STAR 1-4 Event Official Pre-Course Requirements

Individuals pursuing the STAR 1-4 Event Official Pathway must complete the following prior to attending the STAR 1-4 Event Official Training (in-person or virtual). Code of Ethics: Officials (eLearning) STAR 1-5 Coach Assessor Training (eLearning)* or the STAR 1-4 Event Official Training (not yet available) STAR 1-4 Event Official Pre-Course Knowledge Check (Available on eLearning […]

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 […]

STAR 6-Gold Training: Update to the Outline for Existing Evaluators and Coach Assessors

Please note that the training requirements for Artistic evaluators previously stated in the STAR 6-Gold Training Outline for Existing Evaluators and Coach Assessors (posted on May 7, 2019) have changed. Existing evaluators who wish to become qualified in the Artistic discipline for STAR 6-Gold will only need to complete the STAR 6-Gold Training: Artistic eLearning […]

STAR 6-Gold Training Outline for Existing Evaluators and Coach Assessors

Training requirements for Artistic evaluators have changed; see the updated post for further information. In conjunction with the implementation of STAR 6-Gold, training requirements on the new content and standards have been outlined for existing evaluators and coach assessors (Skills). Training requirements based on current qualifications are outlined below. Following the successful completion of the […]

Adaptive Skaters Update February 2019

Who are adaptive skaters? Adaptive skaters are the athletes participating in our programs and events who have a physical disability or ailment. Through collaboration with individuals in the medical field, Skate Canada has now developed a list of disabilities and/or ailments which will assist you in determining if an athlete could be considered an “adaptive […]

New Mandatory Requirements for All Skate Canada Officials – Respect in Sport and Code of Ethics

Skate Canada is committed to creating a safe and inclusive sporting environment. To support these objectives the following requirements are being put in place for all officials beginning September 1, 2019.   The Eligibility to Officiate Rule in Rules of Sport – Officials will be revised for the 2019-2020 season to reflect the following new requirements. In order to officiate at a […]

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 […]

SOCAN and Re:Sound Fee Increase

Re:Sound and SOCAN are separate organizations that represent different stakeholders in the music recording industry. Re:Sound is the Canadian not-for-profit music licensing company dedicated to obtaining fair compensation for artists and record companies for their performance rights. SOCAN (the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada) is a not-for-profit organization that represents the […]