Lineup Announced for 2012 JGP USA

31 Jul

The ISU announced today the full lineups for the second ISU Junior Grand Prix (JGP) of Figure Skating Series event of the season to be held Aug. 29-Sept. 2, Lake Placid, N.Y. The event will be streamed live on icenetwork.com.

The 20-member Team USA will be led by reigning World Junior silver medalist Joshua Farris. Competitors for the remaining events will be announced in the coming weeks.

Ladies

Kiri Baga

  • 2010 JGP Japan silver medalist
  • 2009 JGP Turkey champion

Courtney Hicks

  • 2011 U.S. junior champion
  • 2011 JGP Australia champion

Angela Wang

  • 2009 U.S. novice bronze medalist

Men’s

Joshua Farris

  • 2012 World Junior silver medalist
  • 2011 JGP Final bronze medalist

Lukas Kaugars

  • 2012 Gardena Spring Trophy junior champion

James Schetelich

  • 2012 U.S. novice silver medalist

Ice Dancing

Alexandra Aldridge and Daniel Eaton

  • 2012 World Junior bronze medalists
  • 2012 U.S. junior champions

Madeline Heritage and Nathaniel Fast

  • 2009 U.S. juvenile champions

Elliana Pogrebinsky and Ross Gudis

  • 2010 U.S. intermediate bronze medalists

Pairs

Madeline Aaron and Max Settlage

  • 2011 U.S. novice champions

Haven Denney and Brandon Frazier

  • 2012 U.S. junior champions

Olivia Oltmanns and Joshua Santillan

  • 2009 U.S. intermediate champions

Jessica Pfund and AJ Reiss

  • 2012 U.S. Championships, junior, 5th place

Click here to see the full list of entries.

Now in its 16th season, the JGP Series consists of seven international events in a cumulative point-scoring format. Each athlete is eligible to score points in two of the seven scheduled events (pairs can compete in two of four designated events). The top six point-earners in each discipline qualify for the Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final, Dec. 6-9 in Sochi, Russia.

2012 Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating schedule

  • Courchevel, France (Aug. 22-26)
  • Lake Placid, N.Y. (Aug. 29 – Sept. 2)
  • Linz, Austria (Sept. 12 – 16)
  • Istanbul (Sept. 19 – 23)
  • Bled, Slovenia (Sept. 26 – 30)
  • Zagreb, Croatia (Oct. 3 – 7)
  • Dresden, Germany (Oct. 10 – 13)
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