USSA Alpine Masters organize age group alpine ski racing for competitors 20 and up. Competition is organized under the rules of the United States Ski Association (USSA), the national governing body for skiing and snowboarding, in the alpine ski disciplines of SL, GS, SG, and DH. Visit the Masters section of the ussa.org web site for information, forms, and news from the national headquarters.
Each winter, ski racing events are organized by masters groups in the USSA divisions throughout the US. In addition to races held within each division, the season includes regional and national competitions as well as opportunities to compete in the FIS International Masters Cup (IMC) events. See the Contacts page for links to division web sites for details on their programs and events.
Information and race results from regional and national championship events will be posted here throughout the 2013 season in the Current Season Events section. See the Events section below for overview and key links for all of this season's major events.
Connecting Online USSA and division masters organizations are preparing for the 2013 season by publishing schedules, news, and information on the ussa.org and division web sites. There are also a number of ways to connecting with fellow masters racers and supporters through online groups (Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, Google) and subscribing the email lists. We collected as many links and tips as possible here on the Contacts page, so check it out to get connected with your home division as well as national ski racing friends!
Fall Newsletter The Masters fall newsletter published by USSA contains news about masters programs and events around the country for the coming season.
Masters Comp Guide The 2013 Masters Competition Guide is published on ussa.org and can be downloaded in PDF format. Contact national masters director Bill Skinner at USSA to request a print copy.
USSA Forms USSA and FIS masters membership applications are available online at ussa.org. You can use USSA's online member services to apply for or renew your Masters competition license.
2013 National Speed Series The 2013 Molecule F National Speed Series will feature sixteen eighteen DH and SG races throughout the country, leading into the culminating events of the national championships at Big Sky MT in March.
Aspen SG/DH cancelled - the Aspen races on Feb. 16-18 have been cancelled - due to insufficient snow it is not possible to provide a safe venue for these races [05-Feb-2013]
2013 Eastern Regionals - Okemo, VT The 2013 Eastern Regional Championships will be held February 8-10 at Okemo, VT. at Killington, VT and Pico Mountain, VT. The regional championships are a 4-race SG/SG/GS/SL event. The SG races also counts in the 2013 National Speed Series standings.
2013 National Championships - Big Sky, MT The 2013 Phillips 66 Alpine Masters National Championships will be held Mar. 18-23, 2013 at Big Sky, MT in Northern Division. The 2013 nationals will include 4 events, with the national championship DH along with the 3-event SG/GS/SL races for the combined age class champions scoring. The national championship DH/SG races are the final events in the 2013 National Speed Series standings.
2013 FIS Masters Cup - Mammoth Mountain, CA Following up on the highly successful 2012 FIS Masters Criterium in March 2012, Mammoth Mountain, CA is once again bringing the FIS International Masters to the US by hosting a FIS Masters Cup event on February 28 - March 3. The event will feature a day of SG training followed by 2 SG races and 2 SL races.
NOTE REVISED SCHEDULE: the original event schedule published in the fall in the 2013 Masters Competition Guide planned for SG training on Thursday and two SG races for all groups on Friday, followed by SL races on the weekend. A revised schedule has been announced which moves the SG training up a day to Wednesday and schedules the two SG races for Thursday and Friday.