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Registration InformationUpdated Tuesday June 19, 2018 by West Mountain Racing.
WELCOME to WEST MOUNTAIN RACING'S ALPINE RACING PROGRAM/REGISTRATION INFORMATION
We encourage every parent to read through the program documents below before registering your athlete for the program.
*******WMR Code of Conduct--All athletes must adhere to WMR's Code of Conduct. Athletes who do not follow the Code may be removed from training, travel or possibly the team. If an athlete is removed from the team for a major Code of Conduct violation, a refund will not be given. The Code of Conduct is spelled out before checkout during registration.
********Volunteer Service -- All WMR alpine and freeski and snowboard program families are required to work two WMR events per family during the season. For the 2018/2019 season, we will require a check for $200 at the beginning of the season and checks will be returned after the season to all families who volunteered for two WMR events. If a family does not work two full WMR events, the check will be deposited to WMR. If a parent would like to serve on our race crew (10 or more races), you receive a full season pass. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in a position on race crew.
**********Official Licenses -- WMR encourages parents of our alpine racers to be involved on every level of racing. We encourage parents to look into getting an official license so that you can be involved with our race events on the official level. Classes are generally one day and are offered in multiple locations in the fall. Please visit nyssra.org to find out more today!
WMR welcomes USSA and HS Ski Team athletes to join our program. Rates and privledges apply to all members. If you are interested in applying for a WMR alpine program scholarship, please view our West Mountain School menu section to the left of the page.
Pricing for West Mountain Racing's Full and Midweek Membership depends on your child's age class. Please see U levels (age class) and pricing below. Discounts will applied at the end of the registration process. We do have a No refund policy.
Category Age in Season 2019 (as of Dec. 31)
WMR Full Program Pricing:
Early bird rates good April 1-April 30
Regular Season Pricing good April 31-September 30
Winter Season pricing good October 1-November 30
WMR Midweek Program Pricing:
WMR Core (Full Program Add On) Pricing:
WMR Core Jr. (Full Prgram Add-On by invite only) Pricing:
WMR FIS MEMBERSHIP 2018-2019
NEW IN 2018/2019! WMR is offering affordable FIS training and travel support for female and male FIS racers. WMR's FIS athletes can attend Core (3-5:30pm Tues-Thurs.) and/or nighttime (6-8pm Tues.-Thurs) weekday and weekend (Sat.-Sun. 9am-2pm) training and travel with the WMR FIS team! Team membership also includes Summer/Fall Skills Assessments and training, four-day Christmas and February Break camps, team coat (guaranteed if registered by the early bird date), full privilege season pass, and locker space in the WMR race building. The cost is $2999 and discounts are early bird and regular rates are offered.
TRAINING/TRAVEL SUPPORT PROVIDED UNTIL THE FOLLOWING DATES (Unless otherwise noted):
U12 USSA through last day of Kandahar Champs
U14 USSA through late day of State Championship races
U16/U19 USSA through last day of State Championships
Freeski and Board through the last ADK USASA Series event.
Core, FIS and Core Jr. (TBD)
(After the above periods coach race support will be provided, if possible, at a rate per coach of $116 per day, $.55 per mile, cost of coaches’ hotel room and $20 per diem food allowance and paid by the parent.)
Race Building -Full Members (Alpine) are provided locker space during the season in the Race Building. Full Members (freeride) can store a backpack in the back room during training.
Team Uniform--Full Members of WMR are provided a team jacket as part of their program fees, which are sponsored by Whiteman Chevrolet and other businesses. The team jackets are to be worn during training, competition and on the podium. This gives our sponsors as well as our team great brand exposure.
Parent shadowing--WMR does not allow parents to shadow coaches and athletes during training and travel. If you wish to learn more about what the coaches are working on with their group, please meet with your athlete's coach in person. Any problems or concerns can be addressed with a coach directly or with Program Director Sean Warman.
