Points and Rankings
The ability to measure one competitor's performance against another is the heart of competive athletics. In a country as large as the USA, it's improtant to have measurement tools to evaluate performance of skiers around the nation. Performance of USSA athletes is evaluated through various ranking lists. Athletes competing in scored competitions earn points, which are calculated mathematically to allow ranking lists to be developed. Ranking lists, in turn, are used by USSA for selection to teams, entry into higher level competitions and for development projects.
USSA Ranking Lists
USSA ranking lists utilize finishes from USSA scored competitions.
FIS Ranking Lists
FIS ranking lists utilize finishes from FIS competitions worldwide, including those in the USA.
The USSA freestyle/freeskiing points system has been developed to provide a measurement tool for U.S. freestyle/freeskiing competitors. It is an important tool for personal evaluation and team selection at many levels. The Points and Ranking chapter of the USSA Freestyle/Freeskiing Competition Guide outlines the basics of the USSA Freestyle/Freeskiing points system (FFSP) and how you can use it as a tool to measure your performance.
Freestyle/Freeskiing List Downloads
1st USSA Freestyle membership list - posted January 6, 2017
5th FIS Freestyle/Freeskiing points list for season 2016-17 - valid Jan 11, 2017 to Feb 8, 2017
Lookup current USSA points and rankings - you must be logged in to the myUSSA system to use this tool
Lookup current FIS points - this tool will redirect you to the FIS website
To Lookup an athlete's current points, ranking and race results, use Member History and Results under My USSA. The Rankings Viewer is also found under My USSA.
For more information about how to use My USSA, Click Here
2016-17 Freestyle/Freeskiing Points LIst Dates
Freestyle/Freeskiing Points Information
To assure that your membership is processed for inclusion on any list, your membership materials must be received by USSA at least seven days prior to a closing date. Registrations are not considered received until they are complete. It is the athlete’s responsibility to ensure that his or her USSA membership registration is received; you can contact USSA member services (435.647.2666) to check the status of your application.
USSA and FIS points are not continually being updated; they are recalculated for each new list. For more information on how points are calculated, see Chapter 2 of your USSA Freestyle/Freeskiing Competition Guide.
If you have a question regarding your USSA or FIS points or ranking, or an event result, please be sure to provide USSA with sufficient details to help you. Most notably, indicate your sport (alpine, cross country, freestyle, etc.).
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