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Qualifying Event

March 6 - 8, 2020

Nelson Center Ice Rinks

1601 N. 5th St

Springfield, IL 62702


Hosted by

Springfield Figure Skating Club


FREE to the public


Each athlete will receive complimentary credentials for ONE designated approved coach. The credentials are marked with the individual’s name and are non-transferable. You must have credentials to enter the warm-up area and the locker rooms.

The competitor’s coach will pick up their credential badge separately at check-in. A photo ID must be shown by all coaches when the credential is picked up. BADGES are nontransferable!

Badges must be worn at all times while in the Nelson Center Ice Rinks. Any lost badges will be replaced for an additional charge of $30 per badge. 


KrPhotogs Photography will be taken both photo and videos at the competition. Please note that all events will be filmed and available for purchase EXCEPT those that may be scheduled on half sheet of ice. There will be a pre-event sale where you can order either or both in advance. For more details contact

Please note: Flash photography of the competition, including practice ice, is strictly prohibited per U.S. Figure Skating policy.

Please note: videotaping of the competition, including practice ice, in any form is strictly prohibited per U.S. Figure Skating policy. 


If you would you like your photo in the event souvenir program, email a photo to Sheila Hunter at no later than February 15, 2020. Photos should be a “yearbook style” headshot in JPEG or PNG format with a pixel resolution of at least 600 x400 pixels.

Photographs and media forms will be used for the program and publicity of the event. Submission of a competition entry automatically grants permission to use all accompanying information, including photographs, for publicizing this competition.

Programs can be purchased at the cost of $10 per program. It is in your best interest to pre-purchase your program, as there will be a limited availability at the event. 

Spectator Conduct

Celebratory items, aka “tossies”, will be allowed to be thrown on the ice ONLY in the designated area marked. Please have small items in plastic baggies for easy pickups by our sweepers and skaters. No fresh floral allowed. We appreciate your adherence to the Tossies Zone. 

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are always welcome! Please contact Kathy Hart at for more information.  


Competition and practice ice will be at the Nelson Center Ice Rinks located at 1601 North Fifth St in Lincoln Park in Springfield, Illinois, 62702.

The Front Desk number is (217)753-2800. Both sheets of ice are 200’ by 85’. There will be designated male and female locker rooms as well as gender neutral bathrooms available for changing before and after competition.

The Nelson Center has a concession stand. There is free parking onsite around the ice rinks. A map with the hotels, rink, and airport highlighted will be on the Springfield FSC website at