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 […]
The ISU has published the following documents related to Singles and Pairs that are to take effect immediately: updated Technical Panel Handbooks for both Singles and Pairs. This is important information for coaches, technical panel officials and competitors. an updated deduction chart related to responsibility for application of deductions in Singles and Pair events. This […]
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 […]
The ISU has published Communication 2253 that contains Scale of Values for Singles and Pairs for the 2019-2020 season. Skate Canada’s Scale of Values which includes links to this Communication, as well as values for elements not included in the ISU Communication will be published prior to the start of the competition season.
The ISU Program Component Chart Singles & Pair Skating and Ice Dance contains important information related to Program Components including definitions of each as well as verbiage to help inform ranges for application of each component.
The ISU Deductions: Who is responsible? – Single and Pair Skating document contains important information related to which official is responsible for application of deductions and bonuses in these disciplines.