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TEAM MANAGERS AND CHAPERONES

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PARKING:

On arrival, you must first REGISTER YOUR TEAM. Please turn into the Giant Center from the intersection where you see the GC Marquis. After turning in, STAY IN THE RIGHT LANE, it is a short distance to the first turn MARKED AUTHORIZED ACCESS ONLY. (blue and white sign, first turn after stop light intersection) If you are stopped by a security guard, tell them you are a coach checking in. THIS IS ALSO WHERE BUSES WILL DROP OFF SKATERS FOR ENTRANCE TO THE GIANT CENTER (Please note this is a change from prior years). After buses drop off skaters, the BUS SHOULD PROCEED TO THE "SUITE PARKING LOT". Buses can remain in this area and skaters can go out a side door to this lot from Section 106 on the Concourse to get back on the bus.

TEAM REGISTRATION:

Once you enter the building at the coach/skater entrance, walk down the hall and turn left towards the registration desk. Registration will be open from 1-8:00 pm on Saturday and from 8 am until 6 pm on Sunday.

SKATERS and COACHES ENTRANCE TO BUILDINGS:

Follow the parking directions above. Teams have a separate entrance from spectators (i.e. parents, etc...). At the Giant Center, Skaters will go down a short flight of steps at the bus drop-off point and enter through the door marked Players' Entrance. There will be a sign designating this as Skaters' Entrance. Only coaches, skaters and chaperones with credentials can enter through this door. All others must use the Main Entrance. Team Registration will be to the LEFT. Skate Bag storage is behind the

COACHES:

Credentials will be checked and distributed individually at registration. Only coaches listed on the original registration form shall receive a coach credential. All coaches MUST provide a picture ID and current Coach USFS/PSA membership cards. All IJS coaches must sign the Planned Program Content form provided by USFS at check-in. Please make sure a current PPC is completed online 3 days prior to the event. If there have been any changes to that form you will need to provide an updated PPC form at check-in. Reminder: it is a USFS rule that only coaches stand at ice entrance boards (NO chaperones). In order to watch their team, chaperones will need to return to the stands at the concourse level. You will receive 2 chaperone credentials in your packet.

MUSIC:

ALL team will hand in music at the team/coach registration area at the Giant Center.

BANNERS:

Please turn banners in at time of Registration; LOC will hang banners. You may take them down at the end of your stay.

AWARDS:

ALL Award Ceremonies will take place at the Giant Center. A schedule of Awards Ceremonies will be posted. Awards will take place on the Main Concourse, Section 116.

VENDORS:

vendors will be located on the main concourse at the Giant Center.

WARM-UP AREAS:

All Teams may warm up next to the BAG STORAGE or on the MAIN CONCOURSE. Bag storage is on the ice level, next to registration.

HAIR/MAKE-UP AREAS:

Teams are not permitted to apply hairspray, glitter or skate paint at any location in the stands or on the concourse. Limited space is available next to the BAG STORAGE area.

SKATERS ICE ENTRANCE/EXIT:

ENTRANCE to ice at SECTION 116, EXIT at the Zamboni Doors. Between SECTIONS 113-114 (same side, same end). Judges are positioned above the Penalty Boxes. Section 107.

MEDICAL SERVICES:

EMT'S will be available on the Concourse Section 111 at the Giant Center, and Ice level by the Zamboni.

RESTRICTED AREAS:

All areas at ICE LEVEL are restricted areas and can only be accessed by Coaches, Chaperones, Competitors, LOC members, Volunteers, and Officials carrying proper CREDENTIALS. NO visitors or friends allowed. These areas will be monitored by LOC members and Arena Security. ONLY coaches are allowed at arena boards. Chaperones must watch practices and competition from the stands.

We Wish Everyone a GreatSkate, Good luck, and Safe Travels to Hershey! The Sweetest Place on Earth!!!!!!!!!!!!