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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!

November 27 2016
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

November 26 2016
Good Luck!: SA skaters at Nationals

​State Team: State Team 2016 for the Australian Figure Skating Championships (Nationals) 2016  here
AFSC website: afsc2016.com.au

November 2 2016
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 here
Panda Challenge (28-30 October): Thank you to all participants and coaches, thank you to all interstate and SA judges, technical panel and volunteers.


October 20 2016
State Team: State Team 2016 for the Australian Figure Skating Championships (Nationals) 2016  here
Nationals (AFSC): Entries due Friday 21 October; see below

State Jackets: order here
October 12 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.)

October 11 2016
State Team: Formal letter announcing the State Team available shortly. Skaters who competed in the 2016 State Championship events are eligible.
State Jackets: order here

October 10 2016
Sunday Results: posted
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.

October 8 2016
SA State Championships and Spring Cup 2016: Saturday results posted
October 6 2016
Further information: For parents/skaters attending State Championships/Spring Cup, here
Change Room allocation: Allocations for synchro teams only, here

October 2016
SA State Championships and Spring Cup 2016:
Order of skating: 
for Official Practices and Competition sections posted on the State Championships page here.
Draw Result here!: (Draw held 1 October, thank you to Stephanie Huot, Reina O'Connor with Desiree Williams, Amy Perugini, and Carli Stasinopolous)
 Congratulations!: Giuseppe Triulcio and coach Richard Laidlaw at the ISU Junior Grand Prix in Tallinn this weekend.

 

 


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

September 27, 30, 2016

Final entry fees due!
Music! CDs are due: 
Please hand in to Nicole Symons or skate school.
September 22 2016
SA State Championships and Spring Cup 2016: New ScheduleThe competition will be held at two sessions on Saturday and two on Sunday. Saturday Schedule here.  Sunday Schedule here.
September 20 2016 
SA State Championships and Spring Cup 2016: Thank you for your entries. Entries are now closed. 
SA State Championships and Spring Cup 2016: The Draft Schedule has been removedan amended schedule which meets rink approval will be ready soon. 


September 13 2016
Congratultions!: Adelaide Ice Magic Mixed Age Synchronized Team and coach Bernadette Mercurio, 3rd Place at the  2016 Sydney Synch Festival 10 & 11 September.

Congratultions!: James Min and coach Richard Laidlaw, 15th Place at the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating in Yokohama, Japan, 8 - 11 Sep, 2016.

August 26 2016
SA State Championships and Spring Cup 2016: Announcement here! Closing date for all entry forms 19 September; closing date for fees 30 September.

August 8 2016 
Well Done!: to the 23 South Australian skaters who competed at the 2016 Crystal Challenge at the O'Brien Group Arena in Melburne 5 to 7 August and to Giuseppe Triulcio and James Min who competed in the Asian Open Figure Skating Trophy 4 to 7 August in Manila, Philipines.

August 4 2016.
Good Luck!: to the 23 South Australian skaters competing at the 2016 Crystal Challenge at the O'Brien Group Arena in Melburne 5 to 7 August.
Good Luck!: to Giuseppe Triulcio and James Min currently in Manila, Philipines, with their coach Richard Laidlaw to compete in the Asian Open Figure Skating Trophy 4 to 7 August.


July 26 2016
SA Skate 2016: Official DVD: now available from the Skate School Office 
SA Skate 2016: Official Photographs: now available from 
Image Lounge
Congratulations!: James Min on achieving your triple axel! 

August Test: applications required now

July 10 2016
Congratulations Aussie Skaters, Synchro Skaters, Adult Skaters, ISA Skaters! Great skating at SA SkateResults are on the SA Skate page 
here
Thank You!: Coaches, judges, offcials, volunteers, parents, rInk management. Your assistance at SA Skate was greatly appreciated.

