USFSA Figure Skating - Basic Skills

Confirmed sports information and a link to on-line registration for the 2018 Bay State Games USFSA Figure Skating competition will be posted on this page in February or March of 2018. To receive an email when details and registration are available, please click on the link below to join our mailing list.

Date

2018 dates TBA

Venue

William Chase Arena - Natick, MA (Tentative)

Entry Fee

TBA

Entry Deadline

 TBA

Eligibility

An athlete must meet at least ONE of the following guidelines:

  • A full-time resident of Massachusetts as of July 15, 2018
  • A full-time student at an academic institution in Massachusetts
  • A registered member of a figure skating club in Massachusetts
  • They are a resident of Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont which do not have their own State Games organization or host a State Games Figure Skating competition

USFS Approval

This is a United States Figure Skating (USFS) approved Basic Skills competition. Approval  #25005.

Updating Test Levels

Bay State Games can change the level of a registered participant until a date TBD Athletes should register now at their current level. Once an athlete is registered, if they pass a test and move up a level, the athlete must contact the Bay State Games office at 781-932-6555 or via email at info@baystategames.org so we can update their registration and place them in the appropriate level. All levels will be determined at a later date.

Age

Athletes must be a minimum of age 5 by July 15, 2018 to be eligible. 

Events

  • This is a US Figure Skating Approved Competition #25005.

  • This is a Basic Skills Competition offering figure skating divisions and events not offered at the Bay State Winter Games Figure Skating Competition.

  • Athletes may skate in only one level per event

  • Athletes may move up one level

  • Skaters may compete in a total of 2 USFS and/or ISI events     

  • Events offered include:

    • Basic Program Event (Snowplow Sam through Basic 6)

    • Free Skate Pre - 6 Compulsory

    • Free Skate Pre--6 Program

    • Introductory Levels Compulsory (Beginner, High Beginner, No Test)

    • Introductory Levels Free Program (Beginner, High Beginner, No Test)                         

Awards

Gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three athletes in each division and event/flight, regardless of the state in which the athlete resides. Any athlete that wins a gold, silver or bronze medal will receive a Bay State Games award gift.  Athletes that win more than one medal will receive only one award gift.

Top finishers in each division/event/flight will also receive an invitation to the 2019 State Games of America (SGA) Figure Skating competition in Lynchburg, Virginia at Liberty University. Invitations will be distributed to the top three finishers in each division/event/flight on a state-by-state basis. 

State Games of America

All medalists in this event will qualify for the State Games of America in 2019 at Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA.

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