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June14 2017
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. 
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June12 2017
SA Skate 2017: Announcement here. Entries due 5 July.
May 12 2017
Notices from IceArenA management:
12 May: skaters must renew their entry for each session, including public sessions

May 3 2017
Warning!: 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

May 2 2017
Disney On Ice Pre-Show : Auditions now open. Go to Activities & Performances page 
here

April 5 2017
Web page updates:
Soliciting v Recruiting
: 5 April, added 'Tampering', 'Promotion' and 'What to do" (
here)

April 3 2017
SAISA Step Sequence seminar pre-announcement: For SAISA member skaters and their coaches intending to compete at Nationals 2017; Increase your step sequence skills, create clusters and sequences, increase your levels: Sat April 22 3-4.30pm off-ice and Sun April 23 8-9.15am.

Hollins 2017: 9-12 June, Sydney. Announcement here
Disney on Ice Pre-Show Pre-Announcement: SAISA are excited to announce there will be an opportunity for SAISA members to audition for the Adelaide Pre-Show Performance, preceding the Disney on Ice Frozen Performance on Saturday, 10 June 2017. Save the date and watch this space for further information in regards to the 2017 audition process.
March 2017

   Watch Figure Skating!
World Championships live-streaming!: Men Singles Free Skate & Ice Dance final Saturday 1 April from 6.20pm (Catch Up TV Sport)
Also on SBS Catch Up TV Sport: Grand & Junior Grand Prix 2016-17, 4-Continents and European Championships.
SBS Figure Skating TV schedule : Saturday afternoons 2.30-3.25pm highlights from Season 2016-17 Figure Skating events. Schedule until April 29 here
March 6 2017
Policy & Guidlines reminders: Check out these guidelines and rules on the Policy page here

  • Please take care at practice sessions: see the Figure Skating Session Etiquette & Safety Rules
  • Please take care on Facebook: see the Social Media Guidelines
  • Please contribute to a Safe, Supportive skating environment: See the Codes of Behaviour for skaters, parents, coaches, officials & committees 

March 1 2017
Thank you attendees: SAISA Annual General Meeting Tuesday 28 February. Board members elected. See AGM page (in About SAISA) 
here


February 25 2017
Nominations received! see AGM page
 
here
February 20 2017
Coach Accreditation Courses: Expressions of interest are now being taken for Level 0 and Level 1 Courses in Adelaide.
To register your interest please email 
robichalmers@hotmail.com the below:
Level 0: yes/no
Level 1: yes/no
Member of (state association):

SAISA AGM: Nominations due today, 20 Feb!

February 7 2017
SAISA AGM: 28th February (Tue), 7:30pm, SportSA. See AGM page (in About SAISA) here

February 6 2016
Representing Australia: James Min (SA) is nominated by Ice Skating Australia to represent Australia and the World Junior Figure Skating Championships in Taipei City 13-19 March 2017: Congratulations!
Adult International Competition Approval: requests from Adult competitors are now due. Forms available from SAISA.

February 2 2017
Casting call Cirque du Soleil are calling for figure skaters. See the Casting Call 
here. The audition experience SAISA provided via the Disney On Ice Pre-show is great preparation for this audition. You must be a high level skater 18 years or older.

January 23 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.


January 17 2017
Test Dates 2017: Posted on Test pages 
here. The next test date is also posted in "Diary Dates" on Home page below. Test applications are due 3 weeks before the Test Date. Applicants must be current financial members.

January 16 2017
Good Luck!: Adelaide Ice Magic Mixed Age Synchronized Skating Team (SA) at the Mozart Cup Salzburg, Austria, 19-22 January, the largest competition in Europe.

January 12 & 13 2017
Congratulations!: Ashley Colliver (SA), 5th Place at the FBMA Trophy, Abu Dhabi! (result 
here); Well Done!: at the Mentor Torun Cup, Poland (results here)

January 6 2017
IceArenA Alert!: Friday 6Jan2017 Figure Skating afternoon practice sesion cancelled due to extreme heat


Jan 5 2017
Condolences: In memory of Alexandros Galanis (d. 31/12/2016), past board member of the Association for many years: SAISA sends its deepest sympathy to long-term member coach Bernadette Mercurio and to her mother and to former SA State Champion George Galanis on the passing of their father and husband.
 


January 5 2017
Memberships 2017: Now due! See Forms or Membership page. Fees remain unchanged from last year (and since 2014).
Good Luck!: Ashley Colliver (SA) at the FBMA Trophy Abu Dhabi, 5-7 January and Mentor Torun Cup Poland, 10-15 Jan.


December 30 2016 
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!

  
December 23 2016 
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 Jan 2017!:
Ashley Colliver (SA) will compete in the FBMA Trophy Abu Dhabi, 5-7 Jan, as well as the Mentor Torun Cup  Torun, Poland 10-15 Jan.


Adelaide Ice Magic Mixed Age Team (SA) will compete at Mozart Cup Salzburg, Austria, 19-22 Jan, as well as the Mentor Torun Cup  Torun, Poland 10-15 Jan.

December 2 2016
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!