2018 Perpetual Trophy Winners

William O. Smythe Memorial Trophy
11 and under
2018 - Matilda Gracheva

William O. Smythe Memorial Trophy
12 and over
2018 - Marco Berg

Junior Board Trophy
Highest Technical in the Intermediate FS
2018 - Isleen Pi

Buzz Stark Award
Most Outstanding Beginner
2018 - Romina Rubio

Peggy Stark Award
Most Outstanding Program
2018 - Kourtney Fu

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.

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

Corrections / Changes to Announcement

We apologize for any inconvenience these corrections have caused.  Thank You for your patience.

Area (s)New Requirement / Statement
Beginner / High Beginner well balanced program content:
(Page 14)
Connecting moves and steps should be demonstrated throughout the program
Pre-Preliminary Showcase / No Test Showcase
(Page 23)
Time: 1:30max
Beginner Showcase / High Beginner Showcase
(Page 23)
Time: 1:30max

2016 Scoring and Events Update

Skate La Grande Competition is excited to provide IJS scoring for Levels Pre-Preliminary thru Senior, Adult Gold & Masters again this year.

NEW THIS YEAR: Adult Bronze & Adult Silver Free Skate levels will also use IJS Scoring!  This could be very useful to those adult skaters who are participating in ISU Adult Figure Skating competition in Vancouver at end of August.

Also NEW THIS YEAR, Skate La Grande has added several Basic Skills Events and Coach’s Contests:

BASIC SKILLS EVENTS:

  • Basic Program Snowplow Sam – Basic 8
  • Basic Elements Snowplow Sam – Basic 8
  • Free Skate 1-6 Program Event
  • Free Skate 1-6 Compulsory Elements
  • Showcase Basic 1-8
  • Showcase Free Skate 1-6

TWO COACHES CONTESTS – for the Most Skaters!!!

  1. The three non-SDFSC coaches (coaches NOT from San Diego Figure Skating Club) with the most skaters entered in the competition will receive gift cards as a special Thank You for supporting our competition. 1st Place – $50 gift card, 2nd Place – $30 gift card, 3rd Place – $20 gift card.
  2. The three San Diego Figure Skating Club coaches with the most skaters entered in the competition will receive gift cards as a special Thank You for supporting our competition. 1st Place – $50 gift card, 2nd Place – $30 gift card, 3rd Place – $20 gift card.