After the U.S. Freestyle Ski Team is named in May 2016, based on the final NorAm Grand Prix standings for the 2015-16 season, the top five men and women in moguls/dual moguls will be named to the USSA freestyle moguls/dual moguls development group. The top four men and women on the final FFSP, not currently named to the U.S. Freestyle Ski Team or the EADP will be nominated for the freestyle aerials development group. This will guarantee these athletes’ starts on the NorAm tour. All freestyle development group athletes must participate in all event days the U.S. Selection Events. If a freestyle development group athlete is injured and unable to compete in U.S. Selection Events, the athlete must provide medical documentation stating they are unable to compete. Once medically cleared to compete, they would retain their NorAm start. An athlete who is named to the freestyle development group has until June 1, 2016 to accept their spot in the USSA freestyle development group. Once the USSA office has been notified that an athlete is retiring or the deadline has passed with no acceptance, the next athlete on the NorAm Grand Prix standings in moguls/dual moguls and the next athlete on the final FFSP in aerials will be added to the freestyle development group.
DEVELOPMENT GROUP ATHLETES
YOUNG GUNS CRITERIA
Moguls Young Guns will be held from July 16th-24th, 2016
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Athletes finishing in the top 3 per gender at Junior Nationals in the following age groups: U13, U15, U17 & U19 will be invited to participate. In addition, the highest ranked athlete per gender on the FFSP in those age groups will also be invited if not already invited via Junior Nationals results. US Ski Team members will not be invited, however, no additional invitations will be issued to fill a spot if a US Ski Team member would have qualified via a top 3 age group finish or top age group FFSP ranking.
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