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January 27, 2017 - February 2, 2017 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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2016 Western Region Speed Series

Presented by Schweitzer Alpine Racing School

DH Dates - Jan 27 – Jan 29, 2017
GS / SG Dates - Jan 30 - Feb 2, 2017  

Zip Down Race Venue - Schweitzer Mountain Resort – Sandpoint, ID 

All competitors
*must submit 2016/17 Schweitzer Mountain Events release prior to participation    
*must have a valid FIS License, competed at first TCM 
*are obligated to compete on equipment in compliance with the 2016-17 Alpine FIS Rules  

The Race Organizing Committee reserves the right to modify the schedule as conditions may dictate.
January 27/28 - Men’s and Women’s DH Training
January 29 - (2) Men’s and Women’s DH 
January 30/31 - (2) Men’s and Women’s GS  
February 1/2 - Women's SG and Men's GS 

Entry Fees:
Team Entries on FIS Green Sheet.  Checks preferred.  5% credit card fee.  

Entry Deadline:
January 24, 2017 (must be paid in full prior to the 1st team captains meeting) 
$42 -- Per Race
$30 – DH Training Day Fee (1-3 runs pending conditions) 
$282 – Series Total  
$114 DH only (training and 2 starts)
$168 GS/SG Series only (4 starts)

Mail To:
SARS Race Administrator    
PO Box 63       
Sandpoint, ID 83864     

Phone: (208)946-7859 or (208)263-1081 //  Email: ra@sars.net  //  Web: www.sars.net 

Bib Deposit:
Each Nation, Division, or PNSA Club must provide a credit card number for lost bibs, $20 each.  Please include your CC#, name as on the card, and expiration date on your entry. 

Lift Passes:
$36 per day, $252 for 7 day ticket and $144 for 4 day tickets. Tickets may be purchased at the Schweitzer Mountain Resort Ticket Window on January 27th and January 30th.  PNSA Elite Passes will be honored.  

Race HQ:
Lakeview Lodge, Schweitzer Mountain Resort (opens 7:00 a.m. daily) 

DH Series - Thursday, January 26 at 4:45-4:45pm. All entries must be paid prior to the start of the TCM at 6pm in the Selkirk Conference Room.

SG/GS Series - Sunday, January 29 at 4:45-4:45pm. All entries must be paid prior to the start of the TCM at 6pm in the Selkirk Conference Room.

All other Team Captains meetings will take place 45 minutes after the last racer up at the resort (site TBD). Chief of Race:   Jamie Landwehr (jamie@sars.net)    Chief of Course: Steve Smith (ssmith@smtt.org) T.D.: Bill Gunesch 

The following Lodging Partners actively support youth sports and specifically ski racing in the Sandpoint community. SARS encourages all of our visitors to support those that support us! 
Schweitzer Mountain Resort - Looking to stay on the Mountain?  In the corporate/promotion code line, enter SARS to receive a discount from the regular price.  (Note: if a lesson is included, it is just part of all rooms and there is no savings if you don’t use it.) 
Hotel Ruby - Newly remodeled lodging at the base of the mountain in Ponderay.  Complimentary wax room, breakfast, meeting space, Wi-Fi, pool, and hot tub.  Book by phone 208.263.5383, tell them you’re coming for the SARS ski race. 
La Quinta – Lodging in Downtown Sandpoint. Book by phone 208.263.9581, tell them you’re coming for the SARS ski race. 
Fairbridge Inn - Economic option; rooms with two queens, hot breakfast included, wireless Internet, afternoon snacks, and wax rooms available. Book by phone 208.263.2210 to receive special rate and let them know you’re attending the SARS ski race.