The 2022 John Nicks Pairs International Challenge at Middle Atlantics will be held September 8-10, 2022 in conjunction with the 96th Annual Middle Atlantic Figure Skating Championships at the home of The Skating Club of New York - Chelsea Piers in New York City. This event will be an International Skating Union (ISU) Minimum Technical Score event featuring Junior and Senior Pairs. The competition will be conducted in accordance with the ISU Constitution and General Regulations 2022 the Special Regulations and Technical Rules for Singles & Pairs 2022 and in accordance with ISU Communication 2382 (Single and Pairs Skating Required Elements for Short Program 2022/23) as well as all pertinent ISU Communications.
Participation in the competition is open to all competitors who belong to an ISU Member, Rule 109, paragraph 1, and qualify with regard to eligibility, according to Rule 102, provided their ages fall within the limits specified in Rule 108 paragraph 3. b) and they meet the participation, citizenship and residency requirements in Rule 109, paragraphs 1 through 5 and ISU Communication 2030. Passports of the skaters, as well as the ISU Clearance Certificate, if applicable, must be presented at the accreditation.