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Diary Dates 2017: 
28th February (Tue), 7:30pm, SportSA
SAISA Step Sequence Seminar: 22 April (3-3.30pm), 23 April (8-9.15am)
Disney on Ice Pre-Show Performance: 10 June (Sat) 

SA Skate: 22nd & 23rd July (Sat & Sun)
State Championships & Spring Cup: 7th & 8th October (Sat & Sun); closing date Mon 18 September

Next Test: Oct 5 (Thursday) 6:15am. Applications due 18 Sep
The Following Test Date: No further planned sessions; apply to SAISA for extra sessions
Nationals: Dec 2 - 8, Boondall, Queensland
ISA Benchmark events 2017: see Diary Dates page
National Calendar 2017: see Diary Dates or Competitions pages
Panda Challenge 2017: 27-29 October

More on the Diary Dates page

Notices from IceArenA management:
12 May: skaters must renew their entry for each session, including public sessions

3 May: SAISA members must not access the emergency stairs (East end of the bleachers), except in an emergency, and may not venture past the music player next to the hockey boxes; rink management permission must be sought if you need to access these areas

Alerts!: Alerts & updates are archived on the News pages
Social Media misuse reporting: to support the SAISA Code of Conduct requirements and assist in monitoring problems of social media misuse, a dedicated SAISA email address has been created:

State Team 2017: The Official State Team list is posted here
Australian Figure Skating Championships 2017 (Nationals): ​Draft Schedule V5 updated 30 October here 
- Further updates and information on the ISQ website here
- SAISA Code of Conduct: all South Australian attendees at the AFSC (skaters, coaches, officials, parents/guardians) are expected to be  familiar with the Code and return a signed copy to SAISA. Copy of the Code highlighting important aspects is here
- State Jackets and SInglets: orders closed for Nationals

Congratulations!: All skaters at the SA State Championships & Spring Cup. Thank you to all volunteers making the event possible.
Winner!: Abram Family Cup 2017, presented by the Abram family at the State Championships to Kiana Castro

Dejan Jovanovic Trophy 2017, presented by Dejan's family at the State Championships to Adelaide Ice Magic Synchronized Mixed Age team

State Championships & Spring Cup 2017 
Good Luck!: Skaters at State Championships & Spring Cup 2017, 7 and 8 October

Date: Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 October, IceArenA, Adelaide
Schedule: State Championships page
Skating Order: result of the Draw on State Championships page 
Skating Components Seminar 2017: held in conjunction with the State Championships
Time: Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 October 1:30pm - 3:15pm
Venue: Actors Ink/Essential Talent Studios, 12-20 Morney St, Adelaide
Presenter: Kylie Yacopetti (ISU)

Attendance: Singles skaters going to Nationals, coaches, judges, Synchro representatives
Flyer: here
Good Luck!: James Min, training in the USA
Congratulations!: SA Ice Sports Federation and Ice Factor on the launch of their new program, Ice Factor Plus! today, 26 September. Ice Factor Plus provides the opportunity for community members who have challenges or disabilities to take part in ice and snow activities on Tuesdays with free entry. Further information here

James Min (SA), 16th Place at the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating 20-24 September 2017, Minsk, Belarus.
Results here:…/season1718/jgpblr2017/index.htm

Congratulations!: Adelaide Ice Magic( AIM) Basic Novice and Mixed Age Syncronized Skating Teams, 2nd Place and 1st Place respectively at the Sydney Synchro Festival 2017. Results here

Congratulations!: James Min (SA) 18th at the ISU Lombardia Trophy, 14 -17 September 2017, Italy, an ISU Challenger Series event for Senior skaters. 
Results here:  

Congratulations!: James Min (9th) and Giuseppe Triulcio (13th) at the ISU Junior Grand Prix of figure skating, Brisbane 24-26 August 2017 
Links to YouTube videos of events and further information here:
Schedule, starting orders and results here


Congratulations!: to the 25 skaters from SA who competed at Crystal Challenge at the O'Brien Group arena, Melbourne 10-13 August 2017. Well Done!
Congratulations!: SA skaters at Asian Open Figure Skating Trophy 2017 2-5 August in Hong Kong:
                               Isabelle Mason: 4th Basic Novice B Girls
                               Giuseppe Triulcio: 6th Junior Men
                              James Min: 7th Senior Men 
Well Done!: Skaters at SA Skate 2017: results here

Congratulations Disney on Ice Pre-Show cast!: Excellent skating, thank you skaters. Excellent choreography, thank you Mr Sean Abram. Excellent organising, thank you Chelsea Skene. Excellent opportunity, thank you Sue Hill and Feld Entertainment. 10 June.
Congratulations!: Stephanie Huot at the ISU Adult Figure Skating Competition 2017 22-27 May in Oberstdorf, Germany:
Silver Ladies 111 Free Skate, 9th Place; Silver Ladies 111 Artistic 11th Place.
Team Australia: Stephanie, front row centre

Web page updates:
Code of Conduct for SAISA: updated on Policies page here
Soliciting v Recruiting: 5 April, added 'Tampering', 'Promotion' and 'What to do" (here)

Congratulations!: James Min (SA). Well done at the World Junior Figure Skating Championships in Taipei City 13-19 March 2017

Congratulations!: Adelaide Ice Magic Mixed Age Synchronized Skating Team (SA) 18th Place competing against 22 other teams from all over Europe at the Mozart Cup Salzburg, Austria, 19-22 January, the largest competition in Europe. Results here. Link to You Tube videos here

    Skaters assembled at Mozart Cup

Congratulations!: Ashley Colliver (SA), 5th Place at the FBMA Trophy, Abu Dhabi! (result here); Well Done!: at the Mentor Torun Cup, Poland (results here)

Well Done!: Kiana Castro (SA), invited to perform her skating program at the Junior Hockey fundraiser, she also won the AFL Footy Challenge segment and performed extremely well in skating skills challenges against the hockey players!
Guest Star!: James Min (SA), 2016 Australian Junior Men Champion and Australian Senior Men Silver Medalist will be the featured skater at Ice Park Christmas Spectacular in Phnom Phen, Cambodia, 24-25 Dec 2016

Congratulations!: India Nette (SA) and Patrick Adderley (NSW); they competed in Senior Dance at the Volvo Open Cup (Riga) and then at the Ice Star (Minsk, Belarus) recently each time achieving a personal best. Well Done!

Representing Australia in 2017:
James Min (SA), World Junior Figure Skating Championships, Taipei City, 13-19 March 2017

Ashley Colliver (SA), FBMA Trophy Abu Dhabi, 5-7 Jan, and Mentor Torun Cup  Torun, Poland 10-15 Jan;

Adelaide Ice Magic Mixed Age Team (SA); Mozart Cup Salzburg, Austria, 19-22 Jan

Latest news update 14/11/2017                                                                                        Member Login

 photography: Brett Cousins

South Australian Ice Skating Association Inc (SAISA) is the peak body for all disciplines of figure skating in South Australia - Single Skating, Pair Skating, Ice Dance, Synchronized Skating, Solo Dance and Theatre on Ice - for all skaters from beginners to Olympic Champions. SAISA conducts figure skating competitions, championships and tests in ice skating throughout the year. Four clubs are affiliated to SAISA: Silver Blades Figure Skating Club Inc Noarlunga Figure Skating Club Inc , South Australian Synchronized Ice Skating Club Inc, and BREAKAWAY Synchronized Skating.

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