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Skiathon 2020

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is Skiathon? Skiathon is an annual fellowship event for students and young adults in recovery to get together for the purpose of fellowship, connection, networking and education. During the day, most attendees ski or snowboard together, but Park City is full of awesome attractions too! Recovery meetings, educational workshops, and fellowship events will take place primarily in the evenings to socialize and connect with other attendees.

Why is Skiathon important? Young adults in recovery compromise the largest age group entering recovery. Meanwhile, Collegiate Recovery Programs are gaining traction all over the country. Skiathon is the ONLY nationally reaching event specifically for students to get together, share ideas, and collaborate to grow young adult recovery and break stigma!

Who can attend Skiathon? The event is geared towards college students in recovery. However, the event is also open to addiction professionals, young people in recovery, and anyone that would like to support the efforts of the CRRC.

How do I register for Skiathon? Click the link here or visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/skiathon-2020-tickets-75212619971.

What is included with registration? Registration includes entry to all Skiathon programming as well as breakfast/lunch/dinner. You must designate LODGING or NO LODGING when registering. All proceeds go directly toward event costs.

What are the lodging accommodations? When you register, you must select “lodging included” or “NO lodging”. Professionals, university staff/faculty, or anyone preferring to secure their own lodging is encouraged to utilize the room block at the DoubleTree by Hilton. Mention “CRRC” for our discounted rate. Students and non-professional attendees are encouraged to stay at the Park City Hostel. Rooms include shared queen beds, bunk beds, and twin beds. You may email thecrrc@gmail.com with any roommate requests. Only same gender-identifying attendees will be roomed together.

What if I don’t want to stay in the hostel? Hostel accommodations are reserved for students and young adults in order to keep costs to these attendees low. If you would like to attend the event, you may select General Registration [NO lodging]. We have a room block at the DoubleTree by Hilton. Email us at thecrrc@gmail.com if you need additional information!

What about dietary restrictions, special accommodations, and roommate requests? We will make reasonable effort to accommodate any special needs you may have. We are utilizing the Park City Hostel in order to provide a centralized meeting place in a great location while keeping costs down. This means, some attendees may share a room with friends they just met. If you have a special need, dietary restriction, or room request please email thecrrc@gmail.com. Room requests will be honored on a first-come-first-served basis.

How do I get lift tickets and rent ski/snowboard equipment? Lift tickets may be purchased here. The closest ski gear rental company is White Dog, but there are multiple options to choose from! The CRRC is currently not able to provide discounts for lift tickets or equipment rentals.

Does the CRRC offer discounts of scholarships? Skiathon has been made possible by the generous donations of our sponsors. The registration rates are heavily discounted to make this event as affordable as possible. We cannot provide any additional discounts or scholarships.

What is the mission of CRRC? The Collegiate Recovery Recreation Committee aims to provide recreational opportunities to students and supporters of the collegiate recovery movement through events the promote connection, personal development, and fun.

How can I donate to the CRRC? Skiathon is funded by generous donors with an interest in our mission. If you would like to make sure awesome events like Skiathon continue to happen, please email us at thecrrc@gmail.com to make a tax-deductible contribution. All donors will be recognized publicly via print, social media, and at the event.

See you on the Slopes!

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