For the 2021-2022 skating season, the Novice synchronized skating category will be permitted an over-age extension. ¼ of the team must not have reached the age of 16 by July 1st preceding the competition.
In partnership with Patinage Québec and Skate Ontario, Skate Canada is pleased to announce a new mentorship initiative to support synchronized skating coaches that are interested in expanding their technical and tactical skills set this season. Together, we will facilitate the mentee-mentor coach connections and technical development opportunities across Canada. A total of nine mentor […]
Please see the following link for information regarding the 2020-2021 Synchronized Skating Technical Requirements for Pre-Juvenile – Adult III: 2020-2021 Synchronized Skating Technical Requirements
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 […]
The ISU Synchronized Skating Referee Handbook in now available on the ISU website.
In consideration of ISU Communication 2316, Skate Canada will extend the upper age limits for the 2020-2021 season only for the following categories: Junior Ice Dance Novice, Intermediate, and Junior Synchro These extended age limits only apply to teams that were already competing together during the 2019-2020 season. For Junior Ice Dance teams opting for […]
The ISU has issued a Q&A on collisions, specifically for intersections, group lifts and creative lifts. The document explains the GOE impact associated with the collisions.
Technical call procedure for medical emergencies: In the case of ME and a team skating with one less skater: If there are up to four different fms and there are not at least four skaters executing each fm not due to a fall – MEB + fmB is called.
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 […]
The 2019-2020 Synchronized Skating Technical Handbook (Domestic Requirements) has been posted to the Skate Canada Materials Catalogue. These are applicable from Pre-Juvenile through Senior as well as Adult categories. Any questions or clarifications can be addressed via e-mail to Mary Ellen McDonald at [email protected]