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Apr

10

2014

ANNOUNCEMENT AND REGISTRATION FOR THE 2014 LAFSC SHOWCASE FOR SKATERS IS NOW AVAILABLE! ENTRY DEADLINE IS MAY 16, 2014!

REGISTRATION FOR THE 2014 LAFSC SHOWCASE FOR SKATERS IS NOW AVAILABLE! ENTRY DEADLINE IS MAY 16, 2014! THE COMPETITION WILL BE HELD AT PICKWICK ICE CENTER JUNE 7 AND JUNE 8, 2014.

You may click the Entryeeze link below to register for this event:

Showcase Entryeeze Link

PLEASE BE SURE TO READ THE ANNOUNCEMENT CAREULLY. WE HAVE MADE MODIFICATIONS TO THE ANNOUNCEMENT TO ALIGN OUR COMPETITION MORE CLOSELY WITH NATIONAL SHOWCASE GUIDELINES. ACCORDINGLY, PLEASE READ THE ANNOUNCMENT CAREFULLY TO DETERMINE IF ANY CHANGES AFFECT THE EVENT YOU WISH TO ENTER. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE RESTRICTION PREVENTING A PREVIOUS WINNER OF A PERPETUAL TROPHY COMPETING FOR THAT TROPHY ON MORE THEN ONE OCCASION HAS BEEN REMOVED. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT US!

Here is the link to the announcement:

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We hope to see you there this year to participate LAFSC’s groundbreaking Showcase For Skaters!

We will be hosting National Showcase this year as well, and this competition can qualify you to participate in that event. National Showcase will be hosted by the Los Angeles Figure Skating Club from August 8-10, 2014.

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Mar

28

2014

CALIFORNIA CHAMPIONSHIPS – REVISED ANNOUNCMENT POSTED!

“Please note that there was an error in the announcement for the Dophin/Shark and Sunbather/Beachcomber events. The maximum program time is 1:40, not 1:30.”

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Mar

27

2014

SPRING FESTIVAL OF CHAMPIONS – 4/27/14 4:00 – 6:00 P.M. PICKWICK ICE CENTER

SAVE THE DATE: Spring Festival of Champions Sunday, April 27, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. PICKWICK ICE CENTER

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Mar

21

2014

2014 CALIFORNIA CHAMPIONSHIPS MAY 17-18, 2014. REGISTRATION OPEN! ENTRY DEADLINE: SUNDAY, APRIL 20, 2014! REVISED ANNOUNCEMENT!

Please join us for the 2014 California Championships to held at the East West Ice Palace on Saturday, May 17 and Sunday, May 18, 2014. You may now register for the competition via Entryeeze. Please click the link below to begin your registration process. The entry deadline is Sunday, April 20, 2014.

http://comp.entryeeze.com/Home.aspx?cid=188

Please click the link below to see the Announcement. Please be sure to read the Announcement carefully!

UPDATE: Please note that there was an error in the original announcement for the Dophin/Shark and Sunbather/Beachcomber events. The maximum program time is 1:40, not 1:30.”

REVISED ANNOUNCEMENT LINK:

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We hope to see you there!

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Mar

9

2014

CONGRATULATIONS TO LAFSC ADULT SKATERS!

Congratulations to all our LAFSC adult skaters who participated in the 2014 Pacific Coast Sectionals in Ontario, California. You all were great! Good luck to all of you heading on to the the U.S. Adult Figure Skating Championships in Hyannis, MA this April!

Special kudos to Rachel Reynolds and Michael Rubke who qualified for Championship Round events at the U.S. Adult Figure Skating Championships!

GO TEAM LAFSC!

2014 Pacific Coast Adult Sectional Figure Skating Championships

Results of LAFSC Skaters:

Meaghan Baitel – 2nd Adult Gold Ladies I Light Entertainment; 3rd Adult Gold Ladies I; 3rd Adult Gold Ladies I Dramatic; 10th Championship Adult Gold Ladies

Tracey Lee Brown – 6th Adult Bronze Ladies III FS

Vicki Busch – 4th Adult Bronze Ladies IV & V Dramatic Skate; 7th Adult Bronze Ladies IV Free Skate

Joan Bys – 1st Adult Gold Ladies II & III Light Entertainment; 2nd Silver Solo Dance; 5th Adult Gold Ladies II & III Dramatic; 19th Championship Adult Gold Ladies Free Skate;

Hsinlin Chou – 1st Adult Bronze Ladies II Free Skate

Gary Correa – 2nd Adult Bronze Men IV Light Entertainment; 3rd Adult Bronze Men III & IV Dramatic; 3rd Adult Bronze Men III & IV Free Skate

Lauren Day – 1st – Adult Gold Ladies II & III Dramatic; 2nd Adult Gold Ladies III; 12th Championship Adult Gold Ladies Freeskate

Rachel Duran – 6th Championship Masters Intermediate-Novice Ladies Free Skate

Courtney Elliot – 4th Adult Bronze Ladies I & II Dramatic

Wanda Gelsebach – 2nd Adult Gold Ladies IV & V Dramatic; 4th Adult Gold Ladies IV & V Free Skate; 20th Championship Adult Gold Ladies

L. Dranae Jones – 2nd Adult Bronze Ladies II Light Entertainment; 6th Adult Bronze Ladies II Free Skate

Suzanne Kunstman – 1st Adult Gold Ladies IV & V Free Skate

Jodi Levinson – 2th Adult Pre-Bronze Ladies IV & V Light Entertainment; 4th Adult Pre-Bronze Ladies III & IV Dramatic

Katherine Lincoln – 1st Adult Bronze Ladies I Free Skate; 3rd Adult Bronze Ladies I & II Dramatic

Kelly Morr – 14th Championship Adult Gold Ladies Free Skate

Ann Nagano – 8th Adult Bronze Ladies IV Free Skate; 9th Adult Bronze Ladies IV & V Dramatic

Cari Lee Remy, 7th Adult Silver Ladies III Free Skate

Rachel Reynolds – 1st Championship Gold Ladies ***Qualified for Championship Round at U.S. Adult Figure Skating Championships; 1st Adult Gold Ladies 1 Free Skate

Michael Rubke – 1st Championship Masters Intermediate/Novice Men ***Qualified for Championship Round at U.S. Adult Figure Skating Championships

Lori Stayton – 3rd Adult Pre-Bronze III Light Entertainment

Deborah Wolen – 5th Adult Bronze Ladies II Free Skate

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Mar

9

2014

CONGRATULATIONS TO ROBERT HENNINGS!

