FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE on January 2, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE on January 2, 2018
World Figure & Fancy Skating Championships is featured on the cover of the 2018 Jan/Feb PS Magazine with a lovely photograph of Stephanie Chace Bass, 2017 World Fancy Skating Championship Ladies' Silver Medalist, presenting her Creative Figure "Treble Clef" on the ice! Figure & Fancy Skating Live at WorldFigureSport.org & WorldFigureChampionship.com!
Read the 5 page article (pg. 22 hard copy pg. 24 digital copy) written by Terri Milner Tarquini, and see the stunning photographs by Deborah Hickey throughout the 5 pages (including the 2015 WFC Figure Heart that can be viewed on the content's page, and a menagerie of Figures on the magazine's back cover). All the black ice photographs are from the 2015, 2106 & 2017 World Figure & Fancy Skating Championships, and the magazine's graphic design layout was created by Amanda Taylor! Congratulations to the skaters for their beautiful interviews and everyone's team efforts to make such a wonderful pictorial collection for all to enjoy!
The World Figure Sport Society is looking forward to the 2018 World Figure & Fancy Skating Championships & Festival from September 27 - 30, 2018 in Vail, Colorado!
The US Post Office in Vail will offer a special pictorial postmark, known to collectors as a pictorial cancellation, for the 2017 World Figure & Fancy Skating Championships in Vail, CO at Dobson Arena on September 29th and 30th.
With great excitement, the World Figure Sport Society announces that the US Post Office in Vail, CO will offer a special pictorial postmark, known to collectors as a pictorial cancellation, to commemorate and celebrate the opening day of the 2017 World Figure & Fancy Skating Championships on Friday, September 29 from Noon until 1:30 P.M. and then on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM. This special pictorial postmark is available for the world to collect for a limited time and issued only from the US Post Office in Vail, Colorado.
People attending the 2017 World Figure & Fancy Skating Championships & Festival may obtain this special pictorial postmark at the temporary U.S. Post Office's Fancy Skating Station established in the Dobson Arena during the times listed above.
The 2017 World Figure & Fancy Skating Championships & Festival will issue (2) official 5 x 7 oversized mailable postcards to commemorate the pictorial postmark. All official 2017 official postcards are available on-line for a limited time as a limited edition printing of 500 total postcards.
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All official 2017 postcards are available for purchase (for a limited time) with beautiful $1 and $2 postage stamps and the pictorial postmark. These postcards make amazing gifts for skating fans and stamp collectors throughout the world and will be a unique item to add to any collection.
Lines are expected. Please order your official postcards and stamps early. The WFC Organizing Team will prepare in advance all pre-ordered purchases for the official postcards, stamps, and special pictorial postmark. Pre-ordered postcards will be available for pick-up under the purchasers last name at the WFC Welcoming Center in Dobson Arena from Noon on Friday, September 29 through Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 5:00 PM. Photo ID and signatures will be required to pick up pre-paid items.
Those who cannot attend the event, but wish to obtain the official postcards with the beautiful postage stamps and special pictorial postmark may order on-line. Additional postage will be necessary and postage rates will vary accordingly.
Those who wish to obtain the special pictorial postmark (pictorial cancellation) on other mailable items and cannot attend the event, may submit mail order request. Pictorial cancellations are available only for the dates indicated, and requests must be postmarked no later than 15 days following the requested pictorial cancellation date.
Customers can send self-addressed stamped envelopes and/or postcards with or without addresses for cancellation, as long as they supply a larger self-addressed stamped envelope with adequate First-Class Mail postage. After applying the pictorial cancellation, the Postal Service returns the items (with or without addresses) under the self-addressed protective cover bearing the adequate First-Class Mail postage.
Mail requests to:
PICTORIAL CANCELLATIONS, followed by the FANCY SKATING STATION, VAIL POST OFFICE, 1300 N FRONTAGE RD W, VAIL, CO, 81657 - 9998, exactly as listed above (using all capitals and no punctuation).
The WFC Organizing Team (WFCOT) can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org - 518.304.3029
Dorothy Hamill will be a Special Guest and Honorary Referee of the 2017 World Figure & Fancy Skating Championships in Vail, Colorado!
