Conditions Report

Complete Report

24 Hour Snowfall

5"

7 Day Snowfall

10"

Base Depth

23"

Mid-Mtn Depth

28"

Season Total

49"

Dirksen Derby

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!

 

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2014 EVENT INFORMATION

DATES

December 12-14, 2014

LOCATION

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.

EVENT PURPOSE

To raise money and stoke for our good friend and Derby competitor, Tyler Eklund.

FORMAT

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.

DIVISIONS

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!

SPONSORS

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

 

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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

    RESULTS

    2013 Sunday Final Results
    2013 Saturday Qualifying Results

    MEDIA COVERAGE

    Snowboarder Magazine (article)
    Snowboarder Magazine (video)
    Snowboard Magazine
    Frequency
    Heckler Magazine
    Yobeat
    Snowbrains


    2012 Dirksen Derby

    RESULTS

    Men's Qualifying - Green Course
    Men's Qualifying - Red Course
    Women's Qualifying - Green Course
    Women's Qualifying - Red Course

    Men's Final
    Women's Final
    Men's Elite Final
    Groms Final
    Older & Wiser Final
    Sit-Ski FinalSplit Board Final


    2011 Dirksen Derby

    2011 Dirksen Derby Results

     

    Some past coverage of the Derby:

    Bachelor Parks
    ESPN
    ESPN Video
    Snowboarder Mag
    Transworld Snowboarding
    Transworld Snow
    Frequency
    Patagonia
    YoBeat
    YoBeat video
    Jones Snowboards
    Mervin Manufacturing