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. 

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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 161 upcoming competitions

Name of Event Date Location Category Programs Series
Nonqualifying
12/12/2022
Farmington Hills, MI

Singles

High School

Nonqualifying
12/13/2022
Dearborn, MI

Singles

High School

Nonqualifying
12/13/2022
Dearborn, MI

Singles

High School

Nonqualifying
12/14/2022
Southgate, MI

Singles

High School

Nonqualifying
12/16/2022
Minneapolis, MN

Synchronized

Synchro Series

Nonqualifying
12/17/2022
Fort Collins, CO
Nonqualifying
12/17/2022
Potsdam, NY

Singles

Synchronized

Solo Dance

Showcase

Excel

Nonqualifying
12/17/2022
Potsdam, NY

Singles

Synchronized

Solo Dance

Showcase

Adults

Excel

Nonqualifying
12/18/2022
Waterford, MI

Singles

High School

2022 Harmonized Holiday Synchro Skate
Nonqualifying | Compete USA
12/18/2022
Oak Park, IL

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