RC-MIO/Meijer State Games February 17th-18th, 2024


Register on Entryeeze

The 2024 Announcement is posted on Entryeeze

Marquette Figure Skating Club hosts the Ron Carlson Marquette International Opencompetition (non-qualifying), each year in February. MIO is both a U.S. Figure Skating and Skate Canada sanctioned en to all eligible, reinstated eligible, or readmitted persons who are U.S. Figure Skating Association members. Competitors come from all over Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Ontario-Canada to participate.

Various events, such as Free Skate, Compulsory/Short Program, Artistic Showcase, Spins, Jumps, and Solo Dance, are offered. Two competitive tracks are available to skaters: The Excel Track through Senior and the Well-Balanced Free Skate Track through Pre-Juvenile. Excel aligns testing requirements with competition levels. Skaters are placed into groups of no more than 8 and are grouped by level first, then age. Medals, ribbons, and, in some cases, trophies are awarded to the competitors.

Included in the RC-MIO is a Basic Skills competition with events of Snowplow Sam through Pre-Freeskate in Elements and Program with music. Each event will have a maximum of 6 skaters.

Skaters register for the competition on the Entry Eeze website at

The Berry Event Center arena is located at the corner of Fair Ave and 3rd St on the campus of Northern Michigan University. It is a 1 rink facility, with the ice surface measuring 94′ x 200′. Locker room facilities, concession with seating area, and skating vendor sales area are all available.

Marquette Figure Skating Club, in conjunction with the Marquette Senior High School Figure Skating Club, hosts the U.P. of Michigan High School Figure Skating Competition during the Marquette International Open. Michigan teams in the top two places will qualify for participation at the State of Michigan High School Figure Skating Championships. Teams from Michigan and surrounding states are welcome to participate. This competition has a separate entry. Contact Danielle Dickson for more information at [email protected] (You do not use Entry Eeze for High School registration)