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Congratulations - Mammoth Mountain Race Department: Beat Hupfer
Far West Board of Directors Meeting Agenda for May 21.2015

U14.U16 Speed Camp - Registration Open

FWSA Scholarship

Grand Prix Series Winners!
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May 20, 2015
Congratulations to Mammoth Mountain Race Department - Beat Hupfer

Beat Hupfer and the Mammoth Mountain Race Department received the Paul Bacon Award from USSA for Excellence in Events during the 15-16 season. From Freestyle to Alpine events, Mammoth put on an amazing season for all disciplines in the US! We are very grateful that they are in the Far West!

Beat Hupfer, MMRD Paul Bacon Award

Beat Hupfer with Dexter Payne at USSA Awards Banquet, May 15, 2015
photo courtesy of USSA

May 5, 2015
U14.U16 Speed Camp Registration Open

We are excited to host the 2015 Far West U14.U16 Speed Development Camp in conjunction with the Stacey Cook Speed Camp. This Far West Development Project is partially funded by the Far West Board of Directors Fundraising efforts through the Performance Fund Drive.

Dates: May 23-25, 2015
*arrival date - Friday, May 22nd 8pm meeting mandatory

The mountain is closed to the general public by this date so only coaching staff and athletes will be allowed on the hill. An excellent opportunity for all terrain being designed for the purpose of speed skill development.

Registration open: Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Registration closes: Sunday, May 10, 2015
Any questions? Please contact Lucy in the Far West Office.

 Link to Ladies Selections            Link to Mens Selections



May 1, 2015
FWSA Scholarship for 2015-2016 season

Far West Ski Association would like to announce that it is now accepting applications for athletic scholarships for the 2015-2016 season. The purpose of the scholarship program is to assist junior USSA alpine racers in the funding of their racing endeavors. Individuals are selected on the basis of financial need, athletic performance, academics, and community service. Scholarships range from $500 to $1,500 per year. Applications are due by June 30, 2015 and awarded by September 30, 2015 and can be found by visiting our website at Click on Member Corner/Programs/Athletic Scholarship/2015 Application or contact David Krupp, Program Chair at 310-925-4143.

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April 28, 2015
Grand Prix Scholarship Winners 2015

The Grand Prix Series is the qualifying series to the Western Region Junior Championships for U18 and U21 athletes. The series continues with the Far West Tech and Far West Speed Finals. The Grand Prix series is scored for Srs/U21's and U18's as a series to qualify for scholarships to be used for the following season (15-16 season). The places are determined by adding up the total World Cup Points earned during ALL the races listed in the Grand Prix series for that season. Each race is scored by separating the field by gender into Srs/U21's and U18 classes. Foreign, out of Division, current USST and U16 participants in each race are removed and results are sorted by class prior to assigning World Cup Points for each race. Athletes must have competed in at least half of the scheduled Grand Prix races in order to qualify for the scholarships.

Congratulations to this years hard working athletes as they will receive scholarship funds to be used during the 2015-2016 season! Funds will be available beginning June 1st, 2016.


U21.SR Ladies U21.SR Men
1st $300 Not Awarded Toy, Robert
2nd $150 Not Awarded Not Awarded
3rd $100 Not Awarded Not Awarded


U18 Ladies U18 Men
1st $300 Futral, Sabrina Goss, Harrison
2nd $150 Oakley, Katherine Wolfe, Kevin
3rd $100 Kennedy, Erica Murphy, Sean

  Final Standings can be found on the Standings and Selections Page under 'Far West Grand Prix Series'

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