Synchronized Skating Process for Medical Exemption at Domestic Competitions

There may be instances where the teams are skating with fewer than intended skaters due to an unforeseen medical issue.Teams providing proper documentation and notice to the Technical Representative should not be penalized unfairly in these circumstances. (This process applies to all domestic categories except for Junior and Senior which will follow ISU rules) Synchronized […]

2020 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships Schedule

The preliminary block schedule has been developed based on information in the rules associated with the qualifying structure and the number of teams indicated as participating in each of Novice, Junior, Senior, Intermediate and Open categories. All teams will be either competing and/or practicing on Friday, February 21, 2020 and the competition will close on […]

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 […]