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Will a Short Term allow for my child to gain points?
Viewed 218 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
No, the Short Term membership, while allowing participation in scored events, does not allow for U.S. Ski & Snowboard points and rankings. Read More
Why do I have late fees?
Viewed 211 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
The deadline for early registration is October 15th. The U.S. Ski & Snowboard sends and posts multiple notifications sent out across various platforms to help members register prior to the deadline. Read More
Who receives Competition Guides with their membership?
Viewed 60 times since Wed, May 24, 2017
Coach and Official's memberships for all sports receive a competition guide with their membership. The comp guides typically start shipping mid to late October and then additional files are pulled weekly throughout the rest of the season to fulf... Read More
Who is required to hold a U.S. Ski & Snowboard Membership at U.S. Ski & Snowboard events?
Viewed 259 times since Mon, Apr 4, 2016
To be eligible for participation in U.S. Ski & Snowboard events, all participants (Jury members, Start Referee, Finish Referee, Chief of Course, Chief of Timing, Race Administrator, Course Setters, Competitors, Forerunners and Coaches) must have ... Read More
Who is ineligible to participate in the Club Liability Insurance Program (CLIP)?
Viewed 28 times since Fri, Sep 1, 2017
CLIP Ineligible –  U.S. Ski & Snowboard clubs that are owned or operated by a parent entity (from which insurance may be obtained) such as resort competition centers, resort-run clubs and universities, municipalities are not eligible for CLIP. Read More
Who is eligible for the Rookie membership?
Viewed 220 times since Wed, Apr 6, 2016
Athletes ages 13 and over who have never participated with the U.S. Ski & Snowboard in Freestyle or Freeskiing.  Read More
Who does the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Late Fee apply to?
Viewed 281 times since Thu, Oct 6, 2016
 A $25 U.S. Ski & Snowboard late fee goes into effect on October 16. This fee applies to all renewing membership categories with the exception of those listed below.   General (all sports) Officials (all sports) Club Volunteers (all sports) Alpi... Read More
Which sports are not covered by U.S. Ski & Snowboard?
Viewed 32 times since Thu, Sep 7, 2017
Sports not currently covered by U.S. Ski & Snowboard CLIP: Big Mountain, Telemark, biathlon events   Read More
Which membership does a Para athlete need to purchase?
Viewed 16 times since Wed, Oct 4, 2017
Para athletes need to purchase a Competitor membership. General membership would not be enough.  We are still sanctioning, and even though it is not scored, it is still sanctioned.  Read More
Where do I find information on the Gold Pass program?
Viewed 62 times since Wed, May 24, 2017
Please access the following link for information on the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Gold Pass program: http://ussagoldpass.org/    If you have any additional questions regarding the Gold Pass program, please contact Marilyn Lamiman via email at mlamiman... Read More
Where can I find when Coach Certification courses are taking place?
Viewed 17 times since Thu, Oct 5, 2017
Please use the following links to find out when clinics are scheduled for each sport. Alpine: http://my.ussa.org/aip/alpine/level-100-alpine-clinics http://my.ussa.org/aip/alpine/level-200-alpine-clinics http://my.ussa.org/aip/alpine/introduction-cou... Read More
Where can I find the U.S. Snowboard Pipeline?
Viewed 14 times since Tue, Nov 7, 2017
Please click to access the U.S. Snowboard Pipeline on our website. Read More
Where can I find the U.S. Freeski Pipeline?
Viewed 5 times since Wed, Nov 8, 2017
Where can I find the comp guide on the website?
Viewed 202 times since Wed, Oct 12, 2016
Please use the links below to access the Comp Guides for each sport.   Alpine and Masters: http://ussa.org/alpine-programs/officials/rules   Freestyle: http://ussa.org/freestyle-programs/officials/rules/ussa-rules Freeskiing: http://ussa.org/freeskii... Read More
Where can I find information on NASTAR?
Viewed 55 times since Wed, May 24, 2017
All information regarding NASTAR can be accessed from the following link: https://www.nastar.com/   Any questions regarding NASTAR should be sent to the following means of communication:   NASTAR Support Website: https://nastarsupport.ussa.org/  Emai... Read More
Where can I find information on Continuing Education?
Viewed 202 times since Thu, Jul 14, 2016
CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFIED COACHES Starting in the 2014/15 season, certified coaches who have not met the requirements for continuing education will not see their certification level printed on their U.S. Ski & Snowboard memb... Read More
Where can I find a list of cross country events for the 2016-17 season?
