Welcome to the PA Freestyle's 2019 - 2020 program.
This is the registration for the 2019 - 2020 season FOR ONLY NEW ATHLETES WHO HAVE COMPLETED THE "TRY OUT" REQUIREMENT FOR THE PROGRAM with teams focusing on program approved events held in conjunction with the Eastern Region of USSA and USASA. Coaching will only be available at certified / approved events.
In order to participate within this group the athlete must be a "registered member" with USSA. To compete they must register as a competitor at thier age group. To complete the registration process, please visit www.USSA.org to register there in conjunction with this registration.
This program is for athletes who are both NEW and Returning to program from previous seasons. In order to register, the athlete must be 8 years of age by December 1st, 2019, or completed a "Try Out" session for the program and have the Program Director's approval for joining.
Athletes who are new to program will be subject to a "Try Out" the first weekend of the program to ensure that their skiing abilities are appropriate for a competitive based program. Athlete who do not complete the try are entitled to a refund of their program fee less a $100 administrative fee for the try out. PA Freestyle cannot refund USSA or USASA membership fees.
Athletes registering with the intent of competiting at the A Level or in OPEN events must first seek the approval of the Program Director.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITY AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY The Pennsylvania Freestyle Ski Association is a Snowsports association provides a variety of activities for its member athletes through the membership year (November 15 through November 14). Snowsport activities are, to a varying degree, hazardous. By making application for membership, I/we voluntarily assume all the risks involved. By assuming all risks involved, I/we agree to not hold Pennsylvania Freestyle Ski Association / PA Freestyle, its officers or Board Members, organizers or coordinators liable for any accident or injury resulting from participation in PFSA related activity. I/we have read this release in full and understand it, and hereby apply / renew for membership in the Pennsylvania Freestyle Ski Association.
No athlete will be able to participate in PA Freestyle related activities unless athlete is paid in full and waivers are agreed upon by parent(s) / guardian(s). By completing this online registration parent(s) / guardian(s) are agreeing to PA Freestyle's SPORTS INSURANCE, PHOTO RELEASE and Emergency Action Protocol for their minor and themselves.
When registering please choose the athletes primary discipline:
Board/Ski Cross- Racing through a course with obstacles side by side with your competitors. For Snowboard only- Giant Slalom and Slalom training
Freeski/Slopestyle- Ski Only- Skiing on jumps, rails, boxes, and halfpipe. Competing in a closed course format- best of two runs.
Freestyle/Mogul- Ski Only- Primary Focus is skiing through a course of bumps being judged on time, turns, and maneuver. This segment of the team also participates in Aerial events.
Snowboard- Snowboarding on jumps, rails, boxes, and halfpipe. Competing in a closed course format- best of two runs.
Young Guns- is for skiers and snowboarders who are ages 8-10.Prospective athletes are expected to have at least 2 years of on-slope experience and will learn to take their skiing/snowboarding from flat to feature improving their riding through the learning of freestyle.
USASA Age Groups-
Grommet (8-9) Menehune (10-11)
Breakers (12-13) Youth (14-15) Juniors (16-17)
The following age categories are recognized by the USASA for both men and women, snowboarders and skiers in Rail Jam & *Banked Slalom
9 & Under 10 to 13 14 & Over Open Class
USSA / Eastern Freestyle Age Groups: Age classifications are determined by the competitor’s age as of December 1 of the competition season. Age groups are as follows:
· Veteran: 21 years and older
· Seniors: 19 and 20 years-old
· U19: 17 and 18 years-old
· U17: 15 and 16 years-old
· U15: 13 and 14 years-old
· U13: 11 and 12 years-old
· U11: 9 and 10 years-old
· U9: 7 and 8 years-old
Additional information relating to the competitive programs can be found on the www.USSA.org www.usasa.org and www.EasternFreestyle.org
Base Cost: $1,250.00