Alpine Programs

Welcome to the Eastern Region

The USSA Eastern Region is one of three USSA regions established under the authority of the USSA Alpine Sport Committee (ASC) and is responsible for the regulation of the sport of Alpine Ski Competition within the geographical area of the Eastern United States.  It consists of the eight eastern state associations: Maine Alpine Racing Association - MARA, New Hampshire Alpine Racing Association - NHARA, New Jersey Alpine Racing Association - NJSRA, New York State Racing Association - NYSSRA, Pennsylvania Alpine Racing Association - PARA( DE, D.C. MD, PA), Southern Alpine Racing Association - SARA, Tri-State Racing Association (MA, CT, RI) and Vermont Alpine Racing Association - VARA.

Welcome to the USSA Eastern website!

If you can't find what you're looking for, please give us a call or send us an email. And...don't forget to scroll down on every page so that you see all the content!

Current News

Summary of USSA Congress 2015 Decisions

2015 - 2016  Equipment rules

Congratulations to those Eastern athletes who made the U16 Assessment Project.  Findy the paperwork you need here. (3/20/15)

USSA Event Evaluation Form - Give us your feedback

Looking for current National Initiatives and Proposals currently being considered? Find them on our Eastern Governance page. (Last updated 10/25//14)

This year's mantra - Slalom Recalibration - Take a look and learn from the best. (11/25/2014)

Looking for the qualification criteria for the 2015-2016 USST or the NTG criteria.  Check it out on our coaches' webpage. 11/25/2014)

The 2015 U16 National Championships are coming to Sugarloaf!  Check out the announcement.

Did you miss the Fall Festival? If you did and would like to see some of the material presented, check it out here. (10/30/2014)

Report of the Alpine Sport Committee Fall Call - from Quotas to Team Scoring!

If you haven't checked out the club excellence workshops there is no time like the present.  They are great informative programs.  Click here for more information on the workshops and to check out recordings from previous workshops. (10/30/2014)

There has been an update to the USSA Alpine Equipment Guide.  Please read the note from Patrick Riml and see the updated guidelines chart here. (10/11/2014)

Did you realize that USSA Membership brings you a list of benefits, including discounts from our USSA partners and suppliers?  Check out your benefits here and the USSA Rewards program here.

2015 Eastern Region Competiton Calendar  is available here. ( updated 10/3/2014)

2014-2015 Eastern Officials Clinics - Check the current schedule here. (updated 10/14/2014)

2014 Congress - Read a synopsis of the decisions coming out of the 2014 USSA Congress here.  (5/27/2014)

Information from the 2014 Club Excellence Conference can be found here. (5/27/2014)

Have you checked out the Peak Conference Series Webinars.? Don't miss this great educational opportunity.

USSA Blogs - Luke Bodensteiner Blogs!  Check out the latest entry on membership here! (10/24/13)

McKinsey Study: USSA / McKinsey Task Force - Progress Report 

Eastern Alpine Ski Education Foundation

EASEF offers support to young athetes to enable them to participate in and pursue competitive winter sports opportunities. Click here to learn more.EASEF offers support to young athetes to enable
them to participate in and pursue competitive winter
sports opportunities. Click here to learn more.




Eastern Development Coach, Martin Guyer, on Fundamentals
Intent to Compete

Coaches and Athlete Representatives click here to intend a USSA Athlete for out of region FIS races, Nor Ams, FISU and Canadian races.


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