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Check the Breaking News page for the latest updates; check our Calendar to view events of interest put on by clubs and others; check Trips to see where our ski clubs are going this year.  

For over thirty years, PACRAT Racing has provided an easy way for skiers and snowboarders on Mt. Hood to learn the fun of recreational racing. Sound fun? Click here to learn more

PACRAT racing is over for the season and the winners were announced at the Rat Attack.  For details see  the PACRAT website:  www.pacrats.org 

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 NWSCC is a Proud Member of the FWSA

NWSCC is a Proud Member of the FWSA



The next NWSCC Council meeting will be held Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at the Round Table Clubhouse, 16444 Boones Ferry Road, Lake Oswego, OR  97035.  Meet at 6:00 pm for socializing; meeting starts at 6:30 pm.  Pizza will be served; beverages are on your own. The main event at the meeting will be ELECTIONS for both NWSCC and PACRAT.  

NWSCC will elect a President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and 2 At-Large Directors. Current nominees for these positions are: Christine Ciardi, President; Sue Rimkeit, Vice President; Jeanne Reinhardt, Secretary; Bill King, Treasurer; and Linda McGavin, Director At Large. See the NWSCC website HERE for a description of each position and its typical duties.   We need your input and support, and invite YOU to consider serving on the Board!  New ideas are always welcome!  Especially needed is someone to help with our website.

If you are interested in running for election to the NWSCC board, please contact Mary Olhausen at omary52@comcast.net for more information or to put your name on the ballot. 

Also on the agenda is PACRAT elections. The following are elected positions for the PACRAT Board: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Party Director, Sponsorship Director, Director of Results, Director of Racing, and Director of Membership. Also on the Board, but NOT elected, is the Immediate Past President. Appointed Positions are Director at Large - Chief Rat Patrol and Director at Large - General.  PACRAT team captains will vote on behalf of their teams per usual PACRAT procedures.  

If you are interested in running for a position on the PACRAT Board, please contact Andy Hobart at president@pacrats.org.

See Breaking News for details.  


The Far West Ski Association invites all snowsports enthusiasts to attend its 86th Annual Convention, to be held at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, June 7-10, 2018, in beautiful Reno, Nevada. See the article below for details.  Sign up by May 7 to get the lowest price on registration; the hotel block closes as of May 17 - but you can still sign up!

FWSA Elections will be held at the Convention; see Breaking News for details.  

FWSA 9th Annual Scuba Dive Trip to Grand Cayman, September 15-22, 2018!  This fantastic trip includes 7 nights at the Cobalt Coast Resort with all meals, 6 days of 2-tank boat dives, airport transfers (airfare not included), fees and gratuities (except for dive tips), a welcome party and farewell dinner, all for $1330 (pp/do); less for non-divers.  Click HERE to download the flier, HERE for trip information and deadlines, and HERE for a registration form.    

FWSA 2018 India Adventure Trip - October 5-21, 2018!  This trip offers incredible value (comparable trips can cost $6,000-$8,000), including lodging in 4 and 5 star hotels, about 40 meals, 2 safari adventures, 1 overnight on a houseboat, intercountry flights, motor coach and train transportation, visiting "must see" historic locations.  Air is from SFO.  Click HERE to download the flier and HERE for the Registration and Order Forms.  Sign up early - there are only 35 spots available on this exciting trip!

Get your deposit in NOW for the 2019 FWSA Ski Week to Steamboat, Colorado, February 2-9!  See flier HERE.   Note especially that Steamboat is on the new IKON Pass, and it will pay for itself if you want to use it on the Steamboat trip, as well as to go to other areas on the pass (see the IKON website for details).  If you buy your IKON pass through the tour operator as described on the flier, you will receive a $50 discount on lodging by buying the full IKON pass, or $30 discount if you buy the less expensive pass.  

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