BASIC SKILLS SYNCHRONIZED SKATING PROGRAM
Synchronized Skating has partnered with the U.S. Figure Skating Basic Skills Program to expand the Basic Skills Synchronized Skating competitive level. Basic Skills Synchro teams may compete at synchronized skating nonqualifying competitions, as well as Basic Skills competitions.
The 2015-2016 Basic Skills synchronized skating requirements can be found here. (PDF)
Basic Skills Level 1 - 8-16 skaters, majority under 9 years old, 1:30-2:00 +/- 10 seconds
Basic Skills Level 2 - 8-16 skaters, majority under 12 years old, 1:30-2:00 +/- 10 seconds
Basic Skills Level 3 - 8-16 skaters, majority at least 12 years old, 2:00-2:30 +/- 10 seconds
As of the competition entry deadline, skaters may not have passed any test higher than preliminary and majority must be "no test".