WMR Code of Conduct--All athletes, coaches and staff must adhere to WMR's Code of Conduct. Please read through it thoroughly at registration.
WMR Full Program Alpine Discounts (does not apply to midweek alpine or Freeride programs): ONE of these three potential discounts are available.
A. 10% discount for the referral of a WMR paying member. (One per new family per season.)
B. 10% cumulative off additional immediate family members. i.e. 2nd child 10% off, 3rd child 20% off, 4th child 30% off, and so on. Oldest member(s) pays first then discount(s) applied to next by age.
C. 10% off 1st time participant to WMR. (One per family.)
Full Team Program Price Includes:
Membership to the WMR Race Team. WMR U8s train Tues and Thursday 6-8pm, Saturdays from 9am-2pm and Sunday from 9am-2pm. U10s-U19s train Tuesdays-Thursdays from 6-8 pm. Saturdays 9-2pm, Sundays 9-2pm with optional training sessions or big mountain training available on scheduled Fridays. Fridays we welcome all age groups to meet up with their WMR friends to freeski. Private coaching is also available with our coaching staff to WMR members (by reservation online and separate fees apply).
A custom WMR Team winter jacket NOTE: Jackets can only be guaranteed in time for the start of current season if the program is purchased by the Early Bird cutoff, as there is a long lead time to get the jackets. All attempts will be made to expedite all jackets but WMR can unfortunately not control the jacket production.
A full privilege ski pass and participation in the Christmas week, February Break race camp and fall dryland training.
Locker space in our Race Building
(One parent or guardian of each program participant is expected to volunteer to work at a minimum of two races and one WMS event OR serve on the race crew OR pay a $200 volunteer waiver fee)
Midweek Program: Available for U8’s and older for $200 off the price of the program price (See above). The midweek program includes a midweek pass with upgrade to a full privilege pass available for an additional $100. It does not include a team jacket, weekend coach and travel race support and training is week day only (U8s Tuesdays and Thursdays and U10s and Older Tuesday-Thursday from 6-8pm). Midweek participants can also participate in the Christmas week and Feb. break race camps and fall dryland training.
Core Day Session (Full Program Add-On): This is a Full Team Program $1,000 add-on program for U14’s-U19’s advanced racers who wish to advance to post season competition. It will be limited in number. Athletes will have to make their own arrangements for approved early release from school. Tutoring and transportation will need to be arranged by and paid for by each athlete separately. Core participants can participate in the Christmas week and February Break race camps and fall dryland training.
*Training will be Tuesday-Thursday from 3-5:30pm. Core participants can also train a double session with the team weekdays from 6-8pm and Saturdays from 9-2 pm and Sundays from 9-2 pm. There will also be some training on scheduled Tuesdays. This will be an intense upper level training session. Participants also have the option of training during the Full Program practice times as well. Schedule can fluctuate depending on the athletes training needs.
*Cost is $1,000 in addition to the athlete’s full program price. For away mountain training we will try to arrange a discounted daily ticket when possible and that will be a separate fee paid by the athlete.
Core Jr. is for U12 and U10 advanced racers and is $500 in addition to the athletes full program price and is by invite only through a skills assessment process. Core Jr. meets Friday's after Christmas Break from 5:30-7:30 and Saturdays from 1-4pm for a break out session.
Program Fee Installment Plan (by cash or check only): Early bird rates do not apply to the Payment Plan. The Three pay is available for Regular Season pricing (see Regular Season pricing above) in thirds. First 1/3 of payment due by April 30, second 1/3 being due by September 30 and final 1/3 payment due by October 30. Late fees do apply if not received by October 30th Please call Race Administrator Sara Montgomery at 518-300-0987 or email@example.com if interested in the 3-pay option.
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Must Purchase a Full Team Membership before registering for Core. The Core Day Program, which is a Full Program Add On) is designed for U14, U16 and U19 advanced racers who are also West Mountain Race Team Full Membership members. These athletes are looking to advance to post season competition and beyond. WMR reserves the right to limit participation.
