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2015 SCNL Provincial Championships

The Provincial Championships will be hosted by the Mount Pearl-Paradise Skating Club February 13-15 at the Glacier. Announcement

2015 SCNL Synchronized Skating Championships

This event will be hosted by the Flying Blades Skating Club (Clarenville) February 6-7, 2015. Announcement Photo order Individual Clothing Order Club summary clothing order Team Summary Form

Skate Canada Challenge

Good luck to the skaters representing our section at the 2015 Skate Canada Challenge event this week. Ashley Morgan – Junior; Kaitlyn Harte & Grace Woodland – Novice; Sophia Burke, Jenna Efford, Jakiera Rideout & Meghan White – Pre-Novice.

2014-2015 Technical Package

The 2014-2015 technical package is now available.

Revised STAR 1-5 category test eligibility.

Labrador Divisionals

The 2015 Labrador Divisional Event will take place January 23rd – 25th, in Churchill Falls, hosted by the Northern Dawn Figure Skating Club.
Application deadline is December 19th.

Announcement.

Western Divisionals

The 2015 Western Divisional Event will take place January 17th & 18th, in Garnd-Falls Windsor, hosted by the Sparkling Blades Skating Club.
Application deadline is December 15th.

Announcement.

Eastern Divisionals

The 2015 Eastern Divisional Event will take place January 24th & 25th, in Conception Bay South, hosted by the CBS Skating Club.
Application deadline is December 17th.

Announcement.

2015 Skate Canada NL Sectional Championships

The 2015 SCNL Sectional Championships were held at The Glacier, Mount Pearl, NL on November 7-8, 2014.

Sectional Award of Merit – Most Outstanding Performance

Madison STURGE – Mount Pearl-Paradise SC

Polaris Artistic Cup  – Most Artistic Skater

Hannah SHEEHAN – Sparkling Blades FSC

Event results and skater details now online. Read more

2014 Rebecca Pack Memorial Friendship Skate

The 2014 Rebecca Pack Memorial Friendship Skate was held at the Gander Community Centre, Gander, NL, October 25-26, 2014.

In the spring of 2006 the Pack Family and the skating community lost a dear child and skater, Rebecca Pack. To celebrate Rebecca’s love of life and skating, the Pack Family have established in her memory “The Rebecca Pack Memorial Award”. This commemorative award in honour of Rebecca will be presented annually at the Rebecca Pack Memorial Friendship Skate competition. The criteria set out by the Pack Family states that the award be presented to the competitor, who in the opinion of the Competition Judges, demonstrates tenacity, a love of skating, and good sportsmanship, all of the endearing qualities we will remember when we think of Rebecca.

The recipient of “The Rebecca Pack Memorial Award” for 2014 is Kennedi Boland, Silver Blades (NL) SC.

Results & Skater Details now online. Read more

2014 SCNL Summer Skate

The 2014 SCNL Summer Skate was held Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Twin Rinks, St. John’s, NL.

Results & Skater Details now online. Read more

Skate Canada Judging Promotions

Congratulations on the following Judging Promotions:

Laura Crosbie:  Section Level Referee
Jennifer Stuckless:  Senior Singles Judge

These promotions have been approved by Skate Canada and have taken these judges 8-10 years to achieve this level of officiating.  It requires clinics, written exams, judging at many, many competitions and several trips out of our province to get exposure to Junior and Senior Level Skating. These promotions show a true dedication to volunteering as an official in the sport of figure skating. Congratulations Laura & Jennifer!

Award winners

Award winners

At the Skate Canada Newfoundland and Labrador annual general meeting, the following awards were presented at the annual awards banquet:-
Section Volunteer Award of Excellence: Gail Hopkins, Flying Blades
Section Volunteer award: Wanda Philpott, Flying Blades
Competitive skater: Sophia Burke, Mount Pearl
StarSkater of the year: Amber Tremblett, Notre Dame
Section CanSkate Athlete Award: Claire Farrell, Mt. Pearl
Program Assistant award: Danica Dean, Flying Blades
Elizabeth Swan Memorial Award: Shelley Ann O’Brien, Mount Pearl
Section Officials award: Eleanor Scott, Sparkling Blades
Volunteer Coach award: Jenna Hillyard Mount Pearl
Special Recognition
Adult Nationals Champions: Nicole Burt, Prince of Wales; Marriam Kamel, Mount Pearl
Athlete Assistance Fund Bursary Recipient: Ashley Morgan, Prince of Wales
25 year pin recipient: Gail Hopkins Flying Blades
Past winners

Adult Nationals

Three skaters competed at the Adult National Championships this weekend in Regina with great success. Nicole Burt of Prince of Wales (Gold Women Interpretive Class YA; Competitive Women Free Skate Class YA) won gold in both events, Marrian Kamel of Mount Pearl won gold in Bronze women’s free skate Young Adult and Kristin Brown, Prince of Wales placed 4th in Competitive Women Free Skate Class I).
Results

Skate Atlantica

Skate Canada NL is proud to send a team of 67 skaters to Halifax, NS this weekend to compete at the 2014 Skate Atlantica Championships. This event will be held on March 28-30 at the East Hants Sportsplex.