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JT Hilligoss Memorial Race

This annual race is in remembrance of former Laker Alpine athlete JT Hilligoss. This is a fun community event bringing together our ski racing family each year. The scholarship fund, that has been setup in JT's name, has supported many high school athletes in South Eastern Wisconsin. Please join us for this fantastic event.   Ski Fast!


2023 Race Registration Information

The race is scheduled for 12/16/2023 at Little Switzerland.

Official registration can be purchased and paid for via Credit Card at the Lakers Store from:

Thursday November 16, 2023 at 7:00 am - December 6 at 5:00 pm

$45 per racer (does not include lift ticket)

Limited to the first 200 entries

Please email with any registration questions.

Race Format:

2 Run Race: Run 1 Slalom, Run 2 Panel Slalom
Race order is by bib number both runs

Run Order

7:00am - Race Office/Ticket Window Open (Little Switz)

7:30am - Course Setters, Jury & Course Crew to Load Lifts

8:15am - Coaches to Load Lifts

8:30am - Athletes Load Lifts

8:45am - Fathers Blessing (In Finish Area)

9:00am - SL Inspection Opens (Big Deal)

9:30am - Inspection Closes

9:35am - Forerunners 

9:40am - SL Race Begins

11:00am - PS Course Set

11:30pm - PS Inspection Opens (Big Deal)

12:00pm - Inspection Closes

12:05pm - Forerunners

12:10pm - PS Race Begins

2:00pm - Timing and Calculations

2:30pm - Awards (Flex Room)


Awards to all U8 & U10 racers

Awards to top 3 in each age class U12-U19
Male and Female Overall Champion

All ages welcome:

Age Classes - U8, U10, U12, U14, U16, U19, U21, Masters

2023 Scholarship Application

The JT Hilligoss Scholarship sponsors scholarships for students.  Criteria for these awards include academic performance, school involvement, character, leadership, employment history and community service. Students planning to attend two or four year colleges or technical colleges are encouraged to apply.

Basic requirements for these scholarships are:
• Active in 2 or more sports
• Acceptance at a two or four-year university/college/technical college
• GPA of range of 2.5 to 3.5
• Completed application packet submitted  by December 5, 2023
• Student is in senior year at any High School

Scholarship Application

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