Viewed 188 times since Mon, Oct 10, 2016
Please use the following link to see a list of Cross Country events for the 2016-17 season. Events highlighted in yellow are FIS sanctioned events, and those listed in white are U.S. Ski & Snowboard sanctioned events. http://nordic.usskiteam.com/... Read More
What types of coverage should my club have to make sure we are adequately insured?
Viewed 200 times since Thu, Sep 29, 2016
General liability policy minimum recommended standards   AM Best Rating of “A” or better $1,000,000 each occurrence/$2,000,0000 policy aggregate Sexual Abuse and Molestation Coverage – Coverage for alleged or actual abuse and molestation claims... Read More
What type of membership will allow me to forerun?
Viewed 214 times since Mon, Apr 4, 2016
Any U.S. Ski & Snowboard member holding a U.S. Ski & Snowboard membership, including the general membership, may forerun an event.   Read More
What memberships do I need to compete in Rev Tour events?
Viewed 51 times since Wed, May 24, 2017
In order to compete in the Rev Tour, competitors must hold both the appropriate U.S. Ski & Snowboard competitor membership and a FIS license. Read More
What membership should my child purchase?
Viewed 234 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
All sports but Cross Country The U.S. Ski & Snowboard offers a general membership and competitor memberships by age class in most sports. The general membership provides for participation at the club level, but not in U.S. Ski & Snowboard ev... Read More
What level of membership do I need to hold for a Speed Skiing or Grass Skiing FIS license?
Viewed 179 times since Thu, Mar 2, 2017
In order to hold a Speed Skiing or Grass Skiing FIS license, you must hold an Alpine Competitor membership. Read More
What level of membership do I need to hold a Telemark FIS?
Viewed 180 times since Thu, Mar 2, 2017
You are not required to be a member of U.S. Ski & Snowboard to hold a Telemark FIS license.  Read More
What is the Rev Tour event schedule?
Viewed 53 times since Wed, May 24, 2017
To access the Rev Tour schedule, please use one of the following links:   Snowboard events - www.ussnowboard.com/revolutiontour  Freeskiing events - www.usfreeskiing.com/revolutiontour  Read More
What is the refund policy for Rev Tour event registration?
Viewed 54 times since Wed, May 24, 2017
Please use the following links for information regarding refunds for Rev Tour event registration:   Snowboard - www.ussnowboard.com/revolutiontour Freeskiing - www.usfreeskiing.com/revolutiontour Read More
What is the minimum age to be a snowboard coach?
Viewed 244 times since Thu, Mar 31, 2016
The minimum age requirement to be a snowboard coach is 18 years old. Read More
What is the difference between the general, short-term, and full membership?
Viewed 219 times since Thu, Mar 31, 2016
The U.S. Ski & Snowboard General membership allows for participation at the club level, but not in U.S. Ski & Snowboard events.* General members may also participate in physical assessment testing.     The U.S. Ski & Snowboard Competitor ... Read More
What is the difference between Freestyle and Freeskiing?
Viewed 231 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
Freestyle will allow an athlete to compete in Aerials, and Moguls. Freeskiing will allow for competition in Slopestyle, Halfpipe, Ski Cross, and Big Air. To compete in both sets of disciplines, you will need to hold both a Freestyle and Freeskiing me... Read More
What is the difference between a XC General and a XC Competitor membership?
Viewed 227 times since Mon, Apr 11, 2016
The Cross Country general member provides access to compete in U.S. Ski & Snowboard events. However, this membership does not include points and rankings. Read More
What is the difference between a General Member and a Competitor Member?
Viewed 254 times since Mon, Apr 11, 2016
The general member does not provide access to compete in U.S. Ski & Snowboard events. General members may participate at the club level and in interclub events. U.S. Ski & Snowboard general members may forerun but not to compete in sanctioned... Read More
What is the benefit of becoming a General Member?
Viewed 214 times since Mon, Apr 4, 2016
General membership benefits include the following: The ability to train with your club Excess accident insurance (proof of primary health/medical insurance required) Other benefits include magazine subscription Global Rescue Travel Service Hotline a... Read More
What is Global Rescue?
Viewed 219 times since Tue, Apr 12, 2016
Global Rescue has partnered with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association to provide life saving medical evacuations and other critical emergency services to skiers and their families. No matter where you ski -- even in the most remote areas -- Global... Read More
What forms of payment are accepted by U.S. Ski & Snowboard?
Viewed 216 times since Mon, Aug 15, 2016
U.S. Ski & Snowboard accepts the following forms of payment:  Online Registration- All major credit cards including Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Discover     Read More
What First Aid and CPR certifications are accepted?
Viewed 203 times since Fri, Oct 28, 2016
We accept First Aid and CPR from any accredited organization. We even accept online courses. The Adult American Red Cross certification is acceptable, just make sure you are doing both the first aid and cpr course. Read More
What do I need to forerun a FIS race?
