U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships is Here!


Everyone will be bringing the energy all weekend! (Credits: KrPhotogs Photography - 2022)

This weekend, 90 of the best synchronized skating across the United States will travel to Peoria, Illinois, to compete at the National Championships.

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There's two very important weekends in the U.S. synchronized skating world: Porter weekend and nationals weekend. 

Luckily, it's nationals week, so the festivities are just getting started.

This week, 90 teams have been making their way to Peoria, Illinois to compete at the 2023 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships to fight to be named national champions. 

However, national champions are not the only thing on the line. For Senior, they will be battling to make the World Team for Team USA. 

The Lexettes are looking to continue their success before they head off to Worlds the following weekend. (Credits: Cynthia Slawter Photography - 2023)

Junior will be the first division to begin the competition on Wednesday. 

Although USFSA has already decided on the World Team for the Junior division, the stakes are still high for every team competing.

This season, eight Junior teams were named Team USA and had the opportunity to head overseas to represent the United States. Therefore, most of the division understands the pressure of what is to come. 

Skyliners and Lexettes are the favorite for the national championship after their success both in-country and out-of-country. Both teams medaled in the Challenger Series, which includes a gold in the Spring Cup for the Lexettes. 

World champions claimed gold in Italy
Read our article about the Spring Cup 2023
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Miami University is hoping to repeat last year when they made the World Team. (Credits: Cynthia Slawter Photography - 2023)

Just like last season, five teams will be fighting for the two World Team spots. 

However, there's a new name on the block. After Crystallettes decided to move into the Elite 12 division, Teams Elite made the jump into the Senior division. 

Nonetheless, the division is truly a coin toss. All teams were named Team USA and triumphed on the international stage.

Haydenettes are the 28-time U.S. national champion, so they are defiantly the team to watch the most. However, there is no weak team in the entire division.

The 2023 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships will begin on Wednesday and continue until Sunday.

Results - TOP 3

U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships 2023
Peoria, Illinois (USA)
MAR 01, 2023 - MAR 04, 2023

TEAM Score
1Haydenettes (USA)244.45
2Miami University (USA)223.63
3Skyliners (USA)220.09

TEAM Score
1Skyliners (USA)202.03
2Team Image (USA)195.50
3Lexettes (USA)188.86

Elite 12
TEAM Score
1Hayden Select (USA)200.10
2Crystallettes (USA)197.28

TEAM Score
1Capital Ice Chips (USA)85.31
2Team Image Black (USA)81.63
3Teams Elite (USA)79.60

Novice A
TEAM Score
1Teams Elite (USA)94.59
2Ice Mates (USA)92.51
3Skyliners Black (USA)91.88

TEAM Score
1Miami University (USA)104.61
2University of Michigan SST (USA)92.61
3Western Michigan University (USA)91.43