GGBFSC Newsletter — 11/27/2021

Open Skate – Tonight!

Please invite your family and friends to join you at the Nov. 27 Open Skate!

Open Skate sessions are a great fundraising opportunity for the club!

We need volunteers for each Open Skate we host! Help is needed to collect cash and stamp hands at the check-in window, hand out/take in skates and help at the door. Please sign up under Open Skate in entryeeze.

Two Test Session Opportunities

Our GGBFSC will be hosting two test sessions before the end of this year!

GOLD Panel Test Session

Friday, December 3rd from 8am – 7pm at the De Pere Ice Arena.

This test session has a GOLD/Senior panel for Moves, Free Skate, Solo Pattern Dance, Partnered Pattern Dance and Solo Free Dance.

Our dance partner for the test session will be Logan Giuletti-Schmitt.

Single Judge Panel Test Session   

Friday, December 10th from 4pm – 5:50pm on our Club Ice sessions at the DePere Ice Arena. 

Roger Glenn will serve as our Judge for this test session.

Test Session – Volunteers Needed

If you have a skater testing, please sign up to volunteer at the test session.

Reminder, 1 hour is required if you have a skater testing.

Hospitality Volunteer Needed

In addition, we need a volunteer to help with hospitality for the Judges. More info and sign up on entryeeze.

Next Session dates:

  • Thursdays: January 6, 13, 20, 27 February 3 (5 Weeks)   
  • Saturdays: January 8, 15, 22, 29 February 5 (5 Weeks)
  • Registration opens Dec 23

Class times:

  • Thursday 6:25 – 7:25 pm
  •  Saturday 9:20 – 10:20 am / 9:50 – 10:50 am

Here are a few new photos of our Learn to Skate coaches and skaters in action!

Also, we are looking for GGBFSC Club members age 13+ to help out. Please email Leah at interested.

Ice Schedule

Note: Friday Club ice on 12/3 and 12/12 will not be available due to Test Sessions.

All ice must be contracted by 11:59 pm the day before the session. If you miss that deadline and want to skate, you can use a coach’s reserve to still skate.

Morning Ice sessions are cancelled. They were not being utilized enough to keep running them. Thank you for understanding. Here is the updated ice schedule for the Fall session.

Next Test Session

  • Friday, December 3 – 8am – 7pm – This test session has a GOLD/Senior panel for Moves, Free Skate, Solo Pattern Dance, Partnered Pattern Dance (partner Logan Giulietti-Schmitt) and Solo Free Dance. See website for details. 
  • Friday, December 10 – 4pm and 4:50 – low level testing. See website for details.
  • Volunteers are NEEDED to run these test sessions. 1 hour per skater is required. Thank you for your support!

Ice Monitoring Volunteer Hours

As a reminder, all full and introductory Club members must complete four ice monitoring volunteer hours for both Fall and Spring ice sessions.

When you sign up, please make sure to attend your session. If a conflict comes up, update Entryeeze so another parent can sign up.

How to Play Music for Ice Monitoring

We are using an iPad to play music. Here are instructions: Music iPad instructions for Ice Monitors

Good Luck to the Green Bay High School Skating Team!

The team had some fun bonding at an escape room! Next up, they will compete in Stevens Point on Dec 11. Join us in wishing luck to the Greater Green Bay HS Skating Team!

Holiday Exhibition Dec 12!

This year’s Holiday Exhibition and Skate with Santa will take place on Sunday, December 12!

  • Holiday Exhibition – 10 am – 12:00 pm
  • Skate with Santa – 12:00 – 2:30 pm

If you have a skater that wants to skate, please sign up on here. Here is the facebook event to share with your family and friends.

Mitts for Your Skater

If you are interested in polar mitts, here are a few ways you to check out what’s available and make a purchase. 10% goes to the Club!

  • Facebook Group: Above the Stars Boutique
  • Instagram: Above the Stars Boutique
  • Text: 920-609-2079

Competitions and Test Sessions

Check out these competitions and test sessions at other clubs:

  • Escanaba Holiday Classic, Dec 4
  • Northland Competition in Duluth, MN (Feb. 3-6, 2022)
  • Wisconsin Rapids Figure Skating Club will be holding a January camp & test session. Camp will start the night of Wednesday, January 12th and will end late morning on Saturday, January 15th.  A test session will start around 11:00am on Saturday, January 15th.  

Watch the national Entryeeze website for additional competitions. From the homepage, click Skaters, then use the state menu.

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