This Week in SCNV

In this issue …

  • SCNV Collegiate Scholarship
  • Cardinal Classic
  • Test Sessions
  • Annual Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation
  • Annual Banquet
  • Blades of Summer
  • Club Ice
  • Did you know?!
  • SCNV Important Dates and Reminders

Adult Nationals!
Congrats to Alex, Natalie, Aleem, and Jessica on their performances at Adult Nationals in Salt Lake City!

SCNV Collegiate Scholarship applications due April 15
Each year, SCNV provides scholarship aid to club members who are graduating High School
Seniors who meet certain criteria. To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be a Primary Member (full or associate) of SCNV in the current year;
  • SCNV has been the skater’s home club for at least the three previous years, one year of which the skater must have subscribed to Club Ice (Theatre on Ice or Membership in National Blades is considered subscribed);
  • Be a member in good standing with U.S. Figure Skating;
  • Be a high school graduating senior, and;
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-­‐year or four-­‐year college, university or vocational-­‐technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

If you meet these criteria or have a friend or family member who does, please visit the Collegiate Scholarship page under SCNV membership for more information or to apply. Applications are due Monday,
April 15.

Cardinal Classic
A HUGE thank you to all the volunteers and competitors who made the Cardinal Classic possible. The competition was very successful, with great skating, friendly volunteers and tight organization.

Test Sessions
The May test session is full. Please contact for availability or questions.

Annual Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation – Save the Date
May 17, 2019 – Please check for details under the Annual Meeting and Elections page.

Banquet – Save the Date
June 2, 2019
4:30 to 8:00 PM
Springfield Country Club (new venue, same fantastic event!)
Looking for creative individual interested in pulling together our annual banquet video. If this is you, please contact to discuss details. The video is a favorite part of our annual banquet, but we need your help to make it happen.

Blades of Summer
The fifth annual Blades of Summer 2019 Compete USA Competition at Prince William Ice Center in Woodbridge, Virginia to be held on Sunday, June 2, 2019 – 9:00am – 5:00pm. We are proud to be a part of the 2019 National Capital Area Compete USA series.
Blades Of Summer 2019 registration deadline: May 1, 2019. Registration is on-line only: click here for EntryEeze link

Club Ice
REMINDER! — No club ice on April 15th! The Spring Session continues until June 10th for both Joe Griffin’s Off Ice class, plus Jonathon and Nadia Hodgkinson’s Components class. Rolling registration with prorated pricing continues for both classes and the Freestyle session.

Advance Pick-up at $15.50 is now available under the “Contract Ice” menu in EntryEeze. 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 (12 classes)
  • 7:25 PM (20 minutes) – Components class with Jonathon and Nadia Hodgkinson (12 classes)
  • 7:45 PM (40 minutes) – Freestyle Session

Questions? Please contact

Did you know?!
Did you know that SCNV is part of a coalition of clubs called the Atlantic Coast System that has purchased an IJS mini-system for use at competitions including the Cardinal Classic. Thanks to the Capital Skating Fund for their extremely generous grant that enabled this purchase to take place.

SCNV Important Dates/Reminders
April 12-14: Southern Connecticut Open
April 15: Collegiate Scholarship Application Due
May 9-11: May Day Competition
May 17: Annual Membership Meeting
May 19: Test Session at Fairfax Ice Arena
May 28: Deadline to register for National Qualifying Series
June 2: SCNV Banquet
June 2: Blades of Summer Compete USA Competition
June 7-9: Excel Series Final @ Coral Springs, FL
June 9: Test Session at Fairfax Ice Arena
June 14-17: Grassroots to Champions Seminar
June 17-18: Richmond Figure Skating Club Jump Clinic, including Spins and Steps with Brian Orser and Doug Haw
June 19-22: Chesapeake Open (entry deadline May 12)
June 25-29: National TOI Competition at Pelham, AL
July 13: Test Session at Fairfax Ice Arena
July 12-21: Skate Wilmington
July 31-August 4: State Games of America
August 7-11: Hershey Open (entry deadline April 15)
August 10: Test Session at Fairfax Ice Arena

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