Compete

From nonqualifying to qualifying, Compete USA to Excel Series, U.S. Figure Skating has a robust portfolio of competitive opportunities available to members.

Competition is a central component of U.S. Figure Skating’s development platform for skaters of all levels, whether they’re looking to advance in the qualifying pipeline or simply hone their skills. By engaging with peers in a competitive environment, skaters develop lifelong skills like resilience, competitive spirit and cooperation, which hold value both on the ice and off. 

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U.S. Figure Skating members have the ability to participate in three different competitive tracks:

Compete USA

Compete USA promotes a fun, introductory competition experience for skaters who are just beginning to compete. Events are open to all beginning skaters who are current members of a Learn to Skate USA program and/or are full members of U.S. Figure Skating. 

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Nonqualifying Competitions

Skaters interested in competing outside of qualifying competitions can find a variety of nonqualifying opportunities across the country, from local competitions to series and state games events.

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Qualifying Competitions

There are four types of qualifying pipelines that lead to U.S. Championship events: singles, pairs and ice dance; synchronized skating; adult skating and collegiate skating. 

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Find a Competition

Showing 217 upcoming competitions

Name of Event Date Location Category Programs Series
Nonqualifying
01/29/2023
New York, NY

Synchronized

Compete USA

Club Competition
Nonqualifying
02/01/2023
,
Nonqualifying
02/02/2023
Lake Placid, NY

Singles

Synchronized

Solo Dance

Adults

Excel

State Games

Nonqualifying
02/03/2023
Minot, ND

Singles

Solo Dance

Adults

Excel

Compete USA

Nonqualifying
02/03/2023
Kalamazoo, MI

Singles

Solo Dance

Intercollegiate

2023 Empire State Winter Games Synchro Only
Nonqualifying
02/03/2023
Lake Placid, NY
Nonqualifying
02/04/2023
Woodbridge, VA

Singles

Pairs

Adults

Frosty Skate Blast
Nonqualifying | Compete USA
02/04/2023
Rochester, MN
Nonqualifying
02/04/2023
Greenwich, CT

Singles

Compete USA

Lakers Invitational
Nonqualifying | Compete USA
02/04/2023
Sheboygan, WI
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