Skate America will be the sixth and final competition of the 2017 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series. Other stops on the Grand Prix Series include Skate Canada International, Rostelecom Cup, Trophée de France, Cup of China and NHK Trophy. Skaters earn points throughout the Grand Prix Series to qualify for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final each December.
The event will feature three days of competition in ladies, men’s, pairs and ice dance. The field of competitors will include 60 world-class athletes, including Olympic and World competitors and hopefuls and national champions.
Past Skate America titlists include five-time World champion and two-time Olympic medalist Michelle Kwan and Olympic champions Kristi Yamaguchi, Scott Hamilton, Evan Lysacek and Meryl Davis and Charlie White.
The field of American and international competitors for 2017 Skate America will be announced next summer.