Congratulations to the club’s skaters who competed recently at the 2017 Pacific Coast Adult Sectional Figure Skating Championships in Burbank.
- Autumn Allison, 3rd Adult Silver Ladies IV, 3rd Adult Silver Ladies Dramatic IV, 3rd Adult Silver Ladies Light Entertainment III
- Kori Austera, 1st Adult Bronze Ladies I
- Brian Hemenway, 2nd Championship Adult Silver Men, 3rd Adult Silver Men, 1st Adult Bronze Men Solo Dance, 1st Adult Silver Men Light Entertainment
- Brandy Lokken, 7th Championship Adult Gold Ladies
- Yulia McCall, 2nd Adult Bronze Ladies II
- Kelly Morr, 5th Championship Adult Gold Ladies
- Elizabeth Palomeque, 1st Adult Bronze Ladies II, 2nd Adult Bronze Ladies Dramatic III, 2nd Adult Bronze Light Entertainment II
- Mikey Tongko-Burry, 1st Adult Silver Men
Governing council is the annual meeting of all the clubs that make up US Figure skating. It is held once a year and the clubs ratify the decisions of US Figure Skating committees and Board as well as receiving reports from various groups. It is interesting to see how the organization works.
Based on our membership size, SMISC is allowed 7 delegates to governing council, who will be voting on various issues. Board members normally attend, but any club member in good standing is welcome to apply.
The dates are May 3-7, and will be in Colorado Springs. The delegates bear the cost of attending (airfare, hotel and food), but some reimbursement of funds is generally available to help offset the costs. You may also attend as an observer, but we would not reimburse for that. The delegates will be expected to blog their experiences daily to share with the club on the daily activities. This experience will be more work than leisure time.
There are some workshops and sectional club meetings, but most of the time will be spent in the general session, listening to reports and voting on various actions that come up. It is serious work, but satisfying if you care about ice skating and have an interest in the sport on a national level.
If you wish to attend, the Board will be happy to consider your request.
We will ask:
· Why do you want to attend governing council?
· Have you attended before as a delegate or observer?
· What would you hope to gain from attending?
· What can you bring back to the club from attending?
You can find additional information on the Governing Council web site.
Congratulations to Nina and Alysa on their performances at the 2017 US Figure Skating Championships in Kansas City. We are so proud of you.
Nina Ouellette, Junior Ladies, 6th
Alysa Liu, Novice Ladies, 4th
You can find the complete results here.
Congratulations to all of the club’s skaters who competed at the 2017 Pacific Coast Sectional Figure Skating Championships in Salt Lake City, Utah:
Camille Bardy, 7th Juvenile Pairs
Nathan Grundhofer, 6th Junior Pairs
Colin Johnston, 7th Juvenile Pairs
Sami Lew, 12th Senior Ladies
Alysa Liu, 2nd Novice Ladies
Laz Lune, 8th Juvenile Boys
Nina Ouellette, 3rd Junior Ladies
Mark Sadusky, 3rd Novice Pairs
Alice Yang, 11th Junior Ladies
See the membership page for information about the different memberships the club offers. You can click here to complete the easy to follow on-line membership process. Hard copies of the forms including the waiver/liability form can be found here.
As a reminder digital copies of the current Rulebook are available for download under the Technical Tab on the US Figure Skating site which you can reach by clicking here and the Directory can be accessed on the members only site http://www.usfsaonline.org/.
The Honor Roll for the 2014 – 2015 membership season is now available here. We have included our graduating high school seniors, Class of 2015. If you are not on the list it is because we could not confirm your information in time. Please contact Lisa Erle if you need to be added to our list.
Congratulations to all of the St. Moritz Ice Skating Club skaters competing at the 2013 Synchronized National Championships in Michigan! In honor of Synchro Nationals our featured skater article is written by Devin Wang. Devin started skating with the Silver Stars in Dublin and is now competing with the Haydenettes at the Senior level nationally and internationally. Check out her article by clicking here. Thank you for your story Devin!
Did you know that St Moritz is now a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization? This means that any donations you make to the club are tax deductible to you. We have updated our donationpage to explain the various giving opportunities that are available. We also now accept donations via Google checkout so you can give using your credit card. Thanks for helping your club and your fellow members.