National Vice Chair, Program Innovation Sub-committee
Marc Weitzman

Manager, Figure Skating Programs
Karissa Woienski

The list of designated Excel Series competitions and the skater registration form are now available in the resources box! 

The 2020 Excel National Festival has been awarded to the Greater Cleveland Figure skating Council, to be held at OBM Arena in Strongsville, Ohio, June 18-21, 2020.
Skate registration and additional information is available in the Resources Box. Skaters must register for the Excel Series by March 1, 2020, or prior to their first Series competition, which is first.  
While the updated 2019-20 Excel Free Skate Chart becomes effective Sept. 1, 2019, please note that Fall 2019 competitions may have been sanctioned prior to release of the chart. If the 2018-19 Excel Free Skate Chart is referenced in the competition announcement, that is the chart that will be followed for that competition. 
Technical information and requirements for Excel levels are available on the Excel Technical Information page.  
A webinar on the 2020 Excel Series was held on Aug.19. Access links: 

Past Events

Excel National Festival
Coral Springs, Florida
June 7-9, 2019
Click here for the 2019 Excel Series Final Standings.
Event Photos (coming soon)

What is the National Festival?

Held annually in late June, he National Festival is made up of three parts:

1. An invitation-only Series Final for skaters in the Excel Series at the Preliminary Plus, Pre-Juvenile Plus, Juvenile Plus, Intermediate Plus, Novice, Junior and Senior levels;

2. An open invitation Series Final for skaters in the Excel Series at the Beginner, High Beginner, Pre-Preliminary, Preliminary, Pre-Juvenile, Juvenile and Intermediate levels;

3. An open invitation Compete USA competition for any Learn to Skate USA member.

At the Excel levels, skaters must be registered for and compete in the Excel Series. Requirements are outlined in the Excel Series Handbook in the Resources Box. The Compete USA portion of the National Festival is open to any Learn to Skate USA member.