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2017 Dion Snowshoes U.S. National SNowshoe Championships in Bend, Oregon

March 24-26 marks the dates that the top snowshoe athletes from around the country will descend on Bend, Oregon to duke it out for the title as the fittest snowshoer in the USA! Bend has become a mecca for the uber fit and it looks forward to hosting the 2017 Snowshoe Nationals where we will crown the 2017 champions.
*There is also non-championship racing for anyone who wants to participate! 

>>Snowshoeing in Bend, OR

The US Snowshoe Nationals will utilize some of the best snowshoe terrain in Central Oregon to see who is at the top of their game. The course will start and end at Mount Bachelor, 20 miles west of Bend along the Cascade Lakes Scenic byway. For those of you who are looking to try out snowshoe racing there will also be non-championship racing for all to enjoy.

The City of Bend is thrilled to welcome you to our cozy mountain town for an amazing weekend of racing and outdoor adventure. Please be sure to book at one of our host hotels who is providing a great rate for you, your family and your friends.

 View the 2017 results here

Important Links

>>How to Qualify for National Championships

>>US Snowshoe Association

*Contact Mark Elmore ( with any questions.
*Anyone can register for the Citizen Run/Walk, Kids Run/Walk & Relay Race

>>Online Registration

>>Paper Registration

>>2017 USSSA Membership Form - Please note - FULL membership is required to be considered eligible for participation in the National Championship events. A "Supporting" member IS NOT eligible to register for Snowshoe Nationals.  

>>2017 National Snowshoe Championships Event Schedule

>>Mt. Bachelor Nordic Center

>>Sponsorship opportunities

>>course map





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