Event Calendar

AVSC Community Events Calendar

We are thrilled to welcome back some of our favorite events supporting AVSC athletes and celebrating our community! See below for dates, details and more information!

For the list of AVSC Local Competitions and Events, click here (as of 11/17/23).

Audi FIS Ski World Cup


March 1-3, 2024
Aspen Mountain

Aspen Snowmass will welcome the best international alpine racers as they compete in slalom and giant slalom at the Stifel Aspen Winternational, taking place March 1-3, 2024.

Spider Lives 

Thursday, March 14 
5:30 p.m.
Wheeler Opera House

Spider Lives is a documentary film highlighting the journey into the rich history of ski racing through the story of renowned American racer Spider Sabich. Following the film, Amy Redford will moderate a discussion with Christin Cooper and Mark Taché about Spider’s influence in the ski world.
 

Walk for Wilko
 


March 24, 2024
5:00 pm
Starts at Buttermilk - Ends in Aspen 

Join us on March 24 at 5pm for the Walk for Wilko, a 2.8 mile walk along Wilko's walk home from work.  Starting at Buttermilk, the route follows the paved bike path that Wilko walked each day and ends in Aspen, culminating in an afterparty gathering with food and drink available for purchase. 100% of your ticket purchase will go toward AVSC's Wilko Scholarship. 
 

FIS Spring Series 

FIS Spring Speed Series
March 26 - April 1, 2024
Aspen Highlands 

The last local alpine race series of the 2023-24 winter season will take place March 26 April 1 on the AVSC Stapleton Training Venue. This series will feature Downhill and Super G races and will be packed with action all week long. 4/7 Downhill Training, 4/8-9 Men's and Women's Downhill Race, 4/10 Men's Super G Race, 4/11 Women's Super G Race. Swing by and cheer on our AVSC Alpine athletes. 

 

Past AVSC Events


Nordic Bonfire

Saturday, February 17
Aspen Nordic Center
Nordic Ski and Dinner
5:00 - 8:00 pm

Join the AVSC community and Nordic Team for a fun evening of skiing from station to station with bonfires, delicious food and hot drink along the way.  Ticket sales benefit the AVSC Nordic Team.  
 

ESPN X Games

January 26-28, 2024
Buttermilk 
Slopestyle, Halfpipe, Big Air and more. 

X Games welcomes back fans to Buttermilk for the 23rd consecutive year! AVSC athletes such as Alex Ferreira, Hanna Faulhaber, Jake Canter and Cassidy Jarrell will be representing our club on their home turf.

 

Owl Creek Chase

Saturday, January 21
Snowmass to Aspen
8:00 am

‚ÄčThe Owl Creek Chase is a Nordic ski race that begins at the Snowmass Cross Country Center, takes racers through Owl Creek Nordic track, through West Buttermilk, Tiehack and ends at the Aspen Cross Country Center.
 

AVSC Wintersköl Rail Jam

Friday, January 12
Aspen CO
5:00 - 7:00 pm

Join the AVSC snowboard and ski freestyle community for the AVSC Wintersköl Rail Jam kick off the Wintersköl celebration! Practice and registation will be open from 4-5 and the event will take place from 5-7. $20 entry fee (in person on site registration). All ages welcome. Helmet Required.
   


Audi Ajax Cup 



Saturday, December 30, 2023
Aspen Mountain
Race and Après Party
9:00 am – 6:00 pm
 

The Audi Ajax Cup is a dual GS race in Aspen in which sixteen teams of six go head-to-head until one team is named the winner and awarded the famed Gorsuch Cup. This event directly benefits AVSC athletes. 
 

 

AVSC x Sushi

 
AVSC Sushi Nights
Sept 27, Oct 4, Oct 18
Kenichi Snowmass, Izakaya Carbondale, Kenichi Aspen

Join us for a night of sushi and supporting AVSC and our community. With a $20 donation to AVSC, you will receive half off your bill! This year, we are hosting three AVSC Sushi nights, September 27 at Kenichi Snowmass, October 4 at Izakaya Carbondale and October 18 at Kenichi Aspen. 
 

 

Five Trees Run

October 11, 2023 
AVSC Clubhouse 

Each fall, AVSC athletes, staff and families race to the top of the Five Trees Lift from the AVSC Clubhouse to celebrate the kick-off to winter. 
 
