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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.

December 23 2015
Kylie Fennell Summer Camp: 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.

December 5 2015
2015 Australian Figure Skating Championships: Results and Judges scores at:

Placings for South Australian Skaters:
Mixed Age Synchronized Teams: Adelaide Ice Magic 3rd Place (Bronze Medal!), Silver Blades SpinFx: 5th Place
Basic Novice Synchronized Teams: Adelaide Ice Magic 1st Place (Gold Medal!)Australian Champions!
Adult Gold Ladies: Bianca Martin 3rd Place (Bronze Medal!)
Adult Master Ladies: Lauren Moore 1st Place (Gold Medal!) Australian Champion!
Adult Silver Ladies: Tamasin Mildren 2nd Place (Silver Medal!), Madeline Swan 7th Place, Stephanie Huot 9th Place, Malou van Zantan 13th Place.
Senior Synchronized Teams: Adelaide Ice Magic Senior 5th Place
Primary Men: Richard Zilincik 4th Place
Primary Ladies: Isabelle Mason 10th Place, Kaitlyn Ineson 16th Place, Kiana Castro 18th Place, Laura McArthur 19th Place
Intermediate Ladies: G G 10th Place
Novice Ladies: Arielle Jennings 17th Place
Novice Men: Giuseppe Triulcio 1st Place (Gold Medal!) - Australian Champion!, Tremayne Bevan 6th Place
Junior Ladies: Ashley Colliver 16th Place
Junior Men: James Min 1st Place (Gold Medal!) - Australian Champion!, Giuseppe Triulcio 6th Place
Senoir Ladies: Harmonie Wong Withdrawn
Chelsea Skene , SAISA member, seconded to Nova Senior synchronised skating team from Queensland, 1st Place (Gold Medal), Australian Champions.

November 28 2015
2015 SA State Team members in Messenger article: 
Weekly Times Messenger 25 Nov 2015

2015 Australian Figure Skating Championships: Schedule of events summary
Saturday 28th: Adult Divisions - Ladies Gold, Elite, Master & Men Silver. 
Synchronized - Mixed Age, 
Basic Novice, Advanced NoviceAdult, Junior & Senior Short Programs.
Sunday 29th: Adult Silver Ladies; Synchronized - Junior & Senior Free Skate.

Monday 30th: Intermediate Ladies, Ice Dance Pattern Dances; Primary/Intermediate Men, Novice Ladies Short Programs.
Tuesday 1st:  Primary Ladies, Novice Men Short Programs, Novice Ladies Free Skate.
Wednesday 2nd: Ice Dance Free Dance Primary & Novice; Junior Ladies Short Programs, Pairs Junior & Senior Short Programs, Novice Men Free Skate.
Thursday 3rd: Ice Dance Junior & Senior Short Dance, Junior Men & Ladies Free Skate, Senior Men & Ladies Short Programs.
Friday 4th: Ice Dance Junior & Senior Free Dance, Senior Men & Ladies Free Skate.
2015 Australian Figure Skating Championships: Results
November 27 2015
Coaching Accreditation course: expressions of interest are now due for the final Level 0 course for this year (20 Dec). See coaching page 
2015 Australian Figure Skating Championships: Penrith Ice Palace, NSW, November 28th to December 4th, 2015. 
Good Luck to all skaters!

October 23 2015 
Congratulations!: To Harmonie Wong, senior skater and synchronized team member for winning the Sporting Excellence award in Study Adelaide's 2015 International Student Awards. Harmonie is pictured here (on left) after recieving her award from the Governor of South Australia, His Excellency the Honourable Mr Hieu Van Le AO at Government House on Friday 23 November
2015 Panda Challenge and Artistic Trophy: at the IceArena, Thebarton, Adelaide, Friday 6 - Sunday 8 November. Further details on the Silver Blades Figure Skating Club website 
here. Good Luck to all skaters.

