2020 Colonial Classic Synchronized Skating Competition
Welcome to the 36th Annual Colonial Classic!
January 3-5, 2020
Tsongas Center, Lowell, MA
The 2020 Colonial Classic Synchronized Skating Competition is sanctioned by U.S. Figure Skating and Skate Canada.
Registration is CLOSED.
All teams are required to register online via the U.S. Figure Skating Event Management System (EMS). Anyone listed as a Team Manager or Coach for a team in their Members Only Team Profile will be able to access the registration system. Registration for the competition is not considered final until online payment has been received. Online payment via credit card is the only form of accepted payment for registration in EMS.
SCHEDULE IS NOW AVAILABLE!
Colonial Figure Skating Club has teamed up with Avanti Travel to offer discounted hotel accommodation for this event.
Book online via this website to secure your room or team block. We recommend that Team Coordinators reserve a block of rooms. Click on TEAM BLOCK link below and complete the form to put rooms on hold for your team. You will receive an email with a customized booking link to forward to members of your group so they can reserve their individual room from the team block, using their own payment information.
**KEEP IN MIND THAT MOST ROOMS ARE BEING PUT ASIDE FOR TEAM BLOCKS and only a few rooms will appear as available under BOOK ROOM for individual room reservations.
ANY HOTEL QUESTIONS: call us (800) 560-9946
The Annual Colonial Classic is a PREMIER event for Colonial FSC, with over 120 teams registered, and it takes a VILLAGE! The Classic has been known as the top Synchronized Skating non-qualifying competition on the East Coast, and is the last stop for many teams, before the Eastern Sectional Championships!
*** FREE EVENT TICKETS ***
Sign up for 8 consecutive volunteer-hours or more, and get 1 free ticket for the day of your choice.
For some volunteer spots you will need to have a background check and be Safe Sport compliant. These are noted on the sign up. Safe Sport is good or 2 years and the Background check is good for 1 year at any Colonial Event you volunteer at (Colonial Open, Ice Show, etc.). Both can be found at the following website: https://www.usfsaonline.org/SafeSport
HOW DO I SIGN UP FOR A SHIFT?
First, register as a volunteer:
Go to usfsa.org and click on Members Only at the top to log into your account. If you do not have a USFSA member account, you can still volunteer. Please see this link to create a non-member account: https://public.3.basecamp.com/p/WsjE3U3GQofqmohwVSFZG64f
Log into your member (or non-member) account
Click on EMS (Event Management System)
Click on Volunteer Opportunities
Under “Upcoming USFS Competitions” locate “2020 Colonial Classic Synchronized Skating Competition”
Click the blue button that says “Volunteer Now”. Review or complete the requested information and click the blue “Save and Continue” button at bottom right.
The next page will ask you about any relevant experience, and it will ask you to agree to the terms and conditions, including a criminal background check (some roles require a background check and some do not – this is just to give consent if one is required). Then click the blue “Submit” button at the bottom right.
Now Select your shifts:
A list of available shifts will appear at the left. These will be by date and by time. Find the day and time you want to volunteer and then click on it to open the volunteer roles available.
Select the desired volunteer role. It will appear in green at the top of the list
Select other shifts/roles to add those as well.
Once done selecting shifts, click the blue “Review” button at bottom right to review all selected shifts. If correct, click the blue “Confirm” button. You will once again be asked if all is correct – if correct say “yes” but be sure because once you click yes, you can no longer change. If you need to make changes just go ahead and confirm and then email firstname.lastname@example.org and we can remove any unwanted shifts.
If at any time you want to add additional shifts, go back to EMS and click on “Volunteer Management”. Click on “Shift Selection” and use the dropdown menu to find the 2020 Cololnial Classic competition. Select a shift as you did before, and again if you need to make any changes or remove a shift, just email email@example.com and we can make the changes for you.
Purchase event tickets ahead of time, and don't be limited by box office hours! Ticket prices are as follows:
NOTE: All prices include a $2 facility fee imposed by Tsongas Center.
Tickets are available per day at the box office only and will be required for entry (even for practices) during the times listed above.
TEAM BOX MEALS
Coordination with The Tsongas Center at Umass Lowell, we are pleased to offer the following convenient box meals to teams again this year!
ALL ORDER FORMS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY MONDAY, DEC 30th and send to firstname.lastname@example.org
CALLING ALL VENDORS!
The Colonial Figure Skating Club, Inc., proud host of the 2020 Colonial
Classic Synchronized Skating Competition and invites you to share your
talents, goods or service with our athletes, coaches, families and friends!
The Colonial Synchronized Skating Classic, now in its 36th year, is the Club’s premiere Synchronized Skating competition, which has grown to an impressive annual participation of 150 teams, welcoming more than 2100 skaters, 160 coaches, family, friends and U.S. Figure Skating Officials from across the United States, to the Tsongas Center, in Lowell, Massachusetts!
The deadline for paid applications for booth space is December 15th. Also, please note that there is an opportunity to save 10% on your contract costs, if paid in full by December 1st.