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Masters Getting Started

Not sure where to start? You came to the right place!

If you have additional questions, email us at lauren.beckos@usskiandsnowboard.org or use the Contact Us form at  the bottom of this page.

1 - Purchase/Renew Your Masters Eligible U.S. Ski & Snowboard Membership*

Alpine Member Categories and Benefits (click link for full details)

$100 Full Masters (ages 18+)

  • Some divisions have an additional charge for division dues/membership
  • If you are planning to race in the FIS Masters Cup event be sure to click the box the renew/purchase your FIS Masters License.

$75 Non-Scored Student (ages 18-24)

  • Not eligible for regional and national events

$20 Short-Term Masters (per day)

  • Limited to 2 separate events per season.
  • An event may include consecutive days.
  • Purchase can be applied to full masters membership
  • Not eligible for regional and national events

$var. Upgrade General or Officials Membership**

$0 Add to Coaches or Competitor Membership**

 

Become a Member

Renew a Membership

Purchase 1st Short-Term Membership**   

Purchase 2 Short-Term Memberships at Once

 

* Memberships must be purchased online prior to race day.

** You are only able to login and purchase/renew your membership once online each season. Masters can be added to your cart along with any other desired memberships during your initial purchase. To make changes, upgrades, or to add a 2nd short term membership after your initial purchase, you will need to contact Member Services by phone on 435.647.2666 or chat at http://my.ussa.org/membership/start.

 

2 - Check Your Gear & Learn the Basic Rules
3 - Consider Attending a Training Session or Camp
4- Find Your Division and Sign Up for a Race

Click map to find division websites and contact information.

Masters Division Map

 

5 - Attend A Race!
  1. Review the event fact sheet
  2. Check in a race headquarters in the morning
    • Get your race bib
    • Check that you're on the start list
    • Purchase a lift ticket (if needed)
    • Learn about any special instructions for the day
  3. Inspect the course
  4. Racer ready! 

 

Got a question about Masters racing?  Contact us!
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Introduction to Masters Racing

About Masters

Who are Masters Racers?

  • Adults of all ages and abilities
  • Race fanatics chasing their passion
  • Experienced racers who grew up with the sport
  • Novice skiers seeking a new challenge

What is Masters Racing?

  • Age class competition
  • Ski racing on FIS approved courses
  • DH, SG, GS, SL, and Parallel events
  • The perfect combination of sport, adrenaline and spandex

When are Masters Races?

  • US division have races December through April
  • Eastern and Western Region Championships are in January and February
  • National Championships are in March
  • FIS Masters races are held September through April

Where do Masters Race?

  • Most compete within their division
  • Many also race in nearby divisions
  • Some travel to favorite locations
  • Some even travel internationally for FIS Masters events.

Why Compete?

  • No matter your experience or goals, there is a place for you in masters!
  • There are coaches and training to help you acheive your goals!
  • Alpine Ski Racing is a lifelong sport and an experience you won’t forget!

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