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					                                  Helena Figure Skating Club
                                        Invites you to
                      Last Chance Spring Skate 2008
                        Registration Due Date is February 29, 2008
Competition Saturday, April 5 and Sunday morning, April 6, 2008 (if enough entries),
Competition for all levels, Basic Skills to Senior, and Adult, as governed by the United States
Figure Skating Association (USFSA) in the 2008 Rulebook, the 2008 Rulebook errata at
http://www.usfigureskating.org/content/2007-2008%20Rulebook%20Errata.pdf and in Technical
Notification updates on the USFSA website.

Test Session Friday, April 4, 2008. Testing is available for Moves in the Field, Freestyle, Ice
Dancing, and Pairs. Test forms must be postmarked by February 29, 2008

Rink: The competition is being held at the Helena Ice Arena, 400 Lola Street, Helena, Montana.
The rink is 85’x 200’ with rounded corners.

Eligibility: This competition is sanctioned by USFSA. This is a non-qualifying competition. It is
open to all eligible USFSA members in good standing and has also been approved by the USFSA
Basic Skills Committee. The rules will be those from the USFSA 2008 rulebook. Skaters may
compete at one level higher than test level passed unless stated otherwise on the entry form. The
age and test level passed requirements are those reached by February 29, 2008.

Basic Skills Eligibility: The competition is open to ALL skaters who are current eligible
(ER1.00) members of either the Basic Skills Program and/or are full members of U.S. Figure
Skating. To be eligible, skaters must have submitted a membership application or be a member in
good standing. Members of other organizations are eligible to compete but must be registered with
the host Basic Skills Program/Club or any other Basic Skills Program/Club. Eligibility will be
based on skill level as of February 29, 2008. All SNOWPLOW SAM and BASIC SKILLS
SKATERS THROUGH BASIC 8 must skate at the highest level passed and NO official U.S.
Figure Skating tests may have been passed including MIF or Individual Dances. Skaters in other
events may skate at highest level passed OR one level higher BUT not both levels in the same
event during the same competition and may have passed Pre-Preliminary Moves in the Field.

Events: The events include: Basic Skills Elements, Basic Skills with Music, Basic Skills
Showcase, Compulsory Moves, Freeskate, Solo Dance, Artistic, Showcase, Showcase Pairs,
Moves in the Field, Maneuver Team, Group Showcase, Interpretive, Jumps, and Spins. Two
entries are considered an event. Events with too many entries may be divided by the referee.
Decisions by the referee on all matters will be final. The 6.0 scoring system will be used for all
events. Single entries will be judged “against the book”.

Fees: Basic Skills: $25.00 for the first event and $15 for each additional event. All others: $60.00
for the first event and $20.00 for each additional event. Maneuver team is $10.00 per person.
Group Showcase is $75.00 per group and must be paid by one person or by a coach on a separate
registration form. Make checks payable to: Helena Figure Skating Club. MasterCard and
VISA are accepted; see registration form. A fee of $25.00 will be charged for a returned check.

Entries: Entry forms must be filled out completely and signed by the applicant, parent, and club
officer, and the medical release form must be complete. Entry fees will be refunded only if the
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competition is canceled or if there is a death in the immediate family. Please include email
address, or self-addressed stamped envelope if you would like a copy of your schedule sent to
you. Entries must be postmarked by February 29, 2008. Entries mailed after February 29
may be accepted at the referee’s discretion and will be subject to a $20.00 late entry fee. Send
entries and inquiries to the Registrar:
                                                     Candee Krantz
                                                     1413 Boulder
                                                     Helena, Mt 59601

Registration: The registration desk will be located in the lobby of the rink and will be open at all
times during the competition and during practice ice. Competitors must be registered and should
report to the ice monitor, ready to skate 45 minutes before the posted starting time for the
competitor’s event.

Practice Ice: Practice ice will begin on April 4. Each session will last 30 minutes and cost $10.00
in advance or $15.00 walk-on, if space is available. CD’s will be played one time through only,
during practice ice, first come, first served based on date of receipt of practice ice request. No
props are allowed on practice ice. Practice ice money is non-refundable. Include an email address
on the form, or if you want a schedule of your practice ice, send a self-addressed stamped envelope
with your payment and practice ice form.

