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Progression of Qualifying Competitions

Qualifying Competitions in the USFSA include Regionals, Sectionals, and Nationals.

Qualifying events at each Regional range from Juvenile through Senior in singles, pairs, and dance. The top 4 competitors in each division advance to the next level of competition. The top 4 Juvenile and Intermediate competitors advance directly to Junior Nationals. The top 4 competitors from Novice, Junior, and Senior advance to their appropriate Sectional Competition. From Sectionals, the top 4 competitors in each division advance to US Nationals.

chart showing how regionals progress to sectionals then to nationals or junior nationals
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