January 28, 2009 (Toronto, ON) – The inaugural international SkiTrax Fantasy FIS World Cup 2009 Contest is well on its way following the success of our Fantasy FIS Tour de Ski 2008.09. The Rybinsk WCup in Russia where Kikkan Randall became the first US woman to win XC sprint gold in Dec. 2007 is this weekend – so register your team by 6 pm EST on Thursday, Jan. 29 to win great prizes and test your skills against contestants from around the globe.
With 13 races left in Veissmann 2009 XC World Cup series and the Liberec 2009 Nordic Worlds in between anything can happen.
For our 2009 World Cup Contest the top prize is a Fischer 09/10 Package including RCS Carbonlite Skate Skis, Bindings and RCS Vasa Poles (value $1,000 US) – check out more great prizing below still being finalized.
Here’s How it Works
Register your team of four (4) men, and four (4) women including two (2) Outlaw Skiers – one (1) male and one (1) female not in the top 15 of the FIS World Cup overall rankings. All menus are available now and the deadline to register your team and team name, or to make changes, is 6 pm EST on Jan. 29 – the day before the Rybinsk, Russia WCup.
To register click here.
Points will be awarded based on skier performance following each World Cup and we’ve added some unique bonus points such as Liberec Points, Nations Cup Points etc. – all contest rules and info are available here. Contest standings will be published periodically so you can follow your team’s progress and see how you compare with other players.
1st Prize – Fischer 09/10 RCS Carbonlite Skate Skis, Bindings, RCS Vasa Poles (valued at $1,000 US)
2nd Prize – Rossignol X-ium WC Pursuit Skate Boots + One Way Diamond Storm Poles/Tubes (valued at $700 US)
3rd Prize – Sun Mountain Lodge – 3-night ski package for two (valued at $600 US)
– Swix Digital T72 Iron (valued at $350 US)
– Bjorn Daehlie Fighter Jacket/Pants (value $250 US)
– SkiGo Portable Wax Bench (valued at $200)
– Auclair Tabbed Moon Gloves (valued at $50)
More prizes to be announced
Who will win the 2009 Veissmann FIS XC World Cup? Who will be the top North American male and female skiers, and the winners of the best young skier awards? Register your team today and while you’re picking winners you can also be eligible to win fabulous prizes in the SkiTrax Fantasy FIS World Cup 2009 Contest.
Good luck to all contestants and thanks to all of our great sponsors Fischer, Rossignol, Sun Mountain Lodge, Swix, Bjorn Daehlie, SkiGo, Auclair.