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Location and Schedule
Friday, May 15-Sunday, May 17, 2020

AdventHealth Center Ice
3173 Cypress Ridge Road
Wesley Chapel, Florida 33544
(813) 803-7372

Event venue, dates, and location are subject to change.

Schedule
The competition schedule will be available below and at athlete check-in.  Skating order and groups will be posted at the rink on May 1, 2020.

2020 Championship Information packet

To purchase Thursday May 14 practice Ice from AdventHealth Center Ice click here. Then click “FS Competition Ice” on the left. Please create an account on MaxGalaxy when prompted to allow online purchase of practice ice.

Floor Plan – AdventHealth Center Ice

Events

Pairs Free Skating Program
Senior**
Junior**
Novice**
Intermediate**
Juvenile**
Pre-Juvenile**
Adult Bronze
Adult Silver
Adult Gold
Adult Masters

Pairs Short Program
Senior**
Junior**
Novice**

** Indicates IJS events

Spins Challenge
Senior
Junior
Novice
Intermediate
Juvenile
Open Juvenile
Pre-Juvenile
Preliminary
Pre-Preliminary
Beginner
High Beginner
No Test

Adult Spins Challenge
Adult Beginner
Adult Pre-Bronze
Adult Bronze
Adult Silver
Adult Gold
Masters/Intermediate/Novice
Adult Masters/ Junior/Senior

Jumps Challenge
Senior
Junior
Novice
Intermediate
Juvenile
Open Juvenile
Pre-Juvenile
Preliminary
Pre-Preliminary
No Test
High Beginner
Beginner

Adult Jumps Challenge
Adult Beginner
Adult Pre-Bronze
Adult Bronze
Adult Silver
Adult Gold
Adult Masters Intermediate/Novice
Adult Master Junior/Senior

Short Program Events (Singles)
Senior**
Junior**
Novice**
Intermediate**
Juvenile**
Open Juvenile**

** Indicates IJS Events

Step Sequence Events
Pre-Preliminary
Preliminary
Pre-Juvenile
Juvenile
Open Juvenile
Intermediate
Novice
Junior
Senior

Excel Series Events (replaces Test Track Free Skate events)
Excel Beginner Free Skate
Excel High Beginner Free Skate
Excel Pre-Preliminary
Excel Preliminary
Excel Preliminary Plus
Excel Pre-Juvenile**
Excel Pre-Juvenile Plus**
Excel Juvenile **
Excel Juvenile Plus **
Excel Intermediate **
Excel Novice **
Excel Junior **
Excel Senior **

** Indicates IJS events

Adult Singles Free Skate Events
Adult Beginner
Adult High Beginner
Adult Pre-Bronze
Adult Bronze
Adult Silver**
Adult Gold**
Adult Masters Intermediate/Novice**
Adult Masters Junior/Senior**

** Indicates IJS Events

Well Balance Free Skate Programs
No Test **
Pre-Preliminary**
Preliminary **
Pre-Juvenile **
Juvenile**
Open Juvenile**
Intermediate**
Novice**
Junior**
Senior**

** Indicates IJS Events

Compulsory Moves Events
No Test
Pre-Preliminary
Preliminary
Pre-Juvenile
Juvenile
Open Juvenile
Intermediate
Novice
Junior
Senior
Adult Beginner
Adult High Beginner
Adult Pre-Bronze
Adult Bronze
Adult Silver
Adult Gold
Masters Intermediate/Novice
Masters Junior/Senior

Solo Pattern Dance Events
Preliminary
Pre-Bronze
Bronze
Pre-Silver
Silver
Pre-Gold
Gold

Adult Solo Pattern Dance Events
Adult Preliminary
Adult Pre-Bronze
Adult Bronze
Adult Pre-Silver
Adult Silver
Adult Pre-Gold
Adult Gold

Partnered (Couples) Pattern Dance Events
Pre-Juvenile
Juvenile
Intermediate
Novice

