Virtual Birkie Questions and Answers

Results

How do I submit Virtual Birkie results?

What application or device do I use to upload my results?

  • Raceroster only allows you to manually insert your results. You can also upload a photo of your results in .jpg, png, gif with a maximum size of 2mb.

What if my application or device stopped while I was completing the distance?

  • We are so sorry this happened to you. Please submit an estimate of your times and the distance you completed.

Where are the 2023 ‘Most KM Skied’ Group Results?

  • Go to the birkie event page and look for teams in the results 
    • A link to the result will be posted as soon as results have been submitted

How do I view my Virtual Birkie results?

Why don’t I see my results?

  • Results are sorted by category so you need to choose one (55, 31, 13, 8, 4 km or ‘other distance’) so that you show in results with everyone else doing that distance

I signed up for 13 km, but I am not quite ready yet and like to do 8 km. How can I change my chosen distance?

  • Sign in to raceroster
  • Copy in this url https://raceroster.com/dashboard/participants
  • You will arrive at your event dashboard as shown below 
  • Click the word “Transfer” next to “Registration” Details
  • Click “Transfer to new sub-event”
  • Choose your new distance from drop down menu
  • Click green button to start transfer

Bibs and certificates

Where do I get my bib?

  • We will post the bib here a few days before the start  of the virtual canadian birkie 
  • Download and print the bib from here
  • Fill in your information and pin it proudly to the front of your body
  • Send in photos of you in your bib for the photo contest!
  • Use your bib number when you upload your results

How do I find my bib number?

  • Bib numbers will be assigned are automatically assigned closer to the event.
  • Look up your virtual bib number on the Confirmation List. Submit your last name and press enter. Your chosen event will be shown and your bib number.

When do I get my Official Finisher Certificate?

  • Once you have completed your challenge your Finisher certificate will be on display on your Individual results page. 

 

Selecting my Virtual Distance

Do I have to complete the whole distance in one day?

  • The in-person Canadian Birkie Ski Event skiers complete the registered distance in one day. The Virtual Birkie mirrors the original Birkie as much as possible and as such the same rules apply.

 

Registering a Virtual ‘Most KM Skied’ Group

How do I register as a team?

The first person that registers creates a team name when registering. This person can decide to register all members of the team or other participants can join the team when they register

Do we all have to ski the same distance?

  • No

Do we have to ski on the same day?

  • No. You can each check your weather forecast and pick the day that works best for you, so long as it is during the event

What do I enter for the number of kilometres I will ski for my team under the Most Kilometres Group section?

  • Enter only the distance that you are signed up for

What is the minimum number of people per team for the Most KM Group?

  • One person – you can enter multiple times

 

Prizes Photo Contest

How do I win prizes?

  • You need to post or send a photo to be eligible to win prizes (see more information below).

What is the deadline to post/send my picture for the contest?

  • You can post or send your picture in until the day after the event at 9 a.m.

How can I upload or post my picture for the contest?

What if my phone or camera battery died on me and I could not take a picture? Can I still participate in the contest?

  • We are sorry; you can only participate in this contest by posting or emailing a picture.

 

Last Updated: November 24, 2023 – 9.33am – dm