Poster contest:

Deadline March 1, 2019
  • Students must create a poster based on one or more of the seven elements of "Your Responsibility Code" or one of the three elements of SmartStyle.
  • Posters must be created only by an individual child.
  • Use this official entry form to submit entries, otherwise a 8 1/2″ x 11″ or 11″ x 17″ poster size is recommended.
  • Students should use pencil, crayon, paint and other materials (no macaroni) readily available in schools in their poster design.
  • Complete name, address, and telephone number in space provided on the front of the form (or else include the above information on the back of poster.)
  • Entry forms must be submitted on time - March 1, 2019
  • $50 COW card will be awarded to the best overall and most creative safety message. Winners will also be submitted to NSAA for national recognition.

Helmet Head Photo Contest: 

Now until February 16th

Snap a photo of your wild hair after taking off your helmet. Winning photo will receive a $50 COW card! Send entries to: [email protected]

Wachusett Safety Video: 

Presented by UMASS Memorial Healthcare. Go to or search for Wachusett Mountain-Code of Responsibility 

Safety Awareness Booth: 

Saturday February 16th 
  • Safety Scavenger Hunt 
  • Wachusett Ski Patrolers and Rangers 
  • Safety Selfie Station 
  • Helmet discount program 
  • Fun and Games! 

Wachusett’s Responsibility Code:

  1. Always stay in control and be able to stop or avoid other people or objects.
  2. People ahead of you have the right of way. It is your responsibility to avoid them.
  3. You must not stop where you obstruct a trail or are not visible from above.
  4. Whenever starting downhill or merging into a trail, look uphill and yield to others.
  5. Always use devices to help prevent runaway equipment.
  6. Observe all posted signs and warnings. Keep off closed trails and out of closed areas.
  7. Prior to using any lift, you must have the knowledge and ability to load, ride and unload safely.