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Grand Prix 2010-2011

Discussion in 'Great Skate Debate' started by Lanna, Jun 13, 2010.

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  1. Sylvia

    Sylvia Still recovering from Worlds...

    No. He would have to qualify with a new partner through one of the 3 U.S. Sectionals in November in order to compete at 2011 Nationals. And he would have to find a new partner and they would have to register by the U.S. Nationals qualifying application deadline of Sept. 1st.
    Last edited: Jun 22, 2010
  2. HisWeirness

    HisWeirness pork cutlet bowl fatale

    It's probably better to continue the future McL/B competition options discussion in their break-up thread or in the 2010-11 US Pairs thread since neither of them :( are going to be on the 2010-11 GP now. ;)

    ETA: I've copied over PolymerBob's question and Sylvia's answer into the 2010-11 US Pairs thread.
  3. Sylvia

    Sylvia Still recovering from Worlds...

    Following HisWeirness' format :) ... here is the breakdown of Pairs GP initial spots assigned.

    Those in bold have 0 or 1 assignment.
    * indicates JGP age-eligible.

    Mukhortova/Trankov RUS [5 WS; 5 SB] - split
    Morand/Dorsaz SUI [19 WS] - split
    McLaughlin/Brubaker USA [7 WS; 14 SB] - initially assigned to Skate Canada & Skate America and their slots are now open due to their split.

    Teams guaranteed 1-2 assignments based on world standing, Worlds, SB, JW or JGPF
    (2) Savchenko/Szolkowy GER 1 WS; 4 SB
    (2) Pang/Tong CHN 2 WS; 2 SB
    (2) Kavuguti/Smirnov RUS 3 WS; 3 SB
    (2) Zhang/Zhang CHN 4 WS; 6 SB
    (2) Dube/Davison CAN 6 WS; 8 SB
    (1) *Takahashi/Tran JPN 8 WS; 19 SB; JGPF2/JW2 - NHK TBA & Russia
    (1) Zhang/Wang CHN 9 WS; JGPF3 - NHK
    (2) Denney/Barrett USA 10 WS; 10 SB
    (1) Brodeur/Mattatal CAN 11 WS; 22 SB - France
    (1) *Sui/Han CHN 12 WS; 13 SB; JGPF1/JW1 (new) - America
    (2) Della Monica/Kocon ITA 13 WS; 15 SB
    (1) Dong/Wu CHN 14 WS - Canada
    (1) Iliushechkina/Maisuradze RUS 15 WS; 20 SB - China
    (1) Inoue/Baldwin USA 16 WS; 16 SB - NHK

    (2) Evora/Ladwig USA 17 WS; 12 SB
    (1) Castelli/Shnapir USA 18 WS - Canada
    (1) Kemp/King GBR 20 WS - America
    (1) Yankowskas/Coughlin USA 21 WS; 18 SB - China
    (1) Novik/Kuznetsov RUS 22 WS (new) - Russia
    (1) Martiusheva/Rogonov RUS 23 WS - Canada

    (1) *Stolbova/Klimov RUS 24 WS; JW3 (new) - America (also JGP?)
    (2) Bazarova/Larionov RUS 11 SB
    (2) Berton/Hotarek ITA 24 SB

    Next in line according to SB scores (* = ISU Jr.-eligible)
    (1) 27 Moore-Towers/Moscovitch CAN - America
    (1) 31 Simpson/Miller USA (new) - Russia
    (1) 32 Hausch/Wende GER - NHK
    (1) 33 Hole/Johnson CAN (new) - China
    (1) 36 Sulej/Chruscinski POL - France

    (0) 39 *Jones/Gaskell CAN - JGP
    (0) 41 *Petaikina/Kurduykov RUS -JGP
    (1) 42 Lawrence/Swiegers CAN - Canada
    (0) 43 *Vasilieva/Shevchuk RUS - JGP
    [44 Riseeuw/Paxton GBR (new) - retired]
    (0) 46 *Purdy/Marinaro CAN - JGP (if still together)
    (0) 47 Zhang/Toth USA (new)
    ... (I stopped here)

    Host Picks + TBA (in order of GP event)
    (1) NHK Trophy TBA (held for Takahashi/Tran, I assume?)
    (2) Canada TBA + need to pick replacement for McLaughlin/Brubaker
    (1) China TBA
    (2) America TBA (including replacement for McLaughlin/Brubaker)
    (1) Russia TBA
    (2) James/Coia (new team) + France TBA

