Freestyle Athlete Membership
It’s important your athlete has the correct membership for his/her sport. Please review the options below and the Freestyle Membership & Benefits outline to determine which membership is best for your child.
SafeSport and Background Screening Requirements:
Members 17, turning 18 and older during the membership season, are required to complete annual SafeSport training and periodic background screening and Introduction to Avalanches training. All requirements must be completed prior to memberships being activated. Members turning 18 during the season, which runs July 1st – June 30th, will need to register for and receive a green-light background screening determination within 45 days of turning 18. (Short term members are excluded)
Introduction to Avalanches Course Requirement:
The Introduction to Avalanches Course is completed through your online account
Members 17 years of age and older must have their own online account to gain access to the course
Linked members will not have access to this course
A link to the Introduction to Avalanches Course will be provided on the confirmation page and within your https://my.usskiandsnowboard.org account if completion is required.
Option 1 – General Membership - Non-Competitor: AGE 0-17 // PRICE $35
The Freestyle general membership is a great option for your athlete (restricted to those age 17 and under) to train with his/her club throughout the season. However, the general membership does not allow for competition in U.S. Ski & Snowboard sanctioned events.
Option 2 - Non-Scored Athlete Membership: AGE 18 and over // PRICE $100
Freestyle Non-Scored Athlete does not include access to U.S. Ski & Snowboard points list. The Non-Scored Athlete membership provides access to all levels of U.S. Ski & Snowboard scored and non-scored competitions at the local, divisional, regional and national level.
Option 3 – Competitor Membership:
Freestyle Competitor membership provides access to all levels of U.S. Ski & Snowboard scored and non-scored competitions at the local, divisional, regional and national level. Competitor memberships include scoring on national ranking lists as well as International Ski Federation ranking lists where appropriate (with additional FIS license). This membership is required for FIS registration and FIS level competitions. May compete in aerial and mogul events only. You may upgrade your child to a competitor membership for his/her age class by calling Member Services on 435.647.2666. The $35 paid for the general membership and any applicable division dues will be applied to the upgrade. Additional division dues may apply.
Freestyle Competitor U11 and under - $100
Freestyle Competitor U13 - $125
Freestyle Competitor U15 & over - $200 (Required for FIS registration)
Option 4 – Short-Term Membership: AGE 0-17 // PRICE $35/day
U.S. Ski & Snowboard short-term memberships are designed for those 17 and under who wish to participate in a single event. Short-term memberships are available for all sports. Does not provide access to the U.S. Ski & Snowboard points list.
Short-Term Membership Guidelines:
- Short-term memberships are $35 per day and may be purchased for up to five consecutive days
- Limit of one short-term membership purchase permitted per person per season
- Additional participation will require an upgrade to regular membership
- The amount previously paid for the short-term memberships will be applied towards the upgrade during the same season
If you are still unsure of which membership to purchase please contact your child’s coach or club for directions. Or contact Member Services:
- Email: email@example.com
- Chat: https://my.ussa.org/membership/start
- Phone: 435.647.2666