We invite skaters to register for SJASSC’s Fundamental meet.

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FUNdamentals Meet
Saturday, November 2nd from 9am to 2:30pm Charles Gorman Arena, 80 University Avenue, Saint John

In this FUNdamentals Meet younger skaters will participate in an exciting day of race themed activities designed to showcase the age and stage appropriate skills that they are learning. This includes several races, on varying size tracks, in both clockwise and counter clockwise directions. Skaters will be grouped according to their abilities and/or times to keep it fair and fun for all. This will be a FUN introduction to competition for some, and a change from standard 2 day long meets for others.

Participants:

Upper limit: ~50 seconds or slower in 400m ~25 seconds or slower in 200m

Lower limit: able to skate 2 laps reasonably well

Club coaches will have to submit times for seeding

Competition:

  • ✓  Official times will not be taken; skaters will be given placement only (e.g. 1st, 2nd, 3rd…)
  • ✓  Skaters will race in the same division all day
  • ✓  Racing will take place on various track sizes
  • ✓  Racing will be counter clockwise for the first part and clockwise for the second part of the competition
  • ✓  No separate warm up; the first race is the longest and will serve as warm up (so please be there ontime)
  • ✓  Club coaches with skates are allowed on the ice to help direct and encourage inexperienced skaters
  • ✓  All SSNB Competition racing safety equipment is mandatory. Safety glasses with straps will be availablefor saleAwards:Each participant receives a ribbon for each race, which will be placed on a Ribbon Board presented at the end of the competition.Registration:✓ Fee $15 per skater, $35 per family (one cheque per club to SJASSC)✓ Registration required including 200m or 400m times ()✓ Registration will open October 14th
    ✓ Deadline October 27th (To help volunteers no late registrations can be accepted)

if your child has not attended a timed race please

ensure your coach submits a 200m time. This is VERY important

www.sjspeedskaters.ca sjassc@gmail.com

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