IFSA Membership Information

Why become a member of IFSA?

  • You'll earn points and maintain a ranking for all IFSA/FWQ sanctioned events
  • You are supporting an independent freeriding governing body that operates as a nonprofit - learn more here.
  • Your voice matters and IFSA works with athletes, event organizers, and programs to promote consistent growth of big mountain Freeriding.
  • Want to get more involved and help promote the growth of our sport? The IFSA is always looking for more support or volunteers. Please reach out at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Junior or Coach Membership

  • Full Junior Athlete Membership (Ages 12-18) 
  • Junior Athlete One-Time Membership (Valid for one event only during season. If athlete choses to enter a second event, an upgrade membership is required)
  • Junior Athlete Upgrade to Full Membership (only for athletes who previously purchased a one-time membership. This membership upgrade is REQUIRED if an athlete wishes to participate in a second event.)
  • Junior Athlete Under 12 Membership 
  • Coach Membership 
  • Valid until April 20th of each calendar year.

NOTE: Memberships are mandatory for all junior athletes competing in the IFSA Junior Series


IFSA/FWQ Adult Membership

  • FWQ Americas License
  • IFSA/FWQ Athlete One Time Competitor (Valid for one event only during season) 
  • Collegiate License (also valid for FWQ events) 
  • Valid until April 20th

NOTE: Memberships are mandatory for all athletes competing in the IFSA/FWQ Series


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