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Alpine Officials Workshop Schedule (15-16 Season)

October 3, 2015

AO Workshop Description Annual USSA Alpine Officials Update (Required Bi-annually) for all Alpine officials with CR, CC, JA, TC, RF, TD Certifications. This is a general information update workshop, which will feature new and relevant information for this year’s ski racing season.

Thanksgiving Ski Camp

August 28, 2015

Thanksgiving ski camp in Summit Co., CO.  Cost of the camp is $1975 and includes all lifts, coaching, food, housing and transportation during the camp.

USSA Eastern Congress

June 5, 2015

2015 Congress Summary (Updated): The original Congress summary that came out the week after had some small errors in it. Attached is the corrected, updated version of those notes. 

USSA Equipment Updates for 2015-2016 Season

May 20, 2015

When getting ready for next race season please be aware of changes that have happened with USSA.

USSA Updates for 2015/2016 Season

May 20, 2015

Poles: Beginning season 2015/16, SL poles for U14 and younger will be required to be 60” in height off the snow and 27mm in diameter. Stubby poles may still be used. This applies to events that are exclusive to U14 and younger; it is not applicable to mixed age races which include athletes U14 and older.


May 11, 2015

PARA would provide 50/50 matching funds to member clubs in good standing that apply for funding to support ski racing safety (i.e.