Synchro Coach Mentorship Initiative

In partnership with Patinage Québec and Skate Ontario, Skate Canada is pleased to announce a new mentorship initiative to support synchronized skating coaches that are interested in expanding their technical and tactical skills set this season. Together, we will facilitate the mentee-mentor coach connections and technical development opportunities across Canada. A total of nine mentor […]

Terminology Change

As Skate Canada works to improve equity, diversity and inclusion in our sport, we have begun to identify items that need corrective action. We will be changing our terminology for the steps currently identified as a Mohawk and Choctaw for all domestic applications. This revision works toward the decolonizing of our terminology and aligns with […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]