SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2017/18 Contest - UPDATED

(Toronto, ON) - Welcome to our 9th annual SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2017/18 Contest and your chance to win great prizes while watching the world's best xc skiers battle for glory on the toughest circuit in this Olympic year.

This year we're introducing a new "twist" and allowing contestants a first look at everyone's form at the kick-off event in Ruka, Finland before finalizing their team. Register your team of four (4) men, and four (4) women including two (2) Outlaw Skiers - one (1) male and one (1) female not in the top 15 of the FIS World Cup overall rankings.

Points will be awarded following each World Cup based on each skier's performance and published regularly at so you can see how your score compares to other international players and the actual FIS standings. Earn TdS or Pyeonchang 2018 points, and other bonus points - all information, skier menus and contest rules are available at registration.

The deadline to register or revise your team is Thursday, Nov. 30, at 10pm EST, the day before round two of the XC FIS World Cup in Lillehammer, Norway. These are the original FIS Fantasy Nordic contests first launched back in 2008 so register today and earn bragging rights while enjoying our coverage - good luck to all contestants.

We're still finalizing our prizes and thanks to all of our great sponsors so far including Yoko, Nipika Mountain Resort, Salomon, Silver Star, Mt. Borah, High Peaks Cyclery, Concept2 and Bjorger Pettersen and Associates.

To register click  HERE

SkiTrax Fantasy FIS World Cup 2017/18 Contest Prizes

* 1st Prize – Yoko YXR Racing Skate skis, 9100 Poles and Bindings (value $1,025)
* 2nd Prize – Nipika Mountain Resort – 2 nights lodging in fully equipped cabin incl. all amenities (value $875)
* 3rd Prize – Salomon S/Race Skate Pro Boots (value $500)
* 4th Prize – Silver Star Loppet 2019 Entry/accommodation for 2 nights/trail passes for 2 (value $500)
* 5th Prize – Mt. Borah Custom Nordic Race Suit (value $159)
* 6th Prize – High Peaks Cyclery Ski Care w/Stone Grind, Hot Box, Hardening, Race Prep (value $150)
* 7th Prize – Concept2 Goodie Duffle Bag (value $100)
* 8th Prize – A Cross Country Ski Story by Bjorger Pettersen (value $39.95)

* WCup Breaks – SkiTrax 1-yr Subscription

SkiTrax is North America’s leading Nordic skiing publication and the official magazine of the United States Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) and Cross Country Canada (CCC).