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 80 upcoming competitions

Name of Event Date Location Category Programs Series
Nonqualifying
May 15 - 30, 2021
This competition is virtual/online, CO

Singles

Showcase

Adults

Spring Spectacular
Nonqualifying | Compete USA
May 15, 2021
Tulsa, OK
Nonqualifying
May 15 - 16, 2021
San Diego, CA

Singles

Showcase

Adults

Excel

Nonqualifying
May 20 - 23, 2021
Roseville, MN

Singles

Adults

Excel

Compete USA

Compete USA

Nonqualifying
May 20 - 23, 2021
Ann Arbor, MI

Singles

Pairs

Ice Dance

Solo Dance

Showcase

Adults

Excel

Nonqualifying
May 21 - 22, 2021
Mount Laurel, NJ

Singles

Excel

Compete USA

Compete USA

Oval Spring Challenge
Nonqualifying | Compete USA
May 22, 2021
Salt Lake City, UT
Glide Into Summer
Nonqualifying | Compete USA
May 22, 2021
Knoxville, TN
Nonqualifying
May 22, 2021
Hillsborough, NC

Singles

Solo Dance

Adults

Excel

Ann Arbor Skills & Showcase 2021
Nonqualifying | Compete USA
May 23, 2021
Ann Arbor, MI

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