As STAR 6-Gold is being revised, released and implemented, we continue to devote attention to the STAR 1-5 program, content and assessment structure. Two disciplines have been added to the STAR 1-5 structure: Artistic: STAR 5 Artistic assessment has been added to the STAR 1-5 content. Programming information will also be updated in the STAR […]
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 […]
To attend the Annual General Meeting on Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 10:00 Eastern Time (ET) all observers and voting delegates must declare their intention to attend and if applicable to vote prior to 09:00 (ET) on Saturday, May 30, 2020. Once your voting declaration is submitted and accepted by the professional coach, club or school a token will be issued by email. This token will be […]
With the updates to the STAR 6-Gold structure, the Gold level has a Skills Exercise Challenge element that will be in effect as of July 1, 2020. With the interruption of many skaters’ training this winter/spring the following provisions have been made: This element will be optional until June 30, 2021 As of July 1, […]
Calling all rising leaders! The David Dore Mentorship Fund provides an opportunity for a leader in our community to further develop their leadership skills with the goal of enhancing Skate Canada’s leadership depth. The recipient will participate in the 2020 Ice Summit in Ottawa and will have unique opportunities to interact with Skate Canada leaders. To […]
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.
We have received feedback regarding the STAR 6 – Gold training and structure. As a result, some changes have been made to address the concerns. The following changes are EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY: STAR 9, 10 and Gold Dance will require 2 of 3 dances for completion. Skaters may choose which dances to complete at those levels. […]
The ISU has published a clarification document specific to Ice Dance to take effect immediately. It contains information related to Choreographic Sliding Movement (ChSl).
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 […]