Adult Partnered (Couples) Pattern Dance Events
Adult Preliminary
Adult Pre-Bronze
Adult Bronze
Adult Pre-Silver
Adult Silver
Adult Pre-Gold
Adult Gold

Rhythm Dance (Couples Only) Events
Junior
Senior

Couples Free Dance
Pre-Juvenile
Juvenile
Intermediate
Novice
Junior
Senior

Adult Solo Free Dance Events
Adult Gold
Adult Silver
Adult Bronze

Light Entertainment Showcase
No Test
Pre-Preliminary
Preliminary
Pre-Juvenile
Juvenile
Teen
Intermediate
Young Adult
Novice
Junior
Senior
Adult Pre-Bronze
Adult Bronze
Adult Silver
Adult Gold

Dramatic Entertainment Showcase
No Test
Pre-Preliminary
Preliminary
Pre-Juvenile
Juvenile
Teen
Intermediate
Young Adult
Novice
Junior
Senior
Adult Pre-Bronze
Adult Bronze
Adult Silver
Adult Gold

Showcase: Duet
Event #1: Skaters through age 11
Event #2: Skaters ages 12 through 17
Event #3: Skaters ages 18 and over

Snowplow Sam – Basic 6 Elements
Snowplow Sam
Basic 1
Basic 2
Basic 3
Basic 4
Basic 5
Basic 6

Pre- Free Skate – Free Skate 1-6 Compulsory Event
Pre-Free Skate
Free Skate 1
Free Skate 2
Free Skate 3
Free Skate 4
Free Skate 5
Free Skate 6

Snowplow Sam – Basic Program with Music Event
Snowplow Sam
Basic 1
Basic 2
Basic 3
Basic 4
Basic 5
Basic 6

Pre-Free Skate – Free Skate 6 Program with Music Event
Pre-Free Skate
Free Skate 1
Free Skate 2
Free Skate 3
Free Skate 4
Free Skate 5
Free Skate 6

Format

  • All event requirements will be in accordance to USFS regulations. A description of elements, moves, and time requirements will be available online at sunshinestategames.com and www.entryeeze.com.
  • Athletes must check-in with the ice monitor at the ice at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled competition time for each event in which they are competing. Athlete Check-in, where pick-up their shirts and goodie bags, is NOT event check-in.

Sport Rules

  • This competition will be conducted in accordance with United States Figure Skating (USFS) rules, as per the current rulebook, unless stated otherwise.
  • This event is sanctioned by United States Figure Skating (USFS).


Entry Requirements

  • The initial individual registration fee for ALL skaters is $50.00 per person.
  • For each non IJS Event, the fee is $60.00 per skater for their first event, and $45.00 for each subsequent event entered. Therefore, an athlete entering 2 non IJS events will pay $155 ($50+$60 +$45).
  • For each IJS singles event the fee is $80.00 per skater per event. Therefore, an athlete entering 2 IJS single events will pay $210 ($50 +$80+$80).
  • IJS pairs: Each partner/skater will pay the individual registration fee of $ 50.00 and each partner/skater will pay $40.00 each to total up to the $ 80.00 to cover the cost of the IJS pair event. If the pair chooses to skate an additional pair event, and additional $ 40.00 each is required.
  • Couples/ partnered dance events. Each skater will pay the registration fee of $ 50.00 and each partner/skater will pay $30.00 each to total up to the $60.00 to cover the cost of the event entered.
  • Learn to Skate- Compete USA Skater: the initial individual registration fee of $50.00 will cover their first event. If they choose to enter a second Learn to Skate-Compete USA event an additional $40.00 is required. If they choose to enter any other events offered in the competition, (Spins, Jumps, Showcase, etc.) those events will be $45.00 for each subsequent event entered. The Learn to Skate-Compete USA events are: Basic Program: Snowplow Sam- Basic 6, Pre-Free Skate- Free Skate 6 Program, Snowplow Sam – Basic 6 Elements and Pre- Free Skate- Free Skate 6 Compulsory.
  • Your registration includes an official Sunshine State Games T-Shirt. NO REFUNDS.
  • The IJS Scoring System will be used for the following events:
    • All Pairs Free Skating Program and Pairs Short Program events.
    • All Singles Short Programs events.
    • All Well Balanced Free Skate Program events.
    • Adult Free Skate: Silver and above levels.
    • Excel Series: Pre- Juvenile and above events.
  • The 6.0 judging system will be used for all other events.
  • IJS forms can be completed online at www.usfsaonline.org
  • All applicants must complete an Official Sunshine State Games entry form and Waiver of Liability and submit them by the entry deadline.
  • All entries must be submitted online by April 19, 2020. Visit EntryEeze.com for registration link and additional competition information.
  • Late entries may be accepted at the discretion of the Event Director and must be accompanied by a $50.00 late fee.
  • NO registration additions will be taken the day of the event.
  • Any changes requested after May 1, 2020 are at the discretion of the Event Director and will require a $35.00 change fee per event changed.
  • It is the responsibility of the applicant to confirm their registration by visiting EntryEeze.com.
  • Age and test level will be determined by April 19, 2020.
  • Unless otherwise stated in all events, skaters may skate at their test levels or one higher.
  • Skaters who skate both ISI and USFS must use their USFS test level as their guideline in entering events.  Skaters who skate only ISI and have not taken any USFS test, may skate at their ISI test level or one level lower to place themselves on a more even and competitive level with the USFS competitor. Please refer to the chart on page 24 of the announcement for levels.


