Intermediate and Open Well Balanced Technical Requirements Clarification

September 18 2018 version of the 2018-2019 Synchronized Skating Technical Requirements document has been clarified on pages 6 and 7. Additional Information The Intermediate well-balanced program will follow the guidelines of the ISU Junior Free Program Illegal Elements, Features, Additional Features and Movements and Non-Permitted Elements, Features, Additional Features and Movements with the exception that […]

ACI 2018 Resources for Attendees

For those attending Autumn Classic 2018 in an accredited capacity, the following resources are now available. This post will be updated if changes are introduced to the following resources: Information Booklet Competition block schedule with meetings Venue Map Shuttle Bus Schedule Entries List (ISU) Questions or concerns regarding these resources or any other aspect of […]

CanPowerSkate Coach Update (NCCP)

CanPowerSkate is a Skate Canada program that has catered to the hockey and ringette market since 1986. From 1986 – 2017 the CanPowerSkate Coach Pathway was recognized and affiliated through Skate Canada only. The previous CanPowerSkate course was not recognized by the Coaching Association of Canada’s (CAC), National Coach Certification Program (NCCP). With the recent […]

Code of Ethics Online Module – Effective September 10, 2018

In efforts to strengthen our safe sport program, we have developed a short e-learning module to help coaches better understand the Code of Ethics. Effective September 10, 2018, coaches who have not yet viewed/updated the Code of Ethics for the 2018/2019 registration year will be required to complete this module. The module will provide example […]

Skate Canada and Ottawa’s Capital Pride Parade

On Sunday August 26, Skate Canada will participate in Ottawa’s Capital Pride Parade. This is the second year the organization will walk in the parade, demonstrating its support of our LGBTQI2S (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex, two-spirit) registrants and members.  Diversity, inclusion, and safe sport practices are important to Skate Canada and we welcome […]

Clubs and Skating Schools! 2018-2019 Registration Now Available

Registration for the 2018-2019 season is now open! Be sure to register your organization and registrants through the Membership Site > Org Management. Skate Canada clubs and skating schools may now proceed to: Registering your club or skating school: Org Management > Organization Membership Registering your skaters, officials, Board members and on-ice volunteers: Org Management […]

ISU Communication 2190

The ISU has replaced ISU Communication 2095 with ISU Communication 2190. Contents of Communication: Marking of GOE’s of Synchronized Skating Elements Referees, Judges and Technical Panel Deductions Judges – Adjustments to Grade of Execution (GOE) Judges – Program Component Criteria

Competitive Technical Requirements Guides

The Skate Canada Singles, Pairs and Ice Dance Competitive Technical Requirements Guides are now available. These guides provide a summary of technical requirements by category. Note that where Skate Canada has developed technical requirements different from the ISU, these will be included here. In addition, these documents contain links to ISU and Skate Canada rules […]