WINTER SPORTS WEEKEND
March 7-9, 2024
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Join us for a three-day celebration of snow and ice!

Experience the thrill of snow and ice at the CAF-Idaho Winter Sports Weekend, a three-day adventure that embraces the spirit of inclusion, community, and mentorship.

Embrace the snow-covered slopes with us as we break down barriers and create an inclusive environment for athletes with physical disabilities of all levels. Whether you’re a seasoned expert or a first-time participant, CAF-Idaho Winter Sports Weekend invites you to share in the joy of winter sports.

About CAF-Idaho Winter Sports Weekend

Inclusive Winter Sports Weekend

Led by world-class coaches, each day unveils a new winter sport. For this three-day adventure, you will participate in Downhill Skiing/Snowboarding, Sled Hockey, and Nordic Skiing/Biathlon. Break down barriers with us and create an inclusive environment for athletes with physical disabilities of all levels. Whether you’re a seasoned expert or a first-time participant, the CAF-Idaho Winter Sports Weekend will create unforgettable moments on and off the snow.

Community, Mentorship, and Beyond

Extend your connections beyond the slopes. Our event fosters a supportive atmosphere where experts serve as mentors, guiding beginners through the excitement of trying something new. Connect, collaborate, and learn from one another at the CAF-Idaho Winter Sports Weekend. 

Safe and Enjoyable Exploration

Prioritizing safety and fun, we ensure that every participant can explore winter sports in a secure and enjoyable setting. Whether you’re aiming for the podium or experiencing the thrill for the first time, the CAF-Idaho Winter Sports Weekend is designed for everyone to feel the joy of winter sports.

What are you waiting for? Join us at the CAF-Idaho Winter Sports Weekend and let the snow-filled adventures begin!

Event Details

Whether you’re a seasoned adaptive athlete, a potential mentor, or a curious first-timer, CAF Idaho Winter Sports Weekend invites you to join us in redefining the possibilities of winter sports.

Date: March 7-9

Location: Boise, Idaho

Contact: [email protected]

Come be a part of the CAF-Idaho Winter Sports Weekend and let the snow-filled adventures begin!

CAF-Idaho Winter Sports Weekend Schedule

Day 1: Downhill Skiing at Bogus Basin – Simplot Lodge and Sled Hockey at Idaho IceWorld

Date: March 7

  • Morning Session (Groups C & D):
    • Activity: Sled Hockey
    • Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    • Arrival: Athletes should arrive at least 30 minutes before the session starts.
  • Morning Session (Groups A & B)

    • Activity: Alpine Skiing
    • Time: 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM 
    • Arrival: Athletes should arrive at least 30 minutes before the session starts. 
  • Lunch Break:
    • Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM (Provided by CAF)
  • Afternoon Session (Groups A & B):
    • Activity: Alpine Skiing
    • Time: 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM
    • Arrival: Athletes should arrive at least 30 minutes before the session starts.
  • Location:
    • Bogus Basin – Simplot Lodge
    • Address: JR Simplot Lodge – 1731 N Bogus Basin Rd, Horseshoe Bend, ID 83629

Day 2: Sled Hockey at Idaho Ice World

Date: March 8

  • Lunch and Registration:
    • Time: 11:00 AM (Optional)
  • Alpine Skiing (Groups C & D):
    • Time: 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    • **Arrive if you want to join in for lunch before the event – lunch provided by CAF.
  • Sled Hockey (Groups A & B)
    • Time: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Alpine Skiing (Groups C & D)
    • 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM
  • Location:
    • Idaho Ice World
    • Address: 7072 S Eisenman Rd, Boise, ID 83716 

Day 3: Nordic Skiing at Bogus Basin – Frontier Point Nordic Lodge

Date: March 9

  • Morning Session (Groups A & C):
    • Activity: Nordic Skiing
    • Time: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    • Arrival: Athletes should arrive at least 30 minutes before the session starts.
  • Lunch Break:
    • Time: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM (Provided by CAF)
  • Afternoon Session (Groups B & D):
    • Activity: Nordic Skiing
    • Time: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    • Arrival: Athletes should arrive at least 30 minutes before the session starts.
  • Location:

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can participate in the CAF-Idaho Winter Sports Weekend?

  • The event is open to anyone with a permanent physical disability. We welcome athletes with physical disabilities of all levels, from beginners to experts to join us for a weekend of inclusive winter sports.

Do participants need prior experience in the specific sports offered?

  • No prior experience is required. Whether you’re an experienced athlete or trying winter sports for the first time, our event caters to all levels. Expert instructors will be on hand to guide and support participants.

How can I register for the event?

  • Registration details can be found on our registration tab which is available at the top of this page. Follow the registration instructions to secure your spot for the CAF-Idaho Winter Sports Weekend.

What equipment will be provided, and what should participants bring?

  • Equipment for each sport will be provided. Participants are encouraged to dress in warm layers and bring personal items such as gloves, hats, and any personal sports equipment that they already have.

Is there a cost to participate?

  • Participation in the CAF-Idaho Winter Sports Weekend is free for registered athletes. This includes coaching, trail fees/lift tickets, lunch, and lodging (for Idaho residents coming from outside of the Treasure Valley).

Is travel assistance available?

  • Some travel assistance funding is available. Idaho residents can get their entire travel covered for this event (this includes a flight for the participant and one guest/caretaker for those living in north Idaho). Those living outside of Idaho should reach out to April – [email protected] for more information on travel assistance open to guests coming from out of state.

Can family and friends attend the event?

  • Absolutely! We encourage family and friends to join us, cheer on the participants, and be a part of the supportive community. We will provide rentals and a lift ticket/trail pass to one guest per participant. Guests can participate in sled hockey if equipment allows it. Spectators are welcome at all the event locations.

Can I volunteer for the CAF-Idaho Winter Sports Weekend?

  • Yes, we welcome volunteers! If you’re interested in contributing your time and skills to support the event, please visit our registration link for volunteer opportunities that will be available soon.

Are there accommodations for participants of all physical disabilities?

  • Yes, we strive to make the event accessible to all. Please indicate any specific accessibility needs during the registration process.

How can I become a sponsor or partner for the event?

  • We appreciate your interest! For sponsorship and partnership inquiries, please contact [email protected] for more information.

Lodging and Travel

For Idaho Residents:

We are committed to ensuring that cost is not a barrier to entry for any Idaho resident.

To support your attendance:

  • Travel Reimbursement: If you are traveling from within Idaho, we can reimburse your travel expenses.
  • Lodging: For those residing outside the Treasure Valley, we provide hotel accommodations in Boise from March 6-9.
  • Flights for Northern Idaho Residents: If you are coming from Northern Idaho, we offer flights for you and one guest/ caretaker.

If you are interested in travel assistance, please reach out to April Rohr at [email protected].

April will guide you through the process and ensure you have all the necessary information.

For Out-of-State Participants:

Even for out-of-state participants, there is no registration fee for the Winter Sports Weekend. As for travel/ lodging, limited travel funding is available for out-of-state participants.

To apply for travel assistance:

  1. Contact April Rohr: Before applying, reach out to April Rohr at [email protected] to express your interest and discuss available options.
  2. Application Process: April will provide you with details on the application process. Funding is limited, so we encourage early applications.

We want to make your journey to the CAF Idaho Winter Sports Weekend as smooth as possible. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with April Rohr for any questions or assistance regarding travel and accommodations.

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