STAR 6 – Gold Coach Assessor: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

This article contains frequently asked questions about becoming a STAR 6 – Gold Coach Assessor for Skills. Coaches who are interested in earning this qualification should contact their Section directly to request the application process. What is the process to become a Coach Assessor? Who can a Coach Assessor assess? Coach Assessors may only assess […]

STAR 6-Gold Training: Update to the Outline for Existing Evaluators and Coach Assessors

Please note that the training requirements for Artistic evaluators previously stated in the STAR 6-Gold Training Outline for Existing Evaluators and Coach Assessors (posted on May 7, 2019) have changed. Existing evaluators who wish to become qualified in the Artistic discipline for STAR 6-Gold will only need to complete the STAR 6-Gold Training: Artistic eLearning […]

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

Training requirements for Artistic evaluators have changed; see the updated post for further information. 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 […]

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 […]