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COMPETITION REGISTRATION AND FEES

 
In order to register for competitions, you will need to make an uplifter account with Skate Nova Scotia:
 
 
An email will be sent out when registration goes live for these events. Talk to your coaches if your skater is interested. There may be limited space and registration can fill quickly, so register early.  
 
Each competition has a registration fee that will be paid at the time of registration and a coaching fee that you will be invoiced for after the event. The coaching fee is paid to the coaches for accompanying the skaters at the competition. The coaching fee covers the pre-event warmup, accompanying the skater throughout the event, and the post event debrief. Expenses incurred for the day, such as travel and accommodation, are split between all attending skaters. Once the schedule for the event has been confirmed, you may request an estimate of the cost prior to the event. It is best to discuss your budget with the head coach at the start of the season to ensure you are on the same page.
 

COMPETITION CHECKLIST

 

It's always important to be prepared! Beginners and novices alike can forget something important. Make sure you have everything you need for your competition:

What to prepare before the competition and what to bring:

□ Pick up music at home arena (on USB stick) prior to competition 

□ Plan your driving route ahead of time and be sure of your competition location

□ Clean skates

□ Skating dress and skating tights (maybe even two pairs!) or skating costume

□ Running shoes and change of clothes

□ Warm-up skating jacket (or a hoodie, sweater, etc)

□ Water bottle and snacks

□ Activity for spare time 

□ Hair accessories, hair products, and makeup (optional)

□ Cash for family entry fee (some competitions may have this charge) or food/drink/souvenirs

 

What to do on the day of the competition: 

□ Report to the competition at least 1.5 hours before your scheduled time

□ Register at the competition and provide your music on the USB stick

□ Report to your coach

□ Pick up your results and music after you compete

 

COMPETITION SCHEDULE FOR 2022 / 2023

Date Event Location Level
Oct 22 to Oct 23, 2022 FallSkate Queens Place Emera Centre, Liverpool Pre Juvenile to Senior, STAR 4 to Gold in singles, pairs and dance. This event will be the qualifying event for the Senior & Junior Challenge
Oct 28 to Oct 30, 2022  Skate Canada International Mississauga Ontario Qualification Required
Nov 25 to Nov 27, 2022 Robert McCall Memorial St. Margaret’s Centre, Upper Tantallon Pre Juvenile to Senior, STAR 4 to Gold in singles, pairs and dance. This event will be the qualifying event for the Pre Novice & Novice Challenge
Dec 4, 2022 STAR 1-3 Kentville Centennial Arena, Kentville Star 1 to Star 3
Jan 9 to Jan 15, 2023 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships Oshawa, Ontario Qualification Required
Feb 11 to Feb 13, 2023 Skate Nova Scotia Provincial Championships Pictou County Wellness Centre, New Glasgow Pre Juvenile to Senior, STAR 4 to Gold in singles, pairs and dance. This event will be the qualifying event for the 2023 Atlantic Canada Skating Championships for STAR 5 to Gold and Pre Juvenile to Pre Novice
Mar 25 to Mar 26, 2023 Atlantic Canada Skating Championships Paradise, Newfoundland Qualification Required