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 […]
Effective July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020 The National Team comprises those athletes who meet the following criteria: Top three in the senior singles, pairs and ice dance disciplines at the 2019 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships Assigned to a 2019 ISU Grand Prix event Competing in the 2019-2020 season Skate Canada has the […]
Prior to publishing the competitive program requirements for the 2019-2020 season, we are communicating some important information applicable to program times to assist coaches in planning music selection for their athletes: Pre-Juvenile Singles program time will have the option of 2:00 minutes (+/- 10 seconds) or 2:30 minutes (+/- 10 seconds) to provide transitioning from […]
The Skate Canada Singles, Pairs and Ice Dance Competitive Technical Requirements Guides are now available. These guides provide a summary of technical requirements by category. Note that where Skate Canada has developed technical requirements different from the ISU, these will be included here. In addition, these documents contain links to ISU and Skate Canada rules […]
The ISU has replaced ISU Communication 2168 with ISU Communication 2186. Contents of Communication: Updated Scale of Values Updated Levels of Difficulty of Single/Pair Skating Elements (season 2018/19) Updated Guidelines for marking +GOE of Single/Pair Skating Elements (positive aspects) Updated Guidelines in establishing GOE for errors in Short Program and Free Skating All updates since […]
The ISU Technical Panel Handbooks for Singles, Pairs and Ice Dance are now available on the ISU website: Technical Panel Handbook Singles Skating 2018-2019 Technical Panel Handbook Pairs Skating 2018-2019 Technical Panel Handbook Ice Dance 2018-2019