Family Santa Skate

The Border Blades will be hosting their annual Santa Skate on Wednesday, December 18 from 6-8 on the Husky Energy Oval.  Have a great time skating while visiting with the jolly man in red. 

Please feel free to invite other family members and friends to this event!

Note: no sticks or pucks will be permitted on the ice.

Fire on Ice XVI Sponsors

Thank you very much to the individuals, families and businesses who generously donated to support our skaters and our meet.

Fire On Ice XIV Race Sponsors:

Rolling Greens Fairways – Devin Racz Memorial Relay Race

Meridian Surveys LtdTaco Time
Opa! of GreeceRoberge Transport
Enhanced Engineering (E2) Consulting Ltd.Vee Tee Feeders
Lloydminster Animal HospitalDuane & Cheryl Myers
Beattie FamilyPrairie Lily Coffee
BAR EngineeringClassic Oilfield Service Ltd.
Wayside Dental CentreStuart Wright Ltd.
Northern Livestock SalesStephens Family
Lothrop Family

Fire On Ice XIV Silent Auction Sponsors:

Swanky FamilyPrairie Lily Coffee
EECOL ElectricStephens Family
Shurnaik FamilyDavies Family
Claire GibneyLloydminster Animal Hospital
Lothrop FamilyCey Family
Stephanie MitchellJohnston Family
Pollard FamilyRibey Family
PTW Energy ServicesStuart Wright Ltd
Ivan SvendsenLopez Family
Guevara FamilyDobson Family
Sheppard Family

Thank you to Tim Hortons, who supplied the coffee and hot chocolate for the meet. 

Fire on Ice XVI Results

Skaters from across Alberta and Saskatchewan showed off their racing skills at Fire on Ice on Saturday!  We hope all our out of town visitors enjoyed their time in Lloydminster.

Thank you to all skaters, officials, coaches, parents, volunteers, and meet organizers for helping us to run a smooth meet.  We couldn’t do it without you!

Fire on Ice XVI Results

Devin Racz Memorial Relay participants.

Bus Trip Information

We are very excited to be going to the Red Deer Long Track Meet on our bus trip this season! Red Deer has a beautiful new facility, that was built for the Canada Winter Games last year, so it will be a great opportunity for our skaters to check it out.

Date: January 18-19, 2020. The bus will be leaving sometime on January 17 (post will be updated as more info becomes available).

Hotel Block: Holiday Inn Express. Please call the hotel directly at (587) 457-7829 and quote the block code BSS or the group name Lloydminster Border Blades Speed Skating to qualify for the discounted rate. Special rate available until December 17.

Sign Up: Please indicate how many people you plan to bring on the bus ASAP by filling out the Bus Trip Document.

Registration: online by January 9, 2020 at: https://www.calgaryspeedskating.ca/perform/meets/

We hope to see a large number of skaters on the trip this year! This is a great opportunity for the kids to spend time together, and bond as a team.

Fire on Ice Volunteers

Fire on Ice, our annual home meet, is taking place on Saturday, December 7.  Numerous volunteers are required to make the event run smoothly.  Many of the positions are the same as the Mini Meets, and there are also jobs that are specific to the meet.

We also run a Hospitality Room which serves our coaches, officials, and volunteers.  We are looking for people willing to bring in food, as well as work in the hospitality room during the meet.

To sign up for these volunteer positions, please follow our Sign Up Genius link.

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Don’t forget to fill in the Competition Entry Sheet with a Yes or No for Fire on Ice by going here: Meet Sign Up

Edmonton Fall Classic Results

We had a good representation of Border Blades at the Fall Classic this year! Great job skaters: Jayva A, Danika B, Brodie D, Mathew D, Maegan D, Garrett D, Lance G, Kaylee K, Leland L, Samantha L, Alex M, Erik M, Erika P, Ashford S, Spencer S, and Donovan S. 

This was the first big out of town meet for many of our skaters, and they had a great time! Lots of new PB’s set, and even a few medals!

Fall Classic Ability Results
Fall Classic T2T, Jr, Sr, Open Results

Garrett D and Erik M

Fire on Ice XVI

Our full day invitational short track meet is coming up in one month!  Mark your calendars and plan to attend the 16th annual Fire on Ice on Saturday December 7, 2019.

Fire on Ice takes place at the Servus Sport Centre, 5212 12 Street, in Lloydminster, Alberta, at the Rusway Arena.  All ages and abilities, including cradles, are welcome!

Registrations this year through online RAMP registration:

Fire on Ice XVI registration – due December 1

Fire on Ice XVI announcement

Mini Meet #2 Volunteers Required

Our second Mini Meet of the year is fast approaching on November 28, 2019 from 5-8. Please follow the link below to sign up for a volunteer position.  Training will be provided if you are new to the job.  This will be the last chance to practice positions before Fire on Ice.

Sign Up!

Reminder: If you have not already filled out the Meet Sign Up Page, please do so ASAP. This helps ensure that the races are fun and fair for our kids!