Nova Scotia 2020 Cross Country Ski Provincials

Hosted by the Halifax Nordic Ski Club                                                                    

Date: February 22-23

Location:  Oakfield Golf and Country Club 


Opens- will close at 10 pm the night before each race.

Register for Provincials


  • All welcome – from novice skiers to seasoned racers
  • Prizes and free entry for children under 12

Saturday, Feb 22: Freestyle (Skate) technique (mass start races in each category begin at 2:00pm)

Sunday, Feb 23: Classic technique (individual starts begin at 10:00am)

Race Distances and Categories

We have a 1.8km loop at OAKFIELD GOLF COURSE.  It is 15-20 feet wide, will be spectator friendly, more parking and we will have access to the clubhouse.

Category Skate races Classic races
 (Feb 22) (Feb 23)
All genders All genders
Citizens 5k (open participation) 5.4 km 5.4 km
Para Nordic (open participation) ~1km + 3.6km ~1km + 3.6km
Special Olympics ~1 k
Under 6 ~1 km ~1 km
Under 8 ~1 km ~1 km
Under 10 ~1.8 km ~ 1.8 km
Under 12 1.8 km 1.8 km
Under 14 5.4 km  5.4 km
Under 16 7.2 km 7.2 km
Under 18 10.8 km 10.8 km
Open (19-34) 14.4 km 14.4 km
Masters (35-59) 10.8 km 10.8 km
Masters (35-59) 14.4 km 14.4 km
Grand Masters (60+) 10.8 km 10.8 km

Children 12 and under: Free registration (but you still need to register in advance)

  • Youth 13-18: $5 per race

Adults (19+): $25/ race or both for $40.

* Same day registration will be available for an extra $10.

All proceeds go to the Halifax Nordic trail grooming fund.

* Due to Nova Scotia’s always uncertain weather and snow conditions, registration will open on Thursday, February 20 at 8 am.

*Skiers who are not members of a CCNS-affiliated club must purchase a 1-day membership  when they register for the races (Under 12: Free, 13-18: $5, 19+: $20). We also encourage you to join one of our clubs – check them out on the CCNS web page:

*Logistics:   Possibly power at Oakfield but best not to assume.

Oakfield Golf & Country Club

6055 Highway #2, Oakfield, Nova Scotia, Enfield, Nova Scotia

Thank you to all of our club sponsors who help us bring groomed cross country ski trails to our members.