C and S Steps As Skate Canada continues its work in improving equity, diversity and inclusion in our sport, we changed our terminology for the steps identified as a Mohawk and Choctaw for all domestic applications. This revision works toward the decolonizing of our terminology and aligns with our commitment to anti-racism. The new terms both correspond to the […]
The notice of meeting for Challenge Officials Promotions has been distributed to the section offices. If you are interested in applying, please contact your section.
Program Components: The STAR 1- 4 Events and STAR 1-Gold Assessments are up to date with current Program Component verbiage and criteria. All resources for events and assessments reflect the updates. STAR 1-7 will be assessed using Presentation and Skating Skills program components, while STAR 8-Gold will have all three program components assessed. STAR 2 […]
Skate Canada is accepting applications for Level III Data Specialist Promotion. This promotion is designed to ensure that Skate Canada has adequate numbers of Data Specialists to service the needs of all competitions managed at the National level. Please note the following:
The Challenge Minimum Scores (CMS) for the 2023-2024 season are now available on the Info Centre. Updates have been made to Novice Men, and all Pair and Ice Dance Categories. The following are examples program content and grades of execution (GOE) that would achieve the revised CMS for Pre-Novice and Novice Pair and Ice Dance. Pairs […]
There is a change for the upcoming season to the age requirements for all Adult Synchronized Skating categories. The upper age requirement for Adult II and Adult III has been removed. This decision was made based on aligning all adult categories and feedback from the community. The removal of upper ages allows skaters the opportunity […]
As published in the ISU Technical Handbook (singles/pairs), a clear visible difficult attempt of an entry or exit of a spin will be counted the first time it is identified. If not awarded, subsequent attempts at a difficult entry or exit will be considered as transition and will not count for th level of the […]
Please note the notice of meeting for Challenge Officials Promotions has been distributed to the section offices. If you are interested in applying, please contact your section.
A bug has been identified with the D3 note attached to Synchronized Skating elements. When this note is added to an element, it may incorrectly affect the base value of that element. To ensure correct scoring, the D3 and the D4 note will not be added to elements for the remainder of this season. As […]
Skate Canada is hosting an event for skaters of all abilities, including our para athletes. Join us in Toronto, March 2023 for two fun-filled days of workshops and an event/competition. Save the date: March 25-26, 2023 Location: Canlan Arena (York University) 989 Murray Ross Pkwy, North York, ON Click here for further information: