This Week in SCNV

In this issue …

  • HJJ Collegiate Scholarship Deadline – 4/7
  • Competitor Parent IJS Seminar – 4/12
  • National Qualifying Series (NQS) Orientation – 4/18
  • Cardinal Classic Deadline – 4/21
  • RSFC Ice Dreams Skating Workshop – 5/6
  • Invitations Sent! SCNV Annual Awards Banquet – 6/11
  • Club Ice News
  • Did you Know?!

HJJ Collegiate Scholarship Deadline – 4/7
A final reminder to our members graduating High School Class of 2023, SCNV offers the Honor and John Johnson Collegiate Scholarships, and we encourage you to apply now. Deadline is 4/7 (this Friday). Full program details found here.

Competitor and Parent IJS Seminar – 4/12
SCNV will host a Competitor and Parent IJS Seminar for Club members on how to understand their IJS scores. Club President and Singles/Pairs Competition Judge Cheryl Litman will discuss how the International Judging System (IJS) is used at USFS competitions, and hold a Q&A section so bring your questions!

The IJS Seminar will be held on Wednesday, April 12th at 7:30 PM via Zoom link here. Questions? Please contact

National Qualifying Series (NQS) Orientation – 4/18
Registration for the 2023-24 National Qualifying Series will open in May. Preliminary information can be found here.

If you’re interested in competing, please join U.S. Figure Skating on Tuesday, April 18 at 8:00 p.m. ET to discuss registration details and review the National Qualifying Series athlete and coach series handbook. Interested participants can pre-register for the call here.

Cardinal Classic Deadline – 4/21
SCNV will be hosting the annual Cardinal Classic Competition on Friday, June 2nd to Sunday, June 4th, 2023 at Prince William Ice Center in Woodbridge, Virginia. This is a 3-day event that includes Singles, Showcase, Compete USA, and Theater on Ice events. Cardinal Classic registration deadline is 4/21 (under 3 weeks left!)

Want to support the Cardinal Classic? Join the “Friends of the Cardinal Classic” with your tax-deductible donation of $100 here.

Celebrate your skaters by sending a “Good Luck” message, to be printed in the Cardinal Classic program. Or make a bigger splash with a half page or full page ad. Click here for more information and deadlines.

And to make this event successful, WE cannot do it without YOUR support! It takes many hands to make this event run smoothly. We encourage you to get involved, have fun, and learn more about our annual competition while watching some fantastic skating throughout the day.

Please review the available jobs here, and indicate your interest by selecting one or more jobs. Once the competition schedule is released, shifts selection will be opened for sign up.

RFSC Ice Dreams Skating Workshop – 5/6
Richmond Figure Skating Club is hosting a skater’s workshop with National Champion and Olympian Gracie Gold along with James Hernandez at Skatenation Plus on Saturday, 5/6. Contact for payment/details.

Invitations Sent! SCNV Annual Awards Banquet RSVP – 5/31
The SCNV annual banquet is a time to celebrate last season and look ahead to the new one with skating friends old and new. We invite all members and your family to join us on June 11th.

Cost for the banquet is $30 for members and $35 for non-members. (Parents, siblings, family, friends and skaters from other club who do not have their own SCNV membership).

Payment for the banquet will be made through the SCNV Store and must be received by May 31st at 11:59 pm. You must RSVP here and pay on the SCNV website store to be registered to attend the banquet. Please be sure that the number and type of ticket(s) (Member/ non-member) selected to attend matches your payment for attendees to the banquet.

Please contribute to our famous “WHATEVER” publication here. Raffle tickets also sold on our SCNV Store. Questions? (plus any food allergy awareness), please contact

Please send your pictures or videos (practice, off ice, test, competitions, with your friends, with your coaches) from the 2022-2023 season to for our slide video. Deadline is May 31, 2023 at 11.59 pm (EST)!!! Pictures or videos sent after the deadline will not be included in our video presentation!!!

Club Ice News
For Sunday Freestyle Ice, a kind reminder that there are only two (2) dates left in May: 5/14 and 5/21. All members can pay $18 to drop-in anytime (non-members limited to 3 times) at either Sunday or Monday Freestyle, or coach led sessions. Details found on our Club Ice web page.

For next season, we request your feedback on how we can improve Club Ice! Please send your comments to

Did You Know?!
And results from our young skaters at the 2023 Morris Open hosted by the Skating Club of Morris in Morristown NJ from last weekend, 3/24 to 3/26!

  • Riley Obar – Preliminary Plus Excel – 4th
  • Tatiana Loos – Preliminary FS – 2nd
  • Eleanor Hawks – Pre-Preliminary Excel – 5th
  • Katie Hill – Intermediate Solo Dance – 7th
  • Emma Goldsmith – Open Juvenile FS – 1st
  • Izelle Velasquez – Beginner Girls Excel – 6th
  • Maraki Mathewos – Preliminary Girls FS – 4th

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