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YFSC News January 2018 Edition

January 2018 Edition

The start of a new year...

Happy New Year to all our members! We hope you all had a great holiday season and are ready to get back on the ice! This month Club Ice is back on a regular schedule. The only day off this month is Monday, January 15 (MLK Day). We are working on a lot of exciting upcoming events for this year....two exhibitions at the rink, a trip to see Stars on Ice and ISI Worlds. Read more below about all of these...

Save the Date: Test Session 3/14

Our next USFSA test session will be held at E.J. Murray Skating Center on Wednesday, March 14. We will be running tests for Moves in Field, Dance and Freestyle. The time is TBD; stay tuned for more info.

Congratulations to our club skaters who passed tests at our last session on December 15!

Dance: Alessandra Iarriccio - Silver Dance - American Waltz; Hillary Schuldenfrei - Preliminary Dance - Rhythm Blues & Pre-Bronze Cha Cha

Moves In the Field: Isabelle Smith - Juvenile; Alessandra Cipollone - Intermediate; Isabella Carreira - Preliminary; Evi Krystallis & Emma Androne - Pre-Preliminary

E.J. Murray Skating Exhibition 3/3/18

The rink will be hosting an Exhibition on Saturday, March 3 from 6:20-8:20 pm. This event is a fundraiser for the Yonkers Animal Shelter.

More information will be given out at the rink as the date approaches. This is a great opportunity to try out new programs before ISI competition season starts!

Save the Date: YFSC Club Exhibition 4/13/18

The club will be hosting our own charity exhibition on Friday April 13 from 5:15-7:15 pm. Please save the date; more information to follow soon.

January 2018 Skater of the Month

Meet our YFSC Skater of the Month, Victoria L.!

Victoria skates in Gamma level and loves skating because "it is fun and challenging."

A few more facts about Victoria:

Her favorite move is Spiral and her goal is to learn to jump and spin.

She is in 4th grade and her favorite subject is Religion.

Victoria also enjoys making slime, drama, and being in Girl Scouts. She wants to be an orthodontist when she grows up.

For more info, check her full profile on our bulletin board!

If you would like to send in your information for a chance to be our featured Skater of the Month, please email Ellen Spirer (ellenspirer@gmail.com) for a form or pick one up from our bulletin board at the rink.

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Our home synchronized skating team, Team Image had a great (and chilly!) weekend at the Colonial Classic in Worcester, MA. The results were as follows: Novice-4th Place; Intermediate-3rd Place, ; Juvenile - 5th Place, Pre-Juvenile- 5th Place; Preliminary-6th Place; Beginner Pink and Beginner Black, 3rd Place. Congratulations to all the skaters!

YFSC is going to ISI Worlds!

YFSC plans to compete at the 2018 ISI World Recreational Championships in Marlborough, MA the week of July 23-28. We now have a sign-up list on the bulletin board at EJ Murray Rink. Please add your name if you are interested in going. There is no obligation at this time and we will be holding an informational meeting soon to discuss more details of the event.

See Stars on Ice 4/21/18 with YFSC at Nassau Coliseum!

We doubt there is a club member who has missed our posts about Stars on Ice at Nassau Coliseum on 4/21 but we don't want you to miss out on getting tickets! Please purchase at www.entryeeze.com as soon as you can so we can lock in more adjacent seats in the arena. If you have an trouble with the site, please contact Ellen (ellenspirer@gmail.com). Our group discount is $10 off and we will be seated in one or two large groups together. If we sell about a dozen more tickets, we will have access to the pre-show warm-up and a meet & greet so keep spreading the word about this great opportunity and invite your friends!

Tickets can be purchased ONLY online via Entry-Eeze. Please purchase ASAP to guarantee the best price and to be seated with other club members using this linkĀ https://comp.entryeeze.com/Membership/MemberLogin.aspx?cid=244.

After you log in, click on Merchandise/Available Merchandise/Stars on Ice.

Graduating Seniors: USFSA & ISI Awards Available!

Applications are being taken now through March 1 for the U.S. FIgure Skating Association's Graduating Seniors Award program....click here for more info: http://www.usfsa.org/programs?id=84179.

The Ice Skating Institute also has a Senior award and applications are due February 1: https://www.dropbox.com/s/dtqri8z8fts0r2d/scholarship_App.pdf?dl=0

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