Greater Cleveland Council of Figure Skating Clubs
"We are dedicated to promoting and supporting figure skating throughout northeast Ohio."
-Greater Cleveland Council of Figure Skating Clubs
There are many local competitions hosted by area clubs that allow the skater to display their skills before an audience, other skaters, and a judging panel. At the more advanced levels, skaters can compete
Synchronized skating is a team sport in which 8-20 skaters perform a program together. It is characterized by teamwork, speed, intricate formations and challenging step sequences.
The Ohio Learn To Skate USA Series (formerly the Ohio Basic Skills Series) gives the basic skills skater a chance to develop his/her competitive skills in a fun environment. During the competition season (October – July), skaters will have the chance to compete at many area clubs and arenas and earn points for a final standing.
The test structure, considered the foundation of U.S. Figure Skating, determines a skater’s competition level. Test sessions featuring panels of U.S. Figure Skating officials are hosted by clubs across the country and offer skaters the opportunity to highlight their abilities and advance to the next level. When a skater passes the final test in a given pathway, he or she earns the designation of U.S. Figure Skating Gold Medalist.
Theatre On Ice (TOI) is a form of competitive figure skating that is popular in Europe, where it is known as Ballet on Ice. It combines the grace of figure skating with the excitement of theater and dance. Teams consist of between eight and 30 skaters.