This Week in SCNV

In this issue …

  • Competitor News
  • Debi Thomas Seminar – 7/28 to 7/29
  • Club Committee Survey Deadline – 7/31
  • Scholar Awards Deadline – 8/1
  • Club Summer Picnic – 8/27
  • US Figure Skating Scholarships Deadline – 8/31
  • Stars and Stripes Synchro Invitational – 11/4 to 11/5
  • Club Jacket News
  • Did you Know?!

Competitor News
Congrats to our skaters whom competed and will compete at the following events this month. (Please note if your name is not found below and you were there, this only means that the club did not receive your name from the US Figure Skating/EMS roster prior to the event. Please contact for assistance.)
Dogwood Open:

  • Jada Wong – 1st – Preliminary Girls FS
  • Eleanor Hawks – 4th – Pre-Preliminary Girls Excel
  • Lorelei Wallace – 1st – No-test Girls FS
  • Meghan Hill – 2nd (SP) 4th (FS) – Novice Women FS and SP
  • Chelsea Hill – 2nd – Preliminary Girls FS
  • Bridget Hill – 1st – Open Juvenile Women FS
  • Zemora Markel – 3rd – Preliminary Girls FS
  • Riley Obar – 1st – Preliminary Plus Girls Excel

Skate Wilmington:

  • Sara Tugendhat – Pre-Preliminary Girls FS
  • Amelia Crosby – Pre-Free Skate Girls
  • Katie Hill – Intermediate Solo Combined Dance
  • Scarlett Koscho – Pre-Preliminary Girls FS

Excel Final and Festival:

  • Eleanor Hawks – Pre-Preliminary Girls Excel
  • Elena Henseler – Pre-Preliminary Girls Excel
  • Jesse Rafael – Pre-Juvenile Plus Boys Excel

Debi Thomas Seminar – 7/28 to 7/29
Dr. Debi Thomas, Two-Time US National Champion, World Champion and Olympic Bronze Medalist is holding a two day skating seminar on 7/28 to 7/29 at the City of Bowie Ice Arena. Inquiries/Registration? Please contact

Club Committee Survey Deadline – 7/31
Tell us what’s on your mind via our skater/customer satisfaction online survey now open. Please let us know how we’re doing, and share what you think HERE. This club survey closes 7/31.

Scholar Awards Deadline – 8/1
For our member skaters that have completed 7th grade and up, it’s time to recognize your academic achievements with our annual Scholar Awards to be held at our summer picnic. Click HERE for our online application, and upload your PDF copy of your report card with computed GPA. Firm deadline is 8/1. Questions? Please contact for assistance.

Club Summer Picnic – 8/27
Come celebrate at our annual BBQ picnic at Lake Accotink McLaren Sargent Shelter on 8/27! Open to our club members and their families. Along with the BBQ, we’ll have games and presentation of our Scholar Awards. Questions? Please contact, or

US Figure Skating Scholarships Deadline – 8/31
Are You eligible to receive funding for the 2023-24 competitive skating season? U.S. Figure Skating will distribute more than $750,000 in the upcoming year to qualified athletes.

Click HERE for a listing of scholarships and funding opportunities for U.S. Figure Skating athletes. Please note, all scholarship applications MUST be submitted digitally.

Stars and Stripes Synchro Invitational – 11/4 to 11/5
The National Blades team will be hosting our premier synchro invitational competition at PWIC. More details to come! Questions?, Please contact head coach Teresa Yuengert at

Club Jacket News
Demo Club Jackets from Lululemon to arrive this month for an upcoming “fitting/demo” date. These classic, all-black, warm-up jackets specific for figure skating (Lululemon, Mondoor, etc.) will be embroidered with your name in white along with the club logo and name. Highly recommended to have at test sessions, competitions, and anytime fashionable off-ice as spirit-wear. Our fall sales campaign continues with the following schedule:

  • July – Demos available to try-on; club online sales open
  • August – Club online sales close; factory production
  • September – Delivery via drop-off at FIA, etc.

Questions? Please contact

Did You Know?!
To be featured on the club social media, please email your pictures, or short videos to Landing new jumps, working on spins or skating skills, competitions, share your achievements with us!!!

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