Category Archives: Tests & Competition

New figure tests from the RSA

Roller Skating Association International (RSA) has revised its figure tests. The old program is available until 12/31/2021, and the new one starts immediately. The new and old programs are the same at the lower levels. The revised tests include the … Continue reading

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USARS 2020/21 figure requirements and adult rules

USA Roller Sports has published the requirements for figures and dance in regional and national championships and the rules for 2020–21 adult events.

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Figures for ISI 2021 national competitions announced

The ISI has announced the figures for national competitions held in 2021. They’re listed on the ISI site and pasted below. These are the figures that will be skated at the conferences the ISI designates as “national”—including ISI Worlds and … Continue reading

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Testing & competing with Inclusive Skating

Inclusive Skating makes figures and other types of skating (on both ice and roller skates) accessible to skaters with challenges through events at the World Figure Championship and around the world.

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Testing & competing with the World Figure Sport Society

This organization runs the annual World Figure & Fancy Skating Championship & Festival as well as numerous workshops. Upcoming events that offer figures are included on this site’s calendar. WFS exams differ from ISI and USFSA tests in that the … Continue reading

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Testing & competing with US Figure Skating (USFSA)

USFSA figure tests were the standard for many years, and are still the most commonly discussed. They are still on the books and can be offered by request. You have to take all the figures in a test at once … Continue reading

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Testing & competing with the ISI

The ISI (Ice Sports Industry, formerly Ice Skating Institute) focuses on recreational skating and stresses participation and inclusion; tests and competition are meant to encourage participation. Figure tests are available on demand—ask the skating director at your nearest ISI rink. … Continue reading

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Overview of testing & competing on ice

Yes, you can still take tests and compete in figures! When testing or competing figures, you can expect to skate your figure(s) on a sheet of clean ice while one or more people watch you. When you’ve finished, the judges … Continue reading

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