Press Release

2009-10 U.S. synchro envelopes announced

Haydenettes, Miami University Varsity make up group A

The Miami University Team during last year's competition.
The Miami University Team during last year's competition. (Paul Harvath)


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(04/14/2009) - COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - U.S. Figure Skating announced Tuesday the 12 synchronized skating teams that will comprise the A, B, C and Reserve Team envelopes for the 2009-10 season.

The envelope level is primarily decided by a team's performance in international and U.S. Figure Skating competitions during the previous season, and it is used to determine funding levels. It is not used as a strict guideline for selections to international competitions.

Envelope A
Haydenettes (senior); Hayden Recreation Centre FSC; Lexington, Mass.
Miami University Varsity (senior); Miami University SC; Oxford, Ohio

Envelope B
Crystallettes (senior); Dearborn FSC; Dearborn, Mich.
Chicago Jazz (junior); Chicago FSC; Wheeling, Ill.
Team Braemar (junior); Braemar-City of Lakes FSC; Edina, Minn.

Envelope C
California Gold (senior); All Year FSC; Culver City, Calif.
Lexettes (junior); Hayden Recreation Centre FSC; Lexington, Mass.

Reserve Team
Evolution (senior); Detroit SC; Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
Western Michigan University (senior); Western Michigan University FSC; Kalamazoo, Mich.
Miami University Junior Varsity (junior); Miami University FSC; Oxford, Ohio
Skyliners (junior); SC of New York; New York, N.Y.
Starlights (junior); Skokie Valley FSC; Skokie, Ill.

U.S. Figure Skating

U.S. Figure Skating is the national governing body for the sport of figure skating in the United States, as recognized by the United States Olympic Committee and the International Skating Union. U.S. Figure Skating is comprised of more than 763 member clubs and Basic Skills Programs representing approximately 179,000 members. U.S. Figure Skating is charged with the development of the sport on all levels within the United States, including athletes, officials, sanctioning of events and exhibitions, and establishing the rules and guidelines by which the sport is governed.