DXC SkiSparks 
Youth Carnival

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2022 DXC SkiSparks Youth Carnival


Welcome to the DXCSkiSparks Carnival!


Children ages 14 and under are invited to a special year-end ski celebration sponsored by DXC, Spirit Mountain, and the Minnesota Youth Ski League. Have fun on skis and test your skills through the Fish Scale Frenzy, games, Ski Cross, and terrain park of bumps, rollers and features. Your Passport is your entry ticket to all the activities and fun. If you are already registered in DXC SkiSparks or the CXC Youth Championships races, then pick up your Passport near the lower chalet entrance on the day of the event. 


When: Sunday March 6, from 1 – 3PM.


Where: Spirit Mountain Recreation Area Grand Avenue Nordic Center (Google Maps Link HERE)


Cost: $5 Registration required.  (PLEASE NOTE: If you are already in DXC SkiSparks or the CXC Youth Championships, the Carnival is FREE.)  If you need to pay, please pre-register online for the carnival by clicking HERE.

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: We can really use some help putting on this great, fun event! Volunteer HERE.



Fish Scale Frenzy (1:30 Start Time)

See how fast you can go! Ski with your friends!

The wave start times for the Fish Scale Frenzy are by age groups (age as of December 31).  


Age groups:

Under 14 (Yellow)

Under 12 (Orange)

Under 10 (Purple)

Under 8 (Red)


Please make sure you are outside the fence ready to enter the start area 5 minutes before your age group wave start time.

Wave start times:

1:30 - U14 (Yellow)

1:35 - U12 (Orange)

1:40 - U10 (Purple) 

1:45 - U8 (Red)



Ski Cross, Slalom Course, Obstacle Course (1:00-3:00)

Put your ski skills to the test on a variety of fun and challenging terrain features. Appropriate terrain will be available for all age groups. 


Games and Scavenger Hunt (1:00-3:00)

Follow the clues and explore to find the hidden medallions. 


Food and beverages are available for purchase Spirit Mountain Grand Avenue Chalet.