NENSA Eastern Cup Series Information

2019-20 Season

The Eastern Cup Series is considered NENSA's signature race series, offering competition for BKL, Junior, Senior and Master skiers.  Eastern Cup events also serve as the Junior National Qualifier races for the New England JN Team.

All Eastern Cups are sanctioned by US Ski & Snowboard.  Athletes with Competitive Memberships earn U.S. Ski & Snowboard National Ranking List ("NRL") points, and FIS license holders earn FIS Points ("FIS") at designated events.

Although Eastern Cup events attract elite skiers, the series is not just for the very fastest cross-country ski racers.  Athletes of all speeds get to compete side-by-side with some of the nation’s best, and at select events, there is a masters wave that allows those over thirty to race together.  Eastern Cup venues are encouraged to create fun environments for BKL skiers including terrain features or Kids Cross.

For more information about the Eastern Cup Series, contact Justin Beckwith.


Race Rule Reminders & 2019 Eastern Cup Primer ~ All competitors and coaches should be familiar with this information.


  • On-line Registration CLOSES WEDNESDAY at 5pm, before the race weekend
  • Seed lists are posted Thursday by 12 noon.
  • Start lists posted by Friday 6pm for the Saturday and Sunday race.
  • If there is no DOR offered at an EC event then you must meet the registration deadlines in order to race.
  • All racers MUST be current NENSA and US Ski & Snowboard members to compete.
    • **Please note updates to US Ski & Snowboard and NENSA memberships will be coming soon.**
      Click here to join/renew your NENSA membership   and   Click here to join/renew US Ski and Snowboard
    • There will be a $10 "One Day" NENSA membership available to all competitors at every event this year to make EC's more accessible.  (Please note skiers who choose this option will not be included in JNQ or other NENSA rankings.)
    • A minimum of a US Ski & Snowboard general membership is required to race,
    • With a US Ski & Snowboard Competitor Membership you are scored to the National Ranking List (NRL) and EC Ranking List.
    • To be eligible to qualify for the New England Junior National Team all (U16/U18/U20's) must have US Ski & Snowboard competitor membership
Eastern Cup Schedule


Eastern Cup Primer




Sugarloaf Eastern Cup Opener


Craftsbury SuperTour / UVM Carnival & Eastern Cup #2


Chisholm Eastern Cup / Bates Carnival


Eastern Cup Finals Dublin Double and Cheri Walsh


JN Team Information


NENSA Membership

Join/Renew Here

US Ski and Snowboard Membership

Join/Renew Here!



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