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.
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. […]
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.