November 17, 2016 (Toronto, ON) – With the first FIS World Cup kicking off the season on Nov. 26-27 in Ruka, Finland, we’re pleased to announce the launch of our annual SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2016/17 Contest. Next up is the popular Tour de Ski Contest followed by our Lahti 2017 Contest, as another rockin’ ski season gets underway.
It’s all system’s go to register your team of four (4) men, and four (4) women including two (2) Outlaw Skiers – one (1) male and one (1) female not in the top 15 of the FIS World Cup overall rankings.
Points will be awarded following each World Cup based on each skier’s performance and published regularly at skitrax.com so you can see how your score compares to other international players and the actual FIS standings. Earn TdS or Lahti 2017 points, and other bonus points – all information, skier menus and contest rules are available when you register your team.
These are the original FIS Fantasy Nordic contests first launched with the Tour de Ski during the 2008/2009 season so don’t miss your chance to enjoy fabulous top level xc ski racing and the chance to win fabulous prizes.
The deadline to register or revise your team is Friday, Nov. 25, at 10pm EST, the day before round one of the XC FIS World Cup – good luck to all contestants.
We’re still finalizing our prizes and thanks to all of our great sponsors so far including Yoko, Nipika Mountain Resort, Salomon, Bjorn Daehlie, Supercamp, Yes Skiwax, Cross Country Canada (CCC), High Peaks Cyclery, and Concept2.
To register click HERE.
SkiTrax Fantasy FIS World Cup 2016/17 Contest Prizes
* 1st Prize – Yoko YXR Racing Skate skis, 9100 Poles and Bindings (value $1,025)
* 2nd Prize – Nipika Mountain Resort – 2 nights lodging in fully equipped cabin incl. all amenities (value $875)
* 3rd Prize – Salomon S-Lab Skate Pro/Skate Boots (value $500)
* 4th Prize – Bjorn Daehlie Raw Jacket (value $499)
* 5th Prize – Supercamp 2.5-day weekend camp w/coaching, lunches, trail passes etc. (value $445)
* 6th Prize – Yes Skiwax Roto Drill Kit (value $395)
* 7th Prize – CCC High Sierra Rolling Duffle Bag (value $250)
* 8th Prize – High Peaks Cyclery Ski Care w/Stone Grind, Hot Box, Hardening, Race Prep (value $150)
* 9th Prize – Concept2 Goodie Duffle Bag (value $100)
* 10th Prize – TBA
* WCup Breaks – SkiTrax 1-yr Subscription
SkiTrax is North America’s leading Nordic skiing publication and the official magazine of the United States Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) and Cross Country Canada (CCC).