On June 19 and 20, the Membership Site underwent some required maintenance and upgrades. Please be advised that when access to the membership site is restored you will be required to reset your password. Please click on the “Forgot Password” link to be sent a temporary password. You will be able to log back in using the […]
The ISU has published Communication 2168 which contains important technical information for Singles and Pairs related to the following and to take effect for the 2018-2019 season: Scale of Values Levels of Difficulty for elements Guidelines for marking Grade of Execution For all of the items above, additional information related to Skate Canada events and […]
The ISU has published Communications 2148 and 2164 which contain important technical information for Ice Dance related to the following and to take effect for the 2018-2019 Season: ISU Communication 2148: Pattern Dances for International Competitions Music Requirements for Pattern Dances for International Competitions Rhythms or themes, Required Elements (including Key Points and Key Point […]
The ISU has published a Question and Answer resource that supports and provides updates to existing ISU Technical Communications for Ice Dance. This information is essential for all coaches, officials and athletes involved in Ice Dance categories. Please note that any reference to Novice Dance categories is not applicable to Skate Canada Novice Dance categories.
The Officials Assignment and Promotion Committee (OAP) is making changes to the process in which International and ISU candidates are selected for promotion. The process will be status quo for the 2018-2019 season. Starting in the 2019-2020 season there will no longer be an application process for ISU and International promotions.The OAP will move to […]
At its Congress (June 4-8), the ISU will be determining changes to both Junior and Senior Pairs Free Program content, with that change to take effect for the upcoming 2018-2019 season. At that time the ISU will determine whether to remove the Solo Spin or the Choreographic Sequence. Following consultation with the Skate Canada pairs […]
Following input from Skate Canada Pair coaches, a lift has been re-introduced to the Juvenile Pair Free Program. With consideration given to safety and developmental progressions, this lift may be any of the following Groups: Group 1: Armpit Hold position (base value: 1.0) Group 2: Waist Hold position (base value 1.1) New option: Group Juvenile: […]