ISU Communication 2270 – Synchronized Skating

The ISU has published an updated communication (2270) related to Synchronized Skating difficulty groups of elements (appendix A) and features and difficulty groups of additional features (appendix B) to take effect immediately. This replaces ISU Communication 2247 and the document indicates all changes by either underlining or crossing out. This is important information for officials […]

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 […]

2019-2020 Synchronized Skating Domestic Requirements

The following are the domestic requirements for the 2019-2020 season. Changes are underlined. Pre-Juvenile max. 2:40 (5 elements) Intersection (pi optional) Pivoting Element – Block Traveling Element – Circle Linear Element – Line Rotating Element – Wheel Juvenile max. 3:10 (6 elements) Intersection (pi optional) No Hold Element (step sequence optional) Move Element Pivoting Element […]

ISU Synchronized Skating Technical Communications 2019-2020

The following ISU Communications contain important technical information related to Synchronized Skating competitions. ISU Communication 2236: ISU Well Balanced Program content for 2019-2020 season ISU Communication 2246: ISU Guidelines for 2019-2020 season 2019-2020 Referees, Judges and Technical Panel Deductions 2019-2020 Marking the GOE of Synchronized Skating Elements 2019-2020 Criteria Adjustments to the Grade of Execution […]

2019-2020 National Teams

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 […]

2019 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships Entry Quota

Selection of entries from Regional Synchronized Skating Championships to 2019 Synchronized Nationals Qualifying Rounds is as follows. Reference: Skate Canada Rule Book/Competitions Selection of Entries from RegionalsThe final result in each Regional event shall determine the competitors eligible to enter the equivalent National qualifying competition. [A] Novice, Intermediate, Open, Junior, and Senior: Teams that place […]