High School Skating

U.S. Figure Skating’s high school program offers skaters the opportunity to compete on a team for their high school.

Similar to intercollegiate team skating, U.S. Figure Skating’s high school program offers skaters the opportunity to compete on a team for their high school. Several states host a series of competitions and a state final, and any high school team can enter the National High School Final, held annually in March.

Get Started with High School Skating

To participate, skaters must be a member of U.S. Figure Skating and enrolled full-time in a high school. Home-schooled skaters are also eligible. There are no test requirements.

At least two skaters are required to start a school-affiliated club (SAC). Skaters can represent their high school or a combination of several area schools. Before forming a SAC, students are recommended to get approval from their high school however, it is not required. To get started, complete registration with U.S. Figure Skating. 

Log in to Members Only to register a team, read the handbook, and find more information.

List of high school competitions - (coming soon for the 2022 season!)

National High School Sectional Final Competitions

U.S. Figure Skating is seeking hosts for the three National High School Sectional Final competitions. Any SAC is eligible to participate in the National High School Sectional Final Competitions. Events include short programs and free skates (well-balanced and excel), solo dance, compulsory, showcase, moves in the field and team maneuvers available for all levels. More information will be coming soon regarding the locations of these competitions! 

Graduating Seniors Program

The Graduating Seniors Program recognizes individuals graduating from high school who continued their training in figure skating while pursuing their academic studies. On behalf of the U.S. Figure Skating High School Program Subcommittee, the program honors qualified graduates for their achievements during high school through the presentation of a certificate to the skater during a school function or recognition opportunity.

There are four level designations awarded within the program: bronze, silver, gold and platinum. Individuals receive awards based on their highest skating achievement (test or competition) during high school as noted on their application.

Learn more about the Graduating Seniors Program
Apply for the Graduating Seniors Program

Your contacts for this area of interest

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Sarah Arnold
Sarah Arnold
Manager, School and Alumni Programs
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Rebecca Nagle
Vice Chair, High School Programs

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