Racing SOD Cup

  • Training Length: 6H 45M per Week
  • Suggest Ratio: 10:1
  • Date: Program starts Jan 7th, 2024 and runs for 8.5 weeks
  • Required Age: Born 2008-2009

The U16 program continues to refine overall skiing, racing, and performance on demand skills.

This age group will participate in 4 races in the Southern Ontario Division. At away races, athletes will race in the morning and do some technical free skiing with their coaches after the awards ceremony. A typical race day is 6 hours long and generally ends around 2:00pm. On race weekends, U16 athletes will have training on the opposite day of the race.

Skiers entering the be U16 program must be one of the following:

  • Be an exceptional dynamic parallel skier that is confident on a variety of terrain and snow conditions, and comfortable skiing with speed
  • Have successfully completed Advanced-2 (A2) in the Chicopee Snow School programs
  • Graduates of the U14 program

Per Alpine Ontario regulations, program participants must be a Chicopee Member for the applicable race season and are required to wear a hard eared helmet with an FIS label affixed at the back.

Equipment strongly recommended for racers includes slalom and giant slalom event specific skis, back protectors for speed races, and slalom gear for clearing gates.

U16 SOD Cup athletes are required to register through AOA.

Please direct all race questions to racing@chicopee.ca


  • Dryland Training: (Sundays) Oct 15 to Dec 3, 2023 from 10:00am to 12:00pm
  • Friday Night Gates: Jan 12 to Feb 23, 2024 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Race Events: 4 Scheduled Races, dates TBA
    Note: If race dates overlap with Sunday Trainings, the training will take place on Saturday.
  • CARV Ski-a-thon: March 1, 2024
  • Club Championships: March 2, 2024
  • Race Social: TBA

Optional (additional costs):

  • Blue Mountain Mondays: Jan 15, Jan 22, Jan 29, Feb 5, Feb 12, Feb 26 from 9:00am to 3:00pm
  • Chicopee Slalom Camp: Jan 2 to Jan 5, 2024 from 9:00am to 1:00pm
  • SOD Qualified Finals
  • Invitational Race Events: dates TBA

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