Jay Erickson, Series Director of the Upper Midwest Alt Series, has been running snowboard competitions in the Midwest and beyond since 1984. USASA began sanctioning our competitons in 1992 and our region hosted USASA Nationals in 1995. Our series qualifies 50-60 national competitors each year and a ton have gone on to have extremely successful professional snowboarding careers. Some of those are: Steve Fisher, Mason and Molly Aguirre, Zac Marben, Chad Otterstrom, Alexis Roland, and Ricky Tucker


2014 Upper Midwest Alt Point Series Schedule

Download the entire schedule....here.

All competiton dates are subject to change. Please check back here or on usasa.org for schedule changes. Registration and start times are the same for all events. Registration: 8AM - 9:30AM Event Start: 10AM

Go to USASA.org to sign up for your yearly membership. All competitors must be a USASA member. The general public is welcome and anyone can compete. 100 competitor maximum for each competiton. Sign up early, we do run out of spots for most competitions. Find registraion information under Links to the right.


If you don't find the answer to your question here, email us.

#1 Q: Can anyone compete in the series?
A: Yes! You have to be a USASA member to compete, but anyone can become a member. You do not have to belong to any organization other than USASA.

#2 Q: What does it cost to compete?
A: To become a USASA member, you must pay the yearly membership fees of $85. There is an entry fee of $25 for each event you wish to enter. You are also responsible for your own lift ticket at the hill (price varies by hill).

#3 Q: What do I get for winning?
A: We have tons of raffle prizes from our sponsors that are given to almost every competitor. If you win in your age group, you also get a medal. At the end of the season, if you have earned enough points, you could be given a spot to compete at Nationals.

#4 Q: How do I get more information?
A: In the Results/Links column to the right, you will find links to important pages on the USASA page. You can always call us at (612) 374-3635 or email us.