Sports

 

The location of campus close to Mt. Bachelor and the Three Sisters Wilderness provides a world-renowned setting for students to participate in skiing and biking.

OSU-Cascades partners with Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation (MBSEF) to provide intercollegiate club sports to our students.

Students compete in ski racing, Nordic events, cyclocross and mountain biking. No previous competition experience is required.

The snow sport club teams compete in the Northwest Conference of the United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association (USCSA NWC), the sports federation for collegiate team ski racing and snowboarding.

USCSA NWC participating colleges include University of Washington, Washington State University, University of Idaho, University of Oregon, University of British Columbia and University of Puget Sound, Whitman College and Oregon State University – Cascades.  USCANWC has produced team and individual national champions. 

Cycling sports compete in the Northwest Collegiate Cycling Conference, with USA Cycling as the sanctioning organization.

To be eligible you must be a enrolled as an OSU-Cascades student and be in good academic standing.


Alpine Skiing

Train with MBSEF’s PSIA certified coaches and compete in the NWCSC conference against other school’s club ski teams. No previous ski racing experience is required, but if you’ve raced before there’s stiff competition and low pressure at the conference races. 


Nordic Skiing

OSU-Cascades club sports in partnership with MBSEF will be hosting its first Nordic event this year. The Nordic skiing club team will compete in the Northwest Conference of the United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association, the sports federation for collegiate team ski racing and snowboarding.

If you are interested in the Nordic skiing please contact Club Sports advisor Matt Johnson. Weekday training is at 3:15 p.m. at MBSEF office and weekend training is up at Mt. Bachelor.


Mountain Biking

Known for its exceptional trails and community, experience the area’s finest terrain by getting involved with the mt. biking team. Competitions are currently being held.


Cyclocross

The season is almost here! Bend is nationally recognized as one the top places to ride as evidenced by hosting the 2009 and 2010 USA Cyclocross Nationals. Cycling sports will compete in the Northwest Collegiate Cycling Conference, with USA Cycling as the sanctioning organization.


Where do I sign up?

To learn more about club sports and to enroll, email sports@osucascades.edu

Advisors
Bruce Petersen, Club Sports Advisor
Matt Johnson, Faculty Advisor

Fall 2014 Calendar

Nordic Skiers

If you are interested in Nordic skiing please contact Club Sports advisor Matt Johnson. Weekday training is at 3:15 p.m. at MBSEF office and weekend training is up at Mt. Bachelor.


Informational Meetings

What: An information meeting about Club Sports and upcoming events

When: Mondays at 4 p.m.

Where: Cascades Hall - Atrium


Mountain Bike Rides are happening!

Contact Carson Galbreath to meet up with us.