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Theater on Ice
Team Size Varies According to Age and Skill Levels
Teams of 8 – 30 skaters create a routine that includes a theme, emotion or story that is enhanced by music, costuming, props and choreography. Rules are outlined in the USFSA Theater on Ice 2009 Guidelines. No on-ice curtain will be used for this event.
Senior: 100% of the team must have passed the pre preliminary MITF test (or pre-Bronze adult MITF test) and 50% or more of the team members must have passed the intermediate MITF test. No age restrictions.
Junior: 100% of the team must have passed the pre-preliminary MITF test (or pre-bronze adult MITF test) and 50% or more of the team must have passed the juvenile MITF. No age restrictions.
Novice: 100% of the team must have passed the pre-preliminary MITF test (or pre-bronze adult MITF test) and not more than 50% of the team may have passed the juvenile moves in the field test. No age restrictions.
Adult: 100% of the team must have reached the age of 18 years as of July 1 that precedes the competition. In addition, 100% of the team must have passed at least one USFSA test (other than a basic skills badge). This may include an adult or standard MITF, individual dance test (passing the entire dance category not required), freestyle, or pairs.
PDF Theatre On Ice The initial and final events are judged separately. All levels will be judged on both programs for a combined score at the national and international competitions.References:
Theater On Ice Basic Skills
Theater On Ice - Welcome to US Figure Skating Theater On Ice (TOI) is a form of competitive figure skating that is popular in Europe, where it is known as Ballet on Ice. TOI uses all aspects of skating, incorporating a theme, emotion and story, enhanced by music. etc.
PDF Theater on Ice Team Levels for the 2010-... Theater on Ice categories have been defined according to the level of moves
PDF BASIC SKILLS/THEATER ON ICE TEAM SKATING qualifying Theater on Ice skating competition or U.S. Figure Skating Basic Skills competition.
Choreography and Artistic Performances
Learn to Skate Program
Table of Contents - Basic Skills Bridge Program Handbook
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