USFS Figure Skating

As of 9/1/2018, US Figure Skating no longer has Test Track free skate program. It has been replaced with the Excel free skate program.

The 2019 Bay State Winter Games will offer Excel free skate and Well Balanced ONLY for USFS.

The USFS Announcement and a link to on-line registration will be posted on this website by October 30, 2018

Date

Saturday, February 9 & Sunday, February 10, 2019

Venue

Lansing Chapman Skating Rink

Williams College - Williamstown, MA

Entry Fees

First event: $100 on or before November 15, 2018.
                      $110 on or after November 16, 2018.

Additional events: $50 

Eligibility

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

  • A full-time resident of Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, or Vermont.
  • A full-time student at an academic institution in Massachusetts.
  • A registered member of a figure skating club in Massachusetts. Athletes entering under this eligibility can not be apart of a non Massachusetts club as well.

Athletes that are Massachusetts residents, full-time students in MA, or a member of a MA skating club will be classified as a participant from Massachusetts  for the purpose of distribution of invitations for the State Games of America.

Athletes from Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont, will be classified in the competition as a participant from their state of residency for the purpose of distribution of invitations for the State Games of America per eligibility Rule 4.

Registration Deadline

Registration will close December 17, 2018 or when all ice time has been filled, which ever comes first.

Updating Test Levels

Bay State Game can change the level of a registered participant until December 17, 2018. Bay State Games cannot add additional entrants once the competition is full. Athletes should register at their current level. Once an athlete is registered, if they move up a level, the athlete must contact the Bay State Games office at 781-932-6555 or email so their registration can be updated. 

Age

All athletes must be at least 5 years old by February 9, 2019 to be eligible.

Events

Athletes can enter up to three events (US and/or IS).

For USFSA events, Bay State Games will offer the Excel free skate program and the Well Balance (Unrestricted) free skate program

  • Pre-Preliminary, Preliminary, Pre- Juvenile, and Juvenile can compete in Free skate only. All athletes can choose to compete in either Excel or Well Balanced, but not both

  • Junior and Senior can compete in Free Skate and/or Short Program. Excel is not offered at these levels

  • Adult Gold, Adult Silver, Adult Bronze, Master Senior, Master Junior, Master Novice, and Master Intermediate can compete in Free Skate only

Awards

  • Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals will be awarded to the top three athletes in each division and event/flight
  • All medalist will receive a 2019 Bay State Games athlete gift.
  • Top finishers in each division/event/flight will also receive an invitation to the 2019 State Games of America Figure Skating competition in Lynchburg, Virginia at Liberty University
  • All registered athletes receive a 2019 Bay State Games T-shirt, a Bay State Games Athelte ID Card and free admission to an athlete pizza party.

State Games of America

All medalist in this event will qualify for the 2019 State Games of America in Lynchburg, Virginia on July 31-August 4, 2019.

Massachusetts Amateur Sports Foundation

55 Sixth Road, Woburn, MA 01801
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