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2023 Midwestern and Pacific Coast Synchronized Skating Sectional Championships

U.S. Qualifying - Synchronized Skating

When: Tue, Jan. 24, 2023 - Sun, Jan. 29, 2023

Where: Rockford, Illinois

Participant Information

Registration for the 2023 SYS qualifyign season is now closed. For details about the qualifying season, refer to the 2023 Synchronized Skating Qualifying Season Announcement.

Roster Deadline

Teams are permitted to add, remove, or substitute skaters from their competition roster until Dec. 1. After Dec. 1 only substitutions may be made to the competition roster via request. Substitution requests are subject to approval of the competitions committee. Any skater being added to a competition roster after the entry deadline of Oct. 1 must have met all test requirements for the teams level by the Oct. 1 qualifying season deadline. 

Mandatory Team Form

The Mandatory Team Form will be used to collect information about practice ice preferences, team photo upload for the event program, and purchase program ads/good luck messages. See subsequent sections of this webpage for more information. 

Event Program

The full event program this year will be digital and avaialble to all participants free of charge. A QR code will be provided to all participants. A small number of informational program booklets will be avaialble for purchase on-site. 

If your team would like their team photo to appear in the program or you would like to purchase an ad or good luck message, see pricing below and submit your order via the Mandatory Team Form (see the practice ice section of this page for the link). 

  • Team Photos - $25/team
  • Full Page Ad - $100
  • Half Page Ad - $50
  • 1/4 Page Ad - $25

Venue and Travel Information

Venue Information

BMO Harris Bank Center
398-300 Elm St. Rockford, IL 61101
Facility Website

Team Hotel Information

All teams are required to book housing through SiteSearch via the process outlined in the housing policy. Any team that is found to have booked rooms outside of the event room block will be assessed a penalty of $600/team to be paid upon checking-in to the competition. All members of team leadership must familiarize themselves with the Housing Policy for this event prior to booking. 

Practice Ice

OPEN: Wednesday, Nov. 30 at 5:00 p.m. ET
CLOSE: Tuesday, Dec. 20 at 11:59 p.m. ET

Mandatory Team Form CLICK HERE
NOTE: Teams will be requested to upload team photos for the event program ($25) and have the option to purchase ads/good luck messages for the digital program as well via the Mandatory Form. 

Teams are requried to purchase the number of desired credits via EMS, then submit scheduling preferences via the Mandatory Team Form. 

Official Practice Ice

OPI is designated by segment length based on the teams level. OPI can be purchased under the packages section of EMS. Scheduling will be based on the competition draw order. 

  • 6-minute OPI: $80
    • Preliminary teams only
  • 8-minute OPI: $100
    • Pre-juvenile, juvenile, open juvenile, masters, adult, open adult, open masters, open collegiate
  • 10-minute OPI: $120
    • Intermediate and novice
  • 11-minute OPI: $130
    • Collegiate teams only
  • Junior and Senior Combined SP & FS OPI: $240

Unofficial Practice Ice

Scheduling of UPI is at the discretion of the LOC based on submitted preferences from the team and ice availability. UPI is available Tuesday - Saturday of the competition week. 

  • $165 for 15-minutes
  • Maximum 8 credits per segment

Intermediate, novice, junior, and senior teams only - A limited amount of UPI on the main competition surface has been made available to teams competing at these levels. Credits can be purchased under the package section of EMS (same as OPI credits) and will cost $175 for 15-minutes. Teams will be limited to ONE UPI credit/session on the main competition surface.