Skater Recognition Awards

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Dennis McFarlane

Dennis McFarlane Award - $500

Dennis was a national competitor in singles, pairs and dance. He reached the highest level available in the International Skating Union (ISU) when he achieved success as a World and Olympic judge and referee in all three skating disciplines. After leaving the international judging world, Dennis continued to judge and monitor skaters in the Alberta/NWT/Nunavut Section. Dennis truly loved the sport of figure skating and was also working to make it better for skaters and officials.

The Dennis McFarlane Award is presented annually to the highest placing pre-novice ladies skater representing Alberta at a National Event.

2020 Award Recipient

Angelina Grant

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Pat Sprague

Pat Sprague Award - $1,500

Pat was a long-time figure skating organizer and volunteer, as well as the dedicated mother of two skaters. For 20 years she acted as chairwoman of the Wild Rose Figure Skating Competition. Pat was also a board member and chairwoman of the Alberta Figure Skating Foundation. She was widely known for her genuine and well-rounded respect for the sport.
The Pat Sprague Award is presented annually to the highest placed Alberta Synchronized Skating team at the Canadian Synchronized Skating Championships (festival or competitive).
This award was created to recognize the previous year's Alberta/NWT/Nunavut Section award recipienct of the Wayne Feil Memorial Evaluator Judges Award. Volunteer evaluators and judges contribute countless hours each season and provide valuable feedback to skaters in all disciplines. Their devotion helps all skaters in this province as they work towards their goals and to achieving their full potential in the sport of figure skating.

2020 Award Recipient

Black Gold Open Team

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Shantell Hale Award

Shantelle Hale Award - $250

Shantell was born in 1978 and started her skating career with the Strathcona Figure Skating Club. She had big dreams, a bubbly personality and a friendly smile. At the time of her death, Shantell was on the Alberta Figure Skating Team and was one of the top Junior Women in Alberta. Each year her father Norm reminds us that Shantell is not remembered for being a Canadian or World competitor. She is remembered for her passion, her smile and for the friendships she made on and off the ice. She loved to skate. This award is presented annually to the highest placing Juvenile Women at the Sectional Championships.

2020 Award Recipient

Emerson Hill

Triple Gold Awards

Triple Gold Awards - Plaques

These awards recognize skaters who have achieved their gold test level in any three of four of the Skate Canada figure skating disciplines - freeskate, skills, dance or interpretive. ASFS has long supported skaters who demonstrate a commitment to completing their figure skating test levels. We applaud these skaters for their effort and dedication to their sport.

2020 Award Recipients

Ainsleigh Lucki

Bobby Joe Donovan

Emily David

Hannah Pisko

Inna pityn

Kalee Rupp

Mychala Collier

Anna Sweeney

Catharina Brosinsky

Erin McKean

Hannah Illing

Josee Burger

Kennedy Jackson

Sydney Biensch

Quad Gold Awards

Quad Gold Awards - Plaques

These awards recognize skaters who have achieved their gold test level in any three of four of the Skate Canada figure skating disciplines - freeskate, skills, dance or interpretive. ASFS has long supported skaters who demonstrate a commitment to completing their figure skating test levels. We applaud these skaters for their effort and dedication to their sport. Plaques are presented to the recipients at the Skate Canada: Alberta/NWT/Nunavut Section AGM/Awards Banquet, held every spring. 

2020 Award Recipients

Amelia Johnston

Anson Chung

Grace Johnson

Karlee MacMillan

Madison Kowaluk

Mikala Cutler

Torri Holstein

Anneke Johnston

Bailee Collins

Janae Milgate

Kelly Clements

Megan Tucker

Nikki Jugovic

Victoria Newton

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