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Nordic Schedule



Thursday Feb 27th:


1-5pm              Official training                                  Rikert Nordic Center


7pm                 Coaches meeting                                 Kirk Almuni Center (link to google maps)



Friday Feb 28th:


7:30am                  Course opens


10am                       Women’s 5K skate individual start    


11:30am                 Men’s 10K skate individual start



Saturday Feb 29th:


7:30am                Course opens


8am                         Bib pickup in Barn                                        


10am                       Women’s 15K classic mass start


12pm                       Men’s 20K classic mass start


Awards for both days following completion of men’s race


Season-end awards (All-East, ROY, etc) at Snow Bowl after completion of alpine events





For Friday’s races bibs will be handed out at Thursday’s coaches meeting. For teams not attending the coaches meeting bibs will be bundled and available for pickup at 8-9am in the Barn at Rikert.


For Saturday’s races bibs will be available for pickup in the Barn on Saturday morning



Course Maps:


Stadium Map

15/20K Classic Mass Start

5/10K Skate Individual Start



Waxing Limitations:


·           NF only for all classic races and NCAA non-qualifiers.

·           For freestyle races, NF only for a base.

·           Topcoats of liquids and blocks/sticks can be used; however, they may NOT be ironed.

o   No wax that contains fluoros may be ironed for these events.

o   Only NF waxes on the EISA approved list are acceptable.





Race Officials:


Barney Hodges                       Chief of Race and Rikert Nordic manager


Peter Reynolds                        Technical Delegate


Ollie Burruss                           Technical Delegate Assistant


Coaches Reps                         BOW, HAR



Entries and seed lists:

Submit entries via your team’s Bullitt team entry spreadsheet by 12pm on Wednesday, Feb 26th

Seed list will be posted by 8am Thursday, Feb 27th

Seed changes will be accepted up until the beginning of the coaches meeting at 7pm on Thursday, Feb 27th

Start lists will be made final at the coaches meeting

Truck/Trailer Parking:


Wax trucks and trailers will be parked along eastern side of the main parking lot (along stadium). Power will be available starting Thursday afternoon.



Team and Spectator Parking:


Team vans and a limited number of spectator vehicles will park in the main lot. Overflow parking for spectators will be in the field across Rt 125.



Emergency Plan:

Rikert Nordic Emergency Plan 2020



Food tables can be set up in parking lot near wax trailers or in the Barn. If setting up in the Barn please be considerate with your use of space.


NO use of electrical power in parking lot for appliances until after completion of races


NO use of open flame appliances (camp stoves, propane burners, etc) in the Barn. There is limited power in the Barn.



Lunch on site:


On Saturday there will be a variety of hot/grilled lunch options available for purchase in the Barn, catered by the Waybury Inn.