What to look out for as skating season heads into March and April

There’s still plenty to look out for as the skating season heads into the Spring. From World Championships to Non ISU Opens there is a packed calendar with something for everyone to enjoy.


Young skaters head to EYOF

Edward Appleby, Elena Komova and Adam Hill are all skating at the European Youth Olympic Festival. The competition will see over 1500 young athletes compete across five days. Find out more about that here.


Worlds await

The World Figure Skating Championships arrive in Montpellier, France from Monday 21st March. In the first major competition since the Winter Olympics it will be one of the final opportunities to see some of the very best skaters from across the globe in action this season.

Natasha McKay will compete for the first time since she made her Olympic debut. Photo credit: team GB/David Pearce

Newly crowned British Olympians Lilah Fear, Lewis Gibson and Natasha Mckay will all compete. They are joined by Graham Newberry, Sasha Fear & George Waddell and Zoe Jones and Chirs Boyadji as part of the GB team.


The World Junior Figure Skating Championships are then set to take place in Tallinn, Estonia from 13th to 17th April.

Synchro is back

Sheffield will host the Britannia Cup on 23rd & 24th April. Crowds are welcome to attend and tickets are already on sale, you can buy yours here.

Icicles Senior will travel to Canada to represent Great Britain at the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships from 7th-9th April. Their junior team, Icicles Junior, is competing at the Junior World Synchronized Skating Championships that start on 17th March.

The long awaited return of some Synchro competitions is extremely welcome after the global pandemic severely affected the competition schedule over the past two years.

Short trackers head to Canada

The re-arranged World Short Track Speed Skating Championships will end the short track season for our GB squad.

They will race at the event in Canada from 8th-10th April.


Competitions and Opens across the UK

From Monday 21st March the Qualifier March will take place in Sheffield. In April there are a series of Non ISU Opens before an Adult Open in May.

There are a huge range of club events that have been provisionally arranged. To find our more information click here.


Calendar of Events

21st to 25th March - BIS Qualifier March

21st to 27th March - ISU World Figure Skating Championships

7th to 9th April – ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships

8th to 10th April - ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships

13th to 17th April - ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships

23rd & 24th April - BIS Britannia Cup

27th & 28th April - Non ISU Opens

26-29th May - Adult National Opens


You can find all BIS events here.