Skate Milwaukee

The Wisconsin Figure Skating Club will bring high level figure skaters back to Milwaukee for the 16th Annual Skate Milwaukee Figure Skating Competition to be held July 8-11, 2020

Skate Milwaukee has gained national recognition and respect among skaters and coaches across the country.

2020 U.S. Figure Skating Championships competitors

who have competed at

Skate Milwaukee include:

Senior Men: Jason Brown, Tomoki Hiwatashi, Jordan Moeller

Senior Ladies: Bradie Tennell, Gracie Gold, Maxine Marie Bautista

Senior Pairs:  Alexa Scimeca-Knierim and Chris Knierim, Haven Denney and Brandon Frazier, Laiken Lockley and Keenan Prochnow 

Junior Men: Daniel Martynov, Joseph Klein, Daniel Turchin

Junior Ladies: Calista Choi, Isabelle Inthisone, Elsa Cheng

Junior Pairs: Isabelle Martins and Ryan Bedard

At Skate Milwaukee, Olympic and US National judges gather to evaluate and critique skaters who come to present their new programs under the most recent rules of the season.

Our chief referee is Gale Tanger, WFSC member, National Referee, Technical Controller and Judge, past Olympic and World official.

This year we have partnered with historic Milwaukee landmark The Pfister Hotel to offer blocks of rooms to our competitors at a greatly reduced price for this extraordinary location.

Registration for Skate Milwaukee 2020 is open from May 18 – June 1, 2020.

Be part of this exciting event!

U.S. Figure Skating Scholarship Applications Open Tuesday, June 1st!

Scholarship_16x9 Are You Eligible to Receive Funding for the 2021-22 Competitive Skating Season? Please note, all scholarship applications MUST be submitted digitally.MEMORIAL FUND COMPETITIVE SKATERS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (CSAP) –Open to juvenile-senior level skaters with differing competitive criteria. Applications can be accessed through the U.S. Figure Skating website, here. The deadline to apply for this grant is Monday, Aug. 31.

MEMORIAL FUND ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (ASP) –Open to current and former skaters who are enrolled at an accredited college or university and are still actively involved in the sport of figure skating. Applications can be accessed through the U.S. Figure Skating website, here, after June 1. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is Aug. 31.

U.S. FIGURE SKATING SCHOLASTIC HONORS TEAM – Open to novice-senior level skaters entering their junior or senior year of high school in the fall of 2021. The application can be found on the U.S. Figure Skating website here. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is Sept. 10.

JOYCE KOMPERDA ATHLETE SUPPORT FUND – Open to intermediate—junior level singles, pairs and ice dance athletes. The application can be found on the U.S. Figure Skating website, here, after June 1. The deadline to apply for this grant is Aug. 31.

MEMORIAL FUND RISE YOUTH ESSAY CONTEST – Open to skaters at pre-preliminary, preliminary, pre-juvenile and juvenile levels. The application can be found on the U.S. Figure skating website, here. The deadline to apply for this grant is Aug. 31. 

BUCH FAMILY ACADEMIC GRANT SCHOLARSHIP – Open to skaters at the novice—senior level currently enrolled at an accredited college or university. The application can be found on the U.S. Figure Skating website, here. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is Aug. 31.NEW THIS YEAR! THE MABEL FAIRBANKS SKATINGLY YOURS AWARD – Inspired by the ideals and values of U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame member Mabel Fairbanks, annual awards are executed by joint efforts of U.S. Figure Skating and the Lisa McGraw Figure Skating Foundation. Awards will be given to figure skating athletes who demonstrate and emphasize the attributes of good sportsmanship, commitment, perseverance and determination in striving to be their very best in the sport. The application can be found on the U.S. Figure Skating website, here. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is Aug. 31. THE DREAM SCHOLARSHIP FOR SYNCHRONIZED SKATERS – Open to synchronized skaters at the preliminary-novice levels in good standing with U.S. Figure Skating and on a roster last season. The application can be found on the U.S. Figure Skating website, here. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is Aug. 31.
All applications and information can be found
 at usfigureskating.org/scholarships-and-funding/scholarships-awards-and-grants


Please direct all questions to FinancialAid@usfigureskating.org.
Please read all instructions before beginning your application.
 

We look forward to receiving your applications!
U.S. Figure Skating, 20 1st Street, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906, United States

GALE TANGER: JUDGE, INNOVATOR AND HALL OF FAME MEMBER

For 51 years, Gale H. Tanger has been an eyewitness to U.S. Figure Skating history. She has served in multiple roles—judge, technical referee, technical controller and team leader. At the 2021 Toyota U.S. Figure Skating Championships she spent two weeks in the bubble as the technical controller for the senior and junior events as well as a judge for the juniors.

Read the full article here