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21st Annual Desert Ice Open Competition Starts In

2021 Special Award Winners

2021 John Keating Trophy
2021 John Keating Trophy

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2021 Cal Ashton Trophy
2021 Cal Ashton Trophy

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2021 Barbara Roles Trophy
2021 Barbara Roles Trophy

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2021 John Keating Trophy
2021 John Keating Trophy

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OPEN COMPETITION 2022
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

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21st Annual
Desert Ice Open Competition

November 18-20th, 2022

Sanctioned by U.S. Figure Skating Association

National Showcase 2023 Qualifying Competition

Entry Deadline: OCTOBER 15, 2022

For more info, and to register, please visit our Entryeeze site here:

Desert Ice Special Awards

John Keating Trophy

 

All skaters who compete in the Free Skate or Showcase event in the Pre-Preliminary level and below, including first time competitors are eligible for this award. The trophy will be presented to the most outstanding performance and/or program by a single skater. In memory of John, the trophy is for an eyecatching skater with an original and wonderful performance. The perpetual trophy, with winner’s name engraved, will remain on display at the Skating Club of Nevada. A suitably engraved personal keepsake will be presented to the winner.

Cal Ashton Artistic Trophy

All skaters who compete in a Showcase event from all levels are eligible. This trophy will be presented for the most artistic (dramatic or light) showcase program. This trophy is donated in memory of Cal Ashton in honor of the sport of Figure Skating. Cal truly enjoyed the artistic side of skating; she could see the true personality of the skater’s spirit shining through! The perpetual trophy, with winner’s name engraved, will remain on display at the Skating Club of Nevada. A suitably engraved personal keepsake will be presented to the winner.

 

Surya Bonaly Performance Trophy

All skaters who compete in a Free Skate or Showcase event from Pre-Preliminary through Senior levels are eligible. This trophy will be presented for the most assertive (intensely skated) program. Surya, known for her incredibly strong work ethic and intense dedication to the sport of figure skating, wishes to acknowledge the athlete who takes command of the ice utilizing the entire ice and program filled with strong, intense skating. The perpetual trophy, with winner’s name engraved, will remain on display at the Skating Club of Nevada. A suitably engraved personal keepsake will be presented to the winner.

 

Barbara Roles Inspiring Performance Trophy

All skaters from all levels are eligible for this award. This trophy is for the Most Inspiring Performance—one that makes you want to skate! Barbara is a Ladies Olympic Bronze Medalist, a World Bronze Medalist, and a U.S. Ladies Champion. She has been inducted into the US Figure Skating Hall of Fame. The perpetual trophy, with the winner’s name engraved, will remain on display at the Skating Club of Nevada. A suitably engraved personal keepsake will be presented to the winner.

Skating Club of Nevada Vivian Howland Blade Award

 

Competitors eligible for this award will be skaters from Pre-Preliminary through Senior levels Free Skate. This trophy will be given to the skater with the best overall “Presentation & Performance” in a Freestyle event. Placements will not be taken into account in the judging for this award. The Skating Club of Nevada donates this trophy and only home club members are eligible. The recipient must be a member of the Skating Club of Nevada for a minimum of two years in good standing and must skate regularly at the Skating Club of Nevada’s home rink. Voting will be based on the majority vote of (1) The Event Head Referee; (2) the Board of Directors of the Skating Club of Nevada – which shall have one vote, and (3) the Event Public Address announcer. The perpetual trophy, with winner’s name engraved, will remain on display at the Skating Club of Nevada. A suitably engraved personal keepsake will be presented to the winner.