BOUDLER—The Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association announced on Friday its schedule for the 2022 collegiate season, which culminates with the conference championship hosted by the University of Colorado and the NCAA Championships hosted by the defending champion University of Utah.
Five regular-season meets will be held before a regional champion is crowned at the RMISA Championship/Colorado Invitational on Feb. 23-26 in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Coming off its 14th team national title last season, Utah will play host to the 2022 NCAA Championships at Park City Ski Resort and Soldier Hollow Nordic Center from March 9-12.
An RMISA school has won each of the last eight completed NCAA Championships, with Utah (three), Colorado (two) and the University of Denver (three) claiming titles in that time.
The 2022 campaign opens with the Nordic portion of the Utah Invitational on Jan. 2 at Soldier Hollow during the U.S. Cross Country National Championships, while the alpine season begins on Jan. 18 at the Montana State Invitational at Bridger Bowl Ski Area, the home of the 2020 NCAA Championships. Alaska Fairbanks will host a Nordic-only event on Feb. 1-2, while Denver hosts an alpine-only invitational in Aspen on Feb. 19-20.
The RMISA Invitational also returns with events in Bozeman, Montana; Park City, Utah; and Fairbanks, Alaska. There will also be three individual qualifying races for the NCAA Championships throughout the season.
Also built into the schedule is a two-week break in the middle of February for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China.
Prior to the national championships, the collegians will participate in a dual slalom race as a demonstration only on Feb. 26 in Steamboat Springs, with the results not counting in the final standings.
The complete 2022 RMISA schedule is below and is subject to change.
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