Program Fees and Family Participation Deposits fees are due in full by December 1st. A 10% earlybird discount is available to families who have paid 3/4 of their Program Fees by September 30th. A four-payment option is available with payments due by July 31, August 31, September 30 and December 1st.
The descriptions listed below are the technical descriptions for each of our program offerings. It should be noted that at every level we emphasize a fun, team oriented approach to every day. We encourage our athletes to push their limits and expand their abilities but always seeking to include a fun factor in that pursuit.
The following pages provide descriptions of our five season-long programs plus several options for additional camps and training opportunities.
Here are some definitions of terms that you will see in the descriptions:
U-10, U-12, etc.
Like many other sports, USSA uses age designations to create age specific training and racing groups. U-10 simply means that the participant is under 10 years of age as of January 1st of the upcoming competition season. U-12 means under 12 years of age as of January 1st, etc.
The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) is the national governing body of Olympic skiing and snowboarding. It is the parent organization of the U.S. Ski Team, U.S. Snowboarding and U.S. Freeskiing. Developed to facilitate participation in national and international competition, the Olympic sports organization provides structure for competitive skiing and snowboarding. From grassroots programs to governance of sport, management of rules, competitions and athletic rankings, the USSA oversees athletic pipelines for development in the sports. With a vision to make the USA the best in the world in Olympic skiing and snowboarding, the USSA provides leadership and direction for tens of thousands of young skiers and snowboarders who share an Olympic dream while maintaining a strong adherence to core values. The USSA, established in 1905, operates out of the national training and education facility, the Center of Excellence, in Park City, UT.United States
USSA Alpine Training System
Our program choices and curriculum are built to follow the USSA Alpine Training System matrix. The Alpine Training System describes the long term athlete development of a ski racer from their introduction to the sport through the pinnacle of their ski racing career. Click Here for more information.
Northern Division USSA (ND) USSA is divided into eight geographic regions for the purpose of regionalizing competition and reducing travel for entry level and younger competitors. FVSEF and Whitefish Mountain Resort are located in the Northern Division, which includes all of Montana and parts of Wyoming and South Dakota.
Tommy Moe Race Series
The Tommy Moe Race Series is a 7-race series that takes place on selected Sundays during the season. The races all take place at Whitefish Mountain Resort on the lower slopes of Chair Two and provide a non-intimidating entry level experience for children to experience ski racing for the first time.