Hotels: A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hampton Inn, 3000 E. US HWY 12, near the
rink, under the name of the Helena Figure Skating Club (Group Code: HFS) at a rate of $79.00.
The hotel offers an indoor pool, hot tub and exercise room along with a 25 item hot breakfast.
Make reservations online at www.helena.hamptoninn.com, or 1-800 HAMPTON. The local
number is (406) 443-5800. Other nearby hotels include:
Comfort Inn, 750 N. Fee, 443-1000;         Days Inn, 2001 Prospect, 442-3280;
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Fairfield Inn, 2150 11 , 449-9944;         Holiday Inn Express, 701 Washington, 449-4000;
Shiloh Inn, 2020 Prospect, 442-0320,       Super 8, 2200 11th Ave, 443-2450.
Red Lion Colonial, 2301 Colonial Drive, 443-2100

Photographer: Competition pictures will be available for purchase, and will be taken
immediately following the official posting of each event. We ask that skaters pose for the pictures
even if they do not plan to purchase a photo.

Official notice: An official bulletin board will be maintained at the competition arena and notices
posted there shall be considered sufficient notice to all competitors.

Music: Music must be on a CD (no CD-RW’s), labeled with skater or group name, the event, and
the title of the music. Each event requires a separate tape or CD. Music must start at the
beginning of the tape or be the first track on the CD. Competition CD’s must be turned in at
registration. They will be available for pickup at the registration desk after the event. Competitors
should have a backup CD with them also. HFSC bears no responsibility for breakage or loss.

Awards: Awards will be given immediately after the results from each event are posted. Please
go to the photography area to accept your award. Group photos will be taken and individual
photos will also be offered. First, second, and third place medals will be awarded and ribbons
given for non-medalists. A team trophy will be awarded to the visiting club based on the
following: 1st-7 points, 2nd-5 points, 3rd-4 points, 4th-3 points, 5th-2 points, 6th-1 point.

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Sweatshirts & T-shirts: Sweatshirts & T-shirts will be available for purchase at the competition.
EVENTS: All skaters may skate up one level from their current tested level in all events.

Maneuver Team: Maneuver Team events are offered for Beginner through Senior levels. Each
team will consist of four skaters. Team scores will be awarded only for teams with skaters that are
all from the same home club, but other teams may compete. The team must skate at the highest
level of freestyle test achieved by any member of the team. A skater may skate on only one team.
The team may include both men and women. The following format will be used for this event:
The first skater from the first team will execute the first element; the second skater will execute the
second element, etc. Each team member will execute one of the required elements. Each element
will be given an individual mark. The marks for each of the four elements will be totaled for the
final score and placement of the team.

Event Level:                   Requirements:
Non-Test               3 Bunny Hops, Waltz Jump, Pivot, Two-Foot Spin.
Pre-Preliminary        Salchow, Half Flip, One Foot Spin, Forward Spiral.
Preliminary            Loop/Loop Combination , Flip, One-Foot Back Upright Spin, Sit Spin.
Pre-Juvenile           Lutz , Flip/Loop Combination , Camel Spin, Front to Back Scratch Spin.
Juvenile               Axel , Lutz/Loop Combination , Sit Change Sit Spin, Layback Spin.
Intermediate/Senior    Flying Camel Spin, Double Loop, Double/Double Jump Combination, Spin
                       Combination with Three Positions and One Change of Foot .

Solo Dance Event: Preliminary through Gold Dance levels. Men and women may compete
against each other. Men will skate the men’s steps and ladies will skate the ladies’ steps.


 Solo Dance                     Test Requirements                                  Required Dance
                must have passed no more than one Pre-Bronze Dance
Preliminary     Test                                                                Rhythm Blues

Pre-Bronze      must have passed no more than one Bronze Dance Test                    Cha Cha
                must have passed no more than one Pre-Silver Dance
Bronze          Test                                                                 Willow Waltz

Pre-Silver      must have passed no more than one Silver Dance Test                     Foxtrot
                must have passed no more than one Pre-Gold Dance
Silver          Test                                                                    Tango

Pre-Gold        must have passed no more than one Gold Dance Test                     Paso Doble
                must have passed no more than one International Dance
Gold            Test                                                                  Quickstep

Compulsory Event: Moves are skated without music, in any order. Competitors will be
penalized for omitted or added elements. Combination jumps may not have a change of foot or
turn between the jumps. An axel is considered a single jump. Pre-juvenile and below will be
performed on half ice. One mark awarded by judges for technical elements.




