Over the past several years, this highly successful and fun series of races brought skiers from all over Southern Ontario to experience a variety of different clubs and several different racing events. One of the magic elements of this series is ‘keeping it simple to keep it fun’! This is a race series that permits only NF-paraffin ski waxes … and none of the super high end, expensive fluoro waxes. That’s how we keep it simple to keep it fun!
This race series is coordinated by the Southern Ontario District for all athletes and is intended to provide athletes with opportunities to race at local events (within a 1-2 hour drive) to gain experience on a variety of trails and event types. The race series is specifically targeted at athletes between the ages of 8 to 14 so they can see what racing is all about, however we encourage athletes of all ages and experience to come on out and enjoy! Right now we have races that serve athletes of all ages from 5 to 85.
As a participant in the race series you have the opportunity to earn points that at the end of the year are totaled for awards and prizes, and the opportunity to become part of the SOD Race Team.
2021-221 Paraffin Series Races
Congratulations to all our 2021-2022 Paraffin Series Athletes!
The season has come to a close and the overall results are now available.
A huge thank you to the organizing teams for each of the events. Your hard work and dedication is inspiring!
Thank you to everyone who organized, participated, spectated, waxed skis, drove athletes, and anything else that helped get them to the start line. We hope to see you all next winter!
The nominations for the 2022-2023 SOD Team have been published and you can find them on the SOD Team page here: SOD Team Page
Clarifying Note Regarding Nordiq Canada Racing Licences
A Nordiq Canada (NC) race licence is not necessary, nor is it used to seed racers at SOD Paraffin races.
For other races that are sanctioned by NC and XCSO, such as Ontario Winter Games, Ontario Cups, and Ontario Youth Championships (OYC) then it is possibly advantageous to have a licence so that you are given a proper start position (seed). Seeding generally becomes more important in mass start events. Using a points system is an equitable way to place racers in a mass start order.
A cheaper development licence is available for skiers born in 2006 or after who wish to compete in Tier 1 or Tier II Nationally Sanctioned Points Competitions for $25. For other age categories it is 55$