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.
The 2019-2020 Synchronized Skating Technical Handbook (Domestic Requirements) has been posted to the Skate Canada Materials Catalogue. These are applicable from Pre-Juvenile through Senior as well as Adult categories. Any questions or clarifications can be addressed via e-mail to Mary Ellen McDonald at [email protected]
The ISU has published a clarification document specific to Pairs to take effect immediately. It contains information related to the calling of Group 4 Lifts.
During the 2018-2019 season new look Data Input Operator, Judge and Referee input screens were rolled out. Below are links to short videos designed to demonstrate functionality and identify any major changes made prior to the 2019-2020 competitive season. Please note that updates have been made to the Data Input Operator and Judge videos related […]
The ISU has published a clarification document specific to Ice Dance to take effect immediately. It contains information related to the calling of the Combination Lift.