2018 ski nationals thunder bay

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Lakehead Superior Nordic Ski Association is pleased to be hosting the 2018 Ski Nationals March 10 to 17, 2018 in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Organizers have been busy preparing the world class trails at Lappe Nordic Centre, arranging facilities, securing volunteers and sponsors, and completing all those little details that will make this Nationals a  thrilling competition and a wonderful, memorable experience. Check back frequently for news and updates, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter. We look forward to seeing you in March!
Presenting Sponsors of the Dayprince arthur hotel & suites
Gold Sponsors city of thunder bay

steve ward contracting


Silver Sponsors

crc communications

fresh air

John W. McDonald Law Office

sam niemi designworks

Bronze Sponsors

bean fiend


Conseil scolaire de district catholique des Aurores boréales

hullu creative design

lakehead university

Law Offices of Edwards & Hollinger

northern credit union

nucci's bake a deli

pizza hut

prairie ski

rbc dominion securities

rollin thunder

royal building solutions

Dr. Steve Adams

stride orthopedic

thunder bay airport

thunder bay nordic trails

wanson lumber

The Waterfront District BIA


White Macgillivray Lester

zizu optics

Friends of the Nationals

bare organics

boston pizza

bulk zone

canada games complex

choco litts



nei investments

no frills

Pauli Kaki

the persian man

rainy river elk company


sasi spring water

sleeping giant brewing company

SPI health and safety

thunder bay community auditorium

thunder oak cheese farm

Traditional Irish Music Thunder Bay

Athlete Prize Sponsors

brule creek farms

burning canoe ironworks

Hosted By

cross country canada


lappe nordic ski club

big thunder nordic ski club

Latest News

Current Conditions at Lappe
Are you looking for results? Click here.
Curious about awards? Click here.


Thank you to all participants and volunteers for another great Nationals at Lappe!!!
Here is the link to the AWESOME PHOTOS!


17 March 12:00 pm - most YOB aggregates updated at Awards tab
16 March at 8:50 pm - TCM Meeting re-posted at Race Office Notices with revised Awards Timetable
15 March at 5:00 pm - Aggregates Updated at Awards and Ceremonies
13 March at 20:00 - TCM #5 posted at Race Office Notices
12 March at 23:30 -
Aggregates after Day 2 posted at Awards
12 March at 20:20 -
TCM #4 Pursuit Race - posted at Race Office Notices
12 March at 20:10
- Day 4 Pursuit Race Start List posted on Zone4 (at the bottom of the page) and at Race Office Notices
11 March at 9:00 -
Revised Day 4 approx. start times posted to Race Office Notices.
10 March at 22:10 - TCM #3 posted to Race Office Notices.
10 March at 15:50 -
Day #2 Draft Start List posted on Zone4.
10 March at 10:30 -
Day #2 Draft Start Order posted on Race Office Notices
9 March at 20:50 -
Day #2 Seed lists posted on Race Office Notices
9 March at 20:15 - TCM #2 and Day #1 Start Times posted in Race Office Notices
9 March at 16:00 -
2 x 2 Team Sprint Start Lists on Race Event Notices and Zone4
9 March at 06:00 -
Team Sprint Partner Substitution Form posted in Race Office Notices
8 March at 20:00 -
TCM#1 and Day 1 Start Order posted in Race Office Notices.
8 March at 13:00 -
Day 1 Start List posted to the Zone4 Event Page.

New Event! Midget/Track Attack Exhibition Race
When: Day 1 - Saturday 10 March between the Team Sprint Qualifying and Final Heats
Who: Midget aged skiers and strong Track Attack aged skiers
Course: 3.75km Classic Mass Start. Visit Course Maps to see the course and profile.
This is an exhibition race. This race is an "extra" event designed for younger local and visiting athletes who do not plan to compete in the Ski Nationals. You do not need a race licence to compete in this event, and your results will not be included in the overall standings for the Ski Nationals.
Want to register? Here is a link to the Zone4 2018 Ski Nationals Event page.

Do you still need accommodation? Check out options here.

Cherchez-vous encore votre hébergement? Visitez la page "Accommodation" pour nos suggestions.

7 March 2018 - 2018 Ski Nationals Race Audio Livestream
Audio for every race will be livestreamed online, start to finish, “wall to wall.” The 2018 Ski Nationals Event runs from March 8th through 17th, with the first race starting on Saturday, March 10th at 9:00 a.m. Race livestream starts at 08:45 eastern. Join us online. Feel free to provide a “shoutout” to your skier or team, as the action happens. We’ll announce it live. Access the audio livestream at the right, or at: bit.ly/xcnationals

3 March 2018  - Race Day logistics for volunteers can be found at Race Day Logistics and the invitation to the volunteer appreciation party is posted.

23 February 2018 - Course maps posted on the Course Maps page.

23 février 2018 - Les cartes des parcours sont affichées.

20 February 2018 - CCC Athlete Meeting added to the Schedule.

16 February 2018 - Fast and Female, Women's Committee Seminar and FISU/University Meeting added to the Schedule.

9 February 2018 - Registration is now open on zone4.

9 février 2018 - la page d'inscription zone4 est ouverte.

8 février 2018 - l'Avis de course est affiché.

8 February 2018 - Race notice and Schedule updated.

8 février 2018 - Mis à jour de l'Horaire et distances des parcours . L'Avis de course sera affichée sous peu.

31 January 2018 - Race Notice posted under the Race Notice tab. Updated Schedule of Events and Race Distances posted under the Schedules tab.

2018 Lappe/NTDC 24-12-6 Hour Relay, March 24 and 25, 2018 - Are you looking for a reason to stay in Thunder Bay after the Nationals? Can you beat the course records? Cash prizes of up-to $1,000 for a new course record, awesome funds raised prizes and more. Check out Lappe/NTDC's annual 24-12-6 Hour Relay at www.lappenordic.ca.

18 December 2017 - Preliminary schedule posted under Event Info tab.

18 décembre 2017 - Horaire préliminaire affichée à "Event Info".

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