VARA And EAST News & INFO
WHAT'S IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT:
Fall Skiing at Killington
Please find info below from Tyler at KMS regarding the use of space after the Women's World Cup this fall.
Thank you for all of the interest in our post World Cup training offerings! We have officially gotten the green light from Killington and will be moving forward with the project! We are extremely excited to have this opportunity and thankful for Killington’s support in the endeavor.
Please remember this is a first come first serve opportunity and very weather dependent! See the link below for all the info about this training opportunity. The link/QR code to the sign up form can be found on that document as well.
If you have any questions please feel free to reach out directly to me in a separate email. Thank you all and have a great ending to your Summer!
Link to info sheet & Sign-up form:
VARA Validated SQ fitness days ..
8:30 am - Check-in
9:00 am - Warm-up
Groups will have staggered testing times. Each round takes 2-2.5 hrs, and staggered starts will be every 20 min- 1/2 hr.
The dates are:
SEPT 24 - SMS
OCT 1 - OMS
OCT 15 - GMVS
The educational value for coaches to attend with their kids is immeasurable. It is strongly suggested that club program coaches attend in support of participating club program athletes.
USS Validated SQ Fitness days
Official Eastern Region dates:
September 10 -
EACC Meetings and Coaches ED
October 14-15, Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid - mark your calendars!
Saturday, October 14 -
Sunday, October 15 -
More details, including registration info, coming soon!
VARA FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE APPROACHING:
Please remind your families that VARA Financial aid applications are due Aug 25th
NEW DEADLINE DATES!
VARA scholarship/financial assistance is available!
If you are a U16 and older athlete and need financial assistance for the coming season, please apply using the following link.
U14 age is eligible for in-season travel assistance, which can be used to help with expenses for events, post-season events, and states. - Form
Applications are due by August 25 - 5 pm
To be eligible for a VARA Scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:
1. Must be a current VARA member.
2. Must belong to a VARA member race program.
3. Must be a U16 and older level racer.
VARA is proud to award up to 30,000 a year in financial assistance in the form of merit awards, financial aid and in-season travel assistance.
VARA AWARDS RECEPTION
October 28, Lake Morey Resort ... SAVE THE DATE
Award recipients have been selected and will be announced soon!