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Welcome to PARacing.org, the website for the Pennsylvania Alpine Racing Association. PARA is the governing body of sanctioned alpine ski racing in Pennsylvania, and a division of the Eastern Region of the United States Ski and Snowboard Association (... More details

Derby Invite and Information Updated

February 15, 2015

2015 State Championships (Derby) information for each age level has been updated.  

Gate Judge Certification & Incentive Program

January 21, 2015

At some point in your child’s racing career, you will be asked to volunteer as a Gate Judge. Your decisions in this position could determine the fairness of a race for your child and others.

PARA Rules, Procedures and Qualifing Criteria

January 15, 2015

PARA Rules, Procedures and Qualifying Criteria has been updated as of November 2014.

Presisions to 2015 Alpine Competition Guide

December 24, 2014

Attached are precision to the 2015 Alpine Competition Guide. I think everything is included here that has been found as a problem as far this season.  You can also find the documents here:

FIS Helmet Regulations

December 17, 2014

Please read the changes that will be phased in for FIS competition this season. These rules will be requirements for the 2015-2016 season for U14 and older USSA Alpine competitions. (scored and non-scored including masters).  

Awarded The Kelly Brush Foundation Grant

December 12, 2014

Due to the efforts of Kurt Zwally, I’m happy to announce that PARA has been awarded a grant from the Kelly Brush Foundation (KBF), an organization committed to skiing safety. We will use these funds to obtain 30 B nets from World Cup Supply.