Cross Country Skiing Athlete Handbook Released

Ski & Snowboard Australia has just released the 2012 Cross Country Skiing Athlete Handbook. The handbook is a great resource for cross country ski racing in Australia, including information about techniques, Australian and international competition, selection policies, athlete pathways, competition rules, and funding opportunities. Click on the image or the link below for a copy of the handbook in PDF format.


Hotham to Dinner Plain Pub to Pub Update


As the season gets going, we are underway with planning for the 22nd running of the Pub to Pub cross country ski race from Hotham to Dinner Plain on Saturday August 4.  Long time supporter Ajays are back on board and will as always be providing a great array of spot prizes available to all competitors and once again The General and the Dinner Plain Hotel will be helping us out with registrations and after race presentations respectively.  Full details are available at the race website at and online entries are now open. Continue reading

Rocky Valley Rush Online Entry

The Rocky Valley Rush at Falls Creek has found a new date this year, Sunday August 5. Online entry is now open on the Activeglobal site:

Vic Ski Chase – Registration

Registering for the Vic Ski Chase has now become even easier.  Just click on (or copy into your browser) then enter your details.  All fields are required for successful entry (use tab key to move between fields).

Skiers must register to participate, and to authorise publication of results.  More importantly you must be registered to be eligible for prizes.

( is now for informal, slower contact.)

The next Vic Ski Chase event is the Snowgum Wodonga High Plains Tour, 11 AM Falls Creek this Saturday (14 July).

Clean out the Waxbox 2012

The 2012 Clean out the Waxbox race was held at Perisher Valley on Sunday July 8.  Here’s a very brief  report from Cooma Ski Club, the race organisers:

There was a record turn out of 45 starters, much helped by the NSW Juniors participating. Big thanks to race organisers Ken Baxter, Lisa Phillips and Col Hayhoe. Beautiful weather and a good time was had by all!


Howmans Gap All Stars Races

Dear XC skier,

The Howmans Gap All Stars Ski Club Inc. (HGA) website is ready to take race entries for this year’s events at Falls Creek:

  • Snowgum Wodonga High Plains Tour (Sat 14 July) 2.5km, 5km & 10km
  • YMCA Howmans Gap Victorian Relay Championships (Sun 15 July) 2.5km & 5km

Following lodging your entry, turn up at Windy corner between 9:00 and 10:00 am on race day to collect your pre-printed entry form, sign it and pay the entry fee to collect your race bib.

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2012 Vic Juniors Entry Form

The entry form for the 2012 Victorian Junior Championship at Falls Creek on July 21-22 is available for download in Word format: