Welcome to Duluth and Grand Avenue Nordic Center, the host site for the Super CXC Cup, January 23rd and 24th, 2021.
The club host of the CXC Duluth Cup is the Duluth Nordic Ski Club (DXC). We are excited to welcome clubs and athletes from both the Midwest and Great Lake Division to the Duluth area.
The CXC Duluth Super Cup will be timed by Duluth Superior Timing.
Please inform Siiri Morse or Gary Larson of the Organizing Committee of timing issues.
Who will be king and queen of Grand Avenue?
Watch all the action at Grand Avenue Nordic Center from the comfort of your home. It will be a great day of racing.
All races are held on the trails of Grand Avenue Nordic Center at Spirit Mountain. Both the chalet and trails are located at 8551 Grand Avenue, Duluth, MN.
A designated wax area with power will be available to use. No tent or heat will be provided. Teams are encouraged to supply their own pop-up tent and heat source to accommodate their waxing pod. The wax area will be within walking distance to trails. Collegiate and large clubs please reserve your wax space by contacting organizing committee. Remaining spaces will be first come first serve basis.
Extension cords highly recommended.
Waxing hours are 7AM to 9PM Friday/ Saturday and 7AM to 4PM Sunday.
Spirit Mountain and Duluth Cross Country Ski events will abide by U.S. Ski & Snowboard and FIS guidelines and be fluoro free. Due to the pandemic climate and the continued development of fluoro detection equipment, there will be limited physical regulation possible this season.
We respectfully ask of our athletes and coaches that they comply with the message of this regulation.
Saturday and Sunday 9AM to 3:00PM outside Grand Avenue Chalet.
More information on bib pick up procedures, warm-up and racer access to trails will be posted soon.
Warm up on skis will be very limited. It is recommended that running should be considered. Directly across the street from Grand Avenue Nordic Center is the Munger Trail. Plus accessed directly from the parking lot is the Superior Hiking Trail, going both North and South.
Due to restrictions, spectators are not permitted on the race course. Trail crossing and access points will be controlled and marked. The event will be live streamed and good viewing is available by standing by your car. We hope you understand.
The current parking available at the Grand Avenue Nordic Center exceeds 100 cars. The Grand Avenue chalet is handicapped accessible and will be open with capacity limits and social distance restrictions in place. The chalet will be open but no services will be provided. Porta Potties will be supplied outside the chalet.
All meetings will be held by Zoom. Please email email@example.com for super secret link.
5:30pm Friday, January 22nd - Zoom meeting
If you are planning to stay in Duluth broaden your search to Hermantown, Proctor, Cloquet and Superior, WI. There are a number of new hotels in Hermantown or as we call it “up on the hill”. Drive time from most hotels to race start is under 10 minutes.
Visit Duluth - a website dedicated to all tourist things Duluth.
Perfect Duluth Day - a guide to the Duluth and surrounding area - local picks and culture.
OC Chair - Siiri Morse - firstname.lastname@example.org
Head of Competition - Gary Larson - email@example.com
Asst. Head of Competition - Jason Kask, Maria Stuber
COVID Coordinator - Dr. David Hutchinson
Head of Timing - Dave Johnson
Head of Course - Bryan Cook
Head of Control - Nikolai Anikin
Head of Stadium - Craig Brown
Race Secretary - Ian Derauf
Head Groomer - Erik Blow
Communications/Media - Eric Chandler
TD - John Filander
Asst. TD - Mike Bono