The Skating Club of Southern Connecticut of Stamford is proud to present the 14th Annual Terry Conners Synchronized Skating Open on Saturday, Dec. 7 and Sunday, Dec. 8 at the Terry Conners Rink in Stamford.

The Terry Conners Rink is home ice for the Southern Connecticut Synchronized Skating organization representing the Skating Club of Southern Connecticut. The club skates three synchronized skating lines: The Shadows (Open Juvenile), Shimmers (Pre-Juvenile) and Sprites (Beginner 2).

Darien skaters include Michelle Ha, Brooke Ferri, and Veda Malhotra. New Canaan's Olivia Linnartz will also participate.

The Shadows, Shimmers and Sprites along with hundreds of other teams from Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and all around the Eastern Seaboard will be demonstrating choreographed programs that will be judged for speed, difficulty of maneuvers and precision, as well as for style and artistic expression.

The Terry Conners Synchronized Skating Open attracts about 850 skaters and coaches and over 1,500 fans and supporters over the two-day event.

This competition is proud to be part of the Eastern Synchronized Skating Challenge Series. Participation in this series is open to all beginner 1, 2 or 3 teams and preliminary, pre-juvenile, juvenile, open juvenile, intermediate, novice, junior open collegiate, open adult and masters teams.

The event runs from noon to 6:40 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Spectator admission fee is $8 for adults and $3 for children under 12 and senior citizens.

Veterans and military personnel with proper ID are admitted without charge. Only cash is accepted.

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