The Shooting Stars teams
We call our developmental program Shooting Stars, and it is designed for 7 to 12-year-old skaters of any gender
who want to learn the foundations of synchronized skating in a fun and relaxed environment. Skaters in the
Learn to Skate Program who have passed Pre-Free Skate or any of the Freeskate 1-6 levels, as well as skaters
who have passed their first Moves in the Field tests (up through Pre-Juvenile Moves) will be placed on our
Shooting Stars teams.
Mini Shooting Stars and Shooting Stars Preliminary
Skaters 10 years old and younger who are in the Pre-Free Skate or the Free Skate Badge program are
usually placed on either our Mini Shooting Stars Synchro Skills team or our Shooting Stars Preliminary team.
Skaters placed on these teams will want to continue to work through their Free Skate badges and their first U.S.
Figure Skating (USFS) tests in Moves in the Field, Dance, and Free Skating. Learn more about USFS tests
and ask your coach how to
Learn more about Mini Shooting Stars here
Learn more about Shooting Stars Preliminary here
Shooting Stars Pre-Juvenile
Skaters under 12 years old with more advanced experience (have passed one or more USFS tests at formal
testing sessions in front of a judge panel) may be eligible for our Shooting Stars Pre-Juvenile team. Skaters
under 12 who have passed the Juvenile Moves in the Field test may be eligible to train and compete under our
National Competing Progression on our Mini Mates Juvenile team (learn more
Learn more about Shooting Stars Pre-Juvenile here