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.

Getting Involved

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.


USFSS Updates

Contact Us

Reach out to us with any questions you have! usfss.usa@gmail.com