February 19, 2020 (BOISE, ID)– This week marks the 60th Anniversary of a long-standing Bogus Basin tradition: The Dotty Clark Memorial Races. A record number of 1,550 junior high and high school students will take a day off school to compete in ski and snowboarding races. The program offers an affordable way for young skiers/snowboarders of all levels to experience a lifelong sport and the fun of competition.
To earn a slot in the Dotty Clark, students are required to participate in at least three Saturday races at Bogus Basin earlier in the season. Competitions include slalom skiing and snowboarding, cross country skiing, and freestyle snowboarding. Following the competitions, awards ceremonies will be held in front of Simplot Lodge at 3:00pm on both Thursday and Friday to honor individual and school champions.
Dotty Clark Memorial Schedule of Events for both Thursday 2/20 (high school) and Friday 2/21 (middle school):
10:00am: Freestyle Competitions begin
11:00am: Slalom Competitions begin
12:00pm: Snowboard Expert Competitions begin
1:00pm: Nordic Competitions begin
3:00pm: Awards Ceremony outside Simplot Lodge
For more information, contact Race Program Coordinator, John Foley, at: (916) 740-5201.