Q: When does registration happen?
A: Registration for the winter programs starts on September 1 for returning athletes and October 1 for new athletes.  (There is an exception for siblings of current athletes who can register during September). Contact the program administrator (Dale Koetke) at if you have any questions. 

Q: Which program is right for me? 
A: Details about CMAC programs and options are available on the Program Information page.  Q: How do I sign up for CMAC?  
A: The sign up process is details on our Registration page.

Q: What if my child starts in the Saturday program and wants to get more serious about gate training can they transfer to Sunday?
A: Yes your child can transfer if there is a space available. In addition you will have to pay the extra cost of tuition. 

Q: Does Crystal Mountain offer CMAC racers a discount season pass?
A: Yes. Information is available on the Season Pass page of our web site.  

Q: How  are all the various CMAC programs related? 
A: This graphic outlines the “flow” between the different CMAC program offerings described in more detail at

Q: What are these U8, U10 "classes"?
A: These are the age classes that the USSA uses for ski racing.  It is based off the racers age as of Dec 31 of a given season. 

"U Classes": the USSA Age Classifications & CMAC Programs

  Age Class   Age  Year of Birth
(2017-2018 season)
 CMAC Programs
  U8*  6-7   2010-2011  MM Prep or MM Race
  U10  8-9   2008-2009  MM Prep or MM Race
  U12        10-11   2006-2007  MM Prep or MM Race
  U14         12-13   2004-2005  Junior or Advanced Prep
  U16             14-15   2002-2003  Junior
  U19           16-19   1999-2001  FIS
  U21          19-20   1997-1998  FIS
  Masters 20+  n/a   n/a  Masters

Official Reference from USSA

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