Notice of Waiver for World Class Artistic Athletes

May 25, 2017, 7:54 p.m. (ET)


At a recent Executive Committee meeting the following action affecting Junior and Senior World Class athletes was approved, in accordance with USARS rule AR11.13.07.  Since all skaters in these events have qualified to the national championship in recent years and all skaters have an equal opportunity to qualify for the World Championships, the following actions were approved.


Motion 1

USARS World Class Athletes representing the USA at the 2017 World Games in Poland may qualify to skate the 2017 National Championships without skating their respective 2017 Regional Championships.  The skater must still register and pay to skate the Regional Championships, but may choose to not to skate.



Motion 2

Any Junior World Class or Senior World Class athlete who participated at the 2016 National Championships may automatically qualify for the 2017 National Championships if they are participating in an International competition or have documented training abroad between June 1 and July 15.  Documented training or competition would be provided to USARS via a flight itinerary and any competition details.  Any athlete requesting this qualification must do so in writing in advance and also must register and pay entry fee for the Regional Championships.