Competitive Ice Dance Category Test Requirements

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 […]

ISU Communication 2239

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 […]

REVISED – 2019-2020 Competitive Singles Bonus Structure

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 […]

Adaptive Skaters Update February 2019

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 […]