    Corrections welcomed.
    Last edited: Jun 23, 2010
  4. sammyf

    sammyf Well-Known Member

    To finish the seasons best list, there were some good ones left!
    Bold are all the non JGP teams which are still together, italic they were guarenteed at least 1

    Next in line according to SB scores (* = ISU Jr.-eligible)
    13 *Sui/Han CHN - America & JGP
    16 Inoue/Baldwin USA - Japan
    18 Yankowskas/Coughlin USA - China
    20 Iliushechkina/Maisuradze RUS -China
    22 Brodeur/Mattatal CAN - France
    25 Novik/Kuznetsov RUS (new) - Russia
    26 Zhang/Wang CHN - Japan
    27 Moore-Towers/Moscovitch CAN - America
    28 Dong/Wu CHN - Canada
    29 *Stolbova/Klimov RUS (new) - America & JGP
    31 Simpson/Miller USA (new) - Russia
    32 Hausch/Wende GER - NHK
    33 Hole/Johnson CAN (new) - China
    34 Kemp/King GBR - America
    36 Sulej/Chruscinski POL - France
    37 Martiusheva/Rogonov RUS - Canada
    39 *Jones/Gaskell CAN - JGP
    40 Castelli/Shnapir USA - Canada
    41 *Petaikina/Kurduykov RUS -JGP
    42 Lawrence/Swiegers CAN - Canada
    43 *Vasilieva/Shevchuk RUS - JGP
    [44 Riseeuw/Paxton GBR (new) - retired]
    (46 *Purdy/Marinaro CAN - JGP (if still together)
    47 Zhang/Toth USA (new)
    [48 Bird/Schultz CAN -split]
    49 *Steele/Schultz CAN -JGP
    50 *Cheng/Gao CHN -JGP
    [51 Ozerova/Enbert RUS -split]
    52 Kostenko/Talan UKR
    53 *Gurdzhi/Voller GER -JGP
    54 *Silaeva/Minchuk RUS -JGP
    55 Sunyoto-Yang/Sulindro-Yang TPE
    56 *Carman/Reiss USA -JGP
    [57 Crenshaw/Tsagris GRE -split]
    58 *Kadlecova/Bidar CZE -JGP
    59 *Tikel/Beharry CAN -JGP
    [60 Andrews/Anderson USA -split]
    [61 Pipkin/Dunie-Neustadt USA -split]
    62 Bobak/Penasse CAN
    [63 Hecht/Trefil HUN -split]
    64 Ivanova/Zalevski BUL
    65 *Aoi/Guo HKG -JGP
    66 *Levshina/Tyc POL -JGP
    [67 Vollmer/Sidhu USA -split]
    68 *Duarte/Grafton USA -JGP
    [69 Jorg/Koenderink -split]
    70 *Khnychenkova/Magyar HUN -JGP
    71 *Kaliszek/Kaliszek POL -JGP
    [72 Zabijako/Muhhin EST -split]
    73 *Clement/Hunt GBR -JGP
    74 *Salatzki/Seegert GER -JGP
    [75 Melnik/Deinega UKR -split]
    76 *Martini/Kiefer AUT -JGP
    Last edited: Jun 23, 2010
  5. Sylvia

    Sylvia Still recovering from Worlds...

    My hearsay info is that the sibling team of Sunyoto-Yang/Sulindro-Yang TPE have split (he has retired, she may be looking for a new partner).
  6. lovelikelatte

    lovelikelatte New Member

    How does one obtain tickets to watch Rostelecom Cup of Russia (November 2010)? I tried visiting the Figure Skating Federation of Russia website (http://fsrussia.ru/) and even with Google Translate version I cannot find any information about tickets and such. The ISU also does not have such information that I seek, so I was wondering if anyone had some insight on how to go about this? I appreciate any help and I'm sorry if this is the wrong forum to ask..
  7. sk9tingfan

    sk9tingfan Well-Known Member

    Just a suggestion. A friend who attended last year was able to obtain tickets through one of the travel agencies who takes care of your Russian visa. I would look for one of those first, inquire about the cost of obtaining a visa (which can be very expensive, so I would shop around) and explain that you are looking for help in terms of tickets as well.
  8. lovelikelatte

    lovelikelatte New Member

  9. sus2850

    sus2850 Well-Known Member

    Hi lovelikelatte,

    the Rostelcom Cup of Russia tickets are sold rather late and via telephone, last year it was early September for the mid October event. You could try to find someone from Moscow on a skating forum to buy tickets for you, this worked for me last year (even though I ended up not going due to work commitments).

