Alpine Programs

SkillsQuest Tournaments

SkillsQuest Tournaments are where ski racers put their skills to the test. They can be held in conjunction with a race or as stand-alone events. Racers are evaluated and rewarded by accredited evaluators in their phase of the Skiing Skills Assessment. The appropriate phases for testing based on age groupings are listed in the table below.

SkillsQuest Tournaments give racers a more complete look into their skill sets. They can strive for bronze, silver or gold medal scores on the assessment exercises.  Check the exercises and scoring criteria here.

Scoring Report Excel Spreadsheets:

use these designed spreadsheets to enter in scores from the on hill evaluation. It will award the participant either Bronze, Silver, or Gold from the average of all skills evaluated

Scoring Spreadsheet 1- will award participant for 4 evaluated skills

Scoring Spreadsheet 2- will award participant for 3 evaluated skills

Scoring Spreadsheet 3- will award participant for 2 evaluated skills

please contact skillsquest@ussa.org to make sure you have the most current version of the scoring spreadsheet. 

For a listing of SkillsQuest Tournaments in your area, check your council, state, divisional or regional website.

 

 
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