The U.S. Alpine National Championships are coming back to Sugarloaf the weekend of March 25 – 28, 2017. With no shortage of things to do, both on and off the mountain, we hope you can join us for a fantastic weekend of family fun, outdoor activity, and cheering on some of the best Alpine racers in the world! 

Saturday, March 25, 2017 – EVENTS

Campus tours: Check out the CVA experience with guided campus tours from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the King Cummings Campus. Contact Dawn Smith, Director of Admissions, or on 207-237-4466

Calling all kids! Join CVA and march in the Opening Ceremonies “Parade of Athletes.” Meet at D’Ellies to get some free CVA schwag at 6:30 p.m. (Parade begins promptly at 7 p.m.)

Open to all: Be part of the action for the Opening Ceremonies: 6:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. on The Beach

Sunday, March 26, 2017 – EVENTS

Meet us on-hill for the Sugarloaf Ski Club BBQ11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.Jean Luce building (on-hill). $10 for a yummy lunch as you sit slopeside for the U.S. Nationals!

Satisfy your sweet tooth and celebrate Maine Maple Sunday with maple syrup samples at the Sugarshack: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Meet World Junior Downhill Champion, CVA Alumnus, Sam Morse '13! Let Sam know how proud of him you are and grab an autograph too. To be held immediately following the awards ceremony at approximately 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sam will be on the Burton Snowboard Deck (above The Bag) - be sure to stop by!

For those of you who may want to take the adventure off-mountain:

Nordic skiing conditions are excellent this year, visit the Sugarloaf Outdoor Center site for more information:

Explore even more of western Maine's legendary terrain with a visit to Maine Huts & Trails. All four backcountry 'huts' are upscale eco-lodges that you'll have to see to believe. While the huts and all 80 miles of multi-use trails are open year round, they serve lunch on Saturdays and Sundays 11:30-1:30 until March 26th. Head into the huts by ski, snowshoe, or fat bike for a backcountry day trip you'll never forget. Call 207-265-2400 to book overnight lodging.

Click here to see a full weekend event schedule. For more info and questions, please contact Sarah Hinman at or call Sarah at 207-237-4471.

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