July 9 2016
Congratulations Aussie Skaters and Synchro Skaters! Great skating on Day 1 of SA SkateResults on SA Skate page 
here
July 6 2016 
SA Skate 2016: Skating Order for Official Practice and Competition, Change Room Allocations and Map posted on SA Skate page here
July 5 2016
SA Skate 2016: Schedule V3 for the Competition and the Official Practices (short Aussie Skate Sync practice added) here 
July 2 2016
SA Skate 2016: Draw Result here and on SA Skate page here
June 28 2016
SA Skate 2016: Skater List (v1) for Draw (Sat 9.30am IceArena) here
SA Skate 2016: Schedule for the Competition and the Official Practices, v2.1 
Please note: the Competition is in the morning of both days (Sat 9th and Sun 10th July); Official Practice for Day 2 is on Saturday afternoon.
SA Skate 2016: 
Official DVD: each skater entered (one per family) will receive a professionally produced DVD of the event. 
SA Skate 2016: Official Photographs: available after the event from 
Image Lounge

June 2016
Congratulations!:
 Stephanie Huot, 5th place in Silver Ladies Artistic and 10th place in Silver Ladies Free Skating at the ISU Adult Figure Skating Competition, Oberstdorf, Germany
Congratulations!: GG, 1st Place in Intermediate Ladies at Hollins Trophy NSW.

June 2016
Disney On Ice Pre-Show: See the Pre-Show on Saturday 11 June 5.55pm at Adelaide Entrtainment Centre and enjoy Disney On Ice Magical Ice Festival at 6pm. Great work by SA skaters this week preparing the Pre-Show with choreographer Sean Abram.

International Adult Figure Skating Competitions: Milan (Italy, 3 Jun) and Oberstdorf (Germany, 13-18 Jun). Good Luck! to SA skater Stephanie Huot competing in these competitions.
May 31 2016

SA Skate 2016: Announcement!
New ISA - ISU International Competition FAQ on the ISA Policies page here
Disney On Ice Pre-Show auditions (closed 23 May): Congratulations to successful skaters. 
Disney On Ice Pre-Show page here

New ISA website!: Great new look and additional content at isa.org.au

  • New ISA - ISU International Competition FAQ on the ISA Policies page here
  • Synchro documents for 2016: first form due 30 June (registration)! Go to the new ISA Synchronized Technical webpage here
  • New ISA 'News and Results' page features SA's James Min and coach Richard Laidlaw! at Junior Worlds: see the new ISA website here
  • New ISA 'About Ice Skating ' page!: SA skater and official Chelsea Skene skating with Team Australia is featured on the new Synchronized Skating page. See the video clip from the World Championships here
  • New!: ISA Rule Changes FAQ - Basic Novice A and B, Advanced Novice. See new FAQ page here

 

May 23 2016
New ISA website!: Great new look and additional content at isa.org.au

Synchro documents for 2016: first form due 30 June (registration)! Go to the new ISA Synchronized Technical webpage here
New ISA 'News and Results' page features SA's James Min and coach Richard Laidlaw! at Junior Worlds: see the new ISA website here

New ISA 'About Ice Skating ' page!: SA skater and official Chelsea Skene skating with Team Australia is featured on the new Synchronized Skating page. See the video clip from the World Championships here
Disney On Ice Pre-Show auditions closing 23 May: See Disney On Ice Pre-Show page here 
Good News!: 
  Large Ice Re- Launch Gala opening! Friday 27th at 7.30pm:  The Large Ice Surface is back and ready to use! 
Thank you: 
to the SA Ice Sports Federation and IceArenA staff, Stars on Ice, and a big thankyou to the South Australian government for supporting ice sports in SA
May 22 2016
New ISA website!: Great new look and additional content at 
isa.org.au

May 11 2016

Disney On Ice Pre-Show auditions are open!: See Disney On Ice Pre-Show page 
here
May 10 2016
Good News!: Large Ice Surface is back and ready to use!
Thank you: 
to the SA Ice Sports Federation and IceArenA staff, Stars on Ice, and a big thankyou to the South Australian government for supporting ice sports in SA.
April 29 2016

New! Synchro Team choices page: Added to Judging & Skating Rules section here
Play by the Rules: Members, trainee judges and coaches, committee members, team and club officials please send SAISA your completed Play by the Rules cetificates to keep on file. Those who haven't started the on-line course or would like to update their certificates go to Play by the Rules and see how easy it is to do the on-line courses covering member protection, complaints handling, child protection and harassment & discrimination.

