2022 Adult Race Week

INTRODUCTION

Race week is held in the first week of August and is aligned to the Thredbo Interclub GS Race at the end of the week on Saturday 

 

As part of Race Week we have combined with two other clubs, Kosciuszko Alpine Club (KAC) and Southern Alps Ski Club (SASC). Other clubs may join this group in the future.

 

Thredbo Clubs Race Series - Kurt Lance Trophy – TAC against other clubs notably KAC & SASC.

The Thredbo Clubs Race Series competing for the Kurt Lance Trophy for 2022 has four races:

 

  • Wednesday am - SLALOM

  • Wednesday pm - Skier-X

  • Thursday am - GS – (also the TAC Club Championship race)

  • Friday am - MODIFIED SUPER G/DOWNHILL

 

The TAC Club Championship Race - The GS race continues to be our Club Championship Race for both male and female TAC racers.

 

The Lloyd Hughes Trophy - Combined Races Club Champion – For both male and female TAC racers combining several disciplines.  

Points will be allocated to the first eight places in each race as follows:

  • FIRST      8 Points

  • SECOND  7 Points

  • THIRD     6 Points

  • FOURTH   5 Points

  • FIFTH      4 Points

  • SIXTH     3 Points

  • SEVENTH 2 Points

  • EIGHTH   1 Point

  • everyone gets 2 points for starting each race  

 

RACE WEEK DEAL

The Race Week Program provided for Members includes:

  • Five Ski Races (includes Thredbo Interclub Race) during the week all provided by your club Free of Charge

  • Possibility of selection into the TAC Interclub Team to race on the Saturday

  • Ski and Race instruction for four days. TAC provides a qualified Thredbo Ski Instructor as part of its charter of being a progressive ski club. Free of Charge

  • 16 beds at TAC will be blocked off for Racers - only up to 30 June

  • For Day Ticket Holders a refund of their Day Ticket cost on the TAC GS Race Day#

  • Refund of your TAC accommodation for the TAC GS Race Day day#

  • Technical Workshop Free of Charge

  • Special video night reviewing training shots taken at practice by Hot Shots Photography

  • Special Dinner events

  • Three social events at SASC, KAC & TAC

  • Interclub selected racers have registration paid by TAC which includes entrance to the After Race Presentation event. Free of Charge (TAC members present may also attend at their cost)

 

# Refund is made by forwarding your expense refund request to TAC Accounts at bookkeeper@tac.org.au with copies of receipt of your Day ticket and request to refund accommodation, after Race Week.

N.B. It is advisable that each racer has their own private health cover

 

REGISTRATION & BOOKING

  • All Members must be financial in the current year to race

  • Registrations email is sent to all Members during January and posted on the TAC website and Facebook Page

  • BOOKINGS OPEN 01 FEBRUARY FOR RACERS

  • Request to register must be emailed to Simon Clifford skiing@tac.org.au advising:

    • Name

    • Date of Birth

    • Age at time of race week

    • Mobile number for ease of communication

    • Email address for reply

    • Number of beds required, i.e. partner or friend included for accommodation or member race registration

    • Dates accommodation required

  • Record is kept of your registration.

You are required to make your own booking via the Club website as soon possible.

Bookings open on 01 February so ensure that your room is reserved!  

 

WEATHER NOTE

Final program or location/day may be changed due to weather conditions that arise during the week.

Racers will be advised each night of the next day's program and any changes.

 

 

RACE WEEK AT THE LODGE

  Sunday night is a WELCOME DINNER to all racers, members and guests.

  An update about the program for the week will be given and a TAC Members Race Week Program will be provided to each Member present (not just Racers).

  Final questions or queries will be answered.

  Each night an update and reminder of the following days program

 

 

TAC TROPHY AWARDS FOR GS & Lloyd Hughes Combined Races

 

GS - FIRST FEMALE TIME

1 WEEKEND ACCOMMODATION NEXT WINTER

GS - SECOND PLACE

1 WEEKEND ACCOMMODATION NEXT SUMMER

GS - THIRD PLACE

1 BOTTLE WINE

GS - FIRST MALE TIME

1 WEEKEND ACCOMMODATION NEXT WINTER

GS - SECOND PLACE

1 WEEKEND ACCOMMODATION NEXT SUMMER

GS - THIRD PLACE

1 BOTTLE WINE

GS - FIRST HANDICAP TIME OVERALL

1 WEEKEND ACCOMMODATION NEXT WINTER

GS - SECOND PLACE

1 WEEKEND ACCOMMODATION NEXT SUMMER

GS - THIRD PLACE

1 BOTTLE WINE

LHCR – FIRST FEMALE

2 BOTTLES OF WINE

LHCR – SECOND PLACE

1 BOTTLE OF WINE

LHCR – FIRST MALE

2 BOTTLES OF WINE

LHCR – SECOND PLACE

1 BOTTLE OF WINE

 

A personal trophy will be issued to each Winner of each division and name inscribed on the perpetual TAC trophy for each division

 

INTERCLUB RACE ACTIVITIES

•  Results of the TAC GS Race on Thursday determines the selection of skiers and start places in the Interclub GS race on Saturday.

•  Usually, dependant on registration of skiers from all clubs, all TAC skiers are selected but there is no guarantee of selection.

•  Confirmation is sought from all Racers regarding registration for selection in the Interclub Race.

•  Entry form is lodged on Thursday night and payment Friday night at SCA Interclub briefing attended by the Race Week Organiser.

•  Bibs are collected at the briefing and numbers checked against TAC list to ensure all correct early evening Friday.

•  Briefing is made to all TAC competitors on Insurance cover, timing of race formalities and issue bibs at Friday night Dinner.

 

With the increase in head injuries from ski accidents, TAC Board requests that you wear a safety helmet while competing in TAC and Interclub races!