How to Join

WANT TO SKI RACE WITH THE EASTSIDE HIGH SCHOOLS SKI TEAM?

“Are you a skier?” If so, the Eastside High Schools Ski Race Team is a great opportunity to improve your skiing, enjoy spending time with other like-minded student athletes, and promote responsibility, discipline, and dedication to your team. High school students from Cleveland, Grant, Franklin, McDaniel, Benson, and other high schools or private schools on the east side of Portland are eligible to ski on the club team. The program is a ski racing team, is open to intermediate and above skiers, and has a strong tradition of supporting every member regardless of competitive placement. 8th Graders are welcome too!

Contacts and More Information: If you and your student are interested in learning about the team, please attend one of our informational/registration meetings, or contact Coach Randy Hewitt at grantskiraceteam@gmail.com or Parent Director Sharon Johnson at eastpdxskiteam@gmail.com .

2022-2023 Eastside High Schools Ski Race Team Informational Meetings

To be added to our email list and for more team information - fill out this Google Form:

  • Ski Team Future Contact List - Ski Season 2022/2023

  • Informational Meetings will be held in the high schools in September / October 2022.

  • All meetings are open to new and returning racers.

  • Registration will be open in September 2022 and will be complete by mid-November, 2022.

When it's time to join the team, you'll need to do several things:

  • Register for the Oregon Interscholastic Ski Racing Association (OISRA) online here and pay the OISRA registration fee ($90) and complete the OISRA FERPA Parental Consent to Release Educational Records.

  • Pay the team registration fee - $325.00.

  • Provide contact information for you and your parents.

  • Complete liability waivers for Ski Bowl and Mt. Hood Meadows (signed by both a racer and a parent).

  • Parents fill out a Portland Public Schools forms:

    • Volunteer form and provide auto insurance and drivers license information.

    • Criminal background check

    • Athletic physical on file with the school

    • COVID-19 Vaccination card on file with FamilyId Portal

      • Racers do not have to be vaccinated to be on the team, but will need to show proof of vaccination to be on the training bus or use the team's carpool system.

  • Purchase seasons passes for Mt. Hood Meadows and Ski Bowl (purchase before Nov. 1 for the early season rates).

Typically, the deadline for filling out all the needed paperwork and paying the fees is October 31. All needed forms and instructions on how to complete them will be provided by the team.