North American Snowshoe Championship

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Friday, March 3, 2017 - 7:00pm
North American Snowshoe Championship

March 3 at 19:00, amateurs and elites gather on the Pentathlon site to participate to the WSSF North-American Snowshoe Championships. Catch the spirit and snowshoe under the stars on historical Plains of Abraham, downtown Quebec City.

Elites will try to become WSSF North-American Champion while most will participate just for the fun of racing at night on an incredible site overlooking the St-Lawrence River.


5 km: Accessible !

The 5 km is accessible to anyone, even if you are a beginner. The distance serves as North-American Championships for the juniors. Medals will also be awarded by age groups. 

  • 5 km : 3 laps of 1,67 km 


10 km: The Classic !

The 10 km is the Classic Snowshoe race of the Pentathlon des neiges, the world’s biggest winter multisports event. A spectacular 2,5 km race course is prepared and manicured especially for the event. The overall standing serves as North American Snowshoe Championships. 2700$ in prize money will be awarded. Medals will also be awarded by age groups.

  • 10 km : 4 laps of 2,5 km 


Regular registration

  Up to November 17

Up to January 12

Up to February 9

Snowshoe challenge - 5 km $35 $45 $55
Snowshoe challenge - 10 km $45 $55 $65

Special offer

Register to many different events and save up to 15%:

  • 2 events: 5%
  • 3 events: 10%
  • 4 or more events: 15%  

Check the complete list of competitions and the rates

Please note that the following items are excluded:

  • Corporate challenge
  • Corporate name fee
  • Triathlon Québec one day sanction fee
  • MS1 registration fee

About your registration fee:

  • Taxes are included;
  • MS1 registration fees will be added at time of payment;
  • Registration closes on February 9th.

Your registration includes:

  • Your race entry fee including feed zone during the race;
  • A souvenir gift for each participant;
  • Medals for top three finishers of each age category;
  • An exceptional rate for rooms at the Hôtel Château Laurier Québec.
Women 16-19 Men 16-19
Women 20-29 Men 20-29
Women 30-39 Men 30-39
Women 40-49 Men 40-49
Women 50-59 Men 50-59
Women 60-69 Men 60-69
Women 70 or + Men 70 or +


  • Age is determined on December 31st of the year of the competition.
Snowshoe1,67 km3 or 4

* Round off to the tenth of a km

North american snowshoe Championship - 10 km 

Bursaries will be given to both first three men and women of the North american snowshoe Championship - 10 km only.

The bursaries amount need to be confirmed.