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DATES: Saturday, January 28, 2017
TIMES: See schedule below for race start times.

Nine Mile Forest Recreation Area
8704 Redbud Rd, Wausau, WI 54401

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4K M.S. (Ages 9-13) $15 $13 $17 $22 $32
7K H.S. (Ages 13-19) $15 $13 $17 $22 $32
10K (Ages 13+) $27 $25 $35 $40 $65
21K (Ages 13+) $37 $35 $45 $55 $75
43K (Ages 18+) $47 $45 $55 $65 $95
4K Blue Jean  (Open) $12 $12 $15 $15 $20
1 - 2K (Ages 9 & Under) Free*        
1K Adaptive  $15 $13 $17 $22 $32
3K Adaptive $15 $13 $17 $22 $32
*Registration for this race only will be done onsite.
ANY race changes the day of events will be charged the difference between race fees plus a $5.00 change fee.
All athletes MUST sign the Badger State Games Athlete Waiver online during registration or on the printable registration forms at check-in. (Waivers are attached to the registration forms)

Printable Registration Form for Adaptive Racers - Coming Soon

For those that want to cheer on our athletes and to see them bring home the gold here are a few tips:

Best place to view the event & how much you can see: You can see the start and finish of each race and halfway of the longer race (43K).
Seating Available or bring your own chairs: No seating available bring your own chairs. There is seating inside the heated chalet.
Admission Fee: No admission fee.
Concessions: Dickey's Barbeque Pit will be our food vendor this year!
Carry-ins allowed (food &/or drink):
Are Signs or Noise makers allowed: Bells are encouraged.

Other Information: Age determined as of first day of event.


(Age determined as of first day of event)
Adult divisions will be determined by participant registration.

Youth/High School Team:
9 & Under (1k or 2k)
Ages 9 - 11 (4k)
Ages 12 - 13 (4k)
Ages 13 - 16 (7k) High School
Ages 17 - 19 (7k) High School

**Age Divisions have changed resulting in fewer divisions.

Adaptive Divisions:
1K Adaptive
3K Adaptive

*NEW* We are including adaptive races to the Nordic Skiing event. For more information and details please read: ADAPTIVE RULES

9:00am          7k Classic Boys
9:05am          7k Classic Girls
9:15am          4k Classic All
9:30am         10k Classic All
9:45am          21-43k Classic
10:15am       43k "A" Skate
10:25am       43k "B" Skate
10:45am       21k Skate
11:00am       1k Adaptive
12:45pm       7k Skate Boys
12:50pm       7k Skate Girls  
1:15pm         4k Skate
1:30pm         3k Adaptive
1:40pm        10k Skate
1:50pm         4k Blue Jean
2:10pm         1-2k Kids
USSA rules apply. For a complete set of rules, see the Games Nordic Skiing Rules.
Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, and Michigan Upper Peninsula residents are eligible to compete in the Nordic events.
We will be holding the 4k Blue Jeans Race for recreational skiers and individuals new to the sport. Come as you are, no fancy gear required.

Skate and Classic racing.
Chip timed racing events.
All races are a single loop on moderate rolling terrain appropriate for all ability levels
(except the 43k Freestyle which will be 2 loops over a 21.5k/20k course).
Course groomed with a minimum of two lanes for Classical events; single track and skating area for Freestyle events.
Average course width is 16 feet.
Fluids available on course. Food and electrolytes available on course for the 43k freestyle.
Classic: Technique characterized by opposite-leg and opposite-arm motion in a straight-ahead direction. In-the-track skiing only.
Skate: Technique where the skier keeps the tips apart and the tails together and gets the kick by pushing off the inside edge of alternating skis (as in ice skating).
Freestyle: Skating & classic techniques permitted for 4K and 1-2K events.
Open: Ages 16 and above.
Age Groups:
Youth/High School Team
Ages 13 - 29
9 & Under (1k or 2k)
Ages 30 - 39
Ages 9 - 11 (4k)
Ages 40 - 49
Ages 12 - 13 (4k)
Ages 50 - 59
Ages 13 - 16 (7k) High School
Ages 60 - 69
Ages 17 - 19 (7k) High School
Ages 70 - 79
Ages 80 - 89
Ages 90+
Blue Jean:
All ages recreational skier. Come as you are, no fancy gear required. This event
will be chip timed but it is a non-medal event. Participants receive a participant
2013 Results
2012 Results


Sport Specific Questions: Contact Event Director: John Burke. Phone 715-218-7883  

Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact the Badger State Games office at 715-355-8788 or



The 43K Nordic Skiing event is once again recognized as a qualifier for the American Birkebeiner held in Cable, WI!


No increase in registration fees

We will be holding the 4k Blue Jeans Race for recreational skiers and individuals new to the sport. Come as you are, no fancy gear required.

This event is now open to residents of Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, and the Michigan Upper Peninsula.

Age Divisions have changed resulting in fewer divisions.

Badger State Winter Games T-Shirts

The Official Badger State Winter Games T-Shirts will be available on-site and sold for $15.00. A $5.00 discount coupon will be provided to each athlete at check-in to reduce the T-Shirt price to $10.00.                                                           




If you are interested in being a Sponsor please contact us at 715-355-8788