Requirements 2022-23 Print

Senior

ISU Senior

Requirements are defined by ISU
Age: since 15 y.o. (born before 30/06/2008)

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

Ladies

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.

Note:
In case of doubt, consult original Announcement , contact organizing commitee or ask for help on our forum.