5th Annual Cortland-Ithaca Basic Skills Competition

MARCH 3, 2018

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5th ANNUAL

CORTLAND-ITHACA

COMPETE USA COMPETITION

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Hosted by:

 

 

 

In this packet you will find information and an application for participation in the 5th Annual Cortland-Ithaca Compete USA competition. Please join us!

 

ENTRY DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 20, 2018

 

 
   

 

The 5th Annual Cortland-Ithaca Compete USA competition will be conducted in accordance with the rules and regulations of U.S. Figure Skating, as set forth in the current rulebook, as well as any pertinent updates which have been posted on the U.S. Figure Skating website.

ELIGIBILITY: This competition is open to all eligible, restricted, reinstated or readmitted persons as defined by the Eligibility Rules, and is a currently registered member of a U.S. Figure Skating member club, a collegiate club or an individual member in accordance with the current rulebook. Please refer to the current rulebook for non-U.S. Citizens.

TEST LEVEL:Competition level is the highest test passed as of the entry deadline (February 20, 2018) in the discipline the skater is entering. Entrants may skate one level above that for which they qualify, but they may not skate down in any event.


ENTRIES: The entry form (found on the final page of this packet), with fees, must be postmarked or submitted in person no later than February 20, 2018. ENTRY FORMS MUST BE FILLED OUT COMPLETELY and returned with a check made payable to the Cortland Figure Skating Club. There will be a $25 fee for returned checks.

Entry forms may be mailed to:

Cortland Figure Skating Club

17 Braeside Drive • Homer, NY 13077

Attn: 2018 Basic Skills Competition

Entries may also be turned in during all Cortland Figure Skating Club Learn to Skate or Club ice times.

The entry fees are:        $27 for the first Compete USA event

$23 for the second Compete USA event

$15 for each additional Compete USA event

$35 for the first 6.0 event

$30 for each additional 6.0 event

$25 Late fee

Entries may be limited, and will be accepted according to the postmark on the application. Late entries will be accepted at the discretion of the Competition Chair as well as the Chief Referee and only if space is available. The Cortland Figure Skating Club reserves the right to limit the size of each event, to cancel any event with less than two entrants (with refund of entry fee), and to combine or divide groups as necessary.

REFUND POLICY: Entry fees will not be refunded after February 20, 2018 unless no competition exists or the event is canceled. There will be no refunds for medical withdrawals. Checks returned for non-sufficient funds will be issued a $25 fee. Payment of the fee will be required before the skater is allowed to participate in practice ice or events.

FACILITIES: The competition will be held at the J.M. McDonald Sports Complex at 4292 Fairgrounds Drive, Cortland, NY 13045. Snack bar and locker rooms will be available.

MUSIC: Each competitor must supply his/her own music on CD for Basic Program, Free Skate Program, Well Balanced Program and Test Track events. Each CD submitted must be clearly labeled with the competitor's name, club, event and length of music. CDs must have only 1 (one) track per CD. No CD-RW discs will be accepted. All music should be turned in at the time of registration and may be picked up shortly after the completion of the event. It is recommended each competitor have an extra copy of music for each event entered. Every reasonable care will be taken, but the Cortland Figure Skating Club cannot be responsible for CDs left at the end of the competition. Please have separate CDs for practice and competition.

DRESS: Skaters may choose to wear a skating dress with tights, or athletic type pants with a top or sweatshirt. Helmets are optional.

LIABILITY: U.S. Figure Skating, the Cortland Figure Skating Club, and the J. M. McDonald Sports Complex accept no responsibility for injury or damage sustained by any participant in this competition. This is in accordance with Rule 1600 of the official U.S. Figure Skating Rulebook.


JUDGING SYSTEM:

The 6.0 Majority Judging System will be used for:

• All Well Balanced Free Skate events

•All Test Track Free Skate events

REGISTRATION:Registration will begin on March 3, 2018 45 minutes prior to the start of the competition and will be open through the last event of the day. The registration table will be located at the main rink entrance. Please register promptly upon arrival.

LOCKER ROOMS AND CHANGING AREAS:This event will follow the Locker Rooms and Changing Area policy included in the SafeSport Handbook.

PHOTOGRAPHY/VIDEOGRAPHY: For the safety of our skaters, NO FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY is allowed during any of the events.

AWARDS: Medals will be awarded to all competitors. Results will be posted and all awards will be made at appropriate times throughout the competition.

