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2010 Birkebeiner/Kortelopet limit set to 7,500 skiers

Mon, Apr  13, 2009 - By Birkie

[Thanks to Ernie Brumbaugh for finding this hidden on the Birkie web site.]

The Birkebeiner/Kortelopet are limited to the first 7,500 total registrants. Registrations are taken on a first come, first served basis. Race day is Saturday, February 27th, 2010.

Registration:

Although on-line registration is now closed, it will be available in mid-April.

There will be no race registrations accepted at the Birkie office by fax, mail or on-line after midnight, Sunday, February 21st. Race Registration is closed from Monday, February 22, 2010-Wednesday, February 24, 2010.

Registration re-opens and is in person only on Thursday, February 25th - NOON until 9 P.M. and Friday, February 26th - 9 A.M. until 6 P.M. at Telemark Resort.

NEW Entry Fees & Deadlines:
Please note that the Birkie & Korte now have a separate fee structure.

DATE                        Birkie/Korte
Up to 7/31/09 	               $80/$70
8/1/09 to 11/30/09             $95/$85
12/1/09 to 01/31/10           $110/$100
2/1/10 to 2/21/10             $130/$120
2/25/10 & 2/26/10 at 6 p.m.   $150/$140


Kortelopet skiers 22 or younger on race day take $20 off off your entry fee.

The race is run according to the rules and regulations of the FIS and any special requirements stated in the entry form, Birch Scroll, this web site (www.birkie.com) and participant race instructions. Offenses against any of these rules may lead to disqualification for current or future events and the forfeiture of any and all awards.

All participants in the Birkebeiner must be 18 years of age by 2/27/2010. Kortelopet skiers must be 13 years of age by 2/27/2010.

There are no refunds allowed for any reason including race cancellation. Entry fees are non-transferable between individuals or to future races. Unsigned entries will not be accepted and will be returned.

PLEASE NOTE RACE, WAVE & CLASSIC/SKATE TECHNIQUE CHANGE REQUESTS FOR 2010 ARE DUE BY MIDNIGHT ON MONDAY, FEB. 15th. All change requests must include a $15 fee payment.