Due to the Charles Gorman Memorial Championship being hosted by SJASSC at Harbour Station this weekend, the following schedule changes have been made.
Saturday December 8th: 
Group 4 & 5 will have a combined practice that will take place at Harbour Station, 99 Station Road, Saint John, NB.
We recommend the kids are dressed and ready to skate for 12pm; however the practice will take place during the lunch break of the competition. There can sometimes be delays that prevent the lunch break from starting on time, please be patient with us as we try to get the practice started as quickly as possible.  Feel free to come early or stay after the practice to watch the racing.
Group 1, 2 & 3 will be cancelled
 
Sunday December 9th: 
Group 3, 4 & 5 practices are cancelled.

SJASSC will be hosting the Level 1 Officials Clinic the weekend of the Charles Gorman Meet. If you already volunteer at competitions or think you might in the future you should attend this course so that you can be recognized for your efforts. This is also a great introduction to all the different roles that go into making a meet run well. Parents in Groups 1, 2 & 3 should strongly consider attending. Members from other clubs are also welcome to attend.
What: Learn to Officiate (Level 1 Officials Clinic)
This is the base course to orient all officials so they may understand where they fit in, what is going on around them and how to develop further.
Scope: This course will discuss all positions (timing, lap counters, meet recorders ect), rules, race formats, tracks, governing structure and advancement, etc.

Who may attendNo previous officiating experience is required.

Previously level 1 clinic attendees may attend as a refresher.
Age 16 or older preferred, younger accepted with parents permission.

Cost: None

When: Friday night Dec 7, 2018 at 7pm

Where: King’s Country Room at the Hilton Hotel.
1 Market Square, Saint John, New Brunswick, E2L 4Z6.
Please confirm attendance by sending an email to: sjassc.competitions@gmail.com, so we can make sure we have room for everyone, advise of any changes, and can document attendance for official training records.

With so many of our skaters taking part in the Harold Joyce Invitational Speed Skating Competition this weekend in Fredericton, practices for Groups 1, 2 & 3 will be cancelled both Saturday and Sunday. Group 3 skaters who are not competing can practice with Group 4 this weekend.

 

Good luck to all our skaters competing this weekend!

The Saint John Amateur Speed Skating Club welcomes you to the Charles Gorman Memorial Speed Skating Championship 2018. The event will take place at Harbour Station, 99 Station Street, Saint John, New Brunswick.

This will be a SSNB and SSC sanctioned meet. The competition is open to all skaters and will feature ability class races on the 85m, 100m and 111m track. You can register online via the Speed Skate NB website. http://speedskatenb.ca/event-registration/

For those who are travelling from afar we are pleased to offer accommodations at the sponsor hotel-The Saint John Hilton. Enjoy vibrant uptown Saint John and walk to Harbour Station in warmth through the pedway.

Saint John Hilton, 1 Market Square, Saint John
Cost: $105 per night plus tax for a standard room
Call Toll free 1-800-561-8282 or 1-800-785-2105 Group Code SKAT18.

Individuals can also go online : www.hiltonsaintjohn.com to make their reservation and where it states “add special rate codes” in the drop down box, type in the Group Code: SKAT18.
Unreserved rooms will be released November 30h, 2018 for general sale

Level 1 Officials Course will be offered the weekend of the competition. Stay tuned for details!!
Contact sjassc.competition@gmail.com if you are interested in taking the course.

Any volunteers wishing to help out during the meet are welcome to contact sjassc.competitions@gmail.com to express their interest.

We are looking forward a great weekend of competition and hope to see you at “The Station”!

Compétition de patinage de vitesse mémorial Charles Gorman

Le 8 et 9 décembre 2018

Le club de patinage de vitesse amateur de Saint Jean Nouveau-Brunswick vous invite à la compétition mémorial Charles Gorman 2018 qui aura lieu à l’aréna Harbour Station, 99 rue Station, Saint Jean Nouveau-Brunswick.

Cette compétition sera sanctionné au niveau PVNB et PVC. La compétition est ouverte à tous les patineurs et les courses se dérouleront sur le tracé du 85m, 100m, et 111m. N’attendez pas – Inscrivez-vous dès maintenant via le site web de patinage de vitesse Nouveau-Brunswick : http://speedskatenb.ca/event-registration/.

Pour ceux et celles qui nous visite de loin, nous sommes heureux de vous offrir un taux réduit au : Saint John Hilton. Profitez de visiter le centre-ville dynamique de Saint Jean en plus d’accéder l’aréna Harbour Station par la voie piétonnière interne.

Saint John Hilton, 1 Market Square, Saint Jean Nouveau-Brunswick

Taux: 105$ par nuit plus taxe pour une chambre standard

Veuillez tél sans frais au 1-800-561-8282 ou 1-800-785-2105. Indiquer le code de groupe SKAT18 afin d’obtenir le rabais. Les chambres seront réservées jusqu’au 30 novembre, 2018. Vous pouvez aussi réserver en ligne au : www.hiltonsaintjohn.com. Afin d’obtenir le rabais, il faut indiquer le code dans la section “sélectionner un code spéciale”.

Nous vous attendons en grands nombres. On se voit à la ‘Station’!