All practice ice will be sold via www.usfsaonline.org through the EMS Skater Portal. Skaters who have registered for the competition will have access to purchase practice ice per the timelines below.
All skaters, parents and coaches are encouraged to read the information below in full and ask questions prior to purchasing practice ice as there are NO REFUNDS and NO TRANSFERS!
OFFICIAL PRACTICE ICE (OPI):
OPI sessions will be scheduled by the referee and determined by event type/segment. Each skater will have the opportunity to purchase one OPI credit per segment and music will be played in full.
UNOFFICIAL PRACTICE ICE (UPI):
UPI sessions will be available on both the
competition and practice ice surfaces in increments of 20 minutes.
NO MUSIC WILL BE PLAYED ON UPI!
PRE-PURCHASE & SELECTION WINDOW:
The pre-purchase period allows skaters to purchase session credits, in the form of a package and/or individual credits, prior to the competition schedule being finalized. During the selection window, skaters who pre-purchase a package and/or credit will be able to view their assigned OPI session(s), in addition to choosing UPI sessions that best fit their individual schedules. As a reminder, OPI assignments cannot be changed!
OPENS: August 15, 2017 at 5:00 pm ET
CLOSES: September 15, 2017 at 5:00 pm ET
OPENS: September 23, 2017 at 5:00 pm ET
CLOSES: September 25, 2017 at 8:58 am ET
OPENS: September 25, 2017 at 9:00 am ET
CLOSES: October 7, 2017 at 12:00 pm ET
WHAT CAN A SKATER PURCHASE?
PRE-PURCHASE & SELECTION WINDOW
INTERMEDIATE - SENIOR MEN,
JUNIOR & SENIOR LADIES:
1 OFFICIAL PACKAGE - $45.00
up to 4 UPI SESSIONS - $18.00/each
Skaters without anticipated qualifying rounds will have the opportunity to pre-purchase a package consisting of two official practice ice sessions (scheduled by referee, music played in full) for $45.00 total. In addition to the package, skaters will have the opportunity to pre-purchase up to four (4) unofficial practice ice session credits (20 minutes, no music) for $18/credit.
JUVENILE GIRLS & BOYS,
INTERMEDIATE & NOVICE LADIES:
1 OPI SESSION - $25.00 (no package)
up to 2 UPI SESSIONS - $18.00/each
Skaters with anticipated qualifying rounds (or only one competition segment) will have the opportunity to purchase ONE (1) official practice ice session credit for $25.00, in addition to up to TWO (2) unofficial practice ice sessions for $18.00 (20 minutes, no music).
**Skaters qualifying for final round will have the opportunity to purchase an official practice ice package after qualification.
OPEN SALES WINDOW
UPI SESSIONS - $20.00/each
OPI SESSION(S) - $30.00/each
Beginning September 24th, all skaters (regardless of level) can purchase additional UNOFFICIAL practice ice sessions for $20/session. If you did not pre-purchase an official practice ice package (or individual credit) you will be charged $30.00 per session. During the open sales window skaters can change any UNOFFICIAL practice ice session (if availability permits) through October 7th at 12:00 pm.
As a reminder, all assigned official practice ice sessions will