USA Skateboarding Membership

Athlete Membership - Minor (Under 18)

All USA Skateboarding minor athlete memberships purchased before April 15th, 2021 include:
  • Free entry into one discipline of the 2021 USA Skateboarding National Championships presented by Toyota, a $49 value
  • A $25 gift card to the USA Skateboarding online shop
  • Being a member of USA Skateboarding allows you to participate in the USA Skateboarding National Championships and provides support for USA Skateboarding and our team.  

After you complete your purchase you'll be sent an email with instructions on how to complete the registration process and claim your National Championship entry. 

Now for the legal part:
  1. By submitting this form you're joining USA Skateboarding as an athlete member and committing to abiding by the membership requirements below.
  2. Per our bylaws, Athlete members are those individuals who register as competitive athletes and are eligible for competition in Skateboarding events.
  3. Athlete Members will be eligible to vote for the USA Skateboarding Board of Directors in our next election cycle in 2021.
  4. An individual shall be a citizen of the United States and at least eighteen (18) years of age in order to be eligible to vote in an election. Notwithstanding these restrictions on voting, membership in USAS is open to individuals who are less than eighteen (18) years of age and to individuals who are not citizens of the United States. An individual shall be a member of USAS sixty (60) days prior to the date of the election (record date) in order to be eligible to vote in an election.
  5. Membership Requirements and Dues. Membership in USAS is a privilege and creates with it certain obligations and duties. The Board of Directors may establish such membership requirements and dues as the Board shall deem necessary or appropriate. Further, the Board may establish such rules and procedures for the manner and method of payment of dues, the collection of delinquent dues and the proration or refund of dues, as the Board shall deem necessary or appropriate. No privilege of membership shall be available until all membership requirements are satisfied and all dues are paid in full.
  6. Termination of Membership. The membership of any member may be terminated at any time with cause by the Board of Directors. A member shall have the right to fair notice and a hearing prior to termination. The NGB may retain jurisdiction over any member who has pending financial obligations, or pending grievances against him/her, regardless of the status of membership.
  7. Transfer of Membership. Members may not transfer their membership in USAS. Members shall have no ownership rights or beneficial interests of any kind in the property of USAS.
  8. As a condition of membership in USA Skateboarding and a condition for participation in any competition or event sanctioned by USA Skateboarding or its member organizations, each NGB member and each athlete, coach, trainer, agent, athlete support personnel, medical or para-medical personnel, team staff, official and other person who participates in USA Skateboarding events (whether or not a USA Skateboarding member), agrees to comply with and be bound by the safe sport rules, policies and procedures of the U.S. Center for Safe Sport and to submit, without reservation or condition, to the jurisdiction of the U.S. Center for Safe Sport for the resolution of any alleged violations of those rules, policies and procedures, as may be amended from time to time. To the extent any USA Skateboarding rule is inconsistent with the rules of the U.S. Center for Safe Sport, such rule is hereby superseded.
  9. It is the duty of individual members of USA Skateboarding to comply with all anti-doping rules of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), World Skate, the USOPC including the USOPC National Anti-Doping Policy, and of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), including the USADA Protocol for Olympic and Paralympic Movement Testing (USADA Protocol) and all other policies and rules adopted by WADA, World Skate, the USOPC and USADA. Athlete members agree to submit to drug testing by World Skate and/or USADA or their designees at any time and understand that the use of methods or substances prohibited by the applicable anti-doping rules make them subject to penalties including, but not limited to, disqualification and suspension. If it is determined that an individual member may have committed a doping violation, the member agrees to submit to the results management authority and processes of USADA, including arbitration under the USADA Protocol, or to the results management authority of World Skate, if applicable or referred by USADA.
  10. It is the duty of all Athletes, Athlete Support Personnel and other Persons (as those terms are defined in the World-Anti Doping Code), by virtue of their participation in the Olympic, Paralympic, Pan American, ParaPan American or Youth Olympic Games, participation in an Event or Competition organized or sanctioned by an NGB, PSO or HPMO, participation on a national team, utilization of a USOPC Training Center, receipt of benefits from the USOPC or USA Skateboarding, inclusion in the Registered Testing Pool, or otherwise subject to the World Anti-Doping Code to comply with all anti-doping rules of WADA, World Skate, the USOPC, and of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), including the USADA Protocol for Olympic and Paralympic Movement Testing (USADA Protocol) and all other policies and rules adopted by WADA, World Skate, and USADA. If it is determined that an Athlete, Athlete Support Personnel, or other Person may have committed a doping violation, the individual agrees to submit to the results management authority and processes of USADA, including arbitration under the USADA Protocol, or to the results management authority of World Skate, if applicable or referred by USADA. In addition, Athletes agree to submit to drug testing by the World Skate and/or USADA or their designees at any time and understand that the use of methods or substances prohibited by the applicable anti-doping rules make them subject to penalties including, but not limited to, disqualification and suspension.

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