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Sun Peaks Family Cup
Date Jan 1 - 15 2014 
Location     Sun Peaks Resort 
Who Everyone is welcome! 
Email adventures@sunpeakstourism.com 
Phone 250-578-5542 
Event Description

The Sun Peaks Family Cup 'All-Nations Celebration' takes Sun Peaks by storm once again, January 1 to 15!
Download the full program >
Visit the Sun Peaks Family Cup website >

The Sun Peaks Family Cup event week has run for the last seven years, and is conducted by the Australian Sun Peaks Family Cup Committee in association with Canadian partners from Sun Peaks Resort and Tourism Sun Peaks.

There's something for all ages and levels of ability in skiing or riding. The two weeks of celebration consists of a variety of family focused activities, events, and all-ability competitions including signature races such as the Sun Peaks Family Cup and the Sun Peaks Kookaburra Cup Nordic Loppet.

Schedule of Events:

Gates Training  January 6-10
Get in some daily free of charge training between 11:00am and 2:00pm for the 8th Annual Sun Peaks Family Cup on a practice race course set up on the Suncatcher run. Suitable for all ages and all standards of skier and snowboarder, from those seeking a little fun, to experienced downhillers who enjoy the thrill of racing. 

Skating Party & Family Fun Night  January 7
The annual Sun Peaks skating party is on once again with hot chocolate and marshmallows roasting on an open fire.
5:00pm to 6:30pm at the Skating Rink - find on our interactive map >

Children's Obstacle Course  January 9
Bring the children out to compete in a fun obstacle course and a chance to win medals. Categories will include both male and female categories of open, youth (9–14), and children (8 & under). Keep your eyes peeled for Barney the Kangaroo and Harry Bear! Prizes and medals will be awarded directly after the event.
2:00pm to 3:30pm, meet at base of the Village Platter 

High Roller Mountain Marathon  January 10
This event is not a race, but rather a family fun event that allows participants to cover all three mountains that Sun Peaks Resort has to off er. Each participant will be required to visit a number of checkpoints in sequence, where they will roll the dice. The result will be recorded at each checkpoint. The awards ceremony will be held at the welcome reception.
10:30am to 2:00pm, meet in Village Day Lodge breezeway 

Welcome Reception Party  January 10
The welcome reception party is hosted by Delta Sun Peaks in the M-Room at 5.00pm for participants in the Sun Peaks Family Cup events. The Reception Party is open to everyone and includes complimentary finger food. 

Sun Peaks Family Cup Race  January 11
The race is a held on a modified dual slalom course for children and adults of all ages and all abilities. Course inspection is at 9:45am and the race starts at 10:30am. Family and/or group members can choose to race against each other. Medals are awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each age division (male and female), in both skiing and snowboarding, as well as the smallest time difference between two runs on a course by the same participant. There are also perpetual trophies awarded for the fastest family (minimum of 3 required), fastest group (minimum of 6 required), and overall nations award. The presentation ceremony will be held at Bento’s Day Lodge at 5:00pm, with Nancy Greene in attendance. 
Advance registration is encouraged and available in the Village Day Lodge breezeway, daily from 10:00am to 1:00pm.

Kookaburra Cup Cross Country Loppet  January 12
This family fun event is open for all levels of XC Skiers starting at 10:30am. There are 2km, 5km, 15km, and 30km courses starting and finishing near the Nordic Centre. Awards will be presented at 3:00pm at the M–Room. Medals are awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each of the races, both male and female, with age divisions included if the number of participants warrants it. More details >
Advance registration is required (no race day registration), in the Village Day Lodge breezeway daily from 12:00noon to 1:00pm or in the Delta Upper Lobby from 4:00pm - 5:00pm. Or register online at Zone4 - Register Online >

Primary sponsorship and support for the event is provided by Tourism Sun Peaks, Travelplan Ski Holidays, and Event Supplies.