Keystone State Games, Inc. & Premier Amateur Sports, LLC.
in cooperation with the White Rose Figure Skating Club welcomes you to the
27th Annual Pennsylvania Skating Championships
OVER 300 ATHLETES ALREADY REGISTERED!
SKATING CHAMPIONSHIP UPDATE: REGISTRATION WILL REMAIN OPEN FOR THE 2014 PA SKATING CHAMPIONSHIP UNTIL 11:59PM ON MONDAY JANUARY 13, 2014
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 2015 State Games of America
Location: York Ice Arena, 941 Vander Ave., York, PA 17403 Phone: 717-848-1084
Dates: February 7-9, 2014
Competition Eligibility: This competition is sanctioned by U.S. FIGURE SKATING and endorsed by the ISI.
Competition is open to all female and male skaters who are Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Washington D.C., Ohio, and West Virginia residents of eligible athletic status. Skaters must also be in good standing with either the U.S. FIGURE SKATING or the ISI. Age and test status as of January 3, 2014 determines skater’s level. U.S. FIGURE SKATING skaters may compete at their passed and registered freestyle test levels or one level higher. Individual members of the U.S. FIGURE SKATING who are registered with the ISI are eligible to compete in accordance with the ISI/U.S. FIGURE SKATING joint statement policy. U.S. FIGURE SKATING adults over age 21 who have passed the bronze test may compete in Freestyle 3.
Entry Fee: First event fee is $85, Additional events are $30 each. Once the registration has been completed, skaters will not be allowed to enter additional events, unless the athlete completes an additional registration and pays an additional first event fee.
Entry Deadline: SKATING CHAMPIONSHIP UPDATE: REGISTRATION WILL REMAIN OPEN FOR THE 2014 PA SKATING CHAMPIONSHIP UNTIL 11:59PM ON MONDAY JANUARY 13, 2014
U.S. FIGURE SKATING Competition and Standards: U.S. FIGURE SKATING competition will be held Friday and Saturday, February 7-8, 2014, and will include Free Skate, Artistic, Showcase, Solo Dance, Compulsory Moves, Pro Am Dance, Basic Skills and Competitive Test Track. Adult Free Skate will be held Saturday, February 8. The 2014 U.S. FIGURE SKATING Rule Book will govern the competition. The 6.0 judging system will be used.
U.S. 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 U.S. FIGURE SKATING rules.
ISI Competition and Standards: ISI competition is for all levels of achievement and will be held Saturday and Sunday, February 8-9, 2014. Events include Freeskating, Footwork, Spotlight, Jump and Spin, Compulsory Moves, Stroking, Synchronized, Ensemble and Production Team Events.
ISI Coaches are required to register for Judges Credentials prior to competition.
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 U.S. FIGURE SKATING club with the most points in all U.S. 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.
Competition Chair & U.S. Figure Skating Coordinator: Rose Yingling, 717-793-0386, firstname.lastname@example.org
ISI Skating Coordinator: Barbara Gahagen 724-205-8611, BGahagen@verizon.net
Chief Referee: Diana Wisner, email@example.com
Chief Accountant: Maxine Ganter
Music Coordinator: Bill Bikle
KSG Director of Events: James J Costello –570-760-0352 Cell or firstname.lastname@example.org
Technical Support Online Registration: Brian Costello – email@example.com
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. A tentative schedule of available practice ice will 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 8. A tentative schedule of events will be posted on the White Rose FSC site at www.whiterosefsc.org on or before January 24, 2014.
Opening Ceremonies/Exhibition Skating Performance: Friday, February 7 at approximately 6:45 PM will be the Opening Ceremonies of the 2014 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 not be an admission charge for the Opening Ceremonies.
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!