Archive for November, 2012

Nov

21

2012

JOIN US FOR ICETRAVAGANZA – DECEMBER 16, 2012 @ 4:30 P.M. – PICKWICK ICE CENTER. INVITE YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY FOR A SKATING CELEBRATION OF THE SEASON!

CLICK THE ARROW TO PLAY VIDEO PRESENTATION ABOVE!

PLEASE JOIN US FOR ICETRAVAGANZA. ENJOY PERFORMANCES OF OUR LAFSC CLUB SKATERS AND JOIN US FOR SOME HOLIDAY CHEER AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE EVENT! FOR TICKET INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT ICETRAVAGANZA CHAIR, JOAN BYS AT joan_bys@yahoo.com. HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

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Nov

19

2012

TEST SESSION PICKWICK – NOV 25, 2012 11:00 AM – SCHEDULE

        Start Time
  Warm-up     11:10 AM
Kokoro Hirano Pre-Preliminary MIF     11:15 AM
Noela Nari Kim Pre-Preliminary MIF     11:15 AM
Yuuka Hirano Pre-Juvenile MIF     11:23 AM
Madelynn Bruno Juvenile MIF     11:33 AM
Charlotte White Juvenile MIF     11:43 AM
  Warm-up     11:53 AM
M. Andrew Arteaga Adult Gold MIF     11:58 AM
Rachel Reynolds Adult Int MIF     12:08 PM
Lili Mandler Intermediate MIF     12:18 PM
Alexia Hatun Novice MIF     12:28 PM
  Warm-up     12:38 PM
Jordyn Yokoyama Novice MIF     12:43 PM
Jasmine Jafarkhani Junior MIF     12:53 PM
Casey Joy Labrenz Junior MIF     01:03 PM
Chelsey Wang Senior MIF     01:13 PM
  Warm-up     01:23 PM
Kokoro Hirano Pre-Preliminary FS     01:28 PM
Noela Nari Kim Pre-Preliminary FS     01:28 PM
Charlotte White Preliminary FS     01:30 PM
Yuuka Hirano Pre-Juvenile FS     01:32 PM
Madelynn Bruno Juvenile FS     01:34 PM
Cassidy Idenoshita Juvenile FS     01:36 PM
  Warm-up     01:38 PM
Rachel Reynolds Adult Int FS     01:43 PM
Rebecca Beerstein Intermediate FS     01:46 PM
Casey Joy Labrenz Novice FS     01:49 PM
Christyana Nordskog Novice FS     01:52 PM
Lauren Hughart Junior FS     01:55 PM
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Nov

18

2012

DECEMBER 1, 2012 CLUB FREESTYLES CANCELED!

Please note that due to 27th Annual ISI Open Holiday Competition At Pickwick the December 1, 2012 LAFSC Club Freestyles have been canceled. We will hold normally scheduled Club Freestyles the remainder of the month of December.

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Nov

13

2012

PACIFIC COAST SECTIONALS UPDATE – DAY 3 & 4. TEAM LAFSC CONTINUES TO SKATE WELL! CONGRATULATIONS TO AMANDA GELB, ROBERT HENNINGS, ELISE MIDDLETON, YURA MINA, AMANDA GELB, SHOTARO OMORI, DEVIN PERINI AND AJ REISS!

Days three and four of the Pacific Coast Sectionals saw TEAM LAFSC continue to skate well and we again had several more of our skaters stand on the podium and qualify for the 2013 US National Championships in Omaha, Nebraska in January.

In Novice Pairs Elise Middleton and Robert Hennings skated very well and came home with a Gold Medal! Congratulations to Elise & Robert. Good luck in Omaha!

In Junior Ladies, Amanda Gelb finished in fourth place and qualified for the US National Championships. Congratulations Amanda! Lauren Campbell finished the Junior Ladies event in 8th place.

In Junior Pairs, Devin Perini and partner Chelsey Liu finished the event in second place, and AJ Reiss, with partner Jessica Pfund, came in third place. Both Devin and AJ will be heading with their pairs partners to Omaha. Good luck guys!

In Junior Dance, Yura Min and partner Igor Ogay finished in second place. Congratulations Yura! Emily Day and Kevin Leahy finished the Junior Dance event in sixth place overall.

In Junior Men, Shotaro Omori finished the event in fourth place and qualified for the US National Championships. Good luck in Omaha Shotaro! Spencer Howe finished the event in fifth place overall, and Patrick Leahy finished in sixth place overall.

In Juvenile Boys, Joshua Fendi, doing double duty at Sectionals this year, having won the Juvenile Pairs event with his sister Jasmine earlier in the week, finished in ninth place overall.

