Competitions

2021 Cranberry Open, Cranberry Cup Singles and Pairs International &
Lake Placid Ice Dance International | August 10 – 15, 2021

The Cranberry Open has an illustrious history of world-class officials and was held for 39 years on Cape Cod as one of the premier figure skating competitions in the country. The competition is permanently moving to Norwood and will be hosted by The Skating Club of Boston. Events will include well balanced, adult, Excel and pairs.

The inaugural Cranberry Cup is an international competition held in conjunction with the Cranberry Open, for international singles and pairs competitors in junior and senior events.

With the Lake Placid Olympic Center currently under construction, the organizers of the annual Lake Placid Ice Dance International asked The Skating Club of Boston to host the 2021 competition for international junior and senior ice dance teams for this year. Learn more.

2021 U.S. International Figure Skating Classic
& U.S. Challenge Skate
| September 15 – 19, 2021

U.S. Figure Skating recently announced it will host the 2021 U.S. International Figure Skating Classic at The Skating Club of Boston. This event will be held alongside the U.S. Challenge Skate, which is a developmental competition for domestic novice and junior competitors.

The U.S. International Figure Skating Classic is a senior international event, for singles and ice dance competitors selected by their Federation. The disciplines included in the U.S. Challenge Skate will be decided by U.S. Figure Skating. Registration information will be sent to qualified athletes by U.S. Figure Skating.

2021 Boston Open | September 30 – October 3, 2021

The Boston Open is an annual figure skating competition hosted by The Skating Club of Boston since 1976. As the last large competition in the northeast, the Boston Open is the perfect stop for skaters to improve their skating programs before the U.S. Figure Skating qualifying season begins. Learn more.

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2022 U.S. Championship Series | November 8 – 13, 2021

The U.S. Figure Skating Championship Series presented by Toyota is a series of eight competitions giving athletes the opportunity to compete at up to two competitions in the location of their choice. Advancement to the 2022 Toyota U.S. Figure Skating Championships and assignment to the National High Performance Development Team, will be based on each skater’s highest score earned, rather than placement at each competition. The Norwood event is near the end of the Championship Series calendar and the event will feature singles and pairs events in juvenile to senior.

2022 Eastern Synchronized Skating Sectional Championships &
U.S. Synchronized Skating International Classic | January 25 – 30, 2022

The Eastern Synchronized Skating Sectional Championships typically welcomes upwards of 150 east-coast-based synchronized skating teams with nearly 2,500 athletes. For grassroots and open teams, the event marks the culmination of their qualifying season, while teams in the juvenile through senior events compete for an opportunity to advance to the U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships, in Colorado Springs in March 2022.

U.S. Synchronized Skating International Classic is one of five international competitions included in the ISU Challenger Series for Synchronized Skating and is expected to draw 12 international teams at the junior and senior levels.

Nations’ Cup and Adult Gold Cup | April 19 – 24, 2022

Held every other year, the Nations’ Cup and Adult Gold Cup are two of the most prestigious international Theatre On Ice competitions. Teams are selected to participate by their country’s governing body, and American teams are selected by U.S. Figure Skating’s Theatre On Ice Subcommittee.

U.S. Figure Skating Championships

The Skating Club of Boston has hosted the U.S. Figure Skating Championships six times over the course of its history, most recently in January 2014, with the 2014 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships, which served as the Olympic qualifying event for Sochi 2014.

ISU World Figure Skating Championships

The Skating Club of Boston hosted the 2016 ISU World Championships in 2016. This was Boston’s first time hosting Worlds. Numerous events were sold out during the competition, and athletes, ISU officials and fans called it one of the best World Figure Skating Championships ever. The event generated an estimated $40 million in visitor spending for the City of Boston.

Synchronized Skating Championships

The Skating Club of Boston hosted its first U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships in January of 2012, at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA.

ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships

The Club partnered with U.S. Figure Skating in 2012 to serve as the local operations committee for the 2013 ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships and plans to bid for future World Synchronized Skating Championships.

New England Regional and Eastern Sectional Figure Skating Championships

The Club has hosted the New England Regional Championships 22 times, including the very first New England Championships in 1915. The Club has hosted the Eastern Sectional Figure Skating Championships 7 times in its history. The Club’s new venue will be able to accommodate all competition and practices for both of these important, annual qualifying competitions.