The three day Trophy D’Ecosse kicked started this weekend at Dumfries Ice Bowl Leisure Complex, Dumfries, Scotland, comprising of 44 teams. Encompassing the Scottish Championships, teams were also vying for their national title. Friday and Saturday saw the Junior and Senior categories and the non-ISU categories were interspersed throughout the weekend.
There was a packed auditorium at the first British synchronised skating competition of the season at Alexandra Palace in London. Thirty eight teams from across the country readied themselves for competition, adorning themselves in beautiful costumes with bling galore. This year is the first time the competition has been held at the historic venue of Alexandra Palace which was turned into a synchro haven for the day with team banners decorating the rink, and also played host to a brand new category.
Sunday was the final day of the 2019 British Championships held in the Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham. With seniors and juniors performing their long programmes with only a few points between them after the short, competition was fierce to win the title of British Champion.
The British Championships opened on Saturday at the Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham with 852 skaters competing in 52 teams. Today also marks the first time that the event has been live streamed on BBC sport, broadcast to the entire UK; a historic development for synchronised skating in Britain.