Overall LAFSC skaters skated very well, and we are all very proud of your efforts! Let’s wish our 2013 US National Championships Team Members the best of luck in Omaha! Have great skates and enjoy yourselves. We’re rooting for you!

2013 LAFSC US National Championship Team Members:

Ella Ales – Juvenile Girls
Don Baldwin – Senior Pairs
Paolo Borromeo – Novice Men
Karolina Calhoun – Juvenile Girls
Jasmine Fendi – Juvenile Pairs
Joshua Fendi – Juvenile Pairs
Amanda Gelb – Junior Ladies
Robert Hennings – Novice Pairs
Lauren Leonesio – Novice Dance
Logan Leonesio – Intermediate Dance
Alexis Middleton – Intermediate Dance
Elise Middleton – Novice Pairs
Yura Min – Junior Dance
Shotaro Omori – Junior Men
Devin Perini – Junior Pairs
AJ Reiss – Junior Pairs
Daniel Samohin – Novice Men

CONGRATULATIONS AND GOOD LUCK IN OMAHA!

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Nov

12

2012

LAFSC SKATERS CONTINUE TO SHINE IN PROVO! DAY 2 OF PACIFIC COAST SECTIONALS RECAP. CONGRATULATIONS TO DANIEL SAMOHIN, PAOLO BORROMEO, JASMINE & JOSHUA FENDI, ALEXIS MIDDLETON, AND LAUREN & LOGAN LEONESIO!

Several of our LAFSC skaters again stood atop the podium on day two of the 2013 Pacific Coast Sectionals!

Congratulations to Daniel Samohin and Paolo Borromeo who finished the Novice Mens’ event in first and second place, with point totals well above the rest of the field! Awesome job Daniel and Paolo! You rocked the house! Also competing in the Novice Mens’ event were Sahmaro Rockhold, who finished sixth place overall, and Darien Weiss, who finished in seventh place overall. Good luck Daniel and Paolo as you head to Omaha in January to compete in the 2013 US Figure Skating Championships! We’re rooting for you to continue your string of strong performances!

Congratulations to Jasmine & Joshua Fendi who stood atop the podium in first place in the Juvenile Pairs event. Great job Jasmine & Joshua! With this win, Jasmine & Joshua will be representing our club at the 2013 US Figure Skating Championships in Omaha!

Congratulations are also in order for Lauren Leonesio who won the Bronze Medal in Novice Dance with partner Quinn Chambers! Yay Lauren! Devin Perini, with partner Anna Li, finished this event in 5th place. Good luck in Omaha Lauren!

We would also like to extend our congratulations to Alexis Middleton who won the Intermediate Dance event with partner Michael Valdez. Congratulations Alexis! Logan Leonesio who won the Silver Medal in Intermediate Dance with partner, Cassidy Klopstock. Good luck in Omaha Logan!

In the Novice Ladies event, Cheyenne Taylor had a strong FS and finished the competition just off the podium in fifth place.

In Intermediate Ladies, Isabella Smith finished the event in ninth place.

After the short program in the Junior Mens’ event, Shotaro Omori is currently in third place, Spencer Howe is in fifth place, and Patrick Leahy is currently in sixth place. Good luck guys! Have a great FS! We’re rooting for you!

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Nov

11

2012

Test Session – November 25 – Update

Hi All, I have just updated the test session list for November 25.  Please note the new start time of 11:00 AM.  See you soon!

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Nov

10

2012

CONGRATULATIONS TO KAROLINA CALHOUN & ELLA ALES! DAY 1 OF PACIFIC COAST SECTIONALS BEGINS!

The 2013 Pacific Coast Sectionals in Provo, Utah began today. The Los Angeles Figure Skating club extends congratulations to Karolina Calhoun and Ella Ales who started the event with a bang! Competing in the Juvenile Ladies division, Karolina and Ella brought home the Gold and Bronze Medals respectively and qualified for the 2013 US National Championships in Omaha, Nebraska. We here at the Los Angeles Figure Skating Club are so proud of your efforts Karolina and Ella. All your hard work is paying off! Congratulations on making the 2013 US Nationals Team. What an achievement! We’ll be rooting for you in Omaha!

Several other of our LAFSC skaters competed today. The following is a recap of today’s events:

Daniel Samohin and Paolo Borromeo currently stand in first and second place after the Novice Men’s short programs! Way to go guys! Also competing in Novice Men are: Darian Weiss (8th after the short) and Sahmaro Rockhold (9th after the short). Good luck to you guys! Have a great long program!

In Junior Dance, Yura Min (with partner Igor Ogay) is currently in 2nd place after the short dance, and Emily Day and Kevin Leahy are currently in 5th place going into the Free Dance! Good luck Yura, Emily and Patrick in the Free Dance!

