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Youth

Alley Cat Racing

Cataloochee Ski Area youth racing programs are associated with local area middle and high schools, with coaches as the point of contact at each. If you are unsure whether your school participates in the racing program, inquiries can be sent to racing@cataloochee.com. If your school does not participate, we also offer the option to race independently. Middle school racing is broken down into two age groups due to large capacity: 8-11 and 12-14.

All races are a modified giant slalom, and NASTAR software is utilized for timekeeping. As such, registration and annual waivers must be completed at NASTAR.com prior to racing. Helmet, goggles, and a valid slope pass are all required for EACH race. Equipment rentals are available on a daily basis, or seasonally while supplies last.

Finals will be held Sunday, March 3rd from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Race Pass

After purchasing your package, you can complete the online forms which will accompany your confirmation receipt via email. Waivers can be signed in person when you go to pick up race passes.

Required Documents:
1. Participant Release Form
2. Skier / Rider Release of Liability
3. NASTAR Registration Form
4. Proof of slope pass purchase/season pass

Race passes are valid on Tuesday and Wednesday RACE DAYS from 1:00 PM until 10:00 PM beginning Tuesday, January 9, 2024, through Wednesday, February 28, 2024, as well as all day on Race Finals Day Sunday, March 3, 2024.

Race Results

Results for all races will be available on the internet at Live-Timing.com. Use your smart phone to keep track of how you ran. Real time results are generally available within a few seconds after your run. Live-Timing is NOT PERFECT! Do not challenge race officials because of something you see there. Bring the issue to your coach and they will look into it. All results will be reviewed and corrected if necessary at the conclusion of the race.

After the race, the times will be separated by gender and discipline and submitted to NASTAR.com for posting. Final results are normally available later that night or the next day.

Pricing

ITEMPRICE
Race Only$140
Race + Pass$283
Race + Pass + Rentals$369
Parent / Night Pass$35
Parent / Finals Day Pass$45

Middle School

DATETIMEEVENT
1/9/246:00 PMRace #1
1/16/246:00 PMRace #2
1/23/246:00 PMRace #3
1/30/246:00 PMRace #4
2/6/246:00 PMRace #5
2/13/246:00 PMRace #6
2/20/246:00 PMRace #7
2/27/246:00 PMRace #8

High School

DATETIMEEVENT
1/10/246:00 PMRace #1
1/17/246:00 PMRace #2
1/24/246:00 PMRace #3
1/31/246:00 PMRace #4
2/7/246:00 PMRace #5
2/14/246:00 PMRace #6
2/21/246:00 PMRace #7
2/28/246:00 PMRace #8

Adult

Thursday Race League

Cataloochee Ski Area hosted racing open to individual adults, as well as teams, 18 years of age or older.

Teams may be comprised of up to four (4) members, of which one (1) must be female. A minimum of three (3) team members must be present at each race to compete. Courses will be set as a modified giant slalom, and you will race for the better of two (2) runs. Helmets and goggles are REQUIRED. Helmets are available for rent, and goggles are available for purchase at the gift shop.

Registration for each event is open from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM, and racing takes place from 7:00 PM until each racer has two runs OR 8:30 PM, whichever occurs first.

Race Results

Awards will commence immediately following conclusion of racing, given to the top male and female racers of the session, as well as the top overall team.

Pricing

ITEMPRICE
Race Only$
Race + Pass$
Race + Pass + Rentals$

Schedule

DATETIME
1/11/247:00 PM
1/18/247:00 PM
1/27/247:00 PM
2/1/247:00 PM
2/8/247:00 PM
2/15/247:00 PM
2/22/247:00 PM