1st EduSport Recreational Cup

1. ORGANIZER OF COMPETITION:
EduSport Figure Skating Club Association

2. TECHNICAL DATA:
Place of the competition: Telekom Arena Ice Rink –Drumul Garii Odai st.
Rink is indoor with a surface of 60 x 30 meters, air conditioned, heated changing rooms, located near the centre of Otopeni, close to the Henri Coanda Airport.
Date of the competition: January 7th, 2016
Objective of the competition: providing the recreational and adult skater with the opportunity to compete.

3. ENTRIES:
Any clubs, members of National Figure Skating Federations associated in ISU, are invited to take part at the competition. Entries for all categories will be accepted from invited clubs, which are members of National Figure Skating Federations, associated with the ISU.
The Organizer reserve the right to limit the entries of the competition in case of too many entries.
Also, the O.C. will not accept as entry any sportsman that also participates in ISU sanctioned competition in  016-2017 season.  Entry forms and Program Content Sheets must be sent to the following address:
EduSport Figure Skating Club Association
E-mail: office@edusportclub.com and EduSportClub@gmail.com
Entry forms must reach the Event Organizer not later than December 10, 2016.
With the Entry forms, the “Program Content Sheet” must also be returned to the Organizing Committee in due time  not later than December 10, 2016). It is mandatory that the Program Content Sheet must be filled in precisely by each Skater in English using the terminology for the elements listed in the respective ISU Communication. It is not permitted to hand over the Program Content Sheets directly to the acting Officials.
Entry forms can be downloaded from ISU website or from the official website of EduSport Club Association: www.edusportclub.com. The organizer will not cover any expenses for competitors, team leaders, coaches or chaperones.

4. CANCELLATION:
Cancellation of the competitor entry, has to be done till December 19, 2016. For any later cancellation the team leader of respective Federation or Club will be asked to pay the entry fee.

5. ENTRY FEE:
For all category – an entry fee of 45 € is to be paid per skater.
Payment shall be made by bank transfer (until December 20, 2016) or on the spot in the office of the Organizing Committee in the Otopeni Ice Rink during the accreditation. If payment it is made by bank transfer (not later than December 20, 2016) there shall be a 20% deduction for each entry fee.
Bank account:
Bank name: ING Bank
IBAN:
RO36 INGB 0000 9999 0591 2025 (for payments in EUR)
RO89 INGB 0000 9999 0318 6729 (for payments in LEI)
BIC: 606410008
Cod SWIFT: INGBROBU
Bank holder: Asociatia Clubul Sportiv EduSport
Please fill in the name and discipline of the skater, and Club or Federation in the transfer details!
The entry fee will not be refunded in case of withdrawals for any reason.

6. CATEGORIES and basic information regarding the program composition and eligibility:
Recreational and Adult Single Figure Skating categories
Free Skating Category Age Group Level
Recreational A1 Born in 2005 or younger Bronze
Recreational A2 Born in 2004-2003 Bronze, Silver
Recreational B Born in 2002-2000 Bronze, Silver
Recreational C Born in 1999-1997 Bronze, Silver, Gold
Adult Recreational A Born in 1997-1987 Bronze, Silver, Gold
Adult Recreational B Born in 1986-1967 Bronze, Silver, Gold
Adult Recreational C Born in 1967-1957 Bronze, Silver
Adult Recreational D Born before 1957 Bronze, Silver

7. DETAILS REGARDING THE PROGRAM COMPOSITION
In case the number of entries requires, competitors will be merged into united age group.
Technical data: Calculation of scores: according to new ISU Judging System The Program Components are judged  only in
• Skating Skills
• Performance/Execution
• Interpretation
The music can be even vocal, but with appropriate lyrics.  Recreational and Adult Single Gold categories Free Skating  -A competitor in the Recreational and Adult Recreational Free Skating event must perform a well balanced program that may contain:

