Event Schedule

Snowboard Level I Exam


Dates: Thursday, January 21, 2021 - Friday, January 22, 2021 from 8:45 am - 4:00 pm ET (2 Days)
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Location: Gunstock (NH) (DUE TO COVID PRECAUTIONS, plan to meet your group on snow at 8:45am and wrap up between 3:30 and 4:00pm. More specific information will be sent to you prior to the event by email or text regarding your group's specific meeting location. - COVID)

Event Code: 321SB0121A

Registration Information:
- Early Bird Price: $200.00 (available through Wednesday, January 6)
- Standard Price: $225.00
- CEUs: 12

Event Prerequisite(s): Current PSIA-AASI Membership, Snowboard Level I E-Learning course (https://lms.thesnowpros.org)

Registration Closes: Thursday, January 14, 2021, 11:59 pm ET


Online Registration: CLOSED

Offline Registration: Please call the Eastern office (518) 452-6095 during regular hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm EST.


Course Description:

Course Name: Snowboard Level I Certification Exam

Discipline: Snowboard

Environment: Green to Blue Terrain

Prerequisites: Minimum Registered Member, Successfully complete the Level I eLearning Course, minimum 50 hours teaching

Course Description:

The Certified Level I process consists of an assessment of basic riding skills, teaching skills, and professional knowledge (which refers to technical and mechanical knowledge as well as to knowledge of guest service, AASI, the snowsports industry, and risk management). The course riding and teaching scenarios as well as a technical discussion regarding how students learn and progress from the Beginner/Novice to Intermediate Zones. Snowsports School Director's Signature required on all exam applications.

Learning Experiences:

Specific activities will vary depending on the group and environmental conditions; however, they will typically include:

• Riding assessment on overall on-hill performance using all green terrain, blue terrain including off-piste conditions or small freestyle features

• Professional knowledge assessment based on discussions, behavior and interaction with the group. Candidates should be prepared to deliver a short teaching segment to the group.

• Teaching methodology assessment based on teaching segments, interaction with the group or group discussions. Candidate should promote positive learning environments while teaching in a safe, effective manner.


We highly recommend reviewing the National Standards.


All  AASI Level I Exam candidates are required to complete the online component Snowboard Level I eLearning course prior to their on-snow evaluation.


More information at https://www.psia-e.org/level1workbook




ADMINISTRATIVE CHARGES:


IF YOU NEED TO TRANSFER or CANCEL a 1-DAY EVENT:

Up to 14 days prior to the event: $20.00 fee

During the two weeks prior to the event: $25.00 fee

IF YOU NEED TO TRANSFER or CANCEL a MULTI DAY EVENT:

Up to 14 days prior to the event: $20.00 fee

During the two weeks prior to the event: $50.00 fee


Notice to the office must be made no later than 4:30pm on last business day before the event.


IF YOU DO NOT SHOW AT YOUR EVENT AND DO NOT CONTACT US: No refund.

IF YOUR CHECK IS RETURNED TO US: Checks returned for insufficient funds will not be redeposited. The registration will be voided unless such checks or charges are replaced by certified check, money order or cash prior to the event. For returned checks, this must include a processing charge of $25.00.




Some resorts may require quarantine if traveling from another state.
Please be sure to check for any travel restrictions before you register for any event or exam.
✓ Click here for COVID Travel Advisory Links by State.
✓ Click here for a link to the CDC website.


Please note: We expect our current event calendar to fluctuate this season more than most.
There will likely be additions and changes as the season progresses. Please check back regularly.


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Event Participant Safety Policy

Skiing and riding are athletic and physically demanding activities. It is the expectation of PSIA-AASI Eastern Division that each participant attending an event or exam shall possess the requisite level of fitness and stamina to participate safely, on all appropriate terrain and at a pace consistent with other members of the group. As such, PSIA-AASI Eastern Division reserves the right to have education staff reassign participants in any event that may pose a risk to themselves or others or consistently impede the progress of the group to another, more skill and fitness-appropriate event. In such a situation, an appropriate event will be recommended and the member may be transferred to that event at no charge (other than any difference in event costs) or a full refund of the originally registered event will be provided.

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