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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

2019-2020 Skate Canada Scale of Values

The 2019-2020 Skate Canada Scale of Values is now available and contains base values and grades of execution for all elements in all Skate Canada Programs and categories. The document consists of links to ISU Communications containing Singles, Pairs, Ice Dance and Synchronized Skating scales of values. All additional elements for Skate Canada competitions not […]

ISU Deductions: Who is responsible? Short Dance and Free Dance

The ISU Deductions: Who is responsible? – Short Dance and Free Dance document contains important information related to what official is responsible for application of deductions and bonuses in these disciplines. Additional information related to the officiating of Skate Canada Ice Dance categories can be found in the Skate Canada Ice Dance Technical Requirements Guides.

ISU Communication 2257

ISU Communication 2257 contains the following information related to the officiating of Junior and Senior Ice Dance categories: Calling specifications and Levels of Difficulty for Required Elements Marking guide for Grades of Execution of Required Elements Marking guide for Components for Rhythm Dance and Free Dance Deduction Chart – Who is Responsible – Rhythm Dance and […]