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 Compulsory Moves Level              Required Moves/Elements                Maximum Time

Non-Test                     Spiral, Toe Loop, Waltz Jump, One Foot      1 minute on 1/2 ice
                             Spin (min 2 revs)

                             Forward Spiral, Single Jump (No Axel),
Pre-Preliminary              One Foot Spin (Min 3 Revs, No change of 1 minute on 1/2 ice
                             position), Jump Combination consisting of
                             Waltz Jump & Toe Loop

                             Sit Spin (min 3 revs), Salchow, Forward
Preliminary                  Spiral, Jump Combination consisting of 2 1 minute on 1/2 ice
                             Single Jumps (no change of foot, or turn in
                             between, no axel.)
                             Lutz Jump, Spread Eagle, Combination
                             Spin with no change of foot and one
Pre-Juvenile                 change of position (min 3 revs), Jump    1 minute on 1/2 ice
                             Combination consisting of 2 Single Jumps
                             one of which must be a Loop.
                            Axel, Straight Line Step Sequence,
                            Backward to Forward Spiral, Ladies-
                            Layback Spin/Men-Forward Camel, Jump
Juvenile or      Open       Combination consisting of a Double,          1 1/2 minutes using
Juvenile/13 years of age as Single, or two Single Jumps (no change of
                                                                         full ice
of February 29, 2008        foot and no turn in between), Spin
                            Combination with one change of foot and
                            one change of position (min 4 revs on one
                            foot).
                            Flip Jump, Toe Loop, Back Spiral, Straight
                            Line Step Sequence, Jump Combination
Adult--25 years of age or   consisting of Loop Jump and any other        1 1/2 minutes using
older                       Single Jump, Spin Combination with one       full ice
                            change of foot and one change of position
                            (min 4 revs on each foot).

Interpretive Event: Interpretive events will be offered for the Beginner through Senior levels.
Qualifications are the same as for Freeskate. The format will be as follows: Each group will hear
the music a total of three times before performing. It will be heard twice during warm-up by all
members of the group and once individually just before performing. Men and Ladies may
compete against each other at the same level, and the duration will be 1 minute for every level.
Skaters will receive one mark for presentation from each judge. Non-certified judges may be used
as a minority on the panel. Levels may be combined.

Artistic Event: Artistic event will be offered for the Beginner through Senior levels. Times and
qualifications are the same as for Freeskate. Artistic feeling and presentation are stressed more
than technical difficulty in this event. Vocal or instrumental music with a slow paced, serious,
dramatic, or romantic theme should be used. No props will be permitted. Costumes are to be
conservative and fit the theme of the performance. Judging will be based upon quality of edges,
footwork and flow. Men and Ladies may compete against each other at the same level. Skaters
will receive one mark from each judge for presentation.

Showcase: Showcase events will be offered for the Basic Skills through Senior levels.
Qualifications are the same as for Freestyle or Basic Skills Elements. Time for Basic Skills
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Snowplow to Basic 8 is one minute +\- 10 sec. and for Freeskate 1 or 2 the time is 1:30 +/- 10 sec.
Times for Non-Test through Senior are the same as for that level of Freestyle. Vocal or
instrumental music with an upbeat, comedy, or entertaining theme is to be used. Costumes and
props that fit the category and performance are encouraged. Props must be carried on and off the
ice by the skater in no more than 30 seconds prior to and 30 seconds after the skater begins and
ends their event. Judging will be based on the entertainment appeal, originality, creativity,
theatrical impression and interpretation of the music. Men and Ladies may compete against each
other at the same level. Skaters will receive one mark for presentation from each judge. Non-
certified judges may be used as a minority on the panel.

Pairs Showcase: Pairs will consist of two skaters of any level. Props must be carried on and off
the ice by the skaters in no more than 30 seconds prior to and 30 seconds after the skaters begin
and end their event. The pair may include both men and women. Maximum duration is three
minutes. Each skater must register separately, indicate their partner’s name on the registration
form and pay the $20 fee. Non-certified judges may be used as a minority on the panel.

