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
Rule Book Updates Effective July 1, 2020
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 […]
ISU Updates for the 2020-2021 Season
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 […]
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 […]
Competitions Resource Guide
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.
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 […]
Update to Minimum Requirements Step Sequence Juvenile Singles and Pairs
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 […]
ISU Communication 2254
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 […]
ISU Communication 2253
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.
ISU Program Component Chart Singles & Pair Skating/Ice Dance
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.