Qualifier Meet – Sunday, February 16, 2020
State Meet – Sunday, March 15, 2020

A Special Olympics Minnesota skier holds up his ski poles and smiles

The Glide Event – Non-gated, 10-meter course for beginning skiers. For athletes who enter the Glide, this will be their only event.
Novice – Slalom, Giant Slalom & Downhill
Intermediate – Slalom, Giant Slalom & Downhill
Advanced – Slalom, Giant Slalom & Downhill

2020 Alpine Skiing & Snowboarding Information and General Schedule – updated 12/10/2019

2020 Alpine Ski and Snowboard Quota Survey – due Friday, January 10

Qualifier registrations due – Sunday, February 2
Qualifier errors/exceptions due – Sunday, February 9

State registrations due – Sunday, March 1
State errors/exceptions due – Sunday, March 8

Please review the handbook link below for new rules and helmet guidelines.

Special Olympics Minnesota will provide lift tickets at each competition for all athletes as well as one coach lift ticket for every four athletes (1:4 coach ratio). Delegations that need additional lift tickets will need to purchase them at Afton Alps the day of the competition. If this will be financially challenging for your team, please connect with your Program Manager to apply for the LETR Scholarship to help cover costs.

Alpine skiing handbook, rules and resources
Snowboarding handbook, rules and resources

Parking is available in the main parking lots near the Alps Chalet at the bottom of the hill.

A Special Olympics Minnesota athlete wearing a gold medal and his friend smile

Menu will be posted in early 2020

All meals must be registered in advance by the delegation in order to receive meal tickets. Spectators may purchase food on their own.


Devin Kaasa
Overall Management & Poly Hockey
[email protected]

Katie Anderson
Delegation Registration & Powerlifting
[email protected]

Wakpor Rengel
Alpine Skiing & Snowboarding
[email protected]

Jay Pedersen
Volunteer Management
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