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]
The ISU Synchronized Skating Technical Panel Handbook is now available on the ISU website.
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 […]
An Info Centre Guide has been created that consolidates all sport technical documents in one place. The guide contains links to all Skate Canada and ISU documents that provide detail on requirements for all disciplines and categories that participate in Skate Canada competitions.
Please see the following link for information regarding the 2019-2020 Synchronized Skating Technical Requirements for Pre-Juvenile – Adult III:2019-2020 Synchronized Skating Technical Requirements