Pennsylvania Skating Championships
26th Annual Pennsylvania Skating Championships
Keystone State Games, Inc. & Premier Amateur Sports, LLC.
in cooperation with the White Rose Figure Skating Club
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Compete against the best from throughout the state and beyond in Olympic-style competition for Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals, and 4th-6th place ribbons. This is a qualifying event for the 2013 State Games of America being held this Summer in the Greater Hershey / Harrisburg Area, PA!!!
Location: York Ice Arena, 941 Vander Ave., York, PA 17403 Phone: 717-848-1084
Dates: February 1-3, 2013
Competition Eligibility: This competition is sanctioned by the US FIGURE SKATING and endorsed by the ISI.
Competition is open to all female and male skaters who are Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, Washington D.C., New York, Ohio, and West Virginia residents of eligible athletic status (or any athlete in a state that does not have figure skating as part of their State Games). Skaters must also be in good standing with either the US FIGURE SKATING or the ISI. Age and test status as of January 4, 2013 determines skater’s level. US FIGURE SKATING skaters may compete at their passed and registered freestyle test levels or one level higher. Individual members of the US FIGURE SKATING who are registered with the ISI are eligible to compete in accordance with the ISI/US FIGURE SKATING joint statement policy. US FIGURE SKATING adults over age 21 who have passed the bronze test may compete in Freestyle 3.
Register Online – Discount Entry Fee: We are providing athletes with an online discount when registering for the PA Skating Championships. The entry fee varies depending on the number of events entered. Use the following to determine the cost of competition: one event is $80, two events are $95, three events are $110, four events are $125, five events are $140, and six or more events are $155. US FIGURE SKATING and ISI events are cumulative (example: enter two US FIGURE SKATING events and one ISI event = $110).
Mail-in Entry Fee: The entry fee varies depending on the number of events entered. Use the following to determine the cost of competition: one event is $100, two events are $115, three events are $130, four events are $145, five events are $160, and six or more events are $175. US FIGURE SKATING and ISI events are cumulative (example: enter two US FIGURE SKATING events and one ISI event = $130). A $25.00 late fee will be charged to all late entries if accepted. Complete the 2013 US FIGURE SKATING and/or ISI registration form(s) and mail with the appropriate entry fee to: Keystone State Games, Inc., PO Box 1166, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18703-1166. Make checks or money orders payable to Keystone State Games, Inc.
Entry Deadline: Tuesday, January 4, 2013. Walk-on registration will not be accepted.
US FIGURE SKATING Competition and Standards: US FIGURE SKATING competition will be held Friday and Saturday, February 1-2, 2013, and will include female and male Free Skate, Artistic, Showcase, Solo Dance, Adult Free Skate, Compulsory Moves, Pro Am Couple Dance, and Competitive Test Track. Adult Free Skate will be held Saturday, February 2. The 2012 - 2013 US FIGURE SKATING Rule Book will govern the competition. The 6.0 judging system will be used this year.
US FIGURE SKATING Coaches: You must comply with the coach’s registration requirement in order to be allowed to coach at the Pennsylvania Skating Championships per US FIGURE SKATING.
ISI Competition and Standards: ISI competition is for all levels of achievement and will be held Saturday and Sunday, February 2-3, 2013. Events include Freeskating (Tots through Open); Footwork (FS 1-10); Spotlight (Tots through FS 10); and Jump and Spin (Low through High); Compulsory Moves (Pre-alpha through FS 10); Stroking (Pre-Alpha through Delta) Synchronized, Ensemble and Production Team Events.
ISI Coaches are required to register for Judges Credentials prior to competition.
Changes To Entry Form: Once the entry materials are received, skaters will not be allowed to enter additional events, unless the athlete re-registers for the events separately. However, they may change events. The deadline to make changes of any kind is January 28, 2013.
Music: Skaters must furnish their own music. Mini Disks or CDs are acceptable. (CDs are preferred) Only one track per CD and no re-writable CDs. CDs must be clearly marked with the skater’s name and event. All music must be checked-in at the registration desk one hour before each skater’s event. Music must be picked up immediately after the skater’s event. Keystone State Games will provide all solo dance music.
