Is your child ready to take their skiing skills to the next level by becoming part of the Bear Valley Race Team?  The Bear Valley Race Team is a family-based ski team dedicated to providing a safe, fun and motivating environment for young athletes to learn to ski and race.  Race Team participants develop a foundation for lifelong skiing enjoyment through all-mountain skiing, professional coaching, race training, competition and team camaraderie.

Team
Ends 4/30/2014
Ends 9/30/2014
After 9/30/2014
Youth All-Mountain Ski/Board (6-17)$599$724$774
Adult All-Mountain Ski (Ages 18+)$299$424$474
Race Development (8-13)$599$724$774
Central Series Race (U8-14)$749$874$924
Far West Race (U16-U18)$1099
$1224$1274
Freestyle (10-17)$599$724$774
Kodiak (4-5)$599$724$774

Please use the overviews below to decide what is the best team for you or your family member. If you have questions, please contact our Team Coordinator, Aaron Johnson, at aaronj@bearvalley.com.

3 teams comprise the Bear Valley Race Team:

  • Development
  • Central Series
  • Far West

Development Ski Race Team (ages 6-13)

The Development Ski Race Team is for young skiers who are considering ski racing while enjoying the mountain and improving their technique. The program includes drills, free skiing and an introduction to giant slalom and slalom race courses. This team requires a minimum skill level of intermediate skiing and trains every other weekend from mid December – March (same as the All-Mountain Teams).  Development Race Team members may race in the Central Series and Far West races with agreement of the Head Coach.

2014/2015 Training Dates:

  • Dec 13-4; 26-30
  • Jan 10-11; 24-25
  • Feb 7-8; 21-22
  • Mar 7-8; 21-22

Training Times:

9:30-11:30AM & 12:30-2:30PM

Central Series Competitive Race Team (U8/U10/U12/U14) ages 6-13

This is a competitive ski race team for intermediate to advanced skier athletes that have a passion for racing and are ready to compete at a top level, or looking to improve their racing skills. This team is for the committed young athlete that wants to train and compete with the support of a solid team and enthusiastic coaches. This team trains every weekend during the winter season. Coaches focus on developing fundamental technical skills to improve racing technique.

2014/2015 Training Dates:

  • Dec 13-14, 20-21, 26-30
  • Jan 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25, 31
  • Feb 1, 7-8; 14-15, 21-22, 28
  • Mar 1, 7-8; 14-15, 21-22

Training Times:

  • 9:30-11:30AM & 12:30-2:30PM

2014/2015 Central Series Tentative Race Schedule: TBA

Far West Competitive Race Team (U16/U18/U21) ages 14+

This is a competitive racing team for advanced skier athletes that have a passion for racing and are ready to compete at a top level.  Bear Valley’s Far West Comp Race Team is a group of hard working athletes that know how to be dedicated to their sport and maintain a balanced lifestyle. The Far West Comp Race Team has the opportunity to participate in 9 (nine) competitions including the U16 Junior Championships (must qualify). This team trains every weekend beginning mid-December through mid-April.  Coaches will contact athletes regarding early season training and competitive events.

2014/2015 Training Dates:

  • Dec 13-14, 20-21, 26-30
  • Jan 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25, 31
  • Feb 1, 7-8; 14-15, 21-22, 28
  • Mar 1, 7-8; 14-15, 21-22

Training Times:

  • 9:30-11:30AM & 12:30-2:30PM

Tentative Race Schedule: TBA

How to register:

  1. Download the Team Application PDF (4 pages) then:
    1. Either fill out PDF on your computer and submit back to Bear Valley by clicking the “Submit” button at the end of page two.
    2. Or print the Team Application and either mail or fax back to Bear Valley.
      1. (mailing address) Bear Valley Mountain, PO Box 5038, Bear Valley CA 95223, Atten: “Ski/Board Teams”
      2. (fax number) (209) 753-6421
  2. Payment can be made using either:
    1. Online registration (new).
    2. Send a check with copy of Team Application (see address above)
    3. Pay cash at the Bear Valley Main Office.