This Week in SCNV

In this issue …

  • Please Volunteer!
  • Graduating Seniors Award
  • Test Sessions
  • The Cutting Edge: From Bach to Broadway
  • Shattuck-St. Mary’s Figure Skating Camp Essay Contest
  • National Blades Tryout
  • Banquet
  • Club Ice
  • Did you know?!
  • SCNV Important Dates and Reminders

Please Volunteer!
SCNV will be hosting the annual Cardinal Classic Competition on Friday, April 5th to Sunday, April 7th, 2019. This is a 3-day event that includes Singles, Showcase, Compete USA, and Theater on Ice events. The total number of volunteers needed is for three days.

Please review the various volunteer opportunities; there is something for everyone! Please sign up for your area(s) of interest. Be sure to comment on your availability, Friday, Saturday and/or Sunday!
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080E49AAAB28A02-2019

USFS Graduating Seniors Award
For all club members who will be graduating high school this spring (2019), you are eligible to apply for the Graduating Seniors Award! Any current member of U.S. Figure Skating who has passed a USFS test is eligible for the award. Skaters receive a certificate and a pin, and can be recognized at both a high school awards ceremony or the club banquet.

The deadline to apply is March 1st, and skaters can submit an application with the direct link below:

Graduating Seniors Award application: https://fs12.formsite.com/USFSAIT/form2374/index.html

Test Sessions
March/April test sessions are full. Please contact testchair@scnv.org for availability or questions.

Virginia Ice Theatre proudly presents:

The Cutting Edge: From Bach to Broadway – An Afternoon of Music to Support Virginia Ice Theatre
Saturday March 2, 2019
3:00pm
Fairfax Presbyterian Church
10723 Main St, Fairfax, VA 22030
Ticket Prices: $20/Adult, $15 Student
https://virginiaicetheatre.ticketleap.com, or cash/check at the door.

Shattuck-St. Mary’s Figure Skating Camp
Great Summer Camp Giveaway “Essay Contest”. Skaters could win the best summer experience of their life! It’s FREE to enter. No gimmicks, no surprises…we’re just trying to spread the word about our fabulous program! June 2 – 22, 2019!
• Gold Prize Essay Contest – Three weeks of SSM Figure Skating Camp ($3,000+ Value)
• Silver Prize Essay Contest – Two weeks of SSM Figure Skating Camp ($2,000+ Value)
• Bronze Prize Essay Contest – One week of SSM Figure Skating Camp ($1,000+ Value)

Essay Contest Information and Registration https://www.s-sm.org/summer-programs-camps/figure-skating-camp/essay-contest/. Due March 1st.
The upcoming summer will once again be packed with great opportunities for athletes to hone their skills in their sport of choice; figure skating. We also could not be more excited to announce our Guest Coaches, as well as our new and returning Resident Coaches at https://www.s-sm.org/summer-programs-camps/figure-skating-camp/coaches/. In addition, we’re proud to continue our partnership with the Professional Skaters Association. The PSA Developmental Coaching Camp allows coaches to be part of the camp experience, while learning and mentoring under Master-Rated National and International Coaches.
Please visit our website for detailed information and camp registration https://www.s-sm.org/summer-programs-camps/figure-skating-camp/skater-registration/.

National Blades Tryout
Sunday March 24 and Sunday March 31 at Prince William Ice Center
See attached Flyer!

Banquet
Looking for creative individual interested in pulling together our annual banquet video. If this is you, please contact renee@scnv.org to discuss details. The video is a favorite part of our annual banquet but we need your help to make it happen.

Club Ice
For the remaining Club Ice Winter Session, rolling registration is in effect for both Joe Griffin’s Off Ice class, Jonathon and Nadia Hodgkinson’s Components class plus the Freestyle session. The Winter Session ends March 11th, and the Spring Session runs from March 18th through June 10th. Contact clubice@scnv.org for prorated pricing.

Advance Pick-up at $15.50 is now available under the “Contract Ice” menu in EntryEeze. Prorated contract prices are also available for both classes and the freestyle session. Same day Pick-up is $18.00 (cash or check) space permitting.

Our Monday evening schedule is:

  • 6:45 PM (20 minutes) – Off Ice/Warm Up with Joe Griffin
  • 7:25 PM (20 minutes) – Components class with Jonathon and Nadia Hodgkinson (12 classes)
  • 7:45 PM (40 minutes) – Freestyle Session

Questions? Please contact clubice@scnv.org.

Did you know?!
We are very proud of our National Blades Synchro teams for having beautiful clean skates at the Eastern Synchro Sectional in Worcester MA.
Our Pre-Juvenile team finished in 5th place in their qualifying round. They did not advance to the final round.
Open Juvenile finished in 4th place in their qualifying round. They advanced to the final where they placed 11th overall.
Most importantly we had a great time at sectionals, and can’t wait to have try outs and spring training where we can welcome new members and get started on next season!

SCNV Important Dates/Reminders
March 1: Deadline to register for Excel Series
March 17: Test Session at Fairfax Ice Arena
April 5: Test Session at Prince William Ice Center
April 5-7: Cardinal Classic Competition at Prince William Ice Center
April 12-14: Southern Connecticut Open
April 15: NO CLUB ICE SESSIONS
May 9-11: May Day Competition
May 19: Test Session at Fairfax Ice Arena
May 20: Annual Membership Meeting
May 28: Deadline to register for National Qualifying Series
June 2: SCNV Banquet
June 7-9: Excel Series Final @ Coral Springs, FL
June 9: Test Session at Fairfax Ice Arena
June 14-17: Grassroots to Campions Seminar
June 17-18: Richmond Figure Skating Club Jump Clinic, including Spins and Steps with Brian Order and Doug Haw
June 19-22: Chesapeake Open

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