The organization of USAOCR will include the following committees:
The work for USAOCR is performed by volunteers who help put on events and training programs and carry out national and regional tasks. Committees advise the USAOCR Executive Committee and work with members to promote and improve participation in training and events. All Committees report to the Executive Committee, and all Committee members have the right to attend Board meeting. It is the responsibility of the members of each Committee to support USAOCR´s efforts to develop obstacle sports, related disciplines and events in the United States.
The Athletes Committee facilitates and promote communication between USAOCR and active athletes, and serve as a source of opinion and advice to USAOCR on current and prospective policies of USAOCR. The Athletes Committee makes recommendations on issues related to the needs and concerns of the elite athlete members of USAOCR . The Athlete Director serves as a member of the committee. The remaining committee members must meet the qualifications to serve on governing boards as defined by the USOC or be a current member of USAOCR. There shall be one (1) member representing each of the five (5) regions.
The Competitions Committee supports the development of the sport. Its duties are to:
The Development Committee works with the Athletes Committee on coaching, training, coach certification and athlete development. It also works with the Medical Committee to ensure the health and wellness of Junior, Youth and Adult athletes.
The Communications Committee manages all aspects of marketing and media, including social media and public relations.
The Medical Committee is responsible for establishing conditions at USAOCR sanctioned competitions, which ensure the health and safety of all participants. It controls all Anti-doping policies and activities of USAOCR. Making sure that USAOCR complies with the World OCR Anti-doping policies, the WADA code and the IOC anti-doping rules.
Para Athlete Committee
The Para Athlete Committee ensures compliance of races to para-athlete accessibility
Represents para-athletes. It ensures compliance of USAOCR with USOPC and IPC standards.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee
The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee establishes a dedicated focus on diversity and inclusion priorities, develops and promotes policies to improve recognition and representation of athletes with a more diverse array of backgrounds and identities in the sport of Obstacle Course Racing.
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