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SNOWBOARD//RUGGIES AND GROMS

SNOWBOARD // SnowboardStars Ruggies

The Snowboard Stars Ruggies Program is an introduction to snowboard training and competition in a fun and challenging environment on Killington Mountain.

The Snowboard Stars program focuses on building strong fundamental skills on the diverse terrain at Killington. For riders interested in a more competitive focus, please consider the Freestyle or Fast & Furious Program’s, both will attend more USASA events throughout the season.

There will be a number of ski club community events during the season for athletes and families to socialize and develop cohesive connections in support of the children participating in the program.

Ages:
6-7 (as of Dec. 31, 2013)

Program Details

  • Provides younger athletes with an introduction to park, half pipe, slalom, giant slalom, and snowboard cross riding, as well as to competition in those areas.
  • Focuses on fundamental techniques—the basics of jumping, rail sliding, and racing.
  • Helps each child to learn about his or her potential, limits, friendships, and sportsmanship in the process of learning a lifelong sport
  • Provides an introduction to safety, etiquette and competition arena protocols
  • Coaching at two USASA Southern Series events — one home, one away.
Program Requirements and Information
  • USASA Membership is required to compete in the USASA Southern Vermont Series events.
  • All programs must be paid in full by the first day of the program. No exceptions will be made without prior arrangements with the program director.
  • A helmet is mandatory.
  • A mouth guard and back brace are strongly recommended.
  • Membership in the Killington Ski Club is required for all KSC/KMS program members. This membership entitles you to full use of the club building, including tuning facilities, as well as participation in KSC-sponsored social activities and other offerings.
  • Participation in the KSC/KMS Work Obligation Program is required for all families in the competition programs. This allows us to adequately staff competition events at Killington and provide a quality experience for our athletes in their home events.
  • Each athlete must have a Killington Unlimited Season Pass.
  • The coaching staff will send weekly emails with logistical details for the upcoming weekend.
  • Competitor evaluations will be completed in the middle of January and April.
Program Fees
  • $1,199.00 before October 15
  • $1,299.00 from October 16 to November 15
  • $1,399.00 after November 15

Additional coaching fees will apply if Snowboard Stars athletes qualify for and attend the USASA National Championships event.
Please familiarize yourself with our Program Insurance Policy (PIP) as we do not issue refunds. Please familiarize yourself with our mandatory KSC/KMS Work Obligation Program.

Program dates, meeting times, holiday period training

  • On Sunday October 13, at 9:A.M., All athletes will participate in the Columbus Day Weekend Annual Hike to the top of Killington Mountain, followed by refreshment’s and activities at the KMS Campus.
  • Program starts December 14, 2013
  • Sunday program starts January 5, 2014
  • Each Saturday and Sunday: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (beginning Dec. 14)
  • December Holiday Training Period: Dec. 27 and 30 (8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.); Jan 31 (8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)
  • February Holiday Training Period: Feb. 18 and 20 (8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.); Feb. 21 (8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)
  • Lunch Time: 11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
  • The program schedule consists of 34 full days.
  • All scheduled training and competition times are dependent on weather and snow conditions.
  • Program ends on March 29, 2014

 

SNOWBOARD // SnowboardStars Groms

The Snowboard Stars Grom Program is an introduction to snowboard training and competition in a fun and challenging environment on Killington Mountain.

The Snowboard Stars program focuses on building strong fundamental skills on the diverse terrain at Killington. For riders interested in a more competitive focus, please consider the Freestyle or Fast & Furious Program’s, both will attend more USASA events throughout the season.

There will be a number of ski club community events during the season for athletes and families to socialize and develop cohesive connections in support of the children participating in the program.

Ages:
8-10 (as of Dec. 31, 2013)

Program Details

  • Provides younger athletes with an introduction to park, half pipe, slalom, giant slalom, and snowboard cross riding, as well as to competition in those areas.
  • Focuses on fundamental techniques—the basics of jumping, rail sliding, and racing.
  • Helps each child to learn about his or her potential, limits, friendships, and sportsmanship in the process of learning a lifelong sport
  • Provides an introduction to safety, etiquette and competition arena protocols
  • Coaching at two USASA Southern Series events — one home, one away.
Program Requirements and Information
  • USASA Membership is required to compete in the USASA Southern Vermont Series events.
  • All programs must be paid in full by the first day of the program. No exceptions will be made without prior arrangements with the program director.
  • A helmet is mandatory.
  • A mouth guard and back brace are strongly recommended.
  • Membership in the Killington Ski Club is required for all KSC/KMS program members. This membership entitles you to full use of the club building, including tuning facilities, as well as participation in KSC-sponsored social activities and other offerings.
  • Participation in the KSC/KMS Work Obligation Program is required for all families in the competition programs. This allows us to adequately staff competition events at Killington and provide a quality experience for our athletes in their home events.
  • Each athlete must have a Killington Unlimited Season Pass.
  • The coaching staff will send weekly emails with logistical details for the upcoming weekend.
  • Competitor evaluations will be completed in the middle of January and April.
Program Fees
  • $1,199.00 before October 15
  • $1,299.00 from October 16 to November 15
  • $1,399.00 after November 15

Additional coaching fees will apply if Snowboard Stars athletes qualify for and attend the USASA National Championships event.
Please familiarize yourself with our Program Insurance Policy (PIP) as we do not issue refunds. Please familiarize yourself with our mandatory KSC/KMS Work Obligation Program.

Program dates, meeting times, holiday period training

  • Program starts December 14, 2013
  • On Sunday October 13, at 9:A.M., All athletes will participate in the Columbus Day Weekend Annual Hike to the top of Killington Mountain, followed by refreshment’s and activities at the KMS Campus.
  • Each Saturday and Sunday: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (beginning Dec. 14)
  • December Holiday Training Period: Dec. 27 and 30 (8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.); Jan 31 (8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)
  • February Holiday Training Period: Feb. 18 and 20 (8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.); Feb. 21 (8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)
  • Lunch Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
  • The program schedule consists of 36 full days.
  • All scheduled training and competition times are dependent on weather and snow conditions.

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