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As the official USOC-recognized (United States Olympic Committee) and ISA-recognized (International Surfing Association) National Governing Body for the sport of surfing in the United States. USA Surfing is responsible for holding the USA Surfing Championships event each year, for selecting the official USA Surf Team to compete internationally at ISA Championships, Pan American and Olympic Games.
USA SURFING MISSION STATEMENT
The Mission of USA Surfing is to promote the growth, competitive success, and positive image of surfing in the USA and to provide the best possible experience for all participants by encouraging, developing, advancing, and administrating the sport-while producing champions.
USA Swimming is the National Governing Body for the sport of swimming in the United States. We promote the culture of swimming by creating safe and healthy opportunities for athletes and coaches of all backgrounds to participate and advance in the sport through clubs, events and educatio...
THE MISSION OF USATT IS TO SUPPORT, DEVELOP, GROW AND INSPIRE THE TABLE TENNIS COMMUNITY; AND TO PROVIDE RESOURCES THAT ENABLE ATHLETES TO ACHIEVE SUSTAINED COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE AND PURSUE OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC SUCCESS.
USA Table Tennis is the National Governing Body for the sport of table te...
USA Taekwondo shall have the following mission statement:
The mission of USA Taekwondo shall be to enable United States athletes to achieve sustained competitive excellence and promote and grow the sport of taekwondo in the United States .
Taekwondo is one of the most systematic and scientific Ko...