Thank You to Our Sponsors

Chatmans bakery logoOn behalf of all our skaters, Skate Canada Newfoundland & Labrador would like to thank our sponsors for their continuing support.

Primary Evaluator & Judging Clinics

Primary Evaluator Clinic
There will be a Primary Evaluator Clinic offered in May 2014 at the Skate NL Office, 1296A Kenmount Road, Paradise.   This clinic is the first step in becoming trained to evaluate at Test Days.  The clinic is 1 day (8:30am-4:30pm) and the date is to be determined based on the availability of participants.
Participants must be at least 16 years old and have passed the complete Jr. Bronze Test in at least 2 disciplines (Dance, Freeskate, Skills).  There is no cost to attend the clinic.
If you are interested in attending the clinic or you would like more information, please contact
caroline_sullivan@hotmail.com.

Primary Judging Clinic
There will be a STAR/Juvenile Judging Clinic offered in the Summer of 2014 in the Central Region (Gander or Lewisport).   This clinic is the first step in becoming trained to Judge at Competition .  The clinic is 1.5 days  and the date is to be determined based on the availability of participants.
Participants must be at least 16 years old and have passed the complete Jr. Bronze Test in at least 2 disciplines (Dance, Freeskate, Skills).  There is no cost to attend the clinic.
If you are interested in attending the clinic or you would like more information, please contact caroline_sullivan@hotmail.com.

2014-15 competitions

Attention: Regions & Skating Club Presidents

The 2014-2015 competition season is now upon us.  Skate Canada NL is now accepting bids for the following events:

  • Rebecca Pack Memorial Friendship Skate
  • Western Divisionals
  • Eastern Divisonals
  • Labrador Divisionals
  • SCNL Synchronized Skating Provincials
  • SCNL Provincials
  • SCNL Star Provincials

Below is the proposed schedule of events along with the rotation locations for 2014-2015 season. Competition Bidding forms are available from your Region Director. Bids will be accepted until April 24, 2014

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Technical Specialist Training

Technical Specialist Training
Phase I Training will be taking place this Spring/Summer in various Sections across the country.  If you are interested in this training, please complete the attached application or contact Caroline Sullivan (Judge/Evaluator Chair) caroline_sullivan@hotmail.com by May 1.

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2014 Summer Skating Academy

The 2014 Summer Skating Academy will take place July 7 to August 15 in St. John’s.  We are very pleased to provide our skaters with an excellent coaching staff along with guest coaches to meet the skaters needs.  Deadline date for applications is May 23, 2014. Registration for our summer program is on a first come – first served basis.   Brochure

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.

Silver Blades and Sparkling Blades Ice Shows – featuring Elvis Stojko

Silver Blades Annual Ice Show will be held at the Pepsi Center April 12th Poster

Sparkling Blades will host their ice show April 13th

Skate Canada NL Annual General Meeting

Skate Canada NL AGM will be held on April 26th at the Bella Vista in St Johns.  We encourage all members to attend as club delegates or observers.  Following the meeting and workshops, we will host the 2013/2014 awards banquet to recognize the outstanding contribution of our members.

Registration Information

Schedule

STAR Provincials

2014 SCNL STAR Provincials was held in Grand Falls-Windsor, NL at the Joe Byrne  Memorial Stadium, March 14-16 2014.

AGNES THISTLE SHIELD  Donated by: the Prince of Wales Skating Club in 2003 to honor the many years of volunteerism by club member Agnes Thistle.

2014 Winner – Silver Blades SC

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Avalon Interclub

2014 Avalon Interclub was held March 15, 2014, at Twin Rinks in St. John’s, NL hosted by Prince of Wales SC.

Most Points: Mount Pearl SC

Kathleen ‘Sis’ Reid Memorial Award: Kim French, Prince of Wales SC

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Newfoundland & Labrador Winter Games

Results & Skater Details now online

NL Games results page.

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Nominations – Skate Canada NL Board of Directors

Please see information on the appointed and elected positions for the Skate Canada NL Board of Directors (2014-2016 term)  Appointed Nomination Form  Elected Directors Nomination Form

2014 Chatman’s Bakery Worlds Finest Chocolates SCNL Provincial Skating Championships

Sparkling Blades- Chapman Club Trophy

2014 Chatman’s Bakery / Worlds Finest Chocolates SCNL Provincial Skating Championships were hosted by the Silver Blades SC at the Pepsi Centre, Corner Brook, NL,  February 21-23.
Sparkling Blades SC won the Chapman Shield (most points), the first time a club from Central Region has received this award.
Polaris SC were awarded the Davison Trophy (most improved).
Deirdre Skinner (Sparkling Blades) was the recipient of the Withers Award (outstanding performance)
Serena Piercey was awarded the Balish Cup (most artistic)
Brianna Russell/Andrew Littlejohn (CBN SC) received the Polaris Ice Dance Award
Past winners
Full results follow.
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Congratulations!

Photo credit: Skate Canada / Stephan Potopnyk

Kaetlyn skates in Juvenile ladies at SCNL Sectionals in Mount Pearl, Nov 2004

Skate Newfoundland and Labrador congratulates Kaetlyn Osmond on her Silver medal in the Olympic team event at the Sochi Olympics, and her performances in the womens event.

Avalon Region Off-Season Schools

The Avalon Region Spring and Fall school applications are now available. Application deadline for the draw is March 15th.

STARSkate application and information package.

CANSkate application.