OFFICIAL NOTICES: An official bulletin board will be maintained near the registration desk. It is the responsibility of each competitor, parent and coach to check the bulletin board frequently for any schedule changes and/or additional information. Skaters are requested to arrive one hour prior to the scheduled time of their event. Information regarding groups and a tentative schedule of events will be emailed to competitors and posted on the Cortland Figure Skating Club website (cortlandskating.com) prior to the competition. This schedule is subject to adjustment.

INFORMATION REGARDING COACHES: The Cortland-Ithaca Basic Skills Competition is a USFS sanctioned event; therefore, in order to be granted access to work within U.S. Figure Skating sanctioned activities, each coach must complete the following requirements on an annual basis by July 1:

A. Must be a current full member of U.S. Figure Skating - either through a member club or as an individual member;

B. Must complete the coach registration process through the U.S. Figure Skating Members Only site, submit proper payment for the annual registration fee of $30 and, if 18 years of age or older, successfully pass the background screen.

C. Must complete the appropriate CER courses (A, B, C or D) depending on the highest level of students being coached as of July 1. See rule MR 5.12.

D. Must submit proof of current general liability insurance with limits of $1 million per occurrence/$5 million aggregate.

For Learn to Skate USA ONLY coaches - Any person, 18 and older, instructing a Learn to Skate USA Program must have successfully passed the annual background screen, be registered as a Learn to Skate USA instructor and completed the Learn to Skate USA Instructor Certification or U.S. Figure Skating Coach Compliance.

The local organizing committee/club will have a list of compliant coaches who are cleared for a credential at the competition. Coaches will need to check in at the event registration desk and show a government issued photo I.D. to receive a credential. If a coach cannot provide a photo I.D. and is not on the list or cannot produce the necessary documents, he or she will not be allowed a credential – no exceptions. We strongly urge all coaches to have their cards with them. Non-credentialed coaches will not be permitted in the designated coaching area at rink side during events including practice sessions. Coaching at U.S. Figure Skating events without proper registration is an ethics violation which is reported to U.S. Figure Skating and PSA.

For more information regarding Coach Compliance, please refer to:

http://usfsa.org/story?id=84159

CONTACT INFO: If you have questions, please contact our Competition Chair: Jennifer King MacKenzie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 315-225-1852.

 

 

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PLEASE REMEMBER:

  • Please check the website at for regular updates!
  • Group assignments and event times will be posted online on our website as soon as they become available. All competition correspondence will be done through e-mail. Please print your e-mail CLEARLY on the application.
  • The competition takes place between 1:00pm and 6:00pm on Saturday, March 3, 2018. Your skaters could compete anytime during that period of time. Please account for this when signing them up.
  • Skaters must be at the rink – and READY TO SKATE - at least one hour before their scheduled event time. This is a non-qualifying competition and events may run ahead or behind schedule.


    

         EVENT: SNOWPLOW SAM – BASIC 6 ELEMENTS

Event Format: Each skater will perform all of the required elements before moving on to the next skater. Each skater will perform each element when directed by a judge OR the skater may have the option to skate the elements in the form of a program in the order listed below (with no excessive connecting steps).

  • Skaters may skate at their test level OR up one level.
  • To be skated .
  • No music.
  • All elements must be skated in the order listed
  • Time: 1:00 or less

 

Snowplow Sam 1-3

  • March followed by a two foot glide and dip
  • Forward two-foot swizzles, 2-3 in a row
  • Forward snowplow stop
  • Backward wiggles, 2-6 in a row

Basic 1

  • Forward two-foot glide and dip
  • Forward two-foot swizzles, 6-8 in a row
  • Beginning snowplow stop, on two feet or one foot
  • Backward wiggles, 6-8 in a row

Basic 2

  • Forward one-foot glide - either foot
  • Scooter pushes
  • Moving snowplow stop
  • Two-foot turn in place - forward to backward
  • Backward two-foot swizzles, 6 - 8 in a row

Basic 3

  • Forward stroking
  • Forward ½ swizzle pumps on a circle, either clockwise or counter clockwise, 4-6 consecutive pumps  
  • Forward slalom  
  • Backward one-foot glide - either foot (focus on balance)
  • Moving forward to backward two foot turns on a circle, clockwise and counter clockwise

