Squaw Valley Full-Time U12-U21 Far West | FIS

  • Squaw Valley Full-Time U12-U21 FIS
  • A member of the squaw youth system skiing
  • Squaw Valley Full-Time U12-U21 FIS
  • A member of the squaw youth system skiing

The U12-U21 Far West FIS Full-Time is a competitive race program for skiers ages 10 to 20. 

Our Mission is to provide the best development opportunities for personal and athletic achievement while instilling a passion for alpine snow sports and appreciation for our Olympic history, legacy, and legendary mountains.

Our Vision is to be the number one supplier of athletes to the US Ski Team.

The Squaw Valley U12-U21 teams make up the competitive alpine racing continuum for athletes age 10 to 20.  The teams focus on advanced to elite alpine racing skill development as well as athletic and personal growth. Athletes must have a coach recommendation and meet the athletic skill and psychological maturity requirements to participate in this program.  Our highly credentialed and experienced coaches use world-class venues, diverse and appropriate training environments, and the latest methodologies to provide the best development opportunities for our athletes. Based on ability and qualification, athletes compete at the divisional, regional and national levels in US Ski & Snowboard and FIS events. Team fees DO NOT include a season pass.  The purchase of the Ikon Pass is required.

Squaw Valley U12 Alpine Racing

The Squaw Valley Alpine Racing Team goal is to help youth skiers develop strong fundamental skills in a fun and challenging team environment.  Our experienced and credentialed coaching staff focus on skill acquisition, knowledge of the skier’s responsibility code and mountain safety, respect for the mountain, and instilling a life-long love of sport.

We embrace the legacy of Squaw Valley’s world-class Olympic heritage. Athletes and parents are expected to meet the expectations as described below. Participants may be required to switch to a more appropriate program, if available, at the discretion of the Team Manager.

Details: 
  • Ability Level: Advanced/Expert
  • Sport: Ski
  • Age Range: 10-11
  • Offered: Full Time
Programming
SV U12 ProgrammingFull Time
DatesNov 28, 2020 - Apr 4, 2021
ScheduleSee Teams Communications
Offered Training5 days per week
Program Guidelines
 

Squaw Valley U12 Alpine Racing Expectation

PassMust purchase an Ikon Pass. Ikon Base Pass may conflict with the team schedule.
AgeMust be U12 per US Ski & Snowboard Competition Guide
Skill Prerequisite

Must have completed U10 Jr Development in "Far West" Group, or with recommendation of Development Manager. 

Skills Quest Phase 2 Bronze average or better: 

  • Fully parallel & mostly carving
  • Executes regular proficient pole plant
  • Controlled in variety of terrain
  • Manipulates turn shape in variety of terrain
  • Pressuring skis independently
  • Confident in all terrain & conditions
Maturity
  • Must be able to ski and load/ride chair unaccompanied
  • Must be independent; able to conduct oneself appropriately when unaccompanied
  • Must be able to care for & keep track of all equipment from the parking lot, through training, & back to the car. 
  • Responsible & accountable for hydration, nutrition, & proper layering. 
Equipment
  • Skis: US Ski & Snowboard legal equipment for GS & Slalom (Must maintain equipment in good training/competition condition at all times) 
  • Tuning: Bench, vices, iron, guides, brushes, files, stones, waxes. 
  • Boots: Must be properly fit (size/flex) and in excellent working order
  • Protection: Slalom protection & hard-eared helmet 
ScheduleTeam Calendar via DRIVN: request access thru Teams Office
ParticipationAthletes are expected to participate in 85% of offered registered training
Annual Training Plan
  • 50-70% Coached/Directed Freeskiing
  • 15-20% Coached Drills 
  • 10-30% Training Runs (Gate Training) 
Pick Up / Drop OffCommunicated by U12 Manager through Team Platform
SupervisionAthletes 10 & older are NOT supervised for periods of time and may be required to take breaks, eat lunch, to ski and/or load chairs unaccompanied.  
LunchLunch is not provided; parents are expected to provide the athlete with a healthy snack & nutritious lunch.
Licenses/DuesMust have current competitors membership to the Far West division of US Ski & Snowboard. my.ussa.org
CompetitionsFar West US Ski & Snowboard
TravelSome travel is required. 
Parents
  • Required to attend parent orientation
  • Required to remain on-site during Team
  • Must actively communicate needs of athlete including planned absences & injuries
  • Must register for competitions in a timely manner per team communication
  • Must complete Team Agreement (Code of Conduct) 
  • Must remain actively engaged with Team communication method(s) & check schedule/updates regularly. 
CommunicationParents must maintain an active account with DRIVN after enrollment is complete.  Please request access through the Teams office.
Challenging WeatherOur goal is to ski every calendared Team day. Teams are delayed or canceled on occasion due to weather & operations. Team schedule adjustments will be communicated through the Team communication platform as information is readily available. 
Program Pricing
SV U12 PricingFull Time
Price$4,280
PassPass not included. Must purchase Ikon Pass.  Ikon Base Pass may conflict with the team schedule.
Team UniformPurchase of Team uniform is required.
Program PlacementParticipants may be required to switch to a more appropriate program, if available, at the discretion of the Team Manager. 

