Today Viktor Knoch from Hungary was elected to the ISU Athletes Commission as the Short Track representative.
Today Evan Bates from USA was elected to the ISU Athletes Commission as the Ice Dance representative and Eric Radford as the Single & Pair Skating representative. Evan Bates was elected by the Ice Dance athletes competing at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2022 in Montpellier, France. The vote was done online in order to minimize contacts and be Covid-19 safe during the Championships.
All Officials who continue to meet the criteria as outlined in the Special Regulations and who, considering the period of time elapsed since their initial appointment, require re-certification are eligible for acceptance to the Frankfurt Seminar 2022 – recertification program.
Ice Dance Technical Committee has published the Communication 2463 - GUIDELINES FOR INTERNATIONAL NOVICE COMPETITIONS 2022/23 .
The ISU is launching a new edition of the Level 1 online course of the ISU Coach Education Qualification Framework (Figure Skating) on the ISU eLearning Platform. The second edition of the course, open for two groups of 30 Figure Skating Coaches each (in total 60 Coaches) to be enrolled from different ISU Members will take place between April 11 and May 30, 2022.
ISU Development Commission invites ISU Members to make applications for Scholarship support for their Junior Skaters. ISU Members are advised to read the above-mentioned Communication carefully to understand the conditions and requirements of the Scholarship Program.
The ISU Development Commission is pleased to announce the fifth year of the Visiting ISU Coach initiative to support Coaches and their education.
The Challenger Series is an International Figure Skating Series, introduced during the 2014/15 season. Through ISU support, the objective is to ensure the proper and consistent organization and conduct of up to ten (10) International Competitions linked together within the Challenger Series. The Series gives adequate opportunities for many Skaters to compete at the international senior level and earn World Standing Points.
An Ice Dance Tryout Seminar will be held at the Oberstdorf ISU Center of Excellence (CoE) from May 15 to 18, 2022.
Further to ISU Communication No. 2445 and after having received ISU Members’ applications, the ISU recognized the Seminars listed in ISU Communication 2455.
The International Skating Union (ISU) is pleased to announce the signature of an Anti-Doping Service Agreement with the International Testing Agency (ITA) in the areas of “Long Term Storage Program” and “Whistleblowing Platform and Intelligence & Investigations Watch”.
Further to ISU Communication No. 2446 and after having received ISU Members’ applications, the ISU recognized the following Ice Dance Seminars for Referees and Judges: Seoul, Korea April 15 – 17, 2022 Dortmund, Germany May 04 – 06, 2022 Beijing, China June 15 – 17, 2022 Gdansk, Poland June 22 – 24, 2022 Brisbane, Australia November 30 – December 02, 2022
Following the conclusion of the reallocation process, in line with ISU Special Regulations and the respective Qualification Systems for XXIV Olympic Winter Games in Beijing 2022 issued by IOC, the final quota places (total and distance/event quotas) for Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating have been allocated.
The ISU Medical Commission recently conducted a webinar that was presided by Jane Moran, Chair Medical Commission who was also joined by the Medical team from the BOCOG as panelists, in a discussion regarding the medical protocols at the Beijing Games.
In accordance with the ISU Constitution, the ISU Council has considered and adopted a revised version of the ISU Code of Ethics.In accordance with the ISU Constitution, the ISU Council has considered and adopted a revised version of the ISU Code of Ethics.This Communication contains the ISU Code of Ethics 2022 and replaces Communication 2342 with immediate effect. Changes compared to the previous version are underlined.