Solo dance is an opportunity for skaters to ice dance on their own without a partner and is open to skaters of all ages and ice dance levels, from preliminary to gold and international. Solo dance events – both pattern and free dances – are available at nonqualifying competitions across the country.
Solo dance events include:
- Solo Pattern Dance
- Shadow Dance (two skaters skate a pattern dance side by side)
- Combined Dance (one solo pattern dance and one solo free dance)
Solo Dance Series
Created to be a fun, nationwide competitive program, the solo dance series allows skaters to expand their competitive opportunities and encourages those new to ice dancing to give it a try. Skaters register for the series online before April 1 annually.
The 2021 Solo Dance Series will run March to August 2021 and end with the National Solo Dance Final, held in Kalamazoo, Michigan, September 15-18, 2021. Log in to the Members Only site to find technical updates and more information on solo dance.
National Solo Dance Final
The top skaters from each section who have participated in at least two Solo Dance Series competitions will be invited to compete at the National Solo Dance Final.