Technical call procedure for medical emergencies: In the case of ME and a team skating with one less skater: If there are up to four different fms and there are not at least four skaters executing each fm not due to a fall – MEB + fmB is called.
There may be instances where the teams are skating with fewer than intended skaters due to an unforeseen medical issue.Teams providing proper documentation and notice to the Technical Representative should not be penalized unfairly in these circumstances. (This process applies to all domestic categories except for Junior and Senior which will follow ISU rules) Synchronized […]
The 2019-2020 Synchronized Skating Technical Handbook (Domestic Requirements) has been posted to the Skate Canada Materials Catalogue. These are applicable from Pre-Juvenile through Senior as well as Adult categories. Any questions or clarifications can be addressed via e-mail to Mary Ellen McDonald at [email protected]
The ISU has published a clarification document specific to Pairs to take effect immediately. It contains information related to the calling of Group 4 Lifts.
The ISU has published a clarification document specific to Ice Dance to take effect immediately. It contains information related to the calling of various elements.
The ISU has published a clarification document specific to Ice Dance to take effect immediately. It contains information related to the calling of the Combination Lift.
The ISU Synchronized Skating Technical Panel Handbook is now available on the ISU website.
The ISU has published an updated communication (2270) related to Synchronized Skating difficulty groups of elements (appendix A) and features and difficulty groups of additional features (appendix B) to take effect immediately. This replaces ISU Communication 2247 and the document indicates all changes by either underlining or crossing out. This is important information for officials […]
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 […]
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 […]