After five weeks of great submissions, we’re excited to announce that Abby Benser is the winner of the competition’s grand prize - a free Saga Outerwear item of her choice!
Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s Virtual Competition; we hope to see you all at on-snow competitions next season!
USCSA Membership Refund Policy Update As we begin to look towards the 2021/2022 season, the USCSA Membership Committee has approved the following policy: The USCSA will review registration fee refunds and/or transfers for the 2020-2021 season until June 01, 2021.
After this date, no refunds will be issued. This includes all Team, Institution, and Individual registration fees.
Save The Date!
2021 USCSA Virtual Conference
Saturday, June 12th
11:15 am to 5:30 pm Eastern Time
This year’s USCSA summer conference will feature several presentations, both to help our teams recover from the pandemic affected season and to help USCSA conferences continue to host world class competitions. Speakers from US Ski & Snowboard along with several members of USCSA committees will give virtual presentations and updates.
The Conference will end with a virtual Social Hour for all our members to reconnect with each other and share memories.
Thank You Seniors!
After two COVID-19 affected seasons, we know this has been a difficult for many of us, especially our graduating seniors. If your team, like the University of Rhode Island Ski Team below, posted a thank you note for your seniors we’d love to see it and share it. Tag @uscsa or send your pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can spread the word to all of USCSA!
2020/2021 Season Ends on a High Note in the Midwest and West
Great Bear Chase Concludes Defiant Season, Twin Cities Crowned Midwest Collegiate Champions
A small but determined field of collegiate Nordic skiers made their way North of the Portage this weekend to decide the final standings of the 2020-21 Midwest Collegiate Nordic League. As the sun rose over the steam hoists and smokestacks of fair Calumet, athletes representing Twin Cities Nordic, the Buckingham Badgers, and Michigan Technological University gathered at the 40th annual Great Bear Chase to test their strength – and wax – on the winding Swedetown trails. Read More
Without national championship, USCSA western champs endure through COVID season
When the U.S. Collegiate Ski & Snowboard Association (USCSA) canceled the 2021 U.S. Collegiate Ski & Snowboard National Championships last fall citing concerns from its membership regarding the safety of attendees and travel restrictions, the USCSA turned its focus to enabling the regular season and local competitions where conditions permitted. Among limited training, a condensed roster of teams participating, and various COVID-19 Task Force meetings, USCSA persevered to successfully hold Western Region Championships for four collegiate teams last weekend. Read More
USCSA Alumni Interview Series Coming in May!
Starting in May USCSA will feature interviews with alumni who are currently working in the Ski and Snowboard industry, including current coaches with the US Ski Team. If you know of an alumni who would like to be interviewed send an email to email@example.com and we’ll reach out!