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, Southern Alpine Racing Association - SARA, Tri-State Racing Association (MA, CT, RI) and Vermont Alpine Racing Association - VARA.

Welcome to the USSA Eastern website and the 2014 season!

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

McKinsey Study: USSA / McKinsey Task Force - Progress Report

Can AM Race Announcement

Club Education:  Don't forget to check out the webinar topic of the month.

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

Latest statement regarding equipment control from the FIS TD Commissioner - USA (12/4/13)

!!! Update on FIS Helmet Rule !!!! - See the information from this weekend's FIS Meetings.(posted 11/4/2013)

2013-2014 Eastern U14 and U16 Fundamentals Camp Quotas - here (posted 10/29/2013)

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

2013-2014 Eastern Region Qualifying procedures have been posted. (10/16/2013)

Fall Festival Feedback - Please give us feedback to help us plan for next year.  We appreciate your input whether you were able to attend or not.  See you at next year's event! (posted 10/14/13)

Equipment: Rules. If you have questions about compliance, we refer you to a note from the USA FIS TD Commissioner Paul Van Slyke. (Posted 9/12/2013)

Online Event Scheduling: Now open! - If you are an administrator and you have not received an email from JJ Ehlers with your password to allow you to schedule events for the coming season, contact JJ in Park City (  Schedule agreements weredue by 31 December, late fees will now be applied. (Updated 1/16/2014)


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.


Exercise of the week

Follow along each week for strength and conditioning exercises to help develop athleticism and specific skill based skiing drills for strong fundamentals on snow. Click here for an explanation of this week's exercise.

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.


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. 


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2014 Winter Games

The 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, are coming up quickly. Get the latest information on selection criteria, Sochi preparation and more here.