Northern Blades
NSC Figure Skating Club
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(updated: 11/01/17)

News and Events

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2018 Upper Great Lakes Regional
Figure Skating Championships

Northern Blades NSC Figure Skating Club and The National Sports Center would like to thank all the clubs, skaters, officials, and volunteers that helped to make the 2018 Upper Great Lakes Regional Championships run so smoothly on October 4-8, 2017.   Click on the following links for more information and posted results.
Questions may be directed to the Northern Blades Upper Great Lakes Regional Chairs, Molly Fitzel and Jane Schaber, at

NEW: October 2017 Board Meeting Minutes and Summer Edition of The Blade

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2017 USFS Testing:

Date:        Thursday, Nov. 9th, 2017
Time:        9:00 to 12:00 am
Location:   Rink 3.
Tests:        Moves in the Field and Free Skate
Levels:      All Levels.

Deadline: All forms must be:

Postmarked or in the club mailbox in Rink 3 by October 26th.                  

No exceptions.

If you have questions, please contact Test Chair: Mel Berghuis

For more information and the application form, please click the links below.

Testing Information and Rules         Testing Application

2017 Rising Stars Competition

Hello Skaters!

Congratulations to all skaters that competed at this years Rising Stars Competition. We would like to thank all the skaters and Figure Skating Clubs that helped make this years Rising Stars Competition a success.

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IJS Results                                 6.0 Results

Thank you to Volunteers. On behalf of the Rising Stars Committee and the Northern Blades Board, Thank you to all the volunteers that made this competition possible. Rising Stars was a great event for all the competitors because of you support and effort.

Please remember to claim your volunteer hours.

Log in now to Track It Forward

Volunteer Hours

Previously, Northern Blades NSC Figure Skating Club has manually entered and tracked all members volunteer hours, but, starting now, we have found a way for members to track, monitor and record their own hours. The website is called Track if Forward and it allows you, the member, to enter and track your volunteer hours. It is very simple to use and you can even download an app right on your phone! No more filling out paperwork and hoping at the end of the year, that all of your hours were recorded. No more wondering how many hours you have left to complete.

Log in now to Track It Forward

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Nov 9th 9-12am - USFS Testing

Nov 20th 6:30pm - NB Board Meeting

Dec 18th 6:30pm - NB Board Meeting


Jan 15th 6:30pm - NB Board Meeting

Feb 19th 6:30pm - NB Board Meeting

Mar 19th 6:30pm - NB Board Meeting

Apr 16th 6:30pm - NB Board Meeting

Rink Address

Schwan Super Rink
National Sports Center
1850 105th Ave NE
Blaine, MN 55449

Map of Rink Location

Mailing Address:
Northern Blades
12527 Central Ave. NE
Suite 124
Blaine, MN 55434


President: Kendra Miller,

Vice President: Jane Schaber,

Secretary: Tania Uhde,

Treasurer: Gordon Pietsch,

SafeSport Chair: Molly Fitzel,

Fundraising: Charity Stanchfield,

Test Chair: Mel Berghuis,
Test Co-Chair: Lori Giese,
Test Co-Chair: Melissa Giacomini,

Rising Stars Chair: Molly Fitzel and Jane Schaber

UGL Regional Chair: Molly Fitzel and Jane Schaber

Hospitality: Charity Stanchfield,

Ice Contract: Anna Leik,

Membership: Tania Uhde,

Sanctions: Jane Schaber,

Webmaster: Dennis Kraber,