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PROVINCIAL FIS RACE SERIES: GMC CUP

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Alberta Cup Provincial FIS Race Series

Who:                     U19, U21: A FIS race series for athletes aged 16 and older (as of December 31st of the current year)

AIM:                      Learn to Race – Train to Race

Where:                 Alberta and British Columbia

Introduction

The GMC Cup Series offers high quality racing and development opportunities for those athletes aspiring to the highest levels of our sport. Training programs provide a progression from the Learn to Race – Train to Race phases of the Long Term Skier Development Model (AIM 2 Win) and offer intensive technical, tactical, physical, and mental training in order to prepare athletes to compete at this level.

Standards

  • Competitors must be registered with the Federation Internationale de Ski (FIS).
  • Each coach must be a an accredited ACA CSC coach and a minimum of Performance Level certified coach certification is recommended for the Head FIS Coach in each
  • All aspects of the competition and competitors’ equipment must conform to the International Ski Competition Rules (ICR). For more information consult the rules and publications section at http://www.fis-ski.com.

Series Awards

  • The awards for each race will include medals for the following:
    • Top three male and female competitors overall
    • Top three male and female U19 competitors
    • Most improved male and female competitors
  • In the event of a tie in a race or a series final, both racers will receive the points and awards for the tied position. The position following the tie will be
  • The GMC Cup Series is based on the competitors’ results from all Alberta series