STAR 1-4 Event Official Pre-Course Requirements

Individuals pursuing the STAR 1-4 Event Official Pathway must complete the following prior to attending the STAR 1-4 Event Official Training (in-person or virtual). Code of Ethics: Officials (eLearning) STAR 1-5 Coach Assessor Training (eLearning)* or the STAR 1-4 Event Official Training (not yet available) STAR 1-4 Event Official Pre-Course Knowledge Check (Available on eLearning […]

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 […]

ISU Updates for the 2021-2022 Season

The ISU Technical Panel Handbooks for Singles and Pairs are now available on the ISU website: Technical Panel Handbook Singles Skating 2021-2022 Technical Panel Handbook Pairs Skating 2021-2022 The ISU Technical Panel and Referee Handbooks for Synchronized Skating are now available on the ISU website: Technical Panel Handbook Synchronized Skating 2021-2022 Referee Handbook Synchronized Skating 2021-2022 ISU […]

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 […]

Referee Training Now Available

Skate Canada has launched the New Referee Training Pathway. The Referee Resource Guide, which provides information on all aspects of refereeing across all disciplines, is available for individuals pursuing referee training. Currently qualified referees are encouraged to review the Referee Resource Guide, as well as complete the Invitational Referee Training on eLearning. Qualifications that existed […]

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 […]

ISU Updates for the 2021-2022 Season

Please note the following documents from the ISU for the 2021-2022 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 #2393 – Ice Dance Requirement for Technical Rules Communication #2371 – Ice Dance Requirements for technical rules Communication #2334 – Singles and […]

ISU Communication 2380

The ISU has published communication 2380 which contains decisions of the council and important updates to Synchronized Skating including: Continued validity of ISU Communications for Synchronized Skating for season 2021/22 Synchronized Skating age limit exception Season 2021/22