Viewed 260 times since Wed, Jan 18, 2017
A FIS license is not required, but the individual will need to sign the FIS athlete declaration, along with a parent/guardian signature for minors. Read More
What categories of membership require/include background screening?
Viewed 227 times since Wed, Mar 30, 2016
Currently, all U.S. Ski & Snowboard coaches, officials and club volunteers are are required to complete backgrounds screening every three seasons.  Read More
What are the requirements for the Jumping/Nordic Combined Level 100 coach certification?
Viewed 185 times since Wed, Sep 21, 2016
JNC 100     Level 100 online exam completed     Current CPR certificate submitted to U.S. Ski & Snowboard Sport Education at education@ussa.org     Current First aid certificate submitted to U.S. Ski & Snowboard Sport Education at education@... Read More
What are the requirements for the different levels of Freestyle coach certifications?
Viewed 303 times since Wed, Sep 21, 2016
Freestyle Mogul Level 100 and Aerial Level 100 coaches clinics do not include an on-snow clinic, all of the courses are online.  In order to obtain a Freestyle Level 100 certification coaches must also complete the following elements: Current CPR and... Read More
What are the requirements for the different levels of Cross Country coach certifications?
Viewed 198 times since Wed, Sep 21, 2016
XC 100        Level 100 technique clinic      Level 100 Online exam completed      Current CPR certificate submitted to U.S. Ski & Snowboard Sport Education at education@ussa.org      Current First aid certificate submitted to U.S. Ski & Sno... Read More
What are the requirements for the different levels of Alpine coach certification?
Viewed 207 times since Wed, Sep 21, 2016
Alpine: (continuing education credit required every two years for all Alpine certified coaches) Alpine 100     Level 100 Alpine fundamentals on-snow clinic completed     Level 100 online exam completed     Current CPR certificate submitted to U.S. S... Read More
What are the requirements for Snowboarding/Freeskiing coaching certifications?
Viewed 303 times since Wed, Sep 21, 2016
Under USASA organization until level 300 U.S. Ski & Snowboard SB/FS Level 300 Certification Requirements     Complete and pass the Level 300 classroom clinic     Complete and pass the Level 300 on-snow clinic     2 sport endorsements (SBX, Halfp... Read More
What are the different Coaching Levels and their requirements?
Viewed 229 times since Thu, Jun 30, 2016
Entry Level Coach – All U.S. Ski & Snowboard member coaches who are not certified will be required to review and complete a “Fast Start Coaching Course” every three seasons before their membership will be valid.  This on-line course covers the es... Read More
What are the differences in Level 100 Coaching Clinics?
Viewed 199 times since Tue, Oct 4, 2016
Freestyle Mogul Level 100 and Aerial Level 100 coaches clinics do not include an on-snow clinic, all of the courses are online.  Cross Country Level 100 technique clinics can take place either on-snow or rollerskis.  Read More
What are the age classifications for each sport?
Viewed 191 times since Tue, Nov 1, 2016
Please click on the appropriate sport link to view the age classifications: 2017-18 Alpine Age Classifications 2017-18 Cross Country Age Classifications 2017-18 Freeskiing Age Classifications 2017-18 Freestyle Age Classifications 2017-18 Jumping Nord... Read More
What are Member Services hours of operation?
Viewed 215 times since Fri, Oct 7, 2016
U.S. Ski & Snowboard Member Services Primary hours of operation: Mon-Fri 8-5pm MT Weekend Support: October-March weekend support is available by voicemail and email. Both are checked periodically throughout the day. Email: membership@ussa.org Ph... Read More
We’re registering our child with FIS for the first time. However, we want to change his/her national affiliation with U.S. Ski & Snowboard and FIS, how do we go about doing this?
