As STAR 6-Gold is being revised, released and implemented, we continue to devote attention to the STAR 1-5 program, content and assessment structure. Two disciplines have been added to the STAR 1-5 structure: Artistic: STAR 5 Artistic assessment has been added to the STAR 1-5 content. Programming information will also be updated in the STAR […]
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 […]
With the updates to the STAR 6-Gold structure, the Gold level has a Skills Exercise Challenge element that will be in effect as of July 1, 2020. With the interruption of many skaters’ training this winter/spring the following provisions have been made: This element will be optional until June 30, 2021 As of July 1, […]
Calling all rising leaders! The David Dore Mentorship Fund provides an opportunity for a leader in our community to further develop their leadership skills with the goal of enhancing Skate Canada’s leadership depth. The recipient will participate in the 2020 Ice Summit in Ottawa and will have unique opportunities to interact with Skate Canada leaders. To […]
The ISU has issued a Q&A on collisions, specifically for intersections, group lifts and creative lifts. The document explains the GOE impact associated with the collisions.
We have received feedback regarding the STAR 6 – Gold training and structure. As a result, some changes have been made to address the concerns. The following changes are EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY: STAR 9, 10 and Gold Dance will require 2 of 3 dances for completion. Skaters may choose which dances to complete at those levels. […]
Here are the links to information for officials attending the 2020 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships: Concussion Policy Social Media & Electronic Device Use Timer Notes Reference Chart For additional information pertaining to the Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships, please visit 2020 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships – Event Resources.
Skate Canada Service Centre will be closed starting at 4:00 p.m. (ET) on Monday, December 23 and will reopen for regular business at 8:30 a.m. (ET) on Thursday, January 2, 2020. Skate Canada would like to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season.
The 2019-2020 Synchronized Skating Technical Handbook (Domestic Requirements) has been posted to the Skate Canada Materials Catalogue. These are applicable from Pre-Juvenile through Senior as well as Adult categories. Any questions or clarifications can be addressed via e-mail to Mary Ellen McDonald at [email protected]
Here are the links to information for officials attending the 2020 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships: Application of Halfway Mark Bonus Assistant Referee – Ice Dance Role Concussion Policy Event Referee Report – All Disciplines Event Technical Controller Report – All Disciplines Detailed Assessment of Technical Controller Performance – All Disciplines Detailed Assessment of Judging […]