Officials Screening

As of September 1, 2021 all officials must be in good standing prior to attendance at their first assessment day or competition.  This includes having completed the NEW: Screening requirement – screening done through the company approved by Skate Canada and must show a status of “Clear”.  Refer to the eligibility to officiate for the […]

Rule Book Updates Effective July 1st, 2021

The Skate Canada Rule Book has been updated for the 2021-2022 season. These rule updates include (but are not limited to): Competition Program Requirements Competitive: updated requirements for 2021-2022 season; age extensions for 2021-2022 season STAR: updated pattern dances Adult: updated pattern dances Scoring of Skate Canada Competitions Housekeeping Update to fall deductions for synchronized […]

Juvenile (all disciplines) & Pre-Juvenile (Pairs) Age Extensions 2021-2022 Season

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions imposed on daily training, Skate Canada is extending the upper age of the following categories for the 2021-2022 season only: Juvenile Singles U15: must not have reached the age of 15 by July 1st preceding the competition. Pre-Juvenile Pairs: must not have reached the age of 15 […]

NCCP Deadlines during COVID – Update

Due to the continuing challenges COVID-19 is presenting, all deadlines associated with NCCP certifications for CanSkate, CanPowerSkate and Regional have been extended until December 31, 2021 for those who are unable to access ice or skaters to complete their portfolio requirements.   Certified Portfolios Submissions will continue to be accepted during COVID through the eLearning […]

First Aid Expiry during COVID – Update

To accommodate the various phased-in approaches across the country, Skate Canada is providing a further extension for coaches to update their first aid requirements. Coaches whose first aid certificates expired during COVID-19 (after March 2020) will have an extension period until June 30, 2021 to update Skate Canada with a valid first aid certificate. Extension […]

Coach Eligibility Tool

Coaches must be in good standing prior to instructing at a club or skating school. All club and skating school administrators have access to the Coach Eligibility Tool through the Membership Site.  In addition to the Coach Eligibility Tool, a coach’s NCCP status must be verified by following the onscreen instructions from the coach eligibility screen. From the […]