2022-2023 Season Domestic and ISU Technical Clarifications

Singles Pre-Juvenile, Juvenile and STAR 6 – Repeated Jump Type The program requirements for Pre-Juvenile, Juvenile and STAR 6 state that only one jump type may be repeated. The jump types are Toe Loop, Salchow, Loop, Flip, Lutz and Axel. For example, a 1T, 2T, 3T and 4T are all part of the jump type […]

CanSkate 2022-2023 Season Reminders and Updates

The CanSkate Resource Guide (manual) is in the process of being updated. The refresh will include updated circuits and lesson plans, increased safety focus, updated language, updated delivery standards etc. This update is targeted to be ready for the 2023-2024 season. As further information becomes available this will be communicated to all stakeholders. The following […]

STAR 2022-2023 Season Reminders

Program Components: The STAR 1- 4 Events and STAR 1-Gold Assessments will remain with the existing criteria and materials for this season. These materials and trainings are being reviewed, and updates will be communicated as they become available. The Program Components and related factors are updated for those STAR, Adult and Special Olympic categories using […]

2022-2023 ISU Technical Panel Handbooks & Communications – Ice Dance and Synchronized Skating

The ISU Technical Panel Handbooks for Ice Dance and Synchronized Skating are now available on the ISU website: Technical Panel Handbook Ice Dance Skating 2022-2023 Technical Panel Handbook Synchronized Skating 2022-2023 Please note that ISU Communication 2501 – Synchronized Skating – difficulty groups of elements, features, and additional features (replaces 2482), is also now available.

Program Component Changes and New Factors

At the recent 2022 ISU Congress, the introduction of three Program Components (PCs): Composition (Timing for Pattern Dance), Presentation, and Skating Skills were approved. These PCs will be implemented for all domestic categories scored using the Cumulative Points Calculation (CPC) system. This includes Podium Pathway, STAR, Adult and Special Olympics categories. In conjunction with the […]

ISU Updates for 2022-2023 Season

Please note the following documents from the ISU are now available for the 2022-2023 season: ISU Communication 2495 – Synchronized skating changes accepted at the 2022 ISU CongressIncluding: Change to minimum age for Junior starting in 2023-2024 season New Program Component Definitions – three program components: Composition, Presentation, and Skating Skills Junior team may consist […]

2022-2023 Season Updates to Synchronized Skating Program Requirements

This a summary of the changes to the Synchronized Skating Program Requirements for the 2022-2023 season. This is not a comprehensive summary of all changes. Please refer to the recently posted Quick Reference Guides and upcoming Program Requirements Guides for all changes. These changes aim to continue supporting the benchmarks included in the Skate Canada LTD. Juvenile […]

2022-2023 Novice Pair Assessment Requirements

For the 2022-2023 season only the Novice Pair assessment requirements will be as follows: At least one partner must have passed the STAR 10 Program (or equivalent) Freeskate Assessment or higher. The other partner must have passed the complete STAR 5 (or equivalent) Freeskate Assessment or higher. Skate Canada will be undergoing a thorough review […]

Summary Qualifying Rules for the 2022-2023 Season

The rules that govern Skate Canada Qualifying Competitions are part of the Competitions Rule (section 2 and sections 5 through 13). These rules will be revised for the new season to support the new competition calendar. The following is a summary of the drafted updates that will be published at the end of June. Summary […]