National Skater Survey on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Skating

Two national research surveys on equity, diversity, and inclusion experiences in skating are being undertaken by lead researcher Dr. Tina Chen (Distinguished Professor, University of Manitoba), with research support by the Centre for Social Sciences Research and Policy at the University of Manitoba. The purpose of the surveys is: to document the experiences of all […]

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 […]

Terminology Change

As Skate Canada works to improve equity, diversity and inclusion in our sport, we have begun to identify items that need corrective action. We will be changing our terminology for the steps currently identified as a Mohawk and Choctaw for all domestic applications. This revision works toward the decolonizing of our terminology and aligns with […]

David Dore Mentorship Program – APPLY TODAY

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 […]

Synchronized Skating Process for Medical Exemption at Domestic Competitions

There may be instances where the teams are skating with fewer than intended skaters due to an unforeseen medical issue.Teams providing proper documentation and notice to the Technical Representative should not be penalized unfairly in these circumstances. (This process applies to all domestic categories except for Junior and Senior which will follow ISU rules) Synchronized […]

Rule Book Updates Effective July 1, 2019

The Skate Canada Rule Book has been updated for the 2019-2020 season. These rule updates include (but are not limited to): Updated program requirements for 2019-2020 season for adult, competitive, and STAR. Scoring of Skate Canada Competitions reformatting revised bonuses revised values of deductions – synchronized skating Competitions 2.7 Clothing: gendered requirements to the clothing […]