The Bill Koch Youth Ski League Festival is the marquee event of the Bill Koch Youth Ski League. This fun annual Festival features races as well as a wide variety of exciting non-competitive winter activities for skiers of all skill and ability levels from kindergarten up to 8th grade!
This year’s Festival will be held March 4-5, 2023 on the beautiful trails at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center in Craftsbury, VT. The dedicated folks at Craftsbury are planning fun races and exciting activities with the theme North Woods in Winter! You can read all about the theme HERE.
Event Registration Options
Nordic Adventure Entry (non-timed events): Includes the parade, mini-marathon, terrain park, laser biathlon with US Biathletes, maple sugaring demos, draft horse logging demos, an autograph session with Bill Koch, and more. For Grades K-8.
**Nordic Adventure events are included with race entry (details below)**
Lollipop Race Entry: Includes the mass start untimed lollipop race and the Nordic Adventure activities. For Grades K-2.
**Children Grade 2 and younger can sign up as Lollipop participants or if they are in 1st or 2nd grade and wish to participate in the 1k pair start race and relay race, they can sign up for the Grades 1&2 Race Category (details below).**
Race Entry Grades 1-8: Includes the Saturday skate relay race (which is a paired team race), the Sunday pair/individual start classic race (finish order posted and awards for all grades, times only included for Grades 5-8, pair start for Grades 1-6, individual start for Grades 7&8), and all Nordic Adventure activities.
** Please note there is a $15 price increase for all race categories on February 10th **
All registration categories include an event t-shirt and you can pick your size during checkout. Participants who register on or before January 26th are guaranteed a festival t-shirt.
Stay tuned to our website HERE for updates and full event details.