Event: National Academy 2024

Dates: Sunday April 14 through Friday, April 19

Location: Big Sky, Montana

Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 30

Lodging: Book own lodging.

Registration: Open to PSIA Certified Members. Registration opens Monday, Oct. 9, 2023. *National Academy is full.*

Discipline: Alpine. 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.

Deadlines: Registration ends March 14, 2024, OR when the event is at capacity. Rates increase by $200 on Feb. 1, 2024.

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  • 5 days on snow skiing with the national team or alumni team members
  • 5 breakfasts
  • 5 lunches
  • Official Supplier Après Party
  • Closing Banquet
  • Event swag bag
  • Option to bring a guest

Lift tickets are NOT included
Guests can purchase lift tickets through event registration.

This package is perfect for friends, family members, or spouses who want to travel with you to the event, but not participate in the on-snow and PSIA-AASI education. This package can only be purchased with a PSIA-AASI member registration and includes:

  • Breakfasts
  • Lunches
  • Closing Banquet
  • Official Supplier Après Party

Lift tickets are NOT included
Guests can purchase lift tickets through event registration.

Lift tickets are $156 and cover 6 days of skiing or riding.

Lift Tickets: 6-day pass is $156

Daily on-snow groups will be chosen before the start of the event. During registration, we ask two questions so you can be placed in your on-snow group. The first is your preferred terrain and the second is your preferred pacing within that terrain group. After meeting and talking with your clinic leader at National Academy, you will have the option to move to a different group.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Full refund through Jan. 31
  • Cancel Feb. 1-Feb. 29 - $250 penalty
  • Cancel March 1 and later - no refund.

Attending National Academy will help you:

  • Get your ski or ride on with five days of big-mountain skiing or riding 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 and ride professionals who share your passion for the ski and ride experience
  • Take your game up a notch with personalized coaching and improvement

Save the dates! 

  • National Academy 2025: Sunday, April 13 through Friday, April 18