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 […]

Important Updates to ISU Singles and Pairs Technical Documents

The ISU has published the following documents related to Singles and Pairs that are to take effect immediately: updated Technical Panel Handbooks for both Singles and Pairs. This is important information for coaches, technical panel officials and competitors. an updated deduction chart related to responsibility for application of deductions in Singles and Pair events. This […]

Important Updates to ISU Ice Dance Technical Documents

The ISU has published the following documents related to Ice Dance that are to take effect immediately: an updated Technical Panel Handbook. This is important information for coaches, technical panel officials and ice dance competitors. a second clarification Question and Answer document. It contains information related to the assessment of Choreographic Elements, Twizzles, Lifts, Step Sequence, […]

ISU Synchronized Skating Technical Communications 2019-2020

The following ISU Communications contain important technical information related to Synchronized Skating competitions. ISU Communication 2236: ISU Well Balanced Program content for 2019-2020 season ISU Communication 2246: ISU Guidelines for 2019-2020 season 2019-2020 Referees, Judges and Technical Panel Deductions 2019-2020 Marking the GOE of Synchronized Skating Elements 2019-2020 Criteria Adjustments to the Grade of Execution […]

ISU Deductions: Who is responsible? Short Dance and Free Dance

The ISU Deductions: Who is responsible? – Short Dance and Free Dance document contains important information related to what official is responsible for application of deductions and bonuses in these disciplines. Additional information related to the officiating of Skate Canada Ice Dance categories can be found in the Skate Canada Ice Dance Technical Requirements Guides.