Racer Schedule

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR RACERS

Friday December 14th – Team Lists Due
Email Susan at smuenchen@teamavsc.org or call 970-205-5107
Team Captains, please turn in your team racer line up to AVSC.  Send us the names of your racers (4-5 people depending on whether you are racing) and you will find out which pro your team will be paired with on Wednesday December 27th at 7908 Aspen.

Thursday December 27th – Audi Ajax Cup Launch Party & Live Auction
4-6pm Après Ski at 7908 Aspen,  415 E Hyman Ave Aspen
Ajax Cup Team Captains and AVSC National Council will blast off this year’s Ajax Cup with the Pro Draw Party. Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while we randomly draw pro names out of the Gorsuch Cup to pair with each Audi Ajax Cup team.  We will also be holding our live auction featuring incredible opportunities and unique experiences you can’t buy elsewhere.

Friday December 28th – Race Training Day
11am-1pm Aspen Highlands;  Meet at 11am at base of Thunderbowl lift
Prepare yourself for the big race day with a complimentary training day with AVSC race coaches at the AVSC Stapleton Training Center at Aspen Highlands. Meet at the bottom of the Thunderbowl lift at 11am to brush up on your tactics and be ready for your best on race day!

Saturday December 29th – “Handicap” timing runs  & Caribou Club Welcome Party

12:00pm – 2:00pm Handicapping Runs (required for all racers) on the race course Aspen Mountain Little Nell run. Please show up between 12pm and 2pm to make sure you have plenty of time to do a run on each course.  We ask that you use the outwear and skis that you will use on race day.

4:00-6:00pm Ajax Cup Welcome party at Caribou Club
Join all the teams at the commencement of the races.  The seeding drawing will take place to decide which teams will start off the head-to-head races.  You will learn your start times and first competitor.  Also, pick up your 2018 KJUS Ajax Cup jacket and welcome bag.

Sunday December 30th – RACE DAY!

8:30am-10:30am Breakfast served at Shlomo’s party tent just off the Gondola Plaza at the base of the race course

9:00am-2:30pm The Race – Little Nell Run, Aspen Mountain

11:00am-3pm  Viewing Deck Party
Shlomo’s patio & party tent & viewing platform
Spectators can view all the race action from our new viewing deck platform.  Enjoy a lunch buffet at Shlomo’s (starting at 11am), drink, and fun!

3:00pm – 6:30pm Après Race Celebration
Shlomo’s patio at the Base of Aspen Mountain.
Celebrate Aspen’s Signature Winter Event!  Gourmet Hors D’oeuvres, libations and DJ dance music!

4:00pm -4:30pm Gorsuch Cup Awards Ceremony in the Apres Party tent at Shlomo’s.