U.S. Junior Nationals Ski Jump/Nordic Combined Competitions Come to CT , Feb

The Salisbury Winter Sports Association (SWSA) is hosting the U.S. Junior Nationals this year at Satre Hill on Indian Cave Road in Salisbury, Connecticut for the Ski Jump Competition. Mohawk Mountain Ski Area in Cornwall will be the site for the Nordic Combined competition. This exciting National Olympic styled event begins Tuesday, February 22, and concludes on Saturday, February 26.

This event offers the rare opportunity for a close-up view of some of the best young athletes from across the country competing in these challenging sports, that we usually only see on TV. The U.S. Junior Nationals include separate individual and team scoring jumping competitions and cross-country ski races for the Nordic Combined titles. Nordic Combined adds a cross-country ski race to jump results to determine winners. Podium ceremonies for the winners of each event immediately follow each set of competitions. Best of all, this exciting sporting event is free of charge.

The Schedule of Events is as follows – Be Sure to Check https://jncjn2022.com for updates, schedule changes, and additional information before setting out.

Tuesday, FEBRUARY 22nd
10:00AM – 12:00PM Open Training — Satre Hill, 80 Indian Cave Road, Salisbury
2:00PM – 4:00 PM Open Training – Satre Hill, 80 Indian Cave Road, Salisbury
6:30PM Opening Ceremonies – The White Hart Inn Lawn, Rte. 44, Salisbury, CT

Wednesday, FEBRUARY 23rd
9:00 AM Ski Jumping Official Training — Satre Hill, 80 Indian Cave Road, Salisbury
3:30 PM Cross Country Official Training — Mohawk Ski Area, 46 Great Hollow Rd., Cornwall

Thursday, FEBRUARY 24th
NORDIC COMBINED & SPECIAL JUMPING INDIVIDUAL EVENTS – Satre Hill
9:00AM Competition begins, Satre Hill, 80 Indian Cave Road, Salisbury, CT
10:00 AM 1st Round Jump, Satre Hill, 80 Indian Cave Road, Salisbury, CT
11:00 AM 2nd Round Jump, Satre Hill, 80 Indian Cave Road, Salisbury, CT
Immediately following Podium Ceremony – Bottom of Jumps, Satre Hill, 80 Indian Cave Road, Salisbury, CT
NORDIC COMBINED – INDIVIDUAL GUNDERSEN EVENTS – 5KM
3:30 PM Cross Country Race – Mohawk Ski Area, 46 Great Hollow Rd., Cornwall
Immediately following Podium Ceremony – Mohawk Ski Area, 46 Great Hollow Rd., Cornwall

Friday, FEBRUARY 25th
(back up day for official competitions)
6:00 PM Elimination Jump –“Under the Lights” – Satre Hill, 80 Indian Cave Road, Salisbury, CT

Saturday, FEBRUARY 26th
NORDIC COMBINED & SPECIAL JUMPING TEAM EVENTS – Satre Hill
9:00 AM Competition begins, Satre Hill, 80 Indian Cave Road, Salisbury, CT
10:00 AM 1st Round, Satre Hill, 80 Indian Cave Road, Salisbury, CT
11:00 AM 2nd Round, Satre Hill, 80 Indian Cave Road, Salisbury, CT
Immediately following Podium Ceremony – Bottom of Jumps, Satre Hill, 80 Indian Cave Road, Salisbury, CT
NORDIC COMBINED TEAM SPRINT – 2 X 5KM – Mohawk Ski Area
3:30 PM Cross Country Relay Races – Mohawk Ski Area, 46 Great Hollow Rd., Cornwall
Immediately following Podium Ceremony & Photos – Mohawk Ski Area, 46 Great Hollow Rd., Cornwall
6:30 PM Awards Banquet – White Hart Inn, Rte. 44, Salisbury
8:30 PM Closing Ceremonies – White Hart Inn Lawn, Rte. 44, Salisbury

About the U.S. Junior Nationals
The U.S. Junior Nationals is part of the United States Nordic Sport (USANS) and is the premier national leadership organization for ski jumping and Nordic combined in the United States for jumpers aged 17 and younger, a key step toward international competition, including the Winter Olympic Games. USANS works with 30+ clubs and more than 700 young athletes nationwide.

ABOUT SALISBURY WINTER SPORTS ASSOCIATION
The mission of the Salisbury Winter Sports Association is to acquaint the public with Nordic ski-jumping, cross–country, and Alpine skiing, and to teach the skills necessary for their enjoyment. One way of fulfilling this mission is to host the annual Jumpfest Competition on Satre Hill to sustain and ski jumping in Salisbury, Connecticut, and the Eastern United States.

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