INFO & FAQ
Join us for the Masters World Cup 2022 in Canmore, Alberta. The event will be held from March 3rd to 11th 2022 at the world-class Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park .
We look forward to welcoming Masters skiers from around the world to the Bow Valley. Seven days of racing and cultural experience in the Canadian Rockies.
Schedule of Events
(subject to change)
March 3 – Unofficial Training Day
March 4 – Official Training Days and Opening Ceremonies
March 5 – Race #1 30/15/10 Free
March 6 – Race #2 30/15/10 Classic
March 7 – Race #3 AM 10/5 Classic – PM 10/5 Free
March 8 – Cultural Experience Day
March 9 – Relays 4 X 5 Classic/Free
March 10 – Race # 5 45/30/15 Free
March 11 – Race #6 45/30/15 Classic
March 11 – Closing Ceremonies
March 12 – Departure
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I book my accommodation?
Consult our Hotel Directory MWC 2022 Hotel Directory or contact your Masters World Cup Association country’s representative to book your accommodation.
Should I arrive early or decide to extend my stay in Canmore?
“Absolutely! Canmore and Kananaskis offer once-in-a-lifetime ways to enjoy the season. See winter in a whole new way. Bundle up and let’s have some fun! Visit explorecanmore.ca
How do I become a member of my country's Masters Ski Association?
Please contact your respective country’s Masters World Cup Association country’s representative to find out about the process to become a member.
How can I be ensured that I am notified of any new information relating to the event?
Just sign-up for our Masters World Cup 2022 Newsletter and you will be notified when we share new information with interested participants.
What are the official World Masters Age Groups?
Masters World Cup 2022 Canmore Schedule
Course Maps and Profiles
How are relay teams selected for the event?
Tuesday, March 8 th is Relay day at the Masters World Cup.
Relay teams are Nation Based and are comprised of 4 skiers. Your respective National Director will be
submitting your country’s teams at the Monday evening Team Captains Meeting. Please contact your
respective National Director for information on how they will be choosing your teams.
Here are some details:
Men Relay Teams (5 Year Age Groups 01 – 10)
Women Relay Teams (10 Year Age Groups 01-05)
Each team will have 4 skiers. Each skier has to complete 1 lap of the 5km course. Teams are required to
complete 2 classic laps and 2 free technique laps.
These races are really fun and there is a lot of friendly rivalry and camaraderie. We suggest strongly
that you get to know your National Director and let them know you are interested in being on a team.
Can you provide us a Venue Map, Stadium Map and Wax Test Map?
Waxing skis at the Masters World Cup 2022
Trail Sports is the Masters World Cup 2022 Official Supplier of Waxing Services. Located at the Canmore Nordic Centre, the team at Trail Sports will professionally prepare your skis for race and training days. Check at Trail Sports website for more details as they become available.
At the venue, there will be a tent set up with power to facilitate waxing on site. Spaces will be available on a first come, first served basis. In addition, there are wax rooms (15 meters squared) available for rent @ $500 each for the duration of the event. This service will be available on a first come/first serve online booking system. We will advise all participants via our newsletter in December as to when the booking system will open. In addition, the hotels listed on the directory will have space set aside for waxing.
With regards to Fluoro Waxes, there are no restrictions at this point as per FIS Tier 1 competitions.
Of course, we would prefer teams not use Fluoro Waxes for health and environmental reasons.
Will there be change rooms at the venue?
There will be separate gender change tents adjacent to the start area. Please see the Masters World Cup Venue Map
Transportation during the event
Canmore is only a one hour drive from the Calgary International Airport. With all that there is to discover, renting a car or van for yourself or your group might make your experience even more fun.
Shortly, we will release booking discount information with an Official car rental company for the Masters World Cup 2022.
If renting a vehicle is not part of your plan, there are regular commercial shuttles from the Airport to the Coast Hotel in Canmore. Try the Banff Airporter.
Once you are in Canmore, there will be regular shuttles from convenient locations near hotels to and from the Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park. This will be the easiest way to get to the venue. Shuttle schedule and locations will be posted here as we get closer to the event. Parking is limited at the Canmore Nordic Centre.