Welcome to CFSA! This page is dedicated to getting you registered as a member of your Territorial/Provincial Freestyle Ski Association (T/PSO). Our goal is to provide you with essential information you need to become an insured and licensed athlete, coach, judge, official, or volunteer.
Membership Registration and Login
Please note that all memberships are valid until June 30th each year regardless of purchase date.
Please select the Territorial/Provincial Freestyle Ski Association below with which you wish to REGISTER or LOGIN.
To sign up as a member, click the ‘Registration’ tab on the left and select the appropriate role.
Membership Registration / Renewal Help
Club Sanctioning Requirements
A club’s sanction request will only be approved if the club meets all the requirements listed below.
1. The online sanction request form is complete and accurate.
2. All coaches in addition to staff and lead volunteers who work with children have a Criminal Record Check.
3. The Club has concussion management and prevention policy including:
– All coaches have completed the NCCP Making Headway module.
– Return to Play standards following PSO and/or CFSA guidelines
– Promote CCMI baseline testing and coach Sideline Course
4. All coaches have an active CFSA license in addition to current NCCP and CFSA coaching certifications.
5. Our coaches are certified and our athletes qualified to perform inverted air skills through the CFSA Air Training System.
6. The club agrees to ensure that all its club members have a current CFSA membership.
7. The club receives permission from the ski area to operate its programs.
a) The Permission Letter must be sent to [email protected]
8. The club reviews and agrees to abide by the CFSA’s:
a) Club policy
b) Ski Club Risk Management Manual
c) Can Freestyle Program Operating agreement
d) CFSA Terrain Park and Rail Usage Guidelines
e) Big Mountain/Freeski Guidelines
CFSA HIGHLY RECOMMENDS that clubs implement the following Athlete Protection Policies:
1. U12 Duty of Care – Session sign in and out procedures for athletes 12 and under
2. Chaperoning – Having 2 adult chaperones (at least 1 same gender) when athletes are accommodated in hotels or other members homes
3. Club Member Codes of Conduct – all members should sign an appropriate code of conduct – coach, volunteer, parent, athlete, official.
Club Sanction Request processing times are 5-10 business days.
Starting October 15, clubs will be able to submit a Club Sanction Requests online through the registration system.
To register your club online, please select your Territorial/Provincial Freestyle Ski Association from the list below:
We will no longer be using last year’s Sanction Request Form. The form will be available online in the registration system.
More information will be shared with clubs at the end of September.
Please note that athletes can upgrade their memberships at anytime
Athlete License Types
|Try Freestyle||Temporary 7-day license for special introduction to freestyle skiing events.|
|Can Free 1&2||Necessary for all training, Jumps & Bumps programs and inter/intra club competitions, regardless of home province. Includes general liability coverage.|
|Can Free 3||Necessary for athletes who plan to compete in provincial or national level competitions. Also included general liability coverage for club training, regardless of home province.|
|Can Free 4 – FIS||Necessary for athletes who plan to compete in FIS sanctioned events. Includes FIS license and general liability coverage for training. 2B out-of-country accident insurance is mandatory.|
|Coach License||Necessary for all coaches, coaching any level of athlete, regardless of home province.|
|Associate License||Necessary for volunteers who work with clubs or T/PSOs on a regular basis. Absolutely necessary all club and T/PSO administrative staff, and club and T/PSO board of directors members. Includes general liability coverage.|
|Judge License||Necessary for all FIS level A, B, C or Regional judges and judges in training (levels D, E). Includes access to the Association of Freestyle Professionals’ (AFP) online resources and training. Also Includes general liability coverage.|
|Major Official License||Necessary if you plan to be a Chief of Course/Competitions, a Technical Director (TD) or plan to do scoring. Includes general liability coverage.|
|User Administrator License||Necessary for club and T/PSO administrative staff who need access to club and T/PSO membership reports.
Contact [email protected] for more information.
Judges and Officials
The CFSA judge license includes access to the Association of Freeskiing professionals’ (AFP) online resources and judging exams.
If you would like access to AFP’s online judging resources, please send an email to [email protected], giving CFSA permission to forward your email address to AFP. AFP will then send you a username and password within 5-10 business days. Once you receive your AFP account information, you will be able to log into the AFP website (http://www.afpjudges.com/), update your membership information, and access judging resources.
For more information on Officials and Events go to http://freestyleski.com/member-services/officials/
For more information on Judging go to http://freestyleski.com/member-services/judge/