Viewed 157 times since Wed, Apr 6, 2016
As long as your child hasn't registered with FIS previously, there is no problem changing countries. To change countries for U.S. Ski & Snowboard, you will need to provide proof of citizenship for the country in question.  Read More
U.S. Ski & Snowboard Foundation Events Schedule
Viewed 65 times since Wed, May 24, 2017
Please use the following link for information regarding U.S. Ski & Snowboard Foundation events: http://foundation.ussa.org/foundation/special-events  If you have any additional questions regarding the events, please contact Jackie Luedtke via ema... Read More
U.S. Ski & Snowboard and USASA Partnership Announcement
Viewed 16 times since Tue, Nov 7, 2017
Temporary COE TV Link
Viewed 207 times since Thu, Oct 6, 2016
The COE TV website is currently undergoing maintenance. Following is the temporary link to the COE TV YouTube page.   https://www.youtube.com/user/ussasec             Read More
Ski Racing Subscription
Viewed 23 times since Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Ski Racing is now available for a small monthly subscription.  However, current members can access 2 premium articles per month. Please go to www.skiracing.com to purchase your subscription today.  Read More
Security Question Help
Viewed 18 times since Thu, Sep 28, 2017
Answers to the security questions that may appear when creating accounts or resetting passwords can be found below.   Security Question: Type green? Answer: green   Security Question: What is three times five? Answer: 15   Security Question: What is ... Read More
Reset password not working
Viewed 20 times since Thu, Oct 5, 2017
Prior to signing in with your reset password, please clear your browser history.  If you are uncertain how to clear your browser history, please choose from the list below: Chrome Firefox Google Internet Explorer Safari     Read More
Questions Regarding Gender Transitions
Viewed 13 times since Thu, Oct 5, 2017
U.S. Ski & Snowboard allows athletes to self select their gender for U.S. Ski & Snowboard sanctioned events. The individual will be able to maintain their original member ID; however, the individual will have to start their points over, they ... Read More
Our club does not have insurance, can we still be a U.S. Ski & Snowboard member club?
Viewed 33 times since Tue, Jun 27, 2017
The U.S. Ski & Snowboard Board of Directors passed new Club Minimum Standards to be in effect beginning the 2017-18 season. This season the organization will be auditing the standards. Compliance will be mandatory in the 2018-19 season.  The Clu... Read More
My child was injured; can we get a refund?
Viewed 210 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
Medical refunds requests must include medical documentation from the member’s physician noting the date of injury and including a statement that the individual may not participate for the remainder of the season. Documentation may be sent by ma... Read More
My child was injured at an event. How do I find out about the excess medical coverage?
Viewed 196 times since Thu, Mar 31, 2016
Please visit American Specialty's website at http://www.amerspec.com/ussa_cov/. This is the easiest and fastest process to report the injury, the documents needed are located in the Incident Reporting box.  An online incident report can be found... Read More
My child has the wrong year of birth, how can I change this?
Viewed 203 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
We are able to change the year of birth for your child. We will just need a copy of the birth certificate before we may do so. Read More
My child has been or will be racing up, can I change age classes?
Viewed 212 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
Age classes are determined strictly by year of birth. The only way this would be possible is if the child was registered with the wrong birth year in which case additional fees may apply. Read More
Medicare is my primary insurance. What do I need to enter when registering for membrship?
Viewed 160 times since Tue, Jan 31, 2017
Please use the following example as a guideline for entering Medicare as your insurance provider. Insurance Company: Medicare Policy Number: XXX-XX- plus the last 4 digits of your Social Security Number NOTE: Insurance Phone: Customer Service Number ... Read More
May 2017 Coaches Clinic in Mammoth, CA
Viewed 69 times since Tue, May 2, 2017
Mammoth, CA – Level 300 and 400 National Coaches Academy ·         Sport(s) Alpine, Freeskiing, Snowboarding ·         Level(s) Level 300 and Level 400 ·         Requirements –  For Level 300 must be a Level 200 + Certified Coach to attend - Level 40... Read More
Is there a Short Term FIS?
Viewed 200 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
No, FIS does not offer a short-term license. Athlete's who wish to purchase a FIS license must hold a membership in their home federation. For U.S. citizens, the federation is the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (U.S. Ski & Snowboard).  Read More
If I upgrade from a general to a competitor membership will I receive all my points?
Viewed 201 times since Wed, May 18, 2016
If an athlete has a non-competitor membership and upgrades to competitor, the athlete's results for all events will be included when their points are figured on the next list after the upgrade is completed.  However, the prior results must have ... Read More
If I register my child now will they be eligible for points?
Viewed 216 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
As long as they are registered before the list closes they will appear on the next points list. Read More
If I don’t order a magazine with my membership, do I get a discount?
Viewed 202 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
The magazine is a benefit included as part of your U.S. Ski & Snowboard membership benefits package. Read More
I’m taking my level 100. Do I need to complete the Fast Start Coaching Course?
Viewed 190 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
If you need your membership activated (need to participate) prior to completing your Level 100 requirements, you will need to complete the course. Please note coaches who complete the Fast Start Coaching course will receive a $20 credit to be used in... Read More
I’m an underage coach/official/volunteer, do I still need to undergo background screening?
Viewed 185 times since Thu, Mar 31, 2016
The screening process for underage coaches is varied from the normal screening process. Underage coaches/officials/volunteers need to submit two letters of recommendation provided by someone who is not related to them.  Read More
I’m a Foreign Athlete, how do I register?
