Trips and Events

Homecoming parade skier

Homecoming Parade

Friday Oct. 4, 6:30pm

The University of Minnesota Homecoming Parade will take place on Friday, October 4, 2019. It begins at 6:30 pm and runs down University Avenue SE from 12th Avenue SE to Walnut Street. Members and alumni of the Nordic Ski Team will rollerski and walk in the parade in order to promote the team and school spirit, and participate in one of the oldest traditions at the U.


Volunteer Events


Members of the team participate in volunteer events throughout the fall and spring semesters. Events often include volunteering at the City of Lakes Loppet and Salomon City Trails Loppet, and other Loppet Foundation Events.

Bridge Panel

Paint the Bridge

Thursday Sep. 26 - Friday Sep. 27

Paint the Bridge is an annual event hosted by Student Unions & Activities where student groups paint panels on the interior of the Washington Avenue Bridge between the East and West Bank campuses of the University of Minnesota. Each fall, Nordic Ski Team members paint a panel to promote the team.

goofy group

Team Banquet

Late April, date TBA

The team comes together on campus at the end of April to celebrate the season and school year.  The team banquet includes food, awards, a slide show, a season recap, and the presentation of the new officer board. More information to come in the spring semester.

UMN Nordic Ski Team Trip

Team Trip

Monday Jan. 13 - Friday Jan. 17

Every year, the Nordic Ski Team takes a week-long ski trip to the American Birkebeiner Trailhead in Cable, WI.  This year's Team Trip will take place January 13-17, 2019.

More information to come.