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TierDatesInitial Deposit9/23/202010/21/202011/17/2020
Tier One5/1 - 6/2410%30%30%30%
Tier Two6/25 - 9/2333%-33%34%
Tier Three9/23 - End of Season50%--50%
Payment Plan
Worry-Free Guarantee
Worry-Free Guarantee
Obtain a FULL REFUND until November 3, 2020, no questions asked. After November 3, 2020, we will continue to offer partial refunds or rollovers in the event the ski/ride season is shortened as a result of Covid-19.  Visit our Worry-Free Guarantee page for complete details. 

Buy Now

Please Note: 
  • This is a new sales platform for Ski Team products and a new online account will be required if you have not purchased other products with Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows for the 20/21 season.
  • To participate in a payment plan, please select the appropriate program followed by the label (PAYMENT PLAN).
  • Team operations may need to change at any time, and perhaps repeatedly through the season, due to Covid-19.  At this time, we don’t know the scale or scope of these possible changes. We are hopeful any necessary modifications will have only moderate impacts, but it’s possible we will need to amend Team pricing, set maximum participants, or make other program adjustments to ensure safety and legal compliance. We will endeavor to provide as much notice as possible prior to November 3.

Questions? Call 530-452-7270 or email skiteam@squawalpine.com.

Squaw Valley U14 Alpine Racing

The Squaw Valley Alpine Racing Team goal is to help youth skiers develop strong fundamental skills in a fun and challenging team environment.  Our experienced and credentialed coaching staff focus on skill acquisition, knowledge of the skier’s responsibility code and mountain safety, respect for the mountain, and instilling a life-long love of sport. We embrace the legacy of Squaw Valley’s world-class Olympic heritage. Athletes and parents are expected to meet the expectations as described below. Participants may be required to switch to a more appropriate program, if available, at the discretion of the Team Manager.

Details: 
  • Ability Level: Advanced/Expert
  • Sport: Ski
  • Age Range: 12-13
  • Offered: Full Time
Programming
SV U14 ProgrammingFull Time
DatesNovember - April
ScheduleAs communicated by Head Coach
Offered Training5 days per week
Friday TrainingIncluded
CommunicationParents must maintain an active account with DRIVN after enrollment is complete.  Please request access through the Teams office.
Challenging WeatherOur goal is to ski every calendared Team day. Teams are delayed or canceled on occasion due to weather & operations. Team schedule adjustments will be communicated through the Team communication platform as information is readily available. 
Conditioning
  • 2 days per week on-site Oct - April
  • 2 days per week remotely year-round
  • Mandatory Activation/Warm-Up
Program Guidelines
 

Squaw Valley U14 Expectations

AgeMust be U14 per US Ski & Snowboard Competition Guide
Participation

Athletes are expected to participate in 85% or more of offered Full-Time training

Skill Prerequisite
Must have completed U10 Jr Development in "Far West" Group, or with recommendation of Development Manager. 
 
