2020-2021 ABSF Membership Year Runs from April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021
THE TOP TEN REASONS TO JOIN ABSF AND BECOME A BIRKIE MEMBER!

Become an ABSF Member!

1. Support the Mission of the American Birkebeiner:

  • To promote and conduct the finest international cross-country ski competition and healthy active outdoor lifestyle events
  • To serve as good stewards of the American Birkebeiner Trail
  • To support healthy and active lifestyles among people of all ages and abilities

2. Get Exclusive Email Updates from Ben Popp:

The members-only “Ben’s Insider Scoop” is a monthly email with Ben Popp, ABSF Executive Director, it will be emailed to you directly.

3. Park at the Birkie or Korte Start:

Get first chance, and for only a $200 donation… before these limited spots are made available to non-members, who donate $225 (and only if space permitting).

4. Get your own personalized Birkie, Korte or Prince Haakon race bib with your name printed on it:

Renew or become a 2020-2021 ABSF Member and register for your ski race from April 1- April 7, 2020 and if you want, your first and last name will be on your race day bib!

5. Receive a hard copy of the 2021 Birch Scroll magazine. 

This limited edition printing will only be sent to ABSF Members.

6. Vote or, run for the Board of  Directors and attend the Annual Meeting of the Birkie as a voting member:

Run for the ABSF board so that you can contribute your ideas, passion, and vision and be part of the energy that drives the Birkie! At the ABSF Annual Meeting on August 8th in the Great Hall, American Birkebeiner Trailhead, hear from the Birkie board about future plans for the ABSF, and enjoy a great time with fellow Birkie members!

7. Get EXCLUSIVE discounts when you shop during 2 “Members Only” sales online:

Save 25% on all regularly priced merchandise at the first Member Only Sale,  which includes a wide range of family and tech apparel, gifts and more! Member Only Sales run July 16-20, 2020 and also November 5-9, 2020.

8. Official Membership Swag:  The ABSF Guardian and Leadership Levels include Birkie Banner ($15 value) Business Guardian and Leadership Levels include Birkie  Poster ($20 value) .

Compliments of the Birkie! Show your support and that you are Member of the Birkie with exclusive Members Only Birkie Banner. Hang your Banner at (or, in) your home, cabin, wax room, on Birkie or, all days!

9. FREE All Access Birkie Trail Ski Pass: ($90 value) or, Birkie Trail Ski Pass ($50 value) for ABSF Leadership Level or, ABSF Guardian Level membership respectively.

ABSF Leadership Level members get FREE All Access Birkie Ski Trail Pass which includes; early season skiing, artificial snow loops and the Regular Season Birkie Trail Ski Pass.
The All Access Birkie Trail Ski Pass runs from November 15, 2020 – March 31, 2021.

ABSF Guardian Level members get FREE Regular Season Birkie Trail Ski Pass.
The Regular Season Birkie Trail Ski Pass runs from December 1- 2020 – March 31, 2021.

10. 50% off Discount on ticket to the Annual Birkie Bash: ($13 Value)

Thursday night of Birkie week, at The Steakhouse & Lodge in Hayward. Great food, Great music and Great friends.

Be an ABSF Member!

You have several membership options for joining the ABSF, each with its own cost, and perks. There are three membership types to choose from; Individual, Family or Business. Each type offers your choice of three levels; Birkie Leader, Birkie Guardian, or Birkie Supporter. All Memberships in the ABSF run annually from April 1 – March 31. Look at the benefits below and choose the option that is best for you! Sign up Starting April 1, 2020!

* All ABSF memberships include 2020-2021 Birkie Member sticker for your car, ski box, or anywhere you want to display it!

** Email audun.mikkelson@birkie.com if you want the Annual ABSF pin. The 2021 Annual ABSF pins will be mailed after November 1, 2020.

Renew or become an ABSF Member Starting April 1, 2020!

Contact Audun Mikkelson for more information: audun.mikkelson@birkie.com or 907-433-9265 (cell).

Become an ABSF Member!

Birkie Leader

Birkie Guardian

Birkie Supporter

Individual

$300

$134

$48

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"Members Only" Birkie Flag"Members Only" Birkie FlagDoes Not Include Birkie Trail Ski Pass
All Access Birkie Trail Ski PassRegular Season Birkie Trail Ski Pass

Family

$540

$280

$74

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"Members Only" Birkie Flag "Members Only" Birkie FlagDoes Not Include Birkie Trail Ski Pass
Family All Access Birkie Trail Ski Passes * Family Regular Season Birkie Trail Ski Passes *

Business

$540

$280

$74

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"Members Only" Birkie Flag "Members Only" Birkie FlagAnnual Birkie Poster
2 All Access Birkie Trail Ski Passes2 Regular Season Birkie Trail Ski PassesDoes Not Include Birkie Trail Ski Pass
Annual Birkie PosterAnnual Birkie Poster

* Includes passes for two adults and children 13-18 (children under 13 are free)