Ski Racing Organizations and Resources

  Ski racing can be a great way to measure your skills and fitness level; can help you set goals for increased performance; and it’s a great way to meet people you might enjoy skiing and training with. There are often different categories of races. For example, elite skiers may be grouped together and take off first; while recreational skiers may have their own groups. The organizations listed here can help you locate races and training camps for skill improvement.

Ski Racing Organizations

PO Box 545
Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267 USA

Cross country ski news, interviews, race results, and training articles. Written by Olympic coaches and world-class athletes. Want to become a Faster Skier? This is where it all starts. A wide range of training articles to help make you a faster (and better) skier.

413 S. 7th St.
Escanaba, Michigan 49829 USA

Main phone number: 906-789-1139

The Ski Journal is the largest Nordic media in North America. We are The Annual Cross-Country Ski Journal of the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association (USSA), the U.S. Ski Team, and the American Cross-Country Skiers Association. According to research we’ve got your market, 95% of our readers take a ski vacation every year. Email us for complimentary issues and a rate card with demographics.

American Birkebeiner

PO Box 911
Hayward, Wisconsin 54843 USA

Main phone number: 715-634-5025

The Birkie is a year-round lifestyle choice for thousands of outdoor fitness enthusiasts of all levels. From its signature ski race--the legendary American Birkebeiner--The Birkie has grown into an exciting array of fitness and recreational opportunities. The 50-kilometer Birkie Trail attracts skiers, runners, bikers, trekkers, and hikers, from casual day-trippers to elite superstars. Hosted by major-event specialists Hayward and Cable, Wisconsin, the Birkie is now an outdoor sports mecca, a series of great races, a fitness destination, and a lifestyle. Ski. Run.

American Cross Country Skiers (AXCS)

PO Box 604
Bend, Oregon 97709 USA

Main phone number: 541-317-0205

American Cross Country Skiers (AXCS) is the U.S. cross country ski national membership association for adult citizen skiers (aka "masters"). Founded in 1998, the AXCS serves U.S. master skiers with a wide range of education, promotion and communication programs. AXCS membership benefits. Skiers ages 25+ are eligible to compete for national masters titles in the U.S.A. (30+ years at the Masters World Cup). But skiers of any age and interest are welcome to join the association at any time. The mission of the AXCS is to provide exemplary services and membership benefits to all members while promoting and supporting cross country skiing throughout the United States.

Endurance Enterprises - Start Wax & Poles and Bliz Active Eyewear

Box 2810
Sun Valley, Idaho 83353 USA

Main phone number: 406-585-2660

Endurance Enterprises is the distributor of Start Wax & Poles and Bliz Active Eyewear. With Start Wax and Poles you "Get More" More Kick, More Glide, More Stiffness, More Durability. With Bliz Eyewear you "Keep Focused". Comfort, Clarity, Customization and Cost deliver fog free glasses that allow you to Keep Focused.

New England Nordic Ski Association (NENSA)

49 Pineland Dr, Ste 301A
New Gloucester, Maine 04260 USA

Main phone number: 207-688-6503

The New England Nordic Ski Association (NENSA) is the Olympic development organization for cross-country skiing in New England as well as the umbrella for most organized Nordic skiing events in the region. NENSA hosts over 50 events and more than 20 clinics for skiers and coaches at venues across the Northeast. Cross-country skiing, as practiced by our youth skiers and families, is a lifetime activity firmly rooted in New England tradition. Cross-country ski racing, as performed in the NENSA Eastern Cup series, and at our Championship Events, is a fast, explosive, and visually dynamic sport.

NY State Ski Racing Association - Nordic

Box 90
Clifton Park, New York 84060 USA

Main phone number: 518-371-7548

A membership organization that supports the development of Nordic ski sport in N Y State: calendars biathlon, cross country, ski orienteering events; fosters Bill Koch Youth Ski League; publishes an Annual Competition Manual and monthly Nordic Newsletter; provides training programs for coaches; encourages local nordic ski clubs; sponsors end-of-season championships and festivals; and coordinates with national governing bodies for each of the Nordic ski sports.

U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association

PO Box 100
1500 Kearns Blvd Bldg F
Park City, Utah 84060 USA

Main phone number: 435-649-9090  

USSA is an Olympic sports organization dedicated to fielding the best skiing and snowboarding teams in the world. The Vision of the USSA is to make the United States of America the best in the world in Olympic skiing and snowboarding. The Mission of the USSA is to provide strong leadership that establishes and supports athletic excellence in accordance with USSA core values. USSA key principles are: 1. Physical conditioning is the cornernstone of a successful athletic program. 2. The USSA is educationally based and athletically focused. and 3. Continuity and consistency of leadership and programs.