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2014 Event Schedules

 
January 18th-19th, 2014

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Weekend

 

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    Chama Area & Event Map
Last Update: 12/07/2014
   
Schedule of Events
Chama Chile Ski Classic January 18th-19th, 2014
For more information contact: Mary Ann DeBoer
575-756-2294 or 575-756-2746
Time Date  
  Friday, January17th  
5-8 pm  Registration at the High Country Restaurant, Back Room.
5-9 pm Beer Tasting (provided by Marble Brewery) & Wine Tasting (provided by Casa Rodena in Albuquerque and Wilman Vineyard in Ruidoso) at High Country Restaurant/Saloon.
6-9 pm Live Music with Terry Ricard, singer/songwriter from Durango, CO at High Country Restaurant & Saloon.
5-10 pm All-you-can eat pasta dinner for racers, $10, at High Country Restaurant.
5:30-9:30 pm Chile Cook-off cooking and set-up at Senior/Community Center in Chama, For more info contact Pam Alcorn, 575-756-2197.
  Saturday, January18th  
8:00-12 noon Chile Cook-off cooking and set-up at Senior/Community Center in Chama, For more info contact Pam Alcorn, 575-756-2197.
8:30-9:30 am Race Day Registration at Race Site Only (no registration at High Country Restaurant).
8:30-10:00am Yoga with local instructor Leah Hoffman, $10.00 paid on-site, Mats and Blocks available in the class.  At the Senior/Community Center in Chama.
9:00-12 Noon FREE Guided Ski Tour at Sargent’s Wildlife Area(Easy – Moderate Difficulty) with Cathy Baer from the Chama Valley Outdoor Club, bring snacks and water, Meet in front of the High Country Restaurant, For more info: 575-209-0174.
10:15 am Racers in Freestyle Races must be in Staging Area at Race Site.
10:30 am 15K Freestyle Race begins, Race Site.
  7.5K Freestyle Race begins shortly after the 15K Race, Race Site. 
11:00 am-4:00 pm Telemark Skiing Clinic ($15) with Patrick Hogan (more info: 575-756-2294), Cumbres Nordic Adventures, bring telemark skiis & boots & poles, avalanche beacon & shovel, lunch, snacks & water, meet at Race Site Parking lot.
12 noon-3 pm Chile Cook-off at Senior/Community Center, $5 charge for tasting, For more info contact Pam Alcorn, 575-756-2197.
12 noon-4 pm FREE Spruce Hole Area & Yurt tour (Easy – Moderate Difficulty), bring ski's, poles & boots plus a lunch & water, Leader: Nancy Shibley with the Chama Valley Outdoor Club, meet at Race Site, For more info: 928-699-8778. 
1:30-3:00 pm Beginner Cross-Country Ski Clinic (Free of Charge), Doug Call & Rex Shurtleff from Pagosa Springs Nordic Club, Participants must supply own skiis, poles & boots, meet at Race Site. For more info: 970-946-1489.
1:30-3:00 pm Freestyle (Skate) Skiing Clinic ($15), Jessica OR Ken Kisiel with The Pain Free Athlete, (www.thepfathlete.com), Participants must supply their own skate skiis, poles & boots, meet at Race Site. For more info: 505-412-3132.
1:30- 3:00 pm Advanced Classic Cross-country Skiing Techniques Clinic ($15), Jessica OR Ken Kisiel, Participants must supply their own skiis, poles, & boots, meet at Race Site, For more information: 505-412-3132.
3:45-5:00 pm Yoga for Racers ($10), Instructor Steve Ilg from Durango, CO with High Performance Yoga, Bring your own yoga mat, Meet at the Senior/Community Center in Chama, For more info: 818-590-2922.
5:00 pm Awards Ceremony for Freestyle Racers & Chile Contest Winners in High Country Saloon with Live Music, before (4-5 pm) and after (6-8 pm) the Ceremony, by High Desert Duo, from Taos, NM, alternative bluegrass with celtic influences.
5-8 pm Registration at the High Country Restaurant in the back room.
5-9 pm Beer Tasting (provided by Marble Brewery) & Wine Tasting (provided by Casa Rodena in Albuquerque and Wilman Vineyard in Ruidoso) at High Country Restaurant/Saloon.
5-10 pm All-you-can-eat Pasta Dinner for Skiers, $10, at High Country Restaurant & Saloon.
7:00 pm Ski Waxing Clinic (Free of Charge), Participants need to bring their own skiis and be prepared to wax the skiis themselves, Instructor from Southwest Nordic Club, Meet at Cumbres Suites Hotel in the back.
  Sunday, January 19th  
Costume Contest ongoing throughout races on Sunday. Theme of contest: "FAVORITE TOY" Prizes for Best “Big Kid” Adult Costume and "Best Kid’s" Costume.
7:00-12 noon Breakfast Buffet at High Country Restaurant.
7:00-8:30 am Registration at High Country Restaurant.
8:30-10:30 am Race Site Registration: Cut-off for 10K racers at 9:15 am, Cut-off for 5K Racers at 10:30 am.
9:45 am 10K Racers must be in Staging Area at Race Site.
10:00 am 10K Race Begins.
11:00 am 5K Racers & 5K Snowshoers must be in Staging Area at Race Site.
11:15 am 5K Classic Style race mass start begins, followed shortly by the 5K Snowshoe Race mass start.
1:00 PM Kids Event: Snowman (building) Relay.
2:00-4:00 pm Live Music by Sean Lucy and Damn Union, from Austin, TX, playing cosmic western rock and soul, joined by delta blue phenomena Everett Howl, Free Green Chile & hot drinks, all at the High Country Restaurant & Saloon.
4:00 pm Chile Ski Classic Awards Ceremony in back room at High Country Restaurant.
5:00-6:00 pm Live Music continues with Sean Lucy and Damn Union, along with Everett Howl at the High Country Restaurant & Saloon.
  Monday, January 20th  
Anytime
Race Course open all day for non-competitive Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing.
   
Schedule is Always Subject to Change

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