Large Ice rebuild Nearly finished!

April 12 2016

Page update: Ice Skating Coach page here. Test date page restored here
April 11 2016
New!: ISA Rule Changes FAQ - Basic Novice A and B, Advanced Novice. See new FAQ page 
here
Good News!: 

Large Ice Surface Repair and Recommissioning at IceArenA, Thebarton is starting soon thanks to support from the SA Government:
See media release here 

Further to the note below - the large ice is expected to be available again before the end of April.
Skaters and coaches should be aware the large ice surface is presently undergoing emergency repairs. Because of the complexity of the situation it is not yet clear when the large ice surface will become available again. The small ice is available. No SAISA events have been cancelled as yet. Please refer to the IceArenA website for news updates: 
http://www.icearena.com.au/  This page will also post further advice. Coaches please communicate with the Skate School re practice session arrangements.

Watch the Synchronized Skating World Championship teams of 2016: go to the ISU skating channel here 
Congratulations!: Chelsea Skene on Team Australia (Nova), great skating at the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships, Budapest, Hungary, 8 - 9 April. Team Australia placed  20th  from 26 teams. Follow links on ISU website synchronized skating page here.
 

March 23 2106
Good News!

Large Ice Surface Repair and Recommissioning at IceArenA, Thebarton:
Further to the note below - the large ice is expected to be available again before the end of April.


March 17 2016
Well Done!: James Min and coach Richard Laidlaw at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 14 - 20 Mar 2016 in Debrecen, Hungary. 27th in a field of 38! 
Judges Scores all competitors Junior Men Short Program.
March 11 2016
Good Luck!: To James Min and coach Richard Laidlaw at the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships 14 - 20 Mar 2016 in Debrecen, Hungary.
Follow links to the event on the ISU website singles page here. 



Messenger News Article: about James' World Championships training and the IceArenA repairs here 
 

Good Luck!: Chelsea Skene training in Brisbane with Team Australia (Nova), and then in Belgium in the lead-up to the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships, Budapest, Hungary, 8 - 9 April. Follow links on ISU website synchronized skating page here.
 
March 5 2016
Large Ice Surface Repair and Recommissioning at IceArenA, Thebarton:
Skaters and coaches should be aware the large ice surface is presently undergoing emergency repairs. Because of the complexity of the situation it is not yet clear when the large ice surface will become available again. The small ice is available. No SAISA events have been cancelled as yet. Please refer to the IceArenA website for news updates: 
http://www.icearena.com.au/  This page will also post further advice. Coaches please communicate with the Skate School re practice session arrangements.

March 2 2016
SAISA AGM: Thank you to the many members who attended. The SAISA Board for 2016 is posted 
here

February 26 2016
Nominations are posted on AGM page

February 25 2016
Olympic Trophy Challenge (OTC): At the Olympic Ice Skating Centre, Oakley, Memlbourne. Closing date 11 March. SA Skaters must have renewed their SAISA membership to enter. Entry is on-line. See the Interstate Competition page here for on-line entry requirements. Announcement available here.

February 23 2016
New Synchro Club for SA!: 
The newly formed South Australian Synchronized Ice Skating Club has just completed the major task of creating a new club. They will specialise in the discipline of Synchronized Skating and will also offer 'Theatre on Ice' teams. The teams who have already joined the new club are the Adelaide Ice Magic teams, the Starlights and the Snowflakes. Members are welcome to join these teams or form new teams. Any skater is welcome to join. The club is not based at a rink but will provide practices at any rink as needed. The club has recently affiliated with SAISA. Contact: sasisc@hotmail.com

February 23 2016
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 and is currently touring overseas with the show.
James Min, the current Australian Junior Men Champion is busy preparing to represent Australia in the Junior World Championships 14 - 20 March in Debrecen, Hungary.
Chelsea Skene, selected to compete with the Australian Champion Synchronized Team, is busy training and competing in international competitions before representing Australia in the World Synchronized Championships in Budapest, Hungary, 7-9 April.
Giuseppe Triulcio, current Australian Novice Men Champion, is training hard at the IceArena to compete again in the Asian Open Trophy later this year.
This follows a successful 2015 National Championships campaign for SA skaters and teams who won four gold, a silver and two bronze medals at the championships.

