2022-2023 Season Updates to Synchronized Skating Program Requirements

This a summary of the changes to the Synchronized Skating Program Requirements for the 2022-2023 season. This is not a comprehensive summary of all changes. Please refer to the recently posted Quick Reference Guides and upcoming Program Requirements Guides for all changes. These changes aim to continue supporting the benchmarks included in the Skate Canada LTD. Juvenile […]

2022-2023 Novice Pair Assessment Requirements

For the 2022-2023 season only the Novice Pair assessment requirements will be as follows: At least one partner must have passed the STAR 10 Program (or equivalent) Freeskate Assessment or higher. The other partner must have passed the complete STAR 5 (or equivalent) Freeskate Assessment or higher. Skate Canada will be undergoing a thorough review […]

ISU Updates for the 2022-2023 Season

Please note the following documents from the ISU for the 2022-2023 season: Communication #2475- Scale of Values Singles and Pairs Communication #2474-  Singles and Pairs – Levels of Difficulty and Guidelines for marking GOE Communication #2473-  Scale of Values Ice Dance Communication #2471- Synchronized Skating Well Balanced Program Content Communication #2468- Ice Dance Requirements for […]

Summary Qualifying Rules for the 2022-2023 Season

The rules that govern Skate Canada Qualifying Competitions are part of the Competitions Rule (section 2 and sections 5 through 13). These rules will be revised for the new season to support the new competition calendar. The following is a summary of the drafted updates that will be published at the end of June. Summary […]

2022-2023 Synchronized Skating Categories and Ages Revised

As part of the process of aligning the synchronized skating discipline with Skate Canada’s new LTD all categories and ages have undergone a review. Based on the review and recommendations from the Technical Coordinating Committee, Program Development Committee and the Sport Committees’ Synchro Working Group, the following are the categories and age requirements for the […]

2022-2023 Season Updates to the Podium Pathway Singles, Pairs and Ice Dance Program Requirements

This a summary of the changes to the Podium Pathway Singles, Pairs and Ice Dance Program Requirements for the 2022-2023 season. This is not a comprehensive summary of all changes. Please refer to the recently posted Quick Reference Guides and upcoming Program Requirements Guides for all changes. These changes aim to continue supporting the benchmarks included […]