Provincial Coach Accreditation for Sectional Championships

For the 2020-2021 competitive season, the following NCCP statuses in the Locker will be accepted for accreditation purposes of pre-novice events at Sectional Championships: Provincial Coach in-training Provincial Coach trained Provincial Coach certified Regional Coach certified AND completion of the multi-sport modules as listed on the Provincial Coach pathway These temporary permissions are in place […]

2021 Skate Canada Challenge Announcement

As you are aware, the 2020-2021 season is being impacted by the global pandemic which requires us to revisit the format of all competitions to ensure that safety protocols can be properly implemented.  Following consultation with all Skate Canada Sections, the following revisions to the format of 2021 Skate Canada Challenge will be operational for […]

Are you in good standing?

Welcome back Coaches and Choreographers! As we return to the ice, we ask that you please verify your Coach Dashboard and ensure that your status shows in good standing. Being in good standing confirms that you have the proper credentials and insurance coverage to coach in Skate Canada clubs and schools It is your responsibility […]

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 […]

ISU Updates for the 2020-2021 Season

Please note the following documents from the ISU for the 2020-2021 season: Communication #2253 – Scale of Values Singles and Pairs *2019-2020 communication remains in effect Communication #2256 – Scale of Values Ice Dance *2019-2020 communication remains in effect Communication #2314 – Ice Dance Requirement for Technical Rules Communication #2315 – Ice Dance Requirements for […]

Update on COVID-19 First Aid Extension

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 January 1, 2021 to update Skate Canada with a valid first aid certificate. Extension […]

Skate Canada Response to ISU Communication 2316

In consideration of ISU Communication 2316, Skate Canada will extend the upper age limits for the 2020-2021 season only for the following categories: Junior Ice Dance Novice, Intermediate, and Junior Synchro These extended age limits only apply to teams that were already competing together during the 2019-2020 season. For Junior Ice Dance teams opting for […]