2021 SAFSA COMPETITION DATES

2021 SAFSA COMPETITION DATES

The following dates have been provisionally set for the 2020/21 season from January 2021 until the end of the season in June 2021: 2020/21 Cape Inter-Provincial Championships  (CIP) 15 – 16 Feb 2021 (Monday + Tuesday) 2021 KwaZulu-Natal Inter-Provincial Championships...
2021 ISU JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS CANCELLED

2021 ISU JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS CANCELLED

The ISU Council reviewed the status of the ongoing skating season 2020/21 considering the worsening world-wide pandemic developments and its impact on organizing and participating ISU Members. The ISU Council took the following decisions (Figure Skating): Cancellation...
IMPORTANT: Update on Doping rules

IMPORTANT: Update on Doping rules

Please take note of the following doping rules updates: The ISU as well as the SAIDS (Drug Free Sport SA) have taken direction from the World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) and confirmed that the new updates will be in effect as of 1 January 2021. it is important to...
TSHWANE WOMEN IN SPORTS AWARDS 2020

TSHWANE WOMEN IN SPORTS AWARDS 2020

In the upcoming TSHWANE WOMEN IN SPORTS AWARDS (19 November 2020), Gauteng North have made the final round in three categories: Federation of the year: GAUTENG NORTH FIGURE SKATING School sports athlete of the year: TAYTUM ROSSEAU Technical official of the year:...
OLYMPIC CHANNEL Feature: Gian-Quen Isaacs (WP)

OLYMPIC CHANNEL Feature: Gian-Quen Isaacs (WP)

The Olympic Channel – olympicchannel.com – recently interviewed Gian-Quen Isaacs (WP) as she prepares to attempt to become the next South African Figure Skater to qualify for the Winter Olympics. Congratulations to Gian and her team for grabbing the...
2021 ISU JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS CANCELLED

Latest ISU Doping Rules – 2021

The ISU have published their recently adopted doping rules that come into effect on 1 January 2021. This was compiled in accordance with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and replaces any previous publications. It is important to note that as an ISU member country,...
IMPORTANT: Update on Doping rules

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Announcement

The WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) have sent an invitation to all of its members to encourage their athletes to attend their webinar. DATE: 7 September TIME: 12:00 GMT (14:00 South African Time) LINK: WADA WEBINAR All participants will need to register by sending...
When will we finally return to skating?

When will we finally return to skating?

There has been a lot of concern and, with that, questions surrounding when our skaters will be able to resume on-ice activities. The answer to this is somewhat more complicated than it appears at first glance. There are several layers of restriction that we are facing...
SAFSA skaters receive scholarships

SAFSA skaters receive scholarships

Olympic Solidarity Beijing 2022 – Olympic Scholarship and ISU Development Programme Junior Skater Scholarship recipients The SAFSA executive are extremely proud to announce that three of our skaters are recipients of the scholarships listed. Gian-Quen Isaacs (WP) and...