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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Intermediate and Open Well Balanced Technical Requirements Clarification

September 18 2018 version of the 2018-2019 Synchronized Skating Technical Requirements document has been clarified on pages 6 and 7. Additional Information The Intermediate well-balanced program will follow the guidelines of the ISU Junior Free Program Illegal Elements, Features, Additional Features and Movements and Non-Permitted Elements, Features, Additional Features and Movements with the exception that […]