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 105 upcoming competitions

Name of Event Date Location Category Programs Series
Nonqualifying
07/22/2022
Pelham, AL
Nonqualifying
07/23/2022
Warwick, RI

Singles

Ice Dance

Solo Dance

Excel

2022 Badger Classic
Nonqualifying | Compete USA
07/23/2022
Madison, WI
Blazers Summer Sizzler
Nonqualifying | Compete USA
07/24/2022
Oklahoma City, OK
Nonqualifying
07/24/2022
Vacaville, CA

Singles

Pairs

Showcase

Adults

Compete USA

Adaptive Skating

Nonqualifying
07/26/2022
Lake Placid, NY

Ice Dance

Solo Dance

National Qualifying Series

Nonqualifying
07/26/2022
Lake Placid, NY
Nonqualifying
07/27/2022
West Des Moines, IA

Singles

Pairs

Ice Dance

Synchronized

Solo Dance

Showcase

Adults

Excel

Compete USA

Adaptive Skating

State Games

Nonqualifying
07/27/2022
Anaheim, CA

Singles

Pairs

Showcase

Adults

Excel

Compete USA

National Qualifying Series

Nonqualifying
07/29/2022
North Charleston, SC

Singles

Pairs

Showcase

Adults

Excel

Compete USA

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