Overview

July 27 – 31, 2024

The Lake Placid Ice Dance Championships is pleased to be part of US Figure Skating’s National Qualifying Series and Solo Dance Series.  It is hosted by the NYS Olympic Regional Development Authority and sanctioned by US Figure Skating through the Skating Club of Lake Placid.  The Lake Placid Ice Dance International is an international event on the ISU calendar.

The Lake Placid Ice Dance Championships is the oldest ice dance event in world.

Couples ice dance events are offered at all levels from pre-juvenile through senior.  The international event will offer junior and senior levels.  Solo dance events will be offered at all levels from preliminary through senior.

Schedule

Schedule is subject to change.

PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE:
The final schedule of all events, with practice sessions and groups, will be posted on the event website.

Sunday, July 28, 2024

  • Unofficial Practice Ice (available for purchase)

Monday, July 29, 2024

  • Unofficial Practice Ice (available for purchase)
  • Initial Judges’ Meeting
  • Official Draw

Tuesday, July 30, 2024

  • Official Practice Ice
  • Unofficial Practice Ice (available for purchase)
  • Rhythm Dance Competition – Junior & Senior

Wednesday, July 31, 2024

  • Official Practice Ice
  • Unofficial Practice Ice (available for purchase)
  • Free Dance Competition – Junior & Senior
  • Round Table Discussions

Thursday, August 1, 2024

  • Departures

Registration Information

Online registrations will be accepted via EMS. Payment must be made at the time of registration by credit card only. Each transaction includes a 3% transaction fee.

Registration Deadline: 06/28/2024 at 11:59 PM ET
Late Registration Deadline: 07/01/2024 at 11:59 PM ET + $50 Late Fee

  1. Go to www.usfsaonline.org
  2. Enter your U.S. Figure Skating or if Compete USA events are offered, your Learn to Skate USA® member number and password
    1. a. If you need assistance with your member number and password, contact Member Services at [email protected].
  3. Click EMS then “Competition Registration”
  4. Choose “LAKE PLACID ICE DANCE CHAMPIONSHIPS” from the list of nonqualifying competitions.
    1. a. If you need assistance completing your registration, contact [email protected].
  5. For Competitors in the International part of the event: Select the “Junior International” or “Senior International” event

Updated 10/23/2023

PARTNERED EVENTS:

Only one partner will complete registration for the team. During the registration process, you will be asked to identify your partner and verify their test information. The registered partner will be responsible for managing all aspects of the competition for the team including music/PPC upload, practice ice sales, etc.

FOREIGN SKATERS:

Non-U.S. skaters intending to register for this competition must set up a non-member account prior to registering for the competition (click here for HOW TO). This can be done by choosing the “Non-Member? Create Account” option on the Members Only login page.

PANELS OF JUDGES:

Each participating ISU Member may nominate one (1) international judge or ISU judge educated in the ISU judging system. The organizer decides on the composition of the panel of judges. In case of too many nominated judges the organizer reserves the right to reduce the number of judges. The Members concerned will then be notified of the result. The organizer will cover accommodation for accepted judges and invited officials. Meals for accepted judges and invited officials will be provided at the arena during the days of competition.
To nominate a judge, please e-mail [email protected] AND [email protected].
Deadline to nominate a judge: Monday, July 1, 2024.

JUDGES, REFEREES AND TECHNICAL PANEL

The Organizer will provide ground transportation, accommodation and meals for all invited judges, referees and technical panel officials at the hotel below beginning with dinner on Monday, July 29, 2024, through breakfast on Thursday, August 1, 2024. The Organizer will additionally cover economy roundtrip airfare for invited Technical Panel officials (Referee, TC, TS, ATS, Data/Video)

Accommodations

The official hotel for the Lake Placid Ice Dance International for officials is:

Grand Adirondack Hotel
2520 Main Street
Lake Placid, N.Y. 12946
T: +1 518 523-1818

Competitors and coaches should book rooms on their own. Lake Placid has a variety of hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts and vacation rentals at a variety of price points. Please visit www.lakeplacid.com for a comprehensive list of available properties as well as www.airbnb.com and www.vrbo.com for additional vacation rental properties. Additionally, you may call the Lake Placid Visitor’s Bureau for assistance at +1 518 523-2445. Please note that Lake Placid is a summer resort town, so it is advised that you book as early as possible.

Contact

If you have questions, please contact