Saturday January 28th, 2023

Nine Mile Forest Recreation Area
8704 Redbud Rd.
Wausau, WI 54401

Early Packet Pickup is available at nine mile Friday from 5:00 - 6:00 pm.

2023  Nordic Event CANCELED due to snow conditions

Athlete Custom Shirt Order Link

Places to Stay

Printable Registration Form

Athlete Information:

Packet Pick Up & Bibs Starting at 8:00 am at Nine Mile and running all day long Saturday.

Entry Fees & Deadlines:

Race Mail/Fax by 1/15/23 Online Until 1/15/23  After 1/15/23  On-Site
4K M.S. (Age 9-13) $15 $13 $22 $32
7K H.S. (Age 13-19) $15 $13 $22 $32
10K (Age 13+) $27 $25 $40 $65
21K (Age 13+) $37 $35 $55 $75
43K (Age 18+) $47 $45 $65 $95
1-2K (Age 9 & Under) Free!      
Adaptive Events $15 $13 $22 $32

ANY race changes the day of events will be charged the difference between race fees plus a $5.00 change fee

All athletes MUST sign the Badger State Games Athlete Waiver online during registration or on the printable registration forms at check-in. (Waivers are attached to the registration forms)

(Age determined as of first day of event)

Youth/High School Team:
9 & Under (1k or 2k) | Ages 9-11 (4K) | Ages 12-13 (4k)
Ages 13-16 (7K) High School  |  Ages 17-19 (7K) High School

Adult Races:
Ages 29 & Under | Ages 30-39 | Ages 40-49
Ages 50-59  |  Ages 60-69  |  Ages 70 & Over

Adaptive Divisions:
1K Adaptive
We are including adaptive races to the Nordic Skiing event. For more information and details please read: ADAPTIVE RULES

USSA rules apply. For a complete set of rules, see the Games Nordic Skiing Rules.
Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, and Michigan Upper Peninsula residents are eligible to compete in the Nordic events.

Freestyle and Classic races.
Chip timed racing events.
All races are a single loop on moderate rolling terrain appropriate for all ability levels
(except the 43k Freestyle which will be 2 loops over a 21.5k/20k course).
Course groomed with a minimum of two lanes for Classical events; single track and skating area for Freestyle events.
Average course width is 16 feet.
Fluids available on course. Food and electrolytes available on course for the 43k freestyle.


9:00am          7k Classic Boys

9:05am          7k Classic Girls

9:15am          4k Classic All

9:30am         10k Classic All

9:45am          21-43k Classic

10:15am       43k "A" Freestyle

10:25am       43k "B" Freestyle

10:45am       21k Freestyle

11:00am       1k Adaptive

12:45pm       7k Freestyle Boys

12:50pm       7k Freestyle Girls  

1:15pm         4k Freestyle

1:30pm         3k Adaptive

1:40pm        10k Freestyle

1:50pm         1-2k Kids

Nine Mile County Forest Ski Trails:  Map

Spectator Information:
For those that want to cheer on our athletes and to see them bring home the gold here are a few tips:

Best place to view the event & how much you can see: You can see the start and finish of each race and halfway of the longer race (43K).
Seating Available or bring your own chairs: No seating available bring your own chairs. There is seating inside the heated chalet.
Admission Fee: No admission fee.
Concessions: Will be available
Carry-ins allowed (food &/or drink):
Are Signs or Noise makers allowed: Bells are encouraged.
Other Information: Age determined as of first day of event.

Any cancelations or refunds will be charged a $5 service fee.


Sport Specific Questions: Contact Event Director: John Burke. Phone 715-218-7883  
Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact the Badger State Games office at 715-355-8788 or


Wausau Nordic Ski Club
USSA (US Ski and Snowboard Association)
USCSA (US Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association)
American Birkebeiner



2020 Results 
2019 Event was Cancelled due to weather
2018 Results:
2017 Results:
2016 Event was Cancelled due to weather.
2015 Results

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