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Michigan High School Skating

Michigan High School Skating

Introduced in 1999, and continuing to grow every year, the Michigan High School Skating series offers great opportunities for skaters to participate in team sports and to be part of their school's athletic program. Starting with 10 teams and a single competition in 1999, the 2016 series has 43 teams and 19 competitions.

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2016/17 Season Dates

District 1
Mon / Dec 12 Birmingham
Mon / Jan 16 Farmington Hills
Mon / Feb 06 Dearborn
District 2
Wed / Dec 14 Southgate
Wed / Jan 11 Southgate
Tue / Feb 07 Wyandotte
District 3
Sun / Dec 11 Novi
Tue / Jan 17 Hartland
Sun / Feb 05 Chelsea
District 4
Sat / Dec 17 Kalamazoo
Sat / Jan 21 Mt Pleasant
Sun / Feb 19 Bay City
District 5
Tue / Dec 13 Dearborn
Wed / Jan 18 Macomb
Tue / Feb 28 Dearborn
District 6
Tue / Dec 06 Royal Oak
Thu / Jan 12 Bloomfield Hills
Thu / Feb 09 Macomb
State Championships
Mar 25-26 2017 Rochester
Final Competition (National)
Mar 31-Apr 2 2017 Dearborn
District 7
Key Dates for this Season
Oct 21 2016 Team Entry Form & Deposit Due
Nov 11 2016 Regular Season Fees Due
Feb 1 2017 State Champs Entry & Fees Due

Results and Season Points Standings

About the Series

High School Figure Skaters in Michigan compete in 6 Districts, each composed of 6-12 teams. Each school may field any or all of "A", "B", and "C" level teams, which compete separately. The "A" teams have the most difficult elements, "C" teams have the least difficult. Teams participate in 3 initial-round competitions within their own District, then the victors from each district meet in a final State Championship Competition in March.

The initial-round competitions in each district are Team Compulsory competitions. At these competitions, there are 3 events at each level - a Jumps event, a Spins event, and a Moves event. Each event has 4 "elements" - elements are performed by a single skater from each team, in team rotation. Each competition lasts about 4 hours, and teams compete against other teams within their own district to earn a position in the State Championship competition.

The 2-day State Championship offers a final Team event in the same format as described above. It also offers a large variety of "Individual" events such as freeskating, dance, and showcase which allow skaters to earn State Individual medals.

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