Competition Official

This self-paced course is an introduction to ski racing for new officials, coaches, and parents.  Completion of this course and U.S. Ski & Snowboard Alpine Official membership are required to become certified as a Competition Official (CO).  Competition Official certification is also one of the prerequisites for certification in the following specialty areas:

  • Chief of Course
  • Chief of Race
  • Jury Advisor – Start and Finish Referee
  • Race Administration
  • Referee
  • Timing & Calculations
  • Technical Delegate

To complete this course:

  1. Download these three documents:
    Online Competition Official (CO)/ Introduction to Ski Racing 

    Competition Official Quiz Instructions  

    Competition Official Quiz  

  2. Carefully read each unit of the Online Competition Official (CO)/Intro to Ski Racing document.
  3. Complete the Competition Official Quiz
  4. Forward/email your completed quiz to your divisional Alpine Officials’ Chair ([email protected] for Tri-State members). This will serve as verification of your completion of the clinic requirement for certification.

Now is the time to get started. Download a copy of the course today!