Announcement

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EduSport Figure Skating Club Association  

and

Romanian Skating Federation

invite you to attend the

EduSport Trophy, first edition,

4-7th of January, 2017

Otopeni, Romania

International Figure Skating Competition in Single Skating

for Seniors, Juniors, Advanced Novices, Basic Novices

and

Interclub Figure Skating Competition in Single Skating

for Younger Categories: Chicks and Cubs

under the authorization of the

INTERNATIONAL SKATING UNION

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  1. GENERAL INFORMATION

The EduSport Trophy will be conducted in accordance with the ISU Constitution and General Regulations 2016, the ISU Special Regulations and Technical Rules for Figure Skating as well as pertinent ISU Communications.

Participation in the EduSport Trophy 2017 is open to all competitors who belong to an ISU Member, Rule 109, and qualify with regard to eligibility, according to Rule 102, provided their ages fall within the limits specified in Rule 108, paragraph 3 b) and c) and they meet the participation, citizenship and residency requirements in Rule 109, paragraphs 1 through 5 and ISU Communication 2030 or any update of it.

In accordance with Rule 109 of the ISU General Regulations and ISU Communication 2030 all Skaters who do not have the nationality of the Member by which they have been entered or who, although having such nationality, have in the past represented another Member, must produce an ISU Clearance Certificate. Passports of all Skaters, as well as the ISU Clearance Certificate, if applicable, must to be presented at the accreditation of the event for verification.

  1. TECHNICAL DATA

Place of the competition: Telekom Arena  –Drumul Garii Odai.

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.

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  1. ENTRIES

All ISU members and clubs, which are members of National Figure Skating Federations associated with ISU, are invited to take part at the competition.

Competitors from categories Seniors, Juniors, Advanced Novice and Novice Basic A and B must be entered through their Member Federation.

Entries for younger categories will be accepted from Member Federation or invited clubs, which are members of National Figure Skating Federations, associated with the ISU.

Each ISU Member may enter four competitors (two ladies, two men) in senior single skating events and four competitors (two ladies, two men) in each category in single skating of junior and novice events (unless the Organizing Committee decides otherwise). For non ISU categories clubs may enter  5 boys and 5 girls in each category.

The  Romanian Skating Federation and the Organizer reserve the right to enter additional competitors in each category or limit the entries of the competition in case of too many entries.

Entry forms and Program Content Sheets must be sent to the following address:

          EduSport Sport Club Association

E-mail: office@edusportclub.com,  EduSportClub@gmail.com si frpatinaj@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 chaperons.

Late entries are accepted untill 27th of December.

  1. CANCELLATION

Cancellation of the competitor entry, has to be done till December 10, 2016. For any later cancellation the team leader of respective Federation or Club will be asked to pay the entry fee.

  1. JUDGES

Each participating ISU member may nominate one (1) International or ISU Judge. Nomination for Judge and substitute Judge must be sent along with the entry forms for competitors. The official entry form for Judges must reach the Organizing Committee, not later December 18, 2016.

The Panels will be drawn immediately after the closing of entries. The members concerned will be notified of the result of the draw.

Each panel of Judges in Senior, Junior and Advanced Novice categories will consist of 5 Judges.

Therefore, if there are not enough nominated Judges by the Federations with skaters competing in this event  the Organizing Committee will invite Judges with the designated scope of completing the panel in accordance with ISU Rule 420.

Rule 420

For the results from any International Competition to count towards ISU Championship qualification, or for world standings or world rankings, the following conditions must be met:

  1. i) the Technical Controller and the Technical Specialists must not be from the same ISU Member, and
  2. ii) a panel of a minimum of five judges is required, and, no ISU Member can have the majority of the Judges on any panel.

In younger groups the panel of Judges will consist of 3 Judges.

The organizer will provide and cover the expenses for rooms and meals for all Referees, the Technical Controllers, the Technical Specialist, the Data and Replay Operators and Judges beginning with dinner on Wednesday, 04 January until lunch on Saturday, 08 January, 2017.