October 22 2015
2015 SA State Team: The State Representatives for the 2015 Australian Figure Skating Championships are announced. See State Team page 

October 11 2015
Australian Figure Skating Championships 2015: Penrith Ice Palace, NSW, November 28th to December 4th, 2015. 

Australian Master Games 2015 (Oct 8-10)-Figure Skating: Congratulations to skaters and coaches! Great skating, very inspiring! Thank you to Silver Blades Figure Skating Club, SAISA and Ice Skating Australia. Thank you to the local and interstate judges and officials and to all the other marvellous volunteers who helped at the three days of figure skating. Thank you to the Australian Masters Games organisers: the skaters were so pleased to be able to take part in this event.

September 21 2015
Congratulations to: all skaters and coaches; well done!
Thank you to: our interstate guests for adding to the competition. 
Thank you to: our judging and techical panel of SA Officals and interstate guest Sharon Gaylard. 

Thank you to: all our volunteers; your cheerful assistance was invaluable.   
Resultsare posted on the States & Spring Cup Results page here
State Champions: posted on State Champions page here
Congratulations to: James Min, winner of the
 Abram Family Cup
Congratulations to: Giuseppe Triulcio winner of the Dejan Jovanovic Trophy
Thank you to: Giuseppe Triulcio for performing an amazing special skate as a memorial to former SA Champion skater, Dejan Jovanic, who sadly passed in 2006.

September 19 2015
SA STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS & SPRING CUP 2015:  All the best in the competition. A special welcome to interstate guests.
Results: will be posted on the States & Spring Cup Results page here
September 18 2015
Skate Order for Sunday Offcial Practice here
Skate Order for Sunday Competition here

September 17 2015
Latest Schedule is here!  N.B.: now V2,17/9/2015 (Adult Copper warm-up group changed for Sunday competition)
Skate Order for Saturday Offical Practice here (V3)
Skate Order for Saturday Competition here (V3)

September 14 2015
Revised Test Session times:

October Test: Sun 18 Oct 7:45am - 9:45am Note: revised time!
November Test: Sun 15 Nov 7:45am - 9:45am Note: revised time!

September 12 2015

September 9 2015

Entry list updated after tests/qualifiers, here!

September 7 2015
Latest Schedule is here!

September 3 2015
SA STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS & SPRING CUP 2015:  Entries are now closed. Thank you for your entries.

Entry List here!

September 1 2015
Good Luck!: To SA skater James Min and his coach, Richard Laidlaw, at the 2015 ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure SKating in Colorado Springs, 2 - 6 September, USA.

August 24 2015

Congratulations!: Jessinta Martin, Senior SA skater and inaugeral Abram Family Cup winner (2008), on your selection by Disney On Ice  to join the troupe travelling to the USA, Canada and Peurto Rico in 2015 and 2016. Well done!
Level 0 Accreditation Course: Sunday 6th September at IceArena, Thebarton, 10.00am - 6.00pm. 
Anyone interested in taking the course should email Robi Chalmers for an application:
Applicants must be 14 years of age and have passed their ISA Preliminary Test.

August 2015
Well done skaters! at the Asian Open Trophy 2015 in Bangkok, James Min 7th in Junior Men and Giuseppe 3rd in Advanced Novice Men.
Well done skaters! at Crystal Challenge 2015 in Melbourne.

August 5 2015
New SAISA Policy!: Grievance Policy and Grievance Procedure. Available on Policies page here
Good Luck!: To SA skaters competing in the Crystal Challenge in Melbourne 7 - 9 August.

