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Quarantine Classic 2020

Interpretive Guidelines

Timeline:

  • Registration is open May 1st--May 8th https://www.vacationlandfigureskatingclub.com/

  • Skaters will register at their current skating level

  • Registration closes on May 8th. At that time, skaters will be placed into groups based on age & skating level.

  • On May 9th,  registered skaters will receive an email with their assigned music and choreography guidelines.

  • On May 13th,  skaters will receive an email with the competition schedule, Zoom ID and login information. 

 Interpretive Rules:

  • All music selections will be 1 minute in length.

  • Each event will receive a different piece of music.

  • Skaters will have 1 week to choreograph their program.

  • The program is to be exclusively choreographed by the skater without outside help from coaches, family members, other skaters or YouTube.  This is a time for YOU to shine!

  • There are no technical requirements. Skaters will be judged on performance and interpretation. Jumps, spin positions and other “skating” moves are highly encouraged. This is NOT a dance competition.

  • Skaters will be performing off-ice; no skates, ice, inline or rollers allowed.

  • Spin boards are not permitted.

  • Costumes are encouraged; skating dresses or theatrical.

  • Props are allowed, but other people/animals may not “be” the prop.

  • A strong internet or WiFi connection is required.

  • Music must be played by the competitor. The speaker must be near the device used and loud enough to be heard by the judges on Zoom.

  • Judges will use open scoring.

  • Scores will be tabulated via spreadsheet and results will be posted at the conclusion of the event.

  • Ribbons will be sent to all participants.

 

Jumps Event

Timeline:

  • Registration is open May 1st--May 8th https://www.vacationlandfigureskatingclub.com/
     
  • Skaters will register at their current skating level
     
  • Registration closes on May 8th. At that time, skaters will be placed into groups based on age & skating level.
     
  • On May 13th, skaters will receive an email with the competition schedule, Zoom ID and login information.

Guidelines:

  • Jumps will follow current USFS jump requirements with a few modifications made for this type of competition setting, see PDF with Jumps below.
    • MODIFICATIONS:
      • All programs will be 1 minute (MAX) in length
      • Beginner and High Beginner will be competing in the same group.  Skaters will use the required jump elements for High Beginner for the combined group.
         
  • Skaters will have 1 minute to complete required jumps in each individual level.
     
  • No additional choreography is allowed.  Connecting steps are allowed, but they should be just that, lead up steps to your required jumps.
     
  • A strong internet or WiFi connection is required.
     
  • Judges will use open scoring.
     
  • Scores will be tabulated via spreadsheet and results will be posted at the conclusion of the event.
    • Skaters will be judged on jump height, body position and revolutions being fully completed. 
    • 5 second landing holds are suggested before starting the next jump. 
       
  • Ribbons will be sent to all participants.

Registration links will be active on May 1st, 2020 at 10 am CST.  Please feel free to reach out to us with any question you may have about the Quarantine Classic and club information.  Our email is skatevacationland@gmail.com

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