The International Skating Union (ISU) has published the International Speed Skating & Short Track Speed Skating Competitions for the season 2019/20.
In view of the legacy of the upcoming Olympic Winter Games in Beijing in 2022, the ISU has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with China Winter Sports Administrative Center (CWSAC) regarding the establishment of an ISU Center of Excellence (CoE) in Beijing.
Additional Questions & Answers #2 for Officials 2019/20 Ice Dance have been published.
Every season the ISU invites its Members to send applications to host events as part of the Challenger Series. For the season 2019/20 two applications from Asia were received, Taipei and Hong Kong, to host an event as part of the Series. During its meeting last March, the ISU Council decided to include the event proposed by the Chinese Taipei Skating Union to be held in Taipei City mostly due to more suitable dates.
The dedicated helmet numbers shall be used at all ISU Events (ISU Championships and ISU World Cup Short Track Competitions), except for the ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships where helmet covers will be provided.
The Ice Dance Technical Committee updated the Structure for Judges Meetings for Ice Dance. The Guideline for conducting the Initial Judges Meeting, Pre-Event Meeting and Round Table Discussion should be followed by Ice Dance Referees.
ISU Members Entries rules have been published for ISU Figure Skating Championships 2020.
Additional Questions & Answers #1 for Officials 2019/20 Ice Dance have been published.
A History of the International Skating Union – Seasons 1991/92 through 201/15 was published back in 2016 on the occasion of the 2016 ISU Congress. As of today the book is also available on Amazon in a digital format and on this occasion the original “coffee table” size book is available in the ISU Shop with a 20% discount.
The Ice Dance Technical Committee has adapted the educational DVD from 2013 for the Pattern Dance, Finnstep, to produce an updated video showing the Key Point requirements for the Pattern Dance Element, Finnstep, valid for season 2019-20.