August 4 2015
Good Luck!: To Giuseppe Triulcio and James Min and their coach Richard Laidlaw, all from SA, competing at the Asian Open Trophy in Bankok this week (5-8 August)See about this event on the ISU website here

July 28 2015
SA STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS & SPRING CUP 2015:  Announcment on State Championships page here

SA SKATE 2015:
July 19 2015: Sunday Results posted here
July 18 2015:Saturday Results posted here
July 17 2015: 
Updated Schedule version 2e (inlcudes Senior singles in the Official Practice) here

July 16 2015
SA SKATE 2015: Updated Schedule, version 2d (minor editing and addition Senior SP) posted on SA Skate page here  

July 12 2015
SA SKATE 2015: Skate Order (after draw) posted on SA Skate page 

July 3 2015
SA SKATE 2015: Schedule posted on SA Skate page 

July 1 2015
Winter Wonderland Shows: weekly performer lists added here. Page updated 1 Jul.
Show times are 2.30pm till 2.45pm each weekend day. For further instructions go to Winter Wonderland page here

June 30 2015
Winter Wonderland Shows: weekly performer lists added here. Page updated.

June 29 2015
Interstate Competition page: updated intstructions here
State Jacket Order Forms 2015: added to Forms page

June 28 2015
Winter Wonderland Shows: weekly performer lists added 

June 14 2015
Congratulations! To SAISA President Reina O'Connor on being awarded the Robyn Chaplin OAM Award recently by the SA Olympic Committee. This award, in memory of Robyn Chaplin OAM, was presented for the first time in 2006 and it is awarded to a nominated  Administrator or Official of SAOC affiliated sports, who has brought credit to their organisation both through their work and attitude.

June 11 2015
Disney On Ice Pre-Show: 20 SAISA skaters will appear in the Pre-Show to the main performance on Saturday 13th June at the Entertainmnat Centre. The Pre-Show starts at 5.55pm. 

Disney on Ice 2015 'Dare to Dream':  Friday 12 - Sunday 14 June, Adelaide Entertainment Centre 

June 5 2015

Vale Audrey Hillary (d.29/5/2015)
The Board and Members of the South Australian Ice Skating Association are saddened by the passing of Audrey. A well-respected volunteer, Past-President and Honorary Life Member. Our deepest condolences to Truce-Anne and family.

June 3 2015

New SAISA Policies: Fundraising; Individual Sponsorship, Rink Etiquette and Safety Rules. Available on Policies page here

May 31 2015
Good Luck!: To SA skaters competing at Hollins Trophy (Sydney) over the June long week-end.
Rule updates: ISA Rules: 'Adult Singles Competition Elements'; 'Changes to Preliminary and Elementary Free Skate'. See ISA website here

May 19 2015
A reminder the Disney on Ice Pre-Show auditions close THIS SUNDAY. SAISA Members from age 5 upwards and of any skating level are encouraged to apply. Words can’t explain the excitement of skating on the same ice as the Disney Stars!!! This year’s successful cast members will receive 2 tickets to the Dare to Dream Show immediately following the Pre-Show.

May 18 2015
Disney on Ice 2015 Pre-Show audition reminder! 
Audition applications are due Sunday May 24. Financial members 5 years and older may apply. 20 skaters will be accepted. Each skater receives 2 free tickets to the show. See updated audition announcment here.

Good Luck!: to Stephanie Huot, SAISA Board member who is competing in the ISU International Adult Figure Skating Competition in Obersdorf Germany from the 18 - 23rd of May.

May 4 2015
Hollins Trophy 2015 Announcment here    Closing date in NSW is Friday 22nd May.

April 30 2015
New ISA Board for 2015!: Ice Skating Australia Board 2015 here, calendar of events (draft) here.
Change of Test date!: the May 3 Test session has been rescheduled for 9 May 6am-8am.
Disney on Ice 2015 Pre-Show opportunity! Audition applications are now due. Details of the audition process have been sent to affiliated Club members via their Clubs and is also avalable here.

Congratulations! to James Min, invited to skate in the inaugeral Medibank Icehouse Figure Skating Gala Evening showcasing Australia's top figure skaters.

April 3 2015
Good Luck! To Rhianon Reese and Tiana Ivanica from SA skating on Team Australia at the World Synchronized Skating Championships in Canada this weekend. Live streaming here

Good Luck! to SA skaters and coaches attending the Olympic Trophy Competition (OTC) in Melbourne Easter weekend.

