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Event Information

Welcome To Duluth, Minnesota

Our organizing committee, the City of Duluth, area communities and the Duluth Cross Country Ski Club welcomes you to Duluth, Minnesota.  

Race Venue and Headquarters

All races are held at Grand Avenue Nordic Center: 8551 Grand Avenue, Duluth, MN

Bib Pick-up

Saturday and Sunday 8AM to 12:30PM outside Grand Avenue Chalet.

Volunteer

Looking for enthusiastic, supportive and fun volunteers. Help make the Youth Championships a great success.  We have volunteer opportunities both Saturday and Sunday of race weekend.  Volunteer SignUp

Wax Facility 

  • No waxing will be allowed inside the Grand Avenue Chalet. Teams should be prepared to supply their own pop up tent or service vehicle/trailer, irons, tables, forms and extension cords to accommodate their waxing needs.   

  • Limited access to power is provided.  Extension cords highly recommended.   

  • No indoor space will be provided.  

  • Flouro wax restrictions apply.  No Flouros.

Spectators and Parking

The Grand Avenue Nordic Center offers a multiple viewing sites of the race course and stadium.  Course access for spectators and support staff is available. Walkable access to course is via the Superior Hiking Trail.  Please, no hiking on the race course. 

 

The current parking available at the Grand Avenue Nordic Center exceeds 100 cars. Addition parking is available across Grand Avenue in a newly developed area.  Buses also run regularly to the Grand Avenue Chalet, check out the route here: West 1-2-3 

 

The Grand Avenue chalet will be open with social distance restrictions in place and mask requirements.  The Riverside Grill will be open Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  Porto Potties will be supplied outside the chalet. 

Course and stadium maps HERE

DXC Tour Duluth Weekend

Race weekend, host Club, the Duluth Cross Country Ski Club, celebrates the ski season with Tour DuLuth Ski Festival.   Festival Information

  • Ski all the trails in Duluth

  • Bonfire and social ski

  • Treats at trailheads

  • DXC SkiSparks Youth Carnival

Sponsorships

Thank you local Sponsors!

Be sure to check out all of our AMAZING SPONSORS and thank them for helping support the wonderful sport of nordic skiing here in the midwest!

 

All donations are to the Duluth Cross Country Ski Club which is a charity recognized by the IRS under Section 501(c)(3).  

Race Organizing Committee

OC Chair - Siiri Morse - siirimorse@northxc.com

Chief of Competition - Gary Larson - glhome64@gmail.com

Chief of Timing - Kris Kolenz

Chief of Course - 

Chief of Control -  Nikolai Anikin

Chief of Stadium -  

Race Secretary - 

Head Groomer - Larry Mishkar

Communications/Media -

COVID Mitigation Measures

  • Temporary restrooms will be available outside the Grand Avenue Nordic Center.  The porto potties will be cleaned and serviced daily.  

  • Hand sanitizer will be readily available.

  • Access to Grand Avenue Nordic Center will be open.  Masks will be required inside Grand Chalet.  Racers must be prepared to stage out of their vehicles.

  • No community wax tent provided.  

  • All participants (racers, coaches, technicians, volunteers, officials) must respect physical distancing guidelines.

  • Respect distancing guidelines in the start pen.

  • Bottles of water will be available at the end of each race.  No other food or drink will be provided.

  • After the races, if anyone feels symptoms of COVID-19, please report it by emailing David Hutchinson at David.Hutchinson@slhduluth.com

Personal Health and Community Reminders

  • Follow 6’ physical distancing and all state face covering guidelines.

  • Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds and/or use hand sanitizer.

  • Follow state physical distancing guidelines. 

  • Stay home and not attend any CXC race or event if you have been sick in the past 14 days.

  • Stay home you have been exposed to someone who is sick or has tested positive for COVID-19.

  • At the venue, wear a face covering over nose and mouth when not exercising or racing.

  • Keep my clothing and belongings clean/sanitized, and not share any personal items with others.

  • Practice safe physical distancing when participating in the community outside of skiing this season.

  • Monitor for the symptoms of COVID-19 and report to a medical professional if you have experience fever of 100.4 F (38 C) or higher, cough, difficulty breathing, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat or loss of taste or smell, or other symptoms related to COVID-19.

  • Promptly report any known or potential exposures to COVID-19 to your coach and participate fully and honestly in contact tracing to determine whom may have potentially exposed to COVID-19.

  • Follow the instructions of medical professionals, which may include being tested for COVID-19 and self-quarantining while test results are pending, and/or being evaluated. Self-isolate in accordance with CDC health guidelines if tested positive for COVID-19.

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