The Organizing Committee will cover the costs for travel expenses only for Referees, Technical Controllers, Technical Specialist, Data and Replay Operators. For each Judge the O.C. will cover 50 euros/person for total transport expenses.

  1. ENTRY FEE

For the Senior, Junior and Advanced Novice categories – 60 €/ per skater.

For the Novice Basic A, B, Cubs and Chicks categories– 50 €/ per skater.

Payment shall be made by bank transfer (until  December 18, 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 not later than  December 18, 2016 there shall be a 20% deduction for each entry fee.

No discounts will apply for late entries.

Bank account:

Bank name: ING Bank
IBAN:

– EUR: RO36INGB0000999905912025 (for payments in EUR)
– RON: RO89INGB0000999903186729 (for payments in RON)
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.

  1. CATEGORIES

SENIOR CATEGORIES

SENIOR LADIES

Technical Requirements are in accordance with ISU Technical Rules – Single and Pair Skating 2016 and respective ISU Communication.

Short Program: 2 min 40 sec, +/- 10 sec

Free Skating: 4 min 00 sec, +/- 10 sec

SENIOR MEN

Technical Requirements are in accordance with ISU Technical Rules – Single and Pair Skating 2016 and respective ISU Communication.

Short Program: 2 min 40 sec, +/- 10 sec

Free Skating: 4 min 30 sec, +/- 10 sec

JUNIOR CATEGORIES

JUNIOR LADIES

Technical Requirements are in accordance with ISU Technical Rules – Single and Pair Skating 2016 and respective ISU Communication.

Short Program: 2 min 40 sec, +/- 10 sec
Free Skating: 3 min 30 sec, +/- 10 sec

JUNIOR MEN

Technical Requirements are in accordance with ISU Technical Rules – Single and Pair Skating 2016 and respective ISU Communication.

Short Program: 2 min 40 sec, +/- 10 sec
Free Skating: 4 min, +/- 10 sec

ADVANCED NOVICE CATEGORIES

ADVANCED NOVICE GIRLS

Age and technical requirements are according to the ISU Technical Rules Single and Pair Skating 2016, ISU Communication 2024 and all respective ISU Communications.

Short Program: 2 min 20 sec, +/-10 sec
Free Skating: 3 min +/-10 sec

ADVANCED NOVICE BOYS

Age and technical requirements are according to the ISU Technical Rules Single and Pair Skating 2016, ISU Communication 2024 and all respective ISU Communications.

Short Program: 2 min 20 sec, +/-10 sec
Free Skating: 3 min 30 sec, +/-10 sec

BASIC NOVICE CATEGORIES

BASIC NOVICE B GIRLS & BOYS

Age and technical requirements are according to the ISU Technical Rules Single and Pair Skating 2016, ISU Communication 2024 and all respective ISU Communications.

Free Skating: 3 min, +\- 10 sec

BASIC NOVICE A GIRLS & BOYS

Age and technical requirements are according to the ISU Technical Rules Single and Pair Skating 2016, ISU Communication 2024 and all respective ISU Communications.

Free Skating: 2 min 30 sec, +/- 10 sec

YOUNGER CATEGORIES

CUBS GIRLS & BOYS

Age requirements – Cubs is a skater who was born: 1.7.2006 – 30.6.2008

Free Skating: 2 min, +/- 10 sec.

A well balanced CUBS Free Skating Program must contain:

a) Maximum of 4 jump elements for Girls and Boys, one of which must be an Axel type jump. There may be up to two (2) jump combinations or sequences. Jump combination can contain only two (2) jumps. A jump sequence can contain any number of jumps, but only the two most difficult jumps will be counted. Triple jumps are not permitted. Any single or double jump (including Double Axel) cannot be executed more than twice in total.

b) There must be a maximum of two (2) spins of a different nature (abbreviation), one of which must be a spin combination with or without change of foot (minimum of six (6) revolutions in total) and one spin with no change of position and with or without change of foot (minimum of six (6) revolutions in total). Flying entry is allowed.

c) There must be a maximum:

  • for Girls one (1) Choreographic sequence which includes at least one 3 seconds long spiral position. The sequence will have a fixed Base value and evaluated in GOE only.
  • for Boys maximum of one (1) step sequence with a fixed Base value and evaluated in GOE only.

