The ISU Program Component Chart Singles & Pair Skating and Ice Dance contains important information related to Program Components including definitions of each as well as verbiage to help inform ranges for application of each component.
The ISU Technical Panel Handbook – Singles Skating contains important technical information related to the identification of elements and levels of difficulty for Singles.
The ISU Deductions: Who is responsible? – Single and Pair Skating document contains important information related to which official is responsible for application of deductions and bonuses in these disciplines.
The ISU Special Regulations and Technical Rules, Singles & Pair Skating and Ice Dance contains rules that govern the delivery of competitions sanctioned by the ISU, including the program requirements of Junior and Senior categories in these disciplines.
With the implementation of STAR 6 – Gold assessment program September 1, 2019, the following updates to test requirements for Competitive Ice Dance categories have been approved. These updates will be included in revisions to Skate Canada Competition Program Requirements – Competitive Rule 3, with the updated version posted July 1, 2019. Pre-Juvenile Current Requirements […]
As part of Skate Canada’s review of our qualifying structure and in consultation with all sections, it has been decided that the National Summer Series will no longer serve as a method of qualification for Challenge effective the 2019-2020 season. National Summer Series events will remain an important part of the competition structure as we […]
The ISU has published Communication 2239 which contains important technical information for Ice Dance related to the following and to take effect for the 2019-2020 Season: Pattern Dances for International Competitions Music Requirements for Pattern Dances for International Competitions Rhythms or themes, Required Elements (including Key Points and Key Point Features for Pattern Dance Elements) and […]
This Notice Board article is an update to, and replaces the article originally published March 31, 2019. Updates include: Clarify the bonus for number of different triples in Pre-Novice Short Program Clarify bonuses that are applied once per program Add additional ‘General’ detail Underline all bonuses that are new for the 2019-2020 season For each […]
Who are adaptive skaters? Adaptive skaters are the athletes participating in our programs and events who have a physical disability or ailment. Through collaboration with individuals in the medical field, Skate Canada has now developed a list of disabilities and/or ailments which will assist you in determining if an athlete could be considered an “adaptive […]
This article contains a summary of some of the updates made to Competitive Singles, Pairs, and Ice Dance program requirements for the 2019-2020 season. Please note that this is not meant to be a comprehensive summary of all changes; rather it is to highlight some of those that are most significant. For a summary of […]