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 244 upcoming competitions

Name of Event Date Location Category Programs Series
Nonqualifying
Feb 01 - 02, 2020
York, PA

Singles

Pairs

Solo Dance

Showcase

Adults

Excel

Compete USA

State Games

Nonqualifying
Feb 01 - 02, 2020
Casper, WY

Singles

Ice Dance

Solo Dance

Showcase

Adults

Excel

Compete USA

Adaptive Skating

Super Sunday 2020
Nonqualifying | Compete USA
Feb 02, 2020
Knoxville, TN

Singles

Solo Dance

Showcase

Adults

Excel

Compete USA

Winter Sparkle
Nonqualifying | Compete USA
Feb 02, 2020
Hartland, WI

Singles

Synchronized

Solo Dance

Showcase

Theatre On Ice

Adults

Excel

Compete USA

Adaptive Skating

Nonqualifying
Feb 07 - 09, 2020
Rochester, MN

Singles

Synchronized

Solo Dance

Showcase

Adults

Excel

Compete USA

Excel Series

Nonqualifying
Feb 08 - 09, 2020
Shaker Hts, OH

Singles

Solo Dance

Showcase

High School

Lakers Invitational
Nonqualifying | Compete USA
Feb 08, 2020
Sheboygan, WI

Singles

Synchronized

Solo Dance

Showcase

Theatre On Ice

Adults

Excel

Compete USA

Nonqualifying
Feb 09, 2020
Falmouth, ME

Singles

Solo Dance

Adults

Excel

Compete USA

Nonqualifying
Feb 09, 2020
Cedar Rapids, IA

Singles

Pairs

Solo Dance

Showcase

Adults

Excel

Compete USA

Adaptive Skating

State Games

Nonqualifying
Feb 14 - 16, 2020
Lynchburg, VA

Singles

Solo Dance

Excel

Collegiate

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