Welcome to the Eastern Region

The USSA Eastern Region is one of three USSA regions established under the authority of the USSA Alpine Sport Committee (ASC) and is responsible for the regulation of the sport of Alpine Ski Competition within the geographical area of the Eastern United States.  It consists of the eight eastern divisions: Maine Alpine Racing Association - MARA, New Hampshire Alpine Racing Association - NHARA, New Jersey Alpine Racing Association - NJSRA, New York State Racing Association - NYSSRA, Pennsylvania Alpine Racing Association - PARA( DE, D.C. MD, PA), Southern Alpine Racing Association - SARA, Tri-State Racing Association (MA, CT, RI) and Vermont Alpine Racing Association - VARA.

Welcome to the USSA Eastern website!

If you can't find what you're looking for, please give us a call or send us an email. And...don't forget to scroll down on every page so that you see all the content! 

Current News

USSAStaff initiatives to Congress.  You can see these national initiatives here.

USSA Congress is May 9-13,2017.  Are you going.  See information here.  Book your hotel room by 8 April and save!

Eastern Spring Meetings are scheduled - Check out the schedule and hotel deals here.

USSA Precisions for 2017 have been published.  You can view them here.

THANK YOU to our sponsors.  World Cup Supply will be sponsoring the Eastern Cup Series this year.  Nordica will be sponsoring the Ronnie Berlack U16 Eastern Championships. and Time Out for Whoopie will be a supporting sponsor for U14 and U16 Regionals as well as U16 Nationals..  We appreciate your support of our Eastern athletes.

Looking for an officials clinic in the region.  Check out schedules here.

The Eastern Handbook containing this year's policies and procedures for the region is posted here.

Decisions from the Eastern ACC meetings can be found here.

Have you been looking for all the videos that used to be on COE TV?  You can find them here on the  USSA Sport Education YouTube Channel

We are updating the Eastern Region email distribution / Contacts List.  Please register yourself here if you wish to be on our email lists.

Looking for an Eastern Coaching job?  Don't forget to check out the Eastern coaches page and the Club Job Postings page on the National Website.

2016 Congress Review here

Curious about the decisions that came out of the technical committees at the FIS Congress?  Check them out here. Take note of the GS ski requirements for the 2017-2018 season.

Check out some of the presentations from the 2016 Club Excellence Conference here.

Foundation created in memory of USST athletes Ronnie Berlack and Bryce Astle

Congratulations Cecily Decker and Ben Ritchie the 2016 Don A. Metivier Glden Ski Award Recipients!

If you haven't checked out the club excellence workshops there is no time like the present.  They are great informative programs.  Click here for more information on the workshops and to check out recordings from previous workshops. (10/30/2014)

Have you checked out the Peak Conference Series Webinars.? Don't miss this great educational opportunity.

McKinsey Study: USSA / McKinsey Task Force - Progress Report 

Eastern Alpine Ski Education Foundation

EASEF offers support to young athetes to enable them to participate in and pursue competitive winter sports opportunities. Click here to learn more.EASEF offers support to young athetes to enable
them to participate in and pursue competitive winter
sports opportunities. Click here to learn more.



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