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NEW!!!!! STAR 1 – 3 Competition – Kentville. February 17th , 2020.

List of Skaters and Groups





REGISTRATION WILL BE LIVE January 3rd to 10th 2020 at All entries must be completed online through the Skate Canada Nova Scotia Uplifter link.  NO late entries will be accepted. NO refunds will be issued. Entry fees are:


$75.00 per skater for STAR 1

$100.00 per skater for STAR 2 & 3 Free Skate

$40.00 per skater for Element Events

$40.00 Team for Team Events, (only 1 member of the team is to register the entire team)

$40.00 Synchro Elements, (only 1 member of the team is to register the synchro team)


Payment by credit card at the time of registration only. Late entries will not be accepted.  Refunds will not be issued. Entries will be accepted on a first come first served basis, registration will be closed early if maximum numbers are reached.



Rober McCall Memorial Schedule

SCNS Provincials – Amherst, February 22nd & 23rd, 2020

The Amherst Skating Club will be hosting the Skate Canada Nova Scotia Provincials at the Amherst Stadium, February 22nd & 23rd 2020.



REGISTRATION WILL BE LIVE January 17th to January 24th, 2020 at

All entries must be completed online through the Skate Canada Nova Scotia Uplifter link. 

NO late entries will be accepted.

NO refunds will be issued.

All payments are via credit card, visa or mastercard.

All planned program sheets must be entered at the time of registration

 Entries will be accepted on a first come first served basis.

Skaters may only enter one free skate event, one short program or one combined event

This event is the qualifier for the 2020 Atlantic Canada Skating Championships being held in Newfoundland March 27thto 29th 2020 for STAR 5 to Gold and Pre Juvenile to Novice.



Order of Skate STAR 1-3 BMO

STAR 1-3 BMO Order of Skate

Skaters List – Robert McCall Memorial

STAR 1-3 Bedford January 18th Information

The SCNS STAR 1-3 Competition will take place SATURDAY January 18th, 2020. This event will be hosted by the Halifax & Bedford Skating Clubs. This competition will take place at the BMO Centre, 61 Gary Martin Drive, Bedford, NS.

The order of skate and groups will be send out after the Holidays.




Order of Skate

Club, Coach, Parent and Skater Relationships Information

Below is a reminder of best practice when entering into a relationship with a coach.  Documentation, such a contract, always gives everyone a starting point from which to proceed.  The below excerpt and may other excerpts, in regards to our skating world, can be found  at available to all and on the Skate Canada Members site, for everyone with a current membership.


Ethical expectations for various relationships:


Coach and skater relationships


  • Guide and assist skaters in determining realistic goals and objectives in the sport. Avoid making promises or giving guarantees to a skater/team regarding an assessment or competitive achievement.
  • Always maintain the best interests of the skater/team. Place the emotional and physical well-being of the skater/team ahead of a personal desire to win.
  • Respect the influence that a coach can have on a skater/team and never abuse this trust or position of power.
  • Coaches must consider their protection in coach and skater relationships (Responsible Coaching Movement). Be mindful of social media connection and interaction outside of the arena.



Coach and parent/guardian relationships


  • Establish a coaching contract or agreement with your skaters’ parent/guardian in writing.
  • Clearly outline your available coaching services including fees (coaching, assessment, music, competitions, travel/mileage, etc.) and method of payment accepted prior to providing any services as agreed or                 contracted by the parent/guardian (preferably in written form)
  • Work with the parent/guardian and provide information to allow them to make an informed decision about a realistic and affordable course of action for their skater’s development.
  • Issue invoices in a professional manner:
  • Consistent frequency (weekly, biweekly, monthly, etc.)
  • Indicate number of lessons, nature of lessons and fee for each
  • Maintain business records of all lessons, invoices and payments
  • Establish an effective and agreeable way to communicate
  • Ensure to have parent/guardian permission before posting pictures of skaters to social media (personal, club or business).
  • Involve the parent/guardian in decisions pertaining to their skater’s development.
  • If in a team coaching environment, ensure the parent/guardian is aware and agrees with lessons from all coaching colleagues within the team.
  • Respect the fact that a parent/guardian has the right to contract a new coach as a result of a coaching change.



