Who Can Join

 

Training and racing is geared toward members aged 7-18.  No prior racing experience is necessary, but all members must be comfortable skiing all terrain at Wisp Resort.

Who We Are


The Deep Creek Winter Sports Team (DCWST) is a parent-run, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the development of young athletes in the winter sports of alpine ski racing and snowboarding. 

 


For prospective member families, the site will provide answers to many of the questions you may have about our team – including perhaps the most important:  “Why do all those kids in the DCWST jackets I see in the lift lines each weekend have such big smiles on their faces?”  Now you will know!  For any questions the site does not answer, prospective member families are invited to use the Contact page (HERE) and send us your questions directly.

As we proceed through the 2017 - 2018 season I would like to thank all of our parents and board members who have worked to create an opportunity for kids to train and compete at Wisp Resort.  To our new members, please keep in mind that the Deep Creek Winter Sports Team is a non-profit, parent-run organization.  We rely heavily on parent support.  Snowboarding and skiing are lifelong sports we all can enjoy, and being part of the team is a family affair!

We are always open to suggestions.  If at any time you have questions, concerns or comments regarding the team, please feel free to contact us  using the Contact page (
HERE). 

 Enjoy the site, and think SNOW!

Important Note from Director Derek Berger Regarding Equipment

Click HERE


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Click HERE for Latest
DCWST Cup Standings


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DCWST is pleased to announce a comprehensive
Strategic Planning Initiative


Please review the summary materials available HERE and HERE. 


We welcome your thoughts and will appreciate any assistance you can provide -- and there are many ways to help -- in implementing our exciting plans for the team.


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2017-2018 USSA Equipment Rules
Click
HERE


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PARENTS -- GATEKEEPING IS A GREAT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY.  IT'S THE "MOST IMPORTANT JOB ON THE HILL" AND IT PROVIDES THE BEST VIEW ON THE HILL.  GET STARTED BY WATCHING THIS SHORT TRAINING VIDEO.





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Important Dates




12/26-29/17
Holiday Week Mini Camp


12/26/17

​New Member Tryouts, 1:00 p.m.

12/26/17

Parent Orientation, 1:30 p.m.


12/27/17

Athletes' Roundtable, Noon


12/28/17

"Start Gate" Party
at The Greene Turtle, McHenry

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.


1/21/18

The Grenier Law Goup GS Race at Wisp


2/4/18

Taylor Made Vacations & Sales USSA SL Race at Wisp


3/10-11/18

Deep Creek Lodging MD Governor's Cup at Wisp


3/10/18

DCWST Banquet

The Schedule

 

On-snow training generally is available in early December, followed by a Holiday Mini-Camp in late December and then weekly training and racing through early March.
(Weather and conditions permitting.)

Announcements


For our returning member families, the site provides team information, including training and event schedules; team and community announcements; and team photos and videos.  We also have a “gear swap” page that provides all of us another outfitting option for our growing racers and riders. 

Privileges of MembershiP

 

Our members -- children and parents alike -- enjoy the camaraderie and support of a group focused on making the most of every winter.

President's Message

We are looking forward to another exciting season of ski / snowboard training and racing at Wisp Resort.  We are pleased to provide this website as an effective way to communicate and provide information to our current members and prospective members.