This Week in SCNV

In this issue …

  • Scholar Awards
  • 2019-2020 Club Ice Session Registration Coming Soon!
  • South Atlantic Registration
  • South Atlantic Sendoffs
  • 2020 RISE Youth Essay Contest
  • Did You Know?!
  • SCNV Important Dates and Reminders

Scholar Awards
SCNV recognizes those skaters who are training and competing for the club while maintaining excellence in their scholastic endeavors through the Scholar Award Program. The club will recognize those skaters earning a 3.5 or above grade point average in their coursework. DEADLINE: August 31st. Go to to fill out the paperwork online.

2019-2020 Club Ice Session Registration Coming Soon!
Looking for more practice ice, off-ice and a Solo Pattern Dance series class with testing credit? Then your wait is almost over! By next week, the 2019-2020 Club Ice program registration opens with its original Monday evening, 40 minute Freestyle session at Fairfax Ice Arena, along with Joe Griffin’s Off-Ice class and Jonathon Hodgkinson’s new Solo Pattern Dance series class. In addition, we now offer a new session on Sunday afternoons at Prince William Ice Center with an extended 60 minute Freestyle session. Check back on the Club Ice web page for online registration including payment (via EntryEeze), contract and medical release. This registration coincides with the club’s release of the 2019-2020 season book. Questions? Please contact the Club Ice Sessions Chair at

South Atlantic Regionals
Registration for South Atlantic Regionals is now open. You must sign up by September 1st. There are NO late entries! Sign up on the USFSA members only site on the EMS system.

Save the Date for Sendoffs!
South Atlantic Sendoffs will be September 14th from 3:10 to 8:20 pm. If your skater will be skating at South Atlantics, please mark your calendar. We will also be honoring our SCNV scholars at this event. More information will be available soon!

Cardinal Classic
Interested in learning how competitions are run? Want to be part of a fun group shaping the next club competition? Volunteer to join the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) for the 2020 Cardinal Classic. Contact Melissa at

2020 RISE Youth Essay Contest
This essay contest is supported by the USFSA Memorial Fund. It is open to all skaters in the pre-preliminary through juvenile levels. The application is due Friday August 30st and you can sign up online at and click on Athletes and then Memorial Fund. The online application is in a box on the left of the page. You may also click here to be directed to the application.

Did You Know?!
Male skaters weighing 150 pounds or more can land on the ice following a jump with extraordinary force: more than 1,000 lbs. of pressure.
At more than 300 revolutions per minute (RPM) possible in a spin, figure skaters experience as much RPM as astronauts in centrifuge training.

SCNV Important Dates/Reminders
August 30: Deadline for 2020 RISE Youth Essay Contest
August 31: Deadline for Scholar Awards
September 12-15: Challenge Cup
September 14: SCNV Sendoffs
September 20-22: Falling Leaves
October 2-6: South Atlantic Regional Non Qualifying (NQ) and Qualifying Competition
October 27: Moves/Free Skate Test Session @ FIA 6:45-11:50AM
November 17: Dance Test Session @ FIA 6:45-11:50am
January 12: Dance Test Session @ FIA 6:45-11:50am
February 23: Moves/Free Skate Test Session @ PWIC 9:00-5:00pm
March 15: Moves/Free Skate Test Session @ FIA 6:45-11:50am
April 17-19: Cardinal Classic with Test Session @ PWIC
May 17: Moves/Free Skate Test Session @ FIA 6:45-11:50am
June 14: Moves/Free Skate Test Session @ FIA 6:45-11:50am

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