U18 Born 2003, 2004, 2005
U18 - 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.
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.
ALL POST SEASON IS DEPENDENT ON RULES IMPOSED DUE TO COVID.
At this level, an FIS license may be required depending on the level of competition.
Saturdays & Sundays December * through February
*Start date is dependent on Blue Mountain Ski Area opening date
8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Cost: Before 10/31 $800.00
After 10/31 $850.00
DATE RACE LOCATION DISCIPLINE
15-Jan PA Cup 1 Seven Springs SL
16-Jan PA Cup 2 Seven Springs SL
4-Feb PA Cup 3 Blue Mountain GS
5-Feb PA Cup 4 Blue Mountain GS
6-Feb PA Cup 5 Blue Mountain SL
4-Mar PA Cup 6 Elk GS
5-Mar PA Cup 7 Elk SL
6-Mar PA Cup 8 Elk SL