods Valley, Dry Hill, Labrador, Song Mountain, Toggenburg, Hunt Hollow, Holimont, and others will compete in Giant Slalom (GS) races on Saturday and Sunday beginning at 9:30 a.m.

Any of the skiers from these clubs who haven’t qualified for statewide championships are qualified to register for the Kandahar races.

Medals will be awarded to the top 10 male and female finishers in each age category: 10 and under (U10), 11 to 12 (U12) and 13 to 14 (U14).

Winners from this weekend’s competitions will head to Song Mountain in Tully for the Kandahar Championship Races on Sunday, March 10.

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