Canadian Birkebeiner Offering 10 for 10 Ski Challenge at 2018 Event

    December 18, 2017

    Registering for the Challenge
    Clubs must be registered with Cross Country Canada and provide club name, address and contact information to the office, along with the full list of 10 members. Email to [email protected] or phone (780) 430- 7153.  Each member registers individually but the entire team must register within a 10-day period to qualify.

    Price of Registration
    Best to register early and take advantage of the early-bird rates. The price of registration is the current price, minus 10%.
    Host hotel
    • Radisson Hotel and Convention Centre Edmonton  4520 76 Avenue, Edmonton, AB Ph: (780) 468-5400 Toll free 1-800-661-5193 or book online using promo code: Birkie
    • Standard Double Room and two breakfasts, $112 plus taxes or
    • Executive Double Room (recommended) and two breakfasts, $124 plus taxes
    • Rates valid up to January 25, 2018
    • Located close to the Nordic Fair venue and central to both Edmonton and Sherwood Park
    • Birkie shuttle available to the Long Start area (UCHV) by registration with the office email ([email protected])
    Other hotels that offer us group rates will be posted on the website:
    Birkie Weekend/Where to Stay
    Birkie shuttle available to the Long Start area (UCHV) from the host hotel by registration with the Birkie office email ([email protected]).   
    Nordic Fair / Registration Package
    Pick-up: Friday, February 9, Noon – 8 p.m.
    NEW LOCATION Woodvale Community Facility located at: 
    4540 – 50 St. Edmonton
    This is an opportunity to visit our sponsors’ and partners’ booths, pick up a Birkie souvenir or two, get the latest waxing advice, watch waxing demos, and enjoy a sample of Alley Kat beer as you catch up with ski friends. There will be ski waxing space available for Club Challenge participants.  This is where you pick up your Registration Package as well.
    The Vikings’ Feast
    Saturday, February 10, Doors at 6pm, Feast at 7 pm.
    NEW LOCATION Woodvale Community Facility located at:
    4540 – 50 Street, Edmonton
    In true Birkebeiner tradition, join our Vikings’ Feast! Enjoy great food and drinks, awards, door prizes and more. A chance to relax with new and old Birkie friends and to share your tales of the day. 
    Meet and Greet
    Friday night meet and greet reception at our host hotel will be available for all competitors.
    For additional information
    Birkie Office: (780) 430 7153