Western Australian Ice Skating Association

Officials Training

Are you interested in learning how to become a technical panelist or judge? If you answered yes then we want to hear from you.  WAISA will be holding a training day for new judges and technical panel soon. Click on the link below to fill out the Offical Information Form. We will provide further details and contact you soon about the upcoming training sessions.

Officials Information Form 

State Banquet

WAISA State Banquet

It's been a challenging season so Let's Celebrate!  The State Banquet is booked so grab your tickets to the party!

Join the celebrations!!

  • State Team Announcement
  • Most Improved Awards
  • DJ
  • Photo Booth
  • Cocktail / Mocktail on Arrival
  • Buffet Dinner
  • Cash Bar

State Banquet Registration

  • Where

    Argyle Ballroom, Parmelia Hilton 14 Mill Street, Perth
  • When

    Novemeber 6, 2021 6:30pm
  • Cost

    $0 for Spring Challenge and WA State Championship Competitors $75 for athlete supporters
  • Registration

    If you want to attend, you must register individually (even synchronized skaters).

    Click the register button below

    State Banquet Registration

    Login to your membership. Register yourself (quantity 1). If you competed at the 2021 Spring Challenge or State Championships – you will receive your ticket free!

    Additional tickets are available for purchase during the registration process.

    State Championships – you will receive your ticket free! We would love to see you if you are a 2021 WAISA Member – even if you didn’t compete. Why not also register someone fun to bring – maybe your entire family – or even your coach! They have to pay $75 so have a credit card ready!!

  • Accommodation:

    $195 for two including breakfast. Additional information can be found on the regsotration page.

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WAISA Livestream

Welcome to WAISA Livestream. All livestream competitions are available on the WAISA Youtube page

Social media links (including YouTube) are located at the top and bottom of the WAISA website. The livestream(s) are embedded here for your convenience. At times, we experience technical difficulties. If a drop out occurs visit the YouTube page where the stream will be restarted

Spring Challenge and State Championships 2021

We are proud to introduce Spring Challenge and State Championships 2021. Divisions for Spring Challenge will include:

  • Pre-Adult divisions Copper and Silver Adult
  • Copper and Bronze
  • Singles from Aussie Skate Level 4 through to Elementary
  • Synchronised Basic Novice

State Championships will include National levels, Basic novice through Senior, including Synchro

State Championships is scheduled to run October 2, 2021, from 4pm WST

Spring Challenege will start earlier at 12pm. You can find the schedule on the events page.

Spring Challenge

States Day 1

States Day 2

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Australian Masters Games

WAISA is proud to announce the Australian Masters Games to be held in April, 2022

The Australian Masters Games has been postponed until April 2022.

WAISA is proud to support the Australian Masters Games. Created by the Confederation of Australian Sport in 1987, the Australian Masters Games is a week-long festival of sport that brings together weekend warriors from around Australia, and the world, to enjoy an extensive sport and social program.

The Australian Masters Games will take place from Saturday 23 April to Saturday 30 April 2022 in Perth, Western Australia.

In support of the Australian Masters Games, WAISA is proud to host the Figure Skating event to be held at Cockburne Ice Arena. The event is inclusive of all adult levels. For more information visit the Australian Masters Games website.

Proposed Dates for 2022

  • Singles and Pairs: TBA
  • Synchronised: TBA

Information relating specifically to figure skating, including skating disciplines, age requirements and pricing, can be found under the sports section on the Australian Masters Games website.

This page will be updated as new information is provided.

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Hall of Fame

WAISA Hall of Fame celebrates athletes, officials, and others who have made significant contributions to ice skating in Western Australia

Mary-Ellen started skating when she was aged two and a half at the Sydney Glaciarium. She wen on to win 7 New South Wales Senior Championships and was the Australian Ladies Champion in 1964,65,66 & 67. Mary- Ellen represented Australia at the 1968 World Championships in Geneva and at the World Professional Championships in London. A founding member of the Western Australian Ice Skating Association (WAISA) in 1977 Mary-Ellen was the heart, soul and backbone of the Association until her passing in December 2016. Mary-Ellen was inducted into the Ice Skating Australia Hall of Fame in 2016 in recognition of her lifetime outstanding contribution to the sport and was posthumously induced as an Inaugural Member of the Western Australian Ice Skating Association Hall of Fame in 2017.

