Synchronized Skating comes to Neepawa – 03/12/19

Neepawa Figure Skating Club and Skate Canada Manitoba to Host the
2019 Manitoba Crocus Invitational Synchronized Skating Competition on March 16, 2019

WINNIPEG, MB.  March 12, 2019 – Jamie Ellis, Event Chairpersons, are pleased to announce that the Neepawa Figure Skating Club and the Skate Canada Manitoba Section are hosting the 2019 Crocus Invitational Synchronized Skating Competition at the Yellowhead Centre in Neepawa, MB on March 16, 2019.

Over two hundred skaters on 27 teams will compete at this competition. Nine levels are represented from Beginner II up to Pre-Novice and Adult II, providing the opportunity for very young to adult skaters to participate in synchronized skating. This competition provides teams the opportunity to display the skills they have learned while cheering on teams from across Manitoba. Fans will experience the camaraderie of synchronized skating and its’ team atmosphere during this event.

Shauna Marling, Executive Director Skate Canada Manitoba thanked the Neepawa Figure Skating Club and its volunteers for hosting this exciting and fun event.  Marling explained that synchronized skating is a specialized discipline of skating involving groups of eight or more skaters performing various group formations and maneuvers. The objective is for the team to perform as one unit by executing circles, blocks, lines, wheels and intersections in unison to the music while demonstrating quality edges, power and flow. Marling added Synchronized Skating is very exciting and fun to watch.

Neepawa Figure Skating Club invites everyone to attend this competition and enjoy some excellent Synchronized Skating.

Tickets for the Skate Canada Manitoba Crocus Invitational Competition will be available at the door.

Competition Schedule also available at www.mbskates.ca

For more information – contact Shauna Marling, Executive Directorskate.exec@sportmanitoba.ca or 204-925-5708 (W), Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.