    And a question: Any news about Yannick Ponseros's future?
  10. HisWeirness

    HisWeirness pork cutlet bowl fatale

    The 2010-11 Grand Prix Announcement has FINALLY been released:


    2.1 b) (under Seeded Skaters) is new:
    A similar provision was in 2.2 e) last season to allow previously seeded skaters "who due to injury or no fault of their own" to receive up to 2 assignments.
    The new "come-back" provision seems to not care why the skaters sat out a season or two (or three, etc.).
    Last edited: Jun 28, 2010

    DORISPULASKI Watching submarine races

    So Evan can get assignments. And Joannie. Also Johnny. Also Kimmie. For that matter Rena & John (who once finished 4th at worlds). And a cast of 1000's.
  12. barbk

    barbk Well-Known Member

    Don't forget Michelle.

    This seems like a loophole the size of Texas. I wonder what they were thinking?
  13. Ziggy

    Ziggy Well-Known Member

    Well if it encourages people to return to eligible skating, it's a good thing I guess.
  14. Polymer Bob

    Polymer Bob New Member

    It's a one-time loophole the size of Texas. After what happened last season, they could call this the Sasha clause. They gave Sasha 2 GP events, and she didn't show up. So this clause says she gets no more chances.
  15. HisWeirness

    HisWeirness pork cutlet bowl fatale

    Last edited: Jun 28, 2010
  16. Lanna

    Lanna Well-Known Member

    For reference, here are the invite rules for this season (it is bizarre to get this after we've already gotten the assignments)

    So we're keeping the "pairs and dance teams with new partners can be alternates" rule from last season and gaining this whole "you can come back once" thing. Interesting.
  17. Lanna

    Lanna Well-Known Member

    What's the event in Russia going to be called? The GP announcement has "Rostelecom Cup". Meanwhile, the ISU is still calling it "Cup of Russia" on the GP page and the event page.
  18. Frau Muller

    Frau Muller #1 Dick Button Fan

    The Ros in "Rostelecom" is Russia. "Rostelecom" is the Russian Telecommunications Company. I don't think there would be a Rostelecom Cup in another country unless they operate in other countries.
  19. HisWeirness

    HisWeirness pork cutlet bowl fatale

    I assume it will be Rostelecom Cup like last season, since that company is a sponsor of the Russian Fed. I think it's just an inconsistency caused by miscommunication between whoever updates the website and the rest of the staff or someone just copying previous year items.
  20. HisWeirness

    HisWeirness pork cutlet bowl fatale

    The Zaretsky's have been struck from their two Ice Dance GP assignments:


    No other changes to the assignments table. This frees up two GP slots, one at NHK Trophy and one at Skate America.

    (Skate America and NHK Trophy already have 3 USA slots, so the re-assignment will be from a non-USA team ;)).
  21. chipso1

    chipso1 Well-Known Member

    From the new Golden Skate article, it sounds like Amanda Dobbs is still hopeful to get either the ladies or pairs TBA spot for Skate America:

  22. casken

    casken Well-Known Member

    Blanc and Bouquet please! :inavoid:
  23. Carolla5501

    Carolla5501 Well-Known Member

    (we have to get it after the assignments... that's how you write the rule.... First assignments and then "adjust rule to fit what we did" )

    Just kidding!
  24. kwanfan1818

    kwanfan1818 I <3 Kozuka

    Oh, yes!
  25. Ziggy

    Ziggy Well-Known Member

    Bucket totally deserve it.

    I wish they trained with Muriel. As voidy and original as their coach's work is, she seems to be unable to take them to the next level technically.
  26. shan

    shan Well-Known Member

    who are they currently coached by?
  27. allezfred

    allezfred Master/Mistress of Sneer Staff Member

    A purple blob.
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  28. Ziggy

    Ziggy Well-Known Member

    Or Karine Arribert Narce if you go by her legal name. ;)
  29. Asli

    Asli Well-Known Member

    I agree with what you say, but still think they are better with Karine Arribert, Ziggy. They are arguably the voidiest couple out there at the moment and they will never be technically the strongest, even if they go to Zazoui. They lack the basics for that. They obviously take pride in the originality and subtlety of their programs and I hope they will keep that for our pleasure. Zazoui gives her students terrific programs too, but she will always have other top couples to train, so we can watch them too. Blanc/Bouquet are unique and so fresh!
  30. senorita

    senorita New Member

    Not very relevant question but Hanyu got to seniors only for Grand Prix? Can he go to Worlds, what is exactly his age?
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