National Governing Body of Sleddog Sports in the USA
The mission of USFSS is to promote, support, coordinate, and develop mushing activities in the United States, to promote and encourage the welfare of sled dog and human athletes and to foster appreciation for the traditions and history of the sport. As the national governing body of sled dog sports in the United States, USFSS is further committed to the ideals and guidelines of the United States Olympic Committee.
Become a Member & Register for a DID Number
If you are interested in supporting dog powered sports on the national and international level, sign up for a USFSS Membership. If you are also interested in qualifying for World Championships you must also have a DID Number.
Accredit a World Cup Race
The US is allowed to have 10 dryland and 10 snow races accredited by IFSS (World Cup races) each racing season. Competitors with a USFSS Membership & DID Number will receive points from these races to help with qualifying for IFSS World Championships. Accreditation is free if submitted 60 days prior to the event.
Apply for Team USA
IFSS Dryland & Snow World Championships (WCh) happen every other year and rotate between different countries. Competing at WCh is the top honor within sprint mushing. Learn more about our selection process and what competing at a WCh entails.
- December 2022 USFSS Meeting MinutesUSFSS Meeting Minutes December 8th, 2022 6pm CST Attendance: Marie Ralf, Mandy Collins, Chelsea Murray, Anna Marmann, Janet Saxon, Brad Kassing, Nick Weis, Brandi Williamson, Jessica Pulliam, Dan Hanks, Ronald Klepadlo, and Lizzie Hill. Public Comment (20 minutes) Recap of IFSS history with inconsistencies of policy when it comes to changing location ect; frustrating forContinue reading “December 2022 USFSS Meeting Minutes”
- 2023 IFSS Snow World Championships USA Team SelectedUSFSS is happy to announce the team who will be representing the USA at the 2023 IFSS World Championships on snow in France. 1-Dog Women’s Skijoring (SW1) 1-Dog Men’s Skijoring (SM1) 1-Dog Pulka Women (PW1) 1-Dog Combined Women (CW) 2-Dog Skijoring Women (SW2) 2-Dog Sled (Sp2) 4-Dog Sled (Sp4) 4-Dog Sled Mass Start (Sp4MS) 6-DogContinue reading “2023 IFSS Snow World Championships USA Team Selected”
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