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National Academy 2024

Dates: Monday, April 15, 2024 - Friday, April 19, 2024 from 8:30 am - 5:30 pm MT (5 Days)
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Event Type: Education Clinic

Location: Big Sky Resort

Host Division: National

Available Registration Packages (click for more info):
National Academy 2024 Registration:
- First Chair Rate: $1,650.00 (available through Wednesday, January 31)
- Last Chair Rate: $1,850.00
- CEUs: 30

Prerequisites: Current PSIA-AASI Membership, Certification

Registration Deadline: Monday, October 23, 2023, 12 am MT

Online Registration: CLOSED

Course Description:

Attending National Academy will help you:

  • Get your ski on for five days of big-mountain skiing with a member or alumni of the PSIA-AASI National Team.
  • Get the inside track on innovations shaping the future of instruction.
  • Network with, and learn new ways of teaching from, fellow ski professionals who share your passion for the ski experience.
  • Take your game up a notch with personalized coaching and improvement.

Big Sky is one of the most challenging resorts in North America, and an expert trail here may be significantly steeper and longer than one at your home resort. The mountain has something to offer all abilities from long, beautifully groomed cruising terrain to rowdy, extreme terrain. Along with these trail difficulties, you may also encounter more challenging snow conditions, higher altitudes, and extreme weather conditions. When selecting your grouping during registration, please consider these variables and honestly assess your capabilities to limit injury risk. We want all attendees to have a safe, fun week! Your clinic leader will assess your goals at the event to ensure the group is a good fit. You will have the option to move groups if necessary. In-door and on snow elective opportunities allow you to take a break and/or branch out and mingle with others on different educational topics.

National Academy is an alpine-specific event. If you would like to attend the 5-day academy for snowboard, telemark, or adaptive disciplines, please register for either Rider Rally, Telemark Academy, or Adaptive Academy and choose the 5-day option.

Additional Event Details:

Cancellation Policy:

  • Full refund through January 31st
  • Cancel February 1-February 29 is $250 penalty
  • Cancel March 1st and later - no refund


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National Academy 2024 Registration

Package Price:
- First Chair Rate: $1,650.00 (available through Wednesday, January 31)
- Last Chair Rate: $1,850.00

CEUs: 30

Prerequisites: None

Registration Deadline Monday, October 23, 2023, 12 am MT

This package includes each of the following sections.

If you need lift tickets for this event please choose the product below (IKON Pass includes 5 - 7 days at Big Sky - CHECK YOUR PASS DETAILS!) (Choose 0 options):
- National Academy Lift Tickets (6 Days) 2024: $156

What size t-shirt do you wear? (Choose 1 option):
- Choose a size,Men's XL,Men's L,Men's M,Men's S,Women's XL,Women's L,Women's M,Women's S,Women's XS

Please choose a group number that matches the terrain you would like to ski (Choose 1 option):
- Please choose a number,1. Prefers to ski/ride on groomed intermediate and easier terrain at lower elevation., 2. Prefers to ski/ride on groomed - advanced and light off piste terrain at mixed elevation., 3. Prefers to ski/ride on a mix of advanced and off piste terrain at higher elevation. May include hiking., 4. Prefers to ski/ride on the most difficult terrain for longer durations at the highest elevation with hiking.

Please choose a group letter that matches the pace you want to ski within the group chosen above (Choose 1 option):
- Please choose a letter,A. Prefers slower pacing and easier terrain,B. Prefers moderate pacing and longer distances including some non-stop runs,C. Prefers fast pacing and the ability for frequent non-stop runs

If you are bringing a guest to this event, please answer the questions below and choose a package for them (Choose at least 0, and no more than 10 options):
- National Academy 2024 Guest with Lift Tickets (6 Days): $1156
- National Academy 2024 Guest (LIFT TICKETS NOT INCLUDED): $1000
- What is your guest's first and last name?
- What is your guest's birthdate? (MM/DD/YYYY)
- Does your guest have any dietary restrictions?

Do you have any dietary restrictions? (Choose at least 0, and no more than 1 options):
- Do you have any dietary restrictions?

Spot Insurance Offer (see above for details) (Choose at least 0, and no more than 1 options):
- Click here to add Spot Insurance for this event ($12.99 per day)? See above for details.