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On behalf of U.S. Figure Skating, we look forward to welcoming you to Colorado Springs, Colorado for the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships ® 2017. Colorado Springs holds an important place in the history of figure skating as the city has hosted many national and international competitions and has been the training site for many World and Olympic champions. Colorado Springs is home of U.S. Figure Skating as well as the site of the World Figure Skating Museum and Hall of Fame. 


This will be the fourth time U.S. Figure Skating has hosted the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships and the second time in Colorado Springs (2010), with previous events taking place in Minneapolis (2000) and Boston (2013). 

The ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships ® 2017 is sanctioned and run by the International Skating Union (ISU) and will be conducted in accordance with the ISU Constitution and General Regulations, ISU Special Regulations and Technical Rules Synchronized Skating and pertinent ISU Communications.


Participation in the event is open to all teams who belong to an ISU Member and qualify with regard to eligibility. Teams must meet the participation, citizenship and residency requirements as outlined within the ISU Rules.


Each participating team must consist of sixteen (16) skaters and may have up to a maximum of four (4) alternates listed on the team entry form. 

The ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships ® 2017 will take place at the 7,000 seat Broadmoor World Arena with the ice surface of 30m x 60m. Official practices will also take place at the Colorado Springs World Arena Ice Hall (practice rink), which is also 30m x 60m.