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 124 upcoming competitions

Name of Event Date Location Category Programs Series
2021 Junior Grand Prix Poland
International
Sep 29 - Oct 02, 2021
Gdansk, Poland
2021 Challenger Series Slovakia
International
Sep 30 - Oct 02, 2021
Bratislava, Slovakia
Nonqualifying
Sep 30 - Oct 03, 2021
Norwood, MA

Singles

Pairs

Showcase

Adults

Excel

Compete USA

Compete USA

Nonqualifying
Oct 01 - 03, 2021
Wichita, KS

Singles

Pairs

Ice Dance

Solo Dance

Showcase

Theatre On Ice

Adults

Excel

Compete USA

Compete USA

Nonqualifying
Oct 01 - 03, 2021
Clearwater, FL

Singles

Pairs

Excel

Compete USA

Compete USA

5th Annual Spinning Leaves
Nonqualifying | Compete USA
Oct 02, 2021
Coeur D Alene, ID
Nonqualifying
Oct 02, 2021
Ann Arbor, MI

Singles

Pairs

Ice Dance

Solo Dance

Showcase

Adults

Qualifying
Oct 04 - 08, 2021
Blaine, MN
2021 Junior Grand Prix Austria
International
Oct 06 - 09, 2021
Linz, Austria
Nonqualifying
Oct 07 - 24, 2021
This competition is virtual/online, CO

Synchronized

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