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**** Qualifying Events Being Held This Week Are: January 31 in Spring Mount, PA * Midway, UT ****
Dance of the Snow Serpent

By Coach Steve Ilg

Our story takes place on March 2, 1996, at the World Mountain Snowshoe Championships near Twin Lakes, Colorado…you may have heard about it in the now very vogue, "Leadville 100" fallout…feeble ilg recalls helping the then first Race Director draw people TO HIS RACE…nowadays?  The hardest part of Leadville?  Is just getting' in.  Sad.  Read on, for a story from the daze of old, when snowshoers were few and far between… Read more



For International Snowshoe Information Click on logo

International winter endurance sports enthusiasts of all   ages and abilities are invited to attend the USSSA’s 15th annual U.S. National Snowshoe Championships

February 27th - March 1st, 2015 at Lowes Creek County Park in Eau Claire Wisconsin!

Photo of Spain’s Nacho Hernando competing in 2014 Nationals in VT by Joe Viger.

International athletes (non-U.S. citizens) may compete alongside the national championship competitors in the men’s and women’s 10km and new Half Marathon National Championship events.  The top 10 international men and women in each event will earn awards. Visit the U.S.      Snowshoe Association’s website at and/or the event’s website at

  for more event details. 


To become a member online click on the logo below


The USSSA is pleased to announce that Icebug USA Shoes will be supporting the 2015 U.S. Snowshoe Championships at the Silver level by providing a complimentary pair of their revolutionary running shoes to each to each of the eight eventual 2015 National Snowshoe Champions.

Mark Elmore, USSSA Sports Director announced, "We are very excited to have Icebug USA joining 9our event this season."

2015 National Championships

 Lowe’s Creek County Park in Eau Claire, WI

Find more about Weather in Eau Claire, WI


Visit the website of the 2015 National Snowshoe Championships for the most up to date information on places to stay, the area and how to register for the event.


NEW in 2015…....

The U.S. Snowshoe Association is pleased to announce that

Fine Designs Inc.

will be serving as the on-site merchandising agent at the upcoming 2015 U.S. National Snowshoe Championships in Eau Claire, WI Friday-Sunday Feb. 27th-March 1st, 2015!

When athletes check-in, instead of being given an event t-shirt at that time, they will be given a coupon. The coupon can then be redeemed at the Fine Designs booth on site for the event t-shirt.
OR, the coupon can be used as a $15 discount towards any other screened merchandise item.

Additional event apparel offerings include; Hooded Sweatshirts, Dri-Fit Tech Shirts, Sweatshirts, and other items will be available for purchase to commemorate your 2015 experience at Snowshoe Nationals. All with excellent artwork and eye-catching colors.


The Fifteenth Annual                

2015 Dion Snowshoes               

U.S. National Snowshoe Championships

take place at the Lowes Creek County Park in     

Eau Claire, WI Friday Feb. 27th to  Sunday March 1st, 2015.

JUNIOR A (15-19 years of age) and JUNIOR B (14 and Under) athletes are eligible to qualify to compete for awards and berths on the U.S. Junior National Snowshoe Team.

The record for the largest JUNIOR field at the Championships was set in 2014 in Woodford, VT with 37 athletes.  I hope we can break that record this season...with your help!

LOANER Snowshoes WILL BE available!

NEW: TEAM Division - represent your school or club! Plus, 4 x 2.5km       Snowshoe Team Relay on Sunday!




Photo of Sarah Butler by Joe Viger


       Photo of  the

Army’s Bill Raitter

 of NV by Steve Sanders.



2015 Dion Snowshoes

U.S. National Snowshoe


Feb. 27th-March 1st, 2015

in Eau Claire, Wisconsin


Current members of all branches of the U.S.

Armed Forces are invited to participate in the

USSSA’s annual National Snowshoe

Championships representing their

branch of the military. 

Men and women race over 10km snowshoe courses.  Top 5 in each division earn medals.  Winning

team (3 athletes) earn prestigious 

Roger’s Rangers Trophy.

Check out event details at & .

Military athletes DO NOT need to qualify.

Only current USSSA membership and race

entry is required.  Snowshoes provided.



International Snowshoeing Federation

World Snowshoe Championships

Presented By

Saturday January 31st, 2015

Quebec city, Quebec, Canada

This is an open event with no pre-qualifiers

Anyone can compete

Awards for Juniors to 70+




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