2012 National Technical Panel Seminar: Synchronized Skating

July 27 - July 29, 2012

EVENT LOCATION

Held in conjunction with the 2012 Synchronized Skating Training Festival

Meetings
Bob Carpenter Center
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716
Phone: 302.831.4367
http://www.udel.edu/BCC/

Host Hotels
Embassy Suites
654 South College Ave.
Newark, DE 19713
Phone: 302.368.8000
www.embassysuites.com

Homewood Suites
640 South College Ave.
Newark, DE 19713
Phone: 302.453.9700
www.homewoodsuites.com

Group rate: $154 / night at both hotels (reference the group "U.S. Figure Skating / Synchronized Skating Training Festival")

Tentative Schedule

Friday, July 27 -- Data & Controllers -- All Day
Friday, July 27 -- Technical Specialists -- Afternoon (after conclusion of National Coaches College)
Saturday, July 28 -- All Attendees -- All Day
Sunday, July 29 -- Testing -- 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Participants are welcome to attend the National Coaches College and the Technical Panel Seminar. However, participants will not be able to attend the Synchronized Training Festival if they attend the Technical Panel Seminar because the schedules of those two events will conflict.

Seminar Offers
  • Certification for new technical controllers and technical specialists for synchronized skating
  • Advancement for certified technical controllers and specialists for synchronized skating
  • Certification for new data operators for synchronized skating
  • Advancement for data operators for synchronized skating
  • Practice/activity for certified technical controllers, specialists and data operators for synchronized skating
  • Observer spaces for coaches and skaters interested in learning more about the IJS and how technical panel officials are trained but not interested in being certified

Qualifications

To be eligible, you must adhere to the qualifications set forth in the 2012 U.S. Figure Skating Rulebook, TPCR 4.00-4.04, and the Advancement Guidelines available on the U.S. Figure Skating website. It is your responsibility to verify your qualifications prior to applying.

If you are applying to advance your current certification, you must first submit a Technical Panel Application for Advancement to the appropriate Sectional Vice Chair (SVC) on the Technical Panel Committee. Please refer to the Technical Panel Advancement Procedures for more information.

Cost

Data Operators

  • $150 for non-U.S. Figure Skating members
  • $125 for U.S. Figure Skating members seeking an appointment/promotion or recertification
  • $100 for U.S. Figure Skating members already holding an appointment who would like to practice but don't want to test for advancement

Specialists

  • $150 for non-U.S. Figure Skating members
  • $125 for U.S. Figure Skating members seeking an appointment/promotion or recertification
  • $100 for U.S. Figure Skating members already holding an appointment who would like to practice but don't want to test for advancement

Controllers

  • $75 for non-U.S. Figure Skating members
  • $50 for U.S. Figure Skating members seeking an appointment/promotion or recertification
  • $25 for U.S. Figure Skating members already holding an appointment who would like to practice but don't want to test for advancement

Other

  • $75 for observers

Cost includes:

  • International faculty
  • Two days of intensive IJS training
  • Testing for certification or advancement (except for observers)

Expenses including travel, hotel, meals and transportation during the seminar are the responsibility of each attendee.

People are not required to attend the National Coaches College in order to attend the Technical Panel Seminar; however, if one is attending the National Coaches College, the registration fee for the Technical Panel Seminar is in addition to the registration fee for the college. Also, please note that participants will not be able to attend the Synchronized Training Festival if they attend the Technical Panel Seminar because the schedules of those two events conflict.
Registration Information

To apply, please go to https://fs12.formsite.com/USFSAIT/2012SynchroTPSApp/secure_index.html. Applications will only be accepted through this online form. Payment is not required with the application but will be requested later only of those who are accepted.

Applications will be reviewed for acceptance and will be notified of acceptance via e-mail AFTER June 1 but no later than June 15.

The deadline to apply is Tuesday, June 5, 2012.