Competitions 

Be sure to check the bottom of this page for a competition checklist.

SMFSC STARSkaters may consider attending one or more of these competitions during our 2017/2018 season – talk to your coach for more information.

Skaters who participate in 3 competitions in a season will receive an award at SMFSC’s year-end banquet WHEN and IF that Skater attends the year end banquet.

DateCompetition / Details
September 15-17, 2017 Isabelle Henderson Memorial Invitational
Paris, ON
October 12-15, 2017 OctoberFest
Barrie/Mariposa, ON
October 26-29, 2017 Skate Canada International
Regina, SK
November 2-5, 2017 Skate Ontario Sectional Championships
Oakville, ON
November 18-19, 2017 John McKay Memorial Invitational
Tillsonburg, ON
November 24-26, 2017 K.I.S. Invitational
Keswick, ON
November 29-December 3, 2017 Skate Canada Challenge
Pierrefonds, QC
December 16-17, 2017 Skates Alive
Milton, ON
January 8-14, 2018 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships 
Vancouver, BC
January 12-14, 2018 Charles Dover Memorial Invitational
Grimsby, ON
February 2–4, 2018 Dennis Silverthorne Memorial Invitational
St. Thomas, ON
February 2-4, 2018 Skate Ontario StarSkate Invitational
Brampton, ON
March 2-4, 2018 March Mania
Lefroy, ON
March 16-18, 2018 Skate Ontario StarSkate Provincial Championships
Kingston, ON
April 6-8, 2018 Fun Skate
Innisfil, ON
April 20-22, 2018 Scarboro Skate 
Scarborough, ON 

For a complete list of competition events, please go to Skate Ontario website.

 

Competition Checklist

If you are participating in a competition, please ask your coach about what you should bring with you. But as a rough guideline, here is what some STARSkaters will pack:

  • Clean skates + guards
  • Clean gloves & warm-up jacket (no hoodies)
  • Spare tights
  • 2 copies of program music on CD
  • Skipping rope + running shoes
  • Spare hair accessories/bobby pins + make-up for touch-ups

Skaters may want to arrive with hair and make-up done, and wear their competition outfit. Be sure to talk to your coach about what works best for you.

If this is your first competition:

Skating times for competitions can be found on the Skate Canada - COS website; they are usually posted around one week prior to the event.

Plan to arrive a minimum of one hour prior to the scheduled skating time. Be sure to factor in traffic and weather when you are making travel arrangements.

When you arrive at the venue, first, check in and drop off your music (both copies). Then find your coach to make warm-up plans.

Don't leave your skates unattended at any time. Parents, be prepared to babysit gear while your skater does an off-ice warm-up.

Parents are not allowed in dressing rooms for any competitions – no exceptions. If a skater needs help tying skates, he or she will come out of the dressing room area prior to skating time. Coaches will let parents know where to be and when.

At most competitions, you will be able to purchase video/photos of your skater. Look out for the videographer's table – it will mean less of a wait for you if you organize this before your skater takes the ice.

If you've done this many times before:

Don't forget to have fun and cheer for your fellow SMFSC skaters.

DON'T FORGET TO PICK UP YOUR MUSIC BEFORE YOU LEAVE THE VENUE!!

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