Updates / Come Prepared

Please read carefully so you are prepared for success this year.

Due to new SafeSport requirements, we are UNABLE to provide locker/changing rooms at this year’s competition.  Please come dressed for your event as restroom space is not for changing.

Please renew/apply for 2018-19 club memberships ASAP (thru your home skating club) because competition goes thru July 1st and 2018-19 membership will be required to compete.

We welcome and need VOLUNTEERS for a successful competition.  Please consider signing up at SingupGenius.

Correction to High Beginner event: Max. 2 spins: Two upright spins, change of foot optional, no flying entry, Min.3 revolutions.

2018 Registration System is OPEN

2018 Skate La Grande competition dates are June 29th – July 1st.  The registration system (EntryEeze) for 2018 Skate La Grande is now open!

It is IMPERATIVE that all skaters renew/apply for your Club/U.S. Figure Skating or Learn-To-Skate (LTS) 2018-19 memberships before the close of entries or as close thereafter as possible, because of the dates of this year’s competition cross over the 2017-18 U.S. Figure Skating & LTS membership expiration date of June 30, 2018. You will NOT be able to compete without BOTH a current 2017-18 & 2018-19 season’s membership!

Need volunteers for Local Organizing Committee

Each year the SDFSC calls upon our members to volunteer and make our annual competition successful for both the club and the competitors. This year that will happen again, but first the planning has started and needs your help.

We are looking for volunteers to join the Local Organizing Committee for our Skate La Grande competition! The competition will run June 29-July 1, 2018.

We are looking for volunteers to help organize (experience a plus) the following areas:

  • Sponsorship
  • Catering
  • Volunteer Organizer

Please email us back if you have an interest in helping out!

SLG Chair
Jami Macleod
Chair@SkateLaGrande.org

2017 Perpetual Trophy Winners

William O. Smythe Memorial Trophy
11 and under
2017 - Kira Shiau

William O. Smythe Memorial Trophy
12 and over
2017 - Emily Meyer

Junior Board Trophy
Highest Technical in the Intermediate FS
2017 - Megan Estanol

Special Skaters Award
2017 - Sophie Demos

Clarification: Introductory Levels Free Skate Program

U.S. Figure Skating Nonqualifying Competitions

EVENT: Introductory Levels Free Skate Program

General event parameters:

  • Skaters will skate to the music of their choice.
  • Level will be determined by the highest free skate test passed. Skaters may compete at the highest level they have passed, or skate up to one level higher.
  • Minimum number of spin revolutions are in parentheses following the spin description. Revolutions must be in position.
Level Jumps Spins Step Sequences Qualifications
Beginner

1:40 Maximum

Max. 5 jump elements:

Jumps with no more than one-half rotation (front to back or back to front).
Max. 2 jump sequences
Max. 2 of any same jump

Max. 2 spins:

Two upright spins, no change of foot, no flying entry (Min. 3 revolutions)

Connecting moves and steps should be demonstrated throughout the program Skaters may not have passed tests higher than U.S. Figure Skating Learn to Skate USA free skating badge tests
High Beginner

1:40 Maximum

Max. 5 jump elements:

Jumps with no more than one-half rotation (front to back or back to front including half-loop)
Single rotation jumps: Salchow and toe loop only.
Max. 2 jump combinations or sequences.
Max. 2 of any same type jump.

Max. 2 spins:

Two upright spins, change of foot optional, no flying entry (Min. 3 revolutions)

Connecting moves and steps should be demonstrated throughout the program Skaters may not have passed tests higher than U.S. Figure Skating Learn to Skate USA free skating badge tests

2017 Registration System is OPEN

2017 Skate La Grande competition dates are June 30th – July 2nd.  The registration system (EntryEeze) for 2017 Skate La Grande is now open!

The competition includes:

  • IJS scoring for Levels Pre-Preliminary thru Senior, Adult Bronze thru Gold & Masters
  • Icemen Designated Competition
  • New events this year:  Jumps, Spins, and Interpretive

IMPORTANT: Please register your spot in the competition by May 29th.  As soon as your figure skating club makes 2017-18 memberships available please renew.  Valid 2017-2018 membership will be required and verified to compete on July 1st & 2nd.

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