Skills Quest Phase 3 Bronze average or better: 
  • Fully parallel and fully carving
  • Links carved turns in a variety of terrain
  • Proper gate clearing skills
  • Refining edging and carving skills
  • Pole plant is innate
  • Variety of turn shape in freeskiing and drill
Maturity
  • Must be independent; able to conduct oneself appropriately when unaccompanied
  • Must be able to care for & maintain equipment at all times.
  • Must be comfortable tuning equipment with supervision. 
  • Responsible & accountable for hydration, nutrition, & proper layering. 
  • Complete knowledge of Mountain Safety Policies
Equipment
  • Skis: US Ski & Snowboard legal equipment required for GS and Slalom; Super G may be required; Must maintain equipment in good training/competition condition at all times);
  • Tuning: Bench, vices, iron, guides, brushes, files, stones, waxes;
  • Boots: must be properly fit (size/flex) and in excellent working order
  • Protection: slalom protection and hard-eared helmet required; back protection may be recommended
ScheduleTeam Calendar
Friday TrainingMust be registered for Full-Time Team whether pre-competition or supplemental
ParticipationAthletes are expected to participate in 85% of offered registered training
Pick Up / Drop OffAthletes meet as directed by Head Coach. 
SupervisionAthletes 10 & older are NOT supervised for periods of time and may be required to take breaks, eat lunch, to ski and/or load chairs unaccompanied.  
Licenses/DuesMust have current competitors membership to the Far West division of US Ski & Snowboard. my.ussa.org
Travel/CompetitionsAthletes intend to compete in divisional, regional, & some national events if qualified. 
Parents
  • Required to attend parent orientation
  • Required to remain on-site during Team
  • Must actively communicate needs of athlete including planned absences & injuries
  • Must register for competitions in a timely manner per team communication
  • Must complete Team Agreement (Code of Conduct) 
  • Must remain actively engaged with Team communication method(s) & check schedule/updates regularly. 
LunchLunch is not provided; parents are expected to provide the athlete with a healthy snack & nutritious lunch.
Program Pricing
SV U14 PricingFull Time
Price$4,420
PassPass not included. Must purchase Ikon pass.  The Ikon Base Pass may conflict with team dates.
Team Uniform

Purchase of Team uniform is required.

Program PlacementParticipants may be required to switch to a more appropriate program, if available, at the discretion of the Team Manager. 

Buy Now

TierDatesInitial Deposit9/23/202010/21/202011/17/2020
Tier One5/1 - 6/2410%30%30%30%
Tier Two6/25 - 9/2333%-33%34%
Tier Three9/23 - End of Season50%--50%
Payment Plan
Worry-Free Guarantee
Worry-Free Guarantee
Obtain a FULL REFUND until November 3, 2020, no questions asked. After November 3, 2020, we will continue to offer partial refunds or rollovers in the event the ski/ride season is shortened as a result of Covid-19.  Visit our Worry-Free Guarantee page for complete details. 

Buy Now

Please Note: 
  • This is a new sales platform for Ski Team products and a new online account will be required if you have not purchased other products with Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows for the 20/21 season.
  • To participate in a payment plan, please select the appropriate program followed by the label (PAYMENT PLAN).
  • Team operations may need to change at any time, and perhaps repeatedly through the season, due to Covid-19.  At this time, we don’t know the scale or scope of these possible changes. We are hopeful any necessary modifications will have only moderate impacts, but it’s possible we will need to amend Team pricing, set maximum participants, or make other program adjustments to ensure safety and legal compliance. We will endeavor to provide as much notice as possible prior to November 3.

Questions? Call 530-452-7270 or email skiteam@squawalpine.com

Squaw Valley U16 Alpine Racing

The Squaw Valley Alpine Racing Team goal is to help youth skiers develop strong fundamental skills in a fun and challenging team environment.  Our experienced and credentialed coaching staff focus on skill acquisition, knowledge of the skier’s responsibility code and mountain safety, respect for the mountain, and instilling a life-long love of sport.

We embrace the legacy of Squaw Valley’s world-class Olympic heritage. Athletes and parents are expected to meet the expectations as described below. Participants may be required to switch to a more appropriate program, if available, at the discretion of Team Manager.

Details: 
  • Ability Level: Advanced/Expert
  • Sport: Ski
  • Age Range: 14-15
  • Offered: Full Time
Programming
SV U16 ProgrammingFull Time
DatesNov 2020 - Apr 2021
ScheduleSee Teams Communications
Offered Training5-6 days per week
Annual Training PlanAthletes meet as directed by Head Coach
Conditioning
  • 2 days per week on-site during on-snow season
  • 2 days per week remotely prep period
  • Mandatory Activation/Warm-Up
ParticipationAthletes are expected to participate in 85% or more of offered full training. 
Program Guidelines
 

