Last weekend in Dmitrov, in the Moscow region, took place the 5th edition of the Novice Cup. The peculiarity of this competition is that only the Novice Base and Advanced teams can participate. This year's event brought together 20 teams from different parts of Russia.
The national championships of Russia held in Yoshkar-Ola this Friday and Saturday. 27 teams competed in 3 categories: senior, junior and advanced novice. Besides the very high level of the novices, this competition also selected the senior and junior teams who will skate at the next World Championships.
The national championships of Russia will start on Friday in Yoshkar-Ola. 27 teams will compete in 3 different categories: senior, junior and advanced novice. Senior and junior teams will qualify for the World Championships. Junior and advanced novice teams have already been selected during the first part of the season. Only the 12 best teams received the opportunity to participate in the nationals.