Basic 4

  • Backward one foot glides, right and left
  • Forward outside edge on a circle, clockwise or counter clockwise
  • Forward crossovers, 4-6 consecutive in both directions
  • Beginning two foot spin up, 2-4 revolutions
  • Backward ½ swizzle pumps, either direction

 

Basic 5

  • Backward outside edge on a circle, clockwise or counterclockwise
  • Backward crossovers, 4-6 consecutive - both directions
  • Advanced two-foot spin – 4-6 revolutions
  • Standstill forward outside three-turn - R & L
  • Hockey stop

Basic 6

  • Standstill forward inside three-turn - R & L
  • Bunny Hop
  • Forward spiral on a straight line - R or L
  • Beginning one-foot spin, 2-4 revolutions
  • T-stop - R or L


    

         EVENT: SNOWPLOW SAM – BASIC 6 PROGRAM WITH MUSIC

Event Format: The skating order of the required elements is optional. The elements are not restricted as to the number of times the element is executed or length of glides, number of revolutions, etc., unless otherwise specified.

  • To be skated on full ice.
  • The skater may use elements from a previous level.
  • A 0.2 deduction will be taken for each element performed from a higher level. Bonus skills from the same level or below are allowed but will not be judged elements.
Level Time Skating rules/standards

Snowplow Sam

1:10 max.

  • March followed by a two-foot glide and dip
  • Forward two-foot swizzles, 2-3 in a row
  • Forward snowplow stop
  • Backward wiggles, 2-6 in a row  

Basic 1

1:10 max.

  • Forward two-foot glide and dip
  • Forward two-foot swizzles, 6-8 in a row
  • Beginning snowplow stop on two-feet or one-foot
  • Backward wiggles, 6-8 in a row

Basic 2

1:10 max.

  • Forward one-foot glide, either foot
  • Scooter pushes, right and left foot, 2-3 each foot
  • Moving snowplow stop
  • Two-foot turn in place, forward to backward
  • Backward two-foot swizzles, 6-8 in a row

Basic 3

1:10 max.

  • Beginning forward stroking showing correct use of blade
  • Forward ½ swizzle pumps on a circle, either clockwise or counter clockwise, 4-6 consecutive
  • Forward slalom
  • Beginning backward one-foot glide, either foot
  • Moving forward to backward two-foot turn on a circle  

Basic 4

1:10 max.

  • Backward one-foot glides, right and left
  • Forward outside edge on a circle, clockwise or counter clockwise
  • Forward crossovers, 4-6 consecutive, both directions
  • Beginning two-foot spin, maximum 2-4 revolutions        
  • Backward ½ swizzle pumps on a circle, one direction only

Basic 5

1:10 max.

  • Backward outside edge on a circle, clockwise or counterclockwise
  • Backward crossovers, 4-6 consecutive, both directions
  • Advanced two-foot spin, maximum 4-6 revolutions
  • Forward outside three-turn, right and left
  • Hockey stop

Basic 6

1:10 max.

  • Forward inside three-turn, right and left
  • Bunny Hop
  • Forward spiral on a straight line, right or left
  • Beginning one-foot spin, 2-4 revolutions, optional free leg held position and entry
  • T-stop, right or left


    

         EVENT: PRE-FREE SKATE – FREE SKATE 6 COMPULSORY ELEMENTS

Event Format: Each skater will present – in simple program form but without music – the elements listed below. The skater should use a limited number of connecting steps; the skating order of the required elements is optional.

  • Skaters may skate at their test level OR up one level.
  • To be skated on 1/2 ice.
  • No music is allowed.
  • The skater must demonstrate the required elements and may use, but is not required to use, any additional elements from previous levels
  • A 0.2 deduction will be taken for each element performed from a higher level
Level Time Skating rules/standards

Pre-Free Skate

1:15 max

  • Forward inside open Mohawk from a standstill position (R to L and L to R)
  • Two forward crossovers into a forward inside Mohawk, step down and cross behind, step into one backward crossover and step to a forward inside edge, clockwise and counterclockwise
  • One-foot upright spin, optional entry and free-foot position (minimum three revolutions
  • Mazurka
  • Waltz jump

Free Skate 1

1:15 max

  • Forward power stroking, 4-6 consecutive strokes
  • Backward outside three-turns, right and left
  • Upright spin, entry from backward crossovers - minimum 4-6 revs
  • Toe loop jump
  • Half flip jump

Free Skate 2

1:15 max.

