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 8th-9th, 2022

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 5th-6th, 2022

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 12th – 13th, 2022

Presented by Lookout Pass Racing Team (LPRT)

Saturday, March 12th, 2022 – Girls and Boys GS (U8, U10, U12)

Sunday, March 13th, 2022 – Girls and Boys Slalom (U8, U10, U12)

Buddy Werner

Buddy Werner Championships @ Schweitzer Pass (U12 only) – April 1st – 3rd

Presented by Steven’s Pass Alpine Club (SPAC)