Rule Book Updates Effective July 1, 2019

The Skate Canada Rule Book has been updated for the 2019-2020 season. These rule updates include (but are not limited to): Updated program requirements for 2019-2020 season for adult, competitive, and STAR. Scoring of Skate Canada Competitions reformatting revised bonuses revised values of deductions – synchronized skating Competitions 2.7 Clothing: gendered requirements to the clothing […]

STAR 6-Gold Training Outline for Existing Evaluators and Coach Assessors

In conjunction with the implementation of STAR 6-Gold, training requirements on the new content and standards have been outlined for existing evaluators and coach assessors (Skills). Training requirements based on current qualifications are outlined below. Following the successful completion of the training requirements and application for promotion outlined above, evaluators and coach assessors will be […]

Adaptive Skaters Update February 2019

Who are adaptive skaters? Adaptive skaters are the athletes participating in our programs and events who have a physical disability or ailment. Through collaboration with individuals in the medical field, Skate Canada has now developed a list of disabilities and/or ailments which will assist you in determining if an athlete could be considered an “adaptive […]

STAR – Free Skate Program Tests

With the expanded +5 to -5 GOE range recently implemented in competition, there is a corresponding impact on the current Free Skate Program tests for the Sr. Bronze to Gold levels. Current test sheets reflect the previous +3 to -3 range and their equivalency to the Evaluated Standards of Excellent, Good, Satisfactory, and Needs Improvement […]

STAR 6 – Gold Update

Timelines (approx.): Spring 2019 – coach and official training available. Soft launch also available to skaters, coaches and officials once training complete, at the discretion of the Sections. September 1, 2019 – Full Launch of STAR 6- Gold Assessments Please note: as of August 31, 2019 the Sr. Bronze through Gold tests as they are […]