Welcome to the 36th Annual Colonial Open!
June 3-6, 2021
Proudly hosted by Colonial Figure Skating Club, Inc.
Nashoba Valley Olympia, Boxborough, MA
Please note, there will not be music in the live stream, as it violates copyright laws.
The 2021 Colonial Open will be conducted in accordance with the rules and regulations of U.S. Figure Skating, as set forth in the current rulebook, as well as any pertinent updates that have been posted on the U.S. Figure Skating website.
Before registering for the 2021 Colonial Open competition, please read the policies and protocols that have been listed in the announcement to ensure the health and safety of all participants, coaches, judges and volunteers. All of these policies will be strictly followed and there will be NO EXCEPTIONS to any policy put in place due to COVID-19.
MASKS will be required at all times by all persons both inside and outside the rink. All skaters are required to wear a mask at all times, both on and off the ice. Masks are required at all times, including during practice ice, warm up and competition ice. You will be denied entry if you choose not to follow this rule.
REGISTRATION OPENS: APRIL 1, 2021
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: APRIL 29 2021 at 11:59 EST
We will be using the U.S. Figure Skating Event Management System (EMS) - www.usfsaonline.org for registration.
The Colonial Open meets the requirements for participation in the Excel Series. Skaters are responsible for submitting a photo of either their final results sheet or protocol for inclusion in the Excel Series standings; results may be submitted here. Additional information on the 2021 Excel Series may be found on U.S. Figure Skating’s Members Only site.
The following events will be run under IJS: Preliminary Plus, Pre-Juvenile
Plus, Juvenile, Juvenile Plus, Intermediate, Intermediate Plus, Novice, Junior, and Senior.
The event schedule has been posted to EMS. Skaters can log in and see their scheduled times through the EMS skater portal.
PHOTOS & VIDEO
Stockman Photo will be on site and will be providing photography for all skaters in both competition rinks.
GET A GREAT DEAL and PRE-PURCHASE your entire performance for only $45!! Or if you are skating two events, get both for only $60!
Vision Photo & Video, LLC will provide video services. One complimentary video download will be included with each’s skater’s registration.
All photography and recording are restricted to hand-held battery-operated equipment, without monopod or tripod. Photography or recording for any commercial purpose is strictly prohibited. To ensure safety of participants, flash photography is not permitted at any time.
Note, per U.S. Figure Skating policy, photographing and/or recording of any one other than your own skater is strictly prohibited.
Colonial Figure Skating Club has teamed up with Avanti Travel to offer discounted hotel accommodation for this event.
ANY HOTEL QUESTIONS: call us (800) 560-9946
The Annual Colonial Open is a 3-day event for Colonial FSC, and it takes a VILLAGE!
DIRECTIONS TO NASHOBA VALLEY OLYMPIA
Results will be posted online here at the conclusion of the competition - https://ijs.usfigureskating.org/leaderboard/results/2021/29881/index.asp