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Masters Getting Started

Not sure where to start? You came to the right place!

If you have additional questions, email us at

1 - Purchase/Renew Your Masters Eligible U.S. Ski & Snowboard Membership*

2022-2023 Masters Options & Benefits

Click Here to Become a Member or Renew a Full or Short-Term Membership

Click Here for Detailed Instructions for Becoming a New Member and Renewing Memberships

*Upgrade/Add a Membership: You are only able to login and purchase/renew your membership through your U.S. Ski & Snowboard account once online each season. Masters can be added to your cart along with any other desired memberships during your initial purchase. To upgrade/add a Full or Short-Term Masters Membership, contact Member Services by phone 435.647.2666, email or chat at

Click here for the full listing of membership types, details and benefits.

Example screenshots for Alpine Master Purchase:

Masters Membership Selection

  • For most members, your cart will look like this: Masters Membership in Cart


Example Screenshot for Short-Term Master Purchase

Short Term Masters Membership Instructions

  • Your total should be $35 x the number of days you plan to race or DH train: STAM Cart


2 - Check Your Gear & Learn the Basic Rules
3 - Consider Attending a Training Session or Camp
4- Find Your Division and Sign Up for a Race

Click map to find division websites and contact information.

Masters Division Map


5 - Attend A Race!
  1. Review the event fact sheet
  2. Check in a race headquarters in the morning
    • Get your race bib
    • Check that you're on the start list
    • Purchase a lift ticket (if needed)
    • Learn about any special instructions for the day
  3. Inspect the course
  4. Racer ready! 


Introduction to Masters Racing

About Masters

Who are Masters Racers?

  • Adults of all ages and abilities
  • Race fanatics chasing their passion
  • Experienced racers who grew up with the sport
  • Novice skiers seeking a new challenge

What is Masters Racing?

  • Age class competition
  • Ski racing on FIS approved courses
  • DH, SG, GS, SL, and Parallel events
  • The perfect combination of sport, adrenaline and spandex

When are Masters Races?

  • US division have races December through April
  • Eastern and Western Region Championships are in January and February
  • National Championships are in March
  • FIS Masters races are held September through April

Where do Masters Race?

  • Most compete within their division
  • Many also race in nearby divisions
  • Some travel to favorite locations
  • Some even travel internationally for FIS Masters events.

Why Compete?

  • No matter your experience or goals, there is a place for you in masters!
  • There are coaches and training to help you acheive your goals!
  • Alpine Ski Racing is a lifelong sport and an experience you won’t forget!