This Week in SCNV

In this issue …

  • Annual Meeting 5/16
  • Cardinal Classic 6/4 – 6/6
  • Championship Series Leesburg 10/26 – 10/30 & Skate Leesburg Open 10/22 – 10/23
  • Club Ice News
  • Did you know?!
  • SCNV Important Dates and Reminders

Annual Meeting 5/16
The club’s annual membership meeting is scheduled for 5/16 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).

Cardinal Classic 6/4 – 6/6
Registration for the Cardinal Classic is now closed. We have opened a waiting list. Contact registrar@scnv.org with the skater’s name, USFS number, event and level and email to request placement on the waiting list.

Sponsorship Opportunities
Do you own a business and want to sponsor the Cardinal Classic and promote your brand? Do you want to make a personal contribution to support our skaters?

  • Official Competition Sponsor – $1500
  • Awards Sponsor – $750
  • Friends of the Cardinal Classic – $100
  • Officials Hospitality Fund – $25 to $50

Do you want to make a personal contribution to support our skaters? Please support the Officials Hospitality Fund, by making a tax deductible donation. Please use your club EntryEeze account, and go directly to the shopping cart where you will see the donation link. We find well fed officials are happy officials!

Please contact melissa@scnv.org to learn more.

Championship Series Leesburg 10/26 – 10/30 & Skate Leesburg Open 10/22 – 10/23
SCNV is excited to announce that in October the club will be co-hosting with Ion Figure Skating the Championship Series Presented by Toyota, Leesburg and Skate Leesburg Open.

The Championship Series, October 26-30, is a qualifying competition that is being held in lieu of the normal qualifying season due to COVID-19 and will include Juvenile through Senior singles events.

Skate Leesburg Open, October 22-23, is a non-qualifying competition and will include singles events, Compete USA levels, well balanced, Excel and showcase, No Test through Pre-Juvenile and Open Juvenile.

Both competitions will be held at Ion International Training Center, Leesburg VA. U.S. Figure Skating Sanction Pending.

Club Ice News
For those in our Mondays Solo Pattern Dance (SPD) class, the SPD test session is scheduled for 6/7, which is right after our 2021 Cardinal Classic competition weekend event!

Since Cardinal Classic now conflicts with our 6/6 club ice date, please respond to clubice@scnv.org if you plan to attend or not.

As a reminder, the remaining Spring 2021 Club Ice dates for Freestyle (FS) and Solo Pattern Dance (SPD) are:

  • Sundays FS: 5/9, 5/23 and 6/6
  • Mondays SPD+FS: 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 6/7 and 6/14

Did you know?!
Congratulations to Matthew Sperry on his selection to the 2021 US Figure Skating Scholastic Honors Team! Matthew is one of eleven skaters selected across the nation from over 120 applicants. This award recognizes student athletes who have excelled in their academic pursuits and community involvement, as well as the sport of figure skating. All awardees each receive $3,000 scholarship and $1,000 to donate to the charity of their choice. Read his recognition entry below:

Matthew Sperry is a member of the SC of Northern Virginia and a senior at Stanford Online High School. An ice dancer, Sperry is a National Merit semifinalist and tutors others in math and physics. He and his partner competed internationally in the 2020 North American Cup Series. Sperry is an Eagle Scout and also a patrol leader. He is a member of the Virginia Ice Theatre Junior Board. He assists with food drives and, with his club, has taught adult
skaters basic skills and pattern dances.

SCNV Important Dates/Reminders
5/16: Test Session at FIA
5/16: Annual Meeting
6/4-6: Cardinal Classic at PWIC
6/13: Test Session at FIA
7/11: Test Session at FIA
8/15: Test Session at FIA
10/22-23: Leesburg Open at Ion ITC
10/26-30: Championship Series Leesburg at Ion ITC