This Week in SCNV

In this issue …

  • Graduating Seniors Award for Class of 2021
  • Join the Axel Club
  • Scholar Award News
  • Club Ice News
  • 2021 Championship Series Presented by Toyota 12/2-6
  • Volunteers needed for Committee Chairs, Competitions and more!
  • TOI Auditions with VIT at PWIC 10/11, 10/18, 10/25
  • Did you know?!
  • SCNV Important Dates and Reminders

Graduating Seniors Award for Class of 2021
The Graduating Seniors Application is now available! Recognize graduating high school seniors in your club with the Graduating Seniors award. Skaters of all levels are eligible to apply for recognition. The application is available here. The deadline to submit is March 1, 2021; those wishing to list the award on their college applications should submit their application by Oct. 4, 2020.

Join the Axel Club
Learn to Skate USA and U.S. Figure Skating members who land their Axel are encouraged to apply to the Axel Club. Inductees will receive an official Axel Club membership certificate, a recognition gift, listing on the Axel Club Hall of Fame page on Learn to Skate USA and U.S. Figure Skating websites and the opportunity to be featured in Axel Club marketing materials.

Members who landed their Axel more than one year ago are encouraged to join the Axel Emeritus Club, a recognition program celebrating skaters who could successfully land the Axel jump at one point in time. To join, skaters must be either an active member of Learn to Skate USA or current full member of U.S. Figure Skating and name a witness who can verify that the skater could successfully execute an Axel. Please click here for details.

Scholar Award News
As of the 9/25 deadline, our club scholars count is up to a new record of 27. Our official roster is posted under the Club Awards page on our website. Meanwhile, we are working on an  event announcement to recognize our 2020-2021 season scholars!

Club Ice News
Club Ice has successfully started. Every Sunday morning and Monday evening during the 2020-21 season, we hold sessions at Fairfax Ice Arena. More information on the Club Ice page, including online registration and medical release forms, and payment via your Entryeeze club account.

Questions? Please contact clubice@scnv.org

2021 Championship Series Presented by Toyota 12/1-6
Please visit our new 2021 Championship Series – Leesburg, VA web page for LOC announcements. This qualifying competition is set for 12/1-6 at the Ion International Training Center in Leesburg, VA. See the USFS Qualifying Season Update for details.

Questions? Please contact our competition chair melissa@scnv.org.

Volunteers needed for Committee Chairs, Competitions and more!
We need you to help our club! Many opportunities to choose from including serving as a committee chair, and helping at our test sessions and competitions for you or your own skater’s experience. We value teamwork and your ideas to make SCNV great! Please use our Board & Committees web page listing to reach out.

TOI Auditions with VIT at PWIC 10/11, 10/18, 10/25
At PWIC, our Virginia Ice Theatre team has announced open auditions for the COVID impacted 2020-2021 season on 10/11, 10/18 and 10/25 from 5:15 PM until 9:30 PM each Sunday. There are three (3) groups with staggered start times by MITF level/age (i.e. 9 and under, 10 to 18, and over 18 years). Remember to renew your USFS team club membership before your arrival. There is a non-refundable $100 team audition fee. PWIC rink requires daily temperature checks and contact tracing/medical survey forms for all skaters/visitors.

Questions? Need registration form? Please contact Coach Olga Garrity at vaicetheatre@gmail.com.

Did you know?!
In her 8th year, please welcome back our event planning specialist Renee to the club board!

SCNV Important Dates/Reminders
10/11: VIT Auditions at PWIC
10/18: Test Session at FIA; VIT Auditions at PWIC
10/25: VIT Auditions at PWIC
11/15: Test Session at FIA
12/1-6: 2021 Championship Series Presented by Toyota at ITC Leesburg
1/10: Test Session at FIA
2/15: Test Session at PWIC
3/14: Test Session at FIA
4/9-11: Cardinal Classic (CC) at PWIC
5/16: Test Session at FIA
6/13: Test Session at FIA

This Week in SCNV

In this issue …

  • Join the Axel Club
  • Scholar Award Deadline 9/25
  • Club Ice Starts 9/13
  • 2021 Championship Series Presented by Toyota 12/2-6
  • Volunteers needed for Committee Chairs, Competitions and more!
  • Did you know?!
  • SCNV Important Dates and Reminders

Join the Axel Club
Learn to Skate USA and U.S. Figure Skating members who land their Axel are encouraged to apply to the Axel Club. Inductees will receive an official Axel Club membership certificate, a recognition gift, listing on the Axel Club Hall of Fame page on Learn to Skate USA and U.S. Figure Skating websites and the opportunity to be featured in Axel Club marketing materials.

