The 2022 U.S. International Figure Skating Classic is the first in a series of 10 events of the 2022-23 Figure Skating Challenger Series and is scheduled to take place in Lake Placid, New York, September 12-15, 2022, at the Olympic Center. The event will feature all four figure skating disciplines (Men, Women, Pairs, and Ice Dance).
If the requirements specified in the above-mentioned documents are fulfilled, the event will count towards ISU World Standing Points, Minimum Total Technical Score, Challenger Series in Figure Skating Ranking and Prize Money.
The Challenger Series is an International Figure Skating Series, introduced during the 2014-15 season. Through ISU support, the objective is to ensure the proper and consistent organization and conduct of up to 10 International Competitions linked together within the Challenger Series. The Series gives adequate opportunities for many skaters to compete at the international senior level and earn World Standing Points. The Series also increases the opportunity for Officials to officiate at an international level.
To be considered for the Challenger Series, the competition must have at least three disciplines (Men, Women, Pair Skating, Ice Dance) from a minimum of 10 different ISU Members in all disciplines combined.