2024 Junior National Qualifier #3

 February 10th – 11th 2024

McCall Nordic & Biathlon Ski Club would like to welcome racers to the IMD Junior National Qualifier #3 being held at Bear Basin in McCall, Idaho on February 10th – 11th 2023.

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2024 Junior National Qualifier #3

February 10th-11th, 2024

at Bear Basin

Participants: Intermountain Junior National Qualifier | Races for U10-U20 athletes

Race Contact Info:









  • Registration is Open. 
  • Late entries accepted until 2/7 @5PM w $10 late fee on top of regular fees
  • Entries for athletes and coaches due Monday, 2/5/24, by 5:00pm
  • Contact Race Secretary with questions, [email protected]
  • Races for U10, U12, U14, U16, U18, U20
  • Entry Fees
    • U16/18/20: $45 per race. USSS license REQUIRED.
    • U10/12/14: $30 per race. No USSS licensed needed.
  • Trail Fees
    • $20 per athlete 

Organizing Committee

Chief of Competition: Matt Galyardt (jury)

Technical Delegate: Maggie Shane (jury)

Assistant TD: Andy Weenig (jury)

Race Secretary: Peter Thimm

Chief of Timing: John Gebhards

Chief of Stadium: Clayton Nalder

Chief of Course: Tom Bates

Volunteer Coordinator: Karla Eitel

Medical Coordinator: Tim Neuschwander

Schedule of Events
Mon, Feb 5 5:00pm Registration Due. Late entries are charged a $10 late fee.
Wed, Feb 7 12:00pm

Entries posted for coach verification.

Race Results & Registration | Zone4

Waxing Protocol:
Saturday: Swix HS6
Sunday: Swix HS6
Thu, Feb 8 6:00pm


Confirmation email to Race Secretary, [email protected], noting entries are correct. If no response, we’ll assume all is correct.

Fri, Feb 9 9:00am – 4:30pm Courses open for inspection
10:00am – 4:00pm Team Check-in at Bear Basin.
4:00pm Start lists for Sat/Sun available Race Results & Registration | Zone4
4:30pm Courses closed.

Coaches Meeting, VIRTUAL.

Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/syh-dnqv-jvb


Sat, Feb 10 7:30am Bibs available for pick-up at Gravity Sports tent in stadium.
8:00am – 8:50am Course open for inspection.

Skate Sprint Qualifier, 15-sec interval start. Tentative Start Order

·       U16/18/20 Women

·       U16/18/20 Men

·       U14 Girls and Boys

·       U12 & U10 Girls and Boys (no heats)


Skate Sprint Heats – U14 Girls and Boys

·       Top 12 from qualifier

·       A & B Finals


Skate Sprint Heats – U18/20 & U16 Women and Men

·       See Detailed Schedule – Coming Soon

Sun, Feb 11


Mass Start Races Begin

Classic Mass Start Distance: Tentative Order

·       U18/20 Men, 10k

·       U18/20 Women, 10k

·       U16 Men, 5k

·       U16 Women, 5k

·       U14 Girls and Boys, 3k

·       U12 Girls and Boys, 2k

·       U10 Girls and Boys, 1k



Naming of the Intermountain Division Junior National Team

Awards presented throughout each race day, grouped by U16-20 and U10-U14 age classes.

IMD Waxing Protocols

Saturday: Swix HS6
Sunday: Swix HS6

IMD Wax Policy in effect for this event. NO FLUOROS! See the link to policy HERE.

Glide wax calls will be made by 12:00pm, Wednesday 2/7/24 for Saturday & Sunday races. Wax calls will be clearly posted to race website and emailed to coach contacts for each registered athlete.

Course Maps – 

Sprint Course, 1.3k (All age classes)

2.5k Course (Classic Mass Start)

0.5k Course (Classic Mass Start)


Team Parking & Traffic Flow:

Parking at the venue is allowed on Friday for course previews, but be aware parking is limited. Teams…please carpool as best you can. Parents…please no extra vehicles at the venue on Friday if you can help it. Only 2 Team vehicles will be allowed to park at the venue on Saturday and Sunday. Parking passes will be distributed on Friday at team check-ins. No parent/spectator parking allowed. This will be STRICTLY ENFORCED. Your cooperation is required to pull off this event at our alternate location.

Athlete & Parent/Spectator Shuttle

Absolutely no parking or athlete drop-offs at the venue, outside of team vehicles with a parking pass. Park at our shuttle pick-up point in town. It’s a 10-minute ride to the venue. No skis or poles on the shuttle…make arrangements with team vehicles.

Main Parking/Shuttle Pick-Up Location: Forest Service Offices – Google Maps Link



Top 3 – U10, U12, U14, U16, U18, and U20

Awards presented throughout each race day, grouped by U16-20 and U10-U14 age classes.


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Matt Galyardt, Race Director


[email protected]


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