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  • Regions | USSA - Foundation
    are primary to Acting as a collective governance organization for a group of divisions and or states in common cause issues Calendaring and supporting international FIS ski racing below the level of the national championships and continental cups Conducting various regional championships for different age groups Management of athletic teams of USSA member athletes from those regions to national championships and FIS continental cups Creation and management within a national development network of training and other developmental opportunities for selected regional athletes who identify themselves through competition performance and a talent identification system Regional management rests in the hands of the alpine department staff While this is organized nationally each region has a specific staff that deals with the varied means and methods of management of alpine skiing within the borders of a region and works to facilitate efficient operations when the regions act collectively in national projects Additionally there are alpine governance structures under the auspices of the Alpine Sport Committee to represent the divisions or states on various committees and working groups to develop philosophy for the sport Regions The USSA s alpine program includes athletes coaches officials and others from its three regions Eastern Rocky Central and Western Use the tabs above to find out more about your region who to contact and more Find a Club Local USSA clubs are the primary starting point for aspiring athletes introducing them to knowledgeable coaches and officials who guide them along the development pipeline Find a Club Tools My USSA Need to renew your membership get coaching tips or work on your technique Want to check rankings or results Find all that and more on your My USSA page Visit My USSA Become a Member Membership Ready to become a member of USSA Whether you re an athlete who

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  • High Performance | USSA - Foundation
    training from nutrition to injury recovery Use this section of the website to learn about sport science sports medicine and all the latest clinics and webinars that can teach you about the latest innovations in the field Get Started Today Whether you want to race with the best or get some big air the USSA has something for everyone Check out the different member programs that the USSA has to offer today Center of Excellence The Center of Excellence in Park City UT is a national training and education center providing world class facilities and educational resources for the USSA s athletes coaches clubs and others Tools My USSA Need to renew your membership get coaching tips or work on your technique Want to check rankings or results Find all that and more on your My USSA page Visit My USSA Become a Member Membership Ready to become a member of USSA Whether you re an athlete who wants to compete a fan who wants to follow the action or part of the support team the USSA has a program for you Become a Member Today Support the Team Get Involved The USSA s athletes get no government funding Their

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  • Contacts | USSA - Foundation
    647 2050 Bill Skinner Alpine Masters Manager bskinner ussa org tel 435 647 2067 For all questions and inquiries regarding race results athlete histories or points and rankings contact J J Ehlers National Rankings Coordinator jehlers ussa org tel 435 647 2037 fax 435 940 2777 Eastern Region Please click here for more information on the Eastern Region programs Martin Guyer Eastern Region Alpine Development Director mguyer ussa org cell 435 565 0236 Patti Nichols Eastern Region Alpine Manager pnichols ussa org cell 802 343 1395 fax 435 645 0110 Tom Ashworth Eastern Region Youth Coordinator tashworth ussa org cell 435 602 9725 For all questions and inquiries regarding race results and sanction agreements for the East contact Janet Larson Eastern Alpine Administrator PO Box 1720 Rutland VT 05701 janetl ussa org easternresults ussa org tel 802 468 2408 fax 435 645 0107 Western Region Please click here for more information on Western Region programs Bill Gunesch Western Region Alpine Development Director bgunesch ussa org cell 435 602 2759 Gwynn Watkins Western Region Alpine Manager gwatkins ussa org tel 435 647 2070 fax 435 940 2810 Jeff Pickering Western Region Development Coach jpickering ussa org cell 435 602 2866 Darryl Whitaker Western Region Youth Coordinator dwhitaker ussa org cell 435 714 2235 Rocky Central Region Please click here for more information on the Rocky Central Region programs Darlene Nolting Rocky Central Region Alpine Development Director dnolting ussa org cell 435 640 8510 fax 435 940 2828 Brewster McVicker Central Division Alpine Manager bmcvicker ussa org cell 435 714 9243 fax 435 645 0101 Ian Dunlop Rocky Central Development Coach idunlop ussa org cell 435 714 8720 Alpine Programs Popular Content Contacts Continuing Education Club News Welcome to the 2016 Intents Site Become an Evaluator Fast Start Coaching Course Alpine Level

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  • Calendar | USSA - Foundation
    Dec 17 Courchevel FRA Dec 21 22 Val d Isère FRA Dec 28 29 Lienz AUT Jan 1 Munich GER Jan 4 Zagreb CRO Jan 11 12 Altenmarkt Zauchensee AUT Jan 14 Flachau AUT Jan 18 19 Cortina d Ampezzo ITA Jan 25 26 GarmischPartenkirchen GER Feb 1 4 Maribor SLO Mar 1 2 Crans Montana SUI Mar 7 8 Åre SWE Mar 12 16 Lenzerheide SUI Men Oct 27 Sölden AUT Nov 17 Levi FIN Nov 30 Dec 1 Lake Louise CAN Dec 6 8 Beaver Creek USA Dec 14 15 Val d Isère FRA Dec 20 21 Val Gardena Gröden ITA Dec 22 Alta Badia ITA Dec 29 Bormio ITA Jan 1 Munich GER Jan 6 Zagreb CRO Jan 11 12 Adelboden SUI Jan 17 19 Wengen SUI Jan 24 26 Kitzbühel AUT Jan 28 Schladming AUT Feb 1 4 Garmisch Partenkirchen GER Mar 1 2 Kvitfjell NOR Mar 8 9 Kranjska Gora SLO Mar 12 16 Lenzerheide SUI NORAM EVENTS Women Dec 1 4 USA West Loveland USA Dec 7 12 USA West Copper USA Dec 15 18 USA West Vail USA Feb 3 6 USA East Sunday River USA Feb 9 15 CAN East Mont St Anne CAN Mar 11 16 Finals CAN West Nakiska CAN Mar 11 16 Finals CAN West COP CAN Men Nov 23 24 USA West TBC Colorado USA Nov 25 26 USA West Loveland USA Dec 9 15 USA West Copper USA Dec 17 20 USA West Vail USA Feb 3 6 USA East Stowe USA Feb 9 14 CAN East Mont St Anne CAN Mar 11 16 Finals CAN West Nakiska CAN Mar 11 16 Finals CAN West COP CAN Alpine Programs Popular Content Calendar Eastern Region Intents Eastern Calendar and Announcements Rocky Mountain Division Calendar Calendar Western Region FIS

