U19 Born 2001,2002, 2003
U19 - Athletes age 17 turning 18 during the race season must complete background screening at the time of USSS registration.
Age 18 and older must complete background screening within 10 days of registration.
Athletes age 17 turning 18 must complete SafeSport Training prior to their 18th birthday
This program is designed for serious competitors ages 16 through 18 who want to race at local, state, and national levels.
These racers will be required to ski challenging courses set on difficult terrain. This program is competitive.
Athletes compete as “scored” competitors. Athletes are able to earn USSS seed points based on race results and are seeded in start lists based on points rankings.
Athletes no longer compete solely in the Eastern Region to qualify to the PA State Championships.
Competition is across the entire state, and consists of a series of 8 PA Cup races. State Team qualification is based on complete race results across all races in the PA Cup Series. Majority of training is spent in gates, but structured free skiing sessions are continued throughout the season. From the PA Cup Series, racers are able to able to qualify for the PARA State Team and Eastern Regional Events, including Eastern Finals and USSA Finals.
At this level, an FIS license may be required depending on the level of competition.
Saturdays & Sundays December 7, 2019 * through February 23, 2020
*Start date is dependent on Blue Mountain Ski Area opening date
8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Cost: $750.00 by Oct. 31, 2019
$800.00 after Oct. 31, 2019
January 18, 2020 PA CUP 1 Tussey Mountain SL
January 19, 2020 PA CUP 2 Tussey Mountain SL
February 7, 2020 PA CUP 3 Blue Mountain GS
February 8, 2020 PA CUP 4 Blue Mountain GS
February 9, 2020 PA CUP 5 Blue Mountain SL
February 28, 2020 PA CUP 6 Elk Mountain GS
February 29, 2020 PA CUP 7 Elk Mountain GS
March 1, 2020 PA CUP 8 Elk Mountain SL