The 2019 Bay State Games Figure Skating competition will follow the 2018/2019 USFS Rule Book. According to the USFS rule book, the program lengths for Well Balanced Free Skate Programs in Intermediate, Novice and Junior divisions will be changing as of February 2, 2019. The Bay State Games Figure Skating competition held on February 9 & 10, 2019 will be using these new program lengths that take effect on February 1, 2019. The new program lengths are as follows:
Junior Men & Ladies Well Balanced Freeskate 3:30 +/- 10 sec (as of 2/1/2019)
Novice Men & Ladies Well Balanced Freestkate 3:30 +/- 10 sec (as of 2/1/2019)
Intermediate Men & Ladies Well Balanced Freeskate 3:00 +/- 10 sec (as of 2/1/2019)
Saturday, February 9 & Sunday, February 10, 2019
Lansing Chapman Skating Rink
Williams College - Williamstown, MA
First event: $100 on or before November 15, 2018.
$110 on or after November 16, 2018.
Additional events: $50
An athlete must meet at least one of the following guidelines:
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 will close December 17, 2018 or when all ice time has been filled, which ever comes first.
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.
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