This Week in SCNV

In this issue …

  • Annual Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation
  • Annual Banquet
  • Test Sessions
  • Skate Judge Seminar
  • Club Ice
  • Did you know?!
  • SCNV Important Dates and Reminders

Please join us! – Annual Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation
May 17, 2019 at 7:00 PM at the Dondes Family Home
Our Annual Meeting is today followed by an adult only celebration of our volunteers who help make our programs and events possible.
Email invitations were sent on April 13th. If you did not receive an invitation, please contact for assistance.
For more information about this meeting and festivities, please refer to the Annual Meeting and Elections page under the “About” menu page.

Annual Banquet – RSVP no later than May 24th!
June 2, 2019
4:30 to 8:00 PM
Springfield Country Club (new venue, same fantastic event!)

Invitations released via email! Please check your email and ensure to RSVP (including a check payable to SCNV to Renee) no later than May 24th! When you RSVP, please complete the survey questions. We uses the responses to publish our annual “Whatever” publication full of fun facts and stories. Please submit digital photos for our video montage by May 24th!

Test Sessions
Both May and June test sessions are full. Please contact for availability or questions.

Would you like to try your hand at judging figure skaters?
The Washington Figure Skating Club (WFSC) will offer “Introduction to Judging,” and event tailored to experienced skaters ages 16 to 22 years.

This introductory seminar will take place on Sunday, June 2nd at SkateQuest Reston from 7:00 AM to 12:30 PM, and is a no-risk way to learn more about the process of judging and becoming a judge.

The session will include the following:

  • Mock judging of actual tests
  • IJS competition judging — putting you on the spot and discussing the results
  • Information on becoming a judge
  • How to register to be a trial judge

Space is limited. You must register if you plan to attend. For questions, please contact

Club Ice
Only 4 sessions left! 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 continues for both classes and the Freestyle session.

Advance Pick-up at $15.50 is 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?!
Don’t be surprised when you see familiar club faces across the ice at test sessions and local competitions. SCNV now has six (6) members who are officials including our newest two, Melissa Mahle and Thuthuy Huynh – both bronze test judges.

SCNV Important Dates/Reminders
May 17: Annual Membership Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation Night
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 (due May 1st)
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 16: Virginia Ice Theatre Send-offs at PWIC
June 17-18: Richmond Figure Skating Club Jump Clinic, including Spins and Steps with Brian Orser and Doug Haw
June 19-22: Chesapeake Open (due May 12)
June 25-29: National TOI Competition at Pelham, AL
July 12-14: Dogwood Open (due June 2)
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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