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Practice Ice

Unofficial Practice Ice


OPEN: Wednesday, November 8 at 8:00am MT

CLOSE: Thursday, November 30 at 11:30pm MT

*The open time for UPI purchase has been changed. Please note the new time.




INTRUST Bank Arena

500 E. Waterman

Wichita, KS

Tuesday ONLY*

Competition Surface

$130 per 15 min.

Wichita Ice Center

505 W. Maple

Wichita, KS

5 Minutes From Arena

NHL & Olympic Size Rinks**

$100 per 15 min.

*Space is extremely limited. Teams are limited to reserving a maximum of 4, 15-minute segments at this time. 
**Teams will first be placed on the NHL size sheet, then on the Olympic sheet. This will be based on a first come, first served basis.


Purchase of UPI is NON-REFUNDABLE unless the LOC is unable to accommodate the quantity of requested UPI segments. If available, unsold UPI sessions may be sold at a later date or on-site at the event. All UPI will be processed in order of confirmation (paid in full) by time stamp. Teams may not contact the arena or practice facility to book their own ice time. All ice must be requested via the form above. 

Official Practice Ice

Teams will be permitted to purchase credit towards Official Practice Ice (OPI) sessions via the link below. All OPI sessions will be scheduled by the Chief Referee. 


OPEN: Thursday, October 5th at 12:00pm CT

CLOSE: Sunday October 22 at 7:00pm CT


this deadline has passed


8 Minute Segment - $90

Preliminary Free, Pre-Juvenile Free, Open Juvenile Free, Open Adult Free, Open Masters Free
USFS Rule 2942

10 Minute Segment - $110

Juvenile Free, Intermediate Free, Novice Free, Junior Short, Senior Short, Open Collegiate Free, Adult Free, Masters Free
USFS Rule 2943

12 Minute Segment - $130

Collegiate Free, Junior Free, Senior Free
USFS Rule 2944
Electronic payment is required to complete the form. For clubs with multiple teams attending you will be able to submit up to 10 teams at once. Each team is allowed 1 OPI credit per event entered. Official practice ice will NOT be sold after October 22 or at the arena.
OPI sessions will be scheduled by the Chief Referee and will be conducted in accordance with U.S. Figure Skating rule 2940 as explained in the competition announcement.  Official Practice Ice will be blocked by level. Teams will receive one (1) block of official practice ice for their free skate and one (1) for their short program.  Dependent upon entries for each division, teams may not be on the competition surface for their official practice.
There are no refunds for OPI sessions except for teams who receive a bye or auto advancement to Sectionals/Nationals. 

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