Viewed 213 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
You may register online at www.ussa.org. Please click the Sign in or Register link. When asked "Are you a U.S. citizen?" select no and then select your country. For state affiliation, please select the state in which you will do the majority of your ... Read More
I’m a Foreign Athlete and need a FIS license, how do I obtain one?
Viewed 191 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
You will need to go through your home country’s ski federation to obtain your FIS license. This includes all levels of FIS licenses, including Masters.  Read More
I was a coach several years ago and want to renew my membership. Do I still have my certifications?
Viewed 201 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
Your certifications will not go away, but to stay current you must have current CPR and First Aid Certifications and stay current with continuing education credits (Only applies for Alpine at this time). In order to keep your coaching certification s... Read More
I received an email requesting additional information for my background screening, is this required?
Viewed 216 times since Thu, Mar 31, 2016
Yes, sometimes NCSI will require additional information in order to complete your screening. All of the information is uploaded to a secure server.    NCSI may request a copy of a valid state/government issues ID (i.e. Valid Driver’s License, P... Read More
I purchased the wrong membership and need to upgrade my membership, how can I do this?
Viewed 246 times since Mon, Apr 11, 2016
Please contact U.S. Ski & Snowboard Member Services by phone on 435.647.2666 or through online chat to upgrade your membership. We’ll apply what you’ve already paid for your existing U.S. Ski & Snowboard membership to the upgrade.... Read More
I purchased the wrong membership and need to downgrade my membership, how can I do this?
Viewed 188 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
U.S. Ski & Snowboard does not downgrade memberships as noted on online registration.  Read More
I just completed screening for another company, why do I/do I need to complete another screening?
Viewed 192 times since Thu, Mar 31, 2016
Yes, you will still need to complete the screening process. Each organization has different criteria upon which they review applicants, which may or may not follow the same guidelines as U.S. Ski & Snowboard. Read More
I hold an IPC license; do I also need to hold a U.S. Ski & Snowboard membership?
Viewed 131 times since Thu, Feb 2, 2017
If you hold an Alpine IPC license, then yes, you also need to hold an Alpine U.S. Ski & Snowboard membership.   If you hold an Snowboard IPC license, then no, you do not need to hold an Snowboard U.S. Ski & Snowboard membership.  However, you... Read More
I have questions regarding the Fast Start Coaching Course, can you help?
Viewed 211 times since Thu, Jul 14, 2016
U.S. Ski & Snowboard FAST START COACHING COURSE Q: What is the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Fast Start Coaching Course? A: It is an on-line course designed to provide the ski or snowboard coach with essential tools they can apply with their spor... Read More
I have questions regarding Club Insurance and COI Information, where can I find this?
Viewed 301 times since Thu, Apr 7, 2016
When you join U.S. Ski & Snowboard as a member club, U.S. Ski & Snowboard provides liability insurance for those events which you choose to hold and which are conducted pursuant to a U.S. Ski & Snowboard sanction agreement. If and when a ... Read More
I am not a U.S. citizen and do not have a Social Security number, how do I complete background screening?
Viewed 201 times since Thu, Mar 31, 2016
You may complete the initial part of screening provided via the emailed instructions or by following the link after registering your membership. However, additional international paperwork will likely be required, so please contact NCSI directly at 1... Read More
I am from Canada. How do I enter my insurance information?
Viewed 168 times since Tue, Jan 31, 2017
Please use the following example as a guideline when filling out the insurance requirement:   Insurance Company: OHIP (or name of organization provided by your Province) Policy Number: Identifier number provided by your Province NOTE: Insurance Phone... Read More
I am a coach and will not be participating this year. What level of membership do I need to purchase in order to maintain my certifications?
Viewed 169 times since Fri, Oct 14, 2016
As a coach, you may choose any level of membership, or may choose not  to renew. However, you'll be required to provide proof of current continuing education and other certifications when you return. For further information on this, please conta... Read More
I already completed my screening, why am I still receiving emails that I need to complete it?
Viewed 196 times since Thu, Mar 31, 2016
You are receiving emails because we cannot see on the screening company's website that you have completed the screening. Were you provided with a 16 digit applicant ID code? If not, please make sure you are going to the correct website of www.nc... Read More
How to Become a Member Club
Viewed 21 times since Fri, Sep 29, 2017
The process to become a U.S. Ski & Snowboard club is just a few steps.   Determine if you need a basic club membership or a club membership which includes a general liability policy. Choose the club membership application that best suits your c... Read More
How often do I have to complete background screening?
Viewed 198 times since Thu, Mar 31, 2016
Background screening is currently required to be completed every three seasons. Read More
How long does background screening take to complete?
