Competition Test Credit

Effective November 1, 2017, the U.S. Figure Skating rules allow athletes to receive test credit for meeting minimum scores at any USFS sanctioned non-qualifying competition held under the International Judge System (IJS). The candidate must “skate-up” to the event they are seeking test credit for, in addition to having already passed any prerequisites prior to the competition event.

Events eligible:
Singles Free Skate:  Juvenile, Intermediate, Novice, Junior, Senior, and Adult Gold
Pairs Free Skate:      Juvenile, Intermediate, Novice, Junior, and Senior
Free Dance:                Juvenile, Intermediate, Novice, Junior, and Senior
Click on the links above to see the required minimum scores for each level and event.

YOU ACHIEVED THE MINIMUM SCORES FOR RECEIVING TEST CREDIT FOR A COMPETITION EVENT YOU “SKATED UP” IN. WHAT DO YOU DO?

STEP 1: While you are at the competition, collect copies of the documents below. It is also recommended that you take pictures of them for safe keeping. Ask the competition for a “Test Credit Packet” which includes:

  1. Your individual detailed protocol as well as a list of athletes in the event meeting the minimum requirements for that level.
  2. Overall copy of the appropriate event segment results signed by the Event Referee and Technical Controller.
  3. Your Test Credit Skater Report, generated by the accountant. This has your name, your scores and verifies you achieved a passing result.

STEP 2: Download and complete SDFSC Competition Test Credit Application, attach documents and have your coach verify and sign that the above documents are true and valid.

STEP 3: Submit these documents to your club’s Test Chair within one year of the competition, along with the $7.00 check made payable to San Diego FSC.

The Test Chair will process the application and submit information to USFS for credit.


Additional details and FAQs are available from U.S. Figure Skating: