USSSA 2012 National Championship Qualifying Rules


2013 National Championship Events


  • Athletes must register for USSSA membership PRIOR to competing in their regional qualifier event(s)

a.       Download the USSSA Membership Form from the USSSA website and mail it in with payment

b.      Join on-line via from the USSSA website

c.       Register for membership at their regional qualifying race on race day

  • The top 10 Overall “USSSA Member” finishers in the Junior Boy’s and Girl’s 5km and Senior Men’s and Women’s 10km events will qualify for the 2013 National Championships.
  • PLUS – the top 5 “USSSA Member” finishers in each USSSA age group

(An athletes’ age group is determined by their age as of 12/31/13)

20-24 yrs. of age                50-54 yrs. of age

25-29 yrs. of age                55-59 yrs. of age

30-34 yrs. of age                60-64 yrs. of age

35-39 yrs. of age                65-69 yrs. of age

                                             40-44 yrs. of age                70+ yrs. of age

                                             45-49 yrs. of age

      PLUS – Any “USSSA Member” who does not finish among the overall top 10 of “USSSA

      Member” finishers in the Junior 5km or Senior 10km, NOR among the top 5 “USSSA

      Member” finishers in their age group, BUT DOES finish within 130% of their age group

      winners’ time,  qualifies to participate in the 2013 National Snowshoe Championships.


      PLUS – The members of the current 2012 U.S. National Snowshoe Team are automatically

      eligible to compete in the 2013 U.S. National Snowshoe Championships, as are ALL PAST

      Members of U.S. National Snowshoe Teams

(2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012).