Group Showcase: Groups will consist of four or more skaters. The group may include both men
and women. Maximum duration is six minutes. Props must be carried on and off the ice by the
skaters in no more than 30 seconds prior to and 30 seconds after the skaters begin and end their
event. One person from the group will register all skaters and pay the required fee. That person
must attach a listing of the group members to their registration form. Non-certified judges may be
used as a minority on the panel.

Moves in the Field: These Moves events are the USFSA Moves in the Field per the 2008
Rulebook. Men and Ladies may compete against each other at the same level.
  Moves in the Field
                          Requirements                   Elements to be Skated
       Level
                        Pre-Preliminary Forward Perimeter Stroking, Forward Right Foot
Pre-Preliminary
                        MIF Test Passed Spiral, Forward Left Foot Spiral, Waltz Eight.
                                         Consecutive Outside & Inside Spirals, Forward
                        Preliminary MIF
Preliminary                              Power 3-Turns, Alternating Backward Crossovers
                        Test Passed
                                         to Backward Outside Edges.
                                         3-Turns in the Field (RFO/LBI one length, LFO/RBI
                        Pre-Juvenile MIF second length) Five Step Mohawk Sequence,
Pre-Juvenile
                        Test Passed      Forward perimeter Power Crossover Stroking-
                                         counterclockwise only.
  Juvenile or Open Juv- Juvenile MIF Test Backward Power 3-Turns, Forward Double 3-
13 yrs as of Feb 29, 08 Passed            Turns, Eight Step Mohawk Sequence.
                                          Backward Double 3-Turns, (BO one length, BI
                        Intermediate MIF
 Intermediate                             second length), Inside Slide Chasse Pattern,
                        Test Passed
                                          Brackets in the Field Sequence.
                        Novice MIF Test Forward & Backward Outside Counters, Backward
 Novice
                        Passed            Rocker Choctaw Sequence, Spiral Sequence
                        Junior MIF Test Forward & Backward Inside Rockers, Straight line
 Junior
                        Passed            Chocktaw Sequence, Power Pulls.
                        Senior MIF Test
 Senior                                   Quick Edge Step, Extension Spiral Step.
                        Passed
                                          Five Step Mohawk, Alternating Back Crossovers to
 Adullt 25 years of age Any Adult Test
                                          Backward Outside Edges (min. five), Forward
or older                Passed
                                          Power Three Turns


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Jumps Only: In this event, each skater is given up to two opportunities to perform each jump and
will be judged on the best of the two. This event is skated without music. One mark is awarded
for technical elements by each judge.

  Event Level—Jumps                        Requirements                    Maximum Time
Non-Test                  Waltz Jump, 1/2 Flip                           1 minute on half ice
Pre-Preliminary           Salchow, Toe Loop, Waltz Jump                  1 minute on half ice
                          Jump Combination consisting of two single
Preliminary                                                              1 minute on half ice
                          jumps, and any two Single Jumps. No Axel
                          Lutz, Flip, Loop Combination with any other
Pre-Juvenile                                                             1 minute on half ice
                          single jump.
Juvenile or Open Juv -13 Axel, Jump Combination consisting of a Double   1 minute, 15 secs
yrs as of Feb 29, 2008    Single or Single Single, Split Jump            on full ice
                          Axel Combination, Double Salchow or Double     1 1/2 minutes on full
Intermediate
                          Toe Loop, any Double Single Combination        ice
                          Double Double Combination, and any two         1 1/2 minutes on full
Novice
                          Double Jumps                                   ice
                          Double Flip, Double Lutz, Any Double Double    1 1/2 minutes using
Junior
                          Combination.                                   full ice
                          Double Axel, Any Double Double Combination     1 1/2 minutes using
Senior
                          using two different jumps.                     full ice
Adult--25 years of age or                                                1 1/2 minutes using
older                     Salchow, Waltz Jump Toe Loop Combination       half ice

Spins Only: Each spin requires a minimum of 3 revolutions unless stated otherwise. This event is
skated without music. Skaters will receive one mark for technical elements from each judge.