Level explanation: For CUBS, in all elements which are subject to levels, only features up to

Level 2 will be counted. Any additional features will not be counted for Level Requirements and will be ignored by the Technical Panel.

The program components are judged according to the following criteria only:

  • Skating Skills
  • Performance/Execution

The factors for the program components are 2.5.

CHICKS GIRLS & BOYS

Age requirements – Chicks Skater is a girl who was born: 1.7.2008 and younger

Free Skating: 2 min, +/- 10 sec

A well balanced CHICKS Free Skating Program must contain:

a) Maximum of 4 jump elements for Girls and Boys, one of which must be an Axel type jump. There may be up to two (2) jump combinations or sequences. Jump combination can contain only two (2) jumps. A jump sequence can contain any number of jumps, but only the two most difficult jumps will be counted. Triple jumps are not permitted. Any single or double jump (including Double Axel) cannot be executed more than twice in total.

b) There must be a maximum of two (2) spins of a different nature (abbreviation), one of which must be a spin combination with or without change of foot (minimum of six (6) revolutions in total) and one spin with no change of position and with or without change of foot (minimum of six (6) revolutions in total). Flying entry is allowed.

c) There must be a maximum:

  • for Girls one (1) Choreographic sequence which includes at least one 3 seconds long spiral position. The sequence will have a fixed Base value and evaluated in GOE only.
  • for Boys maximum of one (1) step sequence with a fixed Base value and evaluated in GOE only.

Level explanation: For CHICKS, in all elements which are subject to levels, only features up to Level 2 will be counted. Any additional features will not be counted for Level Requirements and will be ignored by the Technical Panel.

The program components are judged according to the following criteria only:

  • Skating Skills
  • Performance/Execution

The factors for the program components are 2.5.

The same ISU rules on Judging, refereeing and work of the Technical Panel will be applied as it is in junior and senior international competitions.

  1. 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.

  1. 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/couples must provide a backup drive for each program.

  1. INSURANCE / LIABILITY

In accordance with Rule 119, it is the sole responsibility of each Member participating in the EduSport Trophy 2017, 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.

  1. ACCREDITATION

The accreditation will start on Thursday, January 04, 2017 at the Telekom Arena Rink. The exact location and time will be published in time and will be announced on the competition website www.edusportclub.com

In accordance with the ISU Directive please note  that at the time of registration (Entry fee, music, hotel arrangements) we have to copy and file the passport of the Skaters.

  1. DRAW

The opening draw for the order of skating will be held one day before starting of the first segment for all categories. The exact place and time will be published in the official detailed schedule.

Starting orders for the second segment  for Advanced Novice, Juniors and Seniors will be the reverse order of the results of the short programs in accordance with RULE 513, paragraph  2, i.

  1. 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

Romanian Skating Federation

Contact person: Adriana ORDEANU, mobile: +40.741.052.767

e-mail: frpatinaj@gmail.com

  1. ACCOMMODATION

All participants except Technical panel members and Judges panels must cover their accomodation expenses by themeselves.

In order to book the accommodation at special event prices, the reservation must be booked and paid by each member or club only through Organizing Committee.

The Official Hotel is Breston Hotel.

Detailed hotel info about special prices for this competition will be available on request!

  1. TRANSPORTATION

Organizing Committee will provide transportation from/to Otopeni Airport and to/from official hotel.

The transportation fee is 5 € per person/one way.

  1. 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.edusportclub.com and on the information board in the ice rink.

Schedule HERE.

Respectfully Yours and Best Skating Regards, Organizing Committee of the EduSport Trophy

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