Viewed 207 times since Thu, Mar 31, 2016
Background screening times can vary. To expedite the process, you may upload a valid ID when applying for screening. Please note, foreign screenings can take several weeks to several months. Read More
How long do I have to complete my background screening?
Viewed 199 times since Thu, Mar 31, 2016
We highly recommend that you complete your screening as soon as possible. You have 10 days from the time you register your membership to register for screening. If it is not completed within the 10 days, your membership will be placed on inactive unt... Read More
How do I transfer my officials certifications/records from one division to another?
Viewed 182 times since Wed, Sep 7, 2016
Please contact the two chairmen from both your old and new divisions so they are aware of the move and can transfer information between themselves as needed.   The contact list can be found at:http://ussa.org/alpine-programs/officials/contactshttp://... Read More
How do I sign up for a My USSA account and register/renew a membership?
Viewed 596 times since Thu, Oct 6, 2016
 Please follow the steps below to purchase or renew a membership.         Go to ussa.org. If you have yet to create an account, please click Create a My USSA account. Then sign in. If you have an account, please sign in.             You’ll b... Read More
How do I register for the Rev Tour?
Viewed 51 times since Wed, May 24, 2017
Please use the following links to register for the Rev Tour:   Snowboard - www.ussnowboard.com/revolutiontour  Freeskiing - www.usfreeskiing.com/revolutiontour  Read More
How do I register for an event?
Viewed 43 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
Please log into your My U.S. Ski & Snowboard account to access U.S. Ski & Snowboard athlete event registration. You may search for events using the Event Look Up tool. However, event registration is handled through the Athlete Event Registrat... Read More
How do I register for an event outside of the U.S.?
Viewed 169 times since Tue, Feb 21, 2017
US athletes registering for events abroad must contact the sport department. See each sport contact noted below. Alpine - Meghan Arrigo at 435.647.2015 / marigo@ussa.org Alpine Masters - Bill Skinner at 435.647.2067 / bskinner@ussa.org  Cross Country... Read More
How do I purchase a Short Term membership?
Viewed 214 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
You may purchase your first Short Term membership online. However, you must contact U.S. Ski & Snowboard for a receipt to submit to the event as proof of purchase. Additional Short Term memberships must be purchased via application due to current... Read More
How do I place an add or listing for an open coach position on the U.S. Ski & Snowboard site?
Viewed 172 times since Wed, Sep 7, 2016
Please contact Sport Education at education@ussa.org or by phone at 435.647.205. Read More
How do I obtain a refund for an event?
Viewed 199 times since Wed, May 18, 2016
The race organizer triggers the refund through Race Registration, please request the refund by sending an email to the race organizer. There is a link in online registration titled Contact Race Organizer and this will provide the email address/contac... Read More
How do I obtain a points confirmation?
Viewed 194 times since Thu, Oct 6, 2016
Points confirmations for U.S. Ski & Snowboard points are only available for Alpine and cost $100. Points confirmation for FIS are $120. Please contact Member Services to make payment. Competition Services will produce the points confirmation and ... Read More
How do I look up my points?
Viewed 220 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
Please log into your my USSA account. Scroll down until you see the section that says Points and Results. All up to date points and rankings will be listed here. You may also access these through the member look up tool. Read More
How do I freeze my U.S. Ski & Snowboard and/or FIS points?
Viewed 290 times since Mon, Feb 6, 2017
Injured athletes may apply for a Single Penalty also referred to as freezing points.  Information about the Single Penalty can be found about half way down this page under the Alpine Points Information box:  http://alpine.usskiteam.com/alpine-program... Read More
How do I find my division contact?
Viewed 63 times since Wed, May 24, 2017
Please use the list below to find the contact for your sport by your division. MULTI-SPORT First Name Last Name Email Division  Alpine & Cross Country Paul Mahre pnsa@pnsa.org PNSA            Alpine, Freestyle & Jumping Darlene Nolt... Read More
How do I enter a short term member without a U.S. Ski & Snowboard membership number into the race scoring software?
Viewed 183 times since Mon, Apr 4, 2016
Please enter the member as X0000000 or M0000000. Do not leave the field blank.  Read More
How do I complete background screening?
Viewed times since Thu, Mar 31, 2016
In order to complete background screening you will first need to be registered as a coach, official, or volunteer. Immediately following registration there will be a link to follow to complete screening. Members eligible for screening will also be em... Read More
How do I change my division?
Viewed 185 times since Wed, Sep 7, 2016
Please call Member Services at 435.647.2666 or email membership@ussa.org to change your division affiliation. You will need to let Member Services know which division you are changing from and moving to. Please also note the state and club if those a... Read More
How do I change my club affiliation?
