Registration is now open for the 2018 New England Bill Koch League (BKL) Festival. The New England BKL Festival is the marquee event of the New England Nordic Ski Association’s Bill Koch Youth Ski League. This holiday season, give your child and family the gift of an unforgettable experience by signing up now for this year’s festival hosted by the Eastern Massachusetts Bill Koch League at the Leo J Martin Ski Track in Weston, MA on February 17-18, 2018.
“Snowdance” is the theme to the annual cross-country ski festival that brings together young skiers from across New England to celebrate their love for the sport. Register now for the Competitive Events, which include a 2-person freestyle relay on Saturday morning and an afternoon freestyle sprint, highlighting the spectator friendly, and lighted courses, and then an individual classic event on Sunday. The competitive participants can race in one or all events and enjoy the Nordic Adventure events as well. The youngest skiers (grade 2 and younger) can sign up as Lollipop Participants, enjoying the Lollipop race and the Nordic Adventure events.
The Nordic Adventure events will include the Parade, Ski-Orienteering, Nordic Playground: Snowdance Celebration, Snow Sculptures, Tandem Skiing, Face Painting, Ski Biathlon (with beanbags!), and other activities to be announced.
Also available on the registration page are SKIDA festival hats, headbands and neckwarmers to purchase, and tickets to the Saturday night buffet dinner at the Embassy Suites.
Co-sponsored by Eastern Massachusetts Bill Koch League and Cambridge Sports Union, Boston’s thriving cross country ski community is excited to welcome families from across New England for the festival. Sign up here for this fantastic event and give your family a fun weekend they will not forget! For more information check out the festival website: www.bklfestival2018.com