Q: How do I register?
A: You can register online in three ways:
Join a Team-- If you are joining an existing team that a friend started, you can first search for the team, join, then register. You may donate at this time. 
Start a Team-- If you plan to captain a new (or new to 2023) team and are ready to get the wheels rolling, first create your team and register. You may donate at this time.  Then begin recuiting team members and fundraising. You may also re-create a past team. 
Join as an Individual-- If you are signing up on your own without any team affiliation.  Register and you may donate at this time. 
Q: What are the costs involved?
A: This year each skier ages 5 and older will pay a registration fee.  This fee helps cover event related expenses and cost of ALS Pinnie. All registered participants will receive an ALS Pinnie to help create awareness on the slopes.
Register EARLY to SAVE and get a head start on your fundraising! 
Registration Fee Schedule:
-January 1-31st: $25 EARLY BIRD
-February 1-March 25th: $40 ages 16 and over
-Jr. participant (ages 7-15)-$30
-March 25th-Day of-$50
Q: Do I have to fundraise, Fundraising Bundles?
A: The ALS Association encourages that each participant raise a minimum dollar amount, in addition to the registration fee. There are 4 different "Fundraising Bundle" tiers of incentive levels for those that are participating in Ski to Defeat ALS. The 4 tiers are as follows:

  • Bunny Hill Bundle - Raise $250 per skier participant: This Bundle package includes: An ALS Pinnie and ALS gloves
  • Green Slope Bundle - Raise $750 per skier participant: This Bundle package includes: An Eldora Mountain Lift Ticket, ALS Pinnie
  • Blue Diamond Bundle- Raise $2,500 per skier participant: This Bundle package includes: An Eldora Mountain LIft Ticket, ALS Pinnie, ALS Ski Socks, $25 slope-side food/drink credit
  • Black Diamond Bundle - Raise $5,000 per skier participant: The Bundle package includes: An Eldora Mountain Lift Ticket, ALS Pinnie, ALS Ski Socks, $50 Dinner Gift Certificate, and $100 slope-side food/drink credit. 
You have until March 25th to Snag your Bundle! 

If a participant is unable to reach fundraising bundle for lift ticket, cost will be $99. Purchase online in advance for $99 at Eldora.  For the best price and to assure availability we strongly encourage you to purchase day pass lift tickets and rentals online in advance.

For our participants living with ALS, the registration fee & fundraising minimum is different. Those living with ALS will NOT have to pay a registration fee and fundraising minimumHowever, there are only 5 spots available for those living with ALS, so sign up as soon as you can! We do encourage your team members to raise funds to help in the fight to defeat ALS.

If you are a first time fundraiser, or are interested in learning more, check out our Fundraising Tips and Tools. Our staff is another resource for you and we will be here for you at every step of the way! Don’t hesitate to reach out and we can come up with a fundraising plan together!
Q: My friends might start a team, can I register as an individual now and switch to their team later?
A: Of course! We can easily move you onto a team if you choose.  Just give us a call at 303-832-2322 or send Tami an email at
Q: Do I have to join a team?
A: Nope. You can participate as an individual – or on a team!  Whatever works best for you.

Event Logistics:

Q: Is there a deadline for online registration? If so, will there be Event Day registration?
A: There is not a deadline for registration but the earlier you sign up the more you will SAVE and more time you have for fundraising! See the Registration Fee Schedule listed above.
Q: What is Ski to Defeat ALS?
A: Ski to Defeat ALS is a day for you and your family to get on the mountain to celebrate your loved one with ALS, by skiing together or in their memory while also raising funds and awareness to defeat ALS for good!

Fundraising and Financial Questions:

Q: My Company is interested in being a Corporate Sponsor for this event, who should I contact?
A: Please contact Pam Rush-Negri, The ALS Association Rocky Mountain Chapter's CEO at or by phone at (303) 832-2322.
Q: What is the deductibility of my donors' contribution?
A: The ALS Association is an IRS recognized 501(c)(3) charitable organization. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by the law.
Q: What is the Ski to Defeat ALS Tax ID?
A: We will be using the Tax ID for The ALS Association Rocky Mountain Chapter, which is 84-1337868
Q: How do I turn in donations made by cash or check?
A: Please contact the ALS events team for a Donation form and include it to ensure we give your team full credit for your fundraising efforts. You can mail your donations to the Rocky Mountain Chapter office:
The ALS Association Rocky Mountain Chapter
Attn: Ski to Defeat ALS
10855 Dover St., Ste. 500
Westminster, CO 80021
Q: Is it safe to mail cash?
A: It is not safe to mail cash. To turn in cash, please contact The Rocky Mountain Chapter office to schedule an appointment to drop-off the donation. If you would prefer to convert it to a check to mail to the office, please include the donation form so that we can mail acknowledgment letters to your supporters.
Q: What if my donors need a receipt?
A: All people who make an online donation via our website will receive an email confirmation that can be used for tax purposes. Those who send checks valued $50 or more will receive a thank you letter by mail that can be used for tax purposes. If you have a donor who needs a receipt, please let us know and we will be happy to provide one.
Q: What are matching gifts and do they count?
A: Employer matching gifts are a great way to double your fundraising. Many companies will match the charitable gift made to a non-profit organization by an employee, often dollar for dollar, thereby doubling the amount of money the organization will receive. To see if your company has a matching gift policy, please click here.
Q:What steps should I take to make a matching gift?
A: There are a few easy steps to take:
  1. Check with your human resources or payroll department to see if your company sponsors a matching gift program.
  2. Make a gift online or by mail. 
  3. Fill out the donor portion of the matching gift form you can obtain from your company.
  4. Mail the form.

Your Personal Page:

Q: What is a Personal Page?
A: Your Personal Page is an online promotional tool to use when asking your friends and family to join your team or make a donation. Once you're registered, a personal page is automatically created for you. You can customize this page with photos and your personal story by logging into your Participant Center. Our staff is here to help you every step of the way.
Q: How do I login to my Personal Page?
A: To login to your personal page, you will enter your username and password into the Participant Center Login Area at the top right of the website. If you participated in other events such as the Walk to Defeat ALS use the same user name and password.  Once you’ve entered your username and password, you will be taken to the homepage of your Participant Center.
Q: What if I forget my username or password?
A: If you do not remember your password, the link under the login area will help you reset your password – or you can always give us a call!
Q: Do I have to change my Personal Page?
A: You don't have to, but we know from experience that the participant’s personal touch makes the page more compelling to prospective donors. Be creative and have fun with it. Please know we are here to help you do this.
Q: How do I change my personal fundraising goal?
A: Login to your Participant Center. At the top of that page, you'll see your current goal and a link to change it directly below it. Or you can contact us and we can do it for you.
Q: How can I see who has donated on my behalf?
A: Login to your Participant Center. Click the Progress tab at the top of the page, then scroll down to view your donor list. You can also download a list of your supporters from this page.
Q: How can I see who is on my team?
A: Login to your Participant Center, then click on “View Team Roster” from the navigation on the right side of the page.

Additional Questions:

Please reach out to:

Tami Anderson at (303) 832-2322 or