General Memberships


Competitor Memberships



Club Membership




  • Club Membership


GREETINGS CENTRAL REGION ATHLETES & FAMILIES:

We thank you in the Central Cross Country Skiing Community for your patience as we work through the pandemic. We are excited to be moving forward as a region.

2021-22 revisions to membership benefits are marked with a stretrikethrough. The revisions are temporary and mainly reflet last season's changes. The information will be updated once more, - likely in the Fall of 2021.

Youth General Membership

Youth General Membership





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Cross Country General Membership

Cross Country General Membership

  • - Inclusion on the Divisional Ranking List
    - Seasonal athlete points profile and history
    - CXC/U.S. Ski & Snowboard Excellence Newsletter



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Cross Country Competitor (U16 And Over) Membership

Cross Country Competitor (U16+) Membership

  • - Inclusion on the Divisional Ranking List
    - Inclusion on the U.S. Ski & Snowboard National Ranking List
    - U.S. Ski & Snowboard athlete points profile and history
    - Ability to register for FIS and participate in FIS events (where qualified)
    - Ability/Needed to compete at US Nationals, Junior Nationals, SuperTour, COC, WC events
    - Sport Education Video Gallery
    - U.S. Ski & Snowboard Excellence Newsletter



AFTER 5PM MOUNTAIN TIME OCTOBER 15TH ANYONE WHO IS RENEWING AS NRL COMPETITOR WILL HAVE A $25 LATE FEE IMPLEMENTED TOWARDS THEIR MEMBERSHIP.

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Coach Membership

Cross Country Coach Membership



Background Screening Compliance
Every Coach member undergoes periodic background screening to help provide a SafeSport environment in clubs. Background screening instructions will be sent by U.S. Ski & Snowboard member services via email. Please register for screening upon receipt of instructions via email. Coach members who fail to complete the required background screening will be placed on inactive status until screening is complete.

Coaches Certification and Prerequisites
- Non-certified coaches are required to take an online course Coaching Fundamentals Course on important coaching guidelines.
- Fast Start Coaching Course Refresher is required for anyone who has not received a Level 100 certification or higher after 3 seasons.
- The course incurs an extra $10 fee added on during online registration.


Investing in Coaches Certification/Membership offers these benefits:


- Coaches Hotline


- Access to Coaches Education and Coaches Certification

- Access to Sport Committee Meetings and CXC Congress

- Use of CXC Center of Excellence High Performance Opportunities


- One complementary race entry to the 2022 American Birkebeiner *


- Be a Level 100 and/or Level 200 Certified Coach (with current CPR & First Aid certifications, completed background check and Safe Sport)
- Have current 2021-22 U.S. Ski & Snowboard Coach Membership
- Be affiliated with a club with current CXC Club Membership or U.S. Ski & Snowboard Club Membership for 2021-22 season.

To receive a code, please provide:
- Proof of your current certification status (can be a copy or a screenshot of the U.S. Ski & Snowboard membership record stating the status)
- Proof of your Club's membership with CXC or U.S. Ski & Snowboard (can be a copy or a screenshot of membership payment receipt from your Club's administrator)

U.S. Ski & Snowboard Coach Member Benefits:
- Access to U.S. Ski & Snowboard coaching clinics and educational materials
- U.S. Ski & Snowboard Member Coach Profile (coach certification level, officials certification level(s), event history, continuing education record)
- Coaching at U.S. Ski & Snowboard/FIS events per competition guide
- Sport Education Video Gallery
- U.S. Ski & Snowboard Competition Guide

THE MEMBER DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 15TH, AFTER WHICH THE $25 LATE FEE GOES INTO EFFECT FOR THOSE MEMBERS WHO ARE RENEWING.

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Club Volunteer Membership

Cross Country Club Volunteer Membership

An individual participating at the club level who is appointed to a position of authority over, or who has regular contact with athletes. Volunteers may play a coaching role or assist clubs and event organizers in a variety of roles as deemed appropriate by CXC/U.S. Ski & Snowboard coaches, clubs or affiliates.

