RACING RULES AND
"rules" are found in the USSA Alpine Competition Guide and the ICR
(International Competition Rules). The ICR is published by the FIS (Federation
Internationale de Ski) and is also known as the FIS rule book, or "blue
book" due to the color of its cover. Regional governing bodies, PNSA
have rules and the particular articles relevant a region.
FIS International Competition Rules (ICR)
USSA Alpine Officials Manual 2014 - 2015
States Ski & Snowboard Association, known as USSA (pronounced "you-ess-ess-ay"),
is the National Governing Body of Skiing within the
Pacific Northwest Ski Association (PNSA)
PNSA, as a division of USSA, provides rules dealing with USSA divisional concerns on inter-club competion and selection procedures to higher level races.
Oregon Interscholastic Ski/Snowboard Racing Association (OISRA)
OISRA operates independently of USSA and provides its own rules which are similar but not exactly the same as USSA and FIS.
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