Figure skating is one of the most popular sports in the world today. In Australia more than one and a half million people lace up skates every year. The inclusive programs Ice Skating Australia offer, encourage people to become involved and stay involved for life.
Skaters progress at their own rate and coaches make sessions lively using a wide variety of activities that create a fun environment and promote learning. Aussie SkateTM is the feeder program to all other Australian skating programs, from club competition to National championships and along the Olympic pathway. Aussie SkateTM is also the feeder program in to Ice Hockey and Speed Skating .
Aussie SkateTM is the national learn-to-skate program, and an initiative of Ice Skating Australia. It is a fun, challenging and rewarding program for all ages and abilities.
The following competitions have been approved as Benchmark Events for 2015:
The ISA Benchmark Event Criteria policy details the criteria for the conduct of these events, which are primarily Judging & Technical panel requirements. We apologise for the short notice of this, however for the 2016/2017 season, we will be using this criteria with a request for inclusion date to be received by ISA by 15 January, 2016.
2015 Australian Figure Skating Championships
Friday 27 November - Friday 4 December 2015
Penrith Ice Palace. NSW
Brooklee Han (Ladies), Danielle O'Brien & Greg Merriman (Ice Dance), and Brendan Kerry (Men)
Australia had its largest figure skating team at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in 15 years with representatives in three out of four figure skating disciplines. AUSTRALIAN TEAM IN SOCHI HERE.