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Who is required to hold a U.S. Ski & Snowboard Membership at U.S. Ski & Snowboard events?
Viewed 814 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 578 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 611 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 706 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 Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies
Viewed 70 times since Mon, Nov 5, 2018
Please click here to view U.S. Ski & Snowboard's Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies Read More
U.S. Ski & Snowboard Club Minimum Standards
Viewed 1624 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
U.S. Center for SafeSport Help Desk
Viewed 229 times since Mon, Apr 30, 2018
U.S. Center for SafeSport Training Help Desk - 866.200.0796 is the number to call for help completing your SafeSport training.   Read More
Parent SafeSport Resources
Viewed 219 times since Mon, May 7, 2018
SafeSport Parent Resources   Parent resources are here! Below, please find the links to access the free online parent training and the parent toolkit. All resources are available on our website (www.safesport.org).    Resources for Parents Free onlin... Read More
Member Club Logo Usage Request
Viewed 215 times since Tue, Dec 19, 2017
Please use the following Google doc to request usage of the new U.S. Ski & Snowboard logo. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/13wfSGK2iot6pt6m1-e1y0OY26RsoPbYiWEXHWSHxdRs/edit     Read More
I need information on the FY16 Alpine Equipment Info and FIS, where can I find this?
Viewed 603 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 700 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 may I complete SafeSport training?
Viewed 366 times since Fri, May 4, 2018
As a condition of membership, all U.S. Ski & Snowboard members agree to abide by the SafeSport Code.  The SafeSport Code can be found here:  https://www.safesport.org/files/index/category/response-resolution U.S. Ski & Snowboard prohibits th... Read More
How do I freeze my U.S. Ski & Snowboard and/or FIS points?
Viewed 1619 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
How can I report known or possible sexual abuse to the U.S. Center for SafeSport?
Viewed 211 times since Mon, Apr 30, 2018
To report suspected violations of sexualized conduct, please call the U.S. Center for SafeSport at 866.200.0796 or visit their website www.safesport.org to submit an online report.         Read More
FY17 Alpine Equipment Rules
Viewed 689 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
Does U.S. Ski & Snowboard accept SafeSport USTA Junior Team Tennis Completion certificates?
Viewed 125 times since Thu, Sep 13, 2018
Does U.S. Ski & Snowboard accept SafeSport USTA Junior Team Tennis Completion certificates? No, we do not accept completion certificates for USTA Junior Team Tennis. Their training does not include the following required segments: Emotional and P... Read More
Coaches Credentials
Viewed 737 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 I use other SafeSport training required by other organizations?
Viewed 103 times since Wed, Sep 19, 2018
Each entity has its own requirements. For example, U.S. Ski & Snowboard requires our own background screening due to a specific set of criteria applied to all coaches, officials and club volunteer members which is modeled after the USOC’s c... Read More
Background Screening Requirements and Criterion Offenses
Viewed 297 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 592 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