Official Homepage of USSSA

The Official Title Sponsor of the USSSA 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 U.S. National Snowshoe Championship Events

**** The 2017 Nationals will be in Bend, OR on March 24-26 ****

All snowshoe paths lead to Saranac Lake NY late next February! We hope to see you there!


2017 WSSF World Snowshoe Championships visit USA for the First-Time Ever!


Saranac Lake, NY  - The US Snowshoe Association is again pleased to announce the 2017 WSSF World Snowshoe Championships will be visiting the USA for the first-time ever! Many of the planet’s finest winter endurance athletes will converge on Saranac Lake, NY next February 23rd-26th, 2017 to test themselves on snowshoes!

     This annual World Championship event has previously been hosted in Austria (2006 & 2007), Western Canada (2010), Japan (2011), Eastern Canada (2012 & 2015), Italy (2013 & 2016) and Sweden (2014).  Snowshoe athletes from; the USA, Canada, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Catalonia, Slovakia, Switzerland, Austria, Russia, Estonia, Japan, Iceland, India, Tunisia, Australia, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and elsewhere are expected to compete. The USSSA expects many of its member/athletes from all over the US, including current and past members of the National Snowshoe Team, to compete against the best in the world. The Local Organizing Committee has just announced that their event website is now available and will constantly be updated with new and exciting news as preparations continue for hosting an outstanding World Championship event!

     Online registration is now available. Beat the crowd and be one of the very first to officially register for this world class event.  Go to;


For International Snowshoe Information Click on logo



Sunday May 15th, 2016 - Raleigh, NC:  The U.S. Snowshoe Association is pleased to announce that Ritual Energy of San Diego, CA will join the 2016 US National Snowshoe Team as a contributing sponsor this coming season.  Ritual Energy is a new product on the sports nutrition scene. They will provide their caffeinated energy bar products to national team members this season to fuel their training and competing all across the US! Their products are made with natural ingredients and are Gluten and Grain free. “The USSSA is very pleased to begin this new partnership with Ritual Energy this coming season,” reports USSSA National Snowshoe Team Director Mark Elmore.

     National Snowshoe Team members are expected to compete at the USSSA’s 17th Annual Dion Snowshoes U.S. National Snowshoe Championships which will feature numerous events over a three day period at Mount Bachelor near Bend, OR next March 24th-26th, 2017. Details regarding the 2017 US National Snowshoe Championships will soon be posted at and frequently updated as preparations continue over the next several months.

     Also in 2017, the World Snowshoe Federation’s (WSSF) 2017 World Snowshoe Championships will visit the USA for the first-time ever! Snowshoe athletes from all over the globe are expected to converge io Saranac Lake, NY next February 23rd-26th, 2017 to test themselves on Adirondack snow! In addition to athletes arriving from many different countries, the USSSA expects a large contingent of USSSA member/athletes will participate, including a large group of current and past national team members.


The USSSA has forged a partnership with

Advantage Rent A Car

Click on the ad above to get a discount on car rentals all year long


Board of Regional Athletic Delegates


     The BORAD is the board that governs the USSSA’s National Snowshoe Championship Program. USSSA regions are as follows:

Northeastern USA –  NY, VT, NH, MA, RI, ME, CT.

Mid-Atlantic Region – PA, NJ, DE, MD, WV, VA, NC, SC, GA, FL,

North Central Region: TN, OH, MI, WI, MN, IA, IL, ND, SD, IN,

Rocky Mountain Region: CO, WY, TX, MT, UT, NM

Western Region: NV, AZ, CA, OR, WA, ID,

Alaska: AK

Welcome to returning & new USSSA BORAD members. Thank you for your interest in and support of our Sport!

Please visit the BORAD page to find your representative


2016 National Championship Results

Official Results can be found Here

As of March 5, 2016 all Official Results Have Been Posted


US National Participants

Photos are now available for purchase.

Please contact me, Skye Marthlar, with your bib number and the race(s) you participated in at and I can assist you in located your race photos.

The price is $10 for all the photos of you taken over the championship weekend including the awards cerimonies.

If you have any further questions don't hesitate to contact me by email or call 571-332-0290





16th Annual

2016  DION Snowshoe National Championships

Were held on

Feb. 26-27-28, 2016


Powder Mountain Resort in Ogden UT.

We would like to thank the folks at Visit Ogden for all their hard work to make this years event a success



Press Release

                                              Wednesday March 23rd, 2016


Corinth, N.Y. - After completing another very successful 2015-2016 US Snowshoe Association national snowshoe racing season, the USSSA is pleased to announce that Bob and Denise Dion of Dion Snowshoes of Bennington Vermont will be serving as the title sponsor again next season when the 17th Annual U.S. National Snowshoe Championship program culminates in Bend Oregon on March 24-26, 2017. Having just served as the National Snowshoe Championship’s title sponsor since 2011, the USSSA is pleased to welcome the Dion’s back for another season. The Dion’s noted, “We are pleased to have partnered with the USSSA in supporting the Sport these past several years and seeing the growth and excitement increase each year. We are looking forward to another exciting season in 2017.”

     Not only will North America host the annual 2017 US National Snowshoe Championships in Oregon, earlier in the season the 2017 World Snowshoe Federation World Snowshoe Championships will take place in the USA for the first time ever on February 24th to February 26th, 2017 in Saranac Lake, NY.

     For more information on Dion Snowshoes, the US National Snowshoe Championships and the 2017 WSSF World Snowshoe Championships, please visit;, and



Press Release

2016 World Snowshoe Federation

World Snowshoe Championships

Vezza d'Oglia, Italy

February 5-6, 2016


Raleigh, NC- USA

The 2016 WSSF World Snowshoe Championships were recently held in Vezza d'Oglio, Italy as part of the 2016 Caspolada al Chiaro di Luna event. Over 100 of the finest snowshoe athletes gathered to race over a man-made course ranging in length from 6.6km for juniors to 8.8km for senior athletes. The winter season has been so mild throughout much of Europe that snow had to be trucked in from higher elevations and spread with heavy equipment to create a suitable race course. Athletes from Atalonia, Italy, USA, Canada Germany, France Estonia, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Spain, India and Peru competed.

Click here for results




Contact us:
678 County Route 25, Corinth, NY 12822

Website Managed by: Stephen Cobb