  Event Level--Spins                        Requirements                     Maximum Time
                         Two-Foot Spin (min of 2 revs), Forward Pivot       1 minute on half
 Non-Test
                         instead of a spin (3 revs)                         ice
                         One-Foot Spin with optional free leg position, Sit 1 minute on half
 Pre-Preliminary
                         Spin (min of 3 rev)                                ice
                         Front to Back Scratch Spin, Sit Spin, Camel Spin 1 minute on half
 Preliminary
                         (min 3 revolutions)                                ice
                         Change Foot Sit Spin, Ladies-Layback/ Men-Camel 1 minute on half
 Pre-Juvenile
                         Spin, Camel to Sit Spin Combination (min 4 revs) ice
 Juvenile or Open        Spin combination with one change of foot and one
                                                                            1 minute, 15 sec.
Juvenile/13 years of age change of position, Camel Spin, Change Foot Sit
                                                                            on half ice
as of Feb 29, 2008       Spin (min 4 revolutions)
                         Spin Combination with two changes of position and
                                                                            1 1/2 minutes on
 Intermediate            one change of foot, Flying Camel Spin, Ladies-
                                                                            half ice
                         Layback Spin / Men-Camel Spin (min 5 revs)
                         Spin Combination with two changes of position and
                         one change of foot, Camel to Backwards Camel       1 1/2 minutes on
 Novice
                         Spin (min 4 rev), Ladies-Layback Spin/Men-Cross half ice
                         Foot Spin
                         Flying Sit Spin, Spin Combination with three
                                                                            1 1/2 minutes
 Junior/Senior           changes of position and one change of foot,
                                                                            using half ice
                         Ladies-Layback Spin/Men-Cross Foot Spin
 Adult - 25 years of age One Foot Back Spin (min 3 revs), Sit Spin (min 3 1 1/2 minutes
or older                 revs), One Foot Upright Spin (min 4 revs)          using half ice

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Freestyle Event: Music used must not contain words. This event is skated on full ice.
                                                                              Times are +/- 10
                                                                               sec for Pre &
                                               Test Passed
     Freestyle Level                                                           above, Adults
                                                                                time is max

Non-Test                   No USFSA Test Passed, Only 1/2 Revolution         1 minute
                           Jumps Allowed

Pre-Preliminary            Must not have passed the USFSA Preliminary        1 1/2 minutes
                           Test (Axel and Double Jumps NOT Allowed)
Preliminary                Must have passed the USFSA Pre-Preliminary        1 1/2 minutes
                           Free Style Test but not the Pre-Juvenile Test
                           Must have passed the USFSA Preliminary Free
Pre-Juvenile                                                                 2 minutes
                           Style Test but not the Juvenile Free Style Test
Juvenile or OpenJuv -13    Must have passed the USFSA Pre-Juvenile Free
                                                                             2 min, 15 sec
yrs as of Feb. 29, 2008    Style Test but not the Intermediate Test
 Intermediate - long       Must have passed the USFSA Juvenile Free
                                                                             2 ½ minutes
program                    Style Test but not the Novice Free Style Test
                           Must have passed the USFSA Intermediate Free      Ladies 3 minutes
Novice – long program
                           Style Test but not the Junior Free Style Test     Men 3 ½ min
                           Must have passed the USFSA Novice Free Style      Ladies 3 ½,
Junior -long program
                           Test but not passed the Senior Free Style Test    Men 4 min
                           Must have passed the USFSA Junior Free Style      Ladies 4 min, Men
Senior – long program
                           Test                                              4 ½ min
                           May have passed Preliminary (NO Axel or
Adult Bronze                                                                 1 min, 40 sec.
                           Double Jumps)
Adult Silver               Passed Juvenile (NO Double Jumps)                 2 min 10 sec
Adult Gold                 Passed Intermediate (No restrictions)             2 min 40 sec

Short Program: Short Program events are offered at the Intermediate, Novice, Junior, and Senior
Levels. Required elements to be skated are for the 2008-2009 season and program times are as set
forth in the 2008 USFSA Rulebook.
        Intermediate Singles Short Program: Maximum 2 min.
        Novice Singles Short Program: Maximum 2:30 min.
        Junior and Senior Singles Short Program: Maximum 2:50 min.