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  • Rules | USSA - Foundation
    current FIS license For USA athletes those competitors must be at least 16 years old by Dec 31 of the current season must have a valid USSA Competitor membership U16 or older and be registered with FIS through USSA Athletes who appear on the FIS list are properly registered Short Term Memberships are not eligible for FIS participation USSA Scored Events All participants in USSA scored events must have a valid USSA Competitor membership or a Short Term Membership Note for the convenience of organizers all membership types appear on the USSA points lists however Competitor U14 and under members do not show any points 999 and are not eligible for USSA points Short Term Memberships are also not eligible for USSA points Collegiate Scholastic Events All participants in USSA Collegiate Scholastic events are subject to the same membership requirements as any other USSA Scored or Non Scored event Junior Championships and all Junior Championship Qualifying Events All participants must have a valid USSA Competitor membership for the appropriate age group Short Term Memberships will not allow a competitor in the events Non Scored Events Participation requires a valid USSA Competitor membership or a Short Term Membership Masters Events All participants must have a valid USSA Masters membership or a Short Term Masters Membership Competitor and Coach members ages 18 and older may register for a free add on Masters membership and participant in Masters events To participate in the Masters Regional or Masters Championships athletes must be at least 18 years old and hold a Masters membership a Short Term Membership is not eligible for these championship events Masters competitions are not scored to the USSA points list USSA Member Club Introductory Event USSA member clubs conducting introductory events which include non members must contact USSA the Park City

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  • Rankings | USSA - Foundation
    3 seeded in subsequent competitions according to their total points earned in previous events Thus in ski racing things are done by the numbers Points are used in ski racing because of the unique character of the sport there is no precisely defined standard field track or course for the competition To compensate for courses of different length on widely varying terrain and on snow surfaces that can differ considerably the FIS legislated 1 guidelines such as minimum vertical drop minimum and maximum number of gates and gate dimensions for the setting of courses and 2 formulas for assigning points by relating a racer s time to the winner s time For more information on how the Points are calculated see Chapter 2 Points and Rankings of the Alpine Competition Guide whcih can be found on the Rules page Alpine Points List Downloads 12th USSA Alpine Points List for season 2015 16 vali d April 21 to May 11 2016 12th FIS Alpine Points List for season 2015 16 vali d April 21 to May 11 2016 12th FIS Alpine List Cover Page for season 2015 16 5th USSA Masters Membership List for season 2015 16 posted April 1 2016 To Lookup an althetes current points ranking and race results use Member History and Results under My USSA The Rankings Viewer is also found under My USSA For more information about how to use your My USSA account Click Here QRP Ranking Lists 2015 16 Women s Nor Am QRP Ranking List as of 3 21 16 2015 16 Men s Nor Am QRP Ranking List as of 3 20 16 2015 16 Men s U19 Series QRP Ranking List as of 4 12 16 Other Lists The foreign athlete authorization list is here The list of athletes on membership

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  • Criteria | USSA - Foundation
    Selection criteria for different events teams or projects may be different Athletes coaches and parents should read the criteria carefully to learn exactly how athletes will be selected In some cases it may be results from specific events In other cases it may be an athletes ranking on a USSA or International Ski Federation FIS points or ranking list Most athletes are selected by specific objective criteria but there may also be discretionary selection if noted in the criteria Click on the tabs above to access selection criteria for specific teams or development projects Alpine Programs Popular Content Rocky Mountain Division Selections Selections Criteria Criteria Eastern Age Groups USSA Club Certification Guidelines Certification Central Division Age Groups Club News Anti Doping Outside Ski Turns Pole Jumpers One Ski Skiing Pivot Slips Tools My USSA Need to renew your membership get coaching tips or work on your technique Want to check rankings or results Find all that and more on your My USSA page Visit My USSA Become a Member Membership Ready to become a member of USSA Whether you re an athlete who wants to compete a fan who wants to follow the action or part of the support team

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  • Development | USSA - Foundation
    through quality event production training teams and projects and education The Alpine Training System is an outline developed by the coaches and sport science staff with the help of several top coaches from around the country to define the optimal training competition and recovery programming for a ski racer through each phase in their development that will give them the greatest chance to maximize their long term potential and enjoyment in alpine ski racing Learn more here The SkillsQuest program has been designed to motivate and provide rewards to junior ski racers who work toward developing their fundamental skills in skiing as well as fitness mental strength and other important attributes that lead to a successful ski racer It includes a skiing skills assessment and conditioning assessment and can be used by coaches and clubs Find out more about As ski racers improve with practice and experience opportunities for special training and competition opportunities with divisional regional and national training groups and teams may become available These activities with the continued support of the clubs create a pipeline toward the elite team programs of the U S Ski Team Learn more For most ski racers the bulk of their development opportunities will be offered within their regions divisions or states Find your region s information on development here Alpine Training System The long term athlete development program for an alpine racer is explained in the Alpine Training System Center of Excellence The Center of Excellence in Park City UT is a national training and education center providing world class facilities and educational resources for the USSA s athletes coaches clubs and others Tools My USSA Need to renew your membership get coaching tips or work on your technique Want to check rankings or results Find all that and more on

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