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Senior

2T 2S 2Lo 2F 2Lz 2A 3T 3S 3Lo 3F 3Lz 3A

Junior

Advanced Novice

1T 1S 1Lo 1F 1Lz 1A 2T 2S 2Lo 2F 2Lz 2A 3T 3S 3Lo 3F 3Lz 3A

Intermediate Novice

1T 1S 1Lo 1F 1Lz 1A 2T 2S 2Lo 2F 2Lz 2A

Basic Novice

1T 1S 1Lo 1F 1Lz 1A 2T 2S 2Lo 2F 2Lz 2A

ISU Senior

Requirements are defined by ISU
Age: since 15 years (born before 30/06/2007)

Requirements:

Men

Short Program

2:40
Duration:
2 minutes 40 seconds

The Senior Short Program shall consist of the following required elements:

Jumps
2T 2S 2Lo 2F 2Lz 2A 3T 3S 3Lo 3F 3Lz 3A 4T 4S 4Lo 4F 4Lz

  • Double or triple Axel
  • Triple or quadruple jump
  • Jump combination consisting of a double jump and a triple jump or two triple jumps or a quadruple jump and a double jump or a triple jump

Spins

Steps

  • Step sequence fully utilizing the ice surface.

Free Skating

4:00
Duration:
4 minutes

A well-balanced Free Skating program must contain:

Jumps
2T 2S 2Lo 2F 2Lz 2A 3T 3S 3Lo 3F 3Lz 3A 4T 4S 4Lo 4F 4Lz

Maximum of seven jump elements (one of which must be an Axel type jump).

Spins

Maximum of three spins:

  • one of which must be a spin combination
  • one a flying spin or a spin with a flying entrance
  • one a spin with only one position
Steps
  • maximum of one step sequence
  • maximum of one choreographic sequence

Women

Short Program

2:40
Duration:
2 minutes 40 seconds

The Senior Short Program shall consist of the following required elements:

Jumps
2T 2S 2Lo 2F 2Lz 2A 3T 3S 3Lo 3F 3Lz 3A

  • Double or triple Axel
  • Triple jump
  • Jump combination consisting of a double jump and a triple jump or two triple jumps

Spins

Steps

  • Step sequence fully utilizing the ice surface.

Free Skating

4:00
Duration:
4 minutes

A well-balanced Free Skating program must contain:

Jumps
2T 2S 2Lo 2F 2Lz 2A 3T 3S 3Lo 3F 3Lz 3A 4T 4S 4Lo 4F 4Lz

Maximum of seven jump elements (one of which must be an Axel type jump).

Spins

Maximum of three spins:

Steps
  • maximum of one step sequence
  • maximum of one choreographic sequence

Ice Dance

Rhythm Dance

2:50
Duration:
2 minutes 50 seconds

The list of Required Elements to be included in the Rhythm Dance and specific requirements for these elements will be announced in an ISU Communication annually.

The following are options that may be included as Required Elements:

  • Dance Lift(s) – see Rule 704, paragraph 16;
  • Dance Spin(s) – see Rule 704, paragraph 14;
  • Turn Sequence(s) – see Rule 704, paragraph 12;
  • Step Sequence(s) – see Rule 703, paragraph 4;
  • Pattern Dances Element(s) – see Rule 703, paragraph 6 (Pattern Dance Element as per Rule 703, paragraph 6. a) or 6. b) included in the Junior Rhythm Dance as set Required Element(s);
  • Choreographic Element(s) see Rule 704, paragraph 19.

Free Dance

4:00
Duration:
4 minutes

The list of Required Elements to be included in a Well-Balanced Program for Novice, Junior and Senior Free Dances and the specific requirements for those elements will be announced in an ISU Communication annually. The following are options that may be included as Required Elements:

  • Dance Lift(s) – see Rule 704 paragraph 16;
  • Dance Spin(s) – see Rule 704 paragraph 14;
  • Step Sequence(s) – see Rule 703 paragraph 4 (Groups A and B);
  • Turn Sequence(s) – see Rule 704 paragraph 12;
  • Choreographic Element(s) – see Rule 704, paragraph 19.

