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.
The ISU Special Regulations and Technical Rules, Singles & Pair Skating and Ice Dance contains rules that govern the delivery of competitions sanctioned by the ISU, including the program requirements of Junior and Senior categories in these disciplines.
As part of Skate Canada’s review of our qualifying structure and in consultation with all sections, it has been decided that the National Summer Series will no longer serve as a method of qualification for Challenge effective the 2019-2020 season. National Summer Series events will remain an important part of the competition structure as we […]
This Notice Board article is an update to, and replaces the article originally published March 31, 2019. Updates include: Clarify the bonus for number of different triples in Pre-Novice Short Program Clarify bonuses that are applied once per program Add additional ‘General’ detail Underline all bonuses that are new for the 2019-2020 season For each […]
This article contains a summary of some of the updates made to Competitive Singles, Pairs, and Ice Dance program requirements for the 2019-2020 season. Please note that this is not meant to be a comprehensive summary of all changes; rather it is to highlight some of those that are most significant. For a summary of […]