Viewed 372 times since Wed, Sep 7, 2016
To change your club affiliation, please call Member Services at 435.647.2666 or email Member Services at membership@ussa.org. Please note which club you would like the affiliation changed to. If the change includes a change of state or division, ther... Read More
How do I change my citizenship or nation/country affiliation with U.S. Ski & Snowboard?
Viewed 191 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
Proof of citizenship is required to make a change to your nation affiliation. Please provide a passport, citizenship papers or birth certificate with the appropriate information.  Read More
How do I change my child’s national affiliation with the FIS?
Viewed 210 times since Wed, Apr 6, 2016
If your child has held a FIS license under the US or another nation and you wish to change the affiliation, the request must be submitted to the FIS through the home federation and approved by the FIS Council. The home federation is required to writ... Read More
How do I access the new SafeSport platform?
Viewed 34 times since Thu, Aug 31, 2017
CHANGE TO SERVICE INTERRUPTION We’ve heard your concerns about the SafeSport training being unavailable while we transition materials from the USOC’s LMS to our new platform, and we’ve decided to forego most of the downtime.   To fa... Read More
How do I access the Fast Start Coaching Course or Fast Start Coaching Course Refresher?
Viewed 208 times since Tue, Sep 27, 2016
If you are required to complete the Fast Start Coaching Course, or Fast Start Coaching Course Refresher this season, please follow these steps to access the course: Please log out of your My USSA account to allow the course to update on your account... Read More
How do I access my member benefits?
Viewed 209 times since Wed, Apr 6, 2016
Sign in to your account and click the link on the right labeled "U.S. Ski & Snowboard Member Benefits" Read More
How can I tell which points are included on the points list?
Viewed 195 times since Wed, May 18, 2016
There are 2 dates, Close and Valid. Close – The close date means everything that date and before are included on the list.  Everything after, is not included.  So if the close date is Feb 12 and the athlete is in an event on Feb 13, the results from ... Read More
How can I receive a points confirmation?
Viewed 197 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
Points confirmations for U.S. Ski & Snowboard points are only available for Alpine and cost $100. Points confirmation for FIS are $120. Read More
How can I obtain a refund?
Viewed 274 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
Unfortunately, U.S. Ski & Snowboard memberships as well as FIS registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable. Online registration provides two separate notices of the policy prior to purchase.  Read More
How can I obtain a copy of my background screening?
Viewed 71 times since Tue, Apr 25, 2017
Once you have cleared your background screening, you will be emailed a copy of the report. In order to obtain an additional copy of your background screening report, please contact our background screening company, NCSI. They may be reached at 866-83... Read More
How can I add a membership for another sport or in the same sport?
Viewed 204 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
Members may add a U.S. Ski & Snowboard membership for only the cost of the highest membership chosen. Please note that other fees may apply including division dues and FIS fees. This transaction can be done during the online registration process ... Read More
FY18 Division Dues
Viewed 72 times since Mon, May 15, 2017
Below are the FY18 division dues a member may incur based upon the sport and the state in which they will participate in the majority of the season. If you have any questions, please contact U.S. Ski & Snowboard Member Services at 435.647.2666 o... Read More
FY17 Alpine Equipment Rules
Viewed 249 times since Tue, May 24, 2016
Below is the link to the document regarding Alpine Equipment Rules for the 2016-17 season. http://media.ussa.org/Public/Athletics/Alpine/Congress-2016/2016-2017-AlpineEquipment.pdf   Read More
FIS Transfer Rules
Viewed 300 times since Mon, Sep 12, 2016
FIS Transfer Rules In order to transfer FIS licenses, the athlete needs to transfer their registration from their original country to the country they wish to compete for. This is not a simple process as transfers must be approved by the FIS Council,... Read More
Does U.S. Ski & Snowboard sanction Big Mountain events?
Viewed 5 times since Fri, Nov 10, 2017
At present, U.S. Ski & Snowboard does not sanction Big Mountain skiing or snowboarding as it is not an Olympic event. However, we recommend athletes who require a U.S. Ski & Snowboard membership to participate with their club to purchase the ... Read More
Does U.S. Ski & Snowboard offer a family discount?
Viewed 185 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
The U.S. Ski & Snowboard offers a Family Cap for immediate family members.  If the total of U.S. Ski & Snowboard memberships, excluding bonus packs, decals, division dues, FIS, etc., is greater than $400, U.S. Ski & Snowboard will provide... Read More
Do I need to submit the paper FIS application if I have already purchased my FIS license via online registration?
