HEAD Downhill

HEAD Downhill

  • Skiing/Riding Event
    Skiing/Riding Event
  • January 24, 2021
    January 24, 2021


All of our Homecoming weekend events are leading up to the BIG event. The one you've been asking for... THE HEAD DOWNHILL. Mark your calendars for this premiere northern Michigan racing event on Sunday, January 24, 2021!

This World Cup-style race is open to everyone with different age-classes on each course, along with awards in all classes of male and female divisions. Whether you come as a racer or a spectator, this exciting event offers plenty to entertain including tailgating, special events, and an awards party that brings the competition's excitement to an action-packed finish.

  • When: Sunday, January 24 
    Juniors: Juniors will race down Little John starting at 10am
    Adults: Adults will race down North Challenger starting at 12pm
    Cost: Age Classes: $35 | Open Class (qualify for cash payout): $50

    On-Site Registration: It's highly recommended that you register in advance. Stay tuned for details on in-person registration and bib and t-shirt pick up. 

    HEAD Downhill Race Route

  • Little John: 5 & under | 6&7 | 8&9 | 10&11 | 12&13 | 50-59 | 60+

    Challenger: 14-18 | 19-29 | 30-39 | 40-49 | 50+ | Open Class (eligible for cash payout)

  • Join us directly following the race for the award ceremony behind Zoo Bar.

    All participants will receive this year's exclusive Boyne Highlands HEAD Downhill race t-shirt. In addition, there will be a raffle of prizes valued up to $4k, with prizes provided by HEAD and Boyne Country Sports. 

    Open Class Cash Payout: Racers participating in the open class division of the HEAD Downhill will have the opportunity to win a cash payout. 

    Location: Prizes will be awarded directly after the race at the base of Challenger.

    Food: Stay tuned for details on food information for racing participants.