The 2019-2020 Skate Canada Scale of Values is now available and contains base values and grades of execution for all elements in all Skate Canada Programs and categories. The document consists of links to ISU Communications containing Singles, Pairs, Ice Dance and Synchronized Skating scales of values. All additional elements for Skate Canada competitions not […]
The following are the domestic requirements for the 2019-2020 season. Changes are underlined. Pre-Juvenile max. 2:40 (5 elements) Intersection (pi optional) Pivoting Element – Block Traveling Element – Circle Linear Element – Line Rotating Element – Wheel Juvenile max. 3:10 (6 elements) Intersection (pi optional) No Hold Element (step sequence optional) Move Element Pivoting Element […]
For the 2019-2020 season, the minimum requirement to achieve a step sequence level base (StSqB) in Juvenile Singles and Pairs is being updated to requiring full ice coverage from half ice coverage. This will match the ISU definition for a step sequence, and is being communicated now given possible impact on choreography. This update, and […]
The following ISU Communications contain important technical information related to Synchronized Skating competitions. ISU Communication 2236: ISU Well Balanced Program content for 2019-2020 season ISU Communication 2246: ISU Guidelines for 2019-2020 season 2019-2020 Referees, Judges and Technical Panel Deductions 2019-2020 Marking the GOE of Synchronized Skating Elements 2019-2020 Criteria Adjustments to the Grade of Execution […]
The ISU Deductions: Who is responsible? – Short Dance and Free Dance document contains important information related to what official is responsible for application of deductions and bonuses in these disciplines. Additional information related to the officiating of Skate Canada Ice Dance categories can be found in the Skate Canada Ice Dance Technical Requirements Guides.
The ISU Grade of Execution of Required Elements contains important information related to the application of Grade of Execution for elements in Ice Dance. Additional information related to the officiating of Skate Canada Ice Dance categories can be found in the Skate Canada Ice Dance Technical Requirements Guides.
The ISU Technical Panel Handbook – Pair Skating contains important technical information related to the identification of elements and levels of difficulty for Pairs.
ISU Communication 2257 contains the following information related to the officiating of Junior and Senior Ice Dance categories: Calling specifications and Levels of Difficulty for Required Elements Marking guide for Grades of Execution of Required Elements Marking guide for Components for Rhythm Dance and Free Dance Deduction Chart – Who is Responsible – Rhythm Dance and […]
ISU Communication 2241 contains important information related to the Tea-Time Foxtrot, the defined Rhythm for Junior Rhythm Dance. Additional information related to the officiating of Ice Dance for Skate Canada categories can be found in the Skate Canada Ice Dance Technical Requirements Guides.
The Challenge Minimum Score (CMS) is the benchmark Technical Element Score (TES) for the free program that must be met or exceeded in order to enter Challenge. Note that the CMS is based solely on the TES and does not include bonuses or deductions. The CMS for the 2019-2020 season will be as follows: Men […]