What gear do I need?

You can try ski racing on whatever you own now, but you will quickly want to be on real slalom or GS race skis with bindings that are appropriate for your weight and ability level in racing and training situations. Note all ski lengths below can be +/- 2cm. Slalom Skis Women: 155 cm Men:[…]

How do I enter a masters race?

If you wish to compete regularly in U.S. Ski & Snowboard Masters races, you will need to obtain a masters license from U.S. Ski & Snowboard. There are two types of licenses or memberships: a basic masters license ($125 for 2019/20) and “masters with requirements” ($150). If you wish to go to only one or[…]

How good of a skier should I be?

Joining the masters program will make you a better skier all over the mountain. That said, to get the most out of the program, you should ski at an upper-intermediate level or higher. If you can ski trails rated with blue squares at Big Sky, you can handle this program. We train primarily on Hangman’s.

Western Region Selections

U.S. Ski & Snowboard Western Region race series and development projects are subject to quotas and selection criteria.

Team Hotel Accommodations

BSSEF makes arrangements to block rooms at out-of-area hotels on behalf of team members and their families. However, you are responsible for making your own hotel reservations.

Online Athlete Registration

Athletes can register for competitions using the U.S. Ski & Snowboard online athlete registration portal.

Northern Division Race Calendar

The Northern Division of U.S. Ski & Snowboard is the definitive source of information for Alpine competitions. Check the Northern Division website first!

How do installment payment plans work?

As BSSEF has become active year-round, we’ve been compelled to push the Early Season pricing deadline earlier in the year for planning and cash flow purposes. However, we recognize that taking advantage of Early Season pricing – while beneficial – might cause a cash crunch for some families. So, we’re now offering installment payment options[…]

Make Deposit Online

Use the following form to make a $500 deposit. You do not have to have a BSSEF account to use this form. You may also mail your deposit: BSSEFPO Box 160134Big Sky, MT 59716