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Australian Figure Skating Championships (AFSC) 26 Nov - 2 Dec, Melbourne
Good Luck!: SA skaters at Nationals
​State Team: State Team 2016 for the Australian Figure Skating Championships (Nationals) 2016  here
AFSC website:
AFSC results page here
AFSC Schedule in brief:
Sat 26th: Synchronized Teams (Mixed Age, Junior & Senior SP), Adult Singles & Pairs
Sun 27th: Synchronized Teams (Junior & Senior FS, Adult, Novice)
Mon 28th: Basic Novice A & B & Intermediate men; Basic Novice A & Intermediate ladies
Tue 29th: Basic Novice B ladies, Advanced Novice SP
Wed 30th: Advanced Novice FS, Junior SP, Dance, Pairs
Thu 1st: Junior FS, Senior SP, Dance
Fri 2nd: Senior FS, Dance

AFSC Congratulations to SA skaters!: 
Adult Master Pairs division:  Lauren Moore & Josef Milano: Australian Champions! 
Adult Silver Ladies 18-35 division: Madeline Swan - Silver Medalist!
Adult Silver Ladies 36+ division: Stephanie Huot - 6th Place!
Adult Silver Men division: Ashley Stuart - Australian Champion! 
Adult Gold Ladies division: Bianca Martin - 6th Place; Jane Kahlbaum - 9th Place!
Adult Gold Men division: Joshua Mercer - Australian Champion!
Adult Master Ladies division: Lauren Moore - Silver Medalist!
Mixed Age Synchronized Skating: Adelaide Ice Magic Mixed Age Team - 4th Place!; Firebirds - 9th Place!; BREAKAWAY - 10th Place!
Adult Basic Synchronized skating: Mixed Company - Silver Medalists!
Basic Novice Synchronized: Adelaide Ice Magic Basic Novice Team - Silver Medalists!
Basic Novice A Ladies (new division): Jasmine Nelson - 20th Place!; Madison Dempsey - 26th Place!; Angelique Gasiorowski - 27th Place!; Place Sarah Chapman - 30th Place!.
Basic Novice B Ladies: Kaitlyn Ineson - 15th Place!; Laura McArthur - 27th Place!; Abby Sims - 30th Place!.
Advanced Novice Men: Tremayne Bevan - 8th Place
Advanced Novice Ladies: Arielle Jennings - 9th Place!; Kiana Castro - 22nd Place!
Junior Ladies: Ashley Colliver - 6th Place!
Junior Men: James Min - Australian Champion!
Junior Men: Giuseppe Triulcio - 
5th Place!
Senior Men: James Min - Silver Medalist!
Senior Dance: India Nette and Patrick Adderley - 4th Place!

DVDs: of State Championships & Spring Cup are available from the skate school office now. Please sign off for your copy on the sheet provided  
Panda Challenge Benchmark results:
in Competitions section 
Panda Challenge (28-30 October): Thank you to all participants and coaches, thank you to all interstate and SA judges, technical panel and volunteers.

SA State Championships and Spring Cup 2016:
States photos: 
posted here
Thank you!: Volunteers, IceArenA staff, SAISF, State Government of SA for your support and assistance to produce the State Championships & Spring Cup 2016. A list of volunteers and credits is prepared here. (Corrections or additions welcome.)

Congratulations!: Lauren Moore winner of the 2016 Abram Family Cup: Lauren is the current South Australian and Australian Adult Master Champion. The Abram Family Cup was presented by Abram family member, Lisa Hester. More about the Abram Family Cup here.
Congratulations!: Jackson Chen winner of the 2016 Dejan Jovanovic Trophy: Jackson is currently in Aussie Skate Free Skate 2 division. The Dejan Jovanovic Trophy was presented by Dejan's sister, Dejana Jovanovic Shaban. More about the Dejan Jovanovic Trophy here.

Sunday Results: posted  Saturday Results: posted

Congratulations!: Giuseppe Triulcio and coach Richard Laidlaw at the ISU Junior Grand Prix in Tallinn 1 Oct 2016.



Congratulations!: Australia's pair skaters Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya and Harley Windsor, Gold Medal at the ISU Junior Grand Prix in Tallinn. View on the ISU Skating Channel

Congratulations!: Adelaide Ice Magic Mixed Age Synchronized Team and coach Bernadette Mercurio, 3rd Place at the  2016 Sydney Synch Festival 10 & 11 September.
Congratulations!: James Min and coach Richard Laidlaw, 15th Place at the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating in Yokohama, Japan, 8 - 11 Sep, 2016.
Congratulations!: James Min on achieving your triple axel! 

SAISA skaters achieving!: 
Jessinta Martin, SA  State Champion Senior Ladies figure skater and regular competitor successfully auditioned last year to join the Disney On Ice shows. Jessinta toured with the troupe in 2015 and has won a contract to tour again in 2016.
James Min, the current Australian Junior Men Champion successfully represented Australia in the Junior World Championships 14 - 20 March in Debrecen, Hungary.
Chelsea Skene, successfully competed with the Australian Champion Synchronized Team in the World Synchronized Championships in Budapest, Hungary, 7-9 April.
Giuseppe Triulcio, became the Australian Novice Men Champion at the National Championships 2015; SA now has two Australian Champion Men. 
SA skaters and teams won four gold, a silver and two bronze medals at the National Championships 2015.

Diary Dates:
Panda Challenge and Artistic Trophy
(Silver Blades Figure Skating Club, SA): 28 -30 October 2016
National Championships: Melbourne Friday 25th November to Friday 2nd December 2016

Next Test: November, Monday 21st (6am - 7am), applications due now & close 1 November

Latest news update 2/12/2016                                                                                        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. Three clubs are affiliated to SAISA: Silver Blades Figure Skating Club Inc represents skaters from the IceArena at Thebarton; Noarlunga FIgure Skating Club Inc represents skaters from the Noarlunga Ice Sports Centre; and the South Australian Synchronized Ice Skating Club (Contact: which specialises in Synchronized Skating and Theatre on Ice offers skating at both rinks.

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