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Welcome to the 38th Annual Colonial Open

May 30 - June 2, 2024

Offering Showcase, Excel (Aspire 1-4 through Senior), Pre-Preliminary - Senior Singles and Adult events. 

REGISTRATION OPENS: APRIL 12, 2024
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: MAY 3, 2024 at 11:59 EST

** We reserve the right to close registration early, based on entry capacity. **

 

We will be using the U.S. Figure Skating Event Management System (EMS) - www.usfsaonline.org for registration. 

The 2024 Colonial Open will be conducted in accordance with the rules and regulations of U.S. Figure Skating, as set forth in the current rulebook, as well as any pertinent updates that have been posted on the U.S. Figure Skating website.

 

This competition is open to all eligible, restricted, reinstated or readmitted persons as defined by the Eligibility Rules, and who are currently registered members of a U.S. Figure Skating member club, a collegiate club or who is an individual member in accordance with the current rulebook. Please refer to the current rulebook for non-U.S. citizens.

Skaters that meet the requirements for test credit in the Freeskate event may request their test credit forms at registration. Test Credit Packets can be picked up at the registration desk, and all forms must be completed prior to the end of the competition and will not be accepted after the close of the competition. Test credit packages are $25.00 and payable via check to the Colonial Figure Skating Club.

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ANNOUNCEMENT

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LIVE SCORING & RESULTS

Will be live approximately 48 hours prior to the start of the competition. 

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COMPETITION SCHEDULE

Schedule will be posted approximately 2 weeks prior to the competition start. Skater schedules will all be in EMS.  

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PRACTICE ICE SCHEDULE

Practice Ice Sessions are available for purchase during the registration window. Once the schedule is posted, the practice ice schedule will be updated in EMS and all sessions will be selected in EMS by the skater. 

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PHOTO PRE-ORDER

Stockman Photo will be on site and will be providing photography for skaters and teams that pre-order only. 

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VOLUNTEER

COMING SOON

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HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS

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Nashoba Valley Olympia Rink

34 Massachusetts Ave

Boxborough, MA 01719

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EXCEL SERIES

The Colonial Open meets the requirements for participation in the Excel Series

 

The following events will be run under IJS: Preliminary Plus, Pre-Juvenile Plus, Juvenile, Juvenile Plus, Intermediate, Intermediate Plus, Novice, Junior, and Senior. 

Aspire 1-4, Pre-Preliminary and Preliminary will be run as 6.0 events. 

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NATIONAL SHOWCASE QUALIFYING EVENT

Events will be judged using CJS to allow any skater the ability to qualify for the National Showcase. 

All Showcase events will be scheduled on Thursday, May 30th and Friday, May 31st. 

Events will include:

Singles competitors, Preliminary through Senior, Adult Bronze through
Adult Gold and Masters

​Emotional Performance, Choreographic Artistry, Lyrical Pop, Character Performance, Comedic Impressions categories

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ADULT SERIES

The U.S. Figure Skating Adult Competition Series is open to adult skaters in the adult 1 through adult bronze levels. The mission of this program is to provide a meaningful series of events to encourage grassroots adult skaters to enjoy a fun and competitive environment within the adult skating community. 

 

Athletes receive points based on their placement and number of competitors in each event, and these points determine the final series winners in each section. Sectional series awards are presented at the nonqualifying event held in conjunction with each adult sectional championships.

Participants compete in the free skate events at least two Compete USA and/or nonqualifying competitions, one being the nonqualifying event held in conjunction with a skater’s adult sectional championships. 

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