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, […]

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 […]

LTS videos

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. Data Input Operator Referee Judge

Pattern Dance Technical Requirements Guides

The Skate Canada Ice Dance Pattern Dance Technical Requirements Guides is now available. This guide provides a summary of technical requirements by Pattern Dance and covers all dances in STAR, Adult and Competitive categories. Note that these guides provide a summary of items defined in Skate Canada and ISU Rules. These rules are the authoritative […]