Rules and Regulations
RULES AND REGULATIONS
The Athlete Services Grid is a tool for USS Athletes to better understand what services and benefits are associated with the elite National Training Program (NTP) and partnering USS development training center programs. The grid identifies some services and benefits associated with the Level System of skaters, as defined in the relevant discipline of USS rules and regulations.
The Team Travel policy provides information to travelers eligible, selected or qualified to represent the U.S. in domestic and international team travel. Clear policies and procedures assist USS to be diligent and financially responsible in planning and executing travel.
Operation Gold is an incentive award program that rewards performances at the USS identified qualifying events each year.
The Athlete Stipends support program is an elite athlete financial support program specifically designed to assist athletes in reaching the podium at the Winter Olympic Games. It requires proven competitive success, an approved training plan with set goals, regular performance reviews, team event(s) or training participation, and a commitment to the level of training required to reach the Winter Olympic Games podium as determined by US Speedskating (USS).