Congratulations to Robert Hennings and partner Jessica Lee, who in their first international competition won the Junior Pairs event at the 2014 Challenge cup in the Hague! Robert & Jessica followed up their Bronze medal in Novice Pairs at the 2014 US National Championships this past January with this win. Great job! Best of luck and continued success to both Robert & Jessica as they continue their pairs career from the Los Angeles Figure Skating Club!

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Mar

6

2014

GOOD LUCK TO ROBERT HENNINGS!

We would like to wish Robert good luck as he competes this week on behalf of the United States at the Challenge Cup in the Hague, Netherlands with partner Jessica Lee. Skate great Robert. We are rooting for you!

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Feb

16

2014

2014 MID WINTER WARMUP WRAPUP!

The 2014 Adult Mid Winter Warmup concluded today and we hope that all competitors enjoyed their time with us!

We would like to extend special thanks to all our hard working and all around fantastic officials who graciously volunteered their time and expertise to make this competition possible. Let’s give them all a virtual standing ovation!

Laura Chinnock
Joan Bys
Byron Chan +
Tom Clark***
Julie Gidlow
Carla Golubski*
Jed Hopkins
Wayne Hundley
Stephen Kawalko
Julie Keen
Bryan Keller+
Denise Moore
Joe Sierra
Elda Stilwell**
Morry Stillwell
*Chief Referee **Chief Accountant +Assistant Accountants ***Music

Volunteer Staff:
Phyllis McCain, Competition Chair
Judith Somera-Campbell, Hospitality Chair
Jan SooHoo, Registration Chair
Announcers: Robert Davis, Ashley Roche

Special thanks to East West Ice Palace, Danny Kwan, Miriam Bradley and their stellar staff for allowing us to use their wonderful facility!

We were treated to some truly outstanding and moving performances over the weekend and we hope you came away from the competition with lots of memories, laughs, renewed friendships and hopefully made some new friends. As we close the curtain on the 2014 event, we hope you will consider revisiting with us next year for the 2015 event!

Skate great and continued success with your 2014 competitive season at Adult Sectionals and Adult Nationals!

Attached are the links to the complete results:

2014 Adult Mid Winter Warmup Open Championships IJS

2014 Adult Mid Winter Warmup Open Championships60Results

2014MidWinterParadeofMedalists from SkaterVideos on Vimeo.

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Feb

12

2014

LAFSC HAS BEEN AWARDED THE 2014 NATIONAL SHOWCASE EVENT! AUGUST 8-10, 2014.

PRESS RELEASE!

U.S. Figure Skating has selected Burbank, California as the location of the 2014 National Showcase competition. This event will be hosted by the Los Angeles Figure Skating Club and will take place at the Pickwick Ice Arena, August 8-10, 2014.

We are very proud to have been awarded this this event, and to have this very prestigious event come back home to where it all started.

Please stay tuned for further announcements and opportunites to help out in our of hosting this event! We encourage our members to volunteer your time and talents so we can ensure we have another stellar LAFSC competition.

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Feb

11

2014

US FIGURE SKATING SPRING TRAINING CAMP. MARCH 23, 2014 – EAST WEST ICE PALACE. REGISTRATION CLOSES 2/20/14!

LAFSC CLUB MEMBERS! EXCITING OPPORTUNITY!!

US Figure Skating is hosting a Spring Training camp at the East West Ice Palace in Artesia, CA on Sunday, March 23, 2014. This is the first time USFS is hosting a camp like this on the West Coast. The training camp is geared toward pre-juvenile through novice level skaters. There will also be a coaches track and parent education session. Please visit the links below for more information and to sign up for this great experience!

Registration for the Spring Training Camp is online, on the “Athletes” page of www.usfigureskating.org. Athletes will register via an online form.

The registration deadline is February 20, 2014

The registration fee must be paid in full by credit card at the time of registration.

The capacity of the camp is 80 athletes, and registration will close if these spots fill sooner than the February deadline.

Athletes who register after the 80 spots have been filled, but prior to February 20, will be put on a waiting list and won’t be expected to pay unless a spot becomes available.

U.S. Figure Skating is proud to announce the first Spring Training Camp! This camp is geared towards pre-juvenile through intermediate level athletes working to get a competitive head start prior to the summer competition season. The 2014 U.S. Figure Skating Spring Training Camp is a one-day camp, modeled after the U.S. Figure Skating National Program Components Camp, and will feature elite faculty members selected for their expertise in teaching athletes skills in the program components area. Several current and former Team USA skaters will also assist in coaching. Athletes will participate in on and off ice sessions designed to improve the core skating and performing skills including skills needed to excel in the program components area

General info: http://www.usfsa.org/content/2014%20Spring%20Training%20Camp.pdf

Registration: http://fs12.formsite.com/USFSAIT/form793/index.html

Coaches track: http://www.usfsa.org/content/Coaches%20Registration%20Guide%20Spring%20Training%20Camp.pdf

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