USFS Figure Skating

                                              

2017 USFS COMPETITION SCHEDULE

2017 USFS FLIGHT LIST

2017 FIGURE SKATING FINALIST PACKET

Date

Saturday, January 28 & Sunday, January 29

Venue

Chapman Skating Rink

Williams College - Williamstown, MA

Entry Fees

$100

$48 for each additional event

Eligibility

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

  • A full-time resident of Massachusetts by TBA.
  • A full-time student at an academic institution in Massachusetts
  • A registered member of a figure skating club in Massachusetts. The club must be the athlete’s exclusive “contact” within the sport

Any athlete that meets any of the above criteria will be classified in the competition as a participant from Massachusetts for the purpose of distribution of invitations for the State Games of America.

An athlete that does not meet any of the criteria listed above can also participate in the Bay State Games if:

  • 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 event.

Any athlete that participates under eligibility Rule 4 would be classified in the competition as a participant from their state of residence for the purpose of distribution of invitation for the State Games of America.

Registration Deadline

The registration Deadline is Monday, December 12, 2016.

Updating Test Levels

Bay State Game can change the level of a registered participant until December 16, 2016. 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

NEW FOR 2017. Minimum age reduced.  All athletes must be at least 5 years old by January 28, 2017 to be eligible.

Events

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

For USFSA events, Bay State Games will offer the Test Track (Restricted) 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 Test Track or Well Balanced, but not both

  • Junior and Senior can compete in Free Skate and/or Short Program. Test track 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

  • Top finishers in each division/event/flight will also receive an invitation to the 2017 State Games of America figure skating competition in Grand Rapids, Michigan

  • State Games of America invitations will be distributed on a state by state basis

  • All registered athletes receive a 2016 Bay State Games T-shirt, admission to the Bay State Skate Show, and free admission to the athlete pizza party preceding the show

Tentative Schedule

With a new Saturday - Monday competition format, the schedule of events on each day has changed. Please note that this is a TENTATIVE schedule and could change once the exact number of competitors in each division and event has been determined as of December 16. This tentative schedule is provided to assist competitors and their families with traval planning however it is posted with the understanding that it could change based on actual entries.

Saturday, January 28

Tentative Times 7:30am - 2pm

Pre Preliminary Girls Test Track

Boys Freeskate-All Divisions

Intermediate Ladies Test Track & Well Balanced

Novice Ladies Test Track & Well Balanced

Junior Ladies Well Balanced

Senior Ladies Well Balanced

Sunday, January 29

Tentative Times 7:30am - 3:30pm

Pre Preliminary Girls Test Track & Well Balanced

Preliminary Girls Test Track & Well Balanced

All Adult Events

Short Program for Intermediate, Novice, Junior & Senior

Monday, January 30

Tentative Times 7:30am - 12:45pm

Juvenile Girls Test Track & Well Balanced

Pre Juvenile Girls Test Track & Well Balanced

 

 

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