River Blades Skating School competed in the Ice Sports Industry Sunburst Challenge on July 20 at the Cottage Grove Ice Arena. Team River Blades took home second place as a team for their combined competition scores out of 12 surrounding clubs/arenas in the Twin Cities.

Skaters who represented Team River Blades Skating School in individual and group events were: Harmon Brown, Clara Girgen, Anna Jensen, Ella King, Holly Kitzmann, Alexis Martin, Avery Mikonowicz, Chloee Moe, Marissa Nitti, Elise Rogers, Katherine Rother, Katie Rogers, Abby Stagno and Isabella Stagno. They were coached by Amanda Truax, Alexis Edmundson and Emily Woodworth.

River Blades also participated in the Hastings Rivertown Days parade.