Skating spectacle at Prospera Centre

More than 400 young figure skaters perform at the Autumn Leaves competition, taking place Friday to Sunday in Chilliwack.

Four hundred and seventy six skaters hit the ice this weekend as the Cheam Skating Club co-hosts (along with the BC Coast Region) the Autumn Leaves competition at Prospera Centre.

Skaters  at this event represent clubs across the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, the Interior and northern BC. Some are coming from as far away as Prince George, Fort St. John, 100 Mile House, Squamish and Williams Lake.

The Cheam Skating Club has 10 athletes in the field.

The Star 1 girls and boys division skates at 9 a.m. Friday morning, with Sophie Horvath, Natasha Unruh and Nicole Krahn in the mix. The Star 2 girls group, skating at 10:55 a.m. Friday, has Della Williamson.

The Star 3 girls group hits the ice at 3:55 p.m. Friday, with  Jenny Milne and Taylor Magill in the lineup.

Madison Metcalfe and Sofia Ngieng are competing in the Star 5 girls U-13 division, skating at 1:20 p.m. Saturday. The Star 5 over-13 girls group features Kiana Olafson, with a start time of 2:20 p.m.

Celina Peters is the highest-level Cheam competitor, skating in the pre-juvenile U-14 women’s division. That group starts at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Denis Kondrashin will represent the club in a coaching capacity.

Admission is free to all events.

All Cheam skaters will be performing on the secondary rink.

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