Since it was found in 1979, The American Samoa Committee has endeavored to spread the fundamental values and principles of the Olympism, as well as the sports, cultural and educational programs
The American Samoa Committee was founded in 1979 and re-registered according to the law No. (21) of the year 1989, issued on 26/06/1990 under No. (3) on the organization of clubs and associations in the field of youth and sports at the General Organization for Youth and Sports and has legal personality from the date of its registration publication in the Official Gazette.
The American Samoa Committee is an independent civil body with legal personality and is a member by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). It has all the rights and obligations set forth in the Olympic Charter.