- RFID scanners. There are 20 NASTAR resorts that will improve the efficiency of their race venue by adding the new NASTAR Radio Frequency Identification system.
- NASTAR RF cards are used to quickly load participants into the timing software so that they can get on course faster.
- The NASTAR RF scanners are compatible with most RF lift ticket systems so the RF scan used for lift access can also be used to identify NASTAR racers.
- The Race of Champions scoring system has been added as an option to the NASTAR software allowing resorts to offer the same type of "finals" competition that is used at NASTAR Regional & National Championship events.
- A New Handicap Chart has been developed for NASTAR Slalom.
- Participants will now be placed in a slalom division that is independent of their GS division.
- NASTAR Slalom rankings (National, State, Resort & Overall)
- Pacesetter handicaps appear online in each pacesetter’s record
- New option for scoring Race Series. Now resorts can select the number of races that will count towards the final series score (e.g. An eight race series can now count only the six best races).
- Host resorts can now use a combined time to score race leagues and race series
- Added handicap cutoff list to participants records so that racers can see the handicap needed to move up to the next division.
- Two new divisions for disabled snowboarders: Above the knee and below the knee amputee.
- Added a division for snowboarders with a cognitive disability.
- Added snow bikes as a new division.
- Facebook option that allows users to share their results and rankings.
- Resort Teams will now be scored using 20 team members (was 15)
What's New With NASTAR
NASTAR upgrades for the 2014/2015 season