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 219 upcoming competitions

Name of Event Date Location Category Programs Series
World Ice Arena Spring Open
Nonqualifying | Compete USA
Mar 29, 2020
Corona, NY

Singles

Showcase

Excel

Compete USA

The Winner's Circle Compete USA Competition (Canceled)
Nonqualifying | Compete USA
Mar 29, 2020
Austin, TX
Nonqualifying
Mar 29, 2020
Boxborough, MA

Singles

Pairs

Ice Dance

Solo Dance

Showcase

Adults

Compete USA

Learn To Skate USA Team Competition
Nonqualifying | Compete USA
Mar 29, 2020
Scottsdale, AZ
Nonqualifying
Apr 02 - 05, 2020
Independence, MO

Singles

Pairs

Showcase

Adults

Excel

Compete USA

Excel Series

Nonqualifying
Apr 02 - 05, 2020
Fort Collins, CO

Singles

Pairs

Synchronized

Showcase

Adults

Excel

Compete USA

Excel Series

Nonqualifying
Apr 02 - 05, 2020
Orlando, FL

Singles

Solo Dance

Showcase

Adults

Excel

Compete USA

Excel Series

Solo Dance Series

Nonqualifying
Apr 03 - 04, 2020
Rye, NY

Singles

Excel

Excel Series

International
Apr 03 - 05, 2020
Lake Placid, NY

Synchronized

Eastern Iowa Invitational (Canceled)
Nonqualifying
Apr 03 - 05, 2020
Cedar Rapids, IA

Singles

Pairs

Ice Dance

Solo Dance

Showcase

Excel

Compete USA

Compete USA

Adaptive Skating

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