Cheyenne Taylor is currently in 7th place in Novice Ladies. Good luck in the long Cheyenne!

In Novice Dance, Lauren Leonesio with partner Quinn Chambers are currently in 2nd place after the compulsory dances, and Devin Perini with partner Anna Li are currently in 5th place. Good luck Lauren and Devin in the Free Dance!

In Intermediate Dance, Alexis Middleton with partner Michael Valdez are in first place, and Logan Leonesio with partner Cassidy Klopstock are in second place heading into the Free Dance. Good luck Alexis and Logan in the Free Dance!

In Intermediate Ladies Isabella Smit is currently in sixth place after the short program. Good luck Izzy! Have a great long!

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Nov

9

2012

2013 ADULT MID WINTER WARMUP REGISTRATION OPEN! ENTRY DEADLINE IS JANUARY 17, 2013.

Link To Entryeeze Registration For 2013 Adult Mid Winter Warmup Open Championships! Click here.

We are looking forward to hosting this event again this year, and hope to see you all there!

Once registration closes, we will provide you with further information regarding availability of practice ice, as availability is subject to available ice time.

If you would like to join our Facebook page for this event, here is the URL:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1012171698922759/

If you are coming in from out of town the attached link provides you with area hotels:

https://www.google.com/maps?near=11446+Artesia+Blvd%2C+Artesia%2C+CA+90701&geocode=CSUrhdgfRUM2FRTbBAId3Bn2-CmZ4HspbS3dgDFK7evCUyUrtg&q=hotels&vps=1&f=li&hl=en&jsv=438b&sll=33.887802%2C-118.085346&sspn=0.057001%2C0.099564&vpsrc=0&ei=fqGKUKO3N-ajiALK1oDgAQ”

We had a great time hosting last year’s competition and hope that all you who participated last year will attend, and that those of you who weren’t able to make it last year can join us this time. See you there!

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us!

2013 Adult Mid Winter Warmup Announcement

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Nov

9

2012

GOOD LUCK LAFSC SKATERS!!

Good luck to our skaters competing in the 2013 Pacific Coast Sectionals, November 9-13, 2012 in Provo, Utah!

Ella Ales and Karolina Calhoun in Juvenile Girls;
Aaron Hai and Joshua Fendi in Juvenile Boys;
Isabella Smit in Intermediate Ladies;
Cheyenne Taylor in Novice Ladies;
Daniel Samohin, Paolo Borromeo, Sahmaro Rockhold & Darian Weiss in Novice Men;
Amanda Gelb & Lauren Campbell in Junior Ladies;
Kevin Leahy, Spencer Howe and Shotaro Omori in Junior Men.

Don Baldwin in Senior Pairs;
Jasmine & Joshua Fendi in Juvenile Pairs;
Robert Hennings and Elise Middleton in Novice Pairs;
Emily Day and Patrick Leahy in Junior Dance;
Lauren Leonesio in Novice Dance;
Logan Leonesio in Intermediate Dance;
Alexis Middleton in Intermediate Dance;
Yura Min in Junior Dance;
Devin Perini in Junior Pairs;
Dustin Perini in Novice Dance;
AJ Reiss in Junior Pairs.

SKATE GREAT! WE’RE ROOTING FOR YOUR BACK HOME!

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Nov

3

2012

ICETRAVAGANZA REGISTRATION OPEN! PLEASE SIGN UP NOW THROUGH ENTRYEEZE! ENTRIES CLOSE NOVEMBER 30, 2012!

Please follow the attached link to sign up and reserve your spot! Due to time constraints entries are limited! You must be an LA Home Club Member as well to participate..

Link To Entryeeze Registration For 2012 Icetravaganza.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:

Maximum Performance Times (there is no minimum):

Singles Pre-Juvenile and below: 1:40.
Singles Juvenile through Novice: 2:10.
Singles Junior and Senior: 2:40.
Singles Adult (all levels) 1:40.
Duets: 2:40
Small Groups (3-5 skaters) 4:00.
Large Groups: (6 or more skaters) 6:40

Entry Fees:
$20.00: individual
$35.00: duet
$50.00: 3-5 skater small group (4 minute max)
$60.00: 6 or more skaters large group
$50.00: Pickwick Ice Academy Groups (5 or more skaters)

A holiday theme is preferred.

ADMISSION: Tickets are available on the Entryeeze site as well! $5.00 at the door for children over 6 years of age and adults. 5 years and under are free. If purchased in advance, 5 tickets for $20.00. Tickets must be purchased by December 10, 2012 for the special five for $20.00 offer. Invite your friends and family!

We will be hosting a small gift and cookie exchange at the conclusion of the event to celebrate some holiday cheer! Please plan on staying!

Hope to see you and your friends there!

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