USA Luge

Resources for Officials

News & Notes - Welcome to the Race Officials Page

Here you can register for officials courses, sign up for races, indicate leadership positions desired, and also find information.

Officials Courses for 2022-2023
Rules Refresher Course - November 5, 2022 - Lake Placid, NY
National Official's Course - November 4-6, 2022 -  Lake Placid, NY
FIL Judges Course - January 2023 -  TBD - Lake Placid, NY
Rules Refresher Course - Saturday, October 15, 2022, 9:00AM Men's Start -,Park City, UT
National Official's Course - Saturday, October 22, 2022, 9:00AM Men's Start - Park City, UT
FIL Judges Course - November 5 & 6, 2022, time and location to be determined.

National Officials Course & Refresher - Date TBD - Negaunee/Marquette, MI

National Official’s Course is $25.00. FIL Judges Course is $25.00. Rules Refresher Course is FREE!

You must attend  a Rules Refresher Course every two years to stay "Active".  Note: Due to Covid the past 2 1/2 years, and the updated IRO, everyone should plan to take a Rules Refresher course this year.  (2022-2023 season year).

2022 is a year for rule changes and edits.    The IRO's are available on our USALuge website.

For more information or to register for a course, please contact, or Jay Edmunds ( ) or download, print, complete and mail or fax the Course Registration form to register.  See link for the Course Registration on right side.



Races on US Tracks 2022-2023


Lake Placid Track
Empire State Winter Games - Saturday/Sunday, February 4 and/or 5, 2023 (may only be one day)
Youth National Seeding Races & Championships -  Saturday & Sunday March 4 & 5, 2023
Junior National Seeding Races & Championships - Saturday & Sunday March 11 & 12, 2023
Masters' National Championships - March 31 or April 1, 2023 (TBD)

 Park City Track
FIL World Cup - December 13-14, 2022 (Training Days) & December 15 - 17, 2022 (Race Days)
FIL North American Continental Cup (Youth A) - January 18-21, 2023  (Races on 21st)
Ice Engineers Open - January 28, 2023
Wasatch Luge Club Founders Cup - February 18, 2023


To sign up to work a race, you can contact Please list name of the race, dates you can work, and position you would like to work. If you don't indicate a specific position to work, you will be assigned to whatever position is needed. You may also print out the form and mail or fax to Peggy's attention.

Current Rules & Regulations: FIL 2022 IRO (AT) & Natural Track Rules & Regulations FIL 2022 IRO (NT)     These IRO rule booklets will be available at USLA Headquarters.& our Park City Office, sometime in November (possibly sooner).. 


Race Committee

Sets policies for race administration, review equipment needs, maintain a consistency at the three tracks, compile rules for National Races based on the FIL-IRO that need modifications, set training schedules for official's education, discuss and resolve problems that officials and athletes are experiencing at races, and more. Goal that races are run with quality administration, equipment and officials, with fairness for all athletes being the priority.

John Mowry - Chairperson:
Beverly Detwiler - At Large
Pete Gillwald - At Large
Peggy Mousaw - Lake Placid Track Rep
Jay Edmunds -  Park City Track Rep
Elmer Rinehart - Negaunee (Natural Track) Track Rep
Emily Sweeney - Athlete Representative
Taylor Morris - Athlete Representative
Peggy Mousaw - Staff Liaison:
Ken Yonemura - USLA Board of Directors'  Liaison: