2022-2023 ISU Technical Panel Handbooks & Communications – Ice Dance and Synchronized Skating

The ISU Technical Panel Handbooks for Ice Dance and Synchronized Skating are now available on the ISU website: Technical Panel Handbook Ice Dance Skating 2022-2023 Technical Panel Handbook Synchronized Skating 2022-2023 Please note that ISU Communication 2501 – Synchronized Skating – difficulty groups of elements, features, and additional features (replaces 2482), is also now available.

Program Component Changes and New Factors

At the recent 2022 ISU Congress, the introduction of three Program Components (PCs): Composition (Timing for Pattern Dance), Presentation, and Skating Skills were approved. These PCs will be implemented for all domestic categories scored using the Cumulative Points Calculation (CPC) system. This includes Podium Pathway, STAR, Adult and Special Olympics categories. In conjunction with the […]

ISU Updates for 2022-2023 Season

Please note the following documents from the ISU are now available for the 2022-2023 season: ISU Communication 2495 – Synchronized skating changes accepted at the 2022 ISU CongressIncluding: Change to minimum age for Junior starting in 2023-2024 season New Program Component Definitions – three program components: Composition, Presentation, and Skating Skills Junior team may consist […]

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 […]

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 […]