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DEPARTURE TIME

EVENT SUNDAY
FREE TECHNIQUE 
SUNDAY
DISCOVERY WAVE
27 KM ► WAVE A |  9 : 00
► WAVE B |  9 : 02
► WAVE C |  9 : 04
► 9 : 10 to 9 : 15

 

DISCOVERY WAVE

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A non-timed wave is available for this event.

Age/level categories:

► For all (beginners, intermediate, etc.);
► There is no age limit to participate in these races;

Details :

► Participants will not be officially timed;
► Participants must still wear the chip and have a bib with number for safety measures;
► Start time for open waves is not specific – participants can start their race whenever they want, within a set 5-minute block, to avoid large crowds starting at the same time;
► Results will be provided in ALPHABETICAL order with COMPLETED.

WAXING AREA

It is important to wax your skis before arriving at the event site.

In accordance with the International Ski and Snowboard Federation (FIS) and Nordiq Canada (NC) rules, the Gatineau Loppet is now a fluoro free event. As such, the usage of fluorinated glide and kick waxes is completely banned. These new rules are in line with the Gatineau Loppet’s values and guidelines regarding the protection of our environment and the health and safety risks associated with the use of fluorinated products.

SKIERS BAGS

A yellow tag with your bib number will be given to you when you pick up your ski kit. Please affix this label in plain sight to one of the straps of your backpack. The bags can be left directly at room 1409-2 and will be collected by our team of volunteers at the start of the races. You can collect your bags from the “skiers’ bag room” located in room 1409-2 of École secondaire Mont-Bleu (high school). It is strictly forbidden to leave your equipment bags on the premises of the Relais plein air. We also ask that you do not leave clothing and/or other items in the departure area. Objects left in the departure area will be collected and stored in room 1409-2.

SANCTION NORDIQ CANADA

Junior – U30 Challenge

CATEGORY SEASON AGE YEARS OF BIRTH
JUNIOR* 2023/2024 16-19 years old 2005 – 2006 – 2007 – 2008
U30** 2023/2024 20-29 years old 1995 to 2004
Source, Nordiq Canada REGULATIONS, 341.1.5
*JUNIOR : Competitors must have reached their 16th birthday before the end of the calendar year (1st January – 31st December) in which the season ends.
**U30 : U30 women and U23 men must be no older than 29 during the calendar year in which the season ends.

Sanction Description : this sanction allows skiers who are FIS or Nordiq Canada license holders, to accumulate points in the National [Canadian] Ranking (CPL) – (Canadian points). Those wishing to participate must have a FIS or Nordiq Canada license to accumulate points. It is in the license holders’ interest to enter this race to increase their national ranking points.

BURSARIES & PRIZES
(men and women)

► A SWIX hat will be given to all participants of the 27 km race.

► Best over-all time for each distance, men and women.

► In 2024, 20 bursaries are offered to participants with FIS/Nordiq Canada licenses participating in this race in the Junior & U30 category, for a total of $5,400. 

Bursaries given to the top 5 in each category, with the participation of

JUNIOR
WOMEN
JUNIOR
MEN
U30
WOMEN
U30
MEN
    1st – 600$  

  2nd – 350$ 

    3rd – 200$ 

   4th – 125$ 

   5th -  75$ 

   1st – 600$ 

    2nd – 350$ 

    3rd – 200$ 

   4th – 125$ 

   5th -  75$ 

   1st – 600$ 

    2nd – 350$ 

    3rd – 200$ 

   4th – 125$ 

   5th-  75$ 

   1st – 600$ 

    2nd – 350$ 

    3rd – 200$ 

   4th – 125$ 

   5th -  75$ 

 

AWARD CEREMONY

Skiers must be present to receive the bursaries or prizes. The bursaries or prizes will be awarded at the official medal ceremony (podiums) to be held at the Ski Show when the results are official at approximately 1:30 p.m. Medals must be claimed during the weekend. Results will be posted in the Ski Show and live on the web.

Medals will be awarded for each age category.

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