Commonly Asked Figure Skating Questions  -

What is a "Compulsory Moves" event?

Compulsory moves events are generally skated without music and only those elements listed in the competition announcement for that event can be performed.

Missing elements or extra elements received a deduction (usually a .2) from judges on the technical mark in competitions using the 0 to 6.0 system.

Submitted by Ruth Sweet
USFS Gold MITF, Free Skating, Pair, and International Dance test judge; Intermediate Figure judge.

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