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Skate Detroit Competition

2013 Information Coming Soon - July 23-27, 2013

Skate Detroit is one of the largest non-qualifying competitions sanctioned by the U.S. Figure Skating Association. The competition attracts more than 600 skaters from thirty states and Canada, as well as hundreds of spectators.

The 32nd annual Skate Detroit competition will be held at the Detroit Skating Club beginning on Tuesday, July 23th for the lower level skaters and ending Saturday, July 27th. Practice ice will start on Tuesday afternoon, July 23th.


The competition is open to all eligible and re-instated persons who are U.S. Figure Skating or Skate Canada members for the 2011-2012 season and shall be eligible to enter events based on U.S. Figure Skating and/or Skate Canada test status as of May 30th, 2012. Skaters representing a foreign association, except Canada, must include official permission from their association or federation. Beginner, Pre-Preliminary, Preliminary, and Pre-Juvenile skaters will be grouped by birth date. The competition committee reserves the right to place such skaters in the class it deems appropriate.

Events and Awards

Beginner, Pre-Preliminary, Preliminary, Pre-Juvenile and Open Juvenile Free Skating and Compulsory Moves, and all Pair events are final rounds. Juvenile Free Skate will have an initial round and final round. The Intermediate, Novice, Junior and Senior combined events will consist of both short and long programs. If numbers warrant, long program will be skated for final rounds. Medals will be awarded for first, second and third places in initial and final rounds.

Please Note: The international judging system will be used for all Juvenile through Senior freestyle and pair events, except Juvenile short program will be 6.0. All planned program elements should be submitted online to U.S. Figure Skating no later than July 15th. There will be a $20 fee for failing to register online.