Pairs: Group 1 Lift

The Pairs Technical Requirement Guide and Quick Reference Guide have been updated to reflect the revised ISU definition of a Group 1 Lift. Group 1 Lift – New hold variations allowed: Lift where Lady’s head remains up and she is lower than the man’s shoulder. Possible grips are Hand to Armpit, Hand to Arm, Hand […]

Rule Book Updates Effective July 1, 2020

The Skate Canada Rule Book has been updated for the 2020-2021 season. These rule updates include (but are not limited to): Competition Program Requirements Competitive: updated requirements for 2020-2021 season STAR: updated assessment requirements Adult: removal of team elements Scoring of Skate Canada Competitions updated bonuses addition of Assess to Standard and Standard with Ranking […]

Officials Dashboard

The Officials Dashboard has been added to the Skate Canada Membership Site. Once logged in to the Membership site the Officials Dashboard can be accessed by selecting Officials in the navigation ribbon. This page will help officials track their requirements for their Eligibility to Officiate per the Officials Rule, including: Valid registration for the season […]

ISU Communication 2270 – Synchronized Skating

The ISU has published an updated communication (2270) related to Synchronized Skating difficulty groups of elements (appendix A) and features and difficulty groups of additional features (appendix B) to take effect immediately. This replaces ISU Communication 2247 and the document indicates all changes by either underlining or crossing out. This is important information for officials […]

Rule Book Updates Effective July 1, 2019

The Skate Canada Rule Book has been updated for the 2019-2020 season. These rule updates include (but are not limited to): Updated program requirements for 2019-2020 season for adult, competitive, and STAR. Scoring of Skate Canada Competitions reformatting revised bonuses revised values of deductions – synchronized skating Competitions 2.7 Clothing: gendered requirements to the clothing […]

2019-2020 Synchronized Skating Domestic Requirements

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 […]