MSHSL RULES MODIFICATIONS FOR NORDIC SKI RACING
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It is recommended that the jury positions rotate annually, and that up to two 2 alternate coaches be identified to serve on the jury if necessary. Coaches serving on the jury will not rule on incidents involving their school. The jury for the state meet shall be made up of the following voting members: If possible, all other event officials referenced in Rule 10, Section 1 - 26 shall be provided where and when necessary.
Each member school may enter a maximum of seven skiers. The team score will be determined by totaling the points scored by the top four finishers in the pursuit event. The first-place finisher of the event receives the full value of the scoring base. Each successive finisher shall score one point less than the previous place. Each team member will hold his or her place in the final standing. In case of a tie, the skiers share the value of their positions. The team with the highest overall score shall be declared the winner.
All skiers shall maintain their individual ranking. Teams with fewer than four 4 finishers shall be included in the team point totals. At the State Meet non-team qualifiers will ski only as individuals and will not be included in the team scoring. The team entry form must be submitted to section meet managers 48 hours before the meet. Coaches are responsible for proper team attire and should encourage uniformity in team dress.
Team uniforms should be appropriate to Nordic ski racing and shall not include advertisement of ski products of companies or other ski team names i.
Biathlon, foreign national teams, USSA divisional teams, etc. All competitors are expected to present a personal appearance that will reflect the highest credit upon the sport and their school.
No clothing, hats, or head gear displaying product, slogans, or graphic illustrations that are inappropriate to MSHSL principles will be acceptable. The maximum surface area for a single marking is cm2. For team competition, separate random drawings shall be made for each of the starting positions in the individual race.
Race numbers will be issued for each event and should be sequential. The equal-interval start single start or in pairs shall be employed in the individual cross country race. For the individual cross country race, racers start at equal intervals of 30 seconds.
Ten seconds before the start, the starter will give each racer a warning "10 second. To prevent false starts it is recommended that the starter place a hand on the shoulder of the racer until the start command "Go" is given. In determining the finish of an interval-start competition with electric timing, a competitor's time is taken when the electronic beam, 25 centimeters above the snow surface, is broken between the finish line posts.
When hand timing is being used, the time is taken when the competitor's leading foot crosses the finish line. Electric timing -- Electric timing should be used as the primary timing system. The contest's time is to be the period between the breaking or making of the starting contact and the contact at the finish.
The contact to be broken at the finish shall be placed at a height of 25 cm from the ground.
When using electronic timing, all "actual" start times during second window should be recorded by hand timing to the tenth, and those times should be used in case of failure of the primary electronic timing system.
Electronic times shall be recorded in all cross country races to the tenth of a second. Hand timing times shall be recorded to the second.
The legal ski length for all MSHSL races shall be a minimum cm and maximum cm, and commercially available skis. Contestants in the cross country event must be given an opportunity to inspect the course in its racing condition.
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When possible, the course must be given for inspection prior to the race. In exceptional circumstances, the course may be closed during certain hours. Telemark skiing Telemark skiing is a ski turning technique and FIS-sanctioned discipline, which is named after the Telemark region of Norway.
It uses equipment similar to Nordic skiing, where the ski bindings are attached only at the toes of the ski boots, allowing the skier's heel to be raised throughout the turn. Competition[ edit ] The following disciplines are sanctioned by the FIS.
Many have their own world cups and are included in the Winter Olympic Games. Cross-country — Encompasses a variety of formats for cross-country skiing races over courses of varying lengths. Races occur on homologatedgroomed courses designed to support classic in-track and free-style events, where skate skiing may be employed. The discipline also incorporates: Paralympic cross-country skiing and paralympic biathlon are both included in the Winter Paralympic Games.
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Ski jumping has also been a regular Olympic discipline at every Winter Games since Alpine skiing — Includes downhillslalomgiant slalomsuper giant slalom super-Gand para-alpine events. There are also combined events where the competitors must complete one run of each event, for example, the Super Combined event consists of one run of super-G and one run of slalom skiing.
The dual slalom event, where racers ski head-to-head, was invented in and has been a competitive event since