Presentation on theme: "Adult Skating Committee 2007 - 08 Update. USFS Adult Skating General Mission Statement Encourage and support the growth of figure skating for adults by."— Presentation transcript:
USFS Adult Skating General Mission Statement Encourage and support the growth of figure skating for adults by creating and encouraging the creation of programs addressing the needs of the adult skating community as a whole.
Currently strongly addresses needs of…. ……Adults who became Skaters & Skaters who became Adults…. U.S. Figure Skating Adult Skating
2008 U.S. Adult Sectional Championships C omprised of open events and qualifying events for the 2008 U.S. Adult Figure Skating Championships EASTERNS North Jersey FSC MIDWESTERNS Ann Arbor FSC PACIFIC COAST Skating Club of Oregon
2008 U.S. Adult Figure Skating Championsips Also known as Adult Nationals C omprised of open events and qualifying events in multiple disciplines 600 + competitors and 1000+ starts annually Held in Lake Placid, New York in April, 2008
New Focus Areas for Adult Skating Promotion of Adult Skating for Health & Fitness Membership growth of Recreational Adult Skaters Promoting skating as a venue for children skaters who are now adults via easier access to adult competition structure Enhanced judges tools for education (i.e. online Adult MIF videos and revised JETS manual)
Marketing Efforts for Adult Skating Revision of USFS Adult Skating Marketing Brochure (downloadable on USFigureSkating.org ) Local news promotion during adult events Introduction of Adult Skating logo wear Regular Adult Skating articles in SKATING Magazine Creation of Adult Skating Ambassadors (ASA Network - Allows rapid nationwide /dissemination of adult skating related endeavors via FSC adult contacts