Coach and club/skating school relationships


  • Establish and negotiate coaching contracts in good faith and adhere to their terms.
  • Be accountable for creating and maintaining a positive and safe skating environment
  • Deliver all Skate Canada programs in adherence to the Skate Canada Requirements and Delivery Standards
  • Respect the fact that you are contracted by a club or skating school for a specific time period as outlined in your contract/agreement.
  • Respect the fact that clubs or skating schools may allow coaches on their ice to conduct professional business as it relates to skater/team development.
  • Clubs and skating schools are encouraged to establish a procedure or process for parent education around acquiring coach lessons, as well as a place for coaches to promote their philosophies and               qualifications. Processes must be fair to all eligible coaches and must be approved by club/skating school. Some strategies include:
  • Providing space on a bulletin board, website, flyer
  • Holding a coach information session
  • Allowing skaters to “try out” coaches (have a lesson with each coach)
  • Coach and other skating colleague relationships
  • Create and maintain cooperative relationships with coaching colleagues for the purpose of ensuring a positive training environment for the skaters/teams
  • Refrain from criticizing other coaches or officials (teaching methods, techniques, opinions, assessments etc).
  • Respect the fact that a coach is responsible for the development of a skater/team from the moment that a parent/guardian contracts the services of that coach. Coaching dynamics may vary depending on the                 situation (base coach, discipline coaches, team of coaches). Only coaches involved should be in contact with the skater/team and parents/guardians.
  • In “team coaching” situations all communication must be clear with precise guidelines or parameters for all coaching colleagues within the team.
  • If a replacement coach is asked to work with a skater, the previously scheduled coach must outline a clear and precise lesson plan for the replacement coach to follow.
  • Respect other coaches’ relationships with their skaters and parents/guardians
  • If a coach acquires a skater as a result of a coaching change, the new coach must ensure that all outstanding payment is paid, or payment agreement is in place, to the previous coach(es) and or club(s) of that            skater.
  • Payment must be paid within reasonable satisfaction of the coach and or club.
  • All payment should be paid prior to coaching a new skater.




25 Year Skate Canada Volunteer Pin Awarded to SCNS Member

Skate Canada Nova Scotia would like to congratulations Vance on receiving his 25 year volunteer pin from Skate Canada.

We THANK YOU for the thousands of hours you have given of your time to Skate Canada and Skate Canada Nova Scotia Events.



2020 Skate Canada Challenge Results

Full Results

Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre | Edmonton, AB
November 27-December 1, 2019

Skate Canada Nova Scotia Challenge Skaters

Junior Women – Alyssa Cross – 109.92 24th.                                                           Short Program 36.87 (33rd)  Freeskate 73.05 (20th). 

Pre-Novice Men – Jacob Cote – 74.38 (11th).                                                               Short Program 26.79(13th)  Freeskate 47.60 (10th)

Pre-N0vice Women – Brooke Pennington – 63.90 (40th)                                     Short Program 22.83 (42nd) Freeskate 41.07 (38th)

Pre-N0vice Women – Cate McKee – 59.50 (42nd)                                                  Short Program 26.05 (34th)  Freeskate 33.45 (45th)


Fall Skate Results

STAR9 Women Results – Details

STAR8 Women Results – Details

STAR7 Women Results – Details

STAR7 Men Results – Details

STAR6 Women Results – Details

STAR5 Women U13 Results – Details

STAR5 Women U10 Results – Details 

STAR5 Women O13 Results – Details

STAR4 Girls U13 Results

STAR4 Girls U10 Results

STAR4 Girls O13 Results

STAR4 Boys Results

Pre-Juvenile Women U13 Results – Details 

Pre-Juvenile Women U11 Results – Details

Pre-Juvenile Men Results – Details

Juvenile Women U14 Results – Details

Juvenile Women U12 Results


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