Welcome to the official site of Mt. Bachelor's Dirksen Derby!
8th Annual Dirksen Derby - December 12-14, 2014
The Derby is back and better than ever this year! Tyler Eklund is still going strong and so is the Dirksen Derby snowboard rally race. This year the event will held at Mt. Bachelor, December 12-14, 2014.
Registration is limited to the first 500 entrants. There is a hard cap of 500 entries due to time and space limitations, so unfortunately, participation will not be possible once the space fills. This is very popular event and we anticipate all spots being filled prior to the event start date. Please register searly to guarantee your spot!
2014 EVENT INFORMATION
December 12-14, 2014
Mt. Bachelor's West Village base area. Course location to be determined. Event check-in will be in the lower level of West Village Lodge.
To raise money and stoke for our good friend and Derby competitor, Tyler Eklund.
Snowboard Parallel Banked Slalom - Rally Race!
PRICE AND REGISTRATION
Advance registration is required.
Entry Fee: $35 for all divisions except Derby Elites ($100)
Lift Tickets: Discounted $44 event ticket is available only to registered racers. All racers MUST have a valid lift ticket/season pass.
For the 2014 Derby, there will be ten divisions:
- Derby Elite - Men (professionally-sponsored snowboarders)
- Derby Elite - Women (professionally-sponsored snowboarders)
- Amateur - Mens Snowboard (ages 14-34)
- Amateur - Gentlemens Snowboard (ages 35-49)
- Amateur - Older and Wiser (men and women ages 50+)
- Amateur - Womens Snowboard (ages 14-49)
- Amateur - Groms Snowboard (boys and girls ages 13 & under)
- Splitboard - Men (all ages)
- Splitboard - Women (all ages)
- Sit-Ski (men and women all ages)
All racers should enter the division within which they think they can win. There is no such thing as "sandbagging" at the Derby! Each racer can only enter in one division. Choose carefully!
We'd like to thank these generous sponsors for their contributions to the 2014 Dirksen Derby:
Patagonia | Salomon | Dakine | evo | Smith Optics | Mountain House | Skull Candy | Rebound Physical Therapy | Gentem Stick | Asmo | Karakoram | Clif Bar | Oregon Adaptive Sports | Parilla | Drink Water | Crab Grab | POW | GoPro | Side Effect | Skjersaa's | Aspect | Exit Real World | Park Raker
2014 RACE SCHEDULE
Schedule subject to change! Additional details to be announced in the coming weeks.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2014
Derby Elites Qualifier
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2014
Amateur divisions Qualifier
Splitboard divisions Final
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2014
Amateur divisions Final
Derby Elites Final
Sit-Ski division Final
Thank you to all of the sponsors who support the event: Patagonia, Salomon, Dakine, Mt. Bachelor, Gentem Stick, Smith Optics, Asmo, GoPro, Drink Water, Mountain House, Skullcandy, Clif bar, Oregon Adaptive Sports, SideEffect, Hydro Flask, Aspect, Parilla, Exit Real World, Rebound Physical Therapy, Crab Grab, Skjersaa's, Race Place, Gummi Love, Park Raker and Karakoram.
See you at the Derby - Josh Dirksen and Mt. Bachelor
More Information: Dirksen Derby Facebook Page
History of the Dirksen Derby
2013 Dirksen Derby
2012 Dirksen Derby
2011 Dirksen Derby
Some past coverage of the Derby: