Sport Information

Location

Ellenton Ice and Sports Complex
5309 29th Street E
Ellenton, Florida 34222
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Figure Skating Events

Pairs Free Skating Program

  • Senior**
  • Junior**
  • Novice**
  • Intermediate**
  • Juvenile**
  • Pre-Juvenile
  • Adult Bronze
  • Adult Silver
  • Adult Gold
  • Adult Masters

Pairs Short Program

  • Senior**
  • Junior**
  • Novice**
  • Intermediate**

Spins Challenge

  • Senior
  • Junior
  • Novice
  • Intermediate
  • Juvenile
  • Open Juvenile
  • Pre-Juvenile
  • Preliminary
  • Pre-Preliminary
  • Beginner
  • High Beginner
  • No Test

Adult Spins Challenge

  • Adult Beginner
  • Adult Pre-Bronze
  • Adult Bronze
  • Adult Silver
  • Adult Gold
  • Masters Intermediate/Novice
  • Masters Junior/Senior

Jumps Challenge

  • Senior
  • Junior
  • Novice
  • Intermediate
  • Juvenile
  • Open Juvenile
  • Pre-Juvenile
  • Preliminary
  • Pre-Preliminary
  • No Test
  • High Beginner
  • Beginner

Adult Jumps Challenge

  • Adult Beginner
  • Adult Pre-Bronze
  • Adult Bronze
  • Adult Silver
  • Adult Gold

** Indicates IJS Events

Short Program Events (Single)

  • Senior**
  • Junior**
  • Novice**
  • Intermediate**
  • Juvenile**
  • Open Juvenile**

Step Sequence Events

  • Pre-Preliminary
  • Preliminary
  • Pre-Juvenile
  • Juvenile
  • Open Juvenile
  • Intermediate
  • Novice
  • Junior
  • Senior

Introductory Levels Compulsory Events

  • Beginner
  • High Beginner
  • No Test

Compulsory Moves Events

  • Pre-Preliminary
  • Preliminary
  • Pre-Juvenile
  • Juvenile
  • Open Juvenile
  • Intermediate
  • Novice
  • Junior
  • Senior

Adult Compulsory

  • Adult Beginner
  • Adult Pre-Bronze
  • Adult Bronze
  • Adult Silver
  • Adult Gold

Introductory Level Free Skate and Test Track Free Skate

  • Beginner
  • High Beginner
  • Pre-Preliminary
  • Preliminary
  • Pre-Juvenile
  • Juvenile
  • Intermediate
  • Novice
  • Junior
  • Senior

Adult Singles Free Skate Events

  • Adult Pre-Bronze
  • Adult Bronze
  • Adult Silver
  • Adult Gold
  • Adult Masters Intermediate-Novice
  • Adult Masters Junior-Senior

Well Balance Free Skate Programs

  • No Test
  • Pre-Preliminary
  • Preliminary
  • Pre-Juvenile
  • Juvenile**
  • Open Juvenile**
  • Intermediate**
  • Novice**
  • Junior**
  • Senior**

** Indicates IJS Events

Solo Pattern Dance Events

  • Preliminary
  • Pre-Bronze
  • Bronze
  • Pre-Silver
  • Silver
  • Pre-Gold
  • Gold

Adult Solo Pattern Dance Events

  • Adult Preliminary
  • Adult Pre-Bronze
  • Adult Bronze
  • Adult Pre-Silver
  • Adult Silver
  • Adult Pre-Gold
  • Adult Gold

Partnered (Couples) Pattern Dance Events

  • Pre-Juvenile
  • Juvenile
  • Intermediate
  • Novice

Adult Partnered (Couples) Pattern Dance Events

  • Adult Pre-Bronze
  • Adult Bronze
  • Adult Pre-Silver
  • Adult Silver
  • Adult Pre-Gold
  • Adult Gold

Short Dance (Couples Only) Events

  • Junior
  • Senior

Couples Free Dance

  • Pre-Juvenile
  • Juvenile
  • Intermediate
  • Novice
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Adult Pre-Gold
  • Adult Gold

Light Entertainment and Dramatic Entertainment Showcase Events

  • Beginner
  • High Beginner
  • No Test
  • Pre-Preliminary
  • Preliminary
  • Pre-Juvenile
  • Juvenile
  • Teen
  • Intermediate
  • Young Adult
  • Novice
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Adult Bronze
  • Adult Silver
  • Adult Gold
  • Masters

Pre-Free Skate – Free Skate 6 Program

  • Pre-Free Skate
  • Free Skate 1
  • Free Skate 2
  • Free Skate 3
  • Free Skate 4
  • Free Skate 5
  • Free Skate 6

Basic Program: Snowplow Sam – Basic 6

  • Snowplow Sam
  • Basic 1
  • Basic 2
  • Basic 3
  • Basic 4
  • Basic 5
  • Basic 6

** Indicates IJS Events

***All information and competition format is subject to change..

Schedule

Revised Competition Schedule Revised Practice Ice Schedule Group Assignments

Skating order will be posted at the rink on May 18, 2017.

