The International Jousting Association (IJA-USA) is the United states based part of a world wide governing body for the sport of jousting. It's aims are the same as the Worldwide IJA:
- Promote the sport of jousting throughout the world.
- Promote IJA sanctioned tournaments throughout the world.
- Promote an international standard of certification in jousting and related skills.
- Promote a high standard of historical accuracy.
- Promote a high level of sportsmanship.
- Promote a high standard of horse welfare.
- Promote a high standard of safety