Awards: Medals will be awarded to skaters placing first, second, or third in each event. Ribbons will be awarded to skaters placing fourth, fifth, or sixth in each event. A trophy will be given to the US FIGURE SKATING club with the most points in all US FIGURE SKATING events. A trophy will be given to the ISI rink with the most points in all ISI events. The points for the trophies will be 6 pts. for first, 5 pts. for second, 4 pts. for third, 3 pts. for fourth, 2 pts. for fifth, and 1 pt. for sixth.
White Rose FSC Competition Chair: Rose Yingling, 717-793-0386, firstname.lastname@example.org
Consultant: Gene Burton, 717-524-7018, email@example.com
ISI Skating Coordinator: Alexis Cunningham, 814-244-7415, firstname.lastname@example.org
KSG Director of Events: James J Costello –570-760-0352 Cell or email@example.com
Technical Support Online Registration: Brian Costello – firstname.lastname@example.org
Chief Referee: Jane Reno, email@example.com
Chief Accountant: Michael Elmaleh, firstname.lastname@example.org
Music Coordinator: Bill Bikle
Rink Description: York City Ice Arena has two ice surfaces that are 200’x85’. Competition will take place primarily on Rink #2. Rink #1 may also be used for practice ice and competition, if necessary. Locker rooms will be available. Teams with ten or more skaters will be assigned locker rooms on a first in, first assigned basis. The snack bar will be open during the competition.
Practice Ice: Practice ice may be available depending on the final schedule. If available, a tentative schedule of available practice ice will be sent or emailed with event schedules and will also be available on the WRFSC website at www.whiterosefsc.org
Schedule Of Events: The schedule of events is determined by the total number of entries and by the number of entries in each event. Adult Freestyle will be held Saturday, February 2. Knowledge of the final posted schedule is the responsibility of all entrants and officials. A tentative schedule of events will be emailed to entrants on or before January 21, 2013. Schedules will also be posted on the KSG website and the White Rose FSC site at www.whiterosefsc.org.
Opening Ceremonies/Exhibition Skating Performance: Friday, February 1 at approximately 6:45 PM will be the Opening Ceremonies of the 2013 Games. The event will include a Torch/Flag Skate, Parade of Athletes, the National Anthem, and the traditional ―Ringing of the Bell‖. Athletes should be ready to enter at 6:30 PM. Skate clubs are encouraged to bring their club flag to march behind. Attendance is not required, but is encouraged. There will be an admission charge of $3.00 for children age 6-12, $5.00 for adult age 13 and over, and children under 5 are free.
Skating Party: Following Opening Ceremonies Friday night all skaters, friends, and family are invited to the Pennsylvania Skating Championships Skating Party for music, fun, and giveaways!
Athlete Souvenir Shirts: Athlete souvenir shirts may be pre-purchased for $17.00. You may pick up your souvenir t-shirts at registration or have them mailed in advance (additional cost is associated with mailed t-shirts). A limited number of shirts will be available at competition for $20.00.
2013 STATE GAMES OF AMERICA in Pennsylvania:
The 8th Biannual State Games of America will be held in the Greater Hershey / Harrisburg Area, PA August 4-7, 2013.
Competition Eligibility for 2013 State Games of America Figure Skating Championship are as follows:
Competition is open to all female and male skaters who meet at least ONE of the following guidelines:
- A full-time resident of Pennsylvania.
- A full-time student at an academic institution in Pennsylvania.
- A registered member of a figure skating club in Pennsylvania. The club must be the athlete’s exclusive “contact” within the sport.
- Athletes that have won a medal in their local 2011, 2012, or 2013 State Games Figure Skating Competitions that have received an invitation to the 2013 State Games of America
- An athlete that received a medal at the 2011 State Games of America in San Diego.
- This competition is sanctioned by the US FIGURE SKATING and endorsed by the ISI.
The State Games of America is the property of the National Congress of State Games, which in turn is a member of the United States Olympic Committee. The USOC supports the State Games of America as a grassroots competition that champions the Olympic movement.
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