The competition season for Vacationland Figure Skating Club skaters began Nov. 9-11 in St. Cloud with the 10th annual Granite City Classic.
Vacationland skaters tested and competed along with skaters from 32 clubs from across Minnesota, North Dakota, Wisconsin and Alaska.
Competitors representing Vacationland were Tricia Betley, Aitkin, Preliminary Artistic, Freestyle, Compulsory and Pre-Juvenile Moves; Ashley Drake, Brainerd, Pre-Preliminary Compulsory and Artistic; Logan Mohs, Baxter, Juvenile Moves in the Field and Preliminary Jumps; Quinn Nystrom, Baxter, Open Pre-Juvenile Compulsory and Freeskate; Mackenzie Ross, Brainerd, Open Juvenile Moves in the Field, Open Pre-Juvenile Spins and Freeskate; and Briana Tower, Brainerd, Pre-Preliminary Freeskate and Jumps.
Coaches attending with their students were Melissa Hannah, Mary Sundquist and Dianah Klatt.
Passing United States Figure Skating Association testing Nov. 8 were Katie VandeBrake, Juvenile Freeskate; Logan Mohs, Pre-Juvenile Freeskate and Preliminary Standard Dance; Ashley Drake, Preliminary Moves in the Field; and Briana Tower, Pre-Preliminary Moves and Freeskate. The skaters will attend competitions throughout the winter season, ending March 16 and 17 with the annual Spring Show in Brainerd.
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