Practice Ice
Practice ice registration will be announced on the Florida Sports Foundation website www.sushinestategames.com after the close of entries and will be available for purchase on www.entryeeze.com website. Each skater will be eligible to purchase two (2) practice ice sessions per event entered. Additional practice ice may become available after the initial practice registration. Practice Ice will be $ 20.00/ 20 minute practice sessions. Do not call Advent Health Center Ice for practice ice sessions during the dates of competition. 

Music
Music must be uploaded through Entryeeze no later than May 1st at 11:59p.m. You can upload your music in mp3 form as soon as you have entered and paid for your events. If you have any questions, or need assistance, contact the Music Coordinator at andy@andymeng.com. All skaters should have a back-up copy of their music readily available at rink side during their event in case of audio/playback problems.

The CD should be clearly labeled with the skater’s name, event and running time on the side that is to be played.  No cassette tapes, mini disc or DATS. CD’s must only have one track per CD in a format that is widely readable by most CD players. CD/RW is discouraged. I phone/I pod music replay is also discouraged.

Videography
Individual videotaping will be permitted in designated areas ONLY. Professional video taping of each event will be available. Except for the official video producer, only battery-operated cameras will be permitted with no tripods. NO FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY, PLEASE.

Volunteers
The Florida Sports Foundation is always seeking volunteers to help with athlete check-in and running music at the Sunshine State Games Figure Skating Championships.  Anyone interested in volunteering should contact OJ Hill at (850) 577- 7207 or ojhill@playinFlorida.com.

Awards
Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will be awarded to the first, second and third place finishers in each event. Ribbons will be awarded to fourth, fifth, and sixth place finishers in the Learn to Skate-Compete USA events.

The Dorothy Dodson Award, named after veteran Figure Skating Judge, Dorothy Dodson, recognizes the highest combined score in the Intermediate Ladies Free Skating and Short Program events. This Award will be presented at the end of competition.

The Elizabeth “Betty” Stark Award, named after veteran Figure Skating Judge, Elizabeth “Betty” Stark recognizes the Juvenile Girl with the highest points in the Juvenile Girls Free Skate program. This award will be presented at the end of the competition.

Hotel Information
Click here to access hotel information for the Figure Skating championships.

Registration
Click here
to register for the 2020 SSG Figure Skating Championships.

FSF Staff Contact
OJ Hill
(850) 577-7207 or ojhill@playinflorida.com

State Director
Betty Stark
(954) 261-1569 or tstark7635@aol.com

Media Contact
Jason Hendrix
(850) 577-7201 or jhendrix@playinflorida.com