Rules of Procedure for Officials Assessment Commission
Rules of Procedure for Officials Assessment Commission – Evaluation of Judging - Assessments for the Figure Skating Branch. This Communication replaces ISU Communication No. 2035 with immediate effect.
Handbooks for Officials Ice Dance
Ice Dance technical documentation update for season 2017/18
Additional Questions & Answers #2 for Officials Ice Dance
Additional Questions & Answers #2 for Officials 2017/18 Single Skating have been published.
Featured Interview: Carolina Kostner (ITA)
2012 World Champion and Olympic Bronze Medalist, Carolina Kostner returned on to the competitive stage end of 2016 after sitting out two and a half seasons.
Challenger Series Announcement
The Announcement for the ISU Challenger Series in Figure Skating 2017/18 has been published.
Ice Dance Scales of Values, effective July 1st 2017
Ice Dance Scales of Values, effective July 1st 2017
Featured Interview: Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya & Harley Windsor (AUS)
Pair skaters Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya and Harley Windsor took the skating scene by storm. Not only did they win the 2017 World Junior title after having skated together for a little over a year, but they also are the first Australian figure skaters to win an ISU Championship title.
Additional Questions & Answers #1 for Officials Ice Dance
Additional Questions & Answers #1 for Officials 2017/18 Single Skating have been published.
ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017/18 Assignments
The World's top figure skaters including reigning Olympic Champion Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN), 2010 Olympic Champions Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN), World, European and Four Continents Champions and medalists will compete in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series in the 2017/18 Olympic season.
ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017/18 announcement
The ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017/18 announcement and entry form have been published.
Entries/Participation for Olympic Winter Games 2018
Entries/Participation 2018 Olympic Winter Games (OWG) for Single & Pair Skating / Ice Dance
Announcement of International Competitions season 2017/18
Announcement of International Single & Pair Skating, Ice Dance and Synchronized Skating Competitions 2017/18
Single & Pair Skating Scale of Value and Guidelines for GOE
Single & Pair Skating Scale of Values, Levels of Difficulty and Guidelines for marking Grade of Execution, season 2017/18
Featured Interview: Mai Mihara (JPN)
Mai Mihara from Japan finished her first season at senior level with two remarkable performances at the ISU World Team Trophy 2017. We interviewed the 17-year-old on the day of exhibition.
Team Japan retains World Team Trophy title
Team Japan recaptured the ISU World Team Trophy title they had won once before in 2012. Japan totaled 109 points over the three days of competition. Team Russia moved up again to second place to claim the silver medal with 105 points while three-time and defending champions team USA earned the bronze with 97 points.
Team Japan defends lead on Day Two of the ISU World Team Trophy 2017
Team Japan defended their lead on the second day of the ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating with 81 points. Team USA moved up on spot and sits in second now with 78 points while Russia slipped to third at 74 points.
Team Japan edges Russia for the lead
Team Japan skated to the lead on day one of the ISU World Team Trophy in Figure Skating, edging Russia by a tie breaker. Both teams have 44 points. Team USA follows in third at 43 points.
Featured Interview: Nathan Chen (USA)
The current ISU Four Continents Champion discusses his first World Championships, quads and the upcoming World Team Trophy.
Requirements for Technical Rules with ongoing validity, effective July 1st, 2017
Technical Rules specify that some of them need to be completed by requirements decided by the Ice Dance Technical Committee.
ISU World Team Trophy 2017 - Preview
The teams ranked 1 to 6 in the ISU World Team Standings qualified for the event. Team Canada is the top qualifier for the ISU World Team Trophy 2017 with 8437 points followed by Russia (7972 points), USA (7257 points), Japan (7068 points), China (5065 points) and France (4307 points).
Figure Skating Quota places for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games 2018
Twenty-four ISU Members have earned quota places for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games 2018 at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2017 in Helsinki. 24 places were available for Men’s and Ladies, 16 for Pairs and 19 for Ice Dance.
Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) skates to second World title with record score
Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu retained the World title he had won in 2014 and set new record scores in the Free Skating. His teammate Shoma Uno secured with silver a second medal for Japan while Boyang Jin of China repeated as World bronze medalist.
Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) take third World title after two-year break
Canada’s Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) returned in style on the World Championship stage to take their third World title with a new highest total score. Two-time World Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron won the Free Dance with a new record score, but remained in second to earn the silver medal while Maia Shibutani/Alex Shibutani (USA) pulled up from fourth to clinch the bronze.
Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir (CAN) set record score in Short Dance
Tessa Virtue/Scott Moir of Canada won the Short Dance, setting a new record score en route. Defending Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron of France came second and USA’s Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue follow in third place.