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It is a requirement for certain Technical Rules to be announced annually by the Ice Dance Technical Committee and all other rules are published in Special Regulations & Technical Rules:

  1. General Rules

  2. Requirements defined in the Technical Rules as valid for one season only:

  • Pattern Dances for International Competitions (including Key Points and Key Point Features)

  • Music requirements for Pattern Dances for International Competitions,

  • Marking guide for Components for Pattern Dances

  • Required Elements for Free Dance

The Communication “Requirements for Technical Rules with ongoing validity, effective July 1, 2021” will include:

  • Marking Guide for GOE for Pattern Dances and Free Dance

  • Criteria for Levels for all Required Elements

  • Marking Guide for Components for Free Dance

For further details, read the full ISU Communication 2374.