ISU Junior

Requirements are defined by ISU
Age:
Men:   13 - 18 years (born between 01/07/2003 - 30/06/2009)
Women:   13 - 18 years (born between 01/07/2003 - 30/06/2009)
Ice Dance:   πŸ‘© 13 - 18 years (born between 01/07/2003 - 30/06/2009) 🀡 13 - 20 years y.o. (born between 01/07/2001 - 30/06/2009)

Requirements:

Men

Short Program

2:40
Duration:
2 minutes 40 seconds
Jumps
2T 2S 2Lo 2F 2Lz 2A 3T 3S 3Lo 3F 3Lz 3A
Spins
Steps
  • Step sequence fully utilizing the ice surface

Free Skating

3:30
Duration:
3 minutes 30 seconds

A well-balanced Free Skating program must contain:

Jumps
2T 2S 2Lo 2F 2Lz 2A 3T 3S 3Lo 3F 3Lz 3A

Maximum of seven jump elements (one of which must be an Axel type jump)

Spins

Maximum of three spins:

Steps

Maximum of one step sequence


Women

Short Program

2:40
Duration:
2 minutes 40 seconds
Jumps
2T 2S 2Lo 2F 2Lz 2A 3T 3S 3Lo 3F 3Lz 3A
  • Double Axel Paulsen
  • Double or triple Loop jump
  • Jump combination consisting of two double jumps (2-2) or one double and one triple jump (3-2) or two triple jumps (3-3)
Spins
Steps
  • Step sequence fully utilizing the ice surface

Free Skating

3:30
Duration:
3 minutes 30 seconds

A well-balanced Free Skating program must contain:

Jumps
2T 2S 2Lo 2F 2Lz 2A 3T 3S 3Lo 3F 3Lz 3A

Maximum of seven jump elements (one of which must be an Axel type jump)

Spins

Maximum of three spins:

Steps

Maximum of one step sequence


Ice Dance

Rhythm Dance

2:50
Duration:
2 minutes 50 seconds

to be added

Free Dance

3:30
Duration:
3 minutes 30 seconds

to be added


ISU Advanced Novice

Requirements are defined by ISU
Age: 10 - 14 years (born between 01/07/2007 - 30/06/2012)

Requirements:

Men

Short Program

2:20
Duration:
2 minutes 20 seconds

The Short Program shall consist of the following elements:

Jumps
1T 1S 1Lo 1F 1Lz 1A 2T 2S 2Lo 2F 2Lz 2A 3T 3S 3Lo 3F 3Lz 3A
  • a) Single or double Axel jump
  • b) Double or triple jump, may not repeat jump a)
  • c) One jump combination consisting of two double jumps or one double and one triple jump, both jumps may not repeat jump a) or b)
  • jumps not according to Short Program requirements (wrong number of revolutions) will receive no value.

If the same jump is executed as a solo jump and as a part of the jump combination, the repeated jump will not be counted (if this repetition is in a jump combination, only the individual jump which is not according to the above requirements will not be counted).

Spins
Steps

One step sequence fully utilizing the ice surface.

Components

The following Program Components are judged:

  • Composition
  • Presentation
  • Skating Skills

The factor for the Program Components is 1.20.

Levels

In all elements that are subject to Levels, only features up to Level 3 will be counted. Any additional features will not count for Level requirements and will be ignored by the Technical Panel.

Free Skating

3:00
Duration:
3 minutes

A well balanced Free Skating program must contain:

Jumps
1T 1S 1Lo 1F 1Lz 1A 2T 2S 2Lo 2F 2Lz 2A 3T 3S 3Lo 3F 3Lz 3A

Maximum of 6 jump elements:

  • one of which must be an Axel type jump
  • There may be up to two (2) jump combinations or one (1) jump combination and one (1) jump sequence.
    • One jump combination or jump sequence can consist of up to three (3) jumps, the other up to two (2) jumps.
    • A jump sequence consists of two or three jumps of any number of revolutions, in which the second and/or the third jump is an Axel type jump with a direct step from the landing curve of the first/second jump in to the take-off curve of the Axel jump. One full revolution on the ice between the jumps (free foot can touch the ice, but without weight transfer) keeps the element in the frame of the definition of a jump sequence.
    • Jumps executed in a jump sequence receive their full value.
    • Only two triple jumps can be repeated either in a jump combination or jump sequence
  • No quadruple jumps are allowed.
  • Any single, double (including Double Axel) or triple jump cannot be executed more than twice in total.
Spins

There must be a maximum of two (2) spins of a different nature (abbreviation)

  • one of which must be a spin combination with change of foot (minimum eight (8) revolutions), flying entrance is not allowed
  • and one must be a flying spin (minimum six (6) revolutions) or a spin in one position with change of foot and a flying entrance (minimum eight (8) revolutions).
Steps

Maximum of one (1) step sequence fully utilizing the ice surface.