 

AVSC Sports Swap

 
AVSC Sports Swap
October 7, 2023
Willits Town Center
9 AM- 1 PM

AVSC's community Sports Swap is back, on October 7th in Willits Town Center. The Swap will feature local vendors and individuals, and will be the perfect opportunity to stock up on all the gear you from hiking biking and fishing to skiing, snowboarding and nordic skiing. 
 
 

 
 

Ducky Derby

 
Rotarty Club Ducky Derby
August 5, 2023
Rio Grande Park

We are excited to give AVSC athletes the opportunity to raise funds to offset their program fees by selling ducks for the 31st annual Ducky Derby! Click the link to below to learn more or email ezeis@teamavsc.org to set up your fundraising page! Join the fun and watch the ducks cross the finish line on Saturday August 5! 
 

 
 

4th of July BBQ

 
AVSC 4th of July BBQ
July 4, 2023
Koch Park
12-3 PM

We are so excited to bring back on of our favorite community events, the AVSC 4th of July BBQ. Join us for a day of games, activities, burgers from Ajax Tavern, beer, wine and specialty frozen drinks, live music and more. Immediately following the 4th of July parade, we will gather in Koch Park (on the corner of Garmisch and Cooper) for a fun afternoon celebrating our country and community! 
 
 

 

NEPSA Photo + Short Film Contest

NEPSA Photo and Sort Film Contest
March 23, 2023
Wheeler Opera House  

Calling all AVSC content creators! From photographers, to film makers to lovers of art! Aspen's favorite photo and film contest, The NEPSAs are back. Aspen Snowmass' long time photo and film contest is the perfect community gathering to celebrate the talented creators in this valley. Click the link below if you want to submit a photo or short film, or if you want to attend the event!  

 
 

AVSC X Matchstick Productions 

 
Anywhere From Here Movie Premiere
October 10, 2022
Wheeler Opera House, Aspen
6:30 Doors. 7:00 Showtime

Matschstick Productions is back with another ski movie! Your Tickets to the Anywhere From Here Aspen Premiere on Monday, October 10 will help benefit the Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club! Get your tickets today, at the link below!
 
 

 
 

Ride With George

  AVSC Ride with George
July 18, 2022
 Aspen to Ruedi Reservoir 
7 am - 1pm

Ride with George Hincapie is back! George is an American Road Bike Racer with top results in world renowned races such as the Tour de France. The Little Nell's Ride with George (supporting AVSC) will begin at 7:00 am from The Little Nell and lead riders up to Ruedi Reservoir above Basalt. Your ticket includes morning coffee, a guided ride to Ruedi, lunch on the Ajax Tavern patio including a glass of wine after the ride and supports the Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club! 
 

 

AVSC Alumni + National Council Race and Après

March 12, 2022
2:00 pm Race / 3:30 - 5:00 pm Après
Aspen Highlands 

AVSC is excited to bring our community of alumni and donors together for a fun day of racing and celebrating our organization and community. The Race portion of the day will begin at 2:00 pm and each competitor will get two runs. Immediately following the race, competitors, spectators and community members will be able to gather outdoors at the base of Aspen Highlands for drinks + food provided by Slow Groovin' BBQ. 
 

2022 Winter Olympics 

February 4 - 20, 2022
Beijing, China

AVSC is proud to have a number of Roaring Fork Valley local athletes competing in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. From longtime RFV natives like Hailey Swirbul (Nordic), Alex Ferreira (Halfpipe) and Hanna Faulhaber (Halfpipe) to athletes that spent a season or two honing their skills with our world class coaches, Bella Wright (Alpine. Hagen Kearney (Boarder Cross), Jon Sallinen (Halfpipe), Chris Corning (Snowboard Halfpipe) and more!
 

Olympic Send Off 

Wednesday, January 26
Aspen Gondola Plaza
Ceremony for AVSC Olympic Athletes
4:00 pm  

On Wednesday, January 26 please join AVSC and Aspen Snowmass as we bid farwell and good luck to our hometown heros, Alex Ferreira, Hanna Faulhaber, as they set out for the world stage in the 2022 Beijing Olympics.