Sport Information

Location

Panthers IceDen
3299 Sportsplex Drive
Coral Springs, Florida 33065
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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 Beginner
  • Adult Pre-Bronze
  • Adult Bronze
  • Adult Silver
  • Adult Gold

Jumps Challenge

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

Test Track Free Skate – Introductory through Senior levels

  • Beginner
  • High Beginner
  • Pre-Preliminary
  • Preliminary
  • Pre-Juvenile
  • Juvenile
  • Open 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

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

** Indicates IJS Events

Compulsory Moves Events

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

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 Preliminary
  • 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

Solo Showcase/Spotlight Light Entertainment

  • Basic
  • Bronze
  • Silver
  • Gold
  • Platinum
  • Adult Bronze
  • Adult Silver
  • Adult Gold

Solo Artistic/Spotlight Dramatic (Co-ed Event)

  • Bronze
  • Silver
  • Gold
  • Platinum
  • Adult Bronze
  • Adult Silver
  • Adult Gold

Free Skate 1-6 Program Event

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

Basic Program Event: Snowplow Sam – Basic 8

  • Snowplow Sam 1-3
  • Basic 1
  • Basic 2
  • Basic 3
  • Basic 4
  • Basic 5
  • Basic 6
  • Basic 7
  • Basic 8

** Indicates IJS Events

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

Schedule
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. Basic Skills Skaters (Free Skate 1-6 Programs and Basic Program Snowplow Sam – Basic 8) 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 13, 2016 or register online by April 17, 2016 at www.sunshinestategames.com
  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 13, 2016.
  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 will be available online at www.sunshinestategames.com.
  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 2016 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 Panthers IceDen for practice ice sessions during the dates of competition. Practice ice sessions during competition will be sold online from May 4-May 11, 2016 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 11, 2016, 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.

Additional practice ice will be available at Panthers IceDen from May 10-12, 2016. Please click the link below to register for these sessions as registration is only available online or in person. Practice ice may not be purchased over the phone.

Panthers IceDen Practice Ice sessions SSG Practice Ice Schedule Open Practice Ice Registration
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

Michael Washington
(727) 724-3082 ext. 241
mwashington@flasports.com

Event Director

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