Members who landed their Axel more than one year ago are encouraged to join the Axel Emeritus Club, a recognition program celebrating skaters who could successfully land the Axel jump at one point in time. To join, skaters must be either an active member of Learn to Skate USA or current full member of U.S. Figure Skating and name a witness who can verify that the skater could successfully execute an Axel. Please click here for details.

Scholar Award Deadline 9/25
Are you a junior club member that has completed the 7th grade or higher, or a parent/guardian of a similar club skater with an outstanding academic record? Help us recognize their academic achievements from the 2019-20 school year by applying to the 2020 Scholar Award program! This week our club scholars count is up to sixteen (16). Please look under the Club Awards page on our website for updated instructions and how to apply. Deadline is 9/25.

Need help? Please contact awards@scnv.org

Club Ice Starts 9/13
Beginning 9/13, the 2020-21 Club Ice Season is back on two days: Sunday mornings and Monday evenings all at Fairfax Ice Arena. More information on the Club Ice page including online registration and medical release forms, and payment via your Entryeeze club account.

Questions? Please contact clubice@scnv.org

2021 Championship Series Presented by Toyota 12/2-6
Please visit our new 2021 Championship Series – Leesburg, VA web page for LOC announcements. This qualifying competition is set for 12/2-6 at the Ion International Training Center in Leesburg, VA. See the USFS Qualifying Season Update for details.

Questions? Please contact our competition chair melissa@scnv.org.

Volunteers needed for Committee Chairs, Competitions and more!
We need you to help our club! Many opportunities to choose from including serving as a committee chair, and helping at our test sessions and competitions for you or your own skater’s experience. We value teamwork and your ideas to make SCNV great! Please use our Board & Committees web page listing to reach out.

Did you know?!
From our Annual Meeting held 9/7 via “zoom.com”, please welcome our newest board members Amelia and Melanie, plus our returning board member Alexandra! (their email gates are now open). Much thanks to our departing directors Renee and Jill for their dedication and service to SCNV!

SCNV Important Dates/Reminders
9/12-13: 2020 John Smith Memorial Competition at Indian Trail, NC
9/13-14: Club Ice Begins at FIA
9/20: Test Session at FIA
9/25: Scholar Award Deadline
10/18: Test Session at FIA
11/15: Test Session at FIA
12/2-6: 2021 Championship Series Presented by Toyota at ITC Leesburg
1/10: Test Session at FIA
2/TBD: Test Session at PWIC
3/14: Test Session at FIA
4/9-11: Cardinal Classic (CC) at PWIC
5/16: Test Session at FIA
6/13: Test Session at FIA

This Week in SCNV

In this issue …

  • Scholar Award Deadline 9/25
  • Club Ice Open Registration
  • 2021 Championship Series Presented by Toyota 12/2-6
  • Annual Meeting 9/7
  • Did you know?!
  • SCNV Important Dates and Reminders

Scholar Award Deadline 9/25
Are you a club member or a parent/guardian of a club skater with an outstanding academic record? Help us recognize their academic achievements from the 2019-20 year by applying to the 2020 Scholar Award program! This week our club scholars count is up to eleven (11). Please look under the Club Awards page on our website for updated instructions and how to apply. Deadline is 9/25.

Need help? Please contact awards@scnv.org

Club Ice Open Registration
Registration is open for the 2020-21 Club Ice Season beginning the week of 9/13, now back on two days: Sunday mornings and Monday evenings all at Fairfax Ice Arena. Grab your skates and double jump to the Club Ice page to complete the online registration and medical release forms with payment via your Entryeeze club account. Also, tell your brohs that Coach Jonathon Hodgkinson is returning with his Solo Pattern Dance class with option to with our club officials.

Also, we have a chance for a volunteer(s) to build a Club Ice etiquette/safety brief/video to share with our subscribers.

