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All practice ice will be sold through the Event Management System (EMS)

after a skater has completed registration. 

 

Practice Ice Offerings & Policies

Practice Ice Policies: 

  • Practice ice fees are non-refundable and may not be transferred to other skaters. 
  • You will not be able to select a session that overlaps with another of your sessions or a scheduled event. Skaters found to be on an alternate practice surface during their competitive event will removed from the competition. 
  • Scheduling of OPI and WU credits is at the discretion of the Chief Referee as a part of the competition schedule. The location of these sessions is not guaranteed to be on the competitive surface. 

Official Practice (OPI) & Pre-Event Warm Up (WU):

  • Official Practice Ice: 30-minute segments with music
  • Pre-Event Warm Up: 20-minute segments, no music
  • Official Practice Ice Sessions (OPI) and Pre-Event Warm Ups (WU) will assigned by the Chief Referee.
  • These sessions MUST BE PRE-PURCHASED (you cannot purchase after the September 1 deadline). OPI & WU will not be available after Sep. 1. 
  • OPI & WU must be purchased as a part of your designated event package. See package descriptions below. 
Unofficial Practice (UPI):
  • 30-minute segments, no music
  • $20 during Pre-Purchase; $25 after Sep. 1
  • Some unofficial ice slots will be combined with official practice ice sessions. Only skaters assigned to these sessions as OPI will have their music played. 
  • Skaters will be able to self-select UPI sessions during the selection and Open Sales windows.

PRE-PURCHASE SALES

 

OPENS: July 15 at 5:00 pm ET

CLOSES: September 1 at 11:59 pm ET

 

WHAT CAN YOU PRE-PURCHASE?

 

Juvenile Girls, Juvenile Boys:

ONE PACKAGE: $40.00 - 1 Official Practice Ice (OPI) & 1 Pre-Event Warm Up (WU) + up to 3 Unofficial Practice Ice (UPI) Credits for $20/each

 
Juvenile Girls Championship round practice ice will be available for purchase after the conclusion of the last qualifying event. Qualified skaters will be eligible to purchase 1 OPI & 1 WU.  

 

Intermediate & Novice Ladies:

ONE PACKAGE: $40.00 - 1 Official Practice Ice (OPI) & 1 Pre-Event Warm Up (WU) + up to 3 Unofficial Practice Ice (UPI) Credits for $20/each

 
Championship round practice ice will be available for purchase after the conclusion of the last qualifying event. Qualified skaters will be eligible to purchase 2 OPI & 2 WU.  

 

Intermediate - senior men, Junior & Senior Ladies:

ONE PACKAGE: $80.00 - 2 Official Practice Ice (OPI) & 2 Pre-Event Warm Up (WU) + up to 3 Unofficial Practice Ice (UPI) Credits for $20/each

 
Should any event have enough entries to warrant Qualifying Rounds, those skaters will be able to purchase additional Championship Round Practice Ice via EMS. More information will be available after the close of entries on September 1. 

 

dance events (all):

ONE PACKAGE: $80.00 - 2 Official Practice Ice (OPI) & 2 Pre-Event Warm Up (WU) + up to 3 Unofficial Practice Ice (UPI) Credits for $20/each

 

  

How to Pre-Purchase Practice Ice


Pre-Purchase Selection

OPEN: September 18 at 5:00pm ET

CLOSE: September 20 at 5:00pm ET

 
The selection window will only be available to skaters who pre-purchased practice ice prior to Sep. 1. During the selection window, skaters will only be able to select unofficial practice ice segments (UPI). Skaters will be assigned to their competitive events as well as their OPI and WU segments prior to the selection window. 

Open Sales

OPEN: September 20 at 6:00pm ET

 
After September 20, any slots that remain open for practice sessions will be available for purchase in EMS. Sessions will be available for purchase throughout the competition.