Viewed 301 times since Wed, Sep 7, 2016
No, if you have already purchased your FIS license through online registration you do not need to submit the paper FIS application. Please note that if this is the first FIS license you have purchased there could be a delay of one week for a FIS numb... Read More
Do I need to provide personal information for background screening? I.E. social security number
Viewed 205 times since Thu, Mar 31, 2016
Yes, the amount of personal information that is required is limited but necessary in order to complete your screening. NCSI maintains a highly secure system to protect this data. All data transmission takes place on a secured server. The data you pro... Read More
Do I need to have a U.S. Ski & Snowboard membership to attend a Level 100 or higher coaches clinic?
Viewed 174 times since Tue, Sep 20, 2016
Coaches do not have to have a membership to attend a clinic. However, they will not be certified unless they have a U.S. Ski & Snowboard coach membership, and send us current first aid and CPR. Without a membership we also do not have a place to ... Read More
Do athletes participating in Cross Country Jr. Nationals need a FIS license? Is it a requirement?
Viewed 180 times since Fri, Jul 29, 2016
No, a FIS license is not needed for Cross Country Junior Nationals but a U.S. Ski & Snowboard license is required. General membership is enough to do JNQ and if qualified, to compete at JN. But, the skier will not score NRL points, therefore will... Read More
Did you know?
Viewed 189 times since Wed, Nov 16, 2016
Did you know a membership upgrade is as easy as a call 435.647.2666, chat or email to membership@ussa.org?   Did you know you can easily convert your short-term membership to a full season membership? Please email membership@ussa.org, chat or call Me... Read More
Coaches Credentials
Viewed 263 times since Wed, Apr 6, 2016
#1 Coaches whose coach certification level shows as not current, as shown below on the membership card under Coach and Official Certifications, are fully licensed coaches and should have full access to the venue, coach tickets, etc. unless there is a... Read More
Can you speed up my screening process?
Viewed 202 times since Thu, Mar 31, 2016
Yes, we can put a request in for your screening to be expedited, however there is no guarantee that it can be completed in the requested time frame. You will also want to check your email to see if NCSI requires any additional information from you. Read More
Can I update my contact information online?
Viewed 213 times since Tue, Apr 12, 2016
Yes, after you have created and logged in to your account, you will have the option of editing your account information.  However, contact information is currently maintained in both your account and membership records.  Please make sure to update bo... Read More
Can I still be a member if I don’t have insurance?
Viewed 215 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
Members must have and maintain primary Medical/Accident insurance for duration of membership year. Failure to provide accurate  information demonstrating the existence of such insurance coverage for Member will prevent processing of this application ... Read More
Can I purchase short-term Global Rescue?
Viewed 202 times since Tue, Apr 12, 2016
U.S. Ski & Snowboard does not offer short-term Global Rescue memberships. However, you can contact Global Rescue directly at 1-800-381-9754.  Remember to use the U.S. Ski & Snowboard discount CDC code "us99870" when signing up for membership.... Read More
Can I participate while my membership is still showing that it is pending?
Viewed 198 times since Thu, Mar 31, 2016
No, your membership is not active until all requirements have been met. Membership may be on pending status for background screening or the Fast Start Coaching Course. Pending will show until the course has been completed and U.S. Ski & Snowboard... Read More
Can I get a refund for/upgrade my Short Term membership?
Viewed 193 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
U.S. Ski & Snowboard memberships, including Short Term, are non-refundable and non-transferable. However, you may upgrade your Short Term membership to a full membership. The amount paid for the Short Term will be applied towards the amount of th... Read More
Are foreign coaches required to register with U.S. Ski & Snowboard at U.S. Ski & Snowboard sanctioned FIS events?
Viewed 174 times since Mon, Apr 11, 2016
No. When a foreign FIS Federation lists a coach on their entry form, that Federation is certifying that the coach has the knowledge and ability to fulfill the duties of a Team Captain: e.g. serve as a Jury member or set a course. Read More
Are foreign athletes required to purchase a U.S. Ski & Snowboard membership at non-FIS events?
Viewed 169 times since Mon, Apr 11, 2016
Yes. All athletes are required to hold a U.S. Ski & Snowboard membership at non-FIS U.S. Ski & Snowboard events.  Read More
Alpine Official’s Certifications Contacts
Viewed 214 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
Please use the following link to contact the key alpine officials volunteer in your area with questions regarding your Official's certifications.  http://ussa.org/alpine-programs/officials/contactshttp://ussa.org/alpine-programs/officials/contac... Read More
"COE TV" transition
Viewed 199 times since Wed, Oct 26, 2016
COE TV is moving to a new home,  a more robust and interactive educational content system! During the interim of this transition, access to COE TV content will continue to be available on the following resources: 1.     YouTube is our current video l... Read More