Core meets Wednesday-Friday from 3-6 pm. Core participants are welcome to train with the team during the week from 6-8pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 9-2pm. Core will offer some additional scheduled training sessions on Tuesdays.
West Mountain Race Team Full Membership is a competitive race program that travels (travel commitment varies per age group). We do have a No Refund Policy.
Membership to the WMR Race Team includes a race team coat (can only guarantee your athlete a coat if registered by the Early Bird Cutoff date), a 2018/2019 Full Privilege Race Season Pass, locker space in our Race Building, Christmas and February Break camps and fall dry-land training.
• WMR U10s-U19s train Tuesdays-Thursdays from 6-8 pm, Saturdays 9-2pm, Sundays 9-2pm. U8s train on Tuesday and Thursdays, Saturdays 9-2pm, Sundays 9-2pm. Fridays we welcome all age groups to meet up with their WMR friends to freeski. Private coaching is also available with our coaching staff to WMR members (by reservation online and separate fees apply).
(Any discounted rates will be applied after the registration process)
West Mountain Race Team Midweek Membership to the WMR Race Team (for athletes from other programs wanting midweek training) includes a Midweek Race Season Pass, area to store a backpack during training, Christmas and February break camps
• WMR U8s Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8 pm.
• WMR U10 and older Tuesday-Thursday 6-8 pm.
Midweek participants have the opportunity to participate in our Christmas week and President's week camps (schedule TBD) and Fall Dry Land Training (schedule TBD)
(Any discounted rates will be applied in the cart at the end of the registration process)
Full Program (ages 7 and older) participants meet on Monday's and Friday’s from 6-8 pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 12-4 pm. Participants receive a full privilege race pass, use of the race building to store a backpack, team uniform coat (only guaranteed if registered before April 30th, and Christmas and February break 4-day camps). The price is $1,100, and it goes up to $1,200 after April 30th. If you already have purchased a season pass, please contact the front desk at 518-636-3699 to register. Must be a full program participant for weekend coaching and travel support.
NEW IN 2018/2019! WMR is offering affordable FIS training and travel support for female and male FIS racers. WMR's FIS athletes can attend Core (3-5:30pm Tues-Thurs.) and/or nighttime (6-8pm Tues.-Thurs) weekday and weekend (Sat.-Sun. 9am-2pm) training and travel with the WMR FIS team! Team membership also includes Summer/Fall Skills Assessments and training, four-day Christmas and February Break camps, team coat (guaranteed if registered by the early bird date) and locker space in the WMR race building.
Intro To Racing 6 Week Program is a fun, non-competitive, non-travel ski race program for ALL MOUNTAIN SKIERS (ages 6-14) who are ready to be challenged by all types of terrain and snow conditions. They must also be able to ride the lift alone. The program begins in early January.
Race coaches will help your child develop the proper fundamental movements, skills and tactics that are used by the world’s best skiers, and will introduce the students to gate training in a fun learning environment.
Meets on Tuesdays from 6pm-8pm and on Saturdays 9am-2pm and includes a program pass that is valid Tuesdays from 6-9pm and Saturdays from 9am-4pm. If your child has a season pass, please call 518-363-3699 to register. Program passes will be collected after the last session. The program does not include lunch on Saturdays. Intro kids can participate in all the fun races at West with West Mountain Racing.
Intro To Racing 4 Day Camp is a fun, non-competitive program for ALL MOUNTAIN SKIERS (ages 6-14) who are ready to be challenged by all types of terrain and snow conditions. Participants must be able to ride the lift alone. Race coaches will help your child develop the proper fundamental movements, skills and tactics that are used by the world’s best skiers, and will introduce the students to gate training in a fun learning environment. Meets over February Break Monday through Thursday from 9am-2pm and includes a daily lift ticket. This program does not include lunch and space is limited. If your child has a season pass, please contact 518-636-3699 to purchase this offering.
(Any discounted rates will be applied in the cart at the end of the registration process)