USFSA Basic Skills Elements: To be skated on half ice, with no music, in one min. or less. All
elements must be skated in the order listed. Each skater will have the option to perform one
element at a time in a simple program format (no excessive connecting steps) OR will perform the
next element when directed by a judge or referee. Open to skaters who have not passed any
USFSA tests.
Basic Skills Level     Requirements
                          1.   March followed by a two food glide and dip,
                          2.   Forward two-foot swizzles, 2-3 in a row
Snowplow Sam
                          3.   Forward Snowplow stop
                          4.   Backwards wiggles, 2-6 in a row
                          1.   Forward two-foot glide
                          2.   Forward two-foot swizzles, 6-8 in a row
Basic 1
                          3.   Forward snowplow stop
                          4.   Backward wiggles, 6-8 in a row
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                           1. Forward one-foot glide, either foot
                           2. Forward alternating ½ swizzle pumps in a straight line across the
                              width of the ice
 Basic 2
                           3. Two–foot turn in place, forward to backward
                           4. Backward two-foot swizzles, 6-8 in a row
                           5. Moving snowplow stop
                           1. Forward stroking
 Basic 3
                           2. Forward ½ swizzle pumps on a circle, either clockwise or counter-
                              clockwise 6-8
                           3. Moving forward to backward two-foot turn, either direction
                           4. Backward one foot glide, either foot
                           5. Two-foot spin, minimum two revolutions
                           1. Forward outside edge on a circle clockwise or counter-clockwise
                           2. Forward crossovers, 6-8 consecutive, both directions
 Basic 4                   3. Forward outside three-turn, right and left
                           4. Backward stroking
                           5. Backward snowplow stop, right or left

                           1.   Backward outside edge on a circle, clockwise or counter clockwise
                           2.   Backward crossovers, 6-8 consecutive, both directions
 Basic 5
                           3.   One-foot spin, minimum three revolutions
                           4.   Hockey stop
                           5.   Side Toe hop, either direction
                           1.   Forward inside 3-turn, Right & Left
                           2.   Bunny hop
 Basic 6                   3.   Forward arabesque spiral on a straight line, right or left
                           4.   Lunge, right or left
                           5.   T-Stop, right or left
                           1.   Forward inside open Mohawk, R to L and L to R
                           2.   Ballet jump, either direction
 Basic 7                   3.   Back crossovers to a back outside edge landing position, clockwise
                                and counter clockwise
                           4.   Forward inside pivot
                           1.   Moving forward outside or forward inside 3-turns, right and left
                           2.   Waltz jump
                           3.   Mazurka in either direction
 Basic 8                   4.   Combination move, clockwise or counter clockwise, consisting of
                                two forward crossovers into forward inside Mohawk, step behind,
                                step into one back crossover and step to a forward inside edge
                           5.   Beginning one-foot upright spin, optional free foot position

