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Competition Manual

2020-21 Competition Manual

 
 
updated March 7, 2021          
               
   
TABLE OF CONTENTS
     
               
 
 
2020-21 Competition Manual
     
 
Chapters 1 - 2  and Appendix Valid for Alpine and Nordic
 
 
     
                            Cover & Title Page
   
1 - PACIFIC NORTHWEST SKI ASSOCIATION - INTRODUCTION    
  PURPOSES       1  
  VISION _ MISSION - VALUES     1  
  ADMINISTRATION       1  
2 - PNSA / U.S. SKI & SNOWBOARD COMPETITION PROGRAMS    
  HOW TO BECOME A COMPETITOR - ALPINE 2  
  COMPETITOR CLASSIFICATION - ALPINE   2  
  COMPETITION LADDER - ALPINE   3  
  MASTERS - ALPINE       3  
  HOW TO BECOME A COMPETITOR - NORDIC 4  
  COMPETITIOR CLASSIFICATION - NORDIC   4  
  COACHES, OFFICIALS AND VOLUNTEERS   5  
               
APPENDIX            
  A1   2019-20 PNSA ANNUAL AWARDS   A-I  
  A3  PNSA RACE ADMINISTRATOR CONTACT LIST A-VI  
  A4  PNSA ALPINE COMPETITION COMMITTEE A-VII  
  A5  PNSA NORDIC COMPETITION COMMITTEE A-IX  
  A6  PNSA BOARD OF DIRECTORS   A-X  
               
   
2020-21 Nordic Only Competition Manual
 
3 - NORDIC PNSA / USSS MEMBERSHIP     4  
4 - NORDIC COMPETITION COMMITTEE - INTRODUCTION    
  THE NCC         6  
5 - JUNIOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS        
  A: QUALIFIER RACES       7  
  B: ATHLETE SELECTION     8  
  C: COACH SELECTION     10  
6 - CODES of CONDUCT          
  COACH         11  
  ATHLETE         11  
  VIOLATIONS       11  
7 - OTHER NORDIC ACTIVITIES          
  PNSA TRIPS AND PROJECTS     14  
  PNSA NORDIC VENTURES and OPPORTUNITIES 14  
8 - TRAVELING COACH RESPONSIBILITIES     15  
9 - ATHLETE CODE of CONDUCT       17  
10 - RACE BID FORM         18  
G10 - HONOR ROLL         36  
G12 - PACIFIC NORTHWEST SKI EDUCATION FOUNDATION 41  
               
APPENDIX            
  A2  NORDIC QUOTAS & SELECTIONS   A-IV  
               
               
   
2020-21 Alpine Only Competition Manual
 
3 - PNSA / USSS MEMBERSHIP       4  
  COMPETITION LICENSES     4  
  COACH, OFFICIAL, VOLUNTEER LICENSES   5  
  PNSA ALPINE MEMBERSHIP     6  
4 - PNSA / U.S. SKI & SNOWBOARD COMPETITIONS      
  PNSA BUDDY WERNER/YSL/MITEY MITE RACING 7  
  PNSA U14 SERIES       10  
  PNSA U16 SERIES       10  
  EVERGREEN CUP RACES     11  
  NORTHWEST CUP SERIES     11  
  WESTERN REGION RACE SERIES   12  
  MAJOR U.S. SKI & SNOWBOARD COMPETITIONS 13  
  PNSA COLLEGE RACING     13  
5 - RULES GOVERNING PNSA COMPETITIONS      
  ENTRY FEES, DEADLINES & REFUNDS   15  
  HEAD TAXES       15  
  SEEDING SYSTEMS       16  
  PNSA RACE FIELD SIZE     17  
  PNSA "PACE SKIER" POLICY     19  
6 - RULES GOVERNING PNSA TRAVEL and CONDUCT      
  FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY     20  
  RACE ENTRY OUT OF DIVISION     20  
  U.S. SKI & SNOWBOARD CODE OF CONDUCT/ETHICS CODE 20  
  PNSA PARENTAL CODE OF CONDUCT   20  
  RACER RESPONSIBILITY     21  
  NSAA/PNSAA - YOUR RESPONSIBILITY CODE 21  
  PNSA TRAVELING TEAM RULES     21  
  VIOLATIONS OF RULES and CONDUCT STANDARDS 22  
  PNSA APPEALS BOARD     24  
7 - PNSA ALPINE TEAM       25  
8 - PNSA/PNSAA "ELITE" SEASON PASS     26  
9 - PNSA SELECTION PROCEDURES        
  PNSA SELECTION COMMITTEE     28  
  PNSA DOUBLE SELECTION BOARD   28  
    RULES FOR SETTING UP THE BOARD 28  
    SELECTION     29  
  PNSA MODIFIED DOUBLE SELECTION BOARD 29  
  PNSA SINGLE SELECTION BOARD   30  
  WR FIS ELITE SERIES       30  
    ELIGIBILITY TO BE PLACED ON THE BOARD 30  
    ALTERNATE LIST     30  
  WESTERN REGION FIS OPEN/NJR SERIES SELECTION 30  
    ELIGIBILITY TO BE PLACED ON THE BOARD 31  
    ALTERNATE LIST     31  
  WESTERN REGION U19/U21. CHAMPS SELECTION 31  
    ELIGIBILITY TO BE PLACED ON THE BOARD 31  
    ALTERNATE LIST     31  
  WESTERN REGION U16 RPS SELECTION   32  
    ELIGIBILITY TO BE PLACED ON THE BOARD 32  
    ALTERNATE LIST     32  
  WESTERN REGION U16 CHAMPS SELECTION 32  
    ELIGIBILITY TO BE PLACED ON THE BOARD 32  
    ALTERNATE LIST     32  
    TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT   32  
    SEEDING       32  
  WESTERN REGION U14 CHAMPS SELECTION 33  
    SELECTION TO NORTHWEST CUP FINALS 34  
  DISCRETIONARY POLICY     34  
  FOREIGN COMPETITORS     34  
  INTENT TO COMPETE POLICY     35  
  PNSA TRAVELING TEAMS POLICY   35  
10 - PNSA ACADEMIC POLICY          
  PNSA HONOR ROLL       36  
11 - PNSA COACHES COMMITTEE        
  GOALS AND PURPOSE     37  
  TRAVELING TEAMS - COACH SELECTION   37  
  TRAVELING COACH RESPONSIBILITIES   38  
  CODE OF CONDUCT       39  
  COACHES CARDS       39  
  COACHES EDUCATION     39  
12 - PACIFIC NORTHWEST SKI EDUCATION FOUNDATION 41  
               
APPENDIX            
  A2  PNSA QUOTAS and SELECTION DEADLINES A-IV  
  A3  PNSA RACE ADMINISTRATOR CONTACT LIST A-VI  
  A4  COVID-19 RULES/REGULATIONS 2020-21 SEASON A-VIII  
  A5  U14 Selection to Northwest Cup