February 19 2016

Membership renewals are due!: Welcome to new and returning members! 
Please see the Welcome Members 2016 letter in the Memberships section 
here
SAISA AGM Reminder29 Feb 2016, 7.30pm at SportSA Military Road, west Beach. Nominations due 21 Feb. Reminder Notice here.

Current Test Feb 22 (Monday) 6.00am
Next Test
: Mar 21st (Monday) 6am - 7am, followed by a monthly Test session of one hour on a Monday morning as listed on the Tests page. Test forms and fees are due 3 weeks before the Test date. Skaters must be current financial members of SAISA to test.


February 7 2016
SAISA AGM 2016: Notice, nomination forms, supplementary information 
hereThe SAISA AGM to receive the reports of the 2015 financil year and to conduct elections to the SAISA Board will be held on Monday 29 February at Sport SA. 

February 5 2016
Good Luck!: Chelsea Skene, SA skater competing with Nova Synchronized skating team in the French Cup, Rouen, France, 5 & 6 Feb. Watch 
here
February 1 2016
SAISA AGM: Preliminary Notice 
here

January 28 2016
New Policies: 
Match Fixing (Betting, Result Tampering and Corruption) Policy. See 'Policies' page. Although it seems unlikely that match fixing will affect ice skating reports of this occurring in other sports is equally surprising. The policy offers sound advice to SAISA members.
Permits and Permissions Policy. See Policies page. Updated Permit forms to use for permits and permissions are on the "Forms' page.

January 26 2016
Diary Dates:
SAISA AGM: February 29 at 7.30 pm
ISA AGM: March 16
SA Skate 2016: July 9 and 10
State Championships and Spring Cup 2016: October 8 and 9
National Championships: Melbourne Friday 25th November to Friday 2nd December 2016

Next Test : Feb tba
Congratulations!: To SA skater Ashley Colliver 8th place in Junior Ladies at the FBMA Trophy in Abu Dhabi January 22-23 2016


January 22 2016
Good Luck!: To SA skater Ashley Colliver competing in Junior Ladies at the FBMA Trophy in Abu Dhabi January 22-23 2016


January 15 2016
Summer Skating Camp (Adelaide): now with 2 international guest coaches! Manon Perron and Spins expert Victoria Stratton: see new flyer 
hereJan 30 to Feb 1 2016, IceArena, Thebarton. Open to all skaters from Aussie Skate to Senior & Adult. Section also for coaches. Flyer here. Further details on the Silver Blades website here; or go directly to the Camp information page here. The registration and online payment page is here

January 6 2016
Congratulations!: James Min, winner of a 2016 SASI Individual Athlete Program Award. See all recipients 
here

January 5 2016
Next Test session: Monday January 18 at 6 - 7 am

January 4 2016
2016 Membership and Test application forms now available.

December 31 2015
Summer Skating Camp (Adelaide) with guest coach Manon Perron: Jan 30 to Feb 1 2016, IceArena, Thebarton. Open to all skaters from Aussie Skate to Senior & Adult. Section also for coaches. Flyer here. Further details on the Silver Blades website here; or go directly to the Camp information page here. The registration and online payment page is here.
Kylie Fennell Summer Camp (Melbourne): 
 South Australian skaters are invited to attend this camp in Melbourne, January 18-20 2016. Entries close 5 Jan. Flyer here. Link to enrol here.
2016 Australian Figure Skating Championships notification of dates: Friday 25th November to Friday 2nd December 2016. (Synch practice commences on Friday 25th, events start Saturday 26th). Venue: O'Brien Group Arena Ice Skating Rink, Docklands, VIC.