  • Alternating forward outside and inside spirals on a continuous axis (2 sets)
  • Backwards inside three-turns, right and left
  • Beginning back spin, up to two revolutions
  • Half Lutz
  • Salchow jump

Free Skate 3

1:15 max

  • Alternating Mohawk/crossover sequence (R to L and L to R)
  • Waltz three turns, clockwise and counter clockwise
  • Advanced back spin with free foot in crossed leg position, min 3 revs
  • Loop jump
  • Waltz jump-toe loop or Salchow-toe loop jump combination

Free Skate 4

1:15 max.

  • Forward power 3's, 2-3 consecutive sets, right or left
  • Sit spin - minimum three revolutions
  • Half Loop jump
  • Flip jump

Free Skate 5

1:15 max.

  • Backward outside three-turn, Mohawk (backward power three-turn), both directions
  • Camel spin - minimum three revolutions
  • Waltz-loop jump combination
  • Lutz jump

Free Skate 6

1:15 max.

  • Forward power pulls, right and left
  • Split jump or stag jump
  • Camel, sit spin combination - minimum of four revolutions total
  • Waltz jump, ½ loop, Salchow jump sequence
  • Beginning Axel jump


    

         EVENT: PRE-FREE SKATE – FREE SKATE 6 PROGRAM WITH MUSIC

Format: The skating order of the required elements is optional. The elements are not restricted as to the number of times an element is executed, length of glides, number of revolutions, etc., unless otherwise stated. Connecting steps and transitions should be demonstrated throughout the program.

  • To be skated on full ice.
  • The skater must demonstrate the required elements and may use but is not required to use any additional elements from previous levels. Bonus skills from the same level or below are allowed but will not be judged elements.
  • A 0.2 deduction will be taken for each element performed from a higher level.
  • Time 1:40 max.
Level Time Skating rules/standards

Pre-Free Skate

1:40 max

  • Two forward crossovers into a forward inside Mohawk, step down and cross behind, step into one backward crossover and step to a forward inside edge, clockwise and counterclockwise
  • One-foot upright spin, optional entry and free-foot position (minimum three revolutions
  • Mazurka
  • Waltz jump

Free Skate 1

1:40 max

  • Forward power stroking, 4-6 consecutive strokes
  • Upright spin, entry from backward crossovers - minimum 4-6 revolutions
  • Toe loop jump
  • Half flip jump

Free Skate 2

1:40 max.

  • Alternating forward outside and inside spirals on a continuous axis (2 sets)
  • Beginning back spin, up to two revolutions
  • Half Lutz
  • Salchow jump

Free Skate 3

1:40 max

  • Alternating Mohawk/crossover sequence, right to left and left to right
  • Advanced back spin with free foot in crossed leg position, min 3 revs
  • Loop jump
  • Waltz jump-toe loop or Salchow-toe loop jump combination

Free Skate 4

1:40 max.

  • Forward power 3's, 2-3 consecutive sets, right or left
  • Sit spin - minimum three revolutions
  • Half Loop jump
  • Flip jump

Free Skate 5

1:40 max.

  • Backward outside three-turn, Mohawk (backward power three-turn), both directions
  • Camel spin - minimum three revolutions
  • Waltz-loop jump combination
  • Lutz jump

Free Skate 6

1:40 max.

  • Split jump or stag jump
  • Camel, sit spin combination - minimum of four revolutions total
  • Waltz jump, ½ loop, Salchow jump sequence
  • Beginning Axel jump

    

EVENT: INTRODUCTORY FREE SKATE PROGRAM

General event parameters:

  • Skaters will skate to the music of their choice.
  • Level will be determined by the highest free skate test passed. Skaters may compete at the highest level they have passed, or skate up to one level higher.
  • Minimum number of spin revolutions are in parentheses following the spin description. Revolutions must be in position.
Level Jumps Spins Step Sequences Qualifications

Beginner

1:40 Maximum

 

Max. 5 jump elements:
  • Jumps with no more than one-half rotation (front to back or back to front).

