Skicross - FAQ
Q. What type of membership is required?
If any athlete wishes to compete in any FIS sanctioned event (NorAms, Europa Cups, World Cups, World Championships) athletes must have a USSA Freestyle or Alpine license and FIS freestyle license.
Q. How do I get a USSA or FIS license?
Q. How do I get started in skicross?
A. There are several tours throughout the world. It is up to the athlete to find information on other non-USSA/FIS sanctioned skicross events. USSA is not responsible for posting or keeping up-to-date information on all tours. To find information on FIS sanctioned ski cross competitions please visit www.fis-ski.com.
Q. Are there any age restrictions?
Q: How do I qualify for World Cup?
Q. How do I enter and register for Nor-Am/FIS and/or Europa Cups?
A. Any athlete wishing to compete who has a valid USSA and FIS Freestyle license can compete in Nor-Am/FIS ski cross events. If you wish to compete you must contact USSA Kate Morton email@example.com.
Europa-Cups or other International FIS Skicross Events
A. All athletes must be entered by USSA. If we wish to compete please contact Kate Morton firstname.lastname@example.org
Q. Is there a national team? And how do I qualify for the national team?
Q. How do I qualify for the Olympic Team?
Q. How do I qualify for X-Games?
Q. What kind of skis do I use?
Q. Are there boot height and ski height restrictions like there are in alpine racing?
Q. Do they test these restrictions?
Q. What are the rules for clothing, can I wear a downhill racing suit?