For immediate release - July 12, 2017
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The World Figure Sport Society is thrilled to announce that Dorothy Hamill, Olympic, World, & US Champion will be a "Special Guest & Honorary Referee" of the 2017 World Figure & Fancy Skating Championships, World Junior & World Skating Festival in Vail, Colorado from September 28 - October 1st, 2017!
Dorothy Hamill won the Olympic Gold Medal in Innsbruck, Austria at the age of 19. Overnight, she became one of those rare champions who transcended her sport and captured the country’s imagination. Still, she has said she is most proud of her World Championship title in Gothenburg, Sweden, which followed her Olympic win. At that time, everyone had advised her to retire from amateur competition, saying that even a second place finish would tarnish the luster of her Olympic gold. Characteristically, once she set her mind to it, she would not be dissuaded, and won.
As a professional, Hamill has skated with many productions, including the Ice Capades and Stars on Ice. Four ABC primetime television specials have been produced in her honor and she has produced and starred in her own touring productions of “Cinderella — Frozen in Time,” “Hansel, Gretel, the Witch and the Cat,” and “Nutcracker on Ice.” She won an Emmy Award for her lead role in “Romeo and Juliet.”
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The 2017 WFC Organizing Team can be reached at 518-304-3029.
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With great excitement, the World Figure Sport Society welcomes Inclusive Skating and Inclusive Skaters from around the world to join us on the ice for the 2017 World Figure Festival in Vail, Colorado. The World Figure Festival events are held during the 2017 World Figure & Fancy Skating Championships from September 28th to October 1st.
Skaters with any form of disability from anywhere in the world are welcome to become Inclusive Skaters and participate in the first Inclusive Skating event in America. Everyone is welcome even if they have never been an Inclusive Skater before. The World Figure Festival includes the following events for Inclusive Skaters: Fundamental Figures, Free Skating and Free Dance.
Margarita Sweeney-Baird, Founder of Inclusive Skating said: “Inclusive Skating is delighted to be invited to the 2017 World Figure Festival! The Inclusive Skating system enables all competitors, with any form of disability or challenge, to compete. This is the first time that Inclusive Skating events will be held in America and we are thrilled to be traveling to Vail, Colorado. We hope that many new Inclusive Skaters will take the opportunity to be a part of the fun and join us on the ice in this beautiful festival of skating."
Note: To enter the Inclusive Skating Events and download all the Inclusive Skating Information (pdf) for the 2017 World Figure Festival please go to the Festival page. Scroll down on the Festival page until you see the identical picture that is posted below. Click link to easily access Festival page.
The World Figure Sport Society along with the 2017 WFC Organizing Team welcomes both elite and developing skaters of all ages and levels (even Inclusive Skaters) to come to Vail, Colorado and be a part of the joy and prestige of skating in these exciting championships!
This Inclusive Skating event will be the first in America.
For further information see www.inclusiveskating.org
For more detailed WFC & Festival information, please contact the:
WFC Organizing Team (WFCOT) firstname.lastname@example.org or 518-304-3029 http://www.worldfigurechampionship.com
For Inclusive Skating events contact: email@example.com
The World Figure & Fancy Skating Championships & Figure Festival is sanctioned/endorsed by World Figure Sport (WFS) worldfiguresport.org. The Inclusive Skating events for skaters with disability are sanctioned/endorsed by Inclusive Skating SCIO.
Vail Valley Partnership Becomes A Sponsor of the 2017 World Figure & Fancy Skating Championships in Vail, Colorado!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE on June 9, 2017
With great excitement, the World Figure Sport Society announces a new sponsor for the:
2017 World Figure & Fancy Skating Championships -
World Jr. Figure & Fancy Skating Championships & Festival
Vail Valley Partnership
Thank you for your contribution.
The 2017 WFC Organizing Team is working to secure more sponsors for these beautiful World Championships & Festival.
The 2017 World Figure & Fancy Skating Championships, World Jr. Championships & Festival will be held in Vail, Colorado from Thursday, September 28 – Sunday, October 1, 2017 on black ice. This is the first time that Vail, Colorado, the international resort community, will be the beautiful backdrop for these championship events & festival.
This is the only World Championship where elite and developing skaters (of all ages and even those with disabilities) have a World Festival where together they spread the joy and prestige of learning and competing in Figures & Fancy Skating so that skating's endangered structural foundation does not become extinct.
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