Background Screening Compliance
Every Club Volunteer member undergoes periodic background screening to help provide a SafeSport environment in clubs. Background screening instructions will be sent by U.S. Ski & Snowboard member services via email. Please register for screening upon receipt of instructions via email. Coach members who fail to complete the required background screening will be placed on inactive status until screening is complete.


  • - Periodic Background Screening
    - Periodic SafeSport Training
    - Volunteering at CXC / U.S. Ski & Snowboard / FIS events and/or any club activities
    - Sport Education Video Library
    - CXC/U.S. Ski & Snowboard Excellence newsletter

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Cross Country Official Membership

Cross Country Official Membership



Background Screening Compliance
Every Race Official member undergoes periodic background screening to help provide a SafeSport environment in clubs. Background screening instructions will be sent by U.S. Ski & Snowboard member services via email. Please register for screening upon receipt of instructions via email. Coach members who fail to complete the required background screening will be placed on inactive status until screening is complete.


  • - Periodic Background Screening
    - Periodic SafeSport Training
    - Access to U.S. Ski & Snowboard coaching clinics and educational materials
    - Officiating at Central Cross Country Skiing and U.S. Ski & Snowboard Events (per competition guide)
    - U.S. Ski & Snowboard Printed Competition Guide
    - Sport Education Video Library
    - CXC/U.S. Ski & Snowboard Excellence newsletter

THE MEMBER DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 15TH, AFTER WHICH THE $25 LATE FEE GOES INTO EFFECT FOR THOSE MEMBERS WHO ARE RENEWING.

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Ski clubs give skiers their very first ski team experiences and train our current and future Olympians. From starting a club to keeping it thriving, the club programs and services are invaluable to building
and maintaining a successful club.


Membership for Clubs



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It's our goal to provide you, our valuable club leaders, with the tools you need for success in your community. Investing in CXC offers a range of benefits that support your Club. The following benefits are available at no cost to your club when it becomes a member:


CXC Membership for Clubs Club Athletic & Business Support
CXC leadership and staff are available to provide development assistance and consultation, including a CXC Club Hotline. We're here to help you with athletic or business development questions to enhance your club's operations and events. This support is provided by appointment. Please reach out to us at info@cxcskiing.org to schedule a consultation.

American Birkebeiner Entries
Complimentary American Birkebeiner entries for your Club's certified coaches (coach certification requirements must be met).

CXC Academy
As a CXC Club, you will have complimentary access to CXC Academy, including professional training plans for cross country skiers of all ages and skill levels (request access to service by sending an email to membership@cxcskiing.org).

Use of CXC Center of Excellence High Performance Opportunities
CXC member clubs can schedule group testing opportunities for their athletes at the Center of Excellence free of charge. Athletes will have the ability to participate in the VO2 Max Fitness testing, Rollerski Treadmill Technique Analysis, and/or Ski Specific Strength Testing. This service provides the athletes with a clear understanding of their current fitness and ski performance along with insights on how to model their upcoming training plans.

NOTE: The Club must provide its own volunteer/parent/coaching staff assistants to coordinate and run testing. CXC will provide onboarding on the use of testing and Rollerski Treadmill equipment.

For more information please send us a note at info@cxcskiing.org.

Access to Club Support Grant Program
Clubs must meet certain eligibility criteria (to be announced in the 4th quarter of 2021).

Newsletter
Insider information through "CXC Club and Coaches Update" Newsletter.


OTHER BENEFITS WITH FEES FOR OUR MEMBER CLUBS ARE:


- Club Visit by Central Cross Country Skiing Coach or Club Development Consultant


- Cost-Saving Major Event Collaboration (US Nationals, Canadian Nationals, Super Tour Finals, etc.)


- Nordic Rocks


- Governance and Education Benefits
- Connectivity to national U.S. Ski & Snowboard programs
- Access to Coaches Education and Coaches Certification
- Access to Sport Committee Meetings and CXC Congress
- Ability to sanction events through CXC and U.S. Ski & Snowboard
- Access to U.S. Ski & Snowboard Club Liability Insurance Program (CLIP)


Ski Clubs of Central Cross Country Skiing (CXC)