Non-Qualifying (6.0) and Basic Skills U.S. Figure Skating Competition - Sanction #23089
Thank you to the following who made our competition a success:
Brad Barbeau and Shelley Millard for all the ways they have supported our club and competition.
All competition officials...Jan Olesky (referee), Jay Michael (accountant), Julia Jordan, Jean Madrid, Don Conrad, Darlene Michael, Kathie Davis, Sarah Oliver, Katie Wolk, Cynthia Tang
Lyssa Cobb, St. Louis SC Test Chair, for sharing resources with us and coordinating schedules so smoothly.
Gina Oesterlei for encouraging our Basic Skills skaters to participate in Gateway and assisting them in finding coaches.
Adele Eberhardt for her beautiful rendition of the national anthem.
Chuck Patton, Lian Lawton, and Blake Elder for announcing events and skaters and standing in the cold for long stretches. Thanks to Chuck, also, for providing transportation to our officials.
Nancy Akins and Joanie Trapp for organizing the hospitality effort for judges, officials, coaches, and volunteers.
Sharon Gruendler, Terri Grillo, Michelle Klimpel, Julie Donnelly, Amy Pesek who helped this effort by bringing food to the competition.
Sherry Dains, Stephanie Greenberg, Erin Klippi for ice monitoring
Amy Dickson, Shannon Westmoreland, Pat Ligon, Paula Hanssen, Justine Oestricker and Karen Oestricker for awards /registration.
Erica Greenberg, Jessica Klimpel, Elsa Wagnon, Katie Gruendler, Skye Patton, Sophia Johnson - results messengers, sold sandwiches, stuffed goody bags, etc.
The Fillmore family - Scott, Emily and Sage - for helping with set-up and clean-up.
Susan Brownell who assisted our competition accountant.
Richard Kelly for transporting competition supplies to the ice rink.
Levi Nance of St. Louis Action Photography
Mike Keune of Weddings and Events Video for their services.
Our program advertisers for their support, and for the individuals and businesses that donated items for skater goody bags. Tish Kettler, Lien Stuckenholtz, Kevin Kurth, Rainbo Sports
To the coaches for being there for the skaters and helping Gateway to be successful.
Saint Louis Theatre on Ice, as well as coaches and parents, who represented our club well in a pre-competition exhibition.
Chris and Cory - our Zamboni drivers!
Also, Joy Elder, Tori Kelly, Andrew Dickson, Tina Randazzo, Mark Ponder, Jamie Mathews
Very special thank you to Jenn Wagnon for imparting her competition planning experience and helping keep everyone organized. We are also so grateful for your many hours rinkside playing music for skaters, which you do every year.
A huge thank you to Angie Eberhardt and Peggy Orr for chairing Gateway and making it happen for all our skaters. You did an amazing job!!!!
June 11 & 12, 2016
Entry Deadline: May 6, 2016
Brentwood Ice Rink, 2505 S. Brentwood Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63144
Compulsory – Freestyle – Jumps – Spins – Adult – Showcase – Production Ensembles – Test Track Free Skate – Well Balanced Free Skate – Interpretative – Solo Pattern Dance – Moves in the Field
Basic Skills Program, Elements and Showcase Events
Competition Chairs: Angie Eberhardt and Peggy Orr
Phone: 314-282-5042 (please leave voicemail)
Basic Skills Competitors!!
Basic Skills Memberships are available through St. Louis Skating Club for $15!
Not a member of U.S. Figure Skating or a U.S. Figure Skating Basic Skills program? It's easy!
Click here to sign up for a U.S. Figure Skating Skating Membership!
Basic skills memberships will expire June 30, 2017.
Need a coach to help put together the perfect competition program?
Thank you for your interest in the 2016 Gateway Invitational! We welcome all Basic Skills skaters and hope to promote a FUN, introductory, competitive experience. In addition to Basic Skills, we welcome Well-Balanced competitors (thru Open Juvenile), Test Track Skaters thru Senior Level, Adult, Production, and Showcase events.
The Gateway Invitational will be conducted in accordance with the rules and regulations of U.S. Figure Skating, as set forth in the current rulebook, as well as any pertinent updates which have been posted on the U.S. Figure Skating website.
This competition is open to all eligible, restricted, reinstated or readmitted persons as defined by the Eligibility Rules, and is a currently registered member of a U.S. Figure Skating member club, a collegiate club or an individual member in accordance with the current rulebook. Please refer to the current rulebook for non-U.S. Citizens.
Basic Skills events are open to all skaters who are current eligible 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.
Online entries with secure credit card payment may be made at EntryEeze.com must be completed by 11:59PM, May 6, 2016. Entry fees for events do not include practice ice. Practice ice is purchased separately.
Late entries will be accepted only at the discretion of the competition committee and a late fee of $25.00 will be charged. A $25 service fee will be charged for checks returned for any reason. A $25.00 fee will be charged for any changes of events after May 6, 2016 (regardless of coach approvals).
Confirm your entry events with your coach prior to submitting your entry.
|First Standard 6.0 Event:||$ 85.00|
|First Basic Skills Event:||$ 45.00|
|Each additional Event||$ 20.00|
|Production/Ensemble Events:||$ 85.00 + $10 per skater|
Showcase Duet Events:
|$ 20 per skater|
A U.S. Figure Skating membership number is needed to create an EntryEeze account. If you are currently waiting for a membership number, you can still create an EntryEeze account by entering “0000” into the box “USFSA# (or Basic Skills #)”. After you receive your official U.S. Figure Skating membership number, please forward it to the competition chair.
JUDGING SYSTEM: The 6.0 Majority Judging System will be used for all events.
COMPETITION T-SHIRTS: Event t-shirts will only be available for purchase through EntryEeze. T-shirts will be available for pickup at the registration desk. The deadline for t-shirt orders is May 15.
U.S. FIGURE SKATING TEST SESSION: A test session will be held on Friday, June 10. Click here for details and registration information.
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- Advertisers may submit a coupon or other small item to be placed in the competitor’s goodie bag. If you wish to have an item included please mail 85 items with your ad request.
|Front Inside||5.5" x 8.5"||$100.00||Full Page||5.5" x 8.5"||$75.00|
|Back Outside||5.5" x 8.5"||$100.00||Half Page||5.5" x 4.25"||$50.00|
|Back Inside||5.5" x 8.5"||$90.00||Quarter||5.5" x 2.25"||$25.00|