Media are informed that the media accreditations for the ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships 2019 taking place in Helsinki (FIN) on April 12 - 13, 2019, are now open.
This Communication summarizes the main general obligations of ISU Members, according to the ISU Statutes and according to established procedures. This does not alter the obligation of ISU Members to adhere to those Rules contained in the ISU Statutes which are not specifically referred to in this Communication.
The ISU is moving forward with the ISU Centres of Excellence initiative.
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 2019 – re-certification program.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announces that its 2019 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List), which was first published on 28 September 2018, has entered into force on January 1st, 2019.
Following changes adopted by the 2018 ISU Congress regarding Rule 102, paragraph 6, ISU Communication No. 2221 replaces and complements ISU Communication No. 2055 as well as enforces and re-enforces provisions outlined in other ISU Communications.
Further to ISU Communication No. 2175, point 9 and in line with the 2016 Congress decision to provide additional opportunities to ISU Member representatives to meet and discuss, the Council agreed to hold a one-day Conference per Branch (Figure Skating & Speed Skating) during the season 2018/19.
ISU Constitution & General Regulations, Special Regulations & Technical Rule for Figure Skating, Synchronized Skating, Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating 2018 books are available on the ISU Online Shop