 USFSA Basic Skills/Freeskate Programs with Music: The skating order of the required
 elements is optional. The elements are not restricted as to the number of times the element is
 executed, or length of glides, number of revolutions, etc. unless otherwise stated. Vocal music is
 allowed for Snowplow Sam to Basic 8 only. The skater must demonstrate the required elements
 and may use, but is not required to use any additional elements from previous levels, but a .20
 deduction will be taken for each element that is performed from a higher level. Time is One
 Minute +/- 10 sec. for SS to Basic 8 and 1:30 min +/-10 sec. for Free skate 1-2, to be skated on full
 ice. Skaters are judged on Technical Merit and Presentation.
Basic Skills Level  Requirements
  Snowplow Sam       1. March followed by a two-foot glide and dip
                     2. Forward two-foot swizzles, 2-3 in a row
(under 6 yrs of age
                     3. Backward wiggles, 2-6 in a row
as of Feb 29, 2008)  4. Forward snowplow stop
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              1.  Forward two-foot glide
              2.  Forward two-foot swizzles, 6-8 in a row
Basic 1
              3.  Backward wiggles, 6-8 in a row
              4.  Forward snowplow stop.
              1. Forward one-foot glide, either foot
              2. Two-foot turn in place, forward to backward
              3. Backward two-foot swizzles, 6-8 in a row
Basic 2
              4. Forward alternating ½ swizzle pumps in a straight line across width of
                 the ice
              5. Moving snowplow stop.
              1. Forward stroking
              2. Forward ½ swizzle pumps on a circle-clockwise or counter clockwise, 6-
                  8 consecutive
Basic 3
              3. Moving forward to backward two-foot turn, either direction
              4. Backward one-foot glide, either foot
              5. Two-foot spin
               1. Forward outside edge on a circle, clockwise or counter clockwise
Basic 4        2. Forward crossovers, 6-8 consecutive, both directions
               3. Forward outside three-turns, right and left
               4. Backward stroking
               5. Backward snowplow stop, right or left
               1. Backward outside edge on a circle- clockwise or counter clockwise
Basic 5        2. Backward crossovers, 6-8 consecutive, both directions
               3. One-foot spin, minimum three revolutions
               4. Side toe hop, either direction
               5. Hockey stop
               1. Forward inside three-turn, right and left
Basic 6        2. Bunny hop
               3. Forward arabesque spiral on a straight line, right or left
               4. Lunge, right or left
               5. T-stop, right or left
               1. Forward inside open Mohawk, right to left and left to right
Basic 7        2. Ballet jump, either direction
               3. Back crossovers to a back outside edge landing position, clockwise
                   and counter clockwise
               4. Forward inside pivot
               1. Moving forward outside or inside open 3-turns, right and left
Basic 8        2. Waltz jump
               3. Mazurka, either direction
               4. Combination move, clockwise or counter clockwise, consisting of two
                   forward crossovers into a forward inside Mohawk, step behind, step
                   into one back crossover, and step into a forward inside edge
               5. Beginning one-foot upright spin, optional free foot position
               1. Advanced forward stroking, 4-6 strokes
Freeskate 1    2. Forward outside or inside consecutive edges, 2-4
               3. Scratch spin from back crossovers
               4. Waltz jump, from back crossovers
               5. Half flip jump.
               1. Forward outside spiral, right or left
Freeskate 2    2. Waltz threes, right or left
               3. Beginning back spin
               4. Waltz jump, side toe hop, waltz jump
               5. Toe loop


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                                    Last Chance Spring Skate 2008
               Competition Registration Form to be Postmarked by Feb 29, 2008
Name______________________________________Birthday____/____/____ Sex M F circle
Address_________________________________________City__________________________
State _______________________Zip Code_____________ Phone # (____)________________
USFSA #______________Coach________________________Coach’s USFSA#____________
Home Club__________________________________Email_____________________________
Highest test passed in each area:
Freestyle____________________Ice Dance__________________ Moves__________________
Event Name            Level                         1st        2nd               Amount Due
Basic Skills Elements _________________             $25.00   $15.00              __________
Basic Skills with Music________________             $25.00   $15.00              __________
Basic Skills Showcase _________________             $25.00   $15.00              __________
Moves in Field         _________________            $60.00   $20.00              __________
Freestyle             _________________             $60.00   $20.00              __________
Compulsory Moves      _________________             $60.00   $20.00              __________
Short Program         _________________             $60.00   $20.00              __________
Interpretive          _________________             $60.00   $20.00              __________
Jumps                 _________________             $60.00   $20.00              __________
Spins                 _________________             $60.00   $20.00              __________
Showcase              _________________             $60.00   $20.00              __________
Artistic              _________________             $60.00   $20.00              __________
Solo Dance            _________________             $60.00   $20.00              __________
Pairs Showcase        _________________             $60.00   $20.00 each         __________
        partner’s name & level_____________________________________
*Maneuver Team        _________________               N/A $10.00 each            __________
Group Showcase      N/A                   Total Cost for Group is $75.00
   One person must submit payment for all and include a list of skaters          ___________

Total Due $ Check to Helena Figure Skating Club               $______________
       Or for credit card, circle one
MasterCard Visa Card #_________________________________ Expiration ____________

Card Holder Signature_________________________ Print Name________________________

*List add’l Maneuver Team members_______________,_______________,________________
Registration must include Payment, Certification of Eligibility. and Medical Release Forms.
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                                      Last Chance Spring Skate 2008
                                 CERTIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY


