This Week in SCNV

In this issue …

  • National Qualifying Series (NQS) Orientation – 4/18
  • Cardinal Classic Deadline – 4/21
  • RSFC Ice Dreams Skating Workshop – 5/6
  • SCNV Annual Awards Banquet RSVP – 5/31
  • 2023 US Adult Figure Skating Championships News
  • Club Ice News
  • Did you Know?!

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 (this Friday!)

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!!!

2023 US Adult Figure Skating Championships News
Congrats to all six (6) adult skaters that competed at the 2023 US Adult Figure Skating Championships at Salt Lake City last 4/11 to 4/15! Results below:

  • Aleem Talib – Adult Bronze Men 5 – 1st
  • Jen Kennery – Adult Bronze Women 2 – 3rd
  • Natalie Zelkin & Aleem Talib – Centennial Pairs – – 1st
  • Laura Rogers – Championship Masters Intermediate-Novice Women – 6th
  • Natalie Zelkin – Adult Bronze Women 3 – 1st
  • Alexandra Williams – Adult Gold Women 1 – 16th
  • Natalie Zelkin – Adult Bronze Emotional Performance 2-3 – 5th
  • Jen Kennery – Adult Bronze Lyrical Pop Character Comedic 1-2 – 9th
  • Aleem Talib – Adult Bronze Lyrical Pop Character Comedic 5 – 3rd

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. Questions? Please contact

Did You Know?!
Best of luck this month to our young skaters competing at: the Crossroads FSC Spring Spectacular in Bethelehem, PA; Central Florida FSC Florida Open in Orlando, FL; WFSC Picken Dance Classic in Reston, VA; and TFSC CRC Kickoff in Chesapeake VA!

  • Eloise Herzfeld – Intermediate Plus Excel – Crossroads SS
  • Kailea Bejarano – Pre-Preliminary Excel – Crossroads SS
  • Marin Katsarelis – Preliminary Plus Excel – Crossroads SS
  • Naya Canjura – No Test FS – FL Open
  • Skylar Higgins – Hi Beginner Excel – FL Open
  • Olivia-Elysse Gallegos – Pre-Preliminary Excel – FL Open
  • Gabriella Marquis – Pre-Preliminary FS – FL Open
  • Mahaylah Ceruti – Hi Beginner Excel – FL Open
  • Caitlin Nikhompak – Pre-Preliminary FS – FL Open
  • Katie Hill – Intermediate Combined Solo Dance – Picken Dance Classic
  • Riley Obar – Preliminary Plus Excel – CRC Kickoff
  • Jesse Rafael – Pre-Juvenile Plus Excel – CRC Kickoff
  • Eleanor Hawks – Pre-Preliminary Excel – CRC Kickoff
  • Grace Swihart – Pre-Preliminary FS – CRC Kickoff
  • Tatiana Loos – Preliminary FS – CRC Kickoff
  • Emma Goldsmith – Open Juvenile FS – CRC Kickoff

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