Jozo Weider Newsletter Volume 4

  • Sunday, December 27, 2015

Important Race Camp News

The X-Mas Camp for racers is running  ...  starting with dryland and then hopefully moving to snow after a couple of days.  Cold weather is FINALLY coming over the next few days and evenings - we hope they can lay down enough to get us on the hills this week.
The X-Mas Camps for Park and Pipe skiers and boarders have been cancelled.
Please contact Nikki if you have any questions about the Xmas Camp.

Nikki can be reached here:  [email protected]

Reminder  Parent Meetings are still on this week - see the full list at the bottom of this newsletter.

U12 @ 9:30 AM December 28 at The Inn

U14 @ 9:30 AM December 29 at The Inn

U16 @ 9:30 AM December 30 at The Inn

NEW  -  Tuning Demos - December 29 & January 9:
SIDECUT will be putting on two race tuning demonstrations in the Weider Room. They are taking place Tuesday Dec. 29th at 1pm and Saturday January 9th at 1pm.
This is a great opportunity for all racers and families on the 29th and for parents on the 9th.

Ski Swap, AGM & Opening Party - Saturday Jan 2nd  3:30 to 6 pm @ The Inn

  • The Jozo Volunteer Committee will hold our Annual General Meeting, Ski Swap, and Opening Weekend Party on January 2nd in our space at The Blue Mt. Inn.
  •         Ski Swap  -  bring your skis, poles, boots, and any race gear you want to sell.        
    • note: you are responsible for pricing, selling, and looking after your gear.
  • 5 - 5:30 pm  AGM  -  we are always looking for a few new volunteers so please let us know if you would like to get involved.
  •         Party!!-  there will be a cash bar (wine and beer) and some finger foods available (aka, NOT dinner).        
    • Note 1:   Memberships -  we will be accepting membership payments on Saturday and Sunday between 11:30 and 12:30  as well as Saturday during the Party.
    • Note 2:   Steamboat & Winter Park -  representatives from Intrawest will also be at The Inn promoting their Colorado resorts; they will have some draw prizes and a 6 day / 6 night ski trip giveaway.

ALL FAMILIES  -  Emergency Contact Forms must be filled out and returned to Nikki (Race Administrator)

The Emergency Contact Form MUST be filled out by ALL families.

  • you can fill it out and scan/email it back to Nikki or drop it off at the Race Office.
  •         Nikki has forms in her office if you want to drop in and say hello this week!            

ALL RACERS U12 and Up  -  AOA Registration required

Your U12+ kids can not race if they have not registered and paid the AOA fee.

LAST CHANCE:  AOA Fitness Testing

Monday December 28, 7pm to 9pm @ Active Life Conditioning.

ALL Division 1 racers must do the AOA Fitness test.
ANY U14 or U16 Division 2 racer wishing to participate in a Division 1 race must do the test.
ANY U14 or U16 racer participating in the Provincial Championships or CanAms must do the test.

  • Note:  Gooch Cup, Pod Cup, Mealey Classic do not require the test.

Upcoming Important Club Dates

December 27/31 Blue Mountain Christmas Camp

December 28    AOA Fitness Testing in Collingwood

December 28 - January 3rd Parent Meetings (more details below)

January 2   Jozo Weider Ski Club AGM - at The Inn  - Ski swap starts at 3:30 pm, AGM at 5pm

January 7    Jozo / Mountain Equipment Coop Shopping Event - see below for details

January 17    Early Bird Membership Payment Deadline & Draw

January 29   Men’s Day  

February 12    Ladies Day  

February 14    Family Day @ Jozo

Jozo Gear

One of the benefits our sponsors provide is the ability to offer our Jozo members high-quality gear at reduced prices. This year is no exception. As usual, we will allow Jozo members to try on samples in order to determine exact sizing requirements. All garments are to be paid in full at the time of order. Our compiled order will be placed on January 11th with delivery before the end of January (hopefully). Stay tuned for exact clothing details and specific pricing - but this year’s program will likely include:

  •         Jozo Kids        
    • Hoodie Sweatshirt
    • MEC Base Layer Fleece
  •         Men’s & Woman’s        
    • Spyder Soft Shell Jacket
    • MEC Base Layer Zip
    • MEC Base Layer Zip Hoodie
    • Second Skin Puffy Down Jacket

All Jozo-wear garments will be available for sizing and ordering at The Inn at the following times:

  • January 2 – Lunch and Apres and AGM @ The Inn
  • January 3 – Lunch @ The Inn
  • January 9 – Lunch @ The Inn
  • January 10 – Lunch @ The Inn


FAQ's on the new Jozo Web site:

Answers to most of the questions you may have about racing at Jozo.
Visit the FAQ pages for U10 through U16 here:  click here for Jozo FAQ's

Parent Meeting dates in Weider Room 3                                                                                                                                                                    

U12 December 28 at 9:30
U14 December 29 at 9:30
U16 December 30 at 9:30
U10 Saturday January 2 at 9:30
U10 2 day January 2 at 10 am
U10 Sunday January 3 at 11am
Park & Pipe snowboard January 3 at 9:30
Park & Pipe ski January 3 at 10 am
U12/U14/U16 January 3 at 1pm  -  for those who missed original meeting

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