World Cup ski racing returns to Squaw Valley for first time in nearly 50 years
Press Release / Olympic Valley, CA – Tickets to the Audi FIS Ski World Cup at Squaw Valley March 9-12, 2017 will go on sale Aug. 23 at 10:00 a.m. PST. The event will mark the return of World Cup ski racing to Squaw Valley for the first time in nearly 50 years and adds to a total of 16 World Cup events scheduled to take place in the U.S. for the 2016-17 race season, the second highest ever. The 2017 Audi FIS Ski World Cup will bring Olympic champions like Squaw Valley’s own Julia Mancuso or reigning Olympic slalom champion Mikaela Shiffrin to compete in slalom and giant slalom on the legendary Red Dog run, which played host to the 1969 World Cup and 1960 Winter Olympics.
Ticket supplies are limited and expected to sell out rapidly. Ticket details are as follows:
Club – $1,400 for 2-day pass
Located on the topmost levels of the viewing area, the Club area offers the best views of the race course and finish area. Top shelf bar and hors d’oeuvres are served throughout the race at the Club area, as well as premier breakfast and lunch crafted from locally sourced ingredients at Plaza Bar, one minute’s walk from the stadium. Club members receive a two-day lift ticket to Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows valid March 10-12, exclusive Dawn Patrol access at Squaw Valley on Saturday, March 11, valet parking within steps of the stadium and a select VIP gift bag. Club members also have special viewing access to headline musical performances on Friday and Saturday evening at the KT Base Bar Sun Deck, including private access to hosted appetizers and drinks at Plaza Bar overlooking the concert.
VIP – $450 for 2-day pass
Located in the viewing area adjacent to the race finish, the VIP area offers up front viewing of the race course and finish area. VIP members receive lunch, beer and wine just a three-minute walk from the stadium at Bar One, with seating available both indoors and out. VIP members receive a two-day lift ticket to Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows valid March 10-12, exclusive Dawn Patrol access at Squaw Valley on Saturday, March 11 and a commemorative event art poster.
Grandstand – $30 per day
The Grandstand ticket offers elevated seated viewing just steps from the race finish, with complete live coverage of the race on the jumbo screen.
Free Standing Room Viewing
Standing room viewing will be available near the race finish as well as skier spectator viewing on looker’s left of Red Dog Face. Live stream viewing will also be available in The Village at Squaw Valley at KT Base Bar Sun Deck.
Limited free parking will be available, with guests encouraged to utilize Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows shuttles, Tahoe Area Regional Transit buses and POW Parking: free premier parking for vehicles with four or more passengers. Preferred structured parking is also available with the purchase of a 2016-17 Seasonal Parking Pass.
For more information about the 2017 Audi FIS Ski World Cup at Squaw Valley, visit WorldCupSquaw.com.
About Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows
Voted 2016 ‘Best Ski Resort’ in North America by USA Today and 10Best Readers’ Choice, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is an internationally renowned mountain resort in North Lake Tahoe that spans over 6,000 skiable acres. The resort features slopeside lodging at The Village at Squaw Valley®, which bustles year round with nonstop events and nearly 60 bars, restaurants and boutiques. With an annual average of 450 inches of snowfall and 300 sunny days, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is known as the spring skiing capital as it provides one of the longest ski and snowboard seasons in Lake Tahoe. Over 65 percent beginner and intermediate terrain and 14 easy-to-navigate mountain zones welcome skiers and riders of all ability levels. Visit squawalpine.com or call 1.800.403.0206 to learn more.