As a reminder to all 2010 Regional Figure Championships

May 12, 2010, 6:48 p.m. (ET)
USARS Executive/Finance Committee’s decision regarding the 2010 Regional Figure Championships is as follows:

Skaters/Teams from the Regional Figure Championships moving on to the 2010 National Figure Championships;

  • Regional Placements of 1st, 2nd and 3rd qualify and receive medals in each division event at the Regional Championships.
  • Regional Placements of 1-2-3-4 qualify for the National Championships by virtue of the AR8.02.10 Figure Rule.


(a) To qualify for the National Championships in a Regional Event, the following is the formula to send additional contestants

on to the National Championships.

(b) 1 to 6 skaters or teams 4 qualify

      7-10 skaters or teams 5 qualify

     11-14 skaters or teams 6 qualify

     15-18 skaters or teams 7 qualify

     19-22 skaters or teams 8 qualify

     23+ skaters or teams 9 qualify

(c) For the purposes of the above, entry means actual skating. Program listing will be disregarded in favor of score sheets.

(d) Any skater or team placing 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, or 9th at the regional championships who qualifies to participate in the National Championships in both an (A) and (B) event in the same discipline (figures, dance, etc.), by virtue of the above mentioned regional move-up rule may enter both events at the National Championships. Placing 1st, 2nd, or 3rd at the National Championships in either the (A) or (B) event eliminates further participation in the level (B) event in the discipline involved in subsequent skating seasons. Failure to place 1st, 2nd, or 3rd at the National Championships in either level event has no effect on eligibility.



AR11.13.01 Elimination, Semi-Final and Final Events - The number of contestants entered in a particular event shall determine the type of judging procedure to be followed in the selection of the contest Champion, as follows: From the Regional Championship, three (3) contestant/teams will qualify and receive awards for the National Championship in all events, Figures-Dance (Solo & Team)-Free skating-Pairs- Precision- Show. (Please refer to AR8.02.10) Medals will be awarded for 1, 2, and 3 placements. (For World Class events see Rule AR7.05.03)