The South Bay Figure Skating Club, Inc., was incorporated on January 24, 1964, as a nonprofit corporation, under The General NonProfit Corporation Law of The State of California. As stated in the Articles of Incorporation, this Corporation is formed to encourage the instruction, practice, and advancement of the members in compulsory figures, free skating, pair skating, dancing, and all types of figure skating; to encourage and cultivate a spirit of fraternal feeling among ice skaters; to sponsor, to produce, or co-operate in the production of amateur ice carnivals and shows; and generally to do and perform such other acts as may be necessary, advisable, proper, or incidental in the realization of the objects and purposes of this organization; and to carry out the general policies of The United States Figure Skating Association.
To achieve these purposes, the club sponsors the following activities:
- A weekly club session to provide quality practice and instruction time for skaters and their coaches.
- (Bi)Monthly test sessions to administer USFSA tests.
- An annual open competition to provide skaters and their coaches with opportunities to perform in front of audiences, to compete as amateurs, and to develop competition experience for later qualifying competitions.
- Conducts an annual critique for skaters participating in qualifying competitions, and provides reimbursement for some travel and entry fee expenses for skaters competingin national and international events and competitions qualifying skaters to compete in such events. The amount of expense reimbursement is determined each year by the Board of Governors of The South Bay Figure Skating Club, Inc., based on available funds.
Also, as stated in the Articles of Incorporation, this Corporation is one which does not contemplate pecuniary gain or profit to the members thereof and it is organized solely for non-profit purposes. The South Bay Figure Skating Club, Inc., is strictly a volunteer organization. There are no paid staff or employees, and no director or officer receives any compensation or has an expense account.