Interested or have questions? Please contact clubice@scnv.org

2021 Championship Series Presented by Toyota 12/2-6
LOC planning continues as we co-host with Ion Figure Skating for the 2022 South Atlantic Regionals competition, a re-imagined 2021 qualifying competition replacing both regionals and sectionals, with a direct path to US Nationals. The 2021 Championship Series Presented by Toyota is set for 12/2-6 at the Ion International Training Center in Leesburg, VA. See the USFS Qualifying Season Update for more details.

Please contact our competition chair melissa@scnv.org for more news.

Annual Meeting 9/7
The club’s annual membership meeting is scheduled next week on 9/7 at 7:00 PM via teleconference only (zoom). Link to follow with agenda and reports prior to meeting date. All prior and current season adult members and parent/guardians of junior members are welcome to join the call. Per our bylaws, only current 2020-21 members are eligible to vote on the slate of nominees for election to the board of directors, along with other annual meeting business. Please meet our new board nominees found on the Annual Meeting and Elections page. Flyer has been posted on bulletin board at FIA.

Questions? Please contact our club president (cheryl@scnv.org).

Did you know?!
Current USFSA COVID-19 protocol for the maximum number of skaters on the ice is twelve (12). This applies to USFSA sanctioned competitions such as practice ice.

SCNV Important Dates/Reminders
9/1-6: Skate Wilmington (cancelled)
9/7: Annual Meeting (teleconference only)
9/12-13: 2020 John Smith Memorial Competition at Indian Trail, NC
9/13-14: Club Ice Begins at FIA
9/20: Test Session at FIA
9/25: Scholar Award Deadline
10/18: Test Session at FIA
11/15: Test Session at FIA
12/2-6: 2021 Championship Series Presented by Toyota at ITC Leesburg
1/10: Test Session at FIA
2/TBD: Test Session at PWIC
3/14: Test Session at FIA
4/9-11: Cardinal Classic (CC) at PWIC
5/16: Test Session at FIA
6/13: Test Session at FIA

This Week in SCNV

In this issue …

  • Scholar Award News!
  • Welcome back Club Ice!
  • 2021 Championship Series Presented by Toyota News! 12/2-6
  • Adult Skater Virtual Get-To-Know-You “Happy Hours”
  • Annual Meeting 9/7
  • Did you know?!
  • SCNV Important Dates and Reminders

Scholar Award News!
By popular demand, the 2020 Scholar Award program has launched and ready to accept your application online! Tailored specifically to recognize skaters with outstanding academic records and achievements last year, please look under the Club Awards page on our website for updated instructions and how to apply. Deadline is 9/25.

Need help? Please contact awards@scnv.org

Welcome back Club Ice!
Better than ever! We’re excited to launch the 2020-21 Club Ice Season the week of 9/13, now back on two days: Sunday mornings and Monday evenings all at Fairfax Ice Arena. Sashay on over to the Club Ice page to complete the online registration and medical release forms with payment via your Entryeeze club account. Also, we are pleased to have Coach Jonathon Hodgkinson returning from the past COVID shortened season, and continuing his Solo Pattern Dance class with option to test with our club officials. Practice your jumps, spins and moves to our rockin’ tunes and 80’s classics on ice!

Also, we’re looking for a volunteer(s) to build a Club Ice etiquette/safety brief/video to share with our subscribers.

Interested or have questions? Please contact clubice@scnv.org

2021 Championship Series Presented by Toyota News! 12/2-6
USFS has accepted our co-host bid with Ion Figure Skating for the 2022 South Atlantic Regionals competition, as a re-imagined 2021 qualifying competition replacing both regionals and sectionals, with a direct path to US Nationals. The 2021 Championship Series Presented by Toyota is set for 12/2-6 at the Ion International Training Center in Leesburg, VA. See the USFS Qualifying Season Update for more details.

Questions? Please contact our competition chair melissa@scnv.org

Adult Skater Virtual Get-To-Know-You “Happy Hours” (Ongoing)
Hi all adult skaters! We hope you are well and thriving during this time. We miss seeing your lovely faces, and would love to establish regular virtual get-togethers! Please fill out the quick survey on what day/time works best for you: https://forms.gle/pGd4ySkXWGozZj7h8
Hope to see you all soon! If you have any questions or comments, please don’t hesitate to reach out to alexandra@scnv.org.

