U16/EHSC Maine Nordic Selection Race Nordic Selection Race

2023 U16/EHSC Maine Nordic Team Selection Race Update (2)

Selection Race Postponed to Sunday

exclamation2Due to the forecasted snow for Friday night and into the day on Saturday, the Maine U16/EHSC Nordic Team Selection Race is POSTPONED to Sunday, March 5th at Black Mtn.  Same times. The boys classical is at 10:00am, girls classical at 11:30am, boys freestyle pursuit at 1:30pm, and girls freestyle pursuit at 2:15pm.  REGISTRATION will remain open until Saturday at 12:00pm.  If you are no longer racing, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . The cost for the U16 trip is $325.  The cost for the EHSC trip is $385 .  Qualifiers must have a check on Sunday for the payment.  Make check payable to 'Team Nordic Maine.'  There are also a few Maine Nordic jackets available for $110.  

2023 Maine EHSC/U16 Nordic Team Selection Race Info (2)

The 2023 Maine U16/EHSC Nordic team selection race will be on Saturday, March 4th at Black Mtn.  The day begins at 10:00am with the boys 5K classical race.  The girls 5K classical follows at 11:30am.  The boys 2.5K freestyle pursuit is at 1:30pm and the girls 2.5K freestyle pursuit is at 2:15pm.  Entry fee is $27 per racer ($25 for Aroostook county skiers).  This is the race that determines the Maine Nordic team for the NENSA U16 Championships and the NENSA EHSC.   All skiers must be Maine residents  in order to be on the Maine team.   CLICK HERE to register for the selection race.  Entry deadline is March 3rd by 5PM.   See the attachments for more info.   Skiers who qualify for the Maine team must be ready for team payment at the naming of the team on March 4th.    All registered skiers please fill out the following transportation forms:  U16 TRANSPORTATION FORM  |  EHSC TRANSPORTATION FORM  The afternoon start times have been adjusted.   Also check this website for race updates.



EHSC & U16 Maine Team 

Nordic Qualifier


MARCH 4, 2023







8:00 Course open for inspection

8:45 Registration opens

10:00 Boy's Classical 5K interval start

11:30 Girls's Classical 5K interval start

12:30 Course closed for grooming

1:00 Course open for inspection

1:00 Bib pick up for Pursuit race

1:30 Boy's Freestyle 2.5K Pursuit Start

2:15 Girl's Freestyle 2.5K Pursuit Start

3:45 Team announcement in Nordic Stadium

4:15 Team member sign up in Competition Center


EVENT:                 5km  CLASSICAL 15 second interval start

2.5km  FREESTYLE Pursuit start


AWARDS: Maine team announcement will be approx. 4:15 pm in the Stadium. 




WAX TESTING:    Wax testing allowed on the course . Everyone must ski in the direction of the race course.


COURSE Spectators and coaches are welcome out on the side of the course during race.

MOVEMENT: Coaches must be wearing a coach’s bib. All others will require a nordic pass.

  All skiers must travel in the direction of the race course at all times. 


REGISTRATION: Entry fee $25.00 per athlete. ($28 day of race) Two coaches comp passes per team.

Make checks payable to:    CHISHOLM SKI CLUB


BIB PICK-UP: Bib pick-up will be in race headquarters upon arrival at Black Mountain. Race headquarters opens at 8:45am. Please return unused bibs prior to the start of the race. $50.00 fee charged for any lost bib.



No change to start order on race day. 

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Day of Race registration available.

(U16 – born 2007 or 2008)


RESULTS: Copies of the official results will be made available in race headquarters shortly after the race protest period. Visit our web site for race results as well.


MAINE TEAM SELECTION: Maine team will be chosen from the day’s race results: Selection will be made and announced at the awards ceremony. Those named to the team must be prepared to pay the team leader if intending to go.


This is a chance for Skiers in grades 8 to 12 from across the State to come together in a great event with a course and venue prepared to a National level. 

2023 U16/EHSC Maine Nordic Selection Race Info

The 2023 U16/EHSC Maine Nordic Team Selection race will be on Saturday, March 4th at Black Mountain of Maine.  The 5K Classical individual start will be at 10:00am.  The 2.5 Freestyle pursuit race will be in the afternoon.  Complete race info, schedule, and entry information will be posted soon.