Components

The following Program Components are judged:

  • Composition
  • Presentation
  • Skating Skills

The factor for the Program Components is 2.40.

Levels

In all elements that are subject to Levels, only features up to Level 3 will be counted. Any additional features will not count for Level requirements and will be ignored by the Technical Panel.

Bonuses

Skaters can earn bonus points for jumps that are achieved in Short Program and/or Free Skating. To be eligible for bonus points, jumps must be fully rotated or landed on the quarter (q) and must be in accordance with the Short Program requirements respectively the well balanced Free Skating program and the repetition rules for jumps. Jumps can be performed as a solo jump, or in jump combination or jump sequence. Jumps that are identified by the Technical Panels as under-rotated (<), downgraded (<<), with wrong edge (e) or have a fall or being identified as invalid element (*) are not eligible to receive bonus points.

A maximum of three (3) bonus points can be achieved: one (1) bonus point for one (1) Double Axel and one (1) bonus point each for any two (2) different Triple jumps.

The bonus will be assigned to the first three jumps that fulfill the requirements in order of their execution.


Women

Short Program

2:20
Duration:
2 minutes 20 seconds

The Short Program shall consist of the following elements:

Jumps
1T 1S 1Lo 1F 1Lz 1A 2T 2S 2Lo 2F 2Lz 2A 3T 3S 3Lo 3F 3Lz 3A
  • a) Single Axel Paulsen or double Axel Paulsen
  • b) Double or triple jump, may not repeat jump a)
  • c) One jump combination consisting of two double jumps or one double and one triple jump, both jumps may not repeat jump a) or b)
  • jumps not according to Short Program requirements (wrong number of revolutions) will receive no value. If the same jump is executed as a solo jump and as a part of the jump combination, the repeated jump will not be counted (if this repetition is in a jump combination, only the individual jump which is not according to the above requirements will not be counted).
Spins
Steps

One step sequence fully utilizing the ice surface.

Components

The following Program Components are judged:

  • Composition
  • Presentation
  • Skating Skills

The factor for the Program Components is 1.07.

Levels

For Advanced Novice Single Skating, in all elements that are subject to Levels, only features up to Level 3 will be counted. Any additional features will not count for Level requirements and will be ignored by the Technical Panel.

Free Skating

3:00
Duration:
3 minutes

A well balanced Free Skating program must contain:

Jumps
1T 1S 1Lo 1F 1Lz 1A 2T 2S 2Lo 2F 2Lz 2A 3T 3S 3Lo 3F 3Lz 3A

Maximum of 6 jump elements:

  • one of which must be an Axel type jump
  • There may be up to two (2) jump combinations or one (1) jump combination and one (1) jump sequence
    • One jump combination or jump sequence can consist of up to three (3) jumps, the other up to two (2) jumps.
    • A jump sequence consists of two or three jumps of any number of revolutions, in which the second and/or the third jump is an Axel type jump with a direct step from the landing curve of the first/second jump in to the take-off curve of the Axel jump. One full revolution on the ice between the jumps (free foot can touch the ice, but without weight transfer) keeps the element in the frame of the definition of a jump sequence.
    • Jumps executed in a jump sequence receive their full value.
    • Only two triple jumps can be repeated either in a jump combination or jump sequence
  • No quadruple jumps are allowed.
  • Any single, double (including Double Axel) or triple jump cannot be executed more than twice in total.
Spins

There must be a maximum of two (2) spins of a different nature (abbreviation)

Steps

Maximum of one (1) step sequence fully utilizing the ice surface.

Components

The following Program Components are judged:

  • Composition
  • Presentation
  • Skating Skills

The factor for the Program Components is 2.13.

Levels

In all elements that are subject to Levels, only features up to Level 3 will be counted. Any additional features will not count for Level requirements and will be ignored by the Technical Panel.

Bonuses

Skaters can earn bonus points for jumps that are achieved in Short Program and/or Free Skating. To be eligible for bonus points, jumps must be fully rotated or landed on the quarter (q) and must be in accordance with the Short Program requirements respectively the well balanced Free Skating program and the repetition rules for jumps. Jumps can be performed as a solo jump, or in jump combination or jump sequence. Jumps that are identified by the Technical Panels as under-rotated (<), downgraded (<<), with wrong edge (e) or have a fall or being identified as invalid element (*) are not eligible to receive bonus points.

