This Week in SCNV

In this issue …

  • Scholar Awards
  • 2019-2020 Club Ice Session Registration Coming Soon!
  • South Atlantic Registration
  • South Atlantic Sendoffs
  • Cardinal Classic
  • 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. We have received over 13 applications! Only one more day to go! 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. Online Registration (contract and medical release via JotForms) including payment (via EntryEeze) to be posted by September 2nd on Club Ice web page. 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

Did You Know?!
In 1928, when Sonja Henie was fifteen years old, she became the youngest woman ever to win an Olympic figure skating gold medal. Henie held that title for seventy years until Tara Lipinski of the USA won Olympic gold in 1998. Lipinski was two months younger than Henie when she won gold in 1998 at the Olympic Winter Games which took place in Nagano, Japan. Sonja Henie won the ladies Olympic figure skating title three times. Her first Olympic gold was in 1928 followed by more wins in 1932 and in 1936. Before Sonja Henie appeared in the figure skating world, female ice skaters wore black figure skates. Henie introduced the idea that women and girls should wear white ice skating boots. Ice skating attire until Sonja Henie’s time was similar to street clothing. Sonja introduced the idea of short and beautiful figure skating skirts and dresses.

SCNV Important Dates/Reminders
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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