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12-25-2010, 12:42 AM
Here they are. http:www.pbase.com/trilby23/root&view=recent&row_start=13

12-25-2010, 12:46 AM
There's more on the next page of the link.

12-25-2010, 12:48 AM
FSWer, all those photo galleries you linked to (except for the one labeled "2010 SA Ladies Practice; Thursday, 2010-11-11" which is from Skate America this past November) are from 2010 US Nationals when there were still 3 phases for Junior/Senior Dance: Compulsory Dance (CD), Original Dance (OD) and Free Dance (FD).

Only Junior and Senior dance teams perform the new Short Dance in competition. This season, the "Pattern Dance" is what used to be known as the Compulsory Dance, and 2 different pattern dances (abbreviated P1 and P2) are skated in the 3 levels below Senior/Junior -- Novice, Intermediate and Juvenile -- along with the Free Dance.

12-25-2010, 12:57 AM
So they recently just changed it?

12-25-2010, 01:04 AM
So they recently just changed it?
Yes, these dance changes are new this season.

So, to recap the dances performed in US qualifying & National competition starting this season (2010-2011):
Senior: Short Dance & Free Dance
Junior: Short Dance & Free Dance
Novice: 2 Pattern Dances and 1 Free Dance
Intermediate: 2 Pattern Dances and 1 Free Dance
Juvenile: 2 Pattern Dances and 1 Free Dance