Squaw Valley U16 Alpine Racing Expectations

AgeMust be U16 per US Ski & Snowboard Competition Guide. 
Skills PrerequisiteTech profile of 250 entering competition season OR Skills Quest Phase 4 Bronze average or better.
Maturity
  • Must be independent; able to conduct oneself appropriately when unaccompanied
  • Must be able to care for & maintain equipment at all times.
  • Can largely be responsible for tuning equipment with little supervision
  • Responsible & accountable for hydration, nutrition, & proper layering. 
  • Must actively communicate needs including planned absences & injuries, social & academic pressures. 
  • Must complete Team Agreement (Code of Conduct)
  • Complete knowledge of Mountain Safety Policies
Equipment
  • Skis: US Ski & Snowboard legal equipment for 4 primary disciplines. Must maintain equipment in good training/competition condition at all times) 
  • Tuning: Bench, vices, iron, guides, brushes, files, stones, waxes. 
  • Boots: Must be properly fit (size/flex) and in excellent working order
  • Protection: Slalom protection & hard-eared helmet. Back protector recommended for speed. 
Pick Up / Drop OffAthletes meet as directed by Head Coach. 
SupervisionAthletes 10 & older are NOT supervised for periods of time and may be required to take breaks, eat lunch, to ski and/or load chairs unaccompanied.  
LunchLunch is not provided; parents are expected to provide the athlete with a healthy snack & nutritious lunch.
Licenses/DuesMust have current competitors membership to the Far West division of US Ski & Snowboard. my.ussa.org
Travel/CompetitionsAthletes intend to compete in divisional, regional, & some national events if qualified. Team travel participants accountable for the share cost of athlete & coach travel. Non-Team travel participants accountable for share cost of coach travel. 
Parents
  • Required to attend parent orientation 
  • Required to remain on-site during Team 
  • Must actively communicate needs of athlete including planned absences & injuries
  • Must register for competitions in a timely manner per team communication
  • Must complete Team Agreement (Code of Conduct) 
  • Must remain actively engaged with Team communication method(s) & check schedule/updates regularly. 
CommunicationParents must maintain an active account with DRIVN after enrollment is complete.  Please request access through the Teams office.
Challenging WeatherOur goal is to ski every calendared Team day. Teams are delayed or canceled on occasion due to weather & operations. Team schedule adjustments will be communicated through the Team communication platform as information is readily available. 
Program Pricing
SV U16 PricingFull Time
Price$4,740
PassPass not included. Must purchase Ikon pass. The Ikon Base Pass may conflict with team dates.
Team UniformsPurchase of Team uniform is required.
Program PlacementParticipants may be required to switch to a more appropriate program, if available, at the discretion of the Team Manager. 

Buy Now

TierDatesInitial Deposit9/23/202010/21/202011/17/2020
Tier One5/1 - 6/2410%30%30%30%
Tier Two6/25 - 9/2333%-33%34%
Tier Three9/23 - End of Season50%--50%
Payment Plan
Worry-Free Guarantee
Worry-Free Guarantee
Obtain a FULL REFUND until November 3, 2020, no questions asked. After November 3, 2020, we will continue to offer partial refunds or rollovers in the event the ski/ride season is shortened as a result of Covid-19.  Visit our Worry-Free Guarantee page for complete details. 

Buy Now

Please Note: 
  • This is a new sales platform for Ski Team products and a new online account will be required if you have not purchased other products with Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows for the 20/21 season.
  • To participate in a payment plan, please select the appropriate program followed by the label (PAYMENT PLAN).
  • Team operations may need to change at any time, and perhaps repeatedly through the season, due to Covid-19.  At this time, we don’t know the scale or scope of these possible changes. We are hopeful any necessary modifications will have only moderate impacts, but it’s possible we will need to amend Team pricing, set maximum participants, or make other program adjustments to ensure safety and legal compliance. We will endeavor to provide as much notice as possible prior to November 3.

Questions? Call 530-452-7270 or email skiteam@squawalpine.com

Squaw Valley U19|U21 FIS Alpine Racing

The Squaw Valley Alpine Racing Team goal is to help youth skiers develop strong fundamental skills in a fun and challenging team environment.  Our experienced and credentialed coaching staff focus on skill acquisition, knowledge of the skier’s responsibility code and mountain safety, respect for the mountain, and instilling a life-long love of sport. We embrace the legacy of Squaw Valley’s world-class Olympic heritage. Athletes and parents are expected to meet the expectations as described below. Participants may be required to switch to a more appropriate program, if available, at the discretion of the Team Manager.

