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Pre-Juvenile, Juvenile and STARSkate clarifications for 2015-2016

June 06, 2015

Skate Ontario has made the following decisions with regard to Pre-Juvenile and Juvenile competitive skaters and STARSkate events for the 2015-2016 season: Pre-Juvenile skaters may switch back and forth with STARSkate in the same discipline. Juvenile skaters may only compete in STARSkate in a different discipline. Pre-Juvenile dance selections for the 2016 Skate Ontario Championships […]

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Ontario Winter Games update

June 06, 2015

The site for the 2016 Ontario Winter Games has not been determined at this time. We are currently waiting for details from the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, and will publish this information as soon as it becomes available. Please note that Skate Ontario intends to offer Pre-Juvenile and Juvenile categories at the Skate […]

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Skate Ontario Strategic Plan

May 26, 2015

Representatives from Skate Canada, Skate Ontario, the four Ontario sections, the Provincial Government, and the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) held a one-day strategic summit in Toronto on February 21, 2015. Out of this meeting, the Ontario Sections Organizational Working Committee was struck. The Skate Ontario Board of Directors, inclusive of the four Ontario Section […]

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NEXXICE: ISU World Champions

May 18, 2015

Team Canada 1 (NEXXICE Senior, of Burlington) captured the 2015 ISU World Synchronized Skating Championship on April 10-11 at the FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton. NEXXICE took a 0.67 point lead on the Friday, with a score of 71.06, winning the Short Program with an energetic and entertaining performance skated to “Mud” by Canadian Juno Award winners, […]

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Ontario High Performance Sports Initiative 2015-2016

May 17, 2015

Skate Ontario is thrilled to announce the following skaters have been selected to participate in the 2015-16 Ontario High Performance Sport Initiative: Tier 1 Athlete Discipline Coach Roman Sadovsky Men Tracey Wainman Hope McLean Pair Alison Purkiss Trennt Michaud Pair Alison Purkiss Hannah Whitley Dance David Islam Elliott Graham Dance David Islam Audrey Croteau-Villeneuve Dance […]

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Ontario Skaters' Promotional Contest Winners!

March 23, 2015

The Ontario Skaters’ Promotional Contest Winners were drawn at the Skate Ontario Championships in Brampton, March 13-15, 2015. Thanks to everyone who participated, and congratulations to the winners! Great prizes were available, including a 2015 Ford Mustang! Make sure you get your tickets for next year!

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Canada Winter Games: Team Ontario!

February 20, 2015

                                                       Skate Ontario Introduces the 2015 Canada Winter Games Team Skate Ontario is pleased to introduce the members of the 2015 Canada Winter Games Figure Skating Team. This team brings great potential to Team Ontario and is looking forward to carrying on the tradition of strong performances at Canada Winter Games. These athletes represent the […]

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Grand Prix Gold for Weaver and Poje!

February 07, 2015

Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje, from Waterloo, won gold in Ice Dance at the ISU Grand Prix Final in Barcelona, with a score of 181.14,  after having qualified for the final by way of two gold medal performances at Skate Canada International and the NHK Trophy in Osaka. Also in Ice Dance, Piper Gilles and Paul […]

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Junior Grand Prix Finalists!

February 07, 2015

The Ontario Junior Ice Dance team of Mackenzie Bent, from Uxbridge, and Garrett McKeen, from Oshawa, were joined by Ontario Junior Men’s competitor, Roman Sadovsky, from Vaughn, to represent Canada at the ISU Junior Grand Prix Final in Barcelona. Mackenzie and Garrett reached the final with 1st and 2nd place finishes at the Grand Prix events […]

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Coaching Development Series at the National Performance Centre

January 28, 2015

Skate Canada is offering a Coaching Development Series at the National Performance Centre in Toronto. The NPC philosophy is to assist, enhance and support athlete and coach development along the pathway to personal excellence. The Toronto centre is not a daily training environment, but rather a place athletes and coaches can go to access services […]

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