Max. 2 spins:

  • Two upright spins, no change of foot, no flying entry (Min. 3 revolutions)

Connecting moves and steps should be demonstrated throughout the program

Skaters may not have passed tests higher than U.S. Figure Skating Learn to Skate USA free skating badge tests

High Beginner

1:40 Maximum

 

Max. 5 jump elements:
  • Jumps with no more than one-half rotation (front to back or back to front including half-loop)
  • Single rotation jumps: Salchow and toe loop only.
Max. 2 spins:
  • Two upright spins, change of foot optional, no flying entry (Min. 3 revolutions)
Connecting moves and steps should be demonstrated throughout the program

Skaters may not have passed tests higher than U.S. Figure Skating Learn to Skate USA free skating badge tests


EVENT: Test Track Free Skate            

General event parameters:

• Skaters may not enter both a Well-Balanced Free Skate event and a Test Track Free Skate event at the

         same nonqualifying competition.

• Skaters will skate to the music of their choice. Vocal music is permitted at all levels.

• Level will be determined by the highest Free Skate test passed. Skaters may compete at the highest level they have passed, or “skate up” to one level higher.

• Minimum number of spin revolutions are in ( ) following the spin description. Revolutions must be in position.

• The following deductions will be taken:

- 0.1 from each mark for each technical element included that is not permitted in the event description.

- 0.2 from the technical mark for each extra element included.

- 0.1 from the technical mark for any spin that is less than the required minimum revolutions.

Level Jumps Spins Step Sequences Qualifications

Pre-Preliminary Test

1:40 Maximum

Maximum of 5 jump elements:
  • Jumps with not more than one-half rotation (front to back or back to front including half-loop)
  • Single rotation jumps: Salchow, toe loop and loop only
  • Maximum 2 jump combinations or sequences
  • Maximum 2 of any same type jump

Maximum of 2 spins:

• Two spins of a different nature, one position only. No change of foot, no flying entry (Minimum 3 revolutions)

Connecting moves and steps should be demonstrated throughout the program.

Skaters may not have passed tests higher than the U.S. Figure Skating

pre-preliminary free skate test

Preliminary Test

1:30 +/- 10 sec.

Maximum of 5 jump elements:

  • Jumps with not more than one rotation (no Axels)
  • Maximum 2 jump combinations or sequences
  • Maximum 2 of any same type jump

Maximum of 2 spins:

•  One spin in one  

     position; no

     change of foot,

     no flying entry.

     (Minimum 3

     revolutions)

•  One spin

     consisting of a

     front scratch to

     back scratch; exit

     on spinning foot

     not mandatory.

     (Min. 3 revs per

     foot)

Connecting moves and steps should be demonstrated throughout the program. Skaters must have passed at least the U.S. Figure Skating pre-preliminary free skate test but may not have passed tests higher than the preliminary free skate test

EVENT: Well Balanced Free Skate           

• Skaters may not enter both a Well-Balanced Free Skate event and a Test Track Free Skate event at the

         same nonqualifying competition.

• Skaters will skate to the music of their choice. Vocal music is permitted at all levels.

• Level will be determined by the highest Free Skate test passed. Skaters may compete at the highest level they have passed, or “skate up” to one level higher.

Level Jumps Spins Step Sequences Qualifications

No Test

1:40 Maximum

Maximum of 5 jump elements:

• All single jumps allowed except for the single Axel

o No single Axels, double, triple or quadruple jumps allowed

o Number of single jumps (except single Axels) is not limited provided the maximum number of jump elements allowed is not exceeded

• Max 2 jump combinations or jump sequences

o Jump combinations limited to 2 jumps except that one 3-jump combination with a maximum of 3

     single jumps is allowed

o Jump sequences limited to a maximum of 3 single jumps

Maximum of 2 spins:

• Spins may change feet

and/or position

• Spins may start with a flying entry

• Min 3 revs.

These spins must be of a different character (For

definition see U.S. Figure Skating rule 4103 (E))

Max 1 Sequence

• Step Sequence

Must use one-half

the ice surface

• Moves in the field and spiral

sequences are

allowed but will not be counted as elements

• Jumps may be

included in the

step sequence.

Skaters may not have passed the

USFS Pre-Preliminary Freestyle test

Pre-Preliminary Test

1:40 Maximum

Maximum of 5 jump elements:

• All single jumps, including the single Axel, allowed

o No double, triple or quadruple jumps allowed

o Axel may be repeated once as a solo jump or part of a jump sequence or jump combination (maximum of 2 single Axels)

o Number of single jumps is not limited

provided the maximum number of jump elements allowed is not exceeded

• Max 2 jump combinations or jump sequences

o Jump combinations limited to 2 jumps except that one 3-jump combination with a maximum of 3 single jumps is allowed

       o Jump sequences limited to a        

       maximum of 3 single jumps

Maximum of 2 spins:

• Spins may change feet

and/or position

• Spins may start with a flying entry

• Min 3 revs.

