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2011/2012 Grand Prix Athlete Selection

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by sk9tingfan, Jun 24, 2011.

  1. sk9tingfan

    sk9tingfan Well-Known Member

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    US Figure Skating just announced that Grand Prix Athlete selection notification will appear tomorrow morning (10 AM EST) on Ice Network
     
  2. SamuraiK

    SamuraiK Well-Known Member

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    Yay can't wait..

    *Praying that the cut of entries didn't pass*
     
  3. nyrak

    nyrak Active Member

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    Any word on when the Grand Prix assignments will be out?
     
  4. Jayar

    Jayar Well-Known Member

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    T-O-M-O-R-R-O-W.
     
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  5. Shah-reen

    Shah-reen New Member

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    :rofl::lol:
     
  6. RD

    RD Well-Known Member

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    Cool, keep us posted.
     
  7. npavel

    npavel Well-Known Member

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    praying with you
    can't wait too... I didn't find the notification and it would be in about 90 minutes. Is it true they will announce today and not tomorrow?
     
  8. Eris

    Eris New Member

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    Only the ISU knows the truth.:cool:
     
  9. sk9tingfan

    sk9tingfan Well-Known Member

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    I got an email directly from USFSA, so I would hope that the announcement would come today.
     
  10. Sylvia

    Sylvia Still recovering from Worlds...

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    The exact wording of USFS' email mail blast is:

    "Selections for the 2011 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, including Skate America, will be made in Pairis on Sat., June 25, at approximately 10 a.m. EDT. Look for the official slate of athletes by visiting www.icenetwork.com on Saturday morning."

    Of course it's possible that the GP assignments could be published on the ISU site first, like they have been in the past.
     
  11. C_T_T_

    C_T_T_ Well-Known Member

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    http://twitter.com/#!/USFigureSkating

     
  12. Cheylana

    Cheylana Well-Known Member

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    Jeremy just tweeted that the announcements of GP selections won't be made until Monday morning at 6 AM.
     
  13. kwanette

    kwanette Fetalized since 1998

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    (6/25) - The ISU has delayed the announcement of the 2011 Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series skater selections until June 27 at 6 a.m. (EDT).

    Posting at the same time...
     
  14. OlieRow

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    BOOO! ;)
     
  15. Just Jane

    Just Jane New Member

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    gahhh... it's time for this already???!
    Wow -- it seems like we just did this. And the Oly's were only a few months ago, right??
    hehe
     
  16. Pikachuusb

    Pikachuusb Active Member

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    Super Boooo!!! It was the only good thing about not being able to sleep due to my raging sore throat :(
     
  17. npavel

    npavel Well-Known Member

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    wait ... wait ... ok, there isn't so much else I can do ...:shuffle:
     
  18. Garden Kitty

    Garden Kitty Tranquillo

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    They probably need extra time to figure out if there are any dance or pairs teams left. :lol:
     
  19. Tammi

    Tammi Nana

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    If I'm remembering correctly, the same thing happened last year, with the ISU finally posting the selections at 3:00am est on that following Sunday morning. I guess their web person doesn't get paid to work weekends ;).

    It would be nice if they at least released details surrounding the selection criteria, that way we'd at least know which skaters were even on the list.
     
    Last edited: Jun 25, 2011
  20. OlieRow

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    Is there any chance they could still be hammering that out and that's why there's a delay? Really hoping they don't slash the fields.
     
  21. sk9tingfan

    sk9tingfan Well-Known Member

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    A suggestion: Anesthetize yourself by watching Wimbledon. At least that's what I am doing......:p
     
  22. npavel

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    I'm re-watching old challenges and I must say there is so much changes between the skate. I love to see the development.
     
  23. euterpe

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    6:00 AM in ISU (Swiss) time is 12 midnight EDT. Not that long to wait.
     
  24. taz'smum

    taz'smum Well-Known Member

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    It's 6am ET that the announcement is being made, that is midday in Switzerland!
     
  25. AliasJohnDoe

    AliasJohnDoe Headcase Addict

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    When I got up this morning, I couldn't wait for the coffee to get done so I could sit down and look over the GP assignments. Grrrr...

    I might as well get the grass mowed and garden weeded.

    I hope there isn't many TBA's. BTW, does anyone know the GP country order this year?
     
  26. Sylvia

    Sylvia Still recovering from Worlds...

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    The GP event order this year is: America, Canada, China, Japan, France, Russia.
     
  27. allezfred

    allezfred Master/Mistress of Sneer Staff Member

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  28. Eislauffan

    Eislauffan Well-Known Member

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    According to my information, the GP assignments will be published Monday.
     
  29. kwanette

    kwanette Fetalized since 1998

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    That's what it says on the USFSA site.
     
  30. Eislauffan

    Eislauffan Well-Known Member

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    My source is not the USFSA site, but they are right then. :) Anyway, I was more referring to a post that stated that information will be published on Icenetwork today.