Single Gold
time limit:
3 min, +/- 10 sec

a) A maximum of six (6) jump elements, consisting of any single or double
jumps (except double Axel).
No triple jumps are permitted.
There may be up to (3) three jump combinations or jump sequences in the Free Program.
One jump combination or sequence could consist of any number of listed jumps, however, only the two jumps with the highest value will count. The jumps within the jump sequence may be linked by non-listed jumps like mazurkas, half-loops etc. and/or hops immediately following each other while maintaining the jump rhythm (knee); there can be no turns/steps, crossovers or stroking during the sequence. Any solo jump can be repeated only once and this repetition must be done either in a jump combination or in a jump sequence. Non-listed jumps may be included in the program as part of connecting footwork, preceding single or double jumps.

b) A maximum of three (3) spins of a different abbreviation, one of which must be a spin combination with a change of foot and one must be a flying spin. The spins must have a required minimum number of revolutions: four (4) for the flying spin with no change of foot after landing, four (4) for the spin with only one position and no change of foot and four (4) for the spin combination with no change of foot and eight (4 + 4) for the spin combination with change of foot. There must be a minimum of two (2) revolutions in each position or the position will not be counted.

c) A maximum of one Choreographic sequence (i.e., circular, straight line, serpentine) according to the requirements. A Choreographic Sequence consists of any kind of movements like steps, turns, spirals, arabesques, spread eagles,  iIa Bauers, spinning movements, etc. A Choreographic Sequence for Girls and Ladies must include at least one spiral (minimum 3 sec. length). The Sequence commences with the first move and is concluded with the last move of the  skater. The first visible attempt to execute a choreographic sequence will contribute to the technical score. Additional spiral sequences and step sequences will not be counted as a step sequence but will be counted as moves-in-the field (transitions) and marked as such.
Factor: The panels points for the three judged Program Component (Skating Skills, Performance/Execution,  interpretation) are multiplied by a factor of 2.5.
Levels explanations:
For Recreational and Adult Gold category, in all elements, which are subject to Levels, only features up to Level 2 will be counted.

Single Silver
time limit:
2 min, 30 sec
+/- 10 sec

a) A maximum of five (5) jump elements consisting of any single or double jumps except double Flip, double Lutz and double Axel. No triple jumps are permitted. There may be up to (3) three jump combinations or jump sequences in the Free Program. One jump combination or sequence could consist of any number of listed jumps, however, only the  two jumps with the highest value will count. The jumps within the jump sequence may be linked by non-listed jumps like mazurkas, half-loops etc. and/or hops immediately following each other while maintaining the jump rhythm  (knee); there can be no turns/steps, crossovers or stroking during the sequence. Any solo jump can be repeated only once and this repetition must be done either in a jump combination or in a jump sequence. Non-listed jumps may be included in the program as part of connecting footwork, preceding single or double jumps.

b)A maximum of three (3) spins of different abbreviations, one of which must be a spin combination with a change of foot. The spins must have a required minimum number of revolutions: three (3) for the flying spin with no change of foot after landing, three (3) for the spin with only one position and no change of foot and four (4) for the spin combination with no change of foot and eight (4 + 4) for the spin combination with change of foot. There must be a minimum of two (2) revolutions in each position or the position will not be counted.

c) A maximum of one Choreographic sequence (i.e., circular, straight line, serpentine) according to the requirements. A Choreographic Sequence consists of any kind of movements like steps, turns, spirals, arabesques, spread eagles, Ina Bauers, spinning movements, etc.  A Choreographic Sequence for Girls and Ladies must include at least one spiral (minimum 3 sec. length). The Sequence commences with the first move and is concluded with the last move of the Skater. The first visible attempt to execute a choreographic sequence will contribute to the technical score. Additional spiral sequences and step sequences will not be counted as a step sequence but will be counted as moves-in-the field (transitions) and marked as such.
Factor: The panels points for the three judged Program Component (Skating Skills, Performance/Execution, Interpretation) are multiplied by a factor of 2.5.
Levels explanations:
For Recreational and Adult Silver category, in all elements, which are subject to Levels, only features up to Level 2 will be counted.

