Phat Kidz DH Race Series

DFX

Kids 7-12 Downhill Race Series

This is a fun beginner style race on Green and blue trails,  a perfect intro to downhill racing. DFX coaches will be available to escort your child to the top of the course, provide some advice and cheer racers on.

Notice to Riders, Parents and Guardians

Parent or Legal Guardian (18yrs or older) must be present at Sign-in or kid cannot race.

All kids under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. If the parents are not riding with their child then it is mandatory to pay $20 to have a DFX coach with them.

What's included with DFX coaching: 3 coached runs; 1 training run on the course (must be done before 5:30pm) 1 race run on course and 1 fun run after the race while waiting for awards.

DATE:

Wednesday evenings -- June 25, Aug 26,

Afternoon -- September 6 (Registration at 1:00pm)

SCHEDULE: 

4:00pm-4:30pm – Sign in and meet with DFX coach

4:30pm-5:30pm – Sign in for race only kids

5:00pm-6:30pm – Race run                   

7:00pm-7:30pm – Awards in the bottom of the boneyard

REGISTRATION:

  • Race and DFX coach - $25 including tax
  • Race only $5 including tax
  • Registration on the day, at the Ski School Hut, bottom of the GLC stairs. Cash Only.
  • Must be WORCA member (2014 Season Membership) Parent or Legal Guardian must sign a waiver.
    • Youth (13-17) $25
    • Child (12 and Under) $15
    • All participants must have a valid Bike Park ticket.  Tickets can be purchased for $10. at Guest Relations. Proof of registration (Race plate) is needed.

SAFETY:

  • Full Face Helmets are Mandatory
  • Armor, gloves, goggles and bike specific clothing are recommended.
  • All participants must submit waivers signed by their own parent or legal guardian. 2 waivers, 1 for WORCA and 1 for Whistler Blackcomb (the bike park season pass waiver is ok).  1 set of waivers per season.

COURSES:

  • Cruise Control to Del Bocca Vista, finish before the GLC Drops
  • B-Line, Ho Chi Min
  • Ninja Cougar, Karate Monkey, Samurai Pizza Cat

RENTALS:

  • DH specific Kids bikes can be rented at G1 Rentals - 30% off the bike rentals and free armour rental

LESSONS:

DFX race prep day (add on day) is available on the Wednesdays for $77 DFX Info

CATEGORIES:

  • No gender split
    • Age 7 & 8
    • Age 9 & 10
    • Age 11 & 12
    • Age 13 - 17

PRIZING:

  • GBB – Bike Park themed gear, hats, t-shirts, stickers, trail signs, etc.
  • Bike park Sponsors – youth gloves, jerseys, stickers
  • Podium placers each receive a race plate with Phat Kidz Logo and 1st, 2nd or 3rd instead of race #
  • Each kid participating will receive a Powerade at the awards in the finish

AWARDS:

In the valley, uphill of the bike wash, in the landing of the Joyride final Feature. 

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