>I am eligible to enter the event or events listed on the previous page, under USFSA rules
__________________________________________________________ _________________________
Signature of Competitor                                                       Date
>I grant permission for my son or daughter to participate in the competition. I understand that contestants
waive all claims for injury and liabilities for damage or loss of property.
__________________________________________________________ _________________________
Signature of Parent/Guardian if skater is under age 18                        Date
>The above named skater is an eligible member in good standing with USFSA and is eligible to enter the
events.
__________________________________________________________ _________________________
Signature and Title of Club Officer                                           Date
******************************************************************************
Medical Release Form for Last Chance Spring Skate Competition and Test Session:
Authorization: In case of emergency, I hereby authorize medical treatment for my child while
attending the “Last Chance Spring Skate 2008” competition and test session.
______________________ _________________________________________ _____________
Skaters name                      Parent /Legal Guardian signature                           Date
Notify in Case of Emergency:
____________________________________________________ _________________________
Name of person to contact and relationship to competitor                      Telephone Number
Drug Allergies or Sensitivities:
______________________________________________________________________________
List all drug allergies and/or sensitivities of the competitor. If none, please so state.
Medical Conditions and Special Instructions: List any existing medical conditions or special care
needs of the Competitor. If none, please so state.


Mail the Registration Form, Certificate of Eligibility, Medical Release Form, Practice Ice
Form, Test Form, and payment to the Registrar:
Postmarked by Feb. 29, 2008
                 Candee Krantz
                 1413 Boulder
                 Helena, Mt 59601
          406-443-7412     email: tjkrantz2@bresnan.net
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               HELENA FIGURE SKATING CLUB--- USFS TEST SESSION
                                April 4, 2008
                               Helena Ice Arena


Last Name__________________First Name_________________USFSA#______________
Address____________________City____________________State_________Zip________
Phone________________ E-mail___________________ Home Club__________________

TEST                             TEST FEE                         TOTAL FEES DUE




Hospitality Fee                                                              $5.00
Non-member Service fee $20                                                  $20.00
Late fee-postmarked after                 $10.00
February 29
TOTAL BALANCE DUE


Make checks payable to Helena Figure Skating Club. Note: For any test contingent upon passing
another, you must submit a separate check for the contingent testing fee. If you do not do this
and the skater does not qualify to take the contingent test, the testing fee will not be returned!

Return form and payment postmarked by Feb. 28, 2008 to: Candee Krantz
                                                        1413 Boulder
                                                        Helena, Mt 59601

Questions? Call Nancy Dupre, Test Chairman, 431-2363 and leave a message

MOVES                         FREESTYLE                      DANCE (each)
Pre-Preliminary       $25     Pre-preliminary        $25     Preliminary             $15
Preliminary           $30     Preliminary            $30     Pre-Bronze              $18
Pre-Juvenile          $35     Pre-juvenile           $35     Bronze                  $20
Juvenile              $40     Juvenile               $40     Pre-Silver              $22
Intermediate          $45     Intermediate           $45     Silver                  $25
Novice                $50     Novice                 $50     Pre-Gold                $30
Junior                $55     Junior                 $55
Senior                $60     Senior                 $60

Coach’s signature________________________Skater’s signature_________________________

Parent’s signature________________________Home Test Chair signature__________________




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                      LAST CHANCE SPRING SKATE
                        PRACTICE ICE REQUEST
            THIS FORM MUST BE POSTMARKED BY FEBRUARY 29, 2008


Name:___________________________________ Club:_____________________

Address:_________________________________ Phone:____________________

Skating Level: Moves____________ Freestyle____________Dance___________

Register for 20 minute sessions at $10.00 per session in advance ($15.00 walk on, if
space permits). There will be no refunds for practice ice unless the sessions
requested are not available. Sessions are scheduled “first come, first served”.

Friday (April 4)   Moves Test Practice Ice _____@ $10.00________

                   Freestyle Test Practice Ice_____@ $10.00_______

                   Dance Test Practice Ice _____ @ $10.00________

Friday Evening (April 4)
      Number of Sessions Requested _____@ $10.00 = $__________

Saturday Morning (April 5) Practice Ice:
      Number of Sessions Requested _____@ $10.00 = $__________

Mail this form and payment made to HFSC by February 29 to:
                                        Candee Krantz
                                        1413 Boulder
                                        Helena, MT 59601

Email address_________________________________ or enclose a self-addressed
stamped envelope for a practice ice schedule.

Practice Ice questions may be directed to Debbie Curry 406-442-1095
                                          dardebcurry@aol.com




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