U.S. Ski & Snowboard SuperTour presented by National Nordic Foundation
U.S. Ski & Snowboard SuperTour presented by National Nordic Foundation 2023-24
2023-24 U.S. Ski and Snowboard SuperTour presented by the National Nordic Foundation
The U.S. Ski and Snowboard SuperTour presented by the National Nordic Foundation is recognized by FIS as the Continental Cup for the United States- the highest level of competition in the country. Top racers race head to head 17 times in a variety of disciplines at 6 different venues over the course of the season. With World Cup start spots and funding on the line.
Period 1 will see the SuperTour make its first trip to Alaska in a number of years, with 4 races hosted by the Nordic Ski Association of Anchorage at Kincaid Park, starting with a skate sprint and classic mass start distance race, and concluding with a classic sprint and skate mass start in conjunction with the Besh Cup opener races.
Period 2 of the SuperTour begins with the 2024 U.S. National Championships at Soldier Hollow. Racing begins on Tuesday January 2nd with the 10km Classic Individual Start National Championship. The next race will be Thursday January 4th, a Skate Sprint National Championship. The 20km Skate Mass Start National Championship will be on Friday January 5th (Note that Junior athletes will race a 10km on this day). The week of racing will conclude with a Classic Sprint on Sunday January 7th. Note that the sprint on January 7th is not a National Championship, just a SuperTour. The Classic Sprint National Championship will be held at SuperTour Finals/Spring Nationals in Duluth, MN.
The first 3 races at U.S. Nationals (including the Junior 10km Mass Start) are used to select athletes to t he World Junior Championships and NNF U18 Nordic Nations Cup Trip. All 4 races at SoHo will be used to select athletes to the World U23 Championships. World Junior/U23 Championships will be held in Planica, Slovenia- on the same trails that hosted the 2023 World Ski Championships!
Period 3 will see SuperTour athletes convene in Lake Placid, NY on the challenging trails of Mt. Van Hoevenberg in conjunction with the NENSA Eastern Cup January 20th and 21st. The SuperTour will then cross into Vermont to join the excitement of the Craftsbury Marathon- competing in a skate sprint on Friday January 26th and a Skate Mass start on Sunday January 28th in conjunction with the popular event.
In February- the eyes of the ski racing world will focus on Canmore and Minneapolis- as these venues will host the World Cup February 9, 10, 11, 12 in Canmore and 17, 18 at Wirth Park.
The weekend after the Minneapolis World Cup- SuperTour (and many World Cup) Racers will travel to Hayward, WI for the 50km Slumberland American Birkebeiner Freestyle Mass Start.
The SuperTour concludes with SuperTour Finals and Spring Nationals at Spirit Mtn in Duluth, Minnesota March 20th-26th with a classic individual start SuperTour, Classic Sprint National Championships, Freestyle Team Sprint National Championship, and freestyle 40km National Championship. The World Cup will be over, and many U.S. Ski Team athletes will race in Duluth!
A Google Sheet with specific dates and events for the SuperTour can be found HERE.
The NNF Cup
The NNF Cup celebrates club excellence in America’s premier domestic ski competition by tallying performance of club teams across the SuperTour season. The 2023 NNF Cup was awarded to the University of Utah, who narrowly edged the Bridger Ski Foundation Pro Team. BSF Pro was the top men's team, while Utah's women took home the title. Follow along on the NNF website, Facebook, Instagram, and newsletter to see who brings home the cup in 2023!
2023-24 NNF Cup Standings
2022-23 NNF Cup Standings
SuperTour standings from prior years are available:
2020-21 Standings- COVID
There will also be a slate of U.S. Ski & Snowboard National Ranking List Races around the country. You can use the Event Lookup tool in your my.usskiandsnowboard dashboard to view all FIS and NRL events currently certified in the country.
There are also U.S. Ski & Snowboard NRL races, FIS races, and lots of amazing citizen races open to all. Please look to your Divisional Website for information on racing in your area.
CXC Skiing (Great Lakes and Midwest)
Pacific Northwest Ski Association
New England Nordic Ski Association