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!

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

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)

Don't forget the membership late fee deadline is October 15!  If you are a renewing member there is no time better than the present. (10/9/2014)

The 2015 Eastern Fall Festival is just  a week away.  No sign up just come to Rutland! Check out the schedule here. (posted 10/11/2014)

The USSA development staff would like to share with you some initiatives they are considering for implementation in 2015/16.  Feedback and input on the  "pre-proposals"would be welcomed by staff members, to be taken into consideration before the final proposals are submitted to the Alpine Sports Committee in April, 2015.

View the preproposals here: Calendar Reform   and  Men's National NJR Series

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

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.

Save the Date -   Eastern ACC Meeting, Sunday, October 19 2014.  Time: 9AM  Location:  Holiday Inn, Rutland , VT

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.


Welcome to the Eastern Region Website.
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.