News from the Far West

Far West Race Entry Refund Policy

Sometimes races get cancelled for various reasons, here is the Far West refund policy, found in the Far West Policies and Procedures pages 40 & 41, posted on the Far West website. Please read carefully. Entry Refunds Weather and snow conditions can at times cause...

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Far West Academic Team

The Far West Academic Team recognizes current U21-U16 athletes in the Far West whose grade point average for the previous season’s spring semester was 3.5 or better. Athletes are invited to send a legible copy of the spring report card to the FWS office by September...

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Far West Ski Team 2024

Congratulations to the 2024 Far West Ski Team! The four Women and six Men that qualified for this years team have less than 90 points in two disciplines as a man and 100 points or less in two disciplines as a woman.  Two of these athletes qualified based on their...

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Grand Prix Scholarship Winners

The Grand Prix series is scored for U18’s as a series to qualify for scholarships to be used for the following season. The places are determined by adding up the total World Cup Points earned during ALL the races listed in the Grand Prix series for that season. Each...

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Far West Past Season Jacket Sales

We have past season jackets available for sale in the below styles. Each style has multiple sizes available from Women's Small, Adult XS, S, M, L, XL. Each jacket is $100. Please reach out to Kayla by email at manager@fwskiing.org for specific sizing per style.

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Marce Herz Far West Scholarship Application

The Marce Herz Foundation bears the name of an extraordinary individual, Marcelle (“Marce”) Barkley Herz. Marce, a track and field world record holder, champion amateur skier, and co-founder of the Sky Tavern Jr. Ski Program, was also a teacher who believed that...

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Far West Officials Training November Schedule

We have put together the Fall Officials Training Schedule to be held at Palisades Tahoe. Registration will open with a link to be sent in September. We will offer courses and testing. This year, there is a new requirement that all existing RAs will be required to...

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Lake Tahoe Ski Club Foundation Scholarship Open for Submission

LTSCF is proud to offer various scholarships for ski racers from the Tahoe/Truckee area. Our first scholarship application (U14, U16, U18 and U21) deadline for this fall is November 30. LTSCH started in 1929. We raise funds for Alpine Ski racing in Tahoe Basin area....

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Far West Academic Team Submissions Open

Far West Academic Team nominations are open! The Far West Academic Team recognizes current Sr – U16 athletes in the Far West whose GPA for the 2023 ski season’s Spring Semester was a 3.5 or better. The athletes must be registered Sr-U16 during the 2023 spring academic...

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Far West Ski Association Athletic Scholarship Program 2023-2024

Far West Ski Association would like to announce that it is now accepting applications for athletic scholarships for the 2023-2024 season. The purpose of the scholarship program is to assist junior USSA alpine racers (2nd year U16 to U21) in the funding of their racing...

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