Stone Soup and ShinDigging Ski Racer

Team Afton ShinDig! Join Team Afton for the official opening of the new ski season! October 28th, 2018

1:30-3:00 Parent Orientation & Athlete Nature Hike; 3-4:30 ShinDig (a social thing)


LOCATION: The Oakwood Room – at the Main Chalet, upstairs!



USSA Officials – For ALL Parents, 1:30 – 2:15 (Oakwood Room, Main Chalet)

Parents are encouraged to learn about USSA racing and volunteer positions, especially parents of younger racers (U14, U12, U10, U8)! AAAC POTA Jim Bollback will give an introduction to Race Day Volunteering and review the different positions on the hill.

USSA Orientation – For ALL Parents, 2:15 – 3:00 (Oakwood Room, Main Chalet)

Want to learn more about Team Afton USSA? Thinking of your Rising Star? Team Afton’s Board President, Jim Bollback, and Coach Tony Olin will present an overview of USSA, Team Afton, the AAAC (Club) and the different training and racing opportunities for your athlete. One-on-one discussion to follow.

Nature Hike (sort of an easy dryland) – Athletes, 1:45 – 3:00 (meet at Team Hus)

Bring good shoes and exercise clothes, water. Our coaches will lead you on a nice Nature Hike in and around Afton Alps. It’ll be easy, fun, and educational! Be sure to dress for the weather!

Family Picnic (the ShinDig!) – Everyone, 3:00 – 4:30 (Oakwood Room/Veranda)

Enjoy a BBQ picnic and treats at Afton Alps with our Team Afton community. It's POTLUCK! so bring a salad, fruit, soup, chili, dessert, etc.; we'll provide refreshments and dogs! Sign up on the DOODLE.

GO! GO! Go! Got spirit? We’z Got’z Spirit – and ALL NEW SPIRIT WEAR!

Spartan Promotions will be on hand so bring your check-book/credit card to get suited up for the season!

RSVP for Shindig: Do the Doodle!

What to Bring for the Picnic: Sign-Up Genius!

Questions? Email us at:

Register a new ski racing season! New to Team Afton? Thinking about USSA, Rising Stars, ARC? Freestyle? Introduce yourself at the ShinDig – we’d love to meet you!