The 1997 Eastern Sectional Figure Skating Championships

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The 1997 Eastern Sectional Figure Skating Championships took place December 3-7,1996 at the Cantiague Park Ice Arena in Hicksville,New York,sponsored by the Cantiague Figure Skating Club and sanctioned by the United States Figure Skating Association.
(Junior and Senior Compulsory dances were place on the larger ice surface of the Newbridge Road Ice Rink in nearby Bellmore,New York on December 5.Practice ice was available starting December 2, principally at Cantiague Park and the Long Island Skating Academy).

Competitors in the top four divisions of USFSA skating sought to qualify for their respective National titles, with the Novice,Junior,and Senior titles being awarded at the 1997 National Championships in Nashville,Tennessee,the Intermediate crown at the 1997 Kodak Junior Olympics.

History of Easterns

The Easterns began in 1938,and assumed their modern character in 1967. Here is our history page with lists of past sites and champions.
Many National/Olympic/World champions have also worn the Eastern crown!

1997 Easterns

The host committee was headed by Tom Dodge and the Chief Referee was Wendy Weston-Enzmann.

COMPETITORS--please note that the registration desk was at the Marriott,not at the rink.Check out our page of competitor information.

Watch this page(If you have a caching browser,refresh regularly) for Latest Updates!

Ticket Information

Tickets are $8 per day Tuesday and Wednesday,
$12 per day Thursday,Friday and Saturday;
$50 for all events.
$12 for competitors' party. Write to P.O. Box 220,Hicksville,New York 11802-0220.
AmEx,Visa,MasterCard accepted.

Hotel Information

Headquarters Hotel: The Long Island Marriott
(the block SOLD OUT!).
This hotel was also headquarters for the 1986 National Championships, and the 1997 USFSA Governing Council.

Travel Information

The official travel agent is Harvey Krimko of Country Road Travel, 7 Old Country Road,Westbury,New York 11590.
Contact him at (516) 334-4443,FAX 334-0677,for Easterns discounts.

Event Schedules

Competition schedule(Tentative)
Official Practice schedule(Tentative)
unofficial practice schedule

Rosters of Skaters

Tentative Rosters(tentative)
(Just Senior/Junior singles now,but more to come!)


Results Menu
Chronological now,better sorting very soon!
and more this poem.

1996 Senior champions:

Pairs,Melanie Lambert, Colonial FSC,& Fred Palacsak, Skating Club of Boston

Dance,Amy Webster & Ron Kravette, Skating Club of Boston

Men,Derrick Delmore, Washington FSC

Ladies' Free Skating,Brittney McConn,Atlanta FSC

Ladies' Figures,Jennifer Blount, Skating Club of Boston

1997 Senior champions:

Pairs,Ingrid Goldberg,Skaneateles FSC,& Jeff Tilley, University of Delaware FSC

Dance,Amy Webster & Ron Kravette, Skating Club of Boston

Men,Shepherd Clark, Skating Club of Boston

Ladies' Free Skating,Brittney McConn,Atlanta FSC

Ladies' Figures,Elizabeth Handley, Jamestown SC,AND Heather Higgins, Philadelphia Skating Club and Humane Society(tie)

1998 Easterns

Will be hosted by Charter Oak Figure Skating Club at the International Skating Center of Connecticut in Simsbury on December 2-6,1997.Chief referee will be Chip Ludlow and the headquarters hotel will be the Holiday Inn in Windsor Locks.

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