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
Lynchburg, VA

Singles

Solo Dance

Excel

Collegiate

Nonqualifying
Woodbridge, VA

Singles

Solo Dance

Showcase

Adults

Nonqualifying
Rapid City, SD

Singles

Solo Dance

Showcase

Adults

Excel

Compete USA

Nonqualifying
Artesia, CA

Singles

Ice Dance

Solo Dance

Showcase

Adults

2020 President's Day In House Compete USA
Nonqualifying | Compete USA
Estero, FL

Singles

Solo Dance

Showcase

Adults

Compete USA

Skate Your Heart Out - 2020
Nonqualifying | Compete USA
Hallowell, ME

Singles

Solo Dance

Showcase

Adults

Excel

Compete USA

Nonqualifying
Minot, ND

Singles

Solo Dance

Showcase

Excel

Compete USA

Nonqualifying
Marquette, MI

Singles

Solo Dance

Showcase

Excel

Compete USA

Compete USA
Nonqualifying | Compete USA
Rochester, NY

Singles

Synchronized

Solo Dance

Showcase

Theatre On Ice

Adults

Excel

Compete USA

Adaptive Skating

Nonqualifying
Omaha, NE

Singles

Pairs

Ice Dance

Solo Dance

Showcase

Adults

Excel

Compete USA

Excel Series

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