The Dirksen Derby

Main Goal

Our Main Goal at the Dirksen Derby is to bring the international Snowboard and Sit-Ski communities together for an incredibly fun and memorable weekend full of strong friendships, intense competition and fond memories.

Financial Mission 

Our financial mission at Dirksen Derby is to use our proceeds to benefit selected local and national Non-Profits, as well as supporting our long-time friend and inspiration, Tyler Eklund. This year we will be donating to Oregon Adaptive Sports, Protect Our Winters, and Tyler Eklund. The Dirksen Derby is a proud member of 1% for the Planet.

Race History 

Since our first Dirksen Derby event in 2007, we have had 3400+ competitors and assisted in raising over $200,000 dollars for our friends, our environment and our health.


Next Event: The Dirksen Derby 11 

Our next event will be The Dirksen Derby 11 at Mt. Bachelor, Oregon on December 14-15-16, 2018. The event will include 17 divisions for Snowboarders and Sit-Skiers of all ages and abilities. There will not be a Splitboard race at the Dirksen Derby 11 this year.

Pre-Registration will open to Invited Racers on October 1st, 2018. See website for details and a list of qualified racers.

Lottery Hopefuls can sign up (for free) on this website starting October 1st. The DD11 Lottery winners will be announced on our website on November 7th, 2018.

The Dirksen Derby is a strong supporter of our individual Right to Vote in the USA. Hashtag your support on Instagram at #DirksenDerbyVotes on or before Voting Day (November 6th, 2018) to better your chances of winning. 

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