These spins must be of a different character (For

definition see U.S. Figure Skating rule 4103 (E))

Max 1 Sequence

• Step Sequence

Must use one-half

the ice surface

• Moves in the field and spiral

sequences are

allowed but will not be counted as elements

• Jumps may be

included in the

step sequence.

Skaters may not have passed tests higher than the U.S. Figure Skating

pre-preliminary free skate test


EVENT: Well Balanced Free Skate            continued

Preliminary Test

1:30 +/- 10 sec.

Maximum of 5 jump elements:

• 1 must be an Axel-type jump or a waltz jump*

• All single jumps, including the single Axel, allowed. Only 2 different double jumps may be attempted (limited to double Salchow, double toe loop and double loop)

o Double flip, double Lutz, double Axel, triple and quadruple jumps not allowed

o An Axel plus up to two different, allowable double jumps may be repeated once (but not more) as solo jumps or part of a jump sequence or jump combination

o Number of single jumps is not limited

provided the maximum number of jump elements allowed is not exceeded

• Max 2 jump combinations or sequences

o Jump combinations limited to 2 jumps except that one three jump combination with a maximum of 2

       double jumps and 1 single jump is  

       allowed

o Jump sequences limited to a maximum of 3 single or double jumps

Maximum of 2 spins:

• Spins may change feet

and/or position

• Spins may start with a flying entry

• Min 3 revs.

These spins must be of a different character (For

definition see U.S. Figure Skating rule 4103 (E))

Max 1 Sequence

• Step Sequence

Must use one-half

the ice surface

• Moves in the field and spiral

sequences are

allowed but will not be counted as elements

• Jumps may be

included in the

step sequence.

Skaters must have passed at least the U.S. Figure Skating pre-preliminary free skate test but may not have passed tests higher than the preliminary free skate test


EVENT: Jumps Challenge

Skater may skate at their Free skate test level or one higher. Beginner through Pre-Juvenile level skaters will

use half ice surface. Jumps must be performed exactly as stated, and MUST BE SKATED IN THE ORDER LISTED.

Jumps with an “*” must be preceded with connecting steps. Skaters will have two attempts to skate each

element, and will be judged on the better of the two. An axel will be considered a single jump. When skaters

are given a choice of jumps, they may not change the jump (or combination) after their first attempt.

Level Time Skating rules / standards

Beginner

1:15 max.

  1. Waltz jump (from backward crossovers)
  2. ½ flip or ½ Lutz
  3. Single Salchow

High Beginner

1:15 max.

  1. Waltz jump (from backward crossovers)
  2. Single Salchow
  3. Jump combination – waltz jump-toe loop

No-Test

1:15 max.

  1. Single toe loop
  2. Single loop
  3. Jump combination – Any two ½ or single revolution jumps (no Axel)

Pre – Preliminary

1:15 max.

  1. Single toe loop
  2. Single flip
  3. Jump combination - Any two ½ or single revolution jumps (no Axel)

Preliminary

1:15 max.

  1. Single flip
  2. Single Lutz
  3. Jump combination – Any single jump + single loop (may be Axel)

EVENT: Spins Challenge

Skater may skate at their Freeskate test level or one higher. Spins may be skated in any order. Connecting

steps are allowed, but will not be taken into consideration in scoring. Spins may not be repeated. Only

required elements may be included. All events are skated on 1⁄2 ice. Minimum number of revolutions is

noted in parentheses.

Level Time Skating rules / standards

Beginner

1:30 max.

  1. Upright one-foot spin (3)
  2. Upright two-foot spin (3)
  3. Sit spin (3)

High Beginner

1:30 max.

  1. Upright one-foot spin (3)
  2. Upright two-foot spin (3)
  3. Sit spin (3)

No-Test

1:30 max.

  1. Upright one-foot spin (3)
  2. Upright two-foot spin (3)
  3. Sit spin (3)

Pre – Preliminary

1:30 max.

  1. Upright one-foot spin (3)
  2. Upright back scratch spin (3)
  3. Sit spin (3)

Preliminary

1:30 max.

  1. Forward scratch to back scratch spin (3)
  2. Combination spin with no change of foot (4)
  3. Sit spin (3)