2024 NSP Eastern Division Certified Annual Examination

Sugarbush Ski Resort is pleased to host the Eastern Division’s Certified Programs annual exam. The NSP Certified exam will test the six core components over three days. The annual meeting will be held on Sunday morning. Limited COVID-19 protocols will be in place. It is highly recommended to be vaccinated with a booster shot.  Sanitizing all equipment and social distancing may be asked of you; please be cognizant of other people’s needs and risk levels.

Due to the challenges of increased participation, the annual exam will have some components examined early in the event to maintain opportunities for all. All existing Certified members are asked to attend and participate in the examination. Please, civilian jackets only – No crosses.

Lodging and Registration 

Lodging will all be done via web-based form to telephone directly to Sugarbush Resort. Please review all price packages.   VRBO options are available individually – please make your reservation independently and watch the schedule.

Link for Sugarbush Lodging Reservations — Build Your Package


1-802- 552-4007 (select option 1) let them know that you are in the NSP Certified event to receive the discount

Sugarbush will be charging $35.00 per person per day.  The tickets are listed at the bottom of this registration page.  Please only purchase tickets for the day you will be skiing.

Tickets will be issued at the event check-in desk. Do NOT go to the ticket booth.

Certified Ball caps and event Tee Shirts will be updated and added at a later date.


Wednesday – early arrival – ORM, LAR, AVY components

Thursday – ORM, AVY, and LAR as scheduled. Re-certs 1-5 PM

Friday – S&T and, depending on time – Lift Evac/LAR

Saturday – OEC written exam early, OEC Practical component in the morning with Bystander done immediately after.  Complete any remaining components by the day’s end. Banquet Saturday evening.

Sunday – Annual meeting – 8AM start, so most are on the road by lunch.


We have a large number of patrollers re-certifying this year and ask all to do it early or reach out and let Eric Kreckel know in advance so he can have staff on hand to judge. March 16th 1-5P.

Banquet Buffet

The Banquet will be a buffet with choices for varying dietary needs, but please indicate any specific dietary restrictions you have in the registration form.  Tickets will be issued at check-in.

Location at Sugarbush

We will be working out of the Lincoln Base Lodge.  We are trying to keep ourselves sequestered from the public.  LAR, LE, OEC, and AVY will all be completing interviews and testing from the Lincoln base area, but please monitor the scheduling board as locations and events may change.



  • Sugarbush Certified Exam
     March 14, 2024 - March 17, 2024
     7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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