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Spring Skate Competition

On the Edge Skating Competition

Hagerstown Edge Skating Academy is proud to announce we will be hosting our annual skating competition on April 23th, 2017.  On the Edge is part of the National Capital Area Basic Skills Competition Series. See competition announcement for registration details.

 Please join in the other rinks competitions and earn points towards the series medals.  If you need information regarding the other competitions please email

Reistertown Sportplex          March 12, 2017

Fort Dupont                          March 18, 2017

Hagerstown Ice                     April 23, 2017

Capital Clubhouse (Waldorf)  May 20, 2017

Prince William Ice                  June 4, 2017

Kettler Capitals Iceplex         July 16, 2017

Eligibility Rules for Participants

The competition is open to ALL skaters who are current eligible (ER 1.00) members of either the Basic Skills Program and/or are full members of U.S. Figure Skating. To be eligible, skaters must have submitted a membership application or be a member in good standing. Members of other organizations are eligible to compete but must be registered with the host Basic Skills Program/club or any other Basic Skills Program/club. 


Eligibility will be based on skill level as of closing date of entries. All Snowplow Sam and Basic Skills 1-8 skaters must skate at highest level passed or one level higher and NO official U.S. Figure Skating tests may have been passed including MIF or individual dances.


For the Free skate 1-6, Test Track and Well Balanced levels, eligibility will be based only upon highest free skate test level passed (moves in the field test level will not determine skater’s competitive level). Skaters may skate at highest level passed OR one level higher BUT not both levels in the same event during the same competition.  


Entries and Fees

All entries must be postmarked no later than April 8, 2017. NO Late entries will be accepted. Entry fees are per person, U.S. dollars. The first event is $40.00 and each additional event is $10.00. NO refunds after closing date unless event is canceled. ENTRY FORMS MUST BE FILLED OUT COMPLETELY and returned with fee check made payable to HIAAA.  There will be a fee for returned checks of $30.00.


The music for all free skating programs and showcase must be provided on CD’s by the skater. CD’s should be clearly marked with the name of the skater, event entered and length of music (not the skating time). Competition music is to be turned in at the time of registration. Time duration is always +/- 10 seconds.


Video Taping and Photographs

At this time there will not be a professional photographer.  Please use caution when taking pictures or video.

Lorraine Olson

Skate Director, Hagerstown Edge Skating Academy


Everyone will receive an award. All events will be final rounds. Medals will be awarded to first, second, and third places. ALL other places will receive ribbons. ALL awards will be made at appropriate times throughout the competition.