Single Bronze
time limit:
2 min +/- 10 sec

a) A maximum of four (4) jump elements. All single jumps are permitted excluding the single Axel and any other Axel
type jump. All double/triple jumps are not permitted. There may be up to (3) three jump combinations or jump sequences in the Free Program. One jump combination or sequence could consist of any number of listed jumps, however, only the two jumps with the highest value will count. The jumps within the jump sequence may be linked by non-listed jumps like mazurkas, half-loops etc. and/or hops immediately following each other while maintaining the jump rhythm (knee); there can be no turns/steps, crossovers or stroking during the sequence. Any solo jump can be repeated only once and this repetition must be done either in a jump combination or in a jump sequence. Non-listed jumps may be included in the program as part of connecting footwork, preceding single jumps or an axel type jump.

b) A maximum of two (2) spins of different abbreviations. Flying spins and spin combinations with change of foot are not allowed in this category. The spins must have a required minimum number of revolutions: three (3) for the spin with only one position and four (4) for the spin combination.

c) A maximum of one Choreographic sequence (i.e., circular, straight line, serpentine) according to the requirements. A Choreographic Sequence consists of any kind of movements like steps, turns, spirals, arabesques, spread eagles, Ina Bauers, spinning movements, etc. A Choreographic Sequence for Girls and Ladies must include at least one spiral (minimum 3 sec. length). The Sequence commences with the first move and is concluded with the last move of the Skater. The first visible attempt to execute a choreographic sequence will contributeto the technical score. Additional spiral sequences and step sequences will not be counted as a step sequence but will be counted as moves-in-the field (transitions) and marked as such.
Factor: The panels points for the three judged Program Component (Skating Skills, Performance/Execution,  interpretation) are multiplied by a factor of 2.5.
Levels explanations: For Recreational and Adult Silver category, in all elements, which are subject to Levels, only features up to Level 2 will becounted.
8. CALCULATION OF THE RESULTS:
Results for all categories will be calculated using the new ISU Judging System. The results and any additional information for the event you can find on www.edusportclub.com.

9. MUSIC:
Music will be reproduced on Compact Disc – CD. In accordance with Rule 343, paragraph 1, all discs must show the Competition event, Competitor’s name, the Nation and the exact running time of the music (not skating time) including any starting signal and must be submitted at the time of registration. Each program (short program, free skating) must be recorded on a separate disc. In addition competitors must provide a backup drive for each program.

10. INSURANCE / LIABILITY
In accordance with Rule 119, it is the sole responsibility of each Member participating in the EduSport Recreational Cup – Figure Skating Competition, to provide medical and accident insurance for their athletes, officials and all other members of the Member’s team. Such insurance must assure full medical attendance and also the return of the ill or injured person to the home country by air transport or by other expeditious means. It is an internal matter of each ISU Member to decide the issue who shall pay the premium for such insurance. The Organizer assumes no responsibility for or liability with respect to bodily or personal injury or property damage in connection incurred by Competitors and Officials.

11. ACCREDITATION:
The accreditation will start on Thursday, January 06, 2017 in the office of the Organizing Committee in the Otopeni Olympic Ice Rink. The exact location and time will be published in time and will be announced on the competition website www.edusporttrophy.org

12. DRAW:
The opening draw for the order of skating will be held one day before starting of competition. The exact place and time will be published in the official detailed schedule.

Fri, 6th Jan, 19:30 -20:00

Location will be set and the competitiors will be informed in time about it.

13. INFORMATION:
For additional information, please contact the Organizing Committee:
EduSport Figure Skating Club Association:
Contact person: Andreea Cristina IONESCU , mobile: +40.740.348.371
e-mail: office@edusportclub.com
edusportclub@gmail.com

14. ACCOMMODATION:
All participants except Technical panel members and Judges panels must cover their accomodation expenses by themeselves.
Hotel- Briston Hotel, Otopeni

15. TRANSPORTATION:
Organizing Committee will provide transportation from/to Otopeni Airport and to/from official hotel.
The transportation fee is 5 € per person/one way.
16. PROGRAM SCHEDULE – STARTING TIMES

Please, be informed that only the daily starting times are fixed. Following the morning start the time schedule of the event is flexible, which means that in case of cancellations certain categories may start some time earlier than in the  Preliminary Schedule. Please, be informed that all changes in entries and Preliminary Program might be followed at www.edusporttrophy.org and on the information board in the ice rink.

THE OFFICIAL DETAILED AND FINAL SCHEDULE OF THE EVENT WILL BE
PUBLISHED AFTER THE REGISTRATION OF ALL ENTRIES.
Respectfully Yours and Best Skating Regards, Organizing Committee of the
EduSport Recreational Cup