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. 

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 139 upcoming competitions

Name of Event Date Location Category Programs Series
Winter Classic
Nonqualifying | Compete USA
Jan 20, 2020
New Haven, CT

Singles

Solo Dance

Showcase

Adults

Excel

Compete USA

2020 Winter Open
Nonqualifying | Compete USA
Jan 20, 2020
Laurel, MD

Singles

Synchronized

Solo Dance

Showcase

Adults

Excel

Compete USA

Nonqualifying
Jan 23 - 26, 2020
East Grand Forks, MN

Singles

Solo Dance

Showcase

Excel

Compete USA

Nonqualifying
Jan 24 - 26, 2020
Watertown, NY

Singles

Synchronized

Solo Dance

Showcase

Excel

Compete USA

Nonqualifying
Jan 25, 2020
Royal Oak, MI

Singles

Solo Dance

Showcase

Adults

Excel

Compete USA

Nonqualifying
Jan 30 - Feb 02, 2020
Mosinee, WI

Singles

Synchronized

Solo Dance

Showcase

Adults

Excel

Compete USA

State Games

Nonqualifying
Jan 31 - Feb 02, 2020
Lake Placid, NY

Singles

Synchronized

Solo Dance

Adults

Excel

Compete USA

State Games

Collegiate

Nonqualifying
Feb 01, 2020
Port Huron, MI

Singles

Solo Dance

Showcase

Adults

Excel

Compete USA

Nonqualifying
Feb 01 - 02, 2020
Oakland, CA

Singles

Solo Dance

Excel

Collegiate

Nonqualifying
Feb 01 - 02, 2020
Casper, WY

Singles

Ice Dance

Solo Dance

Showcase

Adults

Excel

Compete USA

Adaptive Skating

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