December 22, 2011 (Toronto, ON) – For Nordic ski lovers we are pleased to announce that the fourth annual international SkiTrax FIS Fantasy Tour de Ski 2011/12 Contest is now live for team registration for contestants around the world with over $3,500 in prizes up for grabs. This year the Tour de Ski runs from Dec. 29 to Jan. 8 covering 11 days with the first event kicking off in Oberhof, Germany.
Here’s how the FIS Tour de Ski 2011/12 Contest works
Register your team of unique individual skiers including four (4) men, and four (4) women plus two (2) Outlaw Skiers (one male and one female) not in the top 15 of the FIS World Cup overall rankings. The menus for all skiers are at registration as well as a link to the FIS World Cup Ranking where you can find more details on each skier.
Deadlines, Points, Prizes
The deadline to register your FIS Tour de Ski 2011/12 team, or to make any changes, is 10pm EST on Dec. 28 – the day before the TdS launches. Earn bonus points such as Kick and Glide or Val Climb Points along with other opportunities to score points – all contest rules and information are available at TdS registration.
Points will be awarded following each TdS stage based on each skier’s performance and published regularly at skitrax.com so you can follow your team’s progress and see how you compare with other players and the actual TdS standings.
*1st Prize – Rossignol Xium WCS2 skis and boots, Xcelerator skate bindings (value $1,195)
*2nd Prize – Mont Ste-Anne – 2 nights lodging w/breakfast + 3-day XC gift certificate, tune-up (value $800)
*3rd Prize – Salomon SLab Skate or Classic Boots (value $400/$450)
*4th Prize – Marwe 610c Roller Skis (value $349)
*5th Prize – SkiGo Kickwax Package (HF, LF & XC) and Scraper (value $235)
*6th Prize – Sporthill Women’s Glacier Top (value $140)
*7th Prize – Bliz Proflip Visor (value $129)
*8th Prize – Rottefella Xcelerator Skate/Classic Bindings (value $120)
*9th Prize – Auclair Micro Mountain Olympic Gloves + Earbags (value $65)
*10th Prize – Buff Headware (value $45)
Thanks to all of our great sponsors, including Rossignol, Mont Ste-Anne, Salomon, Marwe, SkiGo, Sporthill, Bliz, Rottefella, Auclair, Buff, Fresh Air Experience, and High Peaks Cyclery.
SkiTrax is North America’s leading Nordic skiing publication and the official magazine of the United States Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) and Cross Country Canada (CCC).