A maximum of three (3) bonus points can be achieved: one (1) bonus point for one (1) Double Axel and one (1) bonus point each for any two (2) different Triple jumps.

The bonus will be assigned to the first three jumps that fulfill the requirements in order of their execution.


ISU Intermediate Novice

Requirements are defined by ISU
Age: 14 years or younger (born after 01/07/2007)

Event in this category consists of Free Skating only.

Free Skating

3:00
Duration:
3 minutes

A well balanced Free Skating program must contain:

Jumps
1T 1S 1Lo 1F 1Lz 1A 2T 2S 2Lo 2F 2Lz 2A

Maximum of five (5) jump elements:

  • One of which must be an Axel type jump.
  • There may be up to two (2) jump combinations or one (1) jump combination and one (1) jump sequence.
    • Jump combinations and the jump sequence consist of only two (2) jumps.
    • In the jump sequence the second jump must be an Axel type jump with a direct step from the landing curve of the first jump in to the take- off curve of the Axel jump. One full revolution on the ice between the jumps (free foot can touch the ice, but without weight transfer) keeps the element in the frame of the definition of a jump sequence.
    • Jumps executed in a jump sequence receive their full value.
  • No triple and quadruple jumps are allowed.
  • Only one single jump and one double jump (including Double Axel) can be repeated once
Spins

There must be a maximum of two (2) spins of a different nature (abbreviation), one of which must be a spin combination and one must be a spin with no change of position.

  • The spin combination with a change of foot and a minimum of eight (8) revolutions or without a change of foot with a minimum of six (6) revolutions.
  • The spin in one position with a change of foot minimum of eight (8) revolutions or spin in one position without change of foot minimum of six (6) revolutions. In both spins flying entries are allowed.
Steps

There must be a maximum of one (1) step sequence fully utilizing the ice surface.

Components

The following Program Components are judged:

  • Composition
  • Presentation
  • Skating Skills

The factor for Program Components is:

  • for Girls 1.7
  • for Boys 2.0
Levels explanations

For Intermediate Novice Singles, in all elements that are subject to Levels, only features up to Level 2 will be counted. Any additional features will not count for Level requirements and will be ignored by the Technical Panel.


ISU Basic Novice

Requirements are defined by ISU
Age: 12 years or younger (born after 01/07/2009)

Event in this category consists of Free Skating only.

Free Skating

2:30
Duration:
2 minutes 30 seconds

A well balanced Free Skating program must contain:

Jumps
1T 1S 1Lo 1F 1Lz 1A 2T 2S 2Lo 2F 2Lz 2A

Maximum of four (4) jump elements:

  • One of which must be an Axel type jump.
  • There may be up to two (2) jump combinations or one (1) jump combination and one (1) jump sequence.
  • Jump combinations and the jump sequence consist of only two (2) jumps.
  • In the jump sequence the second jump must be an Axel type jump with a direct step from the landing curve of the first jump in to the take- off curve of the Axel jump. One full revolution on the ice between the jumps (free foot can touch the ice, but without weight transfer) keeps the element in the frame of the definition of a jump sequence.
  • Jumps executed in a jump sequence receive their full value.
  • No triple and quadruple jumps are allowed.
  • Only one single jump and one double jump (including Double Axel) can be repeated once
Spins

There must be a maximum of two (2) spins of a different nature (abbreviation), one of which must be a spin combination and one must be a spin with no change of position.

  • The spin combination with a change of foot and a minimum of eight (8) revolutions or without a change of foot with a minimum of six (6) revolutions.
  • The spin in one position with a change of foot minimum of eight (8) revolutions or spin in one position without change of foot minimum of six (6) revolutions.
  • In both spins flying entries are allowed.
Steps

There must be a maximum of one (1) step sequence fully utilizing the ice surface.

Components

The following Program Components are judged:

  • Composition
  • Presentation
  • Skating Skills

The factor for Program Components is: 1.67

Levels explanations

For Intermediate Novice Singles, in all elements that are subject to Levels, only features up to Level 2 will be counted. Any additional features will not count for Level requirements and will be ignored by the Technical Panel.


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