Tony served on the WAISA Council for many years. Along with his wife, Ilze, he was the driving force behind promoting Synchronized Skating in WA. Tony’s contribution to the sport as a Judging Official was outstanding. Rising from a State Judge to National Judge and ultimately to a well respected Ice Skating Union Synchronized Judge. Tony judged at several World Synchronized Skating Championships and it to honor Tony’s contribution and achievement in the sport of Synchronized Skating that the perpetual trophy awarded to the Senior Synchronized Skating Champions of Australia is named after him.

Ilze, along with husband Tony, the driving for behind the promotion and development of Synchronized Skating in WA. Ilze was also a WAISA Councilor and Secretary for many year and helped lay the foundations of an association with strong governance and good ethical principles. Ilze also was a State, National and International Judge.

Danielle has made a great contribution to the sport of Synchronized Skating in WA both as an athlete and as a Coach.  A two time Australian National Champion Danielle has also represented Australia three times at the World Synchronized Skating Championships. In 2019 Danielle became the first West Australian to win a medal at a World Championships as part of Team Nexicce, Canada.  Danielle won a bronze medal for the short program at the Championships and Nexicce finished a very close fourth place overall in a very competitive field of amazing teams.

Jaimee is arguably one of WA’s most successful figure skaters representing WA 12 times at the Australian Figure Skating Championships winning 6 Gold Medals and 4 Bronze Medals.  Jaimee represented Australia at two Junior World Figure Skating Championships and two Four Continents Championships as a Senior Competitor.  In 2014 Jaimee became the first WA athlete to be included in a Winter Olympic Team with her appointment to the Shadow Team for the Sochi Winter Olympic Games. Jaimee has been an outstanding representative for WA both on and off the ice.

Honorary Life Memberships have been awarded to the following for their contributions to the sport of ice skating in WA: Mary-Ellen Mather Merab Baldwinson Janet Moore Rona Day Ilze Jonikis Anthony Jonikis Carole Ashworth Kylie Yacopetti

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WAISA Competitions

Mary Ellen Holland

Skaters from Aussie Skate Level 4 up to Senior Level. Novice to Senior skaters will compete in both the Short and Free Programs. Adult and Aussie Skate Level 4 up to and including Intermediate Level will compete with only a Free Program.

Please make sure you have downloaded and completed the Planned Program Content form (PPC) and have your music ready before you register. If you have trouble downloading the form(s) right click on the file and select "download" or "save as". 

For mobile devices you may need to download additional apps for opening / saving PPC (a PDF reader or Word).

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Council Meeting Dates 2021

Council Meeting Date Membership Application submission date for approval
Wednesday 20 January Sunday 17 January
Wednesday 17 February   Sunday 14 February
Wednesday 17 March Sunday 14 March
Wednesday 21 April  Sunday 18 April
Wednesday 19 May Sunday 16 May
Wednesday 16 June Sunday 13 June
Wednesday 21 July Sunday 18 July
Wednesday 18 August Sunday 15 August
Wednesday 15 September Sunday 15 September
Wednesday 20 October Sunday 17 October
Wednesday 17 November Sunday 14 November
Wednesday 15 December All Membership subscriptions expire 31 December 2021 and are not transferable


To be eligible for a test session and Competition your membership application must be submitted and approved at a council meeting prior to close of entry for that event.

For example, if the test/competition entry closes on 10th March your membership application must have been submitted by February 14th for approval during the February meeting.

Download the meeting cut off dates here

Membership Terms and Conditions

  • I/We have read the WAISA Inc. Constitution,Policies and By-Laws on the WAISA Inc. website www.waisa.org and agree to abide by them and the decisions of the WAISA Council.
  • I/We give permissionfor myself(over18years)/my child(under 18years) to be photographed/videoed by WAISA events for usein Newsletters,website,training of officials or any other WAISA authorised event.
  • The contact details of WAISA Inc members shall remain strictly confidential. They will not be released to any third party.
  • I/We agree to observe and comply with ISA's Anti-Doping Policy. A copy of ISA's Anti-Doping Policy is available at http://www.isa.org.au/antidoping.htm
  • Disclaimer- If a member no longer wishes to take advantage of thier WAISA membership, incurs injury or any other cause, there will be no refunds issued


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