 

Entry Requirements

  1. The initial individual registration fee for ALL skaters is $50.00 per person.
  2. For each non IJS Event, the fee is $50.00 per skater for their first event, and $45.00 for each subsequent event entered. Therefore, an athlete entering 2 non IJS events will pay $145 ($50+$50+$45).
  3. For each IJS events the fee is $70.00 per skater per event. Therefore, an athlete entering 2 IJS events will pay $190 ($50+$70+$70).
  4. Learn to Skate Skaters (Pre-Free Skate 1-6 Programs and Basic Program Snowplow Sam – Basic 6) will only need to pay the individual registration fee of $50.00 for their event. Basic Skills Skaters may choose to enter other events offered in the competition, those events will be $45.00 for each subsequent event entered.
  5. Registration includes an official Sunshine State Games T-Shirt. NO REFUNDS.
  6. The IJS Scoring System will be used for Juvenile and above events in singles free skating, singles short program, and pairs (short and long). IJS forms can be completed online at www.usfsaonline.org.
  7. The 6.0 judging system will be used for all other events.
  8. All applicants must complete an Official Sunshine State Games entry form and Waiver of Liability and submit them by the entry deadline.
  9. All entries must be postmarked by April 19, 2017 or register online by April 23, 2017 at www.sunshinestategames.com
    REGISTRATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO APRIL 27, 2017 AT 9:00AM
  10. Late entries may be accepted at the discretion of the Event Director and must be accompanied by a $50 late fee.
  11. NO registration additions will be taken the day of the event.
  12. Any changes requested after May 1, 2016 are at the discretion of the Event Director and will require a $35 change fee per event changed.
  13. It is the responsibility of the applicant to confirm their registration by visiting www.sunshinestategames.com or calling toll-free 1-866-FLGAMES (866-354-2637).
  14. Age and test level will be determined by April 19, 2017.
  15. Unless otherwise stated in all events, skaters may skate at their test levels or one higher. Skaters may not, however, skate in more than one category of an event except as noted in the dance events.
  16. Skaters who skate both ISI and USFS must use their USFS test level as their guideline in entering events. Skaters who skate only ISI and have not taken any USFS test, may skate at their ISI test level or one level lower to place themselves on a more even and competitive level with the USFS competitor.

Format

  1. All event requirements will be in accordance to USFS regulations. A description of elements, moves, and time requirements can be found under the Elements and requirements tab.
  2. Athletes must check-in with the ice monitor at the ice at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled competition time for each event in which they are competing. Athlete Check-in, where athletes pick-up their shirts and goodie bags, is NOT event check-in.

Elements and Requirements

Awards

  1. Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will be awarded to the first, second and third place finishers in each division.
  2. The Dorothy Dodson Award, named after veteran Figure Skating Judge, Dorothy Dodson, recognizes the highest combined score in the Intermediate Ladies Free Skating and Short Program events. This Award will be presented at the end of competition.
  3. The Elizabeth “Betty” Stark Award, named after veteran Figure Skating Judge, Elizabeth “Betty” Stark, recognizes the Juvenile Girl with the highest points in the Juvenile Girls Free Skate program. This award will be presented at the end of competition.

Sport Rules

  1. This competition will be conducted in accordance with United States Figure Skating (USFS) rules, as per the current rulebook, unless stated otherwise.
  2. This event is sanctioned by United States Figure Skating (USFS).

Practice Ice

Limited practice ice will be available during competition dates and will be included in the schedule. Do not call Ellenton Ice & Sports Complex for practice ice sessions during the dates of competition. Practice ice sessions during competition will be sold online from May 10-May 17, 2017 and limited to the first 25 skaters at a cost of $20 per 30-minute session (Do not include practice ice fees with entry fees). NO REFUNDS. Any time after May 17, 2017, practice ice can be purchased on-site between the hours of athlete check-in.

Please note that NOT all events receive Official Practice Ice. Official Practice Ice is designated based upon final competition schedule, number of participants in the event, and available Official Practice Ice time.

Open Practice Ice Registration

Additional practice ice will be available at Ellenton Ice and Sports Complex the day before competition and can be scheduled by calling (941) 723-3663 from May 10-12, 2017 between 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Practice ice will be limited to 25 skaters / 30 minute session at a cost of $20.00 per 30 minute session. this amount should be made payable to Ellenton Ice and Sports Complex and should be paid directly to Ellenton Ice . Do not include practice ice payments with entry fees. Again, Ellenton Ice and Sports Complex will only handle the sale of practice ice sessions scheduled prior to competition.

Volunteers

The Florida Sports Foundation is always seeking volunteers to help with athlete check-in and running music at the Sunshine State Games Figure Skating Championships. Anyone interested in volunteering should visit the volunteer section of the Sunshine State Games website at www.sunshinestategames.com or contact Michael Washington at (727) 724-3082 ext. 241or mwashington@flasports.com.

Music

All competition music must be on CD and clearly labeled with the skater’s name, event and running time on the side that is to be played. No cassette tapes, mini disc or DATS. CD’s must only have one track per CD in a format that is widely readable by most CD players CD/RW is discouraged. Music must be turned into athlete check-in on the day of competition, and no later than one hour before the skater’s first event. All skaters should have a back-up copy of their music readily available at rink side during their event if it is needed. Music may be picked up at athlete check-in after each event, but only by the athlete, coach or guardian. Athletes may not pick up music for any other persons.

Registration

Contacts

FSF Contact

Amanda Capone
(727) 724-3082 ext. 256
acapone@flasports.com

Event Director

Betty Stark
(954) 345-9948
tstark7635@aol.com