Race Suits

Conform to FIS Label

New FIS Race Suit Rules

Customarily is has been the responsibility of the athlete to send their race suit to a National Association to test for porosity and FIS compliance. A little metal tag called a “plomb” was attached to the leg of the suit after passing the test. Beginning this 2016/17 season, a new marking method will be used in the form of a printed logo on the back of the leg of approved suits.

Either method will be accepted through the end of the 2017/18 season. Beginning with the 2018-19 FIS race season all suits must have a FIS logo printed on the back of the left leg. Race suits with a plomb will no longer be acceptable at FIS races. See FIS SPECIFICATIONS FOR COMPETITION EQUIPMENT AND COMMERCIAL MARKINGS for full details.

Note: FIS Race Suit Rules only apply to U19 Athletes (16 years of age) and up.

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