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Who is required to hold a U.S. Ski & Snowboard Membership at U.S. Ski & Snowboard events?
Viewed 462 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
What level of membership do I need to hold for a Speed Skiing or Grass Skiing FIS license?
Viewed 306 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 310 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 do I need to forerun a FIS race?
Viewed 414 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
U.S. Ski & Snowboard Club Minimum Standards
Viewed 681 times since Mon, May 1, 2017
Beginning with the 2017-18 membership season, U.S. Ski & Snowboard member clubs will be required to meet the following minimum standards.   · Agree to support and align with U.S. Ski & Snowboard's mission, values and code of conduct.   ·... Read More
I need information on the FY16 Alpine Equipment Info and FIS, where can I find this?
Viewed 360 times since Mon, Apr 4, 2016
Helmets: Beginning season 2015/16 athletes U14 and older must use helmets that meet the new FIS standards for all U.S. Ski & Snowboard GS, SG and DH competitions.   Poles: Beginning season 2015/16, SL poles for U14 and younger will be requir... Read More
I have questions regarding Club Insurance and COI Information, where can I find this?
Viewed 440 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
How do I freeze my U.S. Ski & Snowboard and/or FIS points?
Viewed 668 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.       Read More
FY17 Alpine Equipment Rules
Viewed 403 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
Coaches Credentials
Viewed 414 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
Background Screening Requirements and Criterion Offenses
Viewed 93 times since Tue, Dec 19, 2017
Background Screening U.S. Ski & Snowboard is a youth sports organization with more than 75% of its athlete members under the age of 18. In keeping with the standards of many youth sports organizations, schools, and recreational progra... Read More
Background Screening Criterion Offenses
Viewed 343 times since Wed, Sep 14, 2016
Background Screening Criterion Offenses:   Managing a Safe Sport environment is important to the U.S. Ski & Snowboard. Background screening of all U.S. Ski & Snowboard employees, member coaches, member officials and club volunteer members is ... Read More