Category Archives: Qualifying Competitions

An interview with CFSC’s Sectional competitors

Two CFSC members recently competed at US Figure Skating’s Midwestern Sectionals. To qualify for Sectionals, a skater must place among the top four skaters at his or her level at Regionals. The top four skaters at Sectionals, then qualify for Nationals. (US Figure Skating organizes the country into Regions and Sections.) Intermediate skater, Jonathan Butler, attends Olentangy High School and is 14 years old. He placed 3rd at Regionals and 11th at Sectionals. Novice skater, Livvy Shilling, attends Ohio Virtual Academy and is 15 years old. She placed 1st at Regionals and 5th at Sectionals.

Shilling and Butler attend OhioHealth Chiller's Send-off Party

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Sectionals to be Broadcast Live

U.S. Figure Skating and announced today that will broadcast simultaneous live coverage of all three sectional championships on Sunday, Nov. 11, and Monday, Nov. 12. All sectional coverage will be available to Season Pass subscribers.

A full broadcast schedule will be posted following the conclusion of the last three regional championships this weekend. Like previous seasons, video of every competitor will be available on-demand to Season Pass subscribers.

Read the Icenetwork news release for more details

CFSC Regional Competitors

A special showcase of Columbus’ great skaters

On September 23rd, Columbus skaters gathered for a Regional Exhibition. In attendance, were long time supporters of these young skaters. You know, the parents who drive to the rink at 5:45am and share in the excitement of competition. The judges who watch with trained eyes and carefully give a “pass” or “retry” during a test session. The coaches who critique a skater’s best work and yet still offer a shoulder of support when its hard. And the friends who question why, once again, you’re going to bed early on a warm summer night.

They were all there to watch you shine. And they are proud of you!

October 5 – 9 is the 2013 Eastern Great Lakes Regional Competition to be held in Ann Arbor Michigan. Good luck to all our competitors.