2019-2020 Registration is now open!

Clubs, skating schools and coaches may now access the registration on the Skate Canada Membership Site to register for the 2019-2020 season.  Clubs and skating schools go to “Org Management” then “Enroll Registrants” to access registration and coaches go to “Coaching” then “View/Update Membership Records”.  For clubs and schools, please note that the on-line registration system has changed.  The revised system will allow […]

ISU Communication 2270 – Synchronized Skating

The ISU has published an updated communication (2270) related to Synchronized Skating difficulty groups of elements (appendix A) and features and difficulty groups of additional features (appendix B) to take effect immediately. This replaces ISU Communication 2247 and the document indicates all changes by either underlining or crossing out. This is important information for officials […]

Important Updates to ISU Singles and Pairs Technical Documents

The ISU has published the following documents related to Singles and Pairs that are to take effect immediately: updated Technical Panel Handbooks for both Singles and Pairs. This is important information for coaches, technical panel officials and competitors. an updated deduction chart related to responsibility for application of deductions in Singles and Pair events. This […]

Important Updates to ISU Ice Dance Technical Documents

The ISU has published the following documents related to Ice Dance that are to take effect immediately: an updated Technical Panel Handbook. This is important information for coaches, technical panel officials and ice dance competitors. a second clarification Question and Answer document. It contains information related to the assessment of Choreographic Elements, Twizzles, Lifts, Step Sequence, […]

NCCP CanPowerSkate Certified Evaluation Portfolio and CanPowerSkate Challenge Option

The CanPowerSkate Certified Evaluation Portfolio is now available through the eLearning site.  The following coaches may enroll in this course to achieve their CanPowerSkate Certified Coach status: NCCP pathway: Coaches who have taken the new NCCP CanPowerSkate Course and have completed the required multi-sport modules. Challenge option: Coaches who hold a Skate Canada CanPowerSkate Coach […]

NCCP CanSkate Certified Evaluation Portfolio

The new streamlined CanSkate Certified Evaluation Portfolio is now available through the eLearning site. The following coaches may enroll in this course to achieve their CanSkate Certified Coach status: Coaches who have taken the updated NCCP CanSkate Course, February 2019 onwards, AND have completed the required multi-sport modules  Coaches who have taken the CanSkate Course […]

STAR 6-Gold Training: Update to the Outline for Existing Evaluators and Coach Assessors

Please note that the training requirements for Artistic evaluators previously stated in the STAR 6-Gold Training Outline for Existing Evaluators and Coach Assessors (posted on May 7, 2019) have changed. Existing evaluators who wish to become qualified in the Artistic discipline for STAR 6-Gold will only need to complete the STAR 6-Gold Training: Artistic eLearning […]

2019-2020 Competitive Technical Requirements Guides

The Skate Canada 2019-2020 Singles, Pairs and Ice Dance Competitive Technical Requirements Guides are now available. (Note that there is a separate Technical Requirements Guide for Pattern Dances that provides requirements for all Pattern Dance events in STAR, Adult and Competitive). These guides provide a summary of technical requirements by category. Note that where Skate […]