Sun Valley Referee clinic start time changed

The start time for the Sun Valley Referee clinic and testing on Nov. 22 has been changed to 4:30 p.m.

Alpine Officials clinics have been scheduled for Sun Valley in October and November and they are open to all AOs

RSVP to Sue Schwartz, sschwartz@svsef.org, to let them know which session you will attend.

Chief of Course clinic and testing — Completed
Monday, Oct. 24. 4-8:30 p.m. at the SVSEF Training Center, 215 Picabo St., Ketchum (2nd Floor).
Instructors: Sue Schwartz and Riley Berman
RSVP to Sue Schwartz, sschwartz@svsef.org, to let them know which session you will attend.

Race Administration clinic and testing Completed
Saturday, Nov. 12, 9 a.m. at the SVSEF Training Center.
Instructor: Susan Yoshikawa-Torres
RSVP to Sue Schwartz, sschwartz@svsef.org, to let them know which session you will attend.

Timing & Calculations 1 clinic and testing Completed
Sunday, Nov. 13, 9 a.m. at the SVSEF Training Center.
Instructor: Riley Berman
RSVP to Sue Schwartz, sschwartz@svsef.org, to let them know which session you will attend.

Referee clinic and testing
Tuesday, Nov. 22, 4:30 p.m. at River Run Lodge (start time change)
Instructor: Stephen Schowengerdt
RSVP to Stephen Schowengerdt, gerdt@imdalpine.org.

Please be prepared when you show up for your course and testing with a copy of the Alpine Competition Rules, paper and pens or pencils.

You must be an Alpine Official member of U.S. Ski & Snowboard to take these courses and test. If you are a new AO with no classifications you must also complete the Competition Official course and quiz before you can attend a specialty area clinic ad test. You can download the CO course and quiz here: https://www.imdalpine.org/alpine101/forum/ao-general-discussion/alpine-competition-official-training-and-quiz/#post-218

If you are looking for an Update & Review training session, visit the link below to sign up:

https://www.imdalpine.org/alpine101/forum/ao-general-discussion/2022-23-ao-update-review-schedule-and-sign-up/

In-person AO training will also take place at the Utah Olympic Park. Go here for details: https://www.imdalpine.org/news/2022-23-AO-clinics-at-UOP/


2022-23 AO clinics at UOP are a wrap

The Utah Olympic Park and Park City ski team hosted several Alpine Official clinics on Oct. 22. Thank you to all who participated.

Thank you to the UOP for use of their fantastic facility.

All sessions will begin at 9 a.m. at the UOP. Please RSVP at https://forms.gle/6RV7xYfoektxgfgo8.

The UOP clinic specialty area clinics being taught are:

Referee
Instructors: Tommy Eckfeldt, Stephen Schowengerdt

Chief of Race
Instructor: Jason Lance

Race Administration
Instructor: Becky Stone

Advanced Timing and Calculations
Instructor: Jason Smith
Both Level 1 and Level 3 tests will be available.

The clinics will run concurrently and testing will follow for each specialty area course taught on that day.

Please be prepared when you show up for your course and testing with a copy of the Alpine Competition Rules, paper and pens or pencils.

You must be an Alpine Official member of U.S. Ski & Snowboard to take these courses and test. If you are a new AO with no classifications you must also complete the Competition Official course and quiz before you can attend a specialty area clinic ad test. You can download the CO course and quiz here: https://www.imdalpine.org/alpine101/forum/ao-general-discussion/alpine-competition-official-training-and-quiz/#post-218

If you are looking for an Update & Review training session, visit the link below to sign up:

https://www.imdalpine.org/alpine101/forum/ao-general-discussion/2022-23-ao-update-review-schedule-and-sign-up/

All Update & Review training sessions in IMD are via Zoom this season.


Brighton Ski Team seeks 2 part-time coaches

Brighton Ski Team is looking for two part-time coaches to add to the staff, one U10 coach and one U14 coach.

U10 Coach must be able to work Saturdays (9-3) for training and races

U14 Coach must be able to work weekends (9-3), Tuesday nights, Thursday nights and Friday nights (5-8) along with having the ability to travel to ski races.

Those interested should have coaching/instructing background. Please contact Drew Southworth, 801-350-1551 or send resume to brightonskiteam@hotmail.com


Jackson Referee clinic Nov. 19

A Alpine officials Referee clinic with testing will be held at the Jackson Hole Ski Club offices on Nov.19 beginning at 9 a.m.

RSVP to kwaddle@jhskiclub.org to ensure you have a seat at the clinic.

Please be prepared when you show up for your course and testing with a copy of the Alpine Competition Rules, paper and pens or pencils.

You must be an Alpine Official member of U.S. Ski & Snowboard to take these courses and test. If you are a new AO with no classifications you must also complete the Competition Official course and quiz before you can attend a specialty area clinic ad test. You can download the CO course and quiz here: https://www.imdalpine.org/alpine101/forum/ao-general-discussion/alpine-competition-official-training-and-quiz/#post-218

If you are looking for an Update & Review training session, visit the link below to sign up:

https://www.imdalpine.org/alpine101/forum/ao-general-discussion/2022-23-ao-update-review-schedule-and-sign-up/


Jackson Ski Swap Oct. 15


2023 Competition Guide is online

The Competition Guide for the 2023 season is now available in Alpine 101 at:

https://www.imdalpine.org/alpine101/forum/ao-general-discussion/2023-competition-guide-and-acr/#post-259

Or on the U.S. Ski & Snowboard website at:

https://usskiandsnowboard.org/sport-programs/rules-equipment/alpine-membership-rules


Snowbird 2022-23 Ref clinic Nov. 5

Snowbird will hold a Referee clinic with testing on Nov. 5

See this file for details: SBSEF Alpine Officials Update with Referee Class & Testing


2023 Rowmark AO clinic

Rowmark will host an AO clinic on Jan. 9, 2023. The clinic will cover Referee and include testing.

See the document below for complete details:

2023 AO Clinic Agenda SLC


AO training materials are up for 2022-23

The Alpine official training materials for the 2022-23 season are loaded up in Alpine 101 and ready for download.

Click here to go get ’em

The Alpine Competition Guide, which contains the Alpine Competition Regulations, are not up yet but should be soon.

If you are new to Alpine officiating, and have no specialty area classifications, they you are required to complete thse Competition Official Course and Quiz, which is also available for download in Alpine 101.

Alpine Official training sessions will be held in Salt Lake City, Sun Valley, Jackson Hole and Boise this fall. The schedule for those clinics will be posted soon. Specialty area training this fall will include Race Administration, Chief of Race, Referee, Timing & Calculations and Chief of Course.

If you just need an Update & Review this fall to remain current, that schedule and signup has already been posted and is available here: https://www.imdalpine.org/alpine101/forum/ao-general-discussion/2022-23-ao-update-review-schedule-and-sign-up/



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