Intent to Compete Declaration Method
Intents will be used to construct regional selection boards for:
US Continental Cup NorAm competitions (national quota)
Canadian FIS competitions (national quota)
Canadian National Championships (national quota)
Rocky-Central FIS competitions (regional quota)
Eastern Region FIS competitions (regional quota)
FISU competition (national quota)
Foreign competition outside North America (national quota)
Intents will be submitted on the U.S. Ski & Snowboard website. Please refer to the regional website for instructions. Intents may be declared on the first day of the month prior to the competition and are due 21 days prior to the first team captain's meeting. Intents must be confirmed 16 days prior to the first team captain’s meeting There is a calendar on the website with Intent Deadlines clearly marked on the day.
Intents may be submitted for multiple race series for any given dates within a period. All quotas in Canada are national and determined by national rank using FIS points by the national office. Selected athletes must be confirmed on the intent site 16 days prior to the first team captain’s meeting.
For regional quotas, ranking lists will be constructed for selection purposes based on the National points list valid on the date the intents close. Selected athletes: coaches who intended the athlete will be notified electronically, as soon as the boards are done. The deadline to confirm will be published on the intent site 16 days from the first TC meeting of the series. Unconfirmed athletes will be pulled.
New for 2020-21: Only those athletes who intend 21 days prior to the first TC meeting will be ranked on the selection board. Confirmed athletes who want to attend the event must go to Athlete Event Registration at my.usskiandsnowboard.org (or to a different payment portal if instructed) and pay race entries. Payment must be received by the 16-day confirmation deadline or athletes will be pulled.
New for 2021-2022: FIS Elite Series athletes of Western Region will consist of Automatics named by the region or advancing through the devo series or through a selection board at the regional level. There will not be an intents process for this level of racing, but a listing of eligible athletes, but coaches will still need to confirm by the stated deadline. The regional administrator will send in entries for the elite series, while Divisional Managers will be responsible for intents selections and entried for the development FIS Series.