Details: 
  • Ability Level: Advanced/Expert
  • Sport: Ski
  • Age Range: 16-20
  • Offered: Full Time
Programming
SV U19|U21 ProgrammingFull Time
DatesAs communicated by the Head Coach
Offered Training5-6 days per week with scheduled rest periods. 
Conditioning
  • 2-4 days per week on-site during on-snow season
  • 2 days per week remotely prep period
  • Mandatory Activation/Warm-Up
ParticipationAthletes are expected to participate in 85% or more of offered full training. 
Skill PrerequisitesTech profile of 250 entering competition season.
Program Guidelines
 

Squaw Valley U19|U21 FIS Alpine Racing Expectations

AgeMust be U21 or U19 per US Ski & Snowboard Competition Guide. 

Eligibility

  • U19: 250 point tech profile entering competition season
  • U21: 180 point tech profile entering competition season
Maturity
  • Must be independent; able to conduct oneself appropriately when unaccompanied
  • Must be able to care for & maintain equipment at all times.
  • Must be comfortable tuning equipment with supervision. 
  • Responsible & accountable for hydration, nutrition, & proper layering. 
  • Must actively communicate needs including planned absences & injuries, social & academic pressures. 
  • Must complete Team Agreement (Code of Conduct) 
  • Must remain actively engaged with Team communication method(s) & check schedule/updates regularly. 
  • Complete knowledge of Mountain Safety Policies
Equipment
  • Skis: US Ski & Snowboard legal equipment for 4 primary disciplines (Must maintain equipment in good training/competition condition at all times) 
  • Tuning: Bench, vices, iron, guides, brushes, files, stones, waxes. 
  • Boots: Must be properly fit (size/flex) and in excellent working order
  • Protection: Slalom protection & hard-eared helmet 
SupervisionAthletes 10 & older are NOT supervised for periods of time and may be required to take breaks, eat lunch, to ski, and/or load chairs unaccompanied.  
Licenses/DuesMust have current competitors membership to the Far West division of US Ski & Snowboard and FIS. my.ussa.org
Travel/CompetitionsAthletes intend to compete primarily in FIS regional & national competitions when qualified/selected. Team Travel participants accountable for the share cost of athlete & coach travel. Non-Team Travel participants accountable for the share cost of coach travel. 
Parents
  • Required to participate in goal setting. Must empower athletes to actively communicate needs including planned absences & injuries, social & academic pressures.  
  • Must register for competitions in a timely manner per team communication
  • Must complete Team Agreement (Code of Conduct) 
  • Must remain actively engaged with Team communication method(s) & check schedule/updates regularly. 
Communication

Parents must maintain an active account with DRIVN after enrollment is complete.  Please request access through the Teams office.

Challenging WeatherOur goal is to ski every calendared Team day. Teams are delayed or canceled on occasion due to weather & operations. Team schedule adjustments will be communicated through the Team communication platform as information is readily available. 
Program Pricing
SV U19|U21 PricingFull Time
Price$6,530
PassPass not included. Must purchase Ikon Pass.  The Ikon Base Pass may conflict with team dates.
Team UniformsPurchase of Team uniform is required.
Program PlacementParticipants may be required to switch to a more appropriate program, if available, at the discretion of the Team Manager. 

Buy Now

TierDatesInitial Deposit9/23/202010/21/202011/17/2020
Tier One5/1 - 6/2410%30%30%30%
Tier Two6/25 - 9/2333%-33%34%
Tier Three9/23 - End of Season50%--50%
Payment Plan
Worry-Free Guarantee
Worry-Free Guarantee
Obtain a FULL REFUND until November 3, 2020, no questions asked. After November 3, 2020, we will continue to offer partial refunds or rollovers in the event the ski/ride season is shortened as a result of Covid-19.  Visit our Worry-Free Guarantee page for complete details. 

Buy Now

Please Note: 
  • This is a new sales platform for Ski Team products and a new online account will be required if you have not purchased other products with Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows for the 20/21 season.
  • To participate in a payment plan, please select the appropriate program followed by the label (PAYMENT PLAN).
  • Team operations may need to change at any time, and perhaps repeatedly through the season, due to Covid-19.  At this time, we don’t know the scale or scope of these possible changes. We are hopeful any necessary modifications will have only moderate impacts, but it’s possible we will need to amend Team pricing, set maximum participants, or make other program adjustments to ensure safety and legal compliance. We will endeavor to provide as much notice as possible prior to November 3.

Questions? Call 530-452-7270 or email skiteam@squawalpine.com