Loppet Foundation

Competition Categories

Youth – (U8, U10, U12,U14): CXC Youth Cup and Skiwerx Series. A MyXC Skiwerx membership is needed in order to score points.

Junior – (U16-U20): CXC Junior Cup and Midwest Junior National Qualifier. This is the final points race for the Midwest Division Junior National Team.

A US Ski and Snowboard General or Competitor Membership is required to participate.

CCSA (Central Collegiate Ski Association) – NCAA athletes competing for the central division team.

Super Tour – Top U.S. cross country athletes will race in seven cities across North America in the 2018-19 edition of the Super Tour. The tour is a series of International Ski Federation (FIS) sanctioned cross country events across North America for athletes with aspirations of qualifying for the U.S. Ski Team and competing on the FIS World Cup tour and in the Olympics.

A FIS license is required to participate.

Citizen: Category for all racers (U16 and above) who are not competing in Super Tour, CCSA, Junior Cup or Youth races.

Age Classifications:

Year of birth:

  • U20: 1999 – 2000
  • U18: 2001 – 2002
  • U16: 2003 – 2004
  • U14: 2005 – 2006
  • U12: 2007 – 2008
  • U10: 2009 – 2010
  • U8:  2011 – 2012

CXC Youth Cup

Skiwerx Series

CXC Junior Cup