Host an Event

U.S. Figure Skating hosts more than 500 competitions and programs each season, ranging from local Learn to Skate USA to the U.S. Figure Skating Championships and major international competitions. 

Events and Competitions

Championship Events

Annual Championship events are approved by the Board of Directors. Athletes who compete at these events have qualified through the U.S. Figure Skating qualifying structure. 

TOYOTA U.S. FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS

2020 – Awarded to Greensboro, North Carolina, January 20-26, 2020
2021 – Awarded to San Jose, California, January 11-17, 2021
2022 – Awarded to Nashville, Tennessee, January 3-9, 2022
2023 – RFP not yet available

U.S. SYNCHRONIZED SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS

2020 – Awarded to Providence, Rhode Island, February 26-29, 2020
2021 – Currently under review
2022 – RFP not yet available

U.S. ADULT FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS

2020 – Awarded to Newark, Delaware, April 14-18, 2020
2021 – Awarded to Rochester, Michigan, April 14-17, 2021
2022 – RFP available here; deadline June 1, 2020
2023 – RFP available here; deadline December 31, 2020

U.S. COLLEGIATE FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS

2019 – Awarded to Philadelphia Summer Classic
2020 – RFP available here; deadline March 1, 2020

Qualifying Events

Qualifying events are competitions that lead up to Championship events. For more information about the U.S. Figure Skating Qualifying Structures, click here

NATIONAL QUALIFYING SERIES

A list of approved National Qualifying Series competitions can be found here. The NQS skater application will be open on April 15 on EMS.

CHALLENGES & FINALS FOR SINGLES, PAIRS & ICE DANCE

2021 - Please use the competition search here.
2022 – Currently under review, announcement will be made in May 2020

SYNCHRONIZED SKATING SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

2020 - Awarded
2021 – Awarded

ADULT SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

2020 – Awarded
2021 – Awarded
2022 – RFP available here; deadline June 1, 2020
2023 – RFP available here; deadline December 31, 2020

Annual Meeting

The annual meeting provides educational opportunities for member clubs and serves as the location of governance meetings. 

GOVERNING COUNCIL

2020 – Awarded to Las Vegas, Nevada, April 29-May 2, 2020
2021 – Awarded to Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 28-May 2, 2021
2022 – RFP available here

Nonqualifying Competitions

Nonqualifying competitions are events sanctioned by U.S. Figure Skating and hosted by member clubs. These events provide an opportunity for any U.S. Figure Skating member to participate in competition. U.S. Figure Skating sanctioned competitions follow U.S. Figure Skating rules and are officiated by U.S. Figure Skating approved officials. Any member club that follows appropriate procedure may host a nonqualifying competition. 

Programs & Series 

U.S. Figure Skating offers skaters many opportunities to compete outside of the qualifying competition structure. The competitive opportunities below are either the program’s national competition or a Series Final, which is a culmination of competitions which skaters must compete in order to participate in the Final.

EXCEL NATIONAL FESTIVAL

2020 – Awarded to Strongsville, Ohio, for June 18-21, 2020
2021 – RFP not yet available

NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL FINAL

2020 – Currently under review  
2021 – RFP not yet available

NATIONAL INTERCOLLEGIATE FINAL

2020 – Awarded to University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 27-29, 2020 
2021 – RFP not yet available

NATIONAL SHOWCASE

2020 – Awarded to Fort Collins, Colorado, August 4-9, 2020
2021 – RFP not yet available

NATIONAL SOLO DANCE FINAL

2020 – Awarded to Kalamazoo, Michigan, September 10-13, 2020
2021 – RFP not yet available

NATIONAL THEATRE ON ICE 

2020 – Awarded to Wichita, Kansas, June 26-30, 2020
2021 – RFP not yet available

Camps

Learn more about U.S. Figure Skating hosted camps. To submit a bid to host a U.S. Figure Skating camp, please contact us using the form below.

Competition Sanctions

An application for a competition sanction must be submitted online via EMS for review at least 90 days prior to the start of the competition. All applications must receive approval from their regional vice chair (RVC) of the competitions committee prior to accepting registrations. In order to submit a sanction application, you must have a completed standard nonqualifying announcement. 

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