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Skiwerx Series/Cities Cup/MNSA Banquet Set for March 22nd

After a great season of racing, the Cities Cup and Skiwerx Series, sponsored by FastWax and the Minnesota Youth Ski League, have named their champions and are set to celebrate the overall and age group winners, as well as the Minnesota Nordic Ski Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award winner on Sunday March 22nd at our Awards Banquet at the Fireplace Room at Wirth Park in Minneapolis.

Awards for the Cities Cup and Skiwerx Series are provided by FastWax. Our Overall Cities Cup awards will go to Kathleen Dewahl and Tyler Gilbert, who also earn the highly valued  award of free entries into next year’s Cities Cup races! Check out full standings here, including age group placings.

The Skiwerx Series, in its sixth year, celebrates its age group champions as well. We will also award skiers that participated in all eight events (All-or-Nothing Award) and the Top 10 MYSL skiers from our online K-Counter Board (

There is a historical record of Skiwerx Series age group champions, including notes about who is on this year’s Junior National Team. The correlation is very high, with about half of the Junior National team having its roots with MYSL and the Skiwerx Series! Congratulations to our young racers.

2014-15 Skiwerx Series Standings (full standings here)

Girls U14 (12-13) Boys U14 (12-13)
Kasia Bednarski Peter Moore
Victoria Weier Joe Lynch
Ellie Munger Henry Hall
Girls U12 (10-11) Boys U12 (10-11)
Grace Ping tie Caden Albrecht
Sudie Hall Victor Sparks
Etta Luegers Stas Bednarski
Boys U10 (8-9)
GirlsU10 (8-9) Finn Edevold
Margo Nightingale Eddie Snider
Lauren Ping Bryce Albrecht
Rachel Poppleton tie Miles Miner
All or Nothing (8 races)
Victor Sparks
Henry Snider
Grete Engels


MNSA Lifetime Achievement Award

The Minnesota Nordic Ski Association (MNSA) is pleased to announce its annual Lifetime Achievement Award to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the advancement of Nordic skiing in Minnesota.  This year’s award winner is Ahvo Taipale of St. Paul.

Banquet Schedule

Sunday March 22nd, 2015
Wirth Chalet, Fireplace Room

4:30 Social Hour
5:15 Dinner
6:15 Awards
8:00 Good night

Adults $30, Kids (13 and under) $16, Skiwerx License Holders Free (but must pre-register). No processing fee. 

Online ticket sales now open. Online ticket sales close on March 17th.
Limited tickets available at the door ($35 Adult/$20 Child).

Hope to see you there.