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Northland Junior Race Series NJRS

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Contact NJRS Coordinators

Todd Mell/Joel Sanderson







NJRS bib return:
Please wash your bib and please return to the team room.
A bin will be upstairs on the Team Room to place your bib in.
Let us know if you have any questions.


  • Steve Mihalik
  • Todd Mell
  • Joel Sanderson

NJRS co-coordinators

NJRS Race Calendar

2022 NJRS Schedule (all races on Sunday)

January 2022

Jan 9 -  MontduLac (2GS) Girls /Boys

Jan 23 - Giants Ridge (2GS)  Boys AM/Girls PM

Jan 30 - Ski Gull (2 SL) Girls AM/Boys PM

February 2022

Feb 6  -  Lutsen (2GS) Boys AM/Girls PM

Feb 13 - Detroit MT (2SL)  Boys/Girls

7 and Under GS 

March 2022

March 6 -  Spirit Mtn (2GS) Girls AM/Boys PM

March 13 - CHAMPIONSHIPS  - Giants Ridge (2 GS) Girls AM/Boys PM


Race Day Format 2022

Registration is 100% online opens Monday @ 0700 and closes on Friday @ Noon prior to the race. Start lists will be sent Saturday afternoon to the host Team. There is no in-person registration. Forerunners will be selected by the host team. Teams must provide their racers with bibs prior to the race.

Race events will be single style events i.e. only GS or SL unless the host Hill/Team can have dual course set prior to running. Race order youngest to oldest split by sex (Boys in the AM / Girls in the PM) or (Girls in the AM / Boys in the PM) we will flip flop each weekend to be fair. Inspection time will be limited to 30 mins. New course will be reset during the break between the sexes. Racers are expected to be in position and complete their 2 runs back to back.

TCM (Team Captains Meeting) to be held prior to each race within the COVID guidelines and Weather provided by the Host Hill/Team; Zoom option the night before is an option as well. Coaches will then speak to their athletes about race expectations. TCM will be held at the conclusion of each race to discuss any DNS/DNQ.

Host Hill/Team will need to provide Covid policy prior to race day. Teams will need to brief their racers and parents prior to arrival.

Championship qualifications – racers will need to participate in 2 regular season races to qualify for an award

Tentative Sample Race Day Schedule

THIS IS AN EXAMPLE OF THE RACE DAY SCHEDULE.  Be aware that the final race day schedule could differ.  See notices posted above for final schedules.

  • Race registration 100% Online Online Registration will close @ Noon on the Friday prior to Race Sunday – There is no in person check in.
  • AM Inspection: GIRLS or BOYS 09:00 – 0935 ALL AGE GROUPS for the sex that is racing
  • 1st Race – Girls or Boys 09:40 am Youngest to Oldest – run through the field twice
  • Course RESET for Afternoon Race
  • PM Inspection: BOYS or GIRLS 12:00 pm – 12:35 pm ALL AGE GROUPS for the sex that is racing
  • 2nd Race – Boys or Girls 12:40 pm Youngest to Oldest – run through the field twice
  • Awards (1st – 6th) Combined times Will be given to Coaching Staff

Race/Inspection times may change with little warning, racers and coaches will need to be prepared to be in position ready for inspection or their run when called upon.

Race Results


All, save time at the ticket window this season and get your waivers signed ahead of time. See the links below for all participating resorts.

Normally the host resort will provide a reduced rate “Racer” ticket, that info will be sent out the week of each race.


Detroit Mountain 2/13

available to sign upon selecting desired lift ticket

Giants Ridge 1/23 & 3/13

Lutsen Mountains 2/6

Local Lift Tickets must be purchase 72 hours in advance


Spirit MT Passholder Discounts – must be purchase 72 hours in advance (save $30)

MDL Resort 1/9

Mount Ski Gull 1/30

Spirit MT 3/6