For the 2021-2022 skating season, the Novice synchronized skating category will be permitted an over-age extension. ¼ of the team must not have reached the age of 16 by July 1st preceding the competition.
Skate Canada Service Centre will be closed starting at 4:30 pm (ET) on Wednesday, December 23 and will reopen for regular business at 8:00 am (ET) on Monday, January 4, 2021. Skate Canada would like to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The ISU Handbooks for Ice Dance are now available on the ISU website: Technical Panel Handbook Ice Dance 2020-2021 Referee and Judges Handbook Ice Dance 2020-2021 Communication #2346
The ISU Technical Panel Handbooks for Singles and Pairs are now available on the ISU website: Technical Panel Handbook Singles Skating 2020-2021 Technical Panel Handbook Pairs Skating 2020-2021
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 […]
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 […]
The ISU Synchronized Skating Referee Handbook in now available on the ISU website.