This Week in SCNV

In this issue …

  • Skatewear Consignment Sale – 1/29
  • Nationals Nite – 1/29
  • National Blades Try-It Sessions – 3/4 to 3/25
  • Blades of Spring 2023 Compete USA – 4/2
  • TFSC – 2023 Capital Regional Council Kickoff Competition – 4/21 to 4/23
  • NSA Turn Dreams Into Goals – 6/12 to 6/16
  • Cardinal Classic News
  • Club Ice News
  • Did you know?!

Skatewear Consignment Sale – 1/29
Don’t miss the consignment sale on January 29, 8:00am-Noon at Fairfax Ice Arena. We have lots of items priced to sell, from competition dresses with serious bling to durable practice wear, children and adult sizes. See flyer for an updated preview of some of the items for sale.

Nationals Nite – 1/29
Please join SCNV for Nationals Nite (Afternoon) PJ party where we will watch the US Figure Skating National Championship Men Free Skate from 2:00 to 4:30 PM at the Mantua Swim and Tennis Club party room at 9330 Pentland Pl, Fairfax, VA 22031.

Come in your favorite PJs, bring a cozy sleeping bag, and enjoy a good time with your skaters friends.

Light refreshment will be provided. Please bring snacks and desserts to share. RSVP by January 25th at

National Blades Try-It Sessions – 3/4 to 3/25
National Blades have synchronized skating teams try-it sessions at Haymarket Iceplex on Saturdays, 3/4 to 3/25 from 9:00 to 9:50 AM. Skill ranges from Basic 3 to Pre-Freestyle levels for ages 6 to 17 years old. Registration opens 1/15 at Contact for details.

Blades of Spring 2023 Compete USA – 4/2
We are happy to announce our annual Blades of Spring 2023 Compete USA Competition at Prince William Ice Center in Woodbridge, Virginia to be held on Sunday, April 2, 2023 – 9:00am – 6:00pm.

Registration is on-line only: via Entryeeze

Blades Of Spring 2023 registration deadline: March 6, 2023. Skaters can also access information/competition announcement on PWIC website.

If you have any questions please email: We hope to see you here. Regards, Marina

TFSC – 2023 Capital Regional Council Kickoff Competition – 4/21 to 4/23
Join us in Chesapeake, VA, for the Capital Regional Council Kickoff Competition, an Excel Series event. The Competition will be held April 21-23, 2023 at Chilled Ponds Ice Sports Complex, Chesapeake, VA.

This is open to all skaters including Compete USA, Well-Balanced, Excel, Adults, Showcase, Ice Dance, Production and Theatre on Ice. Please see attachment for a save the date printout and please share with your coaches and clubs! Announcement to follow and registration will be on EMS.

TFSC will also be hosting the Colonial Classic Compete USA Competition the weekend of June 23-24 and the ‘Road to Gold’ Seminar June 25-26. We look forward to seeing you in April and in June!

NSA Turn Dreams Into Goals – 6/12 to 6/16
From the Nashville Skating Academy (TN) at
What are your skaters summer training plans?Train with the Best is a week long intensive training camp featuring guest coaches Frank Carroll, Chris Conte and Signe Ronka along with speciality coach Rob Peal for Ice Dance. Train with the Best Camp is June 12-16, 2023 in Nashville, TN.Campers will be divided into training groups based on freeskate level and have daily group classes with guest coaches and NSA elite coaches. Optional private lessons will also be offered with guest coaches and NSA staff coaches.Campers should be 8 years of age by 5/1/2023 and have passed their MITF Pre-Pre test. Skaters who do not meet both of these requirements and would like to be considered for camp should contact the Skate Academy office.   Have a question about participating? Contact the skate academy office for more information! Now including Vanderbilt Dorms option

Cardinal Classic News
Volunteers are needed over various shifts during the June 2-4, 2023 event at PWIC. Come join the excitement at our premier competition and lend a hand to our LOC for all our home and visiting skaters. Questions? Please contact Melissa at

Club Ice News
On 1/30, Club Ice welcomes special guest Coach Rosie Hausmann on our SPD class. Join Coach Rosie special class focusing on edges and footwork. All members can pay $18 to drop-in anytime (and non-members limited to 3 times) at either Freestyle or coach let sessions.

Details found on our Club Ice web page. Skaters must be a club associate or secondary member to apply.

Did You Know?!
Show Off Your Accomplishment
Registered for an upcoming test session, or have you passed a USFS test recently? Commemorate your achievement by purchasing a badge! All Freeskate and Moves in the Field test badges are available for purchase from SCNV at $4 each. Cash or Venmo accepted. Contact Jenn at to request yours today. (As a membership benefit, Club Ice subscribers receive test badges at no additional cost!)

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