About USADA's Anti-Doping Program

USADA's mission to Preserve the Integrity of CompetitionInspire True Sport, and Protect the Rights of U.S. Athletes, is supported by it's anti-doping and testing program.
Often regarded as the gold standard in the athletic anti-doping movement, USADA has instituted a highly effective program in accordance with the World Anti-Doping Code and the WADA International Standards (IST) to protect clean athletes and ensure their rights to compete on a fair and level playing field, free from the pressures of performance enhancing drugs.
USADA's anti-doping program utilizes both in-competition (event) testing as well as no-advanced notice, out-of-competition testing. Athletes are subject to both urine and blood testing 365 days a year and tests can occur at any time and any place. 


Learn more about USADA's testing program

For hard copy reference, the following documents contain important information about USADA's testing program. for a full list of anti-doping policies and procedures please click here.
USADA Protocol for Olympic and Paralympic Movement Testing



WADA International Standard for Testing


USOC Anti-Doping Policies