For the 2021-2022 season only: The Novice synchronized skating category will be permitted an over-age extension. ¼ of the team must not have reached the age of 16 by July 1st preceding the competition. The Intermediate synchronized skating category will be permitted an over-age extension. ¼ of the team must not have reached the age […]
The ISU has published communication 2380 which contains decisions of the council and important updates to Synchronized Skating including: Continued validity of ISU Communications for Synchronized Skating for season 2021/22 Synchronized Skating age limit exception Season 2021/22
The ISU has published Communication 2382 which contains important technical information regarding the short programs for Junior and Senior Singles and Pairs.
For the 2021-2022 skating season, the Novice synchronized skating category will be permitted an over-age extension. ¼ of the team must not have reached the age of 16 by July 1st preceding the competition.
The ISU has published Communication 2371 which contains important technical information for Ice Dance related to the following and to take effect for the 2021-2022 Season: Pattern Dances for International Competition 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 guidelines […]
The Pairs Technical Requirement Guide and Quick Reference Guide have been updated to reflect the revised ISU definition of a Group 1 Lift. Group 1 Lift – New hold variations allowed: Lift where Lady’s head remains up and she is lower than the man’s shoulder. Possible grips are Hand to Armpit, Hand to Arm, Hand […]
In partnership with Patinage Québec and Skate Ontario, Skate Canada is pleased to announce a new mentorship initiative to support synchronized skating coaches that are interested in expanding their technical and tactical skills set this season. Together, we will facilitate the mentee-mentor coach connections and technical development opportunities across Canada. A total of nine mentor […]
As you are aware, the 2020-2021 season is being impacted by the global pandemic which requires us to revisit the format of all competitions to ensure that safety protocols can be properly implemented. Following consultation with all Skate Canada Sections, the following revisions to the format of 2021 Skate Canada Challenge will be operational for […]
The ISU Handbooks for Ice Dance are now available on the ISU website: Technical Panel Handbook Ice Dance 2020-2021 Referee and Judges Handbook Ice Dance 2020-2021 Communication #2346
The ISU Technical Panel Handbooks for Singles and Pairs are now available on the ISU website: Technical Panel Handbook Singles Skating 2020-2021 Technical Panel Handbook Pairs Skating 2020-2021