2020 USNTC Info and Schedule

General Racer and Team Information

  • Toboggan Chute open to all on Friday, Feb. 7, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., $5 per person, conditions permitting.
  • Toboggans are available to share with other teams on race days, and for practice/fun runs Friday.
  • NO VEHICLES on Hosmer Pond during event. • All ice camps are CARRY-IN, CARRY-OUT – leave nothing on the pond.
  • Limited on-site parking: $10/vehicle/day.
  • Free OFFSITE PARKING. Shuttle from downtown Camden; $5/person roundtrip (under 12 free).
  • Reserved Weekend Parking is limited for a fee; we assign final parking space number and update map regularly.
  • Registration for Reserved Weekend Parking not guaranteed – Check website for Reserved Parking confirmation.
  • Times on written spectator scoreboard are NOT official until verified by timing staff.
  • Verified, official times and places posted outside Registration Booth and on CamdenSnowBowl.com
  • WAIVER SIGN-IN FOR ALL RACERS, INCLUDING 4-PERSON DIVISION, CLOSES AT NOON on SATURDAY.
  • Sign-in is from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7; Sign-in reopens at 7 a.m. and closes at noon on Saturday, Feb. 8
  • Team member substitutions ARE allowed at any time; sub must sign a waiver and obtain a bracelet to race.
  • Team Captain can pick up bib and goodie bag (1 each per team #) beginning Friday, Feb. 7, at 10 a.m.
  • Lost, misplaced, forgotten bibs WILL NOT BE REPLACED, NO EXCEPTIONS. Do not lose your team’s bib. Lost bib = disqualification.
  • EACH TEAM MEMBER MUST SIGN THEIR OWN RELEASE WAIVER and OBTAIN A BRACELET AT REGISTRATION BOOTH TO BE ELIGIBLE TO RACE.

2020 U.S. National Toboggan Championships

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Racers: Some start times are approximate. Arrive early and plan to stay the day! Ice conditions in chute and on pond subject to change. All start times listed are approximate.

THURSDAY, FEB. 6
7:30 p.m.

Rustic Overtones returns to the Camden Opera House, with local opener Drive By Todd. $20 in advance, $25 day-of-show. FMI: camdenoperahouse.com.

FRIDAY, FEB. 7
10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Team sign-in (pick up bib, sign releases) and toboggan inspection in Tobogganville
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Toboggan chute open to public for practice and fun runs, $5 per person, weather permitting

SATURDAY, FEB. 8
6:30 a.m.
Snow Bowl General parking lot opens, $10/vehicle, space limited
7 to 9 a.m.
2- and 3-Person sign-in (continues) and toboggan inspection in Tobogganville
7 a.m. to noon
4-Person and Experimental sign-in and toboggan inspection in Tobogganville

ALL TEAMS [2-Person, 3-Person, 4-Person, Experimental] MUST BE REGISTERED and TEAM MEMBERS SIGNED-IN BY NOON SATURDAY OR RISK DISQUALIFICATION.

7 a.m. to 5 p.m.      
Bus shuttle service from downtown Camden; $5/person (under 12 free) roundtrip; Shuttle bus pick-up downtown Camden at Village Green, at Elm and Washington streets.
8 a.m.        
FIRST RUNS for 2-person then 3-person divisions (SECOND RUNS begin AFTER first-run heat is complete for all teams)
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  
Snow Bowl open for skiing and snowboarding
10 a.m. (approx.)    
SECOND RUNS for 2-person then 3-person divisions (Optional for fast times)
Noon (approx.)      
COSTUME CONTEST PARADE through Tobogganville (w/guest judges near Sea Dog tent)
1 p.m.   
FIRST RUNS for 4-person and Experimental divisions
4:30 to 7:30 p.m.    
West Bay Rotary Chili Challenge, 16 Bay View, lower level banquet room. $10 adults, $7 children. You won’t leave hungry!

SUNDAY, FEB. 9
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.        

Bus shuttle service from downtown Camden; $5/person (under 12 free) roundtrip; Shuttle bus pick-up downtown at Village Green
9 to 11 a.m.          
SECOND RUNS for 4-person and Experimental teams (Optional for fast times)
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.         
Snow Bowl open for skiing and snowboarding
Noon (approx.)        
WORLDS RACE – all first place 4-person teams from PAST 29 YEARS are eligible to race
(NEW) Best Crafted Toboggan line-up and judging in front of bleachers
FINAL RUNS – begin with two runs each, 2-person teams, then proceed with 3-person, 4-person and experimental teams
TOP 40 – 2-person teams
TOP 40 – 3-person teams
TOP 50 – 4-person teams
TOP 25% – Experimental teams
3 p.m. (approx.)         
Awards ceremony in Tobogganville at the timing building and chute