2020-2021 | NENSA Event Organizer Information & Anticipated Dates
NENSA events, such as Eastern Cup, U16’s, EHS Championships, and Popular Races (Zak Cup and Marathons) serve many purposes beyond providing a timed course for racers. These races are a primary vehicle for skier development and the backbone of our vibrant skiing community.
Eastern Cup, Marathon Series, Zak, Club Cup Series and Championship race organizers are partners with NENSA in building success at all levels of the sport.
1) NENSA Event Organizers Handbook
2) NENSA COVID-19 XC Ski Event Host Guide
3) Medical Plan Resources (see below)
4) Anticipated Event Dates: 2020-2021 (see below)
5) Bid Information Pages for NENSA Competition Series (see below)
- Zak & Club Cup Series
- Marathon Series
- Eastern Cup Series
- Championship Events: Eastern High School & U16
- SuperTour and other U.S. Ski & Snowboard National Events
MEDICAL PLAN RESOURCES:
MEDICAL EMERGENCY PLANNING
All NENSA Series events must have a written medical emergency plan in place prior to the event. NENSA offers a set of recommendations and an emergency plan template that was developed in conjunction with medical professionals including physicians and EMT and SAR specialists.
- NENSA Medical Emergency Plan Recommendations
- NENSA Medical Emergency Plan Template
- Please contact us at: [email protected] with questions.
ANTICIPATED EVENT DATES 2020-2021:
Eastern Cup Tentative Dates*
- Weekend 1 – December 19-20, 2020. NRL (FIS if applicable)
- Weekend 2 – January 16-17 or 23-24, 2021. NRL (FIS if applicable)
- Weekend 3 – February 6-7, 2021. NRL (FIS if applicable)
- Weekend 4 – February 20-21, 2021. NRL (FIS if applicable)
- U16 Eastern Championships – March 12 – 14, 2021 – Fort Kent Outdoor Center, Maine
- Eastern High School Championships – March 19 – 21, 2021 – Titcomb Mountain, Maine
- Further questions [email protected].
Other Major Events Dates
- 2021 U.S. Nationals – December 31 – January 5 – Houghton, Michigan
- Craftsbury Marathon – January 30-31
- 2021 Junior World / Under-23 Championships (JWSC) – February 1-7 – Zakopane, Poland
- 2021 Junior National Championships – March 8-13 – Minneapolis, Minnesota
- U.S. Ski & Snowboard SuperTour:
- 2020-2021 dates/sites to be finalized – May 2020 @ Congress
- American Birkebeiner – February 27, 2021 – Hayward, Wisconsin
- New England Bill Koch League Festival – March 6-7, 2021 – Site TBD.
- NCAA Championships – March 10-13, 2021 – Rikert Nordic Center
- World Cup Finals – March 19-21, 2021 – Beijing, China
- SuperTour Finals – March 26-31, 2021 – Craftsbury, Vermont
Domestic bids are reviewed and sites selected by U.S. Ski & Snowboard.