U16/18 State Championships and Team Selection

U16

U16 NYS Champion

Upon completion of the Sports Page U16 NYS State Championships over-all Men’s and Ladies champions will be named using lowest total place points for all events contested. Athletes must compete in all events used for scoring.

U16 Easterns: Burke Mountain, March 15th-18th

Quota for U16s as follows: 11 men/ 10 women

 

Qualifying to USSS Eastern Region U16 Championships and Finals

At the Sports Page U16 NY State Championships the best 1 of 3 possible results (using simple place points) will be used to select the NY State Team to the USSS Eastern Region U16 Championships and Finals. (Final results from SG, GS, SL) At the State Championships, NYSSRA will announce the team to represent NY at the Eastern Region Championships and Finals based on the quota we receive from Eastern Region plus 3 alternates. If there is a tie for the final quota spot, it will be broken using the athlete’s best result at the State Championships then the next best, etc., until the tie is broken. If a tie still exists it will be broken using the athlete’s best race points in the selection races. Athletes must commit to racing in a least 2 of the events being contested at Eastern Championships or Finals to hold their spot.

*Note: final 2 spots on each team are subject to discretionary rule per the team selection.

U18 Easterns: Gore Mountain, March 19th-22nd

Quota for U18s as follows: 25 men/ 25 women

 

U18+

NYSSRA uses the following selection procedures to name NYSSRA teams for the USSS Eastern Finals. Selection is made from Sports Page U18+ NYS. State Championships using place points from the best 1 of 3 possible results. (SG, GS, SL - eligible athletes.) The top athletes will be named to the USSS Finals Team based on the quota received from the Eastern Region Office. Ties will be broken using the athlete’s best result followed by the next best result, etc., until the tie is broken. If a tie still exists, Best Race Points from the selection races will be used to break the tie. Team selection rules will apply.

*note: final 2 spots on each team are subject to discretionary rule per the team selection.

i.e. Place points = 1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc (low score wins) Best one of 3 results, ties go to next best result for ranking.  DNF = 999 If ties remain after the third result, it is broken by the best race points (in any event).