Mar 20 2015
Please note there are two Test dates in May.

May Test (especially for Primary to Senior though lower Tests can also be taken): Sun 3 May 6.30am - 8.30am
May Test (Preliminary to Pre-Primary only): Sun 31 May 7:30am - 8:30am

Mar 13 2015
Judging Come and Try: Sunday 22 March 1.30pm - 2.00pm at Essential Talent 12 - 20 Morney Street Adelaide (near Beaumont Tiles). Light lunch provided. RSVP to SAISA if you are interested in learning any aspect of judging.

Coming to Glenelg! Winter Wonderland  ice rink, open Sat July 4 until Sun  Aug 16.
SAISA members are invited to perform in the weekend shows. Check out the Timeline help sheet and submit your interest to SAISA now.

Mar 12 2015
New: Timeline help sheet for Competitions and other activities has been added to the Membership page

Mar 8 2015
Congratulations! James Min from SA, a season's best score at the Junior World Championships in Tallinn, Estonia.
See photos on the SAISA Facebook page or the Silver Blades Figure Skating Club page 

Mar 5 2015
James skates at approx 8.09 pm Adelaide time

Mar 5 2015
Good Luck!
James Min from SA, competing in the Junior World Championships in Tallinn, Estonia.

Watch live streaming from the ISU channel:
The Men's short program is schedued for Friday 6 March at 10.30 am local time in Tallinn (James skates at approx 8.09 pm here).

Feb 26 2015
SAISA AGM: Elected were Board Members (2 positions): Moira Henningsen, Elizabeth Henningsen; President: Reina O'Connor; Treasurer: Tara O'Connor

Feb 20 2015
SAISA AGM: Nominations are now closed. Nominations received are: Board Members (2 positions): Moira Henningsen, Elizabeth Henningsen; President: Reina O'Connor; Treasurer: Tara O'Connor

Feb 19 2015
SAISA AGM to be held on Thursday 26th February at 7.30pm

Venue: SportSA, Military Road, West Beach (opposite Adelaide Shores)
Registration from 7.00pm. Remember to renew your memberships!

Full details here

Feb 11 2015
Coming to Glenelg!
Winter Wonderland  holiday ice rink, July school holidays.

Feb 8 2015
Congratulations to Australian Champion Junior skater from SA, James Min, and his coach, Richard Laidlaw. At the Jegvirag Cup in Hungary, 6 - 8 February, James achieved a personal best score as well as the ISU qualifying score enabling him to compete in the Junior World Championships in March! 

Feb 4 2015
SAISA AGM to be held on Thursday 26th February. See announcement 

Feb 2 2015
SAISA AGM to be announced this week. 
ISA AGM Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th April at Boondall, Qld.

Good Luck! to Australian Champion Junior skater from SA, James Min, and his coach, Richard Laidlaw, at the Jegvirag Cup in Hungary, 6 - 8 February. Best wishes for a personal best score!

Disney on Ice 2015: 
Watch out for the Disney on Ice tour announcement on

Jan 20 2015
2015 Membership and Test forms are available. There is no change in fees this year. Members are reminded that they must renew their membership before taking part in any Test, competiton, seminar, meeting of the Association. Members renewing after March 31 will be charged a late fee.

Jan 5 2015
Development Camp 2015: SAISA affiliated club, Silver Blades, has organised a camp with renowned Canadian Olympic coach, Manon Peron. The camp will be held at the IceArena from 31 Jan to 2 Feb 2015. Registrations close 29 Jan at 5.00pm. Further details are on the Silver Blades website here.

The camp is open to skaters of all ages and is open to interstate skaters. Coaches are welcome (see Silver Blades website for details).  

Jan 1 2015
SA Skate 2015: 18 - 19 July
Spring Cup 2015: 19 - 20 September
State Championships 2015: 19 - 20 September

Next Test : 1 March 2015

New for 2015:
The Office for Recreation and Sport has a new website:   
Learn about the SA Government's new Children's Sports Voucher Program