Skate Canada Newfoundland & Labrador

March 5, 2012

2012 Lamontagne Skate Canada Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Championships

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The 2012 Lamontagne Skate Canada Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Championships were held March 02-04, 2012 at Joe Byrne Memorial Arena, Grand Falls-Windsor, NL hosted by Sparkling Blades SC.
All results are now online with provincial titles awarded in numerous categories.  


Deidre Skinner- withers award

Pound Trophy – Avalon Region
Chapman Trophy (most points) – Mount Pearl SC
Alan R Davison Award (Most improved) – Ice Crystal SC
E C ‘Ted’ Withers award (outstanding performance) – Deidre SKINNER –  Sparkling Blades SC
Balisch Cup (most artistic) – Emma BYRNE – Polaris SC
Polaris Ice Dance Award – Emma Jane WISCOMBE / Matthew CHISLETT – Ice Crystal SC

Previous winners  

Photos and results follow

October 2, 2011

Test passes

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Congratulations to Leslie (Hillyard) Collins of Prince of Wales SC who at Avalon fall school test day became only the third skater from our section to complete the Diamond Dance test. Congratulations to Ashley Bishop of Mount Pearl SC who completed the Gold Dance test, giving her triple Gold status.
Gold and diamond test skaters

August 30, 2011

Technical update

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The following technical documents are now available in on the Skate Canada Members Only site:

  • 2011-2012 Synchronized Skating Technical Requirements – As of July 27, 2011 (under Technical & Programs/SynchroSkate)
  • 2011-2012 Synchronized Skating Scale of Values (under Technical and Programs/SOV Tables)
  • 2011-2012 AdultSkate Pre-Event Technical Package (under Technical and Programs/AdultSkate)
  • 2011-2012 Singles Pre-Event Technical Package – as of Aug 24, 2011 (under Technical and Programs/CompetitiveSkate)
  • 2011-2012 Pairs Pre-Event Technical Package – as of Aug 24, 2011 (under Technical and Programs/CompetitiveSkate)

May 19, 2011

Skate Canada technical update

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The free program requirements for STARSkate tests have been revised effective July 1, 2011. These changes were made to reflect the well balanced program criteria for competition. An overview of the changes is posted in Members Only under . Revised test sheets will be available online and for order in mid-June. No changes have been made to the elements part (Part 1) of the free skate tests.
The STARSkate well balanced free program requirements for singles and pairs have been updated to reflect the changes to the CompetitiveSkate program criteria. These changes will ensure consistency and allow for easy transition between the two streams. The 2011-2012 STARSkate Pre-Event Technical Package will be available in July and will contain all information related to STARSkate competition categories. An abbreviated version is now posted in Members Only under .

April 7, 2011

Skate Canada technical updates

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2011-2012 Singles, Pairs, Ice Dance Program Requirements are available in Members Only under <2011/2012 Singles, Pair and Dance Program Requirements>.
Beginning July 1, 2011, a double Axel or triple jump may be included as an additional element in the Novice Men and Novice Women free programs. A Q&A is posted on this topic in Members Only under <2011/2012 Technical Q&A #1>.
Effective July 1, 2011, the Free Program test requirements as outlined in Section 4000 of the Official Skate Canada Rule Book will be revised (Preliminary to Gold). These revisions will reflect the STARSkate well-balanced program requirements and will not affect the element portion on the current free skating tests. A preview of the changes will be available in Members Only under in the coming weeks.

October 21, 2010

Skate Canada technical update

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Please note that important regulation changes were approved on October 2, 2010 by the Skate Canada Board of Directors. these include clarifications for some STARskate tests and Juvenile dance, and changes to the well-balanced program for Novice. For full details please go to Members Only – Rules/Regulation Changes October 2010. There are also some Cumulative Points Calculation (CPC) Judging System Clarifications under Technical and Programs. Further technical updates were added on October 21, relating to synchro and other matters.

September 9, 2010

Technical update

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Skate Canada have announced updates on technical information on the Members Only web site. These include revised versions of the 2010-2011 STARSkate Pre-Event Technical Package, the 2010-2011 Adult Pre-Event Technical Package, the 2010-2011 Pair Pre-Event Technical Package and an alternate version of the Synchro Technical Requirements Package. Also, please see the revised Technical Q & A, and revised test sheets. Skaters, coaches and offcials should ensure they are using the current versions of these documents.

June 7, 2009

Gold test passes

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Congratulations to the following skaters on recent gold test passes.


April 6, 2009

STARSkate Nationals

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In an amazing final day of skating, Stephanie Nevin won gold in gold triathlon, Olivia Drover-Martin won a silver medal in bronze triathlon and Francince Harris won bronze in silver triathlon at the Homesense National STARSkate Championship in New Brunswick. (more…)

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