Youth Races – Emerald Empire Youth Ski League

The Emerald Empire Youth Ski League (EEYSL) are ski teams residing in the Eastern Zone of the Pacific Northwest Ski Association (PNSA) of the Western Region of the United States Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) dedicated to bringing together ski racers 15 years old and younger for healthy and fun ski racing competition. The ski races hosted within the EEYSL are sanctioned by USSA. Members in good standing, holding the age-appropriate USSA Competitor’s License are eligible to enter these races and register below.

SARS 2-day and 3-day competition team athletes typically compete in these races. The Parent/Athlete Handbook and EEYSL Competition Guide (2019 guide coming soon) outlines essential information for participating families. If you have any questions after reviewing the Parent/Athlete Handbook and Comp Guide, contact Coach Jamie (

EEYSL @Schweitzer Mt. Resort

EEYSL #1 Chad Engstrom Races – January 28th-29th, 2023 @Schweitzer

Presented by Schweitzer Alpine Racing School (SARS)

Event details:

Volunteer information:

The EEYSL race requires about 40 volunteers each day. To volunteer, refer to the matrix below to see which positions are still available, read the descriptions, then follow the link to final link for more information about volunteering for SARS events and to complete a race volunteer sign-up form.

EEYSL @Mt. Spokane

EEYSL #2 Gary Peck Memorial Races – February 11th-12th, 2023 @Mt. Spokane

Presented by Mount Spokane Ski Race Team

Saturday, February 5th – Girls’ and Boys Slalom (U8, U10, U12)

Sunday, February 6th – Girls and Boys Slalom (U8, U10, U12)

EEYSL @Lookout

EEYSL Finals – March 11th – 12th, 2023 @Lookout Pass

Presented by Lookout Pass Racing Team (LPRT)

Saturday, March 11th, 2022 – Girls and Boys GS (U8, U10, U12)

Sunday, March 12th, 2022 – Girls and Boys Slalom (U8, U10, U12)

Buddy Werner

Buddy Werner U12 Championships – March 31st-April 2nd, 2023 @Mt. Hood Meadows

Presented by Meadows Race Team (MRT)