Officials Screening

As of September 1, 2021 all officials must be in good standing prior to attendance at their first assessment day or competition.  This includes having completed the NEW: Screening requirement – screening done through the company approved by Skate Canada and must show a status of “Clear”.  Refer to the eligibility to officiate for the […]

ISU Updates for the 2021-2022 Season

The ISU Technical Panel Handbooks for Singles and Pairs are now available on the ISU website: Technical Panel Handbook Singles Skating 2021-2022 Technical Panel Handbook Pairs Skating 2021-2022 The ISU Technical Panel and Referee Handbooks for Synchronized Skating are now available on the ISU website: Technical Panel Handbook Synchronized Skating 2021-2022 Referee Handbook Synchronized Skating 2021-2022 ISU […]

Provincial Coach Update – July 2021

The following is a brief description and the projected timeline of availability for the Provincial Coach pathway components: Descriptions: Pre-Course Modules: The pre-course modules will consist of technical content in the form of videos from established coaches on identified elements within the Train to Train stage of development. Candidates will work through the videos and […]

Rule Book Updates Effective July 1st, 2021

The Skate Canada Rule Book has been updated for the 2021-2022 season. These rule updates include (but are not limited to): Competition Program Requirements Competitive: updated requirements for 2021-2022 season; age extensions for 2021-2022 season STAR: updated pattern dances Adult: updated pattern dances Scoring of Skate Canada Competitions Housekeeping Update to fall deductions for synchronized […]

Referee Training Now Available

Skate Canada has launched the New Referee Training Pathway. The Referee Resource Guide, which provides information on all aspects of refereeing across all disciplines, is available for individuals pursuing referee training. Currently qualified referees are encouraged to review the Referee Resource Guide, as well as complete the Invitational Referee Training on eLearning. Qualifications that existed […]

Juvenile (all disciplines) & Pre-Juvenile (Pairs) Age Extensions 2021-2022 Season

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions imposed on daily training, Skate Canada is extending the upper age of the following categories for the 2021-2022 season only: Juvenile Singles U15: must not have reached the age of 15 by July 1st preceding the competition. Pre-Juvenile Pairs: must not have reached the age of 15 […]

ISU Updates for the 2021-2022 Season

Please note the following documents from the ISU for the 2021-2022 season: Communication #2253 – Scale of Values Singles and Pairs*2019-2020 communication remains in effect Communication #2256 – Scale of Values Ice Dance*2019-2020 communication remains in effect Communication #2393 – Ice Dance Requirement for Technical Rules Communication #2371 – Ice Dance Requirements for technical rules Communication #2334 – Singles and […]