Annual Meeting 9/7
The club’s annual membership meeting is scheduled for 9/7 at 7:00 PM via teleconference only (zoom). Link to follow with agenda and reports prior to meeting date. All prior and current season adult members and parent/guardians of junior members are welcome to join the call. Per our bylaws, only current 2020-21 members are eligible to vote on the slate of nominees for election to the board of directors, along with other annual meeting business. More information is found on the Annual Meeting and Elections page.

Questions? Please contact our club president (cheryl@scnv.org).

Did you know?!
Secondary members can register for club ice and enjoy “Full” membership benefits but are ineligible for club awards/trophies since SCNV is not their primary home club.

SCNV Important Dates/Reminders
9/1-6: Skate Wilmington (cancelled)
9/7: Annual Meeting (teleconference only)
9/12-13: 2020 John Smith Memorial Competition at Indian Trail, NC
9/13-14: Club Ice Begins at FIA
9/20: Test Session at FIA
9/25: Scholar Award Deadline
10/18: Test Session at FIA
11/15: Test Session at FIA
12/2-6: 2021 Championship Series Presented by Toyota at ITC Leesburg
1/10: Test Session at FIA
2/TBD: Test Session at PWIC
3/14: Test Session at FIA
4/9-11: Cardinal Classic (CC) at PWIC
5/16: Test Session at FIA
6/13: Test Session at FIA

This Week in SCNV

In this issue …

  • Club Ice News!
  • 2021 Championship Series Presented by Toyota News! 12/2-6
  • Adult Skater Virtual Get-To-Know-You “Happy Hours”
  • Annual Meeting 9/7
  • Did you know?!
  • SCNV Important Dates and Reminders

Club Ice News!
Woohoo! Cue your favorite 80’s tunes. We’re excited to begin the 2020-21 Club Ice Season the week of 9/13, now back on two days: Sunday mornings and Monday evenings all at Fairfax Ice Arena. Please see the Club Ice page for latest details. Also, we are pleased to have Coach Jonathon Hodgkinson returning from the past COVID shortened season, and continuing his Solo Pattern Dance class with option to test with our club officials.

Need help? Please contact clubice@scnv.org

2021 Championship Series Presented by Toyota News! 12/2-6
USFS has accepted our co-host bid with Ion Figure Skating for the 2022 South Atlantic Regionals competition, as a re-imagined 2021 qualifying competition replacing both regionals and sectionals, with a direct path to US Nationals. The 2021 Championship Series Presented by Toyota is set for 12/2-6 at the Ion International Training Center in Leesburg, VA. See the USFS Qualifying Season Update for more details.

Questions? Please contact our competition chair melissa@scnv.org

Adult Skater Virtual Get-To-Know-You “Happy Hours” (Ongoing)
Hi all adult skaters! We hope you are well and thriving during this time. We miss seeing your lovely faces, and would love to establish regular virtual get-togethers! Please fill out the quick survey on what day/time works best for you: https://forms.gle/pGd4ySkXWGozZj7h8
Hope to see you all soon! If you have any questions or comments, please don’t hesitate to reach out to alexandra@scnv.org.

Annual Meeting 9/7
The club’s annual membership meeting is scheduled for 9/7 at 7:00 PM via teleconference only (zoom). Link to follow with agenda and reports prior to meeting date. All prior and current season adult members and parent/guardians of junior members are welcome to join the call. Per our bylaws, only current 2020-21 members are eligible to vote on the slate of nominees for election to the board of directors, along with other annual meeting business. More information is found on the Annual Meeting and Elections page.

Questions? Please contact our club president (cheryl@scnv.org).

Did you know?!
Thanks to all whom attended the 2020 Annual Banquet/Outdoor Celebration at the Hylton Boys & Girls Club next to PWIC. As promised, the video from this year’s “banquet” is posted on our website home page. Enjoy!

SCNV Important Dates/Reminders
September 1-6: Skate Wilmington
September 7: Annual Meeting (teleconference only)
September 12-13: 2020 John Smith Memorial Competition at Indian Trail, NC
September 13-14: Club Ice Begins at FIA
December 2-6: 2021 Championship Series Presented by Toyota at ITC Leesburg