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 […]
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
The Skate Canada Rule Book has been updated for the 2020-2021 season. These rule updates include (but are not limited to): Competition Program Requirements Competitive: updated requirements for 2020-2021 season STAR: updated assessment requirements Adult: removal of team elements Scoring of Skate Canada Competitions updated bonuses addition of Assess to Standard and Standard with Ranking […]
Please note the following documents from the ISU for the 2020-2021 season: Communication #2253 – Scale of Values Singles and Pairs *2019-2020 communication remains in effect Communication #2256 – Scale of Values Ice Dance *2019-2020 communication remains in effect Communication #2314 – Ice Dance Requirement for Technical Rules Communication #2315 – Ice Dance Requirements for […]
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 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 […]
An Info Centre Guide has been created that consolidates all sport technical documents in one place. The guide contains links to all Skate Canada and ISU documents that provide detail on requirements for all disciplines and categories that participate in Skate Canada competitions.
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 […]
For the 2019-2020 season, the minimum requirement to achieve a step sequence level base (StSqB) in Juvenile Singles and Pairs is being updated to requiring full ice coverage from half ice coverage. This will match the ISU definition for a step sequence, and is being communicated now given possible impact on choreography. This update, and […]
The ISU has published Communication 2254 that contains important information related to determination of Levels of Difficulty, application of GOE and Program Components for Singles and Pairs and updated for the 2019-2020 season. Additional information on these topics and specific to Skate Canada categories will be published in Technical Requirements Guides prior to the start […]