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SCNS Fall Skate – November 23rd-24th,2019

2019 FallSkate Announcement

NOVEMBER 23rd & 24th 2019

Queens Place Liverpool

 
ENTRIES AND FEES:

All entries must be done online skatecanadans.uplifterinc.com beginning October 18th 2019 until October 25th 2019  at 11:00 pm with payment at the time of registration by visa or mastercard.

Entry fees are:    

STAR 2  to Gold/Pre Juvenile/Juvenile/Creative Improv/Special Olympic – $125.00 per skater 

Second Event – $80.00

STAR 1 –  $80.00 per skater

Element Event – $40.00 per skater                                                                

Team Event – $40.00 per team

 

*Online payment with visa and mastercard are accepted.

*Late entries will not be accepted. 

*There are no refunds after the closing date of registration. 

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

*If required, Planned Program Sheets are to be included at the time of registration.

 

CanPower Coach Course – October 5th & 6th

Skate Canada Nova Scotia is very pleased to be offering a CanPower Coach Course October 5th & 6th in Amherst at the Amherst Stadium.

John Mattatall will be the facilitator for this very new and exciting CanPower Course, that unlike the old version will be recognize by the Coaching Association of Canada.

If you are interested please contact Jill Knowles asap,  because if the numbers are not strong  SCNS will be reaching out to the ringette and hockey communities on September 16th.

CanPowerSkate Coach Pathway

CanPower Registration Form

National Coaches Week – September 21th-29th



 

Sectionals Registration Information

Sectionals Schedule as of Oct 15

Start Orders

Skaters Entry List

The registration for Sectionals is now open on the Skate Canada New Brunswick website. Click here for more information.

Online Registration Form

Skaters from Nova Scotia are permitted to enter the following events:

  • Pre Juvenile singles, pairs & dance
  • Juvenile singles, pairs & dance
  • Pre Novice singles, pairs & dance
  • Novice singles pairs & dance
  • Junior singles, pairs & dance
  • Senior singles, pairs & dance

Skaters that are registered for Pre Juvenile and Juvenile are also permitted to register for STAR 7 or 9 as well.

Please direct all inquiries to the New Brunswick Section.

STAR Seminar – September 14th and 15th

We are very pleased to have Monica Lockie, the  Skating Development Director from Skate Canada, coming to Nova Scotia September 14th & 15th to review the STAR 1 – 5 program and educate us on the new STAR 6 to Gold that is implemented as of September 1st 2019.

Saturday’s STAR 1 -5 will be for Coaches and Club Executives and Sunday for Coaches and Officials.

A schedule is provided below to assist all clubs in the scheduling of their ice time for that weekend. Hopefully, this will enable coaches and  club executives to attend these very important 2 days of learning.

Please inform Jill Knowles (skatecanadans@sportnovascotia.ca) by September 6th., who will be attending from your club ( Executive Members, Coaches and Interested Persons ) and which day(s) they will be in attendance.

Officials will be contacted separately.  

 

Schedule

 

What : STAR 1-5 Program

When: Saturday September 14th

Where: East Hants Sportsplex

Who: All Club Executives and Coaches

 

9:30 – 9:50 am Sign in

10:00 – 12:00  Classroom time: STAR 1-5 check in, programing, training vs testing, yearly planning

12:-00  – 1:00  pm Lunch

1:00 – 2:50 pm – Ice Time

3:00 – 4:00 pm – Classroom Assessing  – Continuum of Development

4:00 – 4:30 pm – Q & A/ wrap up

 

What: STAR 6 to Gold

When: Sunday September 15th

Where: East Hants Sportsplex

Who: All Coaches and Officials

 

8:30 – 8:50 am Sign-in/registration

9:00 – 10:30 am Classroom STAR 6 – Gold

10:30 – 10:45 am Break

10:45 – 12:00 Classroom

11:30 am: Q & A period

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch

1:00 – 2:50 pm On Ice SKILLS (STAR 6 – Gold)

3:00 – 3:30 pm Classroom

 

 

Riverview Synchro Tryouts

Riverview Eclipse Synchro is excited to be holding tryouts for two teams that will go to NFLD for Regionals this coming season. We are inviting skaters (suggested minimum Star 2) to come to the tryouts on Wednesday, Aug. 14 from 6:00pm-7:30pm and Thursday, Aug 15 from 5:20pm-6:50pm (both days) at the Acadia Arena in Wolfville NS. There is a $50 fee per skater to attend (fee is for both days). The RSVP deadline is Friday, Aug. 2. If you have any questions or concerns please contact our synchro coordinator Gina Benedict ateclipsesynchroskate@gmail.com. Please review and complete the attached registration form. Completed forms can be scanned to eclipsesynchroskate@gmail.com to RSVP. Payment can be sent by e-transfer toriverviewskatingclubtreasurer@gmail.com or paid in cash upon check-in on day 1 of tryouts. Note – a Beginner team will be formed at the start of the regular skating season therefore Beginner Team skaters are not required to attend these tryouts.

 

Doug Leigh Seminar – Mariposa East


Mariposa East is hosting the Doug Leigh Seminar again this summer. August 21st & 22nd for the seminar and 23rd for lesson time.
For registration please contact Angela Coady at heatherclub@hotmail.com.

Seminar Information 

SCNS Marketing and Publicity Committee

Can you navigate the maze of online marketing like Tessa and Scott can twizzle to Moulin Rouge?

Does your writing make people smile like Kaetlyn Osmond when she won the Gold Medal at the 2018 World Championships?

Do your photographs capture the blistering speed of Kurt Browning’s footwork?

Skate Canada Nova Scotia is seeking new people and new skills to add to the Marketing and Publicity Committee. We need parents, skaters, officials and coaches from across the province. Join us to help modernize communication with our membership.

Your commitment: 4 to 6 meetings a year and about 5 hours work a month.

Please email tuttle@chebucto.ca for more information.

Fall Presentation by Skate Canada

As summer has finally arrived in Nova Scotia we are busy with fall planning.

We are very pleased to have Monica Lockie, the  Skating Development Director from Skate Canada, coming to Nova Scotia September 14th & 15th to review the STAR 1 – 5 program and educate us on the new STAR 6 to Gold, that is implemented as of September 1st 2019.

Saturday’s STAR 1 -5 will be for Coaches and Club Executives and Sunday for Coaches and Officials.

A rough schedule is provided below in assisting all clubs in the scheduling of their ice time for that weekend to enable, coaches and  club executives to attend these very important 2 days of learning.

 

What : STAR 1-5 Program

When: Saturday September 14th

Where: East Hants Sportsplex

Who: All Club Executives and Coaches

 

9:30 – 9:50 am Sign in

10:00 – 12:00  Classroom time: STAR 1-5 check in, programing, training vs testing, yearly planning

12:-00  – 1:00  pm Lunch

1:00 – 2:50 pm – Ice Time

3:00 – 4:00 pm – Classroom Assessing  – Continuum of Development

4:00 – 4:30 pm – Q & A/ wrap up

 

What: STAR 6 to Gold

When: Sunday September 15th

Where: East Hants Sportsplex

Who: All Coaches and Officials

 

8:30 – 8:50 am Sign-in/registration

9:00 – 10:30 am Classroom

10:30 – 10:45 am Break

10:45 – 12:00 Classroom

11:30 am: Q & A period

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch

1:00 – 2:50 pm On Ice

3:00 – 3:30 pm Classroom

 

 

 

 

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