The Haywood NorAm, Eastern Canadian Championships, will be held from Feb. 2-4 at the Nakkertok Nordic Centre, 900 Ave Gatineau, Gatineau Quebec.
The race will attract over 850 competitors from across N. America, Alaska to Newfoundland. It is also part of the FIS Continental Cup’s: Canadian Haywood NorAm National race series, and a stop on the USA Super Tour series.
The Para-Nordic, National Championships will be part of the schedule, along with University competitions.
Taking part will be a wide age range of competitors, from World Cup level skiers to young local, future Olympic hopefuls. This includes a group of 20 young teens on an exchange from Foothills Nordic club in Calgary.
The Haywood Eastern Canadian Championships is being hosted in the region for the 14th year, and is jointly organized by 3 local clubs, Chelsea Nordiq, Club Skinouk and Nakkertok Nordic that will provide over 550 volunteers for the event.