In the Spring, PSCHS holds its annual in-house competition, this has been a long standing tradition dating back to the Club’s incorporation. Juniors skaters from Basic Skills up to Senior levels are encouraged to compete in order to show what skills they have learned during the skating season. Our judges and officials are US Figure Skating qualified and our rules of competition follow suit.
Gold, Silver, Bronze and Pewter medals are given out for 1st to 4th place in each category.
Below is a list of other special competition awards that are given out:
John B. Thayer Freeskating Trophy – awarded to the freestyle event for girls or boys who have not reached their 10th birthday by March 1st
Tina Furlong Trophy – awarded to the winner of the freestyle event for girls 12 or over, who have also passed Preliminary FS, but no higher.
Don Laws Trophy – awarded to the winner of the freestyle event for girls or boys who are not younger than 10 or older than 14 by March 1st. Don Laws was a former coach at PSCHS.
Junior Club Competition Trophy – awarded to the winner of the highest freestyle event skated at the competition.
Hammer Memorial Trophy – awarded to the winner of the Pre-Preliminary Girls event. Donated my Maude White, former Skating Director and Coach at PSCHS , in honor of her parents.
Blanche Mycek Memorial Trophy – awarded to the winner of the No Test Girls Freestyle event. Donated by Maude White in honor of Blanche Mycek, former staff member.
Bishop Trophy – awarded to the winner of the Girls Similar Pairs event for the skaters who passed Pre-Preliminary Moves in the Field but not higher than Preliminary Freestyle.
P.I. Myers Trophy - awarded to the winner of the Girls Similar Pairs event for the skaters who passed Pre-Juvenile Moves in the Field
Jean Irving Trophy – awarded to the winners of the highest Basic Skills Similar Pairs even skated. Named in honor of Jean Irving in recognition of Jean’s more than 50 years as a Junior Club volunteer.
Charles Fetter Trophy – Awarded to the winner of the Showcase Event for either Pre-Preliminary or Preliminary. Named in honor of Charles Fetter, former Coach at PSCHS, whose creativity was a welcomed asset to the Club.
Pam Schneider Trophy – Awarded to the winner of the Showcase Event for Pre-Juvenile and above. Donated in honor of former Coach, Pam, whose boundless energy transformed hard work into fun.
Showcase Event Trophy – Awarded to tyhe winner of the Showcase Event at the No-Test Level.
Joan Thompson Day Memorial Trophy – Awarded to the winner of the highest level of Moves in the Field events skated.
Lachman Trophy – Awarded to the winner of the Preliminary Solo Dance Event. Named in memory of Eileen Lachman, long time adult skater at PSCHS.
Kaine Dance Trophy – Awarded to the winner of the Bronze Solo Dance Event. Named in honor of Thomas H. Kaine, ice dancing and skating coach at PSCHS since 1981, for his artistry, enthusiam and love of this aspect of the sport.
Gertrude H. Myers Junior Dance Trophy – Awarded to the winner of the highest solo dance event skateds. Named in honor of Eliza Miller’s mother, Gertrude Myers, longtime members.
Frank M. Mycek Memorial Trophy – Awarded to the skater who has received the most points above the passing average on a unanimously judged test during the twelve months preceding the competition (certain test levels apply). Named in memory of Francis T. Mycek’s father, Frank, who managed the Skate Shop and Ice Rink for many years.
Improvement Prizes: Both a boy and a girl in each of the Basic Skills, Bridge, and Low session are selected by the Coaches who have shown the greatest overall improvement during the year. It is based on effort, enthusiasm, sportsmanship and interest in skating. There is a Dance Improvement Prize awarded as well.
The Camp Sportmanship Award: The winner is selected from the Low Sessions skaters. The winner is the skater who, through his/her enthusiam for the sport and encouragement of fellow skaters, heightens the spirit of team and love of the sport for all, exempliefied by Barbara Camp’s continual dedication to PSCHS.
Sportmanship Trophy: The winner is selected from the High Session skaters. The winner is the skater who, through his/her enthusiam for the sport and encouragement of fellow skaters, heightens the spirit of team and love of the sport for all both within the Club and while representing our Club in other competitions and events.