The objective of the CXC Junior Cup
events is to encourage young athletes in the U16, U18, and U20 age divisions to enjoy cross country skiing and develop their skills, whether they are new to the sport High School skiers, aspiring junior skier who hope to compete at the top national and international levels, or are somewhere in between.
Qualifying for the Junior National Team
will also be a goal for many CXC Junior Cup athletes, and can be done at CXC Junior Cup Race events that are Junior National Qualifiers (JNQ) where